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Japan's Huge Pension Fund to Boost Share Purchases Open in new window
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Japan's $1.1 trillion public pension fund OK's plan to boost share purchases, pare bonds

Myanmar Hosts Talks With Suu Kyi to Show Progress Open in new window
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Myanmar hosts talks with opposition leader Suu Kyi to show progress ahead of Asian summit

Chinese Official Allegedly Hides $33M in Bribes Open in new window
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In record seizure, $33 million in cash found at home of suspected corrupt Chinese official

Full Episode: Nightline 10/30: Alleged Cop Killer Eric Frein Captured Open in new window
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Catcall Victims Fight Back Against Street Harassment; Tameka 'Tiny' Harris Undergoes Eye Color Surgery

Muslim men over 50 return to Jerusalem's Aqsa mosque, tension high Open in new window
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Muslim worshippers over the age of 50 returned to pray at Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday, a day after Israeli authorities shut down all access to the sacred compound following violence in East Jerusalem.

Israel reopens al-Aqsa mosque compound before Friday prayers Open in new window
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Rare closure followed fatal police shooting of Palestinian suspected of having been the attempted killer of a rabbi Continue reading...

Thousands denounce HSBC board member's likening of Hong Kong people to freed slaves Open in new window
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HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands have signed an online petition denouncing reported comments by an HSBC Holdings board member in which she likened Hong Kong protesters' demands for democracy to the emancipation of slaves.

Hong Kong Protesters: Images of Determination Open in new window
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'Not like hothouse flowers': In words and images, Hong Kong protesters show determination

Japan's $1.1 Trillion Pension Fund Clears Plan to Double Share Purchases, Cut Bond Holdings Open in new window
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Japan's $1.1 trillion pension fund clears plan to double share purchases, cut bond holdings

Burkina Faso president refuses to resign in face of violent protests Open in new window
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Blaise Compaoré says he will lead transitional government after parliament is disolved Continue reading...

Unwed Indian Moms Applying for Child?s Passport Are Asked if They Were Raped Open in new window
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They also need to file an affidavit detailing how the child was conceived, a lawyer for the Indian government said

Cosmopolitan New Afghan First Lady Backs French Veil Ban Open in new window
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Afghanistan's cosmopolitan new first lady has backed France's controversial ban on the niqab, comparing the full veil to blinders as she prepares to campaign for more respect for women in her conser...

Paranoid North Korea Handles Ebola Threat by Quarantining All Foreigners Open in new window
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North Korea, not a friend to much of anything coming through its borders (or out of them), is certainly not keen to let Ebola in either

Myanmar Moots Changing Constitution Barring Aung San Suu Kyi From Presidency Open in new window
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Myanmar's Parliament will consider amending the country's constitution - which currently bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president - ahead of elections next year, an official sai...

George Brandiss safeguard fails to ease journalists fears Open in new window
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The attorney general would have to decide whether to prosecute journalists for revealing special operations he himself approved Continue reading...

Gerrard open to move from Liverpool Open in new window
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Steven Gerrard says he could join another club next summer if Liverpool do not offer him a new contract.

Sinosphere Blog: Hong Kong Politician Likens Protesters to African-American Slaves Open in new window
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A prominent businesswoman and politician has come under fire for saying, erroneously, that black Americans did not get voting rights for 107 years after the country?s slaves were freed, so Hong Kongers should also wait.

China Executes Man Who Killed Toddler in Parking Row Open in new window
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A Chinese man who killed a two-year-old girl after a row with her mother over a parking space was executed on Friday, a court said.

Hungary will shelve plans for internet tax for now, PM says Open in new window
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BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary will shelve plans to introduce a tax on internet data traffic that has generated big protests over the past week, and will revisit regulating and taxing money made online next year, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday.

New Indonesian President Jokowi Talks Tough With Fading Power Australia Open in new window
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Indonesia's newfound chest-thumping may simply be a fledgling administration's efforts to win domestic approval, but is nonetheless indicative of shifting powers in the region

China upholds death penalty for three who led mass stabbing in Kunming Open in new window
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Intermediate court rejects appeals by terrorists convicted over railway station incident in which 31 people were killed Continue reading...

Full Episode: WN 10/30: FBI Most Wanted Eric Frein Arrested Open in new window
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Plane crash at Wichita airport kills at least 4, including the pilot; Kaci Hickox and the state of Maine in a deadlock.

Juppé's star rises amid French leadership void Open in new window
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PARIS (Reuters) - He has a criminal record for corruption and as prime minister in the 1990s caused France's worst unrest since May 1968 with a failed austerity push. Two decades on, opinion polls show he is the country's most respected politician in office.

Romania to Vote for New Leader; Corruption Ignored Open in new window
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Romanians go to the polls on Sunday to elect a new leader as President Traian Basescu steps down after 10 years. Prime Minister Victor Ponta is favored to win over challengers who include a city mayor...



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