• Retailers rise again, but tech leads other US stocks lower
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    Retailers rise again, but tech leads other US stocks lower

    Retailers and smaller U.S. companies jumped again Friday as they continued to report strong third-quarter results, but technology companies and other big U.S. corporations couldn't add to the previous ...

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    UN panel agrees to move ahead with debate on 'killer robots'

    A U.N. panel agreed Friday to move ahead with talks to define and possibly set limits on weapons that can kill without human involvement, as human rights groups said governments are moving too slowly to ...

  • Bonn climate talks end with progress despite US stance
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    Bonn climate talks end with progress despite US stance

    As the first glimmer of dawn appeared across the Rhine River, delegates stumbled out of an all-night negotiating session at this year's global climate talks, expressing satisfaction Saturday at the progress ...

  • 15 dead, 5 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco
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    15 dead, 5 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco

    RABAT, Morocco (AP) — A stampede in a southern Moroccan village left at least 15 people dead and five others injured Sunday as food aid was being distributed, the Interior Ministry said.

  • After Bonn: where next for the global climate caravan?
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    After Bonn: where next for the global climate caravan?

    BONN, Germany (AP) — As negotiations at the global climate conference in Bonn, Germany, draw to a close Friday, here's a look at which steps will be taken in the coming years to further international efforts to curb global warming:

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    Strong earthquake strikes east-northeast of Tadine, New Caledonia - USGS

    REUTERS - An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck in the Pacific Ocean 42 miles (67 km) east-northeast of Tadine in New Caledonia's Loyalty Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Sunday.

  • 102-year-old survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew
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    102-year-old survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew

    KFAR SABA, Israel (AP) — Eliahu Pietruszka shuffled his 102-year-old body through the lobby of his retirement home toward a stranger he had never met and collapsed into him in a teary embrace. Then he kissed both cheeks of his visitor and in a frail, squeaky voice began blurting out greetings in Russian

  • Official photo released to mark 70th wedding anniversary of Britain's queen
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    Official photo released to mark 70th wedding anniversary of Britain's queen

    Buckingham Palace issued a new photographic portrait of Queen Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip on Saturday to mark their upcoming 70th wedding anniversary. The portrait, taken earlier this month, showed the queen wearing the same dress which she chose for a service of thanksgiving to mark their

  • Nick Cave plays Israel to 'take stand' against boycotters
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    Nick Cave plays Israel to 'take stand' against boycotters

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Nick Cave, the dark poet of rock, is taking a "principled stand" against activists working to ostracize the Jewish state and credited the boycotters on Sunday with his decision to act against those trying to "bully" and "silence" musicians and go ahead with

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    Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey minivans; 2nd row seat may tip

    Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched. The recall announced Saturday covers vehicles from the 2011-17 model years. ...

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    Report shows Takata recall still moving slowly

    A new report on recalls of potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators shows that automakers have replaced only 43 percent of the faulty parts even though recalls have been under way for more than 15 years. ...

  • Surgeons remove worms, parasites from N. Korean soldier
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    Surgeons remove worms, parasites from N. Korean soldier

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Surgeons treating a North Korean soldier who was severely wounded by gunfire while escaping to South Korea have removed dozens of parasites from his body, including presumed roundworms as long as 27 centimeters (11 inches), hospital officials said.

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    Sunderland hires ex-Wales coach Chris Coleman

    SUNDERLAND, England (AP) — Chris Coleman has taken charge of English second-tier club Sunderland after quitting as Wales coach.

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    Coleman named Sunderland AFC coach

    Sunderland (England), Nov 19 (IANS) Sunderland AFC on Sunday named Chris Coleman as the club's new coach. The club's chief executive Martin Bain said: "The football club has conducted a thorough process over the last three weeks to identify the best manager for the job, before and after

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    Police question Israeli leader over corruption accusations

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Police have arrived at the official residence of Israel's prime minister in what is believed to be part of an investigation into corruption allegations.

  • Fleetwood wins European Tour's order of merit
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    Fleetwood wins European Tour's order of merit

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood won the Race to Dubai and the right to be called the top golfer in Europe after a tense battle with Justin Rose that was ultimately decided on the final green of the season on Sunday.

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    Nepali politicians pay homage to Prachanda's son

    Kathmandu [Nepal], November 19 (ANI): Nepali politicians on Sunday paid homage to former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's son Prakash Dahal in capital Kathmandu's Paris Danda, the CPN Maoist Centre headquarters. The former prime minister from the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist

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    ANI

    LGBT events banned in Turkish capital

    Ankara [Turkey], November 19 (ANI): Turkish capital Ankara has banned all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups to protect "public security", governor's office said.

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    Mugabe sacked, ex-VP replaces as party leader

    Harare [Zimbabwe], November 19 (ANI): Zimbabwe's ruling party ZANU-PF on Sunday sacked incarcerated President Robert Mugabe.

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    Syria: IS militants defeated in final stronghold

    BEIRUT (AP) — Pro-government forces defeated the Islamic State group in its last major stronghold in Syria, state media and a monitoring group reported on Sunday, leaving the militants to defend just strips of desert territory in the country and a besieged pocket outside the capital, Damascus.

  • Lebanon's Hariri to visit Egypt on Monday - leader in Future Movement
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    Lebanon's Hariri to visit Egypt on Monday - leader in Future Movement

    Saad al-Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanese prime minister from Saudi Arabia on Nov. 4, will visit Egypt on Monday, a leader in Hariri's Future Movement said. Hariri has since Saturday been in Paris, where he met French President Emmanuel Macron, and has said he will return to Lebanon

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    Top Asian News 3:20 p.m. GMT

    NEW DELHI (AP) — This month in New Delhi, the air has been so acrid that people have suffered from burning eyes and rasping throats. So the notion that thousands would take to the city streets to gulp down lungful after lungful in a distance race may seem strange to many. But even as India's polluted

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    Sri Lanka PM orders tight security in areas affected by violence

    Colombo, Nov 19 (IANS) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has instructed the police chief to maintain tight security in the areas of the southern Galle district affected by clashes involving Buddhist and Muslim groups, a statement from his office said on Sunday. The violent clashes that

  • New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter distance runners
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    New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter distance runners

    NEW DELHI (AP) — This month in New Delhi, the air has been so acrid that people have suffered from burning eyes and rasping throats. So the notion that thousands would take to the city streets to gulp down lungful after lungful in a distance race may seem strange to many.

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    Pakistan arrests 'human smuggler' linked to deaths in Turbat

    QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani investigator says federal agents have arrested a "human smuggler" linked to the recent deaths of 20 people near the border with Iran.