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Russian economy minister says aid for sanctions-hit firms better than retaliation: RIA news agency

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia should focus on aiding sanctions-hit companies rather than on devising retaliatory measures that could potentially hurt domestic manufacturers, RIA news agency cited Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev as saying on Tuesday. "We have to think ... how to help companies that are on...(more) 




FBI investigating police officer who used Taser on 17-year-old boy

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The FBI is investigating after a Missouri police officer stunned a 17-year-old boy into a coma with a Taser.  




U.S. strikes in Syria won't be 'shock and awe', top general says

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is not preparing to unleash a "shock and awe" campaign of overwhelming airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State fighters, the top U.S. military officer said on Tuesday. "We will be prepared to strike ISIL targets in Syria that degrade ISIL's...(more) 



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Brazil's Neves: An insider in an election about change

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By Caroline Stauffer and Brian Winter BELO HORIZONTE/SAO PAULO Brazil (Reuters) - The handsome, accomplished grandson of one of Brazil's most beloved politicians, Aecio Neves has been preparing his whole life to be president, friends say. "Aecio grew up in a political cradle," said one of...(more) 



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Betfair pays up early to gamblers backing Scottish 'No'

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LONDON (Reuters) - Polls say the outcome of the Scottish independence vote is too close to call but gambling company Betfair is already paying out more than 100,000 pounds ($162,000) to customers who backed a "No" vote. Bookmakers sometimes pay out early on sports events when...(more) 



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Syrian military plane crashes in Islamic State stronghold, say activists

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At least eight people believed killed in Raqqa, as thousands of residents flee in anticipation of US air strikes Continue reading... 




Hagel, Dempsey defend Obama military strategy

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top military leader says strikes against Islamic extremists in Syria will be persistent and sustainable as President Barack Obama expands the military campaign to combat the terrorist threat. 



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McDonald's offering free morning coffee for 2 weeks

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McDonald's is offering customers a free small coffee during breakfast hours starting Tuesday and running through Sept. 29.  



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U.S. to send in 3,000 troops to help fight Ebola in West Africa

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The United States will ramp up its response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa with plans to build 17 treatment centers, train thousands of healthcare workers, and establish a military control center for coordination, U.S. officials said.  



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Chuck Hagel testifies to Congress on US offensive against Isis live

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Defence secretary to take questions from Senate armed services committee on whether air assault can achieve Obamas aimsUS steps up campaign against Isis over air strike Continue reading... 



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West Bank settler group boasts rapid growth

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The main organization representing West Bank settlers says the population of Jewish Israelis living in the West Bank experienced strong growth during the first half of this year. 



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Obama, Biden to promote campaign against sexual assault

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President Obama and Vice President Biden will unveil an anti-violence campaign on Friday.         



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