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Reuters: Top News

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9/17/2014 7:20:19 AM

1 - iPhone comes out of a 'bygone era', reviewers hail bigger handset
2 - Exclusive: South Korea's Park says door open for talks with North
3 - Ignored and fed up, UK regions call for Scottish-style devolution
4 - Fed could hint on rate-hike plans as it prepares for policy turn
5 - 'Forced labor' rife in Malaysian electronics factories: report
6 - Chinese envoy says North Korea's Kim Jong Un may visit Beijing: Yonhap
7 - Citing security threat, Obama expands U.S. role fighting Ebola
8 - Exclusive: South Korea's Park says door open for talks with North
9 - Citing security threat, Obama expands U.S. role fighting Ebola
10 - Polls show Scottish opponents of independence with slight lead ahead of vote
11 - U.S. general says cannot rule out larger ground role in Iraq
12 - Nine killed, 30 wounded in new clashes in Libya's Benghazi: medic
13 - Tony Stewart fatal dirt-track incident to be heard by grand jury
14 - U.S. auto regulators defend role in GM recall after report
15 - New data shows Americans' incomes still stagnant after recession
16 - Default? What default? Argentina slams U.S. for using 'D' word
17 - Suicide car bomber kills three foreign troops in Afghan capital
18 - Ukraine ratifies EU deal, offers special status to rebels
19 - Islamic State supporter warns of attacks against U.S.: SITE
20 - OECD unveils proposals to curb corporate tax avoidance
21 - Weak gasoline, food prices dampen U.S. producer inflation
22 - Russia needs government investment to avoid recession, says former finance minister
23 - U.N. says Palestinians, Israelis reach deal on Gaza reconstruction
24 - ECB's predicament leaves peers mute on currency depreciation
25 - Afghan rivals said close to ending feud on how to share power
1 - iPhone comes out of a 'bygone era', reviewers hail bigger handset

(Reuters) - Bigger is better and Apple Inc has finally realized that and given iPhone users a product that may be low on novelty but high on improvements, reviewers wrote.

9/17/2014 7:17:16 AM

2 - Exclusive: South Korea's Park says door open for talks with North

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye, thwarted so far in ambitious plans to begin the process of reunifying the Korean peninsula, said the door is open for talks with the North during the upcoming U.N. General Assembly.






9/17/2014 6:58:20 AM

3 - Ignored and fed up, UK regions call for Scottish-style devolution

CAERNARFON/YORK (Reuters) - Scotland's chance to vote for independence has lit hopes in other regions of Britain that a reworking of political ties might boost their chances of self-rule too.

9/17/2014 6:52:31 AM

4 - Fed could hint on rate-hike plans as it prepares for policy turn

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday could offer fresh clues on when it plans to begin lifting interest rates and how quickly it will move, as it prepares for a momentous policy turn after years of aggressive monetary stimulus.






9/17/2014 6:03:11 AM

5 - 'Forced labor' rife in Malaysian electronics factories: report

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Nearly a third of some 350,000 workers in Malaysia's electronics industry - a crucial link in the international consumer supply chain - suffer from conditions of modern-day slavery such as debt bondage, according to a study funded by the U.S. Department of Labor.

9/17/2014 5:30:17 AM

6 - Chinese envoy says North Korea's Kim Jong Un may visit Beijing: Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could go to China on his first foreign trip since taking power, China's ambassador to South Korea said on Wednesday, according to a report from South Korea's Yonhap news agency.






9/17/2014 4:55:21 AM

7 - Citing security threat, Obama expands U.S. role fighting Ebola

ATLANTA/MONROVIA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday called West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak a looming threat to global security and announced a major expansion of the U.S. role in trying to halt its spread, including deployment of 3,000 troops to the region.






9/17/2014 2:22:05 AM

8 - Exclusive: South Korea's Park says door open for talks with North

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye, thwarted so far in ambitious plans to begin the process of reunifying the Korean peninsula, said the door is open for talks with the North during the upcoming U.N. General Assembly.

9/17/2014 12:36:07 AM

9 - Citing security threat, Obama expands U.S. role fighting Ebola

ATLANTA/MONROVIA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday called West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak a looming threat to global security and announced a major expansion of the U.S. role in trying to halt its spread, including deployment of 3,000 troops to the region.






9/17/2014 12:28:14 AM

10 - Polls show Scottish opponents of independence with slight lead ahead of vote

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish supporters of staying in the United Kingdom are 4 percentage points ahead of secessionists with just a day to go before Scots vote in an independence referendum, three different opinion polls showed.






9/17/2014 12:14:12 AM

11 - U.S. general says cannot rule out larger ground role in Iraq

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The most senior U.S. military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that American troops might need to take on a larger role in Iraq's ground war against Islamic State militants, but the White House stressed they would not deploy on a combat mission.

9/17/2014 12:00:02 AM

12 - Nine killed, 30 wounded in new clashes in Libya's Benghazi: medic

BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Heavy clashes broke out on Tuesday between a former Libyan general's forces and Islamist fighters in the eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least nine people, medics said.






9/16/2014 10:38:09 PM

13 - Tony Stewart fatal dirt-track incident to be heard by grand jury

(Reuters) - The case of a fatal dirt-track incident involving three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in upstate New York last month will be referred to a grand jury, authorities said on Tuesday.

9/16/2014 10:35:21 PM

14 - U.S. auto regulators defend role in GM recall after report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal auto safety regulators came under scrutiny in a Senate hearing on Tuesday for their role in General Motors' failure to promptly report and recall cars with defective parts that led to at least 19 deaths.

9/16/2014 9:57:41 PM

15 - New data shows Americans' incomes still stagnant after recession

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In what has become a recurring theme in America's long slog back from the 2007-09 recession, most U.S. households again saw no noticeable increase in their income last year.

9/16/2014 8:54:41 PM

16 - Default? What default? Argentina slams U.S. for using 'D' word

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina called in the United States' top diplomat in the country on Tuesday to express its "deep indignation" over a local newspaper interview in which he made reference the South American country's latest debt default.

9/16/2014 8:14:43 PM

17 - Suicide car bomber kills three foreign troops in Afghan capital

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide car bomber killed two U.S. troops and a Polish soldier in an attack on a convoy near the U.S. embassy in Kabul on Tuesday, the NATO-led coalition said, one of the worst attacks on international forces in the Afghan capital in months.






9/16/2014 7:20:00 PM

18 - Ukraine ratifies EU deal, offers special status to rebels

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine ratified a sweeping agreement with the European Union on Tuesday - an issue at the heart of the Russia-West crisis over its future - and sought to blunt the independence drive of Russian-backed separatists by offering them temporary and limited self-rule.






9/16/2014 7:01:51 PM

19 - Islamic State supporter warns of attacks against U.S.: SITE

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A supporter of Islamic State militants has warned of attacks on the United States and its allies if they continue to carry out military action against the group that has seized large parts of Iraq and Syria, the SITE monitoring service said.






9/16/2014 6:01:48 PM

20 - OECD unveils proposals to curb corporate tax avoidance

LONDON (Reuters) - New international tax rules proposed on Tuesday could eliminate structures that have allowed companies such as Google Inc and Amazon.com Inc to shave billions of dollars off their tax bills.

9/16/2014 5:50:10 PM

21 - Weak gasoline, food prices dampen U.S. producer inflation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. producer prices were flat in August, pointing to muted inflation pressures that should allow the Federal Reserve to bide its time as it considers when to raise interest rates.






9/16/2014 4:36:46 PM

22 - Russia needs government investment to avoid recession, says former finance minister

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia risks slipping into recession because the government is not investing enough in the economy to weather Western sanctions, former finance minister Alexei Kudrin said on Tuesday, criticizing the strategy so far.






9/16/2014 4:03:19 PM

23 - U.N. says Palestinians, Israelis reach deal on Gaza reconstruction

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations, Israel and the Palestinian Authority have reached a deal to allow reconstruction work to begin in the war-torn Gaza Strip with U.N. monitoring of the use of materials, U.N. Middle East envoy Robert Serry said on Tuesday.

9/16/2014 3:50:17 PM

24 - ECB's predicament leaves peers mute on currency depreciation

FRANKFURT/TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attempts by the European Central Bank to weaken the euro have the potential to spark a currency war but policymakers across the world are keeping silent, knowing the ECB has scant alternatives to keep its economy afloat.

9/16/2014 2:33:03 PM

25 - Afghan rivals said close to ending feud on how to share power

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates may reach a deal on how to share power late on Tuesday, according to Afghan and Western officials, potentially ending months of tension over the outcome of a run-off election held in June.

9/16/2014 12:50:10 PM