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Cuban President Raul Castro on Saturday demanded that the United States respect Cuba's communist rule as the two countries work toward normalizing diplomatic ties.

U.S. President Barack Obama this week reset Washington's Cold War-era policy on Cuba and the two countries swapped prisoners in a historic deal after 18 months…

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Egyptian security forces have detained nearly 10,000 suspected militants, rioters and others wanted in violent attacks over the past 12 months in a crackdown a senior interior ministry official said Saturday targets those attempting to curtail Egypt's development.

The comments by Major Gen. Abdel-Fattah Osman, an aide to the interior…

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Even as New York's police department takes heat for its tactics in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man, year-end crime statistics show two clear trends: low-level arrests are holding steady and overall crime continues to fall.

The numbers could be seen as an affirmation of Police Commissioner William…

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Cuban President Raul Castro on Saturday demanded that the United States respect Cuba's communist rule as the two countries work toward normalizing diplomatic ties.

U.S. President Barack Obama this week reset Washington's Cold War-era policy on Cuba and the two countries swapped prisoners in a historic deal after 18 months…

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Tourists pack a shopping alley, decorated for the new year year with wooden plaques of a lion dancer, a good luck doll and sheep, at Sensoji temple in Asakusa, Tokyo, on Saturday.

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Two vacancies opening up in the Bank of Japan next year give Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a chance to tip the board's balance in favor of further monetary stimulus, removing a headache for his hand-picked central bank head.

The board's composition has taken on greater significance after Governor Haruhiko Kuroda…

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Sir Paul McCartney is 72, and only the wrinkles give his years away.

Interviewed recently at his midtown Manhattan office suite, he seems as boyish and light-footed as he was on stage decades ago for "The Ed Sullivan Show," his manner informal, his build slender and well suited for jeans…

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Tokyo Station was overwhelmed by thousands of visitors on Saturday to mark the 100th anniversary of its opening on Dec 20, 1914.

The station had advertised that it would be selling 15,000 commemorative Suica IC cards to mark the centenary. However, nearly 10,000 people showed up to buy the limited-edition…

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The 113th Congress began its turbulent life two years ago battling over whether to help Superstorm Sandy victims. They did, eventually.

By the time Congress limped out of town last week, one of its last acts was to honor the 100th anniversary of the extinction of passenger pigeons.

In between…

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Japan’s most visited sites saw PC traffic decline by between 10 and 20% in 2014, while access from smartphones rose rapidly, according to a Nielson survey published this week. Online retailers saw the most marked changes, with some experiencing as much as a 60 percent rise in mobile internet traffic.…

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