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Food poisoning bug found on 70 percent of UK chickens

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London (AFP) - Some 70 percent of fresh chickens on sale in Britain are contaminated with a food poisoning bug, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) said on Thursday, warning that retailers must raise their game. 



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Colombia could fail thousands in land return - Amnesty

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By Luis Jaime Acosta and Julia Symmes Cobb BOGOTA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of people displaced from their land during five decades of war could lose out unless Colombia returns the property fairly and jails those responsible for driving families away from their homes, an...(more) 



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U.S., British data show 2014 could be hottest year on record

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OSLO, Nov 27 (Reuters) - This year may eclipse 2010 as the hottest since records began in the 19th century, a sign long-term global warming is being stoked by rising greenhouse gas emissions, scientists said. The period of January to October 2014 is already among the...(more) 



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Ukraine's parliament elects Yatseniuk for a new term as PM

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KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's new parliament elected Arseny Yatseniuk for a new term as prime minister at its opening session on Thursday, after President Petro Poroshenko and a newly-formed coalition in the assembly supported his appointment. A total of 341 deputies in the 450-seat parliament voted...(more) 




Tamir Rice's family question cops' training after shooting

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The family of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy who was fatally shot when police mistook his toy gun for a real one said his death was preventable.  



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Rajoy denies Spain is corrupt after minister resigns in graft case

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MADRID (Reuters) - Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy appealed to Spaniards on Thursday not to regard their politicians as corrupt, after a minister became the first government casualty in a series of cases of alleged graft.  



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France to stop credits for coal projects in developing countries

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PARIS (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande said on Thursday that France will eliminate export credits for energy projects in developing countries which involve coal, the most polluting fossil fuel. "We are eliminating all export credits in the support that we give to developing countries whenever coal...(more) 



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EU adds 13 Ukrainian separatists, five organizations to sanctions list

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union governments agreed on Thursday to add 13 Ukrainian separatists and five organizations to the bloc's sanctions list, diplomats said. The names of the new people and entities to be targeted with asset freezes and travel bans because of their role in...(more) 



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Ten dead in disputed Kashmir's worst militant attack in more than a year

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SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Gunmen wearing army uniforms on Thursday attacked an Indian army base near the border with Pakistan, leaving ten people dead in the worst militant violence in the disputed state of Kashmir in more than a year.  



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Sports federations join betting monitoring program

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Summer sports federations are signing up to the IOC's system for monitoring betting ahead of the 2016 Olympics. 



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Dozens arrested as Oakland, Los Angeles demonstrations turn destructive

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Police in Los Angeles and Oakland were making arrests as protests over the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., turned to vandalism and rep...         



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London's FTSE dips in opening trades

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London (AFP) - London shares sagged in opening trades on Thursday as nervy investors awaited a decision by the OPEC oil cartel on whether it should cut output, analysts said. 



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