Hillary Clinton urges State Department to release emails

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 18:02

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton on Wednesday broke her silence over a budding controversy involving her emails when she was secretary of state, saying she wanted the U.S. State Department to release them swiftly.release

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Australia seeks Indonesia prisoner swap as executions loom

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 17:56

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's foreign minister said on Thursday she had proposed a prisoner swap to her Indonesian counterpart in an 11th hour effort to save the lives of two Australian drug smugglers expected to face a firing squad within days.executions

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Indonesia to announce execution date for foreign convicts 'in a few days'

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 17:40

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's attorney general will decide in a few days on the date for the execution of up to 11 convicts, mostly foreigners, a government official said on Thursday.convicts

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Congress' backing of Netanyahu on Iran more show than substance

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 17:07

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to the U.S. Congress generated loud applause and worldwide headlines, it is unlikely to lead to new legislation or a shift in U.S. policy toward Iran.show

Read more: Congress' backing of Netanyahu on Iran more show than substance

 

AbbVie to buy Pharmacyclics in $21 billion deal

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 17:04

(Reuters) - AbbVie Inc said it will buy cancer drug company Pharmacyclics Inc in a $21 billion deal.billion






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China signals 'new normal' with lower annual growth target

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 16:08

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Thursday announced an economic growth target for this year of around 7 percent, signaling its lowest rate of expansion for a quarter of a century, and said it would increase government spending to support the slowing economy.growth

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U.S. Supreme Court split over Obamacare challenge

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 14:19

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court appeared sharply divided on ideological lines on Wednesday as it tackled a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law, with Justice Anthony Kennedy emerging as a likely swing vote in a ruling.challenge

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Second Los Angeles hospital identifies 'superbug' infections

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 14:10

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Four patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles were infected with a drug-resistant "superbug" bacteria during endoscopic procedures, and 64 others may have been similarly exposed, since August, the hospital said on Wednesday.superbug






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U.S. ambassador to South Korea slashed in face by assailant

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 13:35

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was slashed in the face by a Korean assailant at a breakfast forum in the capital early on Thursday, police and a witness said, but was not seriously wounded.face

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Second Los Angeles hospital identifies 'superbug' infections

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 12:08

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Four patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles were infected with a drug-resistant "superbug" bacteria during endoscopic procedures that may have exposed 64 others since last August, the hospital said on Wednesday.superbug

Read more: Second Los Angeles hospital identifies 'superbug' infections

 

Union backing elusive as Garcia seeks to unseat Chicago Mayor Emanuel

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:34

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is struggling to round up support from labor unions as he seeks to unseat pro-business Mayor Rahm Emanuel, even though he bills himself as more progressive.chicago

Read more: Union backing elusive as Garcia seeks to unseat Chicago Mayor Emanuel

 

U.S. Congress' backing of Netanyahu on Iran more show than substance

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:29

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to the U.S. Congress generated loud applause and worldwide headlines, it is unlikely to lead to new legislation or a shift in U.S. policy toward Iran.show

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