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Juror in gender lawsuit sympathized with Pao, sided with Kleiner

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SAN FRANCISCO - To some Silicon Valley watchers, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers gender discrimination case became a referendum on the challenging state of women in technology. But for the lone woman in technology on the jury, an at times unfriendly workplace did not amount to gender discrimination at the powerful venture capital firm. 

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Sarkozy wins French local elections; far right makes limited gains

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PARIS - The far-right National Front made only limited gains in French local elections won by a wide margin on Sunday by ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's conservatives and their centrist allies. | Video

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Two bodies found at New York City gas explosion site

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NEW YORK - Two bodies were found on Sunday at the site of a gas explosion that destroyed three New York City apartment buildings last week, injuring 22 people, and officials were working to determine if they were those of two men unaccounted for, police said.

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Iran, powers explore nuclear compromises, Israel alarmed

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Iran and six world powers tried to break an impasse in nuclear negotiations on Sunday, but officials cautioned that attempts to reach a preliminary deal by a deadline in two days could yet fall apart. | Video

Second body found at site of New York building blast: police

NEW YORK - A second body was found on Sunday at the site of a gas explosion last week that destroyed four New York City apartment buildings, injuring 22 people and leaving at least two people unaccounted for, police said.

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Fighting and air strikes across Yemen; dialogue remains distant

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ADEN - Yemeni fighters loyal to the Saudi-backed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi clashed with Iranian-allied Houthi fighters on Sunday in Aden, the absent leader's last major foothold in the country.

World, Yemen 4:09pm EDT

Yemen strikes will continue until Hadi can rule: Saudi spokesman

RIYADH - Air strikes in Yemen led by Saudi Arabia will continue until Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who left the country on Thursday, is able to rule, a Saudi military spokesman said on Sunday.

World, Saudi Arabia, Yemen 3:41pm EDT

Nigeria vote runs into second day after glitches, killings

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ABUJA - Voting in Nigeria's tensest election since the end of military rule in 1999 spilled into a second day on Sunday after technical glitches hit voter ID machines and Islamist Boko Haram militants killed more than a dozen people in drive-by shootings.

Africa, World 2:59pm EDT

Thousands of Tunisians, leaders march after Bardo attack

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TUNIS - World leaders joined tens of thousands of Tunisians on Sunday to march in solidarity against Islamist militants, a day after security forces killed members of a group blamed for a deadly museum attack. | Video

World, Tunisia 2:52pm EDT

Egypt lists top Brotherhood leader, 17 others as terrorists: state media

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CAIRO - Egypt's public prosecutor has listed the Muslim Brotherhood's leader and 17 other top members of the group as terrorists, state media said on Sunday, part of a sustained crackdown by the authorities on Islamists.

World, Egypt 2:17pm EDT
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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.