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13 min ago | Daily World

Russia ordered to pay $50B over Yukos

The former majority shareholder in Yukos Oil Company says it has won in excess of $50 billion in a court ruling against Russia.

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13 min ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Chinese police remove church cross amid crackdown

BEIJING - Hundreds of police took down a church's cross Monday in a city known as "China's Jerusalem" for its many houses of worship amid a crackdown on church buildings in a coastal region where thousands of people are embracing Christianity.

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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Sri Lankan asylum seekers fly to Australia

More than 150 Sri Lankan asylum seekers who languished on an Australian customs vessel for weeks have been temporarily brought to a detention center on Australia's mainland where their identities will be determined by Indian officials, a government minister said Monday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WHAS11

Police in China remove church's cross

A Christian evangelist in eastern China says hundreds of police have taken down a local church's cross amid a crackdown on church buildings around Zhejiang province.

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The Baltimore Sun

As U.S. kicks off crude exports, Iran casts a shadow in Asia

The United States faces an awkward rival in its first attempts in 40 years to export crude oil - Iran.

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Hindustan Times

Iim VP faculty accused of sexual harassment

The Indian Institute of Management , Ranchi was plunged into turmoil after a top management and a core faculty member were accused of sexual misdemeanour and intimidation by colleagues and a group of students.

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India.com

a Narendra Modi government has done commendable work in two monthsa

Hyderabad, July 27 : Asserting that the Narendra Modi government has done commendable work since it assumed office two months ago, union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu Sunday said it was trying to put the country's economy back on rails.

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The Bennington Banner

Taliban attack Afghan police chief's home

An Afghan official says that a civilian and a border policeman were killed when Taliban insurgents attacked the house of a police chief in the country's restive south.

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St. Petersburg Times

Taliban makes aggressive advances in Afghanistan

Taliban fighters are scoring gains in several strategic areas near the capital this summer, inflicting heavy casualties and casting new doubt on the ability of Afghan forces to contain the insurgency as the United States moves to complete its withdrawal of combat troops, according to Afghan officials and local elders.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

DNA India

Sushma Swaraj interacts with Nepal's leaders

Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is reportedly busy holding parleys with leaders of various Nepalese political parties.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Soldier from Kenosha dies from illness received du...

A soldier from Kenosha has died of an illness he contracted while serving with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army, World News, Afghanistan

Brandon Sun

Attacks across Afghanistan kill 15 people; recount in presidential election halts for holiday

Attacks across Afghanistan, including hundreds of Taliban fighters swarming police checkpoints across the south, killed at least 15 people Saturday, officials said, as a recount in the country's presidential election halted before a major holiday.

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Daily Herald

North Korea fires short-range missile into sea

North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Saturday, July 26, a South Korean defense official said.

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Weekday Magazine

Afghan Election Audit Suspended For Several Days

Afghan election commission workers, overseen by NATO-led Italian troops, unload ballot boxes flown in on a UN aircraft from Farah Province and to be sent onward to Kabul, at Herat airport on July 24. Just over a week into the audit of all the votes cast in Afghanistan's presidential election, the review has been marred by delays and disagreements.

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Related Topix: World News, Afghanistan, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News

Thanh Nein News

China regulator says food supplier forged production dates: Xinhua

Regulators in Shanghai have found that scandal-hit China-based food supplier forged production dates on some of its products and sold them after their expiry, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

GPB.org

In India's Sultry Summer, Bucket Bathing Beats Indoor Showers

Two items that are essential to most Indian households are a bucket and a pitcher.

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Local10.com

On this day: July 25

America gives its Army generals five stars, a family favorite amusement park ride is patented, Dylan plugs in, and Roseanne "sings," all on this day.

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The Star Press

Russia: McDonald's food has 'too many calories'

Nearly a quarter-century after McDonald's startled and delighted Soviets with their first taste of American fast-food culture, the company's now facing a suit that could ban it from selling some of its signature products.

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96.5 KOIT FM

Leader Supremely Upset

You've seen the Jib-Jab videos. The ones where you can take the heads of yourself and others and insert them into a preprogrammed animated greeting card that will have you appearing as an elf at Christmas or a leprechaun on Saint Patrick's Day and more.

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Fox News

Chinese Christians fight back as gov't tears down crosses

The battle started when a government-hired crew tore down the metal cross atop the one-room church in this village surrounded by rice paddies last month.

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