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Typhoon May Reduce Turnout for Japanese Vote

A typhoon lashed Japan on Sunday, threatening to damp voter turnout for an election that is widely forecast to give Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a fresh mandate to pursue economic revival and bolster the nation’s military......»»

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Fox Aware of O"Reilly Settlement at Contract Renewal

21st Century Fox knew of a settlement Bill O’Reilly had reached with a network analyst who had accused him of sexual harassment when the company renewed the star Fox News host’s contract, the company said Saturday......»»

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FAA Steps Up Warnings on Lithium-Battery Fire Hazards

Tests by the Federal Aviation Administration found that in extreme circumstances, a single seriously overheating laptop can produce a blaze capable of disabling fire-suppression systems in cargo holds of passenger planes......»»

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Gunmen Kill 12 Niger Troops

Gunmen mounted on pickup trucks and motorcycles killed twelve paramilitary police from Niger on Saturday, a fresh attack in the restive southwest borderlands with Mali where four U.S. Green Berets were killed earlier this month......»»

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Czechs Dump the Political Establishment in Favor of a Magnate

The Czech Republic’s second-richest citizen, who has pledged to upend the country’s constitutional order and boost executive authority, won a legislative election, setting the stage for a difficult coalition-building phase......»»

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NATO Practices Delicate Task of Submarine Rescue

Alliance navies exercise with equipment to latch onto disabled submarines and bring trapped sailors to the surface, an important task as submarine activity—and the risk of accidents—rises around the world......»»

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Egyptian Police Officers Killed by Militants

Militants killed at least 16 police officers in a shootout that erupted during a raid on a desert hideout southwest of Cairo, state media reported, the latest in a series of deadly incidents involving extremists in Egypt over the past week......»»

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Big Oil Set for Bumper Profits Despite Cheap Crude

When some of the world’s largest energy companies report earnings next week, it will provide a glimpse into whether they are improving profitability as oil prices continue to hover around $50 a barrel......»»

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FAA Steps Up Warnings on Lithium Battery Fire Hazards

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China"s Road to Electric-Car Domination Is Driven in Part by Batteries

Batteries have emerged as a critical front in China’s campaign to be the global leader in electric vehicles, but foreign auto makers and experts say it has set up the market to favor domestic suppliers......»»

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Spain"s Rajoy Moves to Seize Control of Catalan Government

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy asked lawmakers to grant him unprecedented powers to force leaders of the Catalonia region to cease their independence push in what will be a major test for Spanish democracy......»»

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Activist Investor to Push Nestlé for Further Changes

Activist investor Daniel Loeb praised Nestlé’s recent moves to raise shareholder value but indicated he will continue to push the packaged foods giant to make further changes......»»

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Wisconsin"s Foxconn Deal Highlights How States Dangle Cash as a Lure

Wisconsin’s $3 billion bid this summer to land Foxconn Technology Group’s first major U.S. factory looked smaller than that of a neighboring state’s, but included an increasingly popular feature that likely made the difference: cash......»»

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As Islamic State Loses Ground in Syria, Its Affiliate Strikes in Egypt

The attacks by Islamic State’s Sinai Province branch sent the message it can still hit targets outside its crumbling caliphate in Syria and Iraq......»»

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Whole Foods Data Breach Affected About 100 Taprooms, Restaurants

Whole Foods Market said Friday that a data breach involving credit-card charges made at the grocer’s taprooms and full-service restaurants affected about 100 venues in its stores over a six-month period......»»

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Trump Signals Yellen Still a Top Fed Candidate After Meeting This Week

Donald Trump signaled that Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen remains a strong candidate to be renominated for the job after the two met this week, saying he liked her “a lot,” while also highlighting John Taylor and Jerome Powell as front-runners......»»

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Suicide-Bomb Attacks Target Two Afghan Mosques

Suicide bombers in Afghanistan killed dozens of people in attacks on two mosques Friday, as the targets in the country’s latest escalation of violence shifted from government security forces to worshipers observing the Muslim day of prayer......»»

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Kurds Turn Their Anger Against U.S.

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Japan"s Abe Parlays North Korea Threat Into an Advantage

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on course for a big electoral victory on Sunday, latest polls suggest, helped by economic growth, opposition disarray and an existential threat from North Korea’s nuclear program......»»

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U.S. Presses Pakistan to Combat Militants

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