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India bolsters Chennai flood relief after slow response

CHENNAI, India (Reuters) – India deployed hundreds of extra soldiers and relief workers to the flooded city of Chennai on Saturday, as criticism mounted that the government has been slow to respond to the heaviest rains in a century. Reuters: World News

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Lions 'in shock' after devastating loss to Packers with no time left

Michael Rothstein, ESPN Staff Writer Close Previously covered University of Michigan for ESPN.com and AnnArbor.com Also covered Notre Dame for Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 0 Shares print DETROIT — Devin Taylor packed up his black rolling suitcase and slowly walked toward the exit. It was close to 12:30 a.m. Friday morning, almost an hour after the Detroit Lions defensive end’s face-mask penalty extended the game one more play for the Green Bay Packers. The Lions thought they had it won, and for 60 minutes they did. They had played well ...

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Paris Christmas bookings suffer after militant attacks

A French flag flies over flowers, candles and messages in tribute to victims outside ”Le Carillon” restaurant a week after a series of deadly attacks in the French capital Paris, France, November 22, 2015. Reuters/Charles Platiau Demand for Christmas trips to Paris has slumped following last month’s Islamist militant attacks in the French capital, according to data from travel information firm ForwardKeys. Overall, net bookings – calculated by taking new bookings and deducting cancellations – recovered in the week starting Nov. 23, compared to the week immediately following the Nov. ...

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Molotov cocktail kills 16 people at Cairo restaurant after dispute

A Molotov cocktail hurled at a Cairo restaurant killed 16 people and wounded two on Friday, Egyptian security officials said. One of the officials said the attacker was an employee who had been fired from the restaurant in the Agouza area in the center of the Egyptian capital. The victims were burned to death or died from smoke inhalation. The restaurant, also a nightclub, was located in a basement, offering no escape route, the officials said. The interior ministry said an initial investigation indicated that the Molotov was hurled after ...

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Paris bar reopens three weeks after attacks

PARIS (Reuters) – One of the Paris cafes where drinkers died in a hail of bullets on Nov. 13 reopened on Friday, three weeks to the day after the Islamist militant attacks that killed 130 people. Reuters: World News

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Global stocks hit, euro shines after ECB wrong-foots traders

A man, holding a mobile phone, walks past an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, December 1, 2015. Reuters/Toru Hanai Asian shares joined a slump in global markets on Friday after the European Central Bank’s stimulus package fell well short of markets’ high expectations, sending the euro rocketing on its way to its biggest one-day surge in nearly seven years. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS fell 0.8 percent, extending losses for the week to 0.4 percent. Japan’s Nikkei .N225 tumbled 1.9 percent, ...

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