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China manufacturing drags on Asia, but Europe up

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were dampened by a weak China manufacturing survey Thursday, but European stocks opened higher. Japan gained on the prospect of a stronger dollar after Fed minutes showed policymakers are leaning toward their first rate hike since the 2008 financial crisis. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 added 0.2 percent to 6,771.49 and Germany’s ...

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Seals ‘brought TB to the Americas before Europeans’

The long-held idea that Europeans were the first to bring tuberculosis to the Americas when they arrived in the 15th Century has been thrown into doubt. Instead, a study suggests that the deadly disease was present in the area hundreds of years before Christopher Columbus made landfall. Genetic tests reveal that humans were probably not responsible for moving TB to ...

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Serbia Fighting Against Re-Export of Banned Produce to Russia

BELGRADE, August 20 (RIA Novosti) – Serbia is focusing on the fight against attempts to re-export banned food products to Russia, a representative of Serbia’s Chamber of Commerce (CCI) told RIA Novosti. Serbia is one of the few European countries not…

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Serbia Fighting Against Re-Export of Banned Produce to Russia

BELGRADE, August 20 (RIA Novosti) – Serbia is focusing on the fight against attempts to re-export banned food products to Russia, a representative of Serbia’s Chamber of Commerce (CCI) told RIA Novosti. Serbia is one of the few European countries not…

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Serbia Fighting Against Re-Export of Banned Produce to Russia

BELGRADE, August 20 (RIA Novosti) – Serbia is focusing on the fight against attempts to re-export banned food products to Russia, a representative of Serbia’s Chamber of Commerce (CCI) told RIA Novosti. Serbia is one of the few European countries not…

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Obama denounces “brutal murder” of journalist

Washington, Aug 20 (EFE). — President Barack Obama spoke out on Wednesday about the videotaped beheading by the Islamic militant group ISIL of a U.S. journalist, describing the murder as “an act of violence that shocks the conscience of the entire world.” The president appeared before reporters in Massachusetts, where he is vacationing, shortly after the White House confirmed the ...

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Obama denounces “brutal murder” of journalist

Washington, Aug 20 (EFE). — President Barack Obama spoke out on Wednesday about the videotaped beheading by the Islamic militant group ISIL of a U.S. journalist, describing the murder as “an act of violence that shocks the conscience of the entire world.” The president appeared before reporters in Massachusetts, where he is vacationing, shortly after the White House confirmed the ...

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Obama denounces “brutal murder” of journalist

Washington, Aug 20 (EFE). — President Barack Obama spoke out on Wednesday about the videotaped beheading by the Islamic militant group ISIL of a U.S. journalist, describing the murder as “an act of violence that shocks the conscience of the entire world.” The president appeared before reporters in Massachusetts, where he is vacationing, shortly after the White House confirmed the ...

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Kuwait detains Muslim cleric suspected of funding militants: security source

KUWAIT (Reuters) – Kuwait detained a prominent Sunni Muslim cleric at the Gulf state’s airport on Wednesday after the United States included him on a sanctions list on suspicion that he is funneling money to militants in Iraq and Syria, a security source told…

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Kuwait detains Muslim cleric suspected of funding militants: security source

KUWAIT (Reuters) – Kuwait detained a prominent Sunni Muslim cleric at the Gulf state’s airport on Wednesday after the United States included him on a sanctions list on suspicion that he is funneling money to militants in Iraq and Syria, a security source told…

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