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New Mexico family saw dead boy as guide for attacks: prosecutors

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 11:06pm
A three-year-old boy found buried at a New Mexico desert compound died in a ritual to "cast out demonic spirits," but his extended family believed he would "return as Jesus" to identify "corrupt" targets for them to attack, prosecutors said in court on Monday.
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Australian archbishop begins home detention over sex abuse cover-up

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 11:00pm
A former Australian archbishop, the most senior Catholic cleric in the world convicted of concealing child sex abuse, was spared jail on Tuesday when he was ordered to serve his one-year sentence at home.
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China says 'ulterior motives' behind criticism of its Xinjiang policies

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 10:58pm
Anti-China forces are behind criticism of Chinese policies in its far western region of Xinjiang, China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday after a U.N. panel raised allegations that 1 million ethnic Uighurs may be held in internment camps there.
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China expresses strong dissatisfaction at new U.S. defense act

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 10:50pm
China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday it expressed strong dissatisfaction at "negative content related to China" in the new U.S. defense act.
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Philip Wilson: Ex-archbishop in cover-up to be detained at home

BBC News - August 13, 2018 - 10:34pm
Philip Wilson is the most senior Catholic cleric to be convicted of covering up sexual abuse.
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Asia tries to find its footing, China disappoints

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 10:30pm
Asian share markets fought to regain their footing on Tuesday as tremors from the collapse of the Turkish lira ebbed, though sentiment took a fresh knock when Chinese economic data proved softer than expected.
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Musk says Silver Lake, Goldman advising on taking Tesla private

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 10:05pm
Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk on Monday tweeted that he would work with buyout firm Silver Lake and investment bank Goldman Sachs as financial advisers on a proposal to take private the electric car maker.
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Musk says working with Silver Lake, Goldman on proposal to take Tesla private

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 10:02pm
Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Monday he was working with Silver Lake Partners and Goldman Sachs Group Inc for financial advice on his proposal to take the electric car company private.
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Venezuela gasoline prices should rise to international levels: Maduro

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 10:00pm
Venezuela's heavily subsidized domestic gasoline prices should rise to international levels to avoid billions of dollars in annual losses due to fuel smuggling, President Nicolas Maduro said in a televised address on Monday.
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China to 'comprehensively' assess new U.S. defense act

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 9:10pm
China's Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday it will comprehensively assess a new U.S. defense act that strengthens the role of a key committee tasked with reviewing proposed foreign investment, and called for fair treatment of Chinese investors.
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Judge orders home detention for Australian archbishop over sex abuse cover-up

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 8:59pm
A former Australian archbishop, the most senior Catholic cleric in the world convicted of concealing child sex abuse, was spared jail on Tuesday when he was ordered to serve his one-year sentence at home.
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New Mexico family saw dead boy as guide for future attacks: prosecutors

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 8:50pm
A 3-year-old boy found buried at a New Mexico desert compound died in a ritual to "cast out demonic spirits," but his extended family believed he would "return as Jesus" to identify "corrupt" targets for them to attack, prosecutors said on Monday.
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China says will conduct 'comprehensive assessment' of U.S. defense policy bill

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 8:44pm
China's commerce ministry said on Tuesday that it would conduct a comprehensive assessment of the contents of the U.S. National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
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Asia tries to find its footing after Turkish tremors

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 8:36pm
Asia share markets tried to regain their footing on Tuesday as tremors from the collapse of the Turkish lira ebbed a little and Wall Street proved resilient to the shockwaves.
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Icahn reverses position on Cigna-Express Scripts deal

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 8:33pm
Activist investor Carl Icahn said on Monday that he no longer intended to solicit proxies to vote against the $52 billion Cigna-Express Scripts deal, a turn around from his position last week when he urged the health insurer's shareholders to vote against it.
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Nvidia rolls out new chip technology for filmmakers

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 8:24pm
Nvidia Corp on Monday released a new generation of chips aimed at helping expand its business among movie makers and other graphics professionals.
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Manafort trial moves to defense as prosecutors wrap up

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 8:04pm
U.S. prosecutors on Monday rested their case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort after 10 days of testimony alleging how he evaded taxes and defrauded banks, with the defense set to decide on Tuesday if it will call any witnesses.
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Australian archbishop avoids jail over sex abuse cover-up

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 7:56pm
A former Australian archbishop, the most senior Catholic cleric in the world convicted of concealing child sex abuse, avoided jail on Tuesday when he was ordered to serve his one-year sentence at home, according to Australian media.
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'When can we meet?': Koreans divided by war find little peace 65 years later

Reuters News - August 13, 2018 - 7:37pm
Retired South Korean farmer Hwang Rae-ha would love to see his mother again, but nearly 70 years after he last set eyes on her, he says he would settle for a photograph.
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The farmers using sewage to make saris

BBC News - August 13, 2018 - 7:08pm
As groundwater supplies dwindle in rural India, farmers turn to wastewater to grow crops like mulberry, which is used to make silk.
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