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Asian markets battered as Tokyo tanks again

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A near five percent plunge in Tokyo led another Asian rout Friday, bringing to an end one of the most painful weeks for global investors as fears about the world economy -- and possible recession -- stalk trading floors. The losses in Japan came as the...(more) 



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Pakistan arrests 97 al-Qaeda and other militants; foils planned jailbreak

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By Asad Hashim ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has arrested 97 al-Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militants, including three commanders, in the southern port city of Karachi, and foiled a planned attack that would have broken Daniel Pearl's killer out of jail, the military said. The LeJ's Naeem Bokhari...(more) 



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Woman bilked Naperville man in 'arranged marriage' scam, police say

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A former Bolingbrook resident stands accused of swindling a Naperville man out of nearly $40,000 after allegedly promising to arrange his marriage to a Cambodian bride, Naperville police said. Sayannee Kim, 34, remained in the Will County jail Thursday night on $400,000 bail. She faces trial...(more) 



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Uber to pay $28.5M to settle lawsuits claiming company misled customers on safety

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Uber said Thursday that it will pay $28.5 million to settle two lawsuits that said the ride-hailing firm misled customers about its safety procedures and fees. The company told a federal judge in San Francisco that it wants to settle the class-action lawsuits by paying about...(more) 



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Australian Cabinet minister resigns over unofficial China trip

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(Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull accepted the resignation on Friday of a Cabinet minister who admitted he had attended a contract signing between China's Minmetals Corp and an Australian company with which he had financial links. The move ends a tumultuous week for Turnbull's...(more) 



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Japanese shares plunge over global woes

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Japan's markets trade sharply lower on Friday amid concerns over the global economy and a stronger yen against the dollar. 



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Ireland's party leaders round on Gerry Adams in TV election debate

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Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Labour line up against head of Sinn Féin as he presents his party as an alternative to others that have ‘tried and failed’The leaders of Ireland’s other major parties accused the Sinn Féin chief Gerry Adams of directing IRA violence...(more) 



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Chicago scientists part of team that confirmed Einstein's theory

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Hundreds of physicists and students sat still in a University of Chicago auditorium Thursday, their eyes wide and necks craned forward, anxious to hear the recorded sound of two black holes colliding 1.3 billion light-years away. For several seconds, they heard only a muffled rumble. And...(more) 



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Britain says Syria deal will only work if Russia stops bombing

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A cessation of hostilities in Syria can only succeed if Russia stops air strikes supporting Syrian government forces' advance against the opposition, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Friday. "If implemented fully and properly ... , this (deal) will be an important step toward relieving...(more) 



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Sanders, Clinton Tangle Over Health Care Costs

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Hillary Clinton said rival Bernie Sanders should "level with people" about the costs and benefits of his health care plan. The two Democratic rivals clashed over health care during Thursday night's debate on PBS. (Feb. 11)          



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Clinton, Sanders clash over minorities, money, Obama in Democratic debate

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Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters in Thursday night's Democratic debate and clashed heatedly over their support for Barack Obama as the presidential race shifted toward states with more minority voters. Clinton, who has cast herself...  



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Relatives sob as 49 dead in Mexico prison battle

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Relatives of 49 inmates slaughtered in a fiery Mexican prison brawl sobbed and fainted as they read the list of victims on a wall after the country's deadliest jailhouse riot in years. Thursday's battle involved two rival factions of the Zetas drug cartel fighting for control...(more) 



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