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Suspected U.S. drone strike kills five on Pakistan-Afghanistan frontier
PARACHINAR/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A suspected U.S. drone strike killed five people on the mountainous Pakistan-Afghanistan border, government and militant sources said on Tuesday, days after a Canadian-American couple held hostage by the Taliban were freed from the same area.
UK business minister welcomes Airbus stake in Bombardier's C Series
LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - British Business Secretary Greg Clark said on Tuesday he welcomed the deal for Airbus to buy a majority stake in Bombardier's C Series jetliner program, saying Britain would work closely with the firms to protect its interests.
CORRECTED-North Korea's 'princess' now one of the secretive state's top policy makers
SEOUL, Oct 9 (Reuters) - The promotion of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's 28-year-old sister to the country's top decision-making body is a sign he is strengthening his position by drawing his most important people closer to the centre of power, experts and officials say.
Microsoft responded quietly after detecting secret database hack in 2013
(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees, in only the second known breach of such a corporate database.
Newest outpost for U.S. crude exports: India
NEW YORK/NEW DELHI, Oct 17 (Reuters) - India is set to emerge as a key market for American crude exports in coming months, as refineries in that country are ramping up "test" purchases of U.S. grades to diversify their imports.
RPT-A divided Iraq tests U.S. influence as fight against Islamic State wanes
WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - After years of focusing divided Iraq on a shared fight against the Islamic State group, the United States is now straining to leverage its limited influence to avoid a full-blown conflict between the Iraqi and Kurdish forces it has armed and trained.
Mariota returns to help Titans beat Colts
Marcus Mariota's tiebreaking 53-yard touchdown strike to rookie Taywan Taylor with 5:29 left in the game, coupled with Wesley Woodyard's stop of quarterback Jacoby Brissett on fourth down with 2:19 remaining, gave Tennessee a 36-22 victory at Nissan Stadium.
OPEC compliance with oil output cut deal at 86 percent: IEA head
SEOUL (Reuters) - The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has a compliance rate with their output cut pledges of about 86 percent, Fatih Birol, the executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), said on Tuesday.
Judge gets Yankees back in ALCS in 8-1 rout
The Astros lead the series 2-1 heading into Game 4 on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium.
Malaysia says no decision yet on new offers to search for missing MH370
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia said on Tuesday it has received proposals from three companies offering to continue the search for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, which has been missing since 2014, but no decision has been made yet.
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