Militants kill nine Afghan aid workers in night time attack

Monday, 01 June 2015 23:46

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Unidentified militants shot and killed nine Afghan employees of a Czech-backed aid group, People in Need, in an attack early on Tuesday in Afghanistan's northern Balkh province, government officials said.night

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Greece said to offer pension reform as debt talks near crunch

Monday, 01 June 2015 23:42

PARIS/ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's leftist government has put forward first proposals for pension reform as debt talks with international creditors reach a crunch point this week with Athens' cash running out, the European Union's economics chief said on Tuesday.talks

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Iraq's Abadi bemoans lacks of international support

Monday, 01 June 2015 23:12

PARIS (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Abadi complained on Tuesday of a lack of support from international coalition allies in the fight against Islamic State insurgents.international

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Myanmar navy escorting boat with 727 migrants to Bangladesh waters: minister

Monday, 01 June 2015 22:26

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's navy is escorting a boat crammed with 727 abandoned migrants to the waters of neighboring Bangladesh, four days after intercepting it in the Andaman Sea, the country's information minister said on Tuesday.bangladesh







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Dollar stands tall, Asian shares slip

Monday, 01 June 2015 22:00

TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar ascended to a new 12-1/2-year peak against the yen on Tuesday, while Asian shares fell for a second day as the stronger greenback pressured commodity prices.shares

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Fund managers boost bets on health care even amid high prices

Monday, 01 June 2015 20:17

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Last July, when Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spurred a sell-off in healthcare stocks by saying that valuations in shares of biotech companies looked "stretched," portfolio manager Graham Tanaka saw an opportunity.care

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Why U.S. billionaires may not be able to buy the 2016 election

Monday, 01 June 2015 18:17

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Florida Senator Marco Rubio has one; Texas Senator Ted Cruz has one; even former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, considered a longshot for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, has a billionaire in his corner. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has two.election

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Arizona mosque, site of anti-Islam protest, holds 'love not hate' event

Monday, 01 June 2015 17:40

PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona mosque where hundreds gathered last week for an anti-Islam demonstration, with counterprotesters shouting "Go home, Nazis," was the site of a "love not hate" event on Monday to promote peace and inclusiveness, participants said.holds







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Takata will change design for certain air bag inflators

Monday, 01 June 2015 17:30

(Reuters) - Takata Corp said on Monday that it will continue producing air bags that use ammonium nitrate propellant, but will change the design of the driver-side air bag inflators.bag

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North Carolina Senate overrides governor's veto of marriage opt-out bill

Monday, 01 June 2015 17:25

RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) - A measure that would allow some public officials in North Carolina to opt out of performing gay marriages moved closer to becoming law on Monday, when lawmakers voted to override Republican Governor Pat McCrory’s veto of the bill.marriage







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Homeland security chief reassigns top TSA official

Monday, 01 June 2015 17:09

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said on Monday he reassigned the acting administrator for the Transportation Security Administration after earlier ordering improved security at U.S. airports.tsa

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Kerry arrives back in U.S. after bike mishap

Monday, 01 June 2015 16:29

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State John Kerry arrived back in the United States on Monday on a military flight from Europe after breaking his leg in a cycling accident, the State Department said.mishap

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