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The Twitter logo is shown on an LCD screen in front of a displayed stock graph in central Bosnian town of Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, in this April 29, 2015 photo illustration.  REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Twitter disappoints

Twitter's revenue blew past expectations, but its monthly average user number grew at its slowest pace since it went public. Its shares fell more than 11 percent in extended trade.  Full Article 

Asia stocks hope for calmer China markets, wary of Fed 8:28pm EDT

SYDNEY - Asian shares attempted a rebound on Wednesday on hopes that Beijing could stem the rout in its markets without damage to the economy, though caution was the watchword ahead of a policy decision from the U.S. Federal Reserve.

The Planned Parenthood logo is pictured outside a clinic in Boston, Massachusetts, June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Senate Republicans target Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans are planning a vote in coming days on legislation to cut federal funding for Planned Parenthood, reigniting a fight in Congress over abortion that has long been dormant.  Full Article 

Joyce Mitchell is escorted out of the court house after pleading guilty at Clinton County Court, in Plattsburgh, New York July 28, 2015. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Prison worker pleads guilty to aiding escape

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - A female prison employee pleaded guilty to one felony and one misdemeanor charge in connection with helping two convicted murderers in their daring escape from a maximum security prison in upstate New York.  Full Article 

A billboard showing the hot-selling Forester outside a Subaru factory in Ota. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Behind Subaru's success, cheap migrant help

The maker of the Forester has won U.S. drivers with its socially responsible image. Another key to success: The hundreds of low-paid foreign workers in its supply chain.  Full Article 

A Turkish Air Force AS-532AL Cougar helicopter takes off from Incirlik airbase in the southern city of Adana, Turkey, July 27, 2015. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkey's real motive in Islamic State fight

The focus on Islamic State and PKK will distract both Turkey and the West from pursuing their long-term interests: ending the Syrian conflict.  Commentary 

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Unidentified bodies languish in Colombia

With at least 50,000 people missing in Colombia's war with rebel and paramilitary groups, the country is struggling to trace the victims.

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