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    26 Nov 2015 Thu

    Exclusive - US has urged legal reforms abroad to block Islamic State recruits

    The U.S. Justice Department has provided specific suggestions to governments in Europe and elsewhere on how to strengthen counterterrorism laws in order to arrest would-be foreign fighters before they join groups like Islamic State, according to a policy paper reviewed by Reuters.

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    26 Nov 2015 Thu

    Obama 'deeply disturbed' by video of Chicago police shooting

    US President Barack Obama said that he was "deeply disturbed" by video footage which showed a white Chicago police officer shooting dead a black teenager.

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    26 Nov 2015 Thu

    Neymar will be best in world next year - Ronaldo

    Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are the two best players in the world right now but Neymar will eclipse them both next year, former Brazil striker Ronaldo told Reuters.

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    26 Nov 2015 Thu

    Malaysian exit ‘good for local football’: Observers

    TODAY reports: “It’s about time we focus more on our own league because it still has plenty of potential despite the slump in the last few years,” says former Warriors FC coach Richard Bok. 

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    26 Nov 2015 Thu

    Ronaldo calls on CBF president to resign

    Turmoil inside the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) is affecting results on the field and the head of the organisation should stand down as part of a widespread cleanup, former Brazil striker Ronaldo told Reuters.

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    26 Nov 2015 Thu

    Asian shares edge up, euro under pressure as ECB looms

    Asian shares advanced in early trade on Thursday, while growing bets the European Central Bank was gearing up to deliver further stimulus steps kept the euro under pressure.

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    26 Nov 2015 Thu

    Australia firefighters battle deadly inferno

    Cooler conditions and lighter winds aided fire crews as dawn broke but South Australia state Premier Jay Weatherill said it would be days before a deadly blaze was brought under control.

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    26 Nov 2015 Thu

    Singapore to host World Rugby Junior qualifiers

    TODAY reports: Singapore will host this year's World Rugby Junior World Trophy Asia qualifiers for the first time. The Under-19 tournament will take place from Dec 13 to 19.

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    26 Nov 2015 Thu

    HP Inc plunges after printer business underwhelms

    Shares of HP Inc, which houses former Hewlett-Packard Co's legacy hardware business, plunged 16.3 percent on Wednesday after the company's lackluster results fueled concerns about its ability to weather a slowdown in the printer and PC markets.

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    26 Nov 2015 Thu

    Big banks accused of interest rate-swap fixing in class action suit

    A class action lawsuit, filed Wednesday, accuses 10 of Wall Street’s biggest banks and two trading platforms of conspiring to limit competition in the US$320 trillion market for interest rate swaps.