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Police storm Sydney cafe to end hostage siege, three dead
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Heavily armed Australian police stormed a Sydney cafe early on Tuesday morning and freed terrified hostages held there at gunpoint, in a dramatic end to a 16-hour siege in which two captives and the attacker were killed..
Pakistan official: 126 people dead, 122 injured in attack on school
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - At least 126 people were killed and 122 injured on Tuesday in an attack by Taliban militants on a Pakistani high school, a provincial official said..
Oil sinks, Russian moves fail to quell nerves
LONDON (Reuters) - A plunge in oil below $60 and the failure of an emergency interest rate rise to stabilise Russia's rouble sent another shock through global financial markets on Tuesday, adding to a growing sense of crisis in a volatile end to 2014..
Filmmaker Polanski's lawyers seek sex crime case dismissal: U.S. newspapers
(Reuters) - Lawyers for filmmaker Roman Polanski are seeking to have a case involving a 1977 charge of unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl dismissed, U.S. newspapers reported on Tuesday..
Fast-starting Saints tame Bears 31-15
(Reuters) - The New Orleans Saints climbed into first place in the jumbled NFC South after feasting on the struggling Chicago Bears in a 31-15 win on Monday..
Big tech aims at talent shortage with 'Hour of Code' campaign
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Call it the thinking man's ice bucket challenge: an hour of code..
Ancient DNA reveals history of horse domestication
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Speed, smarts, and the heart of a champion: using genomic analysis, scientists have identified DNA changes that helped turn ancient horses such as those in prehistoric cave art into today's Secretariats and Black Beautys, researchers reported Monday..
McDonald's Japan rations fries as U.S. West Coast port dispute drags on
TOKYO (Reuters) - McDonald's Holdings Co (Japan) Ltd has embarked on the emergency measure of only offering small-sized french fries to customers as a protracted labor dispute at U.S. West Coast ports has contributed to long delays in imports..
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