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Thirteen people were shot to death over the Labor Day weekend in Chicago, making it the deadliest holiday weekend of one of the deadliest summers the city has experienced in decades.

The police department also said the 13 were among 43 people who were shot over the weekend. Among those…

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Snapchat is expected to generate nearly a billion dollars next year, as marketers look to the vanishing messaging service to connect with young audiences, a research firm said Tuesday.

California-based Snapchat will take in $366.7 million in ad revenue globally this year, and $935.5 million in 2017, according to estimates…

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The United States said on Tuesday it was making progress with Russia on how to achieve a cessation of hostilities in Syria and held out the possibility a nationwide ceasefire need not begin immediately.

The United States had hoped over the weekend to announce an agreement to halt the fighting…

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Southeast Asian leaders are likely to avoid any official mention at a summit this week of an arbitration ruling that shot down China's expansive territorial claims in the South China Sea, according to a draft of their final declaration, in a victory for Beijing's diplomatic clout.

But the draft also…

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Most populations of humpback whales are no longer on the U.S. endangered species list thanks to international conservation efforts, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Tuesday.

Four decades of national and international initiatives to protect and conserve the marine mammals have helped nine of 14 humpback population segments rebound…

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The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday strongly condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile launches and threatened "further significant measures" if it refuses to stop its nuclear and missile tests.

The U.N.'s most powerful body agreed to the statement hours after a closed-door emergency meeting called by the United States, Japan…

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Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump of insulting America's veterans and pressing dangerous military plans around the globe on Tuesday, seeking to undercut his appeal to service families in Southern voting battlegrounds. Trump declared "our country is going to hell" because of policies she would make even worse.

Clinton, addressing supporters…

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Some of the world's biggest consumer groups are making halal face creams and shampoos for Indonesia ahead of a new labeling law, part of a broader push to cater to growing Muslim populations as sales in many Western markets slow.

Unilever, Beiersdorf and L'Oreal are among the multinationals converting their…

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If you want to end the summer with a bang and be reminded how the best and simplest ingredients produce the most magical results, then this is the dish to make before the leaves change and thoughts turn to stew.

Burrata is a semisoft, white Italian cheese made from mozzarella…

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Fujitsu Ltd and Microsoft Japan Co Ltd said they are strengthening their alliance to promote the implementation of a global communications platform that will transform customers' work styles.

In Japan, Fujitsu is the leading vendor of communication-systems solutions based on Microsoft products, and has implemented a private-cloud-based global communications platform…

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