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Iran, powers push for nuclear deal as clock ticks toward deadline

- With a deadline hours away, Iran and six world powers ramped up the pace on Tuesday in negotiations over a preliminary deal on Tehran's nuclear program, while officials cautioned that any agreement would likely be fragile and incomplete. | Video

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Yoox buys Richemont's Net-a-Porter in all-share deal

PARIS/MILAN - Italian online fashion retailer Yoox has bought Net-a-Porter, its upmarket rival, in an all-share deal that creates an industry leader in the booming online luxury market, with combined sales of 1.3 billion euros ($1.4 billion).

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Japan and U.S. look to extend naval missions after law change

TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to allow Tokyo to come to the aid of an ally under attack will pave the way for closer cooperation between U.S. and Japanese forces across Asia, a top U.S. commander said on Tuesday.

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Taiwan, Norway seek to join China-backed AIIB, Japan still cautious

TOKYO/TAIPEI - Japan remains cautious about signing up to the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), indicating that Tokyo will miss the March 31 deadline for application, but both Taiwan and Norway said they would seek to join the institution.

Exclusive: Cablevision to make $1 offer for New York Daily News

- U.S. cable T.V. operator Cablevision Systems Corp is planning to make an offer for the New York Daily News as early as this week, valuing the troubled tabloid at just $1, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Colorado cinema gunman's mother prays for son to be spared death penalty

DENVER - The mother of Colorado cinema gunman James Holmes says in a new book that she prays prosecutors "stop this quest for death" and allow her son to plead guilty and avoid possible execution, a California newspaper reported on Monday.

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Greece, EU/IMF lenders end round of technical talks without deal

ATHENS - Talks between officials from Greece and its EU/IMF lenders in Brussels have ended without a deal on the country's reform plans and may continue next week, three Greek government officials said on Tuesday.