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Myanmar's President, Army Chief Meet Suu Kyi

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Myanmar's president, army chief hold rare talks with opposition leader Suu Kyi

Winston, Florida State Rally to Beat Louisville

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Winston shakes off 3 interceptions, No. 2 Florida State rallies to beat Louisville 42-31

Obama Campaigns in Maine, Away from the Spotlight

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Obama Campaigns in Maine, Away from the Spotlight
Rally for gubernatorial candidate is a far cry from campaign moments of yesteryear
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Wild Beat Sharks 4-3 in Shootout

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Koivu, Pominville get shootout goals, Wild beat Sharks 4-3

Reports of Armed Man at Boeing Plant in Washington

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Police investigate reports of armed man at Boeing aircraft plant in Everett, Washington


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Tide going out for the Tea Party in US midterms

The midterm elections in Kansas, where the polarising policies of Governor Sam Brownback have caused many Republicans to denounce him, will be a litmus test ... more

The Islamic State prisoner and the intelligence chief

The capture of a prisoner wearing a "nappy'' bomb and a suicide capsule in his belly button has revealed much about the operations of the ... more

Thousands denounce HSBC board member's likening of Hong Kong people to freed slaves

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Thousands denounce HSBC board member's likening of Hong Kong people to freed slaves
By Anne Marie Roantree and Lisa Jucca HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands have signed an online petition denouncing reported comments by an HSBC Holdings board ... more

Sony's quarterly loss balloons on mobile woes

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TOKYO (AP) — Sony Corp. says losses for July-September ballooned to 136 billion yen ($1.2 billion) as the Japanese electronics and entertainment company's troubled mobile ... more

Brad Haddin injures shoulder

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Australia's wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has suffered a shoulder injury on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

Wal-Mart tests matching prices with online rivals

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering matching online prices from competitors such as Amazon.com, raising the stakes for the holiday shopping season.

Japan Stocks Soar 5 Percent, Yen Falls on Stimulus

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Japan stock index soars 5 percent, yen falls after BOJ announces new stimulus

Here's How the New Chip-and-PIN Credit Cards Could Be DOA

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A recent Gallup survey found that 69% of Americans worry “frequently” or “occasionally” about having a credit card compromised by computer hackers. It’s not shocking. ... more

BOJ shocks markets with surprise easing as inflation slows

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BOJ shocks markets with surprise easing as inflation slows
By Leika Kihara and Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan surprised global financial markets on Friday by expanding its massive monetary easing ... more

Bank of Japan stuns with more stimulus

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The central bank is going for broke and expanding its already aggressive stimulus plan.

Sony reports narrower second-quarter loss than estimated on strong PlayStation 4 sales

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Sony reports narrower second-quarter loss than estimated on strong PlayStation 4 sales
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Sony Corp reported a second-quarter operating loss on Friday that was narrower than analysts had estimated, as blockbuster sales of its ... more

Japan's wireless carriers told to unlock phones starting next year

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By Teppei Kasai TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's wireless network providers are to lift restrictions on which network their subscribers can use, the government said, demanding ... more

Sony replaces mobile chief and slashes smartphone sales forecast

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Sony replaces mobile chief and slashes smartphone sales forecast
Sony's attempt to become a major player in mobile have hit another speed bump. The company now expects to ship 41 million smartphones in its ... more

Most public school students aren't prepared for college work, data show

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Most public school students aren't prepared for college work, data show
With top test scores and high graduation rates, Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook sees almost 90 percent of its graduates go off to college.

Clippers Steve Ballmer has a winning debut too

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Clippers Steve Ballmer has a winning debut too
It was 2 1/2 hours before tipoff Thursday night and new Clippers owner Steve Ballmer couldn't seem to keep still, his excitement evident ahead of ... more

Clippers open Steve Ballmer era with 93-90 victory over the Thunder

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Clippers open Steve Ballmer era with 93-90 victory over the Thunder
The Clippers unveiled a new ad campaign before their season opener, with Blake Griffin dunking and DeAndre Jordan flexing and Chris Paul directing amid a ... more

Clippers are seen in new light in opening win under new owner Ballmer

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Clippers are seen in new light in opening win under new owner Ballmer
Fergie wailed. Big Baby smooched. The screams of fans rocked like a roller coaster, up on the leap, down on the dunk, again and again.

Westlake eyes playoffs after defeating St. Bonaventure, 45-28

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Westlake eyes playoffs after defeating St. Bonaventure, 45-28
The Pac-5 Division in high school football is loaded with top teams. From defending champion Bellflower St. John Bosco to 19-time champion Long Beach Poly ... more

Birmingham earns league bragging rights with 53-20 rout of Taft

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Birmingham earns league bragging rights with 53-20 rout of Taft
It's no secret: Lake Balboa Birmingham and Woodland Hills Taft are bitter rivals. For years, the two programs have battled for bragging rights, not only ... more

Clippers Steve Ballmer has a winning debut too

published about 1 hour ago
Clippers Steve Ballmer has a winning debut too
It was 2 1/2 hours before tipoff Thursday night and new Clippers owner Steve Ballmer couldn't seem to keep still, his excitement evident ahead of ... more

Clippers open Steve Ballmer era with 93-90 victory over the Thunder

published about 1 hour ago
Clippers open Steve Ballmer era with 93-90 victory over the Thunder
The Clippers unveiled a new ad campaign before their season opener, with Blake Griffin dunking and DeAndre Jordan flexing and Chris Paul directing amid a ... more

Clippers are seen in new light in opening win under new owner Ballmer

published about 1 hour ago
Clippers are seen in new light in opening win under new owner Ballmer
Fergie wailed. Big Baby smooched. The screams of fans rocked like a roller coaster, up on the leap, down on the dunk, again and again.

Westlake eyes playoffs after defeating St. Bonaventure, 45-28

published about 2 hours ago
Westlake eyes playoffs after defeating St. Bonaventure, 45-28
The Pac-5 Division in high school football is loaded with top teams. From defending champion Bellflower St. John Bosco to 19-time champion Long Beach Poly ... more

Birmingham earns league bragging rights with 53-20 rout of Taft

published about 2 hours ago
Birmingham earns league bragging rights with 53-20 rout of Taft
It's no secret: Lake Balboa Birmingham and Woodland Hills Taft are bitter rivals. For years, the two programs have battled for bragging rights, not only ... more
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Could Lennox's new album be her last?

Annie Lennox's new album Nostalgia revels in taking time and looking back.

Philippine star rides dictator's coattails to West End

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Philippine star rides dictator's coattails to West End
Manila (AFP) - The extraordinary road to the West End for the Philippines' Mark Bautista began with singing boy-band covers at shopping malls and a ... more

'Parenthood' recap: 'Too Big to Fail'

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'Scandal' recap: 'An Innocent Man'

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Sunday Night producers in 'punch up'

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An ambulance has reportedly been called to the head office of Channel Seven's Sunday Night program.

New research shows link between perinatal exposure to BPA and risk of food intolerance in later life

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If it seems like more people are allergic to, or intolerant of, more and different kinds of foods than ever before, there might be a ... more

VCOR project aims to improve coronary angioplasty services in Victoria

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Victorian Hospitals will be better equipped to measure the quality of care for their cardiac patients, under a new project that collects and compares data ... more

Fighting likely to surge in South Sudan as rainy season ends - report

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By Alex Whiting LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The end of the rainy season is imminent and warring parties in South Sudan's civil war are ... more

Aging astrocytes lose ability to protect motor neurons, reveal Cedars-Sinai ALS researchers

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Lou Gehrig's disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, attacks muscle-controlling nerve cells – motor neurons – in the brain, brainstem and spinal ... more

China snares 180 fugitives in graft crackdown

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China snares 180 fugitives in graft crackdown
Mary PapenfussBEIJING, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- China has managed to round up 180 fugitives living in 40 countries to begin to recover billions of dollars ... more