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  • U.S. nuclear negotiator declines setting deadline on Iran deal

    By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The lead U.S. nuclear negotiator declined to give a final deadline on Tuesday for negotiating a final nuclear agreement with Iran, but said participants mean to finish the international talks at the end of the current four-month extension. Iran and six…

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  • Bombs in Syria's Aleppo kill 13 pro-Assad fighters: monitor

    Opposition forces in Syria exploded bombs in tunnels under Aleppo late on Tuesday and killed at least 13 fighters loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in the northern city, a group tracking the violence said. The bombs were placed in two tunnels running under historic parts of the city close to an…

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  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

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  • U.S. judge says cannot seize Kurdish crude for now

    By Anna Driver and Kristen Hays HOUSTON (Reuters) - A high-stakes dispute over a tanker carrying $100 million in Iraqi Kurdish crude took a surprising turn on Tuesday when a U.S. judge said she lacked jurisdiction given the ship's distance from the Texas shore and urged that the case be settled in…

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  • What do 'social inclusion' rankings tell us about the child migrant crisis?

    For the third year, America's Quarterly has ranked Latin American countries and the United States based on social inclusion, sifting through multiple variables like access to education, housing, and employment, as well as basic political, civil, and human rights. Violence in Guatemala, El…

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  • Populist appeal to single women could turn Senate races, Democratic group says

    Look at the most competitive US Senate seats up for grabs in 2014, and you might be surprised that they are, in fact, competitive. Mitt Romney won those states in 2012 – six by double digits.

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  • Nominee Robert McDonald: VA can be fixed with 'urgent action'

    If confirmed, as is widely expected to happen in a Senate vote Wednesday, McDonald, a West Point graduate who later served as a captain in the 82nd Airborne Division, will be responsible for turning around a department with some 310,000 employees and a $163 billion budget – a budget that has…

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  • Appeals courts disagree on Obamacare subsidies: how it affects you

    Two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings Tuesday on a core part of the Affordable Care Act – whether millions of Americans who are enrolled in the federal health insurance exchange, or marketplace, are entitled to subsidies. The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in…

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  • US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks. President Barack Obama swiftly followed with an expansion of…

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  • New Site UnMasks Anyone's Past Online!

    A new website makes it easy for anyone to search through anyone's records online. It's as simple as typing in a name and picking a state.

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  • Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda

    Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next week's summit in Washington with more than 40 African leaders.

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  • China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

    BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the country's topmost leaders.

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  • Shelling adds to mounting civilian toll in Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Shells smashed into a residential neighborhood of Donetsk on Tuesday as Ukrainian forces intensified their campaign to encircle the rebel stronghold. The shelling killed at least two people, blew gaping holes in an apartment block and raised fears that the city is on the…

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  • China reports deadly attack in northwest

    BEIJING (AP) — A mob armed with knives and axes rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed Islamic militants, state media reported Tuesday.

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  • Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats

    PARIS (AP) — Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists.

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  • Official: 13 killed as shells hit Gaza UN school

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian health official says 13 people were killed after tank shells hit a U.N. school in Gaza where hundreds of Palestinians had taken refuge from Israeli attacks.

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  • Tired of Living Paycheck to Paycheck?

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  • Canada intends to impose more sanctions on Russia: prime minister

    Canada said on Tuesday it plans to impose additional sanctions on Russia in the coming days, in close coordination with partners in the United States and Europe. The sanctions will be in addition to those announced last week on a broad range of Russian companies and banks, Canada's Prime Minister…

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  • Khmer Rouge tribunal readies way for genocide case

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A U.N.-backed tribunal on Wednesday began a hearing to prepare for the genocide trial of the two senior surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, under whose rule an estimated 1.7 million people died in the late 1970s from starvation, exhaustion, disease and execution.

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  • Top Asian News at 4:30 a.m. GMT

    BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the country's topmost leaders. If he goes to trial, Zhou Yongkang would be…

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  • Palestinian health official says 13 killed in tank shell attack on UN school in Gaza

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian health official says 13 killed in tank shell attack on UN school in Gaza .

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  • Argentina, US bondholders meet as deadline looms

    NEW YORK (AP) — Argentina's economy minister emerged from daylong negotiations aimed at preventing a default Tuesday to say both sides had finally spoken for the first time, a development that raised hopes that a deal might be reached to avert a financial crisis.

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  • Top Asian News at 4:00 a.m. GMT

    BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the country's topmost leaders. If he goes to trial, Zhou Yongkang would be…

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  • Warren Buffett Reveals How $40 Becomes Millions

    Discover the dead-simple Warren Buffett strategy that could lead to life changing investing profits.

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