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Hong Kong protesters stockpile supplies, fear fresh police advance

HONG KONG - Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets on Tuesday, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades ahead of what some fear may be a push by police to clear the roads before Chinese National Day. | Video

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EU says Ireland tax deal with Apple was state aid

BRUSSELS - The European Union has accused Ireland of giving Apple Inc. illegal state aid through tax arrangements that had "no scientific basis" but which helped the iPhone maker shelter tens of billions of dollars in international revenues from tax.

Tech, Ireland, Media 5:44am EDT

Vanguard, BlackRock may reap billions from Pimco after Gross exit

NEW YORK/BOSTON - Vanguard Group and BlackRock Inc could be prime destinations for hundreds of billions of dollars in assets that may flee Pimco in the wake of the sudden exit of Bill Gross, the celebrated "Bond King" of U.S. mutual funds. His new company, Janus Capital Group Inc, may see Gross's cachet attract tens of billions of dollars, investors and analysts said.

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Obama, Modi vow to boost strategic ties, create model for world

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama and new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed on Monday to expand and deepen their countries' strategic partnership and make it a model for the rest of the world.

Politics, World 1:30am EDT

Ukraine prosecutor opens criminal case against Russian officials

KIEV - Ukrainian state prosecutors said on Tuesday they had opened a criminal investigation against a Russian law enforcement agency, accusing it of supporting separatist and "terrorist" groups in the east of the country.

World, Russia 7:54am EDT
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Fence-jumper ran through much of main floor of White House

WASHINGTON - The man who breached security at the White House this month raced through several rooms on the main floor, penetrating farther into the building than previously disclosed, a Republican congressman said on Monday. | Video

Egyptian court jails 68 Muslim Brotherhood supporters

CAIRO - An Egyptian court sentenced 68 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to jail terms on Tuesday, judicial sources said, in a case related to deadly violence a year ago after the army's ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.