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World: U.S. top court grapples with Apple-Samsung iPhone patent feud

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday signaled a willingness to reduce the potentially huge penalties for ripping off a patented design as it heard arguments in the legal fight over the amount Samsung should pay Apple for copying the iPhone's trademarked appearance.
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A powerful explosion ripped through a building in a northern Chinese city on Monday, killing seven people and injuring scores more, officials said
A Virginia taxi driver has pleaded guilty to trying to help a friend join ISIS
Jose Carreira, executive director of the European Asylum Support Office (EASO), said at least four containers where interviews were conducted were entirely destroyed, and three more were damaged.
Tensions mounted Monday inside Bulgaria's largest refugee camp as several hundred Afghan migrants launched a protest demanding they be allowed to continue their journey toward western Europe, a rights
A document signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and published Monday on a government online portal confirmed the resignation of deputy sports minister Yury Nagornykh.
Flags at half-mast after derailment that left 79 dead
Classes have resumed for more than 100,000 students who attend Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities.
The pact, known as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), would link the EU market of 500 million people, the world's biggest, with the tenth largest global economy.
A political minnow fronted by a former police chief pulled off a stunning election victory in Lithuanaia Sunday on the back of promises to deliver much-needed economic growth.
Botswana has become a refuge for elephants escaping poachers in neighboring countries.              
MANILA (Reuters) - Signaling a shift in strategy in its blood-soaked war against drugs, Philippines police aim to reduce the killing of suspects and put more resources into arresting prominent people
BANGKOK (Reuters) - At least one person was killed and 19 wounded in an explosion at a night market in southern Thailand on Monday where Muslim separatists have been waging an insurgency for more than
TORONTO - Family members of eight-year-old Victoria Stafford have packed a Toronto courtroom today to hear her killer appeal his convictions. Michael Rafferty was sentenced to life in prison in 2013
By the time Shayne Lund's court case wrapped up this week, his lawyer had spent three years dealing with evidence relating to sex crimes against children and animals, wading through reams of graphic t
Belgium said it wouldn’t support a trade deal between the European Union and Canada after one of its regions continued to block the pact, dashing hopes of signing the accord later this week.
The army says 772 ISIL militants were killed in battles
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hailed as the gold standard for sharing natural resources, a landmark deal between four countries to manage one of the world's largest aquifers has stalle
VALLETTA/PARIS (Reuters) - A small aircraft conducting a surveillance mission over the Mediterranean for France's defense ministry crashed on take-off in Malta on Monday, killing all five people on bo
After more than 400 years, Marlowe has been given joint credit for all three of the Henry VI plays.              
LONDON (AP) — Eli Manning says he wasn’t using Donald Trump’s name in order to signal an audible during the New York Giants’ victory over the Los Angeles Rams in London on Sunday. T
The severing of Aleppo's key Castello Road by the Syrian regime has created shortages of food and fuel in rebel-held Aleppo. Video provided by AFP             
A light aircraft crashed shortly after taking off from Malta International Airport, killing three French Defense Ministry officials and two other French nationals on board, Maltese officials said.
A baby girl is "born" twice in Texas after surgeons cut open her mother's womb to remove a tumour that threatened to stop her heart.
FREDERICTON - New Brunswick's Court of Appeal has overturned Dennis Oland's conviction for the second-degree murder of his millionaire father, and ordered a new trial. Oland showed no immediate react
Hungary’s PM Viktor Orban has called for the salvation of Europe via national states and Christian values, reported BGNES. Hungary wants to put an end to the “sovietisation of Europe” and to protect i
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday criticized the controversial practice of triple talaq, which allows Muslim men to divorce their wives instantly with a single word, saying women should not
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet’s left-wing coalition was punished by voters in municipal elections on Sunday as opposition candidates won a number of key races in what is seen as a harbinger for
Twenty-five people needed treatment at the scene, while two others were taken to hospital.
KINSHASA/NAIROBI (Reuters) - When Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern neighbors took advantage of an outbreak of political turmoil there to invade in 1998, President Laurent Kabila turned to region
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Officials say a city in New York is installing dozens of license plate readers to help investigators collect key data amid a string of brutal killings. Officials say about 50 c
A key meeting on whales opened to early confrontation Monday with Japan seeking an end to a 30-year moratorium on whale hunting, and others proposing an Atlantic cetacean sanctuary.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities say three women from Chicago were killed when a vehicle ran a red light and slammed their Uber ride in Milwaukee. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office rel
More than 6,000 migrants live in the notorious camp, a symbol of Europe's struggle to deal with migration.              
BRUSSELS - In a major embarrassment to the European Union, a small region of Belgium continued to withhold on Monday its necessary support for a landmark free trade deal that the rest of the bloc and

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