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US aid flights drop food and water in northern Iraq

Obama’s authorisation of air strikes returns the military to a country from which he has been trying to extricate the US for his entire presidency Asia homepage

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Iraq conflict: US aid drop follows fresh raids on militants – BBC News

BBC News Iraq conflict: US aid drop follows fresh raids on militantsBBC NewsThe US has conducted its second air-drop of food and water to thousands of Iraqis hiding in mountains from jihadist fighters, the Pentagon says. It came hours after … Continue reading

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Time Warner profit grows but shares drop after Fox bid nixed

(Reuters) – Time Warner Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and boosted its stock buyback program, but the news failed to prevent its shares from tumbling 11 percent a day after Rupert Murdoch withdrew his bid for the company. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Samsung Electronics, Apple agree to drop patent lawsuits outside U.S.: Samsung says

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc agreed to scale down their international legal war and withdraw patent lawsuits outside the United States, a Samsung spokesman said on Wednesday. "This agreement does not involve any licensing arrangements, and the companies are continuing … Continue reading

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Amazon’s heavy investing eats into bottom line, shares drop

By Deepa Seetharaman SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc posted a much larger-than-expected loss in the second quarter as it continues its rapid pace of investment in new businesses such as digital content and consumer electronics. Amazon's stock price has … Continue reading

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Amazon’s losses widen, shares drop

By Deepa Seetharaman SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc posted a much larger-than-expected loss in the second quarter as its rapid pace of investment in businesses such as digital content and consumer electronics offset a 23 percent jump in revenue. … Continue reading

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World Cup Fallout: England drop to 20th in FIFA World Rankings

World Cup Fallout: England drop to 20th in FIFA World Rankings – originally posted on Soccerlens.com Due to their disastrous World Cup campaign this summer, England have plummeted down the FIFA world rankings, now coming in at 20th, their lowest position … Continue reading

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U.S. top court rejects Google bid to drop Street View privacy case

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Google Inc's bid to dismiss a lawsuit accusing it of violating federal wiretap law when it accidentally collected emails and other personal data while building its popular … Continue reading

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Be bold, David Moyes – Drop van Persie tonight!

Be bold, David Moyes – Drop van Persie tonight! – originally posted on Soccerlens.com It sounds like a recipe for disaster, rather than one for redemption, but if Moyes is prepared to take the massive step and drop his out-of-form … Continue reading

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Brazil to drop local data storage rule in Internet bill

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil will drop a controversial provision that would have forced global Internet companies to store data on Brazilian users inside the country to shield them from U.S. spying, a government minister said on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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