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Thailand's military government summoned the U.S. charge d'affairs for talks on Wednesday after a top U.S. diplomat roiled the junta during a visit by calling for an end to martial law and saying the impeachment of a former prime minister could be politically motivated.

Daniel Russel, the U.S. assistant secretary…

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Johnny Depp has recovered from a cold. And a chupacabra attack.

The 51-year-old actor was all smiles while joking Wednesday with journalists in Tokyo about why he was a no-show at a news conference a day earlier. Depp explained he had been ill but said that wasn't the reason.

"I…

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Japan's Skymark Airlines filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, as the struggling carrier faces potentially massive penalties over a cancelled $2.2 billion jet order with Airbus.

The filing came less than a month after Japan's third-biggest airline said the European aircraft maker was planning to sue it over the collapsed deal.…

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Jordan said on Wednesday it had received no assurance that one of its pilots captured by Islamic State insurgents was safe and that it would go ahead with a proposed prisoner swap only if he was freed.

The fate of air force pilot Muath al-Kasaesbeh was thought to be tied…

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Canon Inc reported a slight rise in fourth-quarter profit thanks to a weaker yen and solid office equipment sales even as its camera business struggled to attract photographers increasingly using compact models made by rivals.

Canon said on Wednesday its operating profit for October-December rose to 98.5 billion yen from…

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U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori was circumspect about his quarterfinal loss at the Australian Open on Wednesday, saying there's nothing wrong with getting to the final eight of any Grand Slam tournament.

He's done it three times now — two of them at Melbourne Park — but he realizes there…

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and primed its stock for a rally Wednesday.

But after selling a record 74.5 million iPhones in three months that ended in…

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Athletes who become involved with coaches who have a previous doping record will be punished by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Changes to the World Anti-Doping Code take into account that athletes rarely act individually when using banned substances, WADA president Craig Reedie said on Wednesday at a conference WADA held…

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Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz says its earnings rose by 12% in the fourth quarter, boosted by expansion in the United States and China.

Net profit for the quarter was 6.22 billion Swedish kronor ($754 million), up from 5.55 billion kronor a year earlier. Sales increased 17 percent to…

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An inquest into the deadly siege in which an extremist gunman held a cafe full of people captive in Sydney opens Thursday, amid expectation it will officially lift the lid on how two hostages died.

Details of what happened when Iranian-born Man Monis took customers and staff hostage at the…

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