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Death toll in attack on Kenyan university rises to 14: police source

NAIROBI - The death toll in an attack by gunmen on a Kenyan university campus near the border with Somalia has risen to 14, a police officer at the scene said on Thursday.

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Ukraine says signs deal to buy Russian gas at lower price

KIEV - Ukraine has signed a new agreement to buy Russian gas over the next three months at $248 per thousand cubic meters, after paying $329 in the first quarter of this year under the just expired 'winter package', the Ukrainian energy ministry said on Thursday.

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China knocking on door of IMF's major league, U.S. wavers

BRUSSELS - China is closer to joining the major league of reserve currencies with a deal possible later this year to include the yuan in the International Monetary Fund's unit of account, international finance officials say.

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Greece must do more on reforms: France's Sapin

PARIS - The new Greek government has made progress defining its reform proposals but more needs to be done, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said on Thursday.

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At least 54 dead, 15 missing after Russian trawler sinks off Kamchatka

MOSCOW - At least 54 crew on a Russian fishing trawler died and 15 were missing after it sank in freezing waters off the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Western Pacific Ocean late on Wednesday, officials in the area said. | Video

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Tensions with Warren camp could loom over Clinton campaign

WASHINGTON - The race for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 U.S. presidential election is turning into a battle of ideas between a woman who has not yet said she is running and another who insists she won't.

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Arkansas governor seeks fix of religion bill seen as targeting gays

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson told lawmakers on Wednesday to revise a bill that rights activists and U.S. businesses said allowed discrimination against gays, and home-state corporate giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc praised his action.