Wall St. declines on China fears, weak profit expectations

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, with the Dow snapping a seven-day winning streak, on renewed fears of slowing growth in China and another bout of selling in biotech shares.

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Palestinian 'Day of Rage' attacks kill three: Israeli police

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinian men armed with knives and a gun killed at least three people and wounded several others in a string of attacks in Jerusalem and near Tel Aviv on Tuesday, police said, on a "Day of Rage" declared by Palestinian groups.

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Cancer survivors often have poor diets

(Reuters Health) - Cancer survivors may be less likely to follow a healthy diet than other people, particularly where leafy greens and whole grains are concerned, a U.S. study suggests.

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Flight MH17 shot down over Ukraine by Russian-built Buk missile, Dutch report says

GILZE-RIJEN, Netherlands (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board concluded on Tuesday in its final report on the July 2014 crash that killed all 298 people on board.

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Syrian rebels pour men and missiles into frontlines

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Insurgents in Syria are deploying more men and weapons, including significant quantities of anti-tank missiles, to resist ground attacks by the Syrian army and its allies, backed by Russian air strikes, rebels and a monitoring group said on Tuesday.

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Turkey warns U.S., Russia against backing Kurdish militia in Syria

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey has warned the United States and Russia it will not tolerate Kurdish territorial gains by Kurdish militia close to its frontiers in north-western Syria, two senior officials said.

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Iranian parliament passes bill approving nuclear deal

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's parliament passed a bill on Tuesday supporting a nuclear deal with world powers, signaling a victory for the government over conservative opponents of the agreement and clearing the way for it to be implemented.

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UPDATE 2-Kenya's central bank puts Imperial Bank under management

NAIROBI, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Kenya's central bank said on Tuesday it was putting privately held Imperial Bank Ltd under management for 12 months because of "unsafe or unsound business conditions" at the lender.

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SABMiller accepts $104 billion AB InBev takeover offer

BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - SABMiller accepted a takeover proposal at the fifth time of asking on Tuesday after Anheuser-Busch InBev , the world's largest brewer, set out a cash and share package worth 68 billion pounds ($104.4 billion).

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Asian shares slip from two-month high after oil plunges

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares stepped back from two-month highs on Tuesday and commodity currencies retreated as a big fall in oil prices triggered profit-taking after a strong rally, though fading expectations of an imminent U.S. rate hike lent some support.

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Special Report: Battling for India's soul, state by state

KOLKATA (Reuters) - An ascendant Hindu nationalist group wants minority Muslims and Christians to accept that India is a nation of Hindus, and is pushing some of them to convert. 

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Clinton's tack to the left to be on display in Democratic debate

LAS VEGAS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hillary Clinton has veered hard to the left ahead of Tuesday's first Democratic presidential debate, hoping to inoculate herself from criticism by rival Bernie Sanders and woo the union members and liberal activists who have been slow to embrace her.

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Top China paper says U.S., Russia playing Cold War game in Syria

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top newspaper on Tuesday accused both the United States and Russia of replaying their Cold War rivalry by engaging in military action in Syria, saying they needed to realize that era is over and should instead push for peace talks.

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Janet Jackson notches seventh No. 1 album on Billboard 200 chart

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop star Janet Jackson scored her seventh No. 1 album on the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Monday, making her only the third musician to achieve a chart-topping record in each of the past four decades, Billboard said.

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Exclusive: U.S. probes allegations AB InBev seeking to curb craft beer distribution

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is probing allegations that Anheuser-Busch InBev is seeking to curb competition in the beer market by buying distributors, making it harder for fast-growing craft brewers to get their products on store shelves, according to three people familiar with the matter.

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Islamic State is prime suspect in Turkey bombing, as protests erupt

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's government said on Monday Islamic State was the prime suspect in suicide bombings that killed at least 97 people in Ankara, but opponents vented anger at President Tayyip Erdogan at funerals, universities and courthouses.

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U.S. airdrops ammunition to Syria rebels

BEIRUT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. forces airdropped small arms ammunition and other supplies to Syrian Arab rebels, barely two weeks after Russia raised the stakes in the long-running civil war by intervening on the side of President Bashar al-Assad.

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Oil slides; Fed bets keep greenback under pressure

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Crude oil futures tumbled on Monday on profit-taking and a report of higher OPEC production, while pressure lingered on the U.S. dollar as markets priced the possibility that the Federal Reserve would not begin a tightening cycle this year.

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Leaked letter adds intrigue, confusion to Vatican bishops meeting

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A gathering of world Roman Catholic bishops was thrown into confusion on Monday with the leak of a letter from conservative cardinals to Pope Francis bitterly complaining that the meeting was stacked against them.

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Deaton wins economics Nobel Prize for work on consumption, poverty

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Economist Angus Deaton has won the 2015 economics Nobel Prize for his work on consumption, poverty and welfare that has helped governments to improve policy through tools such as household surveys and tax changes.

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Dell to buy EMC in $67 billion record tech deal, aims for cloud market

(Reuters) - Computer-maker Dell Inc struck a deal on Monday to buy data storage company EMC Corp for $67 billion, setting a record in the technology industry, as it tries to transform itself into a giant in the fast-growing market for managing and storing corporate data.

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Zimbabwe will not charge U.S. dentist for killing Cecil the lion

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe will not charge American dentist Walter Palmer for killing its most prized lion in July because he had obtained legal authority to conduct the hunt, a Cabinet minister said on Monday, angering conservationists.

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Gene editing could pave way for pig organ transplants: U.S. study

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. researchers have used a new gene editing technique to trim away potentially harmful virus genes that have impeded the use of pig organs for transplants in humans.

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Dutch Safety Board set to say MH17 downed by Russian-made missile, but not point finger

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch Safety Board, issuing long-awaited findings on Tuesday of its investigation into the crash of a Malaysian passenger plane over eastern Ukraine, is expected to say it was downed by a Russian-made Buk missile but not say who was responsible for firing it.

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Exclusive - Transatlantic divide: how U.S. pays three times more for drugs

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. prices for the world's 20 top-selling medicines are, on average, three times higher than in Britain, according to an analysis carried out for Reuters.

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Oil slides on profit taking and as OPEC boosts output

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices tumbled on Monday, as traders took profits after last week's surge to an 11-week high, and on a report that OPEC continued to boost crude production despite a persistent glut.

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Syrian army, Russian jets drive back rebels in fiercest clashes for days: monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian army and allied forces supported by Russian warplanes made further advances as they pressed an offensive against insurgents on Monday, in the fiercest clashes for nearly a week, a monitor said.

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Islamic State figures killed in air strike; Baghdadi not believed among them

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Eight senior figures from Islamic State were killed in an air strike while meeting in a town in western Iraq, but the group's reclusive leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi did not appear to be among them, residents of the town and hospital sources said.

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Turkey sees Islamic State hand in bombing, vows election will go on

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey is targeting Islamic State in investigations of a double suicide bombing in Ankara that killed up to 128 people, officials said on Sunday, while opponents of President Tayyip Erdogan blamed him for the worst such attack in Turkish history.

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California to ban 'Redskins' for school sports, keep Confederate building names

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California will ban public schools from naming their sports teams "Redskins," a name seen as a slur against Native Americans, but will not stop municipalities from naming parks and buildings for Confederate heroes, Governor Jerry Brown said on Sunday.

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Five killed in British helicopter crash in Afghanistan

(Reuters) - Five members of NATO's international support mission in Afghanistan were killed and five injured when a British military helicopter crashed in the capital, Kabul, officials said on Monday.

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Iranian-American journalist convicted, Iran news agency says

DUBAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A court in Iran has convicted Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, Iran's ISNA news agency said on Sunday, but the U.S. newspaper said Tehran was working a political angle by not disclosing details.

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Obama does not think Trump will 'end up being president'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said Donald Trump was "the classic reality TV character" who had tapped into something real in the Republican Party but was unlikely to end up as president.

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Exclusive: EMC to shop itself after deal with Dell - sources

(Reuters) - EMC Corp, the data storage company that is preparing to unveil an agreement to be acquired by personal computer maker Dell Inc [DI.UL] as early as Monday, is also planning to seek out other suitors, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Syrian army advances with help of Russian strikes; Putin reaches out to Saudis

SOCHI, Russia/AMMAN (Reuters) - Russian warplanes pounded Syrian rebels unaffiliated with Islamic State on Sunday, insurgents said, helping Moscow's ally Bashar al-Assad reclaim territory and dealing a fresh setback to the strategy of Washington and its allies.

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Turkey sees Islamic State hand in bombing, vows election will go on

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey is targeting Islamic State in investigations of a double suicide bombing in Ankara that killed up to 128 people, officials said on Sunday, while opponents of President Tayyip Erdogan blamed him for the worst such attack in Turkish history.

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Arab citizen rams and stabs four Israelis, police stop suspected Palestinian car bomb

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Arab Israeli stabbed four people near a bus stop in northern Israel on Sunday, as security forces confronted a spate of attacks against Israelis, mainly by Palestinians, in the Jewish state and the West Bank.

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Islamic State figures killed in air strike; Baghdadi not believed among them

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Eight senior figures from Islamic State were killed in an air strike while meeting in a town in western Iraq, but the group's reclusive leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi did not appear to be among them, residents of the town and hospital sources said.

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