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Amid gunfire, U.S. troops try to bring governance to Kandahar

Fri, 2010-07-09 13:21
KUHAK, Afghanistan (Reuters) - As U.S. soldiers from Alpha Company stepped out of their outpost on a scorching July morning in Arghandab in southern Afghanistan's Kandahar province, an all too familiar sound rang through the air.


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Google gets nod from China to keep search page

Fri, 2010-07-09 11:53
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Google Inc said China has given it permission to continue operating its Chinese search page, resolving a censorship dispute that had threatened Google's future in the world's biggest Internet market.


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Antibody finding may help in quest for AIDS vaccine

Fri, 2010-07-09 10:13
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers have discovered antibodies that can protect against a wide range of AIDS viruses and said they may be able to use them to design a vaccine against the fatal and incurable virus.


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Russia, U.S. swap 14 spies in Cold War-style exchange

Fri, 2010-07-09 09:51
MOSCOW/VIENNA (Reuters) - Russia and the United States conducted the biggest spy swap since the Cold War on Friday, trading agents on Vienna airport tarmac in an evocative climax to an espionage drama that had threatened improving ties.


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U.S. man in North Korean prison attempts suicide: report

Fri, 2010-07-09 07:52
SEOUL (Reuters) - An American being held in North Korea has attempted suicide out of frustration and guilt, the reclusive country's state media said on Friday.


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Suicide bomb kills 56 in NW Pakistan

Fri, 2010-07-09 07:46
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A suicide bomber on a motorbike killed at least 56 people, including women and children, in an attack in a volatile Pashtun region on the Afghan border on Friday, officials said.


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U.N. response on South Korea ship raises calls for North talks

Fri, 2010-07-09 04:30
SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council's likely adoption of a statement on the sinking of a South Korean war on Friday without explicitly blaming the North will begin to shift focus to disarmament talks aimed at reining in Pyongyang.


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U.S. and Russia to swap spies after 10 plead guilty

Fri, 2010-07-09 01:51
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ten people pleaded guilty on Thursday to being agents for Russia while living undercover in the United States as part of a spy swap between the U.S. and Russian governments that revived Cold War-era intrigue.


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LeBron James joins the Heat in search of elusive title

Fri, 2010-07-09 01:48
NEW YORK (Reuters) - LeBron James said Thursday he is leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers to join forces with fellow All-Stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh at the Miami Heat next season in the hope of winning an elusive NBA championship.


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U.S. mulls response after court refuses drilling stay

Fri, 2010-07-09 01:36
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration scrambled on Friday to respond to a court's refusal to reinstate a ban on deepwater drilling imposed after BP Plc's massive oil spill, while insisting the ruling was not a major setback for the policy.


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California transit cop verdict sparks looting

Fri, 2010-07-09 01:26
LOS ANGELES/OAKLAND, California (Reuters) - A white former transit police officer was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in a videotaped shooting death of an unarmed black man last year in Oakland, California, sparking a wave of looting and destruction in the city on Thursday.


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U.S. eavesdropping agency says Private Citizen is purely R&D

Fri, 2010-07-09 00:44
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A contract has been awarded for research to help counter computer-based threats to national-security networks, the chief U.S. code-cracking and eavesdropping agency said, amid mounting concern over cyber vulnerabilities.


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Cuba takes first steps toward prisoner release

Fri, 2010-07-09 00:28
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba took the first steps toward releasing 52 political prisoners as the island's Catholic Church on Thursday notified five they would be freed soon in a deal struck with the Cuban government that drew praise from Washington.


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June discounts help retail sales, may hit July

Fri, 2010-07-09 00:13
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. retailers relied heavily on promotions to boost sales in June, helping teen clothing chains and department stores, but the trend may hit margins as they head into the key back-to-school shopping season.


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Judge rules U.S. gay marriage ban unconstitutional

Fri, 2010-07-09 00:10
BOSTON (Reuters) - In a victory for gay rights in the United States, a U.S. district court judge in Massachusetts ruled on Thursday that a federal ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.


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California transit cop found guilty of manslaughter

Thu, 2010-07-08 23:40
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A white transit police officer was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter on Thursday in the videotaped shooting death of an unarmed black man that triggered a night of rioting in Oakland, California.


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Judge rules gay marriage ban unconstitutional

Thu, 2010-07-08 23:08
BOSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. district court judge in Massachusetts ruled on Thursday a federal ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional because it interferes with the right of states to define marriage.


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Cuba takes first steps toward prisoner release

Thu, 2010-07-08 22:22
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba took the first steps toward releasing 52 political prisoners as the island's Catholic Church on Thursday notified five they would be freed soon in a deal struck with the Cuban government that drew praise from Washington.


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U.S. general named to lead Iraq, Afghan war theater

Thu, 2010-07-08 20:27
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior U.S. general once criticized for saying it was "fun to shoot some people" was tapped by the Pentagon on Thursday to lead the military command running the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.


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West Virginia clears way to name Byrd successor

Thu, 2010-07-08 19:54
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - West Virginia's governor moved a step closer on Thursday to appointing an interim successor to the late U.S. Senator Robert Byrd who could help Democrats pass legislation to crack down on Wall Street.


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