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Violations at McDonald's, Yum China supplier company-led: regulator
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Food safety violations at Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, a supplier to global brands including McDonald's Corp and Yum Brands Inc, were company-led and not the acts of individuals, the official Xinhua news agency said, citing the Shanghai food and drug watchdog.
(Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:58:13 GMT)

Obama government looks to satisfy religious groups on Obamacare
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is developing a method for religious organizations opposed to contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act to opt out of providing the coverage in their health plans without filling out a form.
(Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:43:25 GMT)

Train carrying MH17 bodies on final journey reaches Ukraine city
DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in a Ukrainian government-held city on Tuesday on the first leg of their final journey home to be reclaimed by their families.
(Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:37:46 GMT)

Indonesian president-elect Jokowi calls for unity after bitter election
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was declared the winner of Indonesia's presidential election on Tuesday, bringing the promise of major reforms to the world's third largest democracy.
(Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:34:11 GMT)

Abbas-led Palestinian body backs Hamas truce demands in Gaza
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Palestinian decision-making body led by U.S.-backed President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday endorsed demands by Hamas for halting Gaza hostilities with Israel, a closing of ranks that may help Egyptian-mediated truce efforts.
(Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:11:31 GMT)

Apple revenue lags Street's view despite strong China growth
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc posted a smaller-than-expected 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, but revenue surged 28 percent in greater China despite stiff competition in its third-largest market.
(Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:09:44 GMT)

Israel pounds Gaza despite international peace efforts
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and United Nations diplomats pursued talks on halting the fighting that has claimed more than 600 lives.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:50:19 GMT)

Train carrying MH17 bodies on final journey reaches Ukraine city
DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in a Ukrainian government-held city on Tuesday on the first leg of their final journey home to be reclaimed by their families.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:18:37 GMT)

U.S. court rulings create new uncertainty over Obamacare
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. judicial panels on Tuesday injected new uncertainty into the future of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, with conflicting rulings over whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:16:44 GMT)

Apple revenue lags Street's view despite strong China growth
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc posted a smaller-than-expected 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, but revenue surged 28 percent in greater China despite stiff competition in its third-largest market.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:30:42 GMT)

EU readies possible capital, tech sanctions on Russia
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine that could inflict wider damage on its economy following the downing of a Malaysian airliner, but it delayed action for a few days.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:46:16 GMT)

Google must face U.S. privacy lawsuit over commingled user data
(Reuters) - A federal judge rejected Google Inc's bid to dismiss a privacy lawsuit claiming it commingled user data across different products and disclosed that data to advertisers without permission.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:52:34 GMT)

Indonesian president-elect Jokowi calls for unity after bitter election
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was declared the winner of Indonesia's presidential election on Tuesday, bringing the promise of major reforms to the world's third largest democracy.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:21:35 GMT)

U.S. housing turning the corner, inflation creeping up
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. home resales hit an eight month-high in June, suggesting the housing market was gradually regaining momentum and would help the economy to stay on a higher growth path this year.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:48:29 GMT)

China food scandal spreads, drags in Starbucks, Burger King and McNuggets in Japan
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as McDonald's products as far away as Japan.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:30:52 GMT)

Verizon revenues top estimates on wireless surge
(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc, the largest U.S. wireless telecommunications company, on Tuesday reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue on a jump in wireless customers and a surge in tablet sales.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:11:12 GMT)

Detroit workers, retirees vote in favor of city's debt plan
(Reuters) - Detroit's city workers and retirees overwhelmingly agreed to accept the city's debt adjustment plan, according to results filed late Monday, potentially clearing the way for the struggling city to exit bankruptcy in the next few months.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:06:05 GMT)

Credit Suisse posts big loss after U.S. tax settlement
ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse Group AG will quit commodities trading after chalking up its biggest loss since the financial crisis in 2008, the result of a 1.6 billion Swiss franc ($1.78 billion) fine from U.S. authorities for helping its clients evade taxes.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:51:40 GMT)

Exclusive - India's Lupin, U.S. firms weigh bids for GSK's mature drugs: sources
LONDON/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian generics firm Lupin , some U.S. drugmakers looking for a tax-saving deal in Europe and private equity funds are planning to bid for a range of older drugs being auctioned by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) , five sources familiar with the matter said.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:37:00 GMT)

U.S. consumer inflation rises on high gasoline prices
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices rose in June as the cost of gasoline surged, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a gradual build-up of inflationary pressures.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:17:01 GMT)

Jokowi's party claims victory in Indonesian presidential election
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Jakarta Governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo will be Indonesia's next leader after winning the country's closest ever presidential election, the chairwoman of Jokowi's party said on Tuesday.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:28:57 GMT)

U.S. judge dismisses Republican lawsuit over Obamacare subsidy for Congress
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A federal judge has thrown out a U.S. Senator's legal challenge to a part of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that grants health insurance subsidies for members of Congress and their staffs.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:45:40 GMT)

Britain to hold public inquiry into death of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Tuesday it will hold a public inquiry into the death of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, who accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ordering his murder from his deathbed after he was poisoned in London in 2006.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:24:48 GMT)

Islamic State crushes and coerces on march towards Baghdad
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Using its own version of "soft" and "hard" power, the Islamic State is crushing resistance across northern Iraq so successfully that its promise to march on Baghdad may no longer be unrealistic bravado.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:15:16 GMT)

Wave of migrant children threatens to swamp U.S. immigration courts
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A deluge of Central American children pouring into the United States threatens to burst the seams of already overstuffed immigration courts, and President Barack Obama's steps to ease the crisis are likely to make matters worse rather than better for some, U.S. officials and immigration lawyers said.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:24:12 GMT)

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