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Travis Knight's first film as director -- the animated epic 'Kubo and the Two Strings,' now in theaters -- has gotten positive reviews for originality and style.
Farmworkers come to Capitol 'to witness history,' union chief says
Best-selling author and Muslim-turned-Christian apologist Nabeel Qureshi has written a new book that highlights inconsistencies and errors within Islam, which he says opened his eyes and helped him co
LONDON (IFR) - Mylan has hired banks for a euro-denominated multi-tranche debut euro bond, a day after the under-fire drugmaker announced it would launch a generic version of its EpiPen allergy inject
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After a year of asking CEOs to reveal their advice for success, BBC News looks at the role of gender in business mentoring.
Apple will have to pay up to $14.5 billion plus interest in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant received illegal tax benefits over 11 years.
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The Ukrainian army has suffered casualties in the course of attacks in the anti-terrorist operation zone in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, Ukrainian Presidential Administration spokesman Andriy
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More than one in three Indians share personal data, despite knowing this will make them vulnerable to cyber attacks
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Niantic, the developer of popular location-based augmented reality game, "Pokémon GO," announced Monday that it is lifting a ban imposed on some accounts who used third-party “add-on” apps to move ah
Social networking giant Facebook faced a hail of outcry in May when a Gizmodo report said the company was regularly suppressing conservative news from making it to the “Trending” section on the websi
Apple CEO Tim Cook says the iPhone maker never asked or received "special deals" on its taxes from Ireland, and that the company will appeal the European Union's decision for it to pay up to
UPDATE: 6:30 a.m. EDT — Reacting to the EU ruling against Apple Inc., the company said in a statement: “Apple follows the law and pays all of the taxes we owe wherever we operate. We will appeal and
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(Reuters) - Rigel Pharmaceuticals Inc said its experimental drug to treat a bleeding disorder met its main goal in the first of two late-stage trials, sending its shares up 12 pct in premarket trade.
(Reuters) - Tropical Depression Eight of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season is likely to develop into a tropical storm later on Tuesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
PARIS (Reuters) - An international agreement on climate change struck in Paris last year is still far from being implemented, French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday, and he urged countries
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya is on its way to breaking the devastating cycle of drought, poverty and hunger over the next decade, a leading scientist said as he was named winner of a p
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Tehran, Aug 30, IRNA - Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Valiollah Seif said on Tuesday that Iran has made major contribution to advance the Islamic banking system and a model bank has been
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Businessman Spas Rusev has been officially announced as the new owner of Levski PFC, one of Bulgaria's key football teams. Rusev, 62, has received voluntarily all shares of the trio that ran the club
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Iran makes major contribution to advance Islamic banking system

Tehran, Aug 30, IRNA - Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Valiollah Seif said on Tuesday that Iran has made major contribution to advance the Islamic banking system and a model bank has been
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BRIEF-Wereldhave N.V. nominates Adriaan Nuhn for supervisory board membership

* Wereldhave N.V. Proposes the nomination of mr Adriaan Nuhn as member of its supervisory board Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
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UPDATE 1-EpiPen maker Mylan hires banks for debut euro bond

LONDON, Aug 30 (IFR) - Mylan has hired banks for a euro-denominated multi-tranche debut euro bond, a day after the under-fire drugmaker announced it would launch a generic version of its EpiPen allerg
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BRIEF-Bank of Jiangsu plans green bonds issue, to boost financial leasing JV's capital

* Says it plans to issue up to 20 billion yuan ($3.00 billion) green bonds
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BRIEF-Loeb will invest $1.5 million and add directors to company's board

* Loeb Holding Corporation will invest U.S. $1.5 million and add directors to company's board
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S.Africa's ruling party says has confidence in finmin Gordhan

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 30 (Reuters) - South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) has confidence in Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, the party's Secretary General Gwede Mantashe said on Tuesday.
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Saudi Arabia signs initial deals with China on prince's visit

DUBAI, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia signed 15 preliminary agreements with China on Tuesday in sectors from energy to housing on a trip headed by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman aimed at bol
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China's Big 4 banks to be included in debt to equity pilot scheme - ICBC Chairman

BEIJING, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Chairman Yi Huiman said the country's Big Four state-owned commercial banks and Big Four asset management companies would be included
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BRIEF-Bank of Nanjing's H1 net profit at 4.4 bln yuan

Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.6754 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)
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Tourists shamed for bad behaviour in national parks [Photos]

Tourist John Gleason crept through the grass, four small children close behind, inching toward a bull elk with antlers like small trees at the edge of a meadow in Yellowstone National Park.
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India tells female tourists NOT to wear skirts as country attempts to tackle gang-rape

India's tourism minister Mahesh Sharma (pictured) said women 'should not venture out alone at night in small places, or wear skirts'. Indian culture is different from the western,' he added.
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The terrifying moments when animals attack tourists on safari

Meeting animals in their natural habits can be a terrifying experience. For example, visitors to South Africa's Kruger National Park narrowly escaped injury after an elephant charged at them.
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ANA plane forced to make emergency landing after pilot spotted cracks in windscreen

The Boeing 787 All Nippon Airways plane was flying from Tokyo to Singapore when the pilot saw the crack and made an emergency landing on Okinawa island on Sunday morning.
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Summertime: Love Undone

I was in love with my boyfriend. I went with him to an island paradise, and was excited to get to know him better. It would have been wiser to know less.
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Revealing the cheapest and most expensive destinations in Europe

A typical day in Copenhagen (pictured) could set you back as much as £300 but a similar experience in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria, may be as little as as £60 according to a new study.
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Hundreds arrested during London's Notting Hill Carnival

London police say they've made 454 arrests during the two-day Notting Hill Carnival as stabbings and drug offences mar the Caribbean-inspired street party. The Metropolitan Police reported Tuesday th
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There they are: 52 Miss America contestants in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — There they are: the 52 Miss America contestants, on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The hopefuls will be welcomed to the seaside resort Tuesday afternoon to kick off two weeks
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Hurricane watch issued as storm nears Hawaii’s Big Island

HONOLULU (AP) — The Central Pacific Hurricane Center has issued a hurricane watch for the Big Island of Hawaii as Hurricane Madeline closes in on the island. Forecaster Derek Wroe says the storm shou
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