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Twelve-year-old Cleveland boy dies after being shot by police

CLEVELAND (Reuters) – A 12-year-old boy who was shot by police after he waved and pointed a pellet gun at a Cleveland city recreation center died on Sunday from his injuries, officials said. The boy, who has not been identified, … Continue reading

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Twelve-year-old Cleveland boy dies after being shot by police

CLEVELAND (Reuters) – A 12-year-old boy who was shot by police after he waved and pointed a pellet gun at a Cleveland city recreation center died on Sunday from his injuries, officials said. The boy, who has not been identified, … Continue reading

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Draghi throws ECB door open to money printing as global prospects dim

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – European Central Bank President Mario Draghi threw the door wide open on Friday for more drastic measures to prevent the euro zone from sliding into deflation, promising to use whatever means necessary as China also acted to … Continue reading

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Aviva in $8.8 billion deal to buy Friends Life after pensions shake-up

LONDON (Reuters) – British insurer Aviva (AV.L) said on Friday it had agreed terms on a possible deal to buy rival Friends Life (FLG.L) for 5.6 billion pounds ($8.8 billion) as British pension reforms put pressure on insurance companies to … Continue reading

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Apple $450 million e-book settlement gets final court approval

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Friday gave final approval to Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) agreement to pay $450 million to resolve claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices. During a hearing in … Continue reading

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Wall St. ends at records on central bank action

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday, with major indexes notching a fifth straight weekly advance after China’s central bank cut its benchmark interest rate and its euro zone peer announced asset purchases in efforts to boost … Continue reading

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Volunteer snow shovelers hit Buffalo streets as flooding fears rise

BUFFALO (Reuters) – As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing on Saturday, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbors clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the warming trend also … Continue reading

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U.S. and Turkey discuss transition away from Assad in Syria

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said he and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan he had discussed a transition of power in Syria away from President Bashar al-Assad during a four-hour meeting in Istanbul on Saturday. Turkey has been … Continue reading

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Islamic State kills at least 25 Iraqi tribesmen near Ramadi: officials

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Islamic State militants have killed at least 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe in a village on the eastern edge of the provincial capital Ramadi, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition … Continue reading

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Missouri town on edge awaiting grand jury decision on police shooting

FERGUSON Mo (Reuters) – An uneasy quiet settled over Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday evening after another day without a decision from a grand jury on whether to bring charges against a white police officer for fatally shooting a black teen. … Continue reading

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