Protests in Ferguson, elsewhere dwindle after two nights of unrest

FERGUSON, Mo. - The streets of Ferguson, Missouri were mostly quiet overnight after two days of racially charged unrest sparked by a grand jury decision not to prosecute a white policeman who shot dead an unarmed black teenager. | Video

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Low expectations for oil output cut as OPEC meets

VIENNA - Gulf oil producers led by Saudi Arabia are expected to press the case on Thursday for not yet cutting OPEC output, despite calls from several members of the group to bolster sagging prices by removing surplus crude from the market. | Video

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EU lawmakers urge regulators to get tough on Google

BRUSSELS - European Union lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a motion on Thursday urging antitrust regulators to get tough on Google and other Internet search engines and consider breaking them up.

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South Asia summit salvaged after handshake by leaders of India, Pakistan

NEW DELHI - A brief meeting between India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart appears to have salvaged a summit of South Asian leaders, with all eight countries clinching a last-minute deal to create a regional electricity grid.

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Yemen rescuers sought U.S., British hostages in raid

SANAA - An American, a Briton and a South African were among several hostages Yemeni forces sought to free from al Qaeda this week, the defense ministry said on its website, describing a raid that a U.S. defense official said also involved U.S. special forces.

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