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Protests in Ferguson, elsewhere muted after two nights of racial unrest
FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - The streets of Ferguson, Missouri, were mostly quiet on Wednesday after two nights of racially charged unrest following a grand jury decision to clear a white policeman of criminal prosecution for the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.
(Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:05:02 GMT)

Toyota recalls more cars for dangerous Takata air bags
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would recall 57,000 vehicles globally to replace potentially deadly air bags made by Takata Corp, as a safety crisis around the Japanese auto parts maker looks far from being contained.
(Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:32:00 GMT)

Yemen rescuers sought U.S., British hostages in raid
SANAA (Reuters) - An American, a Briton and a South African were among several hostages Yemeni forces sought to free from al Qaeda this week, the defense ministry said on its website, describing a raid that a U.S. defense official said also involved U.S. special forces.
(Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:42:08 GMT)

Hong Kong student leader banned from Mong Kok protest site
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was banned from a large area in Mong Kok as a condition of bail on Thursday after he was arrested during scuffles with police as they cleared one of the largest protest sites that have choked the city for weeks.
(Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:34:43 GMT)

West struggles with Russia's 'ambiguous warfare' tactics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When Russians crossed the border to fight with rebels in eastern Ukraine earlier this year, Moscow said the soldiers had not been deployed but had gone on their own vacation time.
(Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:03:50 GMT)

Malaysia to retain and prop up Sedition Act, says PM
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Thursday bolstered a law protecting the sanctity of Islam and the country's traditional rulers, the sultans, in an about-turn to scrap a law banning criticism of the government.
(Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:54:28 GMT)

Thai election pushed back to 2016: deputy PM
BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai general election planned for next year will be delayed until 2016, a deputy prime minister said on Thursday, pushing back the promised return to democracy.
(Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:37:34 GMT)

Pakistan under pressure to save trade agenda at South Asia summit
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - South Asian leaders will pile pressure on Pakistan on Thursday to salvage a summit in Nepal by agreeing to electricity sharing and the free movement of vehicles across borders, measures aimed at boosting trade among nearly a quarter of the world's people.
(Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:12:35 GMT)

U.S. regulator orders national Takata driver-side air bag recall
DETROIT (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Wednesday ordered Japanese air bag supplier Takata Corp to expand its regional recall of driver-side air bags to cover the entire United States.
(Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:25:11 GMT)

Exclusive - Japan eyes military aid to spur defense exports, build security ties: sources
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is considering creating a government-backed financing arm for weapons exports, a move that would accelerate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's shift away from the country's pacifist past and strengthen Tokyo's regional security ties as China's military power grows.
(Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:19:02 GMT)

Exclusive: Poor and besieged, Myanmar's Rakhine join Rohingya exodus
MAUNGDAW, Myanmar (Reuters) - For years, tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslim boat people have fled this remote corner of western Myanmar for nearby countries. But another huge exodus has grabbed far fewer headlines.
(Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:34:44 GMT)

East Coast storm hampers Thanksgiving travel
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A blast of rain and snow along the East Coast snarled traffic and disrupted flights for millions of Americans at the start of the long Thanksgiving weekend, traditionally the busiest time of the year for U.S. travel.
(Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:20:40 GMT)

Special Report: How China's shadowy agency is working to absorb Taiwan
TAIPEI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Ever since a civil war split the two sides more than 60 years ago, China has viewed Taiwan as a renegade province that needs to be absorbed into the mainland. To that end, the legion of Taiwanese businessmen working in China is a beachhead.
(Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:57:58 GMT)

Congress can block use of fees for immigration overhaul: memo
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress can block President Barack Obama from using federal immigration fees to issue permits for millions of undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the United States, according to a congressional research memo released on Wednesday.
(Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:11:36 GMT)

More than 400 arrested as Ferguson protests spread to other U.S. cities
FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - National Guard troops and police aimed to head off a third night of violence on Wednesday in Ferguson, Missouri, as more than 400 people have been arrested in the St. Louis suburb and around the United States in unrest after a white policeman was cleared in the killing of an unarmed black teenager.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:40:24 GMT)

Cleveland video shows police shot boy within seconds
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Cleveland officials on Wednesday released a video of the fatal police shooting of a 12-year-old boy that shows him pointing a pellet gun around a park before police arrive and shoot him within two seconds.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:37:58 GMT)

Exclusive: Poor and besieged, Myanmar's Rakhine join Rohingya exodus
MAUNGDAW, Myanmar (Reuters) - For years, tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslim boat people have fled this remote corner of western Myanmar for nearby countries. But another huge exodus has grabbed far fewer headlines.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:42:28 GMT)

East Coast storm threatens Thanksgiving travel
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A blast of rain and snow along the East Coast is threatening to snarl traffic and disrupt flights for millions of Americans at the start of the long Thanksgiving weekend, traditionally the busiest time of the year for U.S. travel.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:20:21 GMT)

U.S. regulator orders national Takata driver-side air bag recall
DETROIT (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Wednesday ordered air bag supplier Takata Corp to expand its regional recall of driver-side air bags to cover the entire United States.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:37:34 GMT)

Same firm, new house: Mexico leader's conflict-of-interest storm grows
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto faced fresh questions on Wednesday about his dealings with a company at the center of a conflict-of-interest scandal, after it emerged that he enjoyed rent-free use of a house belonging to the firm as a campaign office.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:22:29 GMT)

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