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Asian Stocks Head for Best Quarter Since 2012; Oil Extends Slump
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A man is reflected on an electronic board showing exchange rates between, top to bottom, the Japanese yen against the US dollar, the euro, and Australian dollar, and market indexes of Dow Jones, outside a brokerage in Tokyo on March 30, 2015. (Reuters … No tags for this post.

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'Mad Men' Ends An Era, Asking 'Is That All There Is?'
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"Mad Men" stars (left-right) John Slattery, Christina Hendricks and Jon Hamm along with series creator Matthew Weiner (right) stand behind props from the show during a donation ceremony at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in … No tags for this post.

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Jokowi Thanks SBY During Welcoming Ceremony at State Palace
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President Joko Widodo, left, waves with former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at the presidential palace in Jakarta on Oct. 20, 2014. (Reuters Photo/Mast Irham/Pool). Jakarta. Amid the massive celebrations out on the streets held to welcome … No tags for this post.

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S. Korea Allows Brokerages to Loan in Foreign Currencies
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An employee at an exchange house in downtown Rio de Janeiro counts dollar notes on Dec. 17, 2014. (AFP Photo/Vanderlei Almeida). Seoul. South Korea is to allow top local brokerages to provide foreign-currency loans to their clients under a … No tags for this post.

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Jess Glynne, James Bay Top British Music Charts
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British singer James Bay arrives for the 24th Echo 2015 music awards ceremony in Berlin, Germany, 26 March 2015. (EPA Photo/Jens Kalaene). British singer songwriter Jess Glynne notched up her first solo number one single in Britain with “Hold My Hand”, … No tags for this post.

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Major 7.7 Quake Strikes Off Papua New Guinea, Tsunami Warning Issued
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Sydney. A major earthquake with a magnitude 7.7 struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, official monitors said, and a tsunami warning was issued soon after. The epicenter of the quake was near the town of Rabaul in the northeast of Papua New Guinea, … No tags for this post.

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The 'Goat' May Have Lost Cricket's World Cup, but New Zealand Celebrates
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New Zealand players react as they watch the presentation ceremony after losing the final match against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on March 29, 2015. (Reuters Photo/Jason Reed). Wellington, New Zealand. The New Zealand team has … No tags for this post.

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Japan Industrial Output Decline Raises Doubts About Domestic Demand
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People stroll under cherry blossom trees along a riverside promenade in Tokyo on March 28, 2015. (AFP Photo/Yoshikazu Tsuno). Tokyo. Japan's industrial output fell in February at the fastest pace in eight months due to declines in production of … No tags for this post.

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Serena Williams Thrashes US Teen to Advance at Miami Open
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Serena Williams shakes hands at the net after her straight set victory against Catherine Bellis in their third round match during the Miami Open Presented by Itau at Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 29, 2015 in Key Biscayne, Florida, US. No tags for this post.

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Report: Crash Pilot Was Psychiatric Patient, Planned Big Gesture
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Berlin. The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner, killing 150 people, had told his girlfriend he was planning a spectacular gesture so “everyone will know my name,” a German daily said on Saturday. The Bild newspaper published an … No tags for this post.

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Stieg Larsson's Partner Appalled by 'Millennium Business'
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A file picture taken on March 19, 2015 in Soedermalm, Stockholm shows 61 year-old Swedish author Eva Gabrielsson, partner of the late 'Millennium trilogy' Swedish writer Stieg Larsson (1954 – 2004), posing. (AFP Photo/Jonathan Nackstrand). Stockholm. No tags for this post.

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Next Season of Downton Abbey Will Be Last: ITV
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Joanne Froggatt (right) of the ITV series "Downton Abbey" accepts the award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California in this January 25, 2015 file photo. No tags for this post.

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Oscar-Winning Cotillard to Take Joan of Arc to New York
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French actress Marion Cotillard arrives for the 40th annual Cesar awards ceremony held at the Chatelet Theatre in Paris, France, 20 February 2015. (EPA Photo/Etienne Laurent). New York. French actress Marion Cotillard will play Joan of Arc with the New … No tags for this post.

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Editorial: Jokowi's Step Towards Gender Inclusivity
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There is at least one highlight of Joko Widodo's cabinet: it has the most female ministers ever. With eight women occupying more than just gimmick posts, the new cabinet stands out as the most pro-gender equality symbol in the history of Indonesia. No tags for this post.

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Risk-Shy Banks and Companies Keep Euro Zone Credit on Tight Leash
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European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks during the Euro Conference in Vilnius September 25, 2014. (Reuters Photo/Ints Kalnins). Madrid/Milan. The euro zone credit cycle is a whisker away from turning positive but don't expect a rapid … No tags for this post.

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