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Rubio falters in presidential debate, offering hope to rivals

MANCHESTER, N.H. Republican White House contender Marco Rubio struggled at a debate on Saturday at the worst possible time, potentially confounding his bid to emerge as Donald Trump's chief rival in New Hampshire and giving hope to three rivals desperate for a strong showing. | Video

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Volkswagen to offer generous compensation for U.S. customers: fund head

FRANKFURT Volkswagen will offer generous compensation packages to the roughly 600,000 U.S. owners of diesel vehicles whose emissions are over the legal limit, the head of its claims fund told a German paper.

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New breed investors embrace China's white-knuckle ride

BEIJING A new breed of small investor is riding China's rollercoaster stock markets, looking for a quick buck and thriving on the volatility that has sent others scurrying to the exit clutching their stomachs.

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As Big Oil shrinks, boards plot different paths out of crisis

LONDON/HOUSTON As oil and gas companies cut ever-deeper into the bone to weather their worst downturn in decades, boards have adopted contrasting strategies to lead them out of the crisis.

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In Aleppo, underground schools face bombardments and burnout

LONDON At the unofficial schools run by Syrian activist group Kesh Malek in opposition-held districts of Aleppo, the children don't go outside to play during breaks in case a barrel bomb should drop from the sky.

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In southern Africa, an illusion built on aid heralds hope and hunger

LILONGWE As she walks along a dirt road in central Malawi, Louise Abale carries her precious maize wrapped in a brightly colored cloth and balanced on her head.

Second member of IS execution cell identified as Briton: report

LONDON A second member of a British group of Islamic State militants dubbed "the Beatles" has been identified as 32-year-old Londoner Alexanda Kotey, according to a Washington Post and BuzzFeed investigation published on Sunday.