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Major aftershock hits Nepal as search for quake survivors intensifies

The Kathmandu area of Nepal was struck by a magnitude-6.7 aftershock Sunday, just a day after a massive earthquake in the region killed over 2,000 people and devastated a large

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Japan PM Abe visits USA amid controversial WWII remarks

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe begins a historic, week-long visit to the United States on Sunday that will highlight strengthened trade and defense ties between the two countries, and feature

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Five years after the spill: BP still leaking

BP faced a major crisis exactly five years ago. Today, the oil giant is still facing a crisis – just a different one. On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon

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IMF faces tipping point over Greece

It was perhaps inevitable that the Greek crisis would hijack the spring meeting of International Monetary Fund this week, but

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EU accuses Google of abusing Internet search dominance

The European Union’s competition regulator on Wednesday accused Google of illegally abusing its dominance of the Internet search market in

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Russia lifts ban on advanced air defense to Iran

Secretary of State John Kerry, members of Congress and Israeli leaders are protesting a decision by Russian President Vladimir Putin

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Japan stocks beat U.S. as funds soar 10.7% in Q1

If you sent your money abroad in the first quarter, you got some handsome returns — and the further you

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Netanyahu blasts Obama’s Iran nuclear deal

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his protest of the Iran nuclear agreement to the U.S. airwaves on Sunday. “This

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