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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 soiled by mass doping allegations

KUALA LUMPUR - Leaks of confidential doping data threw global athletics into chaos, after a newspaper and a broadcaster said a third of medals in Olympic and world championship endurance races from 2001-2012 were won by runners with suspicious blood.  Full Article 

Israel approves jailing Jewish militants without trial to resolve lethal arson 2:17pm EDT

JERUSALEM - Israel's security cabinet approved on Sunday the detention of citizens suspected of waging violence against Palestinians without trial in a crackdown aimed at capturing the perpetrators of a lethal West Bank arson attack blamed on Jewish militants. | Video

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 

Zheng Liying looks at a computer screen in front of a picture of Alibaba founder Jack Ma, seen on the cover of a publication, at Zheng's Alibaba rural service center in Jinjia Village, Tonglu, Zhejiang province, China, July 20, 2015. REUTERS/Aly Song

In rural China, shoppers go online - with help

TONGLU, China - E-commerce giant Alibaba is on a mission to get rural Chinese shoppers online, sending out an army of local recruits to run service centers to assist tech-averse residents.  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 

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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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