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Katelynn Janisko (left to right), 15, Rachel Cowan, 15, and Jamison Strickland, 15, light candles as students and community members attend a vigil at the Grove Church after the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington on Friday. A student fatally shot one classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, following a fight with fellow students, authorities said. The shooter took his own life as students scrambled to safety in the latest outburst of deadly violence at an American school. - Reuters
Katelynn Janisko (left to right), 15, Rachel Cowan, 15, and Jamison Strickland, 15, light candles as students and community members attend a vigil at the Grove Church after the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington on Friday. A student fatally shot one classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, following a fight with fellow students, authorities said. The shooter took his own life as students scrambled to safety in the latest outburst of deadly violence at an American school. - Reuters

2 killed, 4 injured in US school shooting

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US doctor down with Ebola in stable condition

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Defective airbags: Nissan to recall 9,000 units of Micra, Sunny in India

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Japanese auto major Nissan is recalling 9,000 units of its compact car Micra and mid—sized sedan... »

US leading global fight to stamp out Ebola: Obama

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As New York City reported its first Ebola case, US President Barack Obama today asked the America... »

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen pledges $100 mn to fight Ebola

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Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen has said he was boosting his donations to com... »

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Toyota sells some Tesla shares, says cooperation still possible

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Toyota Motor Corp said on Friday it had sold some of its shares in Tesla Motors Inc but that it... »

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Qantas returns to profitability in first quarter

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Qantas Airways Ltd said on Friday it had returned to underlying profitability in the first three... »

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Volvo Q3 core profit above forecast

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Global truck maker Volvo posted a surprise rise in core earnings on Friday and said it expected... »

Ebola.com domain sold for $220,000

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The owners of the Web site Ebola.com have scored a big payday with the outbreak of the epidemic, selling the domain for more than $200,000 in cash and stock. The deal highlights the rewards... »

Toyota sells some Tesla shares, says cooperation still possible

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Toyota Motor Corp said on Friday it had sold some of its shares in Tesla Motors Inc but that it would continue to study possible cooperation with the US electric car maker in the future.Toy... »

China launches unmanned spacecraft

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China today launched an unmanned spacecraft to fly around the moon and back to Earth in order to test technologies to be used in the Chang’e-5, a future probe that will conduct the country’s first... »

Volvo Q3 core profit above forecast

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Global truck maker Volvo posted a surprise rise in core earnings on Friday and said it expected industry-wide heavy-duty truck sales to be flat in Europe next year while further growth was forecas... »

Flawed airbags: Honda will continue to do business with Takata, says official

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Honda Motor Co will continue to do business with Takata Corp, a senior executive at Japan's third largest automaker said on Friday, even as defective Takata airbags threaten to expand a recall alr... »

First case of Ebola confirmed in Mali: Health Ministry

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Mali’s Health Ministry has said that the country had its first confirmed case of Ebola after a two-year-old girl who had recently been in Guinea tested positive for the virus.“Today Mali ha... »

Syrian Kurds sign power-sharing deal to draw more support

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Syrian Kurdish factions have signed a deal to share power and set their rivalries aside to capitalise on growing international support for their fight against Islamic State militants.The ag... »

German pilots’ union proposes restarting talks with Lufthansa

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German pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has proposed restarting talks with Lufthansa over pay and early retirement benefits but does not rule out further strikes during the negotiations.... »

Hannover Re to consider extra dividends, share buybacks

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German reinsurer Hannover Re would consider extra dividends and buying back its own shares to reduce excess capital in the company in the future, its chief executive said on Thursday.“It loo... »

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Pakistani and Iranian troops have exchanged fire along the border in the latest flare-up of violence between the two sides, days after similar border clashes killed a Pakistani soldier and wounded... »

Qantas returns to profitability in first quarter

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New York City doctor tests positive for Ebola

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A doctor who treated Ebola patients in Guinea and returned to the US last week has tested positive for the Ebola virus here, becoming New York City’s first diagnosed case.Craig Spencer, 33,... »

EU appoints Christos Stylianides as Ebola czar

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EU leaders have named Christos Stylianides of Cyprus to coordinate the bloc’s fight against Ebola which has claimed nearly 4,900 lives in west Africa. Stylianides, who will serve as the n... »

China criticises U.S. missile defence radar in Japan

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The United States is damaging stability in the Asia-Pacific region by positioning a missile defence radar in Japan, China said on Thursday. Japan, an ally of the United States, has voiced... »

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Nissan recalling 260,000 vehicles globally

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ZTE net profit jumps on 4G growth in China

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Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp on Thursday posted a 191 per cent jump in quarterly net profit, thanks to strong demand for equipment to build China’s next-generation mobile networks.... »

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