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31.10.2014

International conference on Afghanistan in Beijing highlights China's growing role in region

BEIJING, China - China is hosting an international conference on Afghanistan's security and reconstruction that highlights its growing role in the country as U.S. and NATO forces depart.

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31.10.2014

Life goes on: bike ride, chores for nurse in standoff with Maine over Ebola precautions

FORT KENT, Maine - In between going on a bike ride and taking delivery of a pizza, nurse Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend did chores and watched a movie while state officials struggled to reach a compromise in a standoff that has become the nation's most closely watched clash between personal freedom and fear of Ebola.

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31.10.2014

Survivalist wanted in deadly trooper ambush caught; prosecutors to seek death penalty

LORDS VALLEY, Pa. - A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured by U.S. marshals near an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt that had rattled the nerves of area residents.

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National News

Recent National Headlines

31.10.2014

Banks, credit card companies cutting rates charged to merchants, capping fees

OTTAWA - Canada's major banks and credit card companies have reached a deal with the federal government to cut the fees charged to merchants for credit transactions, sources familiar with the negotiations say.

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31.10.2014

Today on the Hill: Income splitting a plus for voters, or a splitting headache?

OTTAWA - Federal politicians will splitting hairs today over whether income splitting is a good idea.

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Business News

Recent Business Headlines

31.10.2014

Japan central bank unexpectedly expands asset purchases to shore up shaky recovery

TOKYO - Japan's central bank expanded its asset purchases in a surprise move Friday to shore up sagging growth in the world's No. 3 economy.

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31.10.2014

Japan stock index soars 5 per cent, yen falls after BOJ announces new stimulus

SEOUL, South Korea - Japan's stock index surged 5 per cent and the yen slid against the dollar Friday after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced new stimulus to boost a flagging economic recovery.

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Entertainment News

Recent Entertainment Headlines

31.10.2014

Robert Downey Jr., Emma Watson, Dame Judi Dench among British Academy honorees

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - There was a bit of a British invasion of Beverly Hills, as BAFTA Los Angeles hosted its annual Britannia Awards, honouring film and television talent from both sides of the pond, including director Mike Leigh and actors Dame Judi Dench, Emma Watson, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Robert Downey Jr.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

30.10.2014

NDP criticizes travel costs of consultants for Lean health-care program

REGINA - Consultants hired through a government program to streamline health services in Saskatchewan have spent more than $2.7 million on travel costs.

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