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Trump edges ahead of Clinton in U.S. presidential race: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump posted a two-point lead over his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Tuesday, the first time he has been ahead since early May.

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Twitter revenue growth stalls, struggles to boost users

SAN FRANCISCO/BENGALURU Twitter Inc reported its slowest revenue growth since going public in 2013 and set a disappointing forecast, fanning concerns that faster growing social media services will make it a niche product.

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The identity crisis that led to Yahoo's demise

SAN FRANCISCO When senior Yahoo executives gathered at a San Jose hotel for a management retreat in the spring of 2006, there was no outward sign of a company in crisis. | Video

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Islamists attack French church, slit priest's throat

SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France Knife-wielding attackers interrupted a French church service, forced the priest to his knees and slit his throat on Tuesday, a murder made even more shocking as one of the assailants was a known would-be jihadist under supposedly tight surveillance. | Video

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Knife attacker in Japan moved from jail to see prosecutors: NHK

TOKYO A Japanese man accused of breaking into a facility for the disabled in a small town near Tokyo before stabbing and killing 19 patients was taken from a regional jail to see prosecutors on Wednesday, footage on public broadcaster NHK showed.

Japan, World 7:52pm EDT

Kerry hopes to work with Russia on Syria, U.N. aims to restart talks

VIENTIANE/GENEVA The United States said on Tuesday it hoped to announce in early August details of planned military cooperation and intelligence sharing with Russia on Syria, and a United Nations envoy said he would also aim to resume peace talks next month. | Video

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Transgender student asks Supreme Court to keep out of bathroom case

Lawyers for a transgender high school student in Virginia asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to keep out of a legal dispute about bathroom rights, an issue that has emerged as an increasingly divisive one in the United States.