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Bird flu found at Tennessee chicken farm as virus surges in Asia

An outbreak of avian flu in Tennessee has health officials on alert as the virus has surged across parts of Asia in recent months. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture confirmed…

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Asia shares falter as investors watch dollar, await job data

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares wavered Friday, with the dollar's recent weakness dampening sentiment among investors who are moreover shying away from risky positions before the release of key…

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Sneakers show limits of trade policy in reviving jobs for Trump

By Timothy Aeppel & Mai Nguyen (Reuters) – American companies from appliance makers to auto parts suppliers have lined up to offer a quiet caution to President-elect Donald Trump as…

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Homo sapiens' sex with extinct species was no one-night stand

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Our species, Homo sapiens, has a more adventurous sexual history than previously realized, & all that bed-hopping long ago has left an indelible mark…

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Asia jumps as cautious Fed lifts risk appetite, dollar on defensive

By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares gained across the board on Thursday & the dollar was on the defensive after suffering substantial losses as risk appetite revived after…

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Go-playing software beats human champ for 3rd straight time

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Google's Go-playing software defeated a human champion for the third straight time Saturday to clinch the best-of-five series & establish its superiority in an ancient…

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Asia shares edge ahead with oil, pound slips

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets edged cautiously higher on Monday as investors awaited a rush of February industry surveys to take the pulse of the global…

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Asia shares gain as crude oil bounce boosts risk assets

By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose across the board on Thursday as crude oil extended gains on hopes that huge producers will cap production, improving investor sentiment…

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Asia stocks down for 3rd day, Japan drops 3.8 percent

Asian stock markets fell for a third consecutive day Wednesday, beset by nerves approximately shaky global growth, falling oil prices & possible capital shortfalls at major European banks.

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Asia stocks extend global sell-off, Japan down 5.1 percent

Asian markets tumbled Tuesday as renewed jitters approximately the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 dived 5.1 percent to 16,132.25…

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