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Separatists holding 60 hostages in Luhansk

Separatists holding 60 hostages in LuhanskThe unidentified captives are being threatened with arms and explosives, Ukraine officials say.

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S.Africa charges extradited Dewani with honeymoon murder

S.Africa charges extradited Dewani with honeymoon murderSouth Africa on Tuesday charged extradited British businessman Shrien Dewani with ordering his wife's murder during their 2010 honeymoon in Cape Town and remanded him in a psychiatric hospital. After losing a three-year extradition fight, Dewani, 34, arrived in South Africa early on Tuesday morning and was promptly whisked to the Western Cape high court. Dewani was formally charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder and defeating the

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UK budget may hit funding for infrastructure revamp

UK budget may hit funding for infrastructure revampBy Chris Vellacott and William James LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's government may have damaged its own ambitions to revamp the country's infrastructure using private sector money after new economic policies hobbled a key industry's incentive to invest. Insurers are keen investors in infrastructure projects like bridges and housing

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Review: 'Blood Ties' long and anemic

Review: 'Blood Ties' long and anemicLOS ANGELES (AP) — Guillaume Canet's attempt to do a Sidney Lumet flatlines in "Blood Ties", an anemic drama about a family split, defined by one brother being a cop, the other a criminal. A remake of the 2008 French release "Les Liens du Sang" ("Rivals"), which co-starred Canet as the policeman, this version's bloat only spotlights the more crucial problem of a lack of energy and internal turmoil in the m

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'Noah,' revival of Bible epics, finds rough seas

'Noah,' revival of Bible epics, finds rough seasNEW YORK (AP) — In the beginning of their work together on "Noah," director Darren Aronofsky made Russell Crowe a promise: "I'll never shoot you on a houseboat in a robe and sandals with two giraffes popping up behind you."

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Winter storms hit FedEx's quarterly results, outlook

Winter storms hit FedEx's quarterly results, outlookFedEx Corp on Wednesday said severe winter conditions had hurt quarterly earnings and revenue, prompting the world's No. 2 package delivery company to cut its fiscal-year profit forecast. The unusual weather disrupted operations, reduced shipping volumes and increased costs, decreasing operating income by about $125 million in the third quarter ended on February 28, FedEx said. But the company also said it was on track with its plan to

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