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Survey: Asia finds money brings happiness

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Survey: Asia finds money brings happiness
SINGAPORE (AP) — Emerging Asian nations are finding out what developed ones did years ago: money — and the stuff it buys — brings happiness.

Court case dropped against Nigerian football federation

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Court case dropped against Nigerian football federation
A court case against Nigeria's football association that threatened to earn the country a lengthy ban from international competition has been dropped, lawyers said on Thursday. The case had been brought by Chris Giwa, who was appointed to head the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in controversial circumstances in August but then later ousted. A judge in the central city of Jos had last week ruled that the appointment of a new president, Amaju Pinnick, and executive committee should be set ... more

Schalke extends Atsuto Uchida's contract

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Schalke extends Atsuto Uchida's contract
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Schalke has extended the contract of Japan defender Atsuto Uchida by three years until 2018.

Zambia: President's body to return Saturday

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Zambia: President's body to return Saturday
LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — The body of President Michael Sata, who died in London after a long illness, will be flown to Zambia on Saturday, the Zambian government said.

Sicily: 5 free things for visitors to do

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Sicily: 5 free things for visitors to do
PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — Sicily is the Mediterranean's largest island and a trip around this triangular-shaped ancient land can be particularly rewarding for those in search of free things to do. Besides Sicily's sights, smells and sounds — the feast of wildflowers in rainy months, colorful street markets in towns and cities alike, picturesque faces and places around every corner — many of the island's greatest gifts are free.


Pilot killed in Navy training mission crash in California

Plane had just finished playing the role of an enemy aircraft in an offshore exercise and was preparing to land when it went down

Race in America: Focus group discussion becomes heated

Republican strategist and CBS News contributor Frank Luntz brought together 17 people to talk about race relations in America.

UPS delivery driver caught kicking, rolling large box

In Long Island, New York, a surveillance video shows the worker mishandling a package worth $12,000.

Yale student says Ebola quarantine not based on science

A Yale graduate student is free from quarantine this morning after Connecticut officials feared he may have contracted Ebola. Ryan Boyko returned from West Africa ... more

Military pilot killed during training exercise in California

A military pilot died during a training exercise in Southern California. Authorities are investigating. Norah O'Donnell reports.
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Scottish no voters have every reason to feel let down since the referendum

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Labours woes are the least of Scotlands concerns right now. The famous silent majority of no voters is hushed and somnolentNicola Sturgeon began a national ... more

Italys mafia and state are under the spotlight, and not before time

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President Napolitanos court appearance confirms that the bond between power and the shadows never went awayEven in Italy, it is beyond the norm for a ... more

RT: Russia Today's six most memorable moments

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As a UK version of the Kremlin-backed news channel launches, we look at its top clips, including Steven Seagal and Vladimir PutinRussias state funded news ... more

Migrant rescue operations must be stopped at earliest opportunity minister

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James Brokenshire defends ending rescues in Mediterranean, saying they encourage migrants and lead to more deathsA Home Office minister has urged that emergency rescue operations ... more

The Premier League's 91 goalscoring nations

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Victor Wanyamas goal made Kenya the latest nation to have a goalscorer in Englands top flight. Find out when each country scored and which club ... more
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Sweden Recognizes Palestinian State

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Margot Wallstrom, the Swedish foreign minister, announced her government’s official recognition of the state of Palestine.

Letter From Europe: Supplanting the Symbols of Warfare

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With the relentless spread of conflicts of faith and identity, the emblems of conventional warfare have changed.

Sweden Recognizes Palestinian State

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Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman of Israel said the decision by Stockholm was unfortunate and would strengthen radical elements and Palestinian recalcitrance.

Ukraine, Russia to Resume Talks

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Ukraine and Russia were set to resume talks to resolve their natural-gas dispute, with officials scrambling to secure funding for Kiev to pay for gas ... more

Provocateur’s Death Haunts the Dutch

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Provocateur’s Death Haunts the Dutch
Ten years after the filmmaker Theo van Gogh was murdered by a Dutch Muslim, the Netherlands is still confronting challenges to the country’s values of ... more

Letter From India: Modi Fails, So Far, to Return Illicit Funds to India

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The prime minister has vowed to bring back money that corrupt Indians have allegedly sent overseas. But his initial findings were disappointing.

South Korean Court Orders Japanese Firm Nachi-Fujikoshi to Pay Forced Laborers

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The company must give $75,800 to $94,800 to over a dozen people who were made to work in its factory during Japanese colonial rule of ... more

Western Observer Finds Himself a Protagonist in Hong Kong’s Protest Drama

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Western Observer Finds Himself a Protagonist in Hong Kong’s Protest Drama
Pro-Beijing newspapers in Hong Kong have made a former American intelligence officer a prime example in their allegations of a foreign conspiracy behind the city’s ... more

Sri Lanka Landslide’s Toll Is Less Than Previously Thought, Officials Say

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Three bodies, not six, were said to have been recovered, and 192 people, not 300, were believed to be missing.

China Opens Door on Credit Cards

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China Opens Door on Credit Cards
China is taking a step toward easing its grip on credit cards, potentially allowing foreign companies like Visa, MasterCard and other electronic payment processors to ... more

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Brazil's Exhausting Election

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This is what a normal campaign season looks like: strange people, funny memes, a strong influence of religion and lots of turnarounds.

World Briefing: Colombia: Army Database Raises Concern About Possible Spying

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The authorities said they were investigating an allegation that the army kept a database of email addresses for people seeking a peace deal with the ... more

Computing the Political Impact of Canada’s Attacks

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Computing the Political Impact of Canada’s Attacks
After two attacks by homegrown extremists, the questions now are about the impact on Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s future.

World Briefing: Ecuador: Tortoise Species Is Saved

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Conservationists said Tuesday that they had brought giant tortoises on the Galápagos island of Española back from the brink of extinction.

Arequipa Journal: Despite Rumors, Not Everything That Towers Is Eiffel’s

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Arequipa Journal: Despite Rumors, Not Everything That Towers Is Eiffel’s
In parts of Peru and Chile, famed engineer Gustave Eiffel’s name is linked to many structures he had nothing to do with.

In Burkina Faso, Crowds Protest Leader’s Plan to Extend Rule

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In a third day of demonstrations, thousands rampaged through Ouagadougou, the capital, attacking Parliament and the state broadcaster as chaos gripped the city.

SodaStream to Close Factory in West Bank

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SodaStream to Close Factory in West Bank
The producer of home carbonation systems, which became a focal point of a movement to boycott Israeli products made in the West Bank, said it ... more

Sweden Recognizes Palestinian State

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Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman of Israel said the decision by Stockholm was unfortunate and would strengthen radical elements and Palestinian recalcitrance.

Op-Ed Contributor: Don’t Let Ebola Dehumanize Africa

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Fear-mongering about the disease is threatening to reverse decades of progress for the continent's image.

Israeli Forces Kill Man Suspected of Involvement in Activist’s Shooting

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A counterterrorism unit was trying to make an arrest when shots were fired at the officers and the suspect was shot and killed, a police ... more

Race in America: Focus group discussion becomes heated

Republican strategist and CBS News contributor Frank Luntz brought together 17 people to talk about race relations in America.

White House reacts to article insulting Israeli prime minister

An unnamed Obama administration official was quoted in the Atlantic insulting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over a host of controversial issues. Major Garrett reports ... more

Obama pushes for states to follow CDC's Ebola guidelines

The Obama administration is trying to quell the Ebola fears of Americans and is asking states to comply by more flexible Centers for Disease Control ... more

Wisconsin Dem gubernatorial candidate responds to claim she was fired from family’s firm

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Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke is responding to allegations she was fired from her family's company, Trek Bicycle Corp., reportedly claiming that in fact ... more
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Crist sees slight lead over Scott in Florida race for governor: poll

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Crist sees slight lead over Scott in Florida race for governor: poll
By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Former Governor Charlie Crist holds a large edge among independent voters, giving him a narrow lead over incumbent ... more