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New Ukraine parliament called to fight corruption

Thursday, 6:55 AM

Newly elected Ukrainian parliament deputies swear their oath during the inauguration cermeony in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. Ukraine Parliament has opened for its first session since an election last month that ushered in a spate of pro-Western parties. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president set out a strongly reformist agenda during the inaugural session of parliament Thursday, calling for the immediate overhaul of a justice system he said was corrupted from the top down.


Briton among 6 dead as Kabul blast hits embassy vehicle

Thursday, 6:51 AM

A suicide bomber in a car kills one Briton and at least five Afghans in Kabul, on November 27, 2014Kabul (Afghanistan) (AFP) - A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-packed car into a British embassy vehicle in Kabul on Thursday, killing one Briton and five Afghans in the latest attack to highlight fragile security as NATO troops withdraw.


Qaeda militants 'moved US hostage ahead of Yemen raid'

Thursday, 6:47 AM

Yemeni special forces took part in the raid in the southeastern province of HadramawtAl-Qaeda militants holding an American journalist in Yemen moved him and two other foreign hostages just days before a raid to free him, a Yemeni defence ministry website said. The journalist as well as a British national and a South African are among several hostages held by Al-Qaeda in the violence-wracked country, according to the ministry's 26Sep.net news website. On Tuesday, Yemeni special forces, said to have been backed by US commandos, raided an Al-Qaeda hideout in Hajr As-Saghir, in the southeastern province of Hadramawt, to free the captives. The ministry website reported late Wednesday that hours before the raid the militants moved the American journalist, the Briton and the South African.


Southern Democrats trying to recover lost ground

Thursday, 6:00 AM

FILE- In this Oct. 27, 2014 file photo, Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter speaks during a campaign stop in Columbus, Ga. Many Democrats say the way to recover lost ground in the conservative South is to reclaim the party’s lost identity as a champion of the middle class. Georgia Democrats thought legacy candidates were the answer, but Senate hopeful Michelle Nunn, former Sen. Sam Nunn’s daughter, and gubernatorial challenger Jason Carter, former President Jimmy Carter’s grandson, each lost by about 8 percentage points even after well-funded campaigns and ambitious voter-registration drives. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)ATLANTA (AP) — To rebuild in the conservative South, Democratic leaders say their party must become more aggressive advocates for the middle class in an effort to energize African-Americans and attract whites.


Thai Danthai makes booming start to professional golf

Thursday, 2:59 AM

(Reuters) - Thai teenager Danthai Boonma made a blistering start to the professional golf ranks by firing a bogey free six-under-par 66 in the opening round of the Asian Tour's King's Cup on Thursday. The 18-year-old's efforts at the Khon Kaen Golf Club in northeast Thailand were enough for a share of third at the $500,000 event, one shot behind early pace-setters S.S.P. Chowrasia and Anirban Lahiri of India. ...

Golf-Sporting tragedy puts Scott's poor day into perspective

Wednesday, 10:58 PM

By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Adam Scott had a day to forget at the Australian Open on Thursday but his disappointment was put into perspective when the news of the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes reached him in the scorer's hut. Scott was still out on the course when the death of the international batsman from an injury sustained when he was hit by a ball on Tuesday was announced from a hospital just over three miles away, stunning a sports-mad nation. Former U.S. ...

Americans mark Thanksgiving with parades, turkey

Thursday, 6:55 AM

Tamari Hedani, right, and her boyfriend, Chris Chu, both from San Francisco, wear turkey hats prior to the start of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)NEW YORK (AP) — Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine are on the menu as friends and families gathered across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving.


Obama's action fuels worry about immigration scams

Thursday, 6:46 AM

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Advocacy groups barely waited for President Barack Obama to finish speaking about sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system to start warning about scams.

EU lawmakers urge regulators to break up Google

Thursday, 6:47 AM

People pose with laptops in front of projection of Google logo in this picture illustration taken in ZenicaBRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a motion on Thursday urging anti-trust regulators to break up Google, the latest setback for the world's most popular Internet search engine.


Analysis: Low food inflation tightens squeeze on Europe's grocers

Thursday, 6:43 AM

Fruit and vegetables are seen for sale in Soho's Berwick Street Market in central LondonBy Emma Thomasson and James Davey BERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) - Subdued food price inflation in Europe is unlikely to pick up any time soon, adding to the pressure on mainstream grocers as they struggle with changing shopping habits and competition from discounters. Prices paid in Europe for fast-moving consumer goods rose at their slowest pace since 2010 in the third quarter, and fell in Spain, France and Italy, according to consumer data firm Nielsen, weighing on retailers' revenues and share prices. ...


Ebola shows WHO needs revamp, says UN reformer Rudd

Thursday, 6:34 AM

Health workers in protective equipment handle a sample taken from the body of someone who is suspected to have died from Ebola virus, near Rokupa HospitalBy Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) needs reform to prevent a recurrence of crises such as West Africa's Ebola outbreak, former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd said on Thursday. Rudd is leading a two-year study to suggest ways to improve the effectiveness of the United Nations system and other global bodies, which are often deadlocked by disagreements between states or hamstrung by their internal bureaucracy. The WHO's Africa office has been widely criticised for its slow response to the Ebola epidemic, which has now killed at least 5,689 people. ...


Most chickens sold in UK stores have traces of food bug - watchdog

Thursday, 6:32 AM

LONDON (Reuters) - Almost three-quarters of fresh chickens sold by British retailers were found to have traces of a potentially fatal food-poisoning bug, a food watchdog warned on Thursday and said major grocers were not doing enough to tackle the problem. Tackling the campylobacter bug, the most common form of food poisoning in Britain, affecting an estimated 280,000 people a year, is the Foods Standards Agency's (FSA) number one food safety priority and it is leading a campaign to bring together the whole food chain to deal with the problem. ...