Singer Celine Dion's brother near death: newspaper

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  • Jan 16, 2016
Canadian singer Celine Dion, whose husband died earlier this week, is facing another family crisis with a brother on the verge of death, a Montreal newspaper reported on Friday.Daniel Dion, 59, one of her 13 siblings, has cancer and may have only a mat...
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Murray subdues Ferrer to continue British charge

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  • Jan 27, 2016
MELBOURNE Andy Murray continued Britain's Australian Open success when he overcame David Ferrer 6-3 6-7(5) 6-2 6-3 in a grueling tussle to reach the semi-finals for the sixth time in seven years on Wednesday.The world number two was forced to scrap for...
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Champion Kvitova out of Sydney tournament with illness

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  • Jan 10, 2016
SYDNEY Petra Kvitova will not defend her title at this week's Sydney International tournament after the Czech withdrew due to a gastrointestinal illness, organizers said on Sunday.The 25-year-old also pulled out of last week's Shenzhen Open in China wi...
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A refugee will be a torch bearer in 2016, Olympic committee says

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  • Jan 28, 2016
ATHENS The flame for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will pass through a refugee camp in Athens and one refugee will be among the torch bearers, the head of the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday.The torch will be lit in Greece's...
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Indonesia's biodiesel push is vital for emission cuts target: group

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  • Aug 24, 2015
JAKARTA Indonesia's biodiesel consumption is seen soaring to 7.9 million kilolitres next year from 1.1-1.2 kilolitres in 2015, an industry body said, adding that increased demand was crucial for the country's to meet its commitments on cutting greenhou...
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The Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey dead at 67

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  • Jan 19, 2016
LOS ANGELES Glenn Frey, the prolific guitarist, singer, songwriter and founding member of the Eagles, died on Monday at age 67, the American rock band known for "Hotel California" and dozens of other hits said on its website.Frey died in New York City ...
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Beloved Japanese artist who depicted horrors of war dies at 93

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  • Dec 01, 2015
TOKYO An award-winning Japanese manga artist, whose retellings of traditional ghost stories and depictions of the horrors of World War Two helped propel anime to global popularity, died on Monday at the age of 93.Shigeru Mizuki, a beloved household nam...
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Light festival illuminates London

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  • Jan 15, 2016
LONDON - The Lumiere London festival is illuminating the British capital's most famous landmarks with colorful displays across the city.From Leicester Square to Westminster Abbey, some 30 London locations are being illuminated during the festival, whic...
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Top seeds progress, Djokovic denies match-fixing report

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  • Jan 21, 2016
MELBOURNE World number one Novak Djokovic swept regally into the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday before being forced to deny any involvement in the tennis match-fixing scandal that has dogged the first three days of the grand slam.The S...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Sep 07, 2015
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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