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U.S. lawmakers may change September 11 law after rejecting veto

WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers expressed doubts on Thursday about Sept. 11 legislation they forced on President Barack Obama, saying the new law allowing lawsuits against Saudi Arabia could be narrowed to ease concerns about its effect on Americans abroad. | Video

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Russia sending more warplanes to Syria as world anger grows over 'barbarous' strikes

MOSCOW/BEIRUT Russia is sending more warplanes to Syria to further ramp up its campaign of air strikes, a Russian newspaper reported on Friday, as Moscow defied global censure over an escalation that Western countries say has torpedoed diplomacy.

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New Jersey crash highlights delays in railway anti-collision system

A deadly commuter train crash in Hoboken station in New Jersey renews focus on a mandatory anti-collision system that has been plagued with lengthy, contentious delays.

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Wall Street boosted by financial, tech stocks

U.S. stocks rose on Friday, the last day of the third quarter, helped by gains in financials and technology stocks.

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Pakistan 'completely rejects' Indian claim of cross-border strikes

ISLAMABAD/SRINAGAR, India Pakistan on Friday "completely rejected" India's claim to have sent troops across its disputed border in Kashmir to kill suspected militants, as India evacuated villages near the frontier amid concerns about a military escalation.

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Deutsche shares recover after CEO reassures on stability

FRANKFURT/LONDON Deutsche Bank's chief executive sought to reassure his staff on Friday that Germany's largest lender remained robust after fears over its stability sent tremors through global financial markets. | Video

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Investigators seek clues on why New Jersey train failed to stop

NEW YORK Investigators found the black box recorder as they sifted through the twisted wreckage of a commuter train that failed to stop before plowing into a Hoboken, New Jersey, station, killing a woman on the platform and injuring scores of people. | Video


In ex-Soviet Georgia, pope issues veiled criticism of Russia

TBILISI Pope Francis called for respect for international law and the sovereign rights of nations as he arrived in Georgia on Friday, an implicit criticism of Russia, which keeps troops in two breakaway areas of the ex-Soviet state.