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Rare Shakespeare Folio Found in French Library A rare copy of Shakespeares First Folio - the first compilation of his plays - has been discovered in a small French town after laying unrecognized for more than two centuries. Remy Cordonnier, a librarian in the northern town of Saint-Omer, made the rare
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EU Watchdogs to Apply 'Right to be Forgotten' Rule on Web Worldwide European privacy regulators want Internet search engines such as Google and Microsoft's Bing to scrub results globally, not just in Europe, when people invoke their right to be forgotten as ruled by an EU court. The European Union's privacy watchdogs agre
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Prisoners Take Over Ngaragba Jail in CAR Capital Hundreds of prisoners have taken over the main jail in the Central African Republic capital of Bangui. Security forces and international peacekeepers quickly surrounded the prison, and the United Nations mission in the country said the prisoners cannot es
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Supreme Court Justice Undergoes Heart Procedure Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 81, had a heart procedure on Wednesday after experiencing discomfort during routine exercise, according to a court statement. Ginsburg was reported to be resting comfortably at Medstar Washington Hospital Center
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Ebola Distracts Funders from AIDS Fight, Advocate Says As the deadly Ebola virus ravages West Africa and dominates headlines, Sibongile Tshabalala believes the Treatment Action Campaign is running out of steam at the worst possible time. The South African AIDS advocacy group faces imminent shutdown over a bud
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Cameroon Army Liberates 16 Hostages A Cameroonian army operation has freed 16 hostages, including Polish Catholic priest Mateusz Dziedzic, who were abducted by rebels from Central African Republic last month, Cameroon's government said on Wednesday. A special operation of Cameroonian defens
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Sources: Qatar Runs Covert Training Camp for Syrian Rebels At a desert base, Gulf state Qatar is covertly training moderate Syrian rebels with U.S. help to fight both President Bashar al-Assad and the Islamic State group and may include more overtly Islamist insurgent groups, sources close to the matter say. The
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EU's Juncker Announces $380 Billion Stimulus Plan European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said a $380 billion stimulus is needed to restore the European Union's economy and to show the world Europe is back in business. The European commission chief said Wednesday $26 billion in seed money would
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Kurds Control Iraq Internet Due to Baghdad Bureaucracy Iraq's reliance on Kurdistan for Internet connectivity due to Baghdad bureaucracy has put the northern autonomous region in control of three-quarters of Iraqi networks. This runs contrary to what Baghdad had sought from state control of fixed infrastructu
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Saudi, UAE Signal no Push for OPEC Oil Cut OPEC leader Saudi Arabia and fellow member the United Arab Emirates signaled on Wednesday they were unlikely to push for a major change in oil output at the group's meeting this week to prop up prices that have collapsed by a third since June. Saudi Oil M
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