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U.N. nuclear inquiry on Iran seen making slow headway: diplomats

IAEA Director General Amano talks to the media as he arrives at Vienna's airportBy Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog appears to have made only limited progress so far in getting Iran to answer questions about its suspected atomic bomb research, diplomatic sources said on Friday, three days before a deadline for cooperation. Under an accord reached by the U.N.

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With Nearly 19,000 to Chose From, There Is an Android Device for That

With Nearly 19,000 to Chose From, There Is an Android Device for That

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Photo Interlude: Here's What You Missed at Dîner en Blanc

 Here's What You Missed at Dîner en BlancAbout 3,500 people decked in white descended on Broad Street last evening — confirming yesterday's leak — to partake of Philadelphia's third annual Dîner en Blanc. Those lucky enough to attend the...

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Yemen Shiites stage Sanaa mass demo as crisis talks held

Armed Huthi rebels gather during a demonstration organized by the Shiite movement to demand the government to resign on August 22, 2014, in the northern town of Hamdan on the outskirts of the capital SanaaTens of thousands of supporters of Yemen's Shiite rebels rallied Friday in Sanaa pressing the government to quit as a presidential team held crisis talks in their stronghold to end the impasse.

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Yellen Sees Negative Labor Market, Undermines Rate Hike Chances

Yellen Sees Negative Labor Market, Undermines Rate Hike Chances

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Skandia shifts 640 million pounds to manager Woodford's new firm from Invesco

LONDON (Reuters) - Star British fund manager Neil Woodford will get a 640 million pound boost for his new investment firm from asset manager Skandia, which is shifting money to him from Invesco Perpetual funds that he previously managed.

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Khan’s party quits Pakistan’s parliament

Thirty-four members of parliament led by cricket legend turned politician Imran Khan resign, adding to pressure on prime minister Nawaz Sharif

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Barcelona residents fight back against drunken, naked tourists

A woman pushes a trolley with suitcases at Barcelona's airportBy Braden Phillips BARCELONA Spain (Reuters) - A record tourism year may be a boost for Spain's struggling economy, but in one corner of Barcelona residents are furious about drunken holidaymakers and a new fad for carousing naked in public.

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WTO rules against Argentina licensing rules in row with US, EU, Japan

GENEVA (Reuters) - A World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute panel ruled against Argentina on Friday in a 2012 case brought by the United States, European Union, and Japan against Argentine import licensing rules used to restrict imports. The three trade powers argued that Argentina did not grant licenses to importers automatically, as required under WTO rules, allowing it to shield its vulnerable economy. The case was part of a tit-for-tat trade war in which the government seized control of oil firm YPF from its Spanish parent Repsol. ...

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Leveraged loan bankers gear up for busy end of year

LONDON (Reuters) - After a two-week lull in Europe’s leveraged loan market, bankers are gearing up for a busy remainder of 2014, which is expected to see volumes surpass last year’s total and continue the year-on-year increases seen since 2008.

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