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Iraqi security forces pull down a flag belonging to the Islamic State militant group.
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Controversial water shutoffs in Detroit resumed on Tuesday after a month-long moratorium to allow delinquent customers to catch up with past-due bills, city officials said.
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A program to compensate victims of crashes linked to a faulty ignition switch in General Motors vehicles has received claims for 107 deaths as of Tuesday, according to a spokeswoman for the lawyer overseeing the program.
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An American man suspected of fighting with Islamic State militants operating in Iraq and Syria has been killed in the region, a U.S. security official said on Monday.
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Chevron Corp has been searching for up to $1.5 billion of equity investment to help develop its Duvernay shale formation assets in Canada and contacted potential investors including private equity firms, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Newspapers in America may be closing up shop, but muckrakers around the world are holding corrupt officials and corporate cronies accountable like never before.
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Men who identified themselves as Russian service members are seen in images from a video released Tuesday by the Ukrainian Security Service of what it said was a group of Russian troops captured on Ukrainian territory.
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BMO Nesbitt Burns is reaching out to prospective employees with a new Web page aimed at attracting female investment advisers.
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Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche Holding has agreed to buy US biotech company InterMune for $8.3 billion in cash in order to get hold of a promising respiratory drug, in the latest multibillion-dollar deal in a consolidating pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector.
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A Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito is shown on a human finger in this undated handout photograph from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .
NAPA, Calif., Aug 25 - The strong earthquake that jolted residents of California's historic Napa Valley wine country out of their beds in the wee hours on Sunday caused insured property losses likely to run in the hundreds of millions of dollars, but the region's economic losses will be several times that amount, experts said on Monday.
The euro fell to its lowest in nearly a year against a broadly firmer dollar on Monday after comments from the head of the European Central Bank raised prospects of more policy easing as early as next week.
Burger King is in talks with Canadian donut and coffee chain Tim Hortons Inc which could result in the merging of the multinational companies into the world's third largest fast-food restaurant business.
A group of Wall Street banks plan to meet the U.S. Treasury Department and other government officials next month to talk about how to cooperate to fend off cyber attacks, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
A woman takes a photo of President Barack Obama as he shakes hands with well-wishers while departing Martha's Vineyard at the conclusion of his vacation on Aug. 24. Indeed, this sultry month usually associated with the doldrums of summer has burdened modern presidents with personal, domestic or international crises.
But it lacks far behind when you look at the richest economies in the world. China, on the other hand, comes at 89th position.
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