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Competitors run during the men's senior race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Bydgoszcz in this file photo taken on March 28, 2010. REUTERS/Peter Andrews

Athletics roiled by mass doping allegations

KUALA LUMPUR - Endurance runners suspected of doping have been winning a third of Olympic and world championship medals, two news organizations said, after a leak of thousands of blood test results from 2001-2012 threw global athletics into chaos.  Full Article 

Asia dips on Wall Street, dollar sags after weak U.S. wage data 8:26pm EDT

TOKYO - Asian shares took cues from a lower Wall Street and dipped early on Monday, while the dollar was on the defensive against the euro and yen following disappointing U.S. wage growth data that dented prospects for an early interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve.

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri (R) listens as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers a speech during a news conference after meetings at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cairo August 2, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan Smialowski/Pool

U.S., Egypt return to 'stronger base': Kerry

CAIRO - The United States and Egypt are returning to a "stronger base" in their relationship despite tensions and concerns over human rights, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said at the first strategic dialogue between the two sides since 2009.  Full Article 

Activists deliver more than 400,000 petition signatures to Capitol Hill in support of the Iran nuclear deal in Washington July 29, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Democrats confident of Iran deal in Congress

WASHINGTON - U.S. backers of the Iran nuclear deal are increasingly confident of enough Democratic support to ensure it survives review by Congress, despite fierce opposition by majority Republicans and a massive lobbying drive.  Full Article 

A United Airlines worker checks computers in their counters at the Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, July 8, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Is it time to rethink your airline points strategy?

Earning and using airline miles used to be simple. Fly 25,000 miles and earn a free flight. It is not so simple anymore. The process of redeeming miles is changing in a way that makes it more difficult for all but elite flyers to earn rewards.  Full Article 

A statue of Alexander Hamilton stands in New York's Central Park July 28, 2015.  REUTERS/Mike Segar

'Hamilton' thrills founding father's fans

NEW YORK - Broadway hip-hop musical "Hamilton" is the hottest ticket in town this summer - and the thousands of Americans who have toiled for years to promote the founding father's legacy couldn't be happier.  Full Article 

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Reunion Island volcano erupts

Dramatic footage shows the eruption of a volcano on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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