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German exports to Russia take a tumble - 5/21/2015
The conflict in Ukraine and Western sanctions imposed against Moscow for its perceived role in it have led to German exports to Russia dwindling fast. But a long-term view shows trade relations are still

UN to launch Yemen peace talks in Geneva - 5/21/2015
The UN has announced the launch of Yemen peace talks. The Houthi movement's leader has said his group will attend, but doubts loom over the participation of Yemeni President Hadi's exiled government.

German rail strike ends as Bahn, union agree to mediation - 5/21/2015
Train passengers in Germany can breathe a sigh of relief. Deutsche Bahn and a union of German train drivers have said they have agreed to enter mediation and put an end to the ninth rail strike in 10
'Islamic State' in charge, Palmyra UNESCO sites at risk
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Brazilian anti-corruption blogger Evany José Metzker found dead
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Triathlon canceled after Colorado cyclist's shooting death
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Senator Paul speaks against Patriot Act provisions
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Qatar accused of still failing migrant workers, in Amnesty International report
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Schäuble on Grexit, Brexit, austerity and appeasement
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U.S.: 'Optimistic' about next Cuban talks - 5/21/2015
"We've clearly gotten closer and worked our way to fewer items on the checklist," a senior State Department official told reporters during a conference call Tuesday. Furthermore, the official said Cuba

President Obama Strikes a Pose at Coast Guard Graduation - 5/21/2015
He's no Sean Connery or Daniel Craig. But President Obama gets points for honoring a graduating Coast Guard cadet's request to strike a "James Bond" pose for the camera on the graduate's big day. For

U.S. warned away from South China Sea flashpoint - 5/21/2015
The series of man-made islands and the massive Chinese military build-up on them have alarmed the Pentagon, which is carrying out the surveillance flights in order to make clear the U.S. does not recognize
>>   Politics/Law
Paid late, some ex-staffers of White House hopeful Fiorina won't sign on again - 5/21/2015
again@ NEW YORK, May 21 (Reuters) - Politics has a well-known revolving door, with candidates often rehiring consultants, strategists and vendors as they move from one campaign to the next.

Jeb Bush: Obama 'abandoned' Iraq - 5/21/2015

Obama lashed after Ramadi takeover - 5/21/2015
Jeb Bush blames Iraq unrest on Obama By Ashley Killough, CNN Following a rough week, Jeb Bush on Wednesday tried to aim the spotlight away from the decision to go into Iraq and focused it instead on
>>   Business
CORRECTED-Alfa, Harbour Energy offer to buy Pacific Rubiales for C$6.50/shr (May - 5/21/2015
n"May 6 (Reuters) - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp said Mexican conglomerate Alfa Sab de CV and Harbour Energy Ltd have offered C$6.50 per share, valuing the oil and gas company at about C$2.05 billon ($1.70
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India's Cadila Healthcare near deal to buy smaller rival Claris - paper - 5/21/2015
MUMBAI May 21 Cadila Healthcare Ltd, among India's top ten drugmakers, is in late-stage talks to buy smaller rival Claris Lifesciences Ltd for about 34 billion rupees ($534 million), the Economic Times
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More and better-paying jobs on tap for summer hires - 5/21/2015
More than half of employers offering summer jobs have openings that pay $15 an hour or more. That's according to an annual survey of more than 2,000 human resource managers conducted by Harris Poll
>>   Finance
GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar up, bond yields fall as Fed rate hike appears further out - 5/21/2015
The dollar rose and U.S. Treasury yields fell on Wednesday after minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting bolstered expectations that U.S. interest rates will remain near zero until later in 2015.
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Stocks mixed as Hong Kong slips while Shanghai gains at start - 5/21/2015
Hong Kong stocks extended losses on Thursday morning while shares on mainland China posted gains, as foreign investors stood on the sidelines amid worries over and economic slowdown in the country and

CORRECTED-Wall St regulatory panel clears ex-bond trader of insider trading - 5/20/2015
By Nate Raymond NEW YORK A panel ruled on Monday that the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority failed to prove that Matthew Sheerin had disclosed material non-public information to a friend at G-2
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>>   Sports
Jed York on NFL in Los Angeles; Carmen Policy’s new role - 5/21/2015
Colts owner Jim Irsay left the NFL Spring Meetings convinced at least one team will play in Los Angeles by 2017. “It’s not a matter of ‘if’ now, but ‘when,’” Irsay said. Niners CEO Jed York didn’t

Plenty of credit to Tsuyoshi Wada, bullpen in Cubs' 3-2 win - 5/21/2015
SAN DIEGO -- Tsuyoshi Wada found a credit card between the third base foul line and the dugout after completing the third inning. But there were discoveries of greater importance to the Chicago Cubs

Plenty of credit to Tsuyoshi Wada, bullpen in Cubs 3-2 win - 5/21/2015
>>   Industry
Secrecy sparks opposition to Obama TPP plans - 5/21/2015
Illustration: Liu Rui/GT Questions regarding trade agreements are always a difficult political subject, especially in today's closely linked world economy. While free trade agreements ideally result

The conservative case against picking on unions, courtesy of Missouri Republicans - 5/21/2015
State Sen. Wayne Wallingford, R-Cape Girardeau, carries stacks of papers from his desk off the Senate floor after the body adjured early, Friday, May 15, 2015, in Jefferson City, Mo. Conceding that nothing

Ex-CIA official: War with China a 'risk' - 5/21/2015
Fmr. CIA Official: War with China is a 'risk'
>>   Internet
Police go on Facebook to charge Nickelback with crimes against music Police in the - 5/21/2015
Police in the Australian state of Queensland decide that the controversially bland band must be stopped. Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.
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Central Bank of The Bahamas Launches Online Reporting and Management System with - 5/21/2015

New Gartner, Inc. Research Examines Benefits of Open-source Digital Commerce Software - 5/21/2015
>>   Science
NICCA CHEMICAL announces change of main shareholder EMORI GROUP HOLDINGS - 5/21/2015
NICCA CHEMICAL CO LTD:EMORI GROUP HOLDINGS's voting rights in the company decreased to 0 pct (23 shares) from 10.80 pct (1,900,023 shares), due to share repurchase of NICCA CHEMICAL on May 21.

NICCA CHEMICAL completes share repurchase and announces change of main shareholder - 5/21/2015
NICCA CHEMICAL CO LTD:Completed repurchase of 1,900,000 shares of its common stock, representing a 10.80 pct stake.Shares repurchased at the price of 743 yen per share, or 1,411,700,000 yen in total,

Manali Petrochemicals to expand polyols capacity in India - 5/21/2015
| Deepti Ramesh Manali Petrochemicals (Chennai, India), a producer of propylene oxide, propylene glycols and polyols, says that it plans to expand polyols production capacity from 50,000 m.t./year to
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>>   Technology
Microsoft wants to change everything you know about email - 5/20/2015
Microsoft is reportedly working on a next generation email app that will strip away subject lines, greetings and signatures, and display only the text users need for a rapid fire conversation. Microsoft

New Google patent: Tech company wants to make search easier when texting - 5/20/2015

Why Your Toyota Prius Could Make You a Theft Target - 5/20/2015
KAZUHIRO NOGI—AFP/ An employee fixes a main battery of the hybrid system in Toyota Motor's Prius. Hint: A Tesla Model S driver wouldn't have this problem. Hybrid cars are increasingly the target of
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>>   Health
Exercise — and diet — are crucial to weight loss - 5/21/2015
Aseem Malhotra, in his May 17 Outlook essay, “Forget the Fitbit. Focus on lunch, ” did all individuals attempting to shed pounds and maintain a healthy weight a great disservice. I’ve spent most of my

It’s not just BJSM talking about healthy nutrition – real food… - 5/21/2015
Whether listening to the radio or reading the newspaper in the last few weeks, it’s likely that you noticed the BJSM gaining a fair amount of media coverage. The attention has centred on the issue of

Forget health food: Would you eat this burger? - 5/21/2015
Would you like fries in that? A US fast-food chain has started selling what is possibly the world's fattest-ever burger -- a 1080-calorie burger that it hopes appeals to Americans' patriotic spirit, along
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>>   Culture
Efficacy and safety of telbivudine in different trimesters of pregnancy with high - 5/21/2015
Abstract Aim We aimed to investigate the efficacy and safety of telbivudine (LdT) on the intervention of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) in different trimesters of pregnant women with high viral

Exposure to Bisphenol A and Triclosan Among Pregnant Women - 5/21/2015
Arbuckle TE, Fraser WD, Fisher M, Davis K, Liang CL, Lupien N, et al. 2013. Cohort profile: the maternal-infant research on environmental chemicals research platform. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27(4):415–425.

Childcare firm defends expansion plans - 5/21/2015
Australia's largest listed childcare operator G8 Education has reassured shareholders its growth plan is nothing like the now defunct ABC Learning Centres. G8 plans to continue to buy existing childcare
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>>   Top Stories
Eight charged over Hatton Garden plot - 5/20/2015
Eight men have been charged with plotting the Hatton Garden jewellery heist, Scotland Yard has said. Detectives from the Met's Flying Squad charged the men, aged between 48 and 76, with conspiracy to

U.S. plane gets warning flying over man-made islands - 5/20/2015
Seeking to further challenge China's military build-up in the South China Sea, the plane conducted a reconnaissance mission over a contested military installation being constructed on a manmade series

Activists: Militants threaten ancient site in Syrian town of Palmyra - 5/20/2015
Islamic State militants seized parts of the ancient town of Palmyra in central Syria on Wednesday after fierce clashes with government troops, an activist group said, renewing fears the extremists would
>>   Media & Advertising
HFF secures refinancing for three Dallas Market Center buildings Download free Congoo NetPass for access - 5/20/2015
DALLAS, TX - May 20, 2015 - Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announced today that it has secured financing for three buildings totaling 3.3 million square feet that are part of the Dallas Market Center
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Flowserve Secures $18 Million in Orders for Peruvian Refinery Upgrade Download free Congoo NetPass for access - 5/20/2015
More Than Seven Types of Flowserve Pumps to be Installed in  Petroperú Talara Refinery   DALLAS, May 20, 2015 - Flowserve Corporation ( NYSE: FLS ), a leading provider of flow control products and services
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Endurance's Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.35 per Ordinary Download free Congoo NetPass for access - 5/20/2015
PEMBROKE, Bermuda - May 20, 2015 - Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. ( NYSE:ENH ), a Bermuda-based provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, today announced that its Board of Directors
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