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Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown

A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being...

Boko Haram fighters kidnap another 25 girls in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses said, despite talks on freeing...

Obama cautiously 'optimistic' about Ebola fight in US

President Barack Obama said Wednesday he was cautiously "optimistic" about the fight against Ebola in the United States, and applauded the...

Ex-Mountie hero of shootout at Canada's Parliament

The standing ovation began even before Sergeant‑at‑Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber in his black robe, carrying the golden...

 

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UK retail sales fall more than forecast as clothing drops

U. K. retail sales fell more than economists forecast in September as warm weather led shoppers to delay purchases of autumn and winter clothing.

Spanish unemployment lowest since 2011 as economy grows

Spain’s unemployment rate fell to the lowest since the end of 2011 in the third quarter as its economy turned into one of the fastest‑growing...

Daimler quarterly profit beats estimates as Mercedes expands

Daimler AG, the world’s third- largest maker of luxury vehicles, reported third‑quarter profit that exceeded analyst predictions as deliveries...

Credit Suisse profit more than doubles as trading improves

Credit Suisse Group AG, Switzerland’s second‑biggest bank, reported an increase in third‑quarter profit driven by a surge in revenue at...