• Palo Alto forecasts revenue below estimates, shares drop

    (Reuters) - Cyber security firm Palo Alto Networks Inc forecast current-quarter revenue and profit below analysts' estimates, sending its shares down 3 percent in extended trading on Tuesday. However, the company reported a higher-than-expected revenue for the fourth quarter as spending by companies

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  • EU ruling on Apple stirs calls for U.S. tax reform

    By David Morgan and Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A European Commission order requiring Apple Inc to pay Ireland $13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) in unpaid taxes on Tuesday drew swift rebukes from the Obama administration and lawmakers in Congress, while reigniting calls for U.S. tax reform.

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  • Politics, shootings undercut criminal justice overhaul

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hopes for overhauling the nation's criminal justice system have faded in Congress this year, undercut by a rash of summer shootings involving police and the pressure of election-year politics.

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  • Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syria

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremist group's attacks against the West, has been killed while overseeing operations in northern Syria, the group announced Tuesday.

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  • The Latest: Clinton wraps up money blitz in glitzy Hamptons

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):

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  • McCain challenge, sheriff's latest bid top Arizona primary

    PHOENIX (AP) — Primary challenges to two of the state's longest-serving Republicans are drawing attention as Arizona voters head to the polls Tuesday.

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  • Kurdish-backed fighters in Syria agree Turkey truce

    Kurdish-backed militias in Syria agreed Tuesday to a US initiative to stop fighting Turkish forces whose week-old incursion in the country has stoked tensions between Washington and Ankara. The truce was announced separately by a senior US defence official in Washington and the Kurdish-backed Syrian

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  • Google expands nascent ride-sharing service: WSJ

    (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google unit plans to open its ride-sharing program to Waze app users in San Francisco this fall, pitting itself against Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], the Wall Street Journal reported. Google in May launched a pilot program around its California headquarters which allowed

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  • What next? Opaque Uzbekistan faces transition anxieties

    MOSCOW (AP) — Whether Uzbekistan's president is at death's door or has already passed through is unclear, but that may not be the greatest uncertainty facing the country — it's what comes after his death.

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  • The Latest: LePage foes to hold rally seeking resignation

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Latest on fallout from GOP Gov. Paul LePage's obscenity-laced tirade against a Democratic legislator (all times local):

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  • North Carolina beaches thin out ahead of tropical weather

    RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — Crowds thinned Tuesday on the beaches of North Carolina's Outer Banks ahead of a tropical weather system that threatened to bring strong winds and heavy rains that could flood low-lying areas.

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  • Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan hit by suspected suicide car bomb

    By Olga Dzyubenko BISHKEK (Reuters) - A suspected suicide car bomber rammed the gates of the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on Tuesday, killing the attacker and wounding at least three other people, officials said. China condemned the attack and urged Kyrgyz authorities to "quickly

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  • SpaceX signs first customer for used Falcon rocket

    By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Elon Musk's SpaceX has signed its first customer to use a previously flown rocket, with launch planned for later this year, the companies said on Tuesday. The launch for Luxembourg-based satellite operator SES SA will mark the first commercial reuse

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  • US to decide on protections for 9 species

    A legal settlement filed Tuesday requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to decide on Endangered Species Act protections for nine species under deadlines:

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  • Australian man claiming British title stays jailed in Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Australian man who claims to hold a British royal title will remain jailed in Las Vegas at least until next month, pending the possible resolution of felony false police report and burglary charges carrying a maximum penalty of 14 years in prison, a judge said Tuesday.

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  • Uber hires senior Target executive to lead global operations

    Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has plucked a top executive from U.S. retailer Target to help lead the growing ride-services company and reshape its image. Uber said on Tuesday it hired Jeff Jones, chief marketing officer for Target Corp, to oversee the bulk of its global operations. Jones will be

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  • 5 Republicans vie for seats on utility regulation panel

    Five Republicans are vying to represent their party this fall in the race for three seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission, which sets electricity rates and regulates utilities. The three winning ...

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  • Talks start at U.N. on possible Syria sanctions over gas attacks

    By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council began talks on Tuesday on whether to impose sanctions on people or entities linked to two chlorine gas attacks on civilians that the United Nations and the global chemical weapons watchdog blamed on the Syrian government. A year-long

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  • General Atomics lawsuit to delay Heron drone program: Germany

    Germany's Defence Ministry on Tuesday informed lawmakers that its plan to lease armed Heron TP drones from Israel Aerospace Industries [ISRAI.UL] will be delayed by months given a fresh legal challenge filed by U.S. weapons maker General Atomics. Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen in January

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  • Suicidal Germanwings pilot had struggled in US flight school

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The German pilot who deliberately flew his airliner into a mountainside last year had struggled with learning to fly and had failed a key test of his skills during training in the U.S., according to FBI interviews with his flight instructors.

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  • Egypt approves law on churches despite Christian opposition

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state news agency says parliament has approved a first-ever law to regulate the construction of churches despite opposition from rights groups and Coptic Christian leaders.

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  • Intoxicated in the air: drunk pilots make news but are rare

    NEW YORK (AP) — Every few months, a pilot somewhere in the world is stopped before a jet takes off because of suspicion of drunkenness. It makes headlines and gives nervous travelers another reason to avoid flying.

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  • AP documents 72 mass graves left by IS militants

    HARDAN, Iraq (AP) — Peering through binoculars, the young man watched as Islamic State extremists gunned down the handcuffed men and then buried them with a waiting bulldozer. For six days he watched as IS filled one grave after another with his friends and neighbors.

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  • Ex-Guantanamo detainee returns to Uruguay from Venezuela

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — A resettled Guantanamo prisoner who went missing for weeks and later resurfaced in Venezuela has now been deported back to Uruguay, authorities in the South American country said Tuesday.

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  • U.S. lauds fragile respite between Turkey, Kurdish fighters in Syria

    By Angus McDowall , Orhan Coskun and Phil Stewart BEIRUT/ANKARA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States welcomed an apparent pause in fighting between Turkish-backed forces and Kurdish militia fighters in Syria on Tuesday, both of them members of the coalition fighting Islamic State, but it was far

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