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Islamic State threatens two Japanese captives in video
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The militant Islamic State group released an online video on Tuesday purporting to show two Japanese captives and threatening to kill them unless it received $200 million in ransom..
Kremlin says Kiev's actions damage prospects for Ukraine summit: RIA
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Tuesday increased military activity by Ukrainian government forces had undermined hopes of arranging a four-way summit on the conflict in east Ukraine, Russia's RIA news agency reported..
IMF cuts global growth outlook, calls for accommodative policy
BEIJING (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund lowered its forecast for global economic growth in 2015, and called on Tuesday for governments and central banks to pursue accommodative monetary policies and structural reforms to support growth..
Coen brothers to head Cannes film jury in May
PARIS (Reuters) - Joel and Ethan Coen, the American filmmaker brothers, will be the first co-presidents of the jury for this year's Cannes Film Festival, the organizers said on Tuesday..
Top seeds, former champions march on in Melbourne
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams stuck to the Australian Open script with fairly routine victories on Tuesday, while men's champion Stan Wawrinka and two-time winner Victoria Azarenka joined them in the second round..
Facebook report says it adds more than $200 billion to global economy
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - With 1.35 billion users of its Internet social network, Facebook Inc would rank as the world's second-most populous nation if it were a country..
Last year was Earth's hottest on record, U.S. scientists say
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Last year was Earth's hottest on record in new evidence that people are disrupting the climate by burning fossil fuels that release greenhouse gases into the air, two U.S. government agencies said on Friday..
Israeli selfie from Miss Universe contest causes stir in Lebanon
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Israeli beauty queen's selfie has caused a stir in Lebanon, with some Lebanese saying their country's contestant at the Miss Universe pageant should be stripped of her title for consorting with the enemy..
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