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20.10.2014

In blow to Japan's Abe, trade and justice ministers both resign over election fund allegations

TOKYO - Japan's trade and justice ministers both resigned Monday after accusations they misused campaign funds in the biggest setback so far for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's conservative administration.

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19.10.2014

Stock markets in for further swings, investors try to gauge depth of downturn

TORONTO - Stock markets are likely in for more volatility this week as traders wonder if sharp gains at the end of last week signal an end to what would be a relatively mild retracement — defined as a temporary reversal in the direction of a stock's price that goes against the prevailing trend — or a full blown correction. That sort of downdraft carves at least 10 per cent from market highs.

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20.10.2014

Today on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA - The Senate national security and defence committee is set to discuss security threats facing Canada today on Parliament Hill.

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20.10.2014

Nepal says it will end rescue operation on popular trekking route where 38 died in snowstorms

KATMANDU, Nepal - Nepal was wrapping up rescue operations in its northern mountains Monday, saying all the hikers believed to be stranded on a trekking route by a series of blizzards and avalanches that left dozens of others dead have been rescued and are safe.

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20.10.2014

Trudeau says he's focused on building economy, not tax cuts

OTTAWA - Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is signalling the tax cuts promised by the Conservative government could lead to a political showdown ahead of the 2015 federal election.

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20.10.2014

Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesian leader, completing journey from slum to presidential palace

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Joko Widodo completed a journey from riverside shack to presidential palace on Monday, cheered through the streets following his inauguration by tens of thousands of ordinary Indonesians in a reminder to the opposition-controlled parliament of the strong grass-roots support that swept him to power.

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19.10.2014

US airdrops weapons, ammunition, supplies to Kurds in Syrian town of Kobani

WASHINGTON - The U.S. military said Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants.

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