• Corrected - Syria withholds aid to thousands, risks new siege in Aleppo - U.N.

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  • Indian parliament rejects tycoon's resignation

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  • Fired employee kills co-worker, self at Houston-area company

    KATY, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a recently fired employee opened fire at a transportation company near Houston, killing one employee and injuring another before fatally shooting himself.

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  • Survey: Growth at US services firms strengthened in April

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A private survey says growth accelerated in April at U.S. services companies, a potential positive for the economy after a sluggish start to 2016.

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  • Girl's abduction, death leave Navajo community heartbroken

    SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — The stranger walked with 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike into the hills of a remote area of the Navajo Nation known for its breathtaking views and the monolithic rock outcropping that stands as a beacon for miles.

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  • HARP Refinance Program Ending in 2016

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  • Insight: How Zuma, the smiling spy, controls South Africa

    By Joe Brock and Ed Cropley JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - As head of intelligence for the outlawed African National Congress during apartheid, Jacob Zuma neutralised perceived traitors and sidelined opponents to shore up his position, people who worked with him say. Decades later, as South Africa's

  • Exclusive: Big data breaches found at major email services - expert

    Hundreds of millions of hacked user names and passwords for email accounts and other websites are being traded in Russia's criminal underworld, a security expert told Reuters. The discovery of 272.3 million stolen accounts included a majority of users of Mail.ru , Russia's most popular email

  • Factbox: EU proposal for "automatic" distribution of asylum-seekers

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  • London set to elect Muslim mayor Khan after divisive campaign

    Opposition Labour lawmaker Sadiq Khan is on course to become the new mayor of London and the first Muslim leader of an EU capital, final opinion polls suggested Wednesday, despite attempts to link him to extremists. The son of a Pakistani immigrant bus driver has a 12- or 14-point lead over Zac Goldsmith

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  • Tensions surface between Turkish president, prime minister

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Long-denied tensions between Turkey's president and prime minister are beginning to surface publicly, leading to speculation from political observers that the country's powerful leader may be considering replacing the premier with a figure more willing to take a backseat

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  • South Africa's Zuma unfazed after EFF party ejected from parliament

    South Africa's parliamentary protection services forcibly removed members of the ultra-left Economic Freedom Fighters party from the chamber on Wednesday as they attempted to disrupt proceedings ahead of an address by President Jacob Zuma. The EFF parliamentarians were ejected by parliament'

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  • Digital spring cleaning: 4 'cyber hygiene' tips to stay safe

    Spring cleaning isn't just about tossing old furniture and torn clothing: It's a great time to clear out your digital clutter and make sure you're protected against hackers. That means evaluating all your ...

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  • NATO alliance gets new supreme commander

    CASTEAU, Belgium (AP) — NATO's new supreme allied commander, U.S. Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, said Wednesday the alliance should consider what weaponry it could provide so Ukraine can better combat a pro-Moscow insurgency.

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  • Trump shifts to new campaign phase, dismisses GOP critics

    Donald Trump, the GOP presidential nomination virtually in hand, signaled a new phase of his outsider campaign on Wednesday that includes a search for a running mate with experience governing and outreach ...

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  • Engie in deal with Accenture to boost customer experience

    French gas and power group Engie signed a deal with consultants Accenture on Wednesday to develop digital applications for boosting its customer service. Fjord - Accenture's design and innovation unit - will develop new applications for billing, electric vehicles, web-linked domestic applications

  • ICE backs away from bid for London Stock Exchange

    Intercontinental Exchange has jettisoned plans to acquire the London Stock Exchange. Since the owner of the New York Stock Exchange first revealed two months ago that it was pursuing a buyout, German stock ...

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  • Residents evacuated as fires threaten Canada oil sands town

    FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — A wildfire forced the evacuation of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, destroying 80 percent of the homes in one neighborhood and extensively damaging property in a number of others, officials said Wednesday, warning that it could get worse in the coming

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  • 2016 IRS Tax Law: How to Move Your 401(k) to Gold

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  • Cracks emerge in Turkey's ruling tandem

    After more than one-and-a-half years of cohabitation, cracks are emerging in Turkey's ruling tandem of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, sparking uncertainty over the premier's future. Many believed Davutoglu would be a puppet premier when Erdogan switched to

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  • Trump-Clinton: likely November clash for White House

    November's US presidential election is taking shape: Republican billionaire Donald Trump and Democratic power player Hillary Clinton look set for an ugly battle for the White House after a bruising primary season. Trump knocked out his only serious challenger Ted Cruz on Tuesday in Indiana's

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  • Death toll in Kenya building collapse rises to 26

    The death toll from last week's collapse of a six-storey building in the Kenyan capital after heavy rain has risen to 26, a senior police officer said on Wednesday. The owners are being questioned by the authorities after President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered them detained. "Three more bodies were

  • French foreign minister blames Assad for breaking truce in Aleppo

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said at the start of talks on the Syrian crisis in Berlin that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government bore full responsibility for undermining the ceasefire in Aleppo. "What is happening in Aleppo is a tragedy that requires a stronger reaction

  • BHP, Vale shares sink on US$43.4 bn Brazil mining lawsuit

    Share prices in mining giants BHP Billiton and Vale skidded sharply Wednesday after Brazilian prosecutors filed a US$43.4 billion lawsuit over a mine accident that killed 19 people and wreaked environmental havoc. Brazilian iron ore leader Vale saw its share price tumble more than five percent in early

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  • Brazil's Rousseff says probe requested by prosecutor based on lies

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff said on Wednesday that a request by the country's top prosecutor to investigate her for alleged obstruction of justice was based on outright lies by a former Workers Party senator. "Any opening of an investigation I am sure will show

  • The Latest: NH Sen. Ayotte to support, not endorse, Trump

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):

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  • Trump eyes running mate with political experience

    Donald Trump, the de facto Republican nominee in the race for the White House, said Wednesday he wants a running mate with political experience who can work well with Congress. Trump said his pick for vice president -- unlike the billionaire real estate mogul himself, who is political novice -- will

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