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    03 Jul 2015 Fri

    Russia slashes state funding for 'foreign agent' NGOs

    Some of Russia's leading NGOs said on Thursday (Jul 2) that their work would be hit after they were turned down for grants by a government that brands them "foreign agents" under a controversial law.

  • 2
    03 Jul 2015 Fri

    J&J vaccine completely prevented HIV in half of monkeys in trial

    An experimental Johnson & Johnson vaccine completely prevented HIV infection in half of monkeys that got the shot and then were exposed to high doses of an aggressive virus, results that spurred the company to test the vaccine in people, academic and company researchers said on Thursday.

  • 3
    03 Jul 2015 Fri

    Golf: Nocera would swap 14 tour wins for one British Open

    Gwladys Nocera has scooped up 14 wins on the Ladies European Tour (LET) but she would trade them all for one victory in the jewel of the crown tournament for European golfers, the British Open.

  • 4
    03 Jul 2015 Fri

    Michelin-starred Per Se settles NY charges it withheld tips

    Per Se, the three Michelin-starred Manhattan restaurant run by Thomas Keller, will pay US$500,000 to settle charges it withheld tips from workers who staffed private dining events, even as it portrayed those tips to customers as gratuities.

  • 5
    03 Jul 2015 Fri

    J&J vaccine completely prevented HIV in half of monkeys in trial

    An experimental Johnson & Johnson vaccine completely prevented HIV infection in half of monkeys that got the shot and then were exposed to high doses of an aggressive virus, results that spurred the company to test the vaccine in people, academic and company researchers said on Thursday.

  • 6
    03 Jul 2015 Fri

    US seeks extradition of FIFA 7 in Switzerland

    The United States has demanded the extradition of seven FIFA officials detained in May setting off what could become a prolonged legal battle over the handling of the major corruption case.

  • 7
    03 Jul 2015 Fri

    Anti-graft watchdog warns EU of corruption risk in five countries

    Political and business elites in five countries bordering the European Union and Russia exert undue influence over the judiciary and legislature, allowing corruption to go unchecked, a watchdog said on Thursday.

  • 8
    03 Jul 2015 Fri

    BP to pay record US$18.7b over Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    British energy giant BP said on Thursday (Jul 2) it had agreed to pay a record US$18.7 billion (€16.9 billion) to compensate the US government and five states for damages stemming from the deadly 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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    03 Jul 2015 Fri

    Video Indonesia seeks to diversify economy as commodity exports take a hit

    Nearly 60 per cent of Indonesia's exports are commodities, but low prices are impacting growth and government revenues. The solution is to diversify, but that is no easy feat in Indonesia. 

  • 10
    03 Jul 2015 Fri

    Woman sentenced to prison for contaminating son's IV in Ohio

    A mother pleaded guilty on Wednesday to child endangerment and was sentenced to six years in prison for injecting feces into her son's intravenous bag at a Cincinnati, Ohio, hospital, prosecutors said.