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MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Moscow court on Thursday found Russian opposition leaders Sergei Udaltsov and Leonid Razvozhayev guilty of inciting mass riots against President Vladimir Putin.

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(Reuters) - China's factory activity expanded at its fastest in 18 months in July as new orders surged while the euro zone's private sector also perked up, suggesting the global economy started the second half of 2014 on a solid footing.

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WARSAW (Reuters) - The CIA ran a secret jail on Polish soil, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday, piling pressure on Poland, one of Washington's closest allies, to break its long silence about the global program for detaining al Qaeda suspects.

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DEARBORN Mich. (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's operating earnings for the second quarter beat Wall Street expectations as better-than-expected profit in North America and Europe countered weaker results than expected in Asia Pacific and South America.

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Russia will cooperate with the investigation into the downing of a Malaysian airliner a week ago and is satisfied that the Netherlands, rather than Ukraine, is leading the effort, the country's ambassador to Malaysia said on Thursday.

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Slate‘s Jordan Weissmann puts Apple’s product lines into perspective versus other large companies (Tech or not). iPhone revenues alone eclipse that of either software behemoth Microsoft or online retail giant Amazon. Businessweek (September 2013): “If the iPhone were its own company in the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index, iPhone Inc. would outsell 474 of 500...Read More

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's antitrust regulator has confirmed that Qualcomm Inc, one of the world's biggest mobile chipmakers, has a monopoly, the state-run Securities Times newspaper reported on Thursday, as Qualcomm's chief executive held talks in China.

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BEIJING (Reuters) - The mobile industry has long held that Samsung's broad range of mobile devices makes it nimble in changing markets, while Apple loses out by rigidly sticking to its high-end gadgets.

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TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan authorities launched an investigation on Thursday into the crash of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane in which 48 people were killed with the weather expected to be a factor in the inquiry.

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LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline is applying for regulatory approval for the world's first vaccine against malaria, designed for use in children in Africa.

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As I suspected would happen, the exclusive Reuters interview in which "Commander Alexander Khodakovsky acknowledges rebel fighters had BUK missiles" has been challenged.In my analysis of the Reuters article (see Ukraine Rebel Commander Admits Having BUK Missiles; Damning Contradictions?),  I point out considerable discrepancies in what Reuters author Anton Zverev wrote and actual quotes Reuters presented. The discrepancies were so big I stated "It appears to me Reuters may have stretched

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The next iteration of Windows will be based on a single Windows NT software coreFor the past several weeks, there have been rumors that Windows Threshold, likely to be named Windows 9 upon release, will merge different operating systems into a single Windows. Well, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) CEO Satya Nadella confirmed it during the company’s second-quarter… The post Windows 9 To Offer ‘Unified’ Experience Across All Devices appeared first on ValueWalk.

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BASEL (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche confirmed its full-year sales and profit targets on Thursday as growing momentum for its new breast cancer medicines and professional diagnostics products countered the effects of a strong Swiss franc.

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Most of Vladimir Paley's clients want him to dig up their family history with one goal in mind: making a case to obtain foreign citizenship and leave Russia.

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's factory activity expanded at its fastest pace in 18 months in July as new orders surged, a preliminary HSBC survey showed on Thursday, the latest indication that the economy is picking up as government stimulus measures kick in.

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Analyst Gene Munster has changed his view regarding the iPhone 6's cannibalization of the iPad MiniIt’s been awhile since we heard analysts talking about the phablet-sized iPhone 6 cannibalizing the iPad, but Business Insider‘s Henry Blodget has reminded us of this topic. It’s something Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster agrees with. But while cannibalization is… The post iPhone 6 May Eat Into Apple’s iPad Sales appeared first on ValueWalk.

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Billionaire John Paul Dejoria, co-founder of John Paul Mitchell Systems and Patron Tequila, is living the American Dream on steroids. He tells Bloomberg the business ethos that fueled his meteoric rise to the top. Video by: Alexandra Dean, Victoria Blackburne-Daniell. (Source: Bloomberg) John Paul Dejoria Keys to Success The post The Once-Homeless Billionaire Reveals Keys to Success appeared first on ValueWalk.

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CARACAS (Reuters) - Jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez went on trial in Venezuela on Wednesday, accused of masterminding anti-government protests that turned violent and left 43 people dead.

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TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan authorities said on Thursday it was unlikely bad weather was the cause of the crash of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane the previous day in which 48 people, including two French nationals, were killed.

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BASEL (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker posted a slight fall in sales in the first half, as the strong Swiss franc put the brakes on solid growth of its breast cancer medicines.

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LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chase Carey, Twenty-First Century Fox's president and chief operating officer, may be feeling pressure to stay in his job for several more years both from his boss, Rupert Murdoch, and from the company Murdoch is trying to buy, Time Warner Inc.

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