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Exclusive: Google close to settling EU antitrust probe – sources – Reuters

ReutersBRUSSELS (Reuters) – Google is close to settling a three-year antitrust probe by European regulators after it offered “much better” concessions to allay concerns over blocking rivals from internet search results, two sources said on Wednesday. A settlement …Another day, another EU, Google settlement attempt: Third time’s the charm?ZDNetGoogle Close To Settling EU Antitrust Investigation […]

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Russia’s Not Bound to Assad, Syria Opposition Head Says – Businessweek

BusinessweekRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has assured the Syrian opposition that his country isn’t committed to President Bashar al-Assad, the leader of the main anti-government coalition said. “When I met Lavrov last week in Paris, he confirmed that Russia …What was achieved at Montreux talks?BBC NewsSyria’s Al-Muallem Threatens to Quit Talks If No ProgressBloombergRegime threatens […]

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Hariri murder trial opens in The Hague – Reuters

ReutersTHE HAGUE (Reuters) – The trial of the four men accused of killing former Lebanese prime minister Rafik al-Hariri opened in The Hague on Thursday, nine years after the bomb attack in which 21 others also died. The four members of Lebanon’s militant …Trial Starts of Suspects in Hariri AssassinationABC NewsLebanon polarised as Hariri tribunal […]

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Killing that sparked UK riots deemed lawful – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLONDON — The family of the man who was shot dead by Metropolitan Police, sparking unprecedented riots and public disorder across England, has appealed for calm following an inquest’s conclusion that Mark Duggan was lawfully killed. “The struggle will …Mark Duggan verdict: Diane Abbott ‘baffled’ at juryTelegraph.co.ukDuggan’s aunt urges ‘no violence’BBC NewsLondon police chief […]

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Bangladesh election could lead to more violence (+video) – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorThe polls closed in Bangladesh’s general election with reports of poor turnout and questions about whether the election has increased the chances of deeper political conflict in the country. At least 18 people died in election-related violence today. Skip to next …Security crackdown casts pall over Bangladesh electionThe Globe and MailBangladeshi elections marred […]

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Michael Schumacher shows slight improvement, doctors say – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Former Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher, who suffered a serious head injury in a skiing accident, is showing a “slight improvement” in his condition, the head anesthesiologist at a Grenoble hospital said Tuesday. Doctors carried out a surgical …Motor racing-Schumacher “slightly better” after 2nd op – doctorsChicago TribuneDoctors say brain scan shows small […]