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Car bomb kills at least three in Afghan capital
KABUL (Reuters) - A Taliban car bomb killed at least three people and wounded two in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday in an apparent attack on a foreign contractor company that came despite a further tightening in security across the city, officials said.
'Exhausted' Toys 'R' Us suppliers weigh options as huge retailer shuts
CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Toys 'R' Us secured a $3.1 billion bankruptcy loan in September, toy makers were reassured they would be paid for goods delivered to the company as it tried to emerge from Chapter 11.
Merkel defends German trade surplus, says trying to boost domestic demand
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is trying to stimulate domestic demand to offset strong exports, but wants a keen appetite for German products to continue, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a video podcast on Saturday.
Powerball jackpot climbs to $455 million for Saturday drawing
(Reuters) - An estimated $455 million Powerball jackpot is up for grabs on Saturday evening, one of the biggest in the multi-state U.S. lottery's history, after 19 straight drawings failed to produce a grand prize winner.
More than 150,000 people in Syria's Afrin displaced: Kurdish official, monitor
BEIRUT (Reuters) - More than 150,000 people have been displaced in the last few days from Syria's Afrin town, a senior Kurdish official and a monitoring group said on Saturday.
Tennis: Osaka stuns Halep as rising stars reach Indian Wells final
(Reuters) - Japan's Naomi Osaka made short work of a subdued world number one Simona Halep on Friday, the unseeded 20-year-old racing to a 6-3 6-0 semi-final victory to set up a surprise BNP Paribas Open final against Daria Kasatkina.
New European sanctions would affect nuclear deal: Iran official
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Any new European sanctions against Iran will have a direct effect on the nuclear deal struck between world powers and Tehran, Iran’s deputy foreign minister said Friday, according to state media.
Cambodia kicks off drills with 'great friend' China as U.S. ties sour
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - China and Cambodia on Saturday kicked off military exercises focused on counter-terrorism and rescue operations, highlighting the strong ties between the two countries amid strained relations between Cambodia and the United States.
Russia says more than 7,000 people left Syria's Eastern Ghouta Saturday morning: TASS
MOSCOW (Reuters) - More than 7,000 people left Syria's Eastern Ghouta on Saturday morning, the TASS news agency reported, citing the Centre for Reconciliation in Syria, a body run by Russia's defense ministry.
Survivors of Vietnam's My Lai massacre remember 'darkness and silence'
(This March 15 story corrects paragraph 14 to say Loi "hid", not "watched")
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