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Tesco says UK authorities to investigate accounts

US News and World Report - 1 hour 47 min ago
LONDON (AP) — Tesco, one of the world's largest food retailers, says U.K. authorities are conducting a full investigation after its half-year profit was overstated by 250 million pounds ($407 million).
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France's Socialists detail hefty spending cuts

US News and World Report - 1 hour 53 min ago
PARIS (AP) — France's Socialist government has detailed a 21 billion-euro ($26.5 billion) cost-cutting plan, the deepest-ever spending cuts in the country's modern history.
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Adidas Plans $1.9 Billion Buybacks

WSJ US News - 1 hour 56 min ago
German sportswear giant Adidas is launching a shareholder return program in an effort to assuage disgruntled shareholders following a profit warning and dissatisfaction with the company's turnaround efforts in recent months.
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APNewsBreak: Nazi hunter pushes for new probe

US News and World Report - 1 hour 57 min ago
BERLIN (AP) — The Simon Wiesenthal Center has identified dozens of former members of Nazi mobile death squads who might still be alive, and is pushing the German government for an investigation, The Associated Press has learned.
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Europe Stocks Lower as Rally Stalls

WSJ US News - 2 hours 7 min ago
European stocks inched lower Wednesday, calling time on the previous session's rally.
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Japan's Shinkansen bullet train turns 50

US News and World Report - 2 hours 29 min ago
TOKYO (AP) — It was, retired Japanese railway engineer Fumihiro Araki recalls, "like flying in the sky."
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Saudi overhaul reshapes Islam's holiest city Mecca

US News and World Report - 2 hours 39 min ago
MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — As a child, Osama al-Bar would walk from his home past Islam's holiest site, the Kaaba, to the market of spice and fabric merchants where his father owned a store. At that time, Mecca was so small, pilgrims could sit at the cube-shaped Kaaba and look out at the serene desert mountains where the Prophet Muhammad once walked.
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Tim Gunn sizes up first lady fashions do's, don'ts

US News and World Report - 2 hours 49 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama has gone under Tim Gunn's fashion microscope and gotten an approving nod, but not all first ladies fared as well — Hillary Rodham Clinton among them.
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U.K. Regulator Investigates Tesco

WSJ US News - 2 hours 53 min ago
The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has notified Tesco that it has launched a full investigation into the U.K.-based supermarket's recent overstatement of expected profit for the half year.
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Details of presidential security breaches evolve

US News and World Report - 2 hours 53 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The embarrassing disclosures about lapses in presidential security just keep coming for the Secret Service.
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What if high court rejects gay marriage cases?

US News and World Report - 2 hours 57 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fastest and surest path to marriage for same-sex couples in some states would be for the Supreme Court to surprise everyone and decline to get involved in the issue right now.
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UFO Moviez Plans IPO

WSJ US News - 3 hours 3 min ago
UFO Moviez India Ltd. is hoping to raise between $113 million and $129 million in an initial public offering in India later this year, a person familiar with the matter said.
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Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

US News and World Report - 3 hours 4 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials have warned for months that someone infected with Ebola could unknowingly carry the virus to this country, and there is word now that it has happened: A traveler in a Dallas hospital became the first patient diagnosed in the U.S.
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Your Top Plays for Today

US News and World Report - 3 hours 13 min ago
Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
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Judge to sentence man in tree-lighting terror case

US News and World Report - 3 hours 18 min ago
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Mohamed Mohamud, the young Somali American convicted of trying to bomb Portland's downtown square while it was filled with holiday cheer, will learn Wednesday if he gets to leave prison before he's an old man.
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Taliban suicide bombers kill 7 in Kabul, wound 21

US News and World Report - 3 hours 19 min ago
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban suicide bombers struck two buses carrying Afghan soldiers in Kabul early Wednesday, killing seven people and wounding 21, just a day after the signing of a key U.S.-Afghan security pact.
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Iditarod renews TV deal with Sportsman Channel

US News and World Report - 3 hours 24 min ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Organizers of Alaska's famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have renewed a deal with the Sportsman Channel, continuing a national television presence for the nearly 1,000-mile trek across rugged and sometimes unforgiving terrain.
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Algeria's ailing president absent amid crises

US News and World Report - 3 hours 49 min ago
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The silence of Algeria's ailing president since the kidnapping and beheading of a French hiker by Islamic State-inspired militants has ignited new concerns over his health and whether he's fit to rule the oil-rich North African nation — or indeed whether he's still doing so.
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Huffman hopes 'Crime' revamps 'Desperate' image

US News and World Report - 3 hours 59 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Like in "Desperate Housewives," Felicity Huffman plays a mother in the upcoming drama "American Crime."
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After bombs found, police say Frein making errors

US News and World Report - 4 hours 4 min ago
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say their discovery of two pipe bombs during a massive manhunt in the Pennsylvania woods shows the fugitive is stressed out and making mistakes.
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