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EU's top court opens door to some stem cell patents

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - An organism incapable of developing into a human being is not a human embryo and may be patented, the European Union's top court said on Thursday, opening the door to certain stem cell patents in the European Union. The court made this judgment...(more) 



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EU court says British visa rule illegal

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's supreme court told Britain on Thursday that it could no longer require entry visas in advance for non-EU citizens who are family members of EU citizens and hold residence rights in other EU states.  



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Shame in China as village votes to expel HIV-positive boy

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The plight of an eight-year-old Chinese boy with HIV, reportedly ordered to leave his village by 200 petitioners, sparked intense online soul-searching Thursday in a country where discrimination against sufferers remains rife. The newspaper, which has close ties to the ruling Communist Party, said the boy...(more) 



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Stars react to film cancellation

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Hollywood stars react to Sony's decision to cancel The Interview, a film about a fictional plot to kill North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, after major cinemas decide not to screen it. 



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Putin says central bank, government taking adequate measures

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday the central bank and government were taking adequate measures to support the rouble and that Russia's current economic situation was caused by external factors. He told his annual end-of-year news conference: "I believe that the central...(more) 



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Australian police raid properties, not related to siege: authorities

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By Colin Packham SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police are conducting raids across Sydney, officials said on Thursday, though the operation is not related to a cafe siege this week that resulted in the death of two hostages. Australian Federal Police and New South Wales Police are...(more) 



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LG to show off webOS 2.0 smart TV at CES 2015

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LG is set to show off an upgraded smart TV at CES 2015, powered by a new version of webOS that offers an "intuitive and convenient" user experience.> 



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McDaniels looks to break through rookie wall

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76ers coach Brett Brown smiled Wednesday when he was asked about first-round pick Dario Saric. The Sixers acquired the 6-foot-10 power forward in a draft-day trade with the Orlando Magic. The Croatian has a contract with Anadolu Efes of the Turkish Basketball League that may prevent...(more) 




Sony emails show a studio ripe for hacking

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the weeks before hackers broke into Sony Pictures Entertainment, the studio suffered significant technology outages it blamed on software flaws and incompetent technical staffers who weren't paying attention, even as hackers targeted executives to trick them into revealing their online credentials.... 



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AstraZeneca first-in-class ovarian cancer drug wins EU approval

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LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca's all-important cancer drug business received a fillip on Thursday as a new medicine against ovarian cancer was approved in Europe, making it the first of its kind to reach the market. AstraZeneca has flagged Lynparza, or olaparib, as a potential $2-billion-a-year seller....(more) 



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Islamists kill 32, kidnap scores in Nigeria

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Maiduguri (Nigeria) (AFP) - Boko Haram militants killed 32 people and kidnapped scores of others in an attack on the village of Gumsuri in Nigeria's restive northeast, two local officials and a witness said Thursday. 



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Massachusetts ride-share driver accused of rape

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Authorities say the driver took the woman to a secluded location and raped her.          



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