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Indian guilty of double murder to represent himself in court

Facing death sentence by lethal injection, Indian national Raghunandan Yandamuri has told a US court that he would represent himself during an appeal to the State Supreme Court in Pennsylvania. Raghunandan, 29, has been found guilty of double ...
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In rise of U.S. vape shops, owners eye new marijuana market

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Matt and Jen Osmun opened their vape shop in Bethel, Connecticut, last December, they didn't expect to get a boost from the local medical marijuana outlet.
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England's health watchdog puts forward new draft guidance to improve the care of adults in their last few days of life.
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As China's Stock Market Boils, Yuan Will Stay Cool

A weaker yuan may make economic sense, but Beijing can hardly afford a bout of currency weakness on top of everything else.
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Sensex gains around 100 points; Infosys, HDFC up 2%

The top gainers on the Sensex are Infosys, Hindalco, HDFC, Wipro and Vedanta
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Copper gains by 0.7% on global cues

Buoyed by firm global trend, copper prices rose Rs 2.55 to Rs 350.75 per kg in futures trade today as speculators widened positions.
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PSU banks hits fresh 52-week low

Bank of India, Allahabad Bank, Canara Bank, Dena Bank, Oriental Bank, Syndicate Bank, Uco Bank and Vijaya Bank have touched their respective 52-week lows on the NSE.
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China stocks edge low as intervention brings some stability

After a dramatic plunge of more than 8 percent in Chinese stocks on Monday, China's securities regulator pledged to buy shares to calm the market and the central bank hinted at more policy easing to
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China Shares Teeter on Losses

Chinas shares flitted between positive and negative territory Wednesday as officials stepped up efforts to calm markets, while other Asian shares were roughly flat.
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Asian shares up as China steadies; traders wary of Fed

Asian shares were mostly higher on Wednesday on hopes that Beijing could stem the rout in its markets without damage to the economy, though caution was the watchword ahead of a policy decision fro...
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Markets Live: Sensex up 92 points on firm global cues; IT, TECk stocks major gainers

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Brent crude falls to $53 per barrel

Oil prices were down in Asia today as investors waited for the results of a US central bank meeting and a closely-watched report on crude inventories in the worlds biggest economy.Worries...
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Glenmark shares fall over 3%

Shares of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals today fell 3.2 per cent and were heading for a fifth consecutive session of declines.Credit Suisse has downgraded the stock to underperform from neutra...
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Even though Sandy Alderson has become active in improving the Mets for a playoff push, the biggest reinforcement could be a few weeks away. David Wright returned to regular baseball activity Tuesday a
One day after leaving his start with arm fatigue, Ivan Nova was all smiles.
Reigning English Premier League champions Chelsea and reigning European kings Barcelona exited Tuesday`s friendly showdown injured but intensely motivated as they return to Europe to defend their cro
New Zealand legend Richard Hadlee paid a moving tribute to former Nottinghamshire team mate Clive Rice on Wednesday, describing the South African as one of the greatest cricketers never to have play
Despite receiving clean chit from a trial court in Delhi, Shanthakumaran Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila are still living with life ban from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCC
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Dallas Beeler's second brief start Tuesday night fueled the contention that the Cubs need to acquire a fifth starter before Friday's trade deadline.

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New Brunswick plans to boost tourism with snowmobile hub

The New Brunswick government is planning to boost tourism at Mount Carleton Provincial Park when it counts the most -- in winter.
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Magnitude-6.3 quake felt by some in Anchorage, Kodiak

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) A magnitude-6.3 earthquake has shaken southern Alaska and was felt by some people in Anchorage and Kodiak. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck near Redoubt Volcan
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LeVeon Bells suspension is reduced to 2 games

League officials reduced the suspension against Pittsburgh All-Pro running back LeVeon Bell from three games to two games. The suspension is part of the fallout from Bells arrest in August 2014 on D
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Seattle police create panel to review police-demonstration tactics

The Seattle Police Department has been criticized and praised for it's handling of demonstrations in Seattle this year. Now the department is creating a group of experts to review the department furth
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Seattles upzoning plan seems to be sinking

As 47 people run for City Council in Tuesdays primary election, the idea of allowing duplexes and triplexes across Seattles single-family neighborhoods is dying on arrival at City Hall.
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Taliban make gains across 3 provinces in Afghanistan

The Taliban have seized territory across three provinces in northern Afghanistan in recent days, as the government in Kabul has struggled to reinforce isolated outposts amid the insurgent offensive.
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L.A.'s Mayor Garcetti is mum on financial pledge for 2024 Olympics

With Los Angeles' hopes of hosting the 2024 Summer Games unexpectedly revived, Mayor Eric Garcetti must soon decide whether he is willing to accept the sort of financial risks that his counterpart
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Hayes Pullard set for camp with Browns, Randall Telfer sidelined

The Cleveland Browns selected former USC tight end Randall Telfer and linebacker Hayes Pullard in the NFL draft in May, but only Pullard is expected to participate in training camp.
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8 injured, 2 critically, when tree falls near Pasadena children's museum

First came a loud crack. Then, a 75-foot pine tree came tumbling down Tuesday evening, crashing on a group of children and summer camp counselors in front of a popular Pasadena children's museum i
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TABLE-India cenbank says repo bids rise to 24.62 bln rupees

July 29 (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of India said on Wednesday it accepted all six bids for 24.62 billion rupees ($385.35 million) at its one-day repo auction, through which it injects liquidity into
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UPDATE 1-Malaysian probe into fund scandal stalls after PM sacks deputy

KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 (Reuters) - A Malaysian parliamentary investigation into a graft scandal at a state investment fund embroiling Prime Minister Najib Razak has been put on hold as cracks in the lo
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CORRECTED-MIDEAST STOCKS-Pressure on Gulf may subside as China stabilises

DUBAI, July 28 (Reuters) - Selling pressure on stock markets in the Gulf may ease on Tuesday after Chinese equities stabilised, but oil prices, which have continued to decline, may remain a source of
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EFG swings to smaller-than-expected H1 profit

ZURICH, July 29 (Reuters) - Swiss private bank EFG International swung to a smaller-than-expected net profit in the first half of the year.
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Barclays Africa H1 profit rises, cross-border business robust

JOHANNESBURG, July 29 (Reuters) - Barclays Africa, South Africa's third-largest lender by value, reported an 11 percent rise in half-year profit on Wednesday, helped partly by a robust showing from it
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BRIEF-Trading in INVL Baltic Real Estate is expected to be suspended

* Says trading in its shares in NASDAQ OMX Vilnius Stock Exchange is expected to be suspended from August 3 until completion of reorganization Source text for Eikon:
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