• Australian Cabinet minister resigns over unofficial China trip

    (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull accepted the resignation on Friday of a Cabinet minister who admitted he had attended a contract signing between China's Minmetals Corp and an Australian company with which he had financial links. The move ends a tumultuous week for Turnbull

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  • Patient strategy pays off for FBI in ending Oregon standoff

    The last four armed occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge shouted, argued and raved for all the world to hear. The peaceful resolution to the standoff, which had lasted 41 days and resulted in one death, signalled a victory for the FBI's patient, "low burn" approach to the trespassers

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  • With prize in sight, Brexit camp risks dashing its dream

    By Kate Holton and Kylie MacLellan WITHAM, England (Reuters) - Striding through a housing estate in the drizzle to hand out leaflets, 52-year-old builder Kevin Lovett throws up his arms in despair as he rails against the deceit he sees at the heart of the European Union. Pitching their dream of a proud

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  • Clinton, Sanders clash over Obama as they vie for minority votes

    By John Whitesides MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed sharply in a debate on Thursday over their support for President Barack Obama, with Sanders accusing Clinton of "a low blow" after she compared him to Republicans. As the

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  • Major powers agree to plan for 'cessation of hostilities' in Syria

    By John Irish and Warren Strobel MUNICH (Reuters) - Major powers agreed on Friday to a cessation of hostilities in Syria set to begin in a week and to provide rapid humanitarian access to besieged Syrian towns, but failed to secure a complete ceasefire or an end to Russian bombing. Following a marathon

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  • Beijing offers support for Hong Kong after New Year violence

    China's central government firmly supports Hong Kong authorities and police in safeguarding public order and punishing those who break the law, the foreign ministry has said in Beijing's first reaction to a riot in Hong Kong earlier this week. Protesters hurled bricks at police and set fire

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  • Fear pervasive after Mexican prison riot that killed 49

    A prison riot that left 49 inmates hacked, beaten or burned to death opened searing questions about gang rule, extortion and human rights violations in Mexico's overcrowded prisons, where people merely awaiting trial are mixed in with some of the world's most hardened killers. Santiago was sent

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  • Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week

    Diplomats trying to secure a cease-fire for the civil war in Syria fell short early Friday in organizing a truce but agreed to try to work out details and implement a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in a week's time. The deal appeared to be the result of a compromise between the United

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  • Obama grants monument status to vast swath of Calif. desert

    President Barack Obama is granting national monument status to nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic Southern California desert, a move the White House says will maintain in perpetuity the region's fragile ecosystem and natural resources, as well as provide recreational opportunities for hikers, campers

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  • Ohio police kill man they say injured 4 with machete

    Police shot and killed a man who stormed into a central Ohio restaurant wielding a machete and randomly attacking people as they sat unsuspectingly at their dinner tables, authorities said. Four people were injured in the brutal attack Thursday evening at Nazareth Restaurant and Deli, a Mediterranean

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  • Syrian opposition says must see peace plan in action before political talks

    MUNICH (Reuters) - Syria's main opposition group welcomed a plan agreed by major powers including Russia on Thursday to reach a truce in the war-torn country within a week and facilitate humanitarian aid reaching besieged Syrians, Salim al-Muslat told reporters. He cautioned, however, that the agreement

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  • Britain says Syria deal will only work if Russia stops bombing

    A cessation of hostilities in Syria can only succeed if Russia stops air strikes supporting Syrian government forces' advance against the opposition, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Friday. "If implemented fully and properly ... , this (deal) will be an important step toward

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  • Russia's Lavrov: Cessation of Syria hostilities 'difficult'

    MUNICH (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday following an international meeting on the Syria crisis that peace talks should resume in Geneva as soon as possible, and that all opposition groups should participate. Speaking after marathon talks that included more than a dozen

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  • Germany says time will tell if Syria deal successful

    MUNICH (Reuters) - Germany's foreign minister said on Friday a deal between major powers to reduce violence in Syria could only be judged if it was successful in the coming days. "We will only be able to see whether this was a breakthrough in a few days," Frank-Walter Steinmeier told reporters

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  • Kerry says 'cessation of hostilities' in Syria agreed

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that an international meeting on the Syria crisis had agreed to implement a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria and to immediately expand delivery of humanitarian aid. Kerry, speaking after marathon talks that included Russia and more than

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  • Venezuela says 3 dead from Zika complications

    Venezuela has announced the first Zika-related deaths in the South American country. President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday that at least three people have died in Venezuela due to complications related to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. Maduro did not say what the complications were or how the deaths

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  • South Korea, U.S. to discuss missile defense; South cuts power to Kaesong park

    By Jack Kim and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will begin talks with Washington as early as next week on deploying an advanced U.S. missile defense system following North Korea's rocket launch, an official said on Friday, as Seoul cut power to a factory park run jointly with the North

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  • Venezuela top court grants Maduro economic emergency powers, opposition cries foul

    Venezuela's Supreme Court approved President Nicolas Maduro's "economic emergency" decree on Thursday, setting up a showdown after the Venezuelan Congress rejected the measure last month. Maduro's decree includes wider executive powers to control the budget, companies and the currency

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  • S.Korea, U.S. to discuss missile defence; South cuts power to Kaesong park

    By Jack Kim and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will begin talks with Washington as early as next week on deploying an advanced U.S. missile defence system following North Korea's rocket launch, an official said on Friday, as Seoul cut power to a factory park run jointly with the North

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  • North responsible for consequences from Kaesong shutdown - South Korea

    South Korea said on Friday that North Korea would be held responsible for any consequences after the North kicked out South Korean workers and froze the assets of companies at the jointly run Kaesong Industrial Complex. South Korean Unification Minister Hong Yong-pyo told a news conference that North

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  • South Korea, U.S. to discuss missile defence; South cuts power to Kaesong park

    By Jack Kim and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will begin talks with Washington as early as next week on deploying an advanced U.S. missile defence system following North Korea's rocket launch, an official said on Friday, as Seoul cut power to a factory park run jointly with the North

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  • Fargo officer just 2nd killed in line of duty

    A North Dakota police officer died Thursday of a gunshot wound suffered while responding to a domestic disturbance hours earlier, becoming just the second Fargo officer to die in the line of duty and the first in more than a century. Officer Jason Moszer, 33, a six-year veteran of the force with a wife

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  • Uber to pay $28.5M to settle safety ad lawsuits

    Uber says it will pay $28.5 million to settle two lawsuits that said the ride-hailing firm misled customers about its safety procedures and fees. The company on Thursday told a federal judge in San Francisco that it wants to settle the class-action lawsuits by paying about 25 million riders who made

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  • Clinton says Sanders making promises that 'cannot be kept'

    Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled for the crucial support of black and Hispanic voters in Thursday night's Democratic debate, a polite but pointed contest that marked a shift in the primary toward states with more minority voters. After splitting the first two states in the state-by-state

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  • Teens plead not guilty in Seattle homeless camp shooting

    Teenage brothers charged in a drug-related shooting that left two people dead and three wounded at a Seattle homeless camp have pleaded not guilty to murder charges. The two boys, ages 16 and 17, each entered their pleas on murder and assault charges Thursday at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in

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