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South Korea's tally of MERS cases at seven; one suspected patient heads to China

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SEOUL - South Korea's tally of patients of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) rose to seven on Thursday, with authorities saying one suspected victim skipped out of voluntary home quarantine to take a trip to China.

UPDATE 1-S.Korea's tally of MERS cases at 7; one suspected patient heads to China 12:45pm BST

SEOUL, May 28 - South Korea's tally of patients of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) rose to seven on Thursday, with authorities saying one suspected victim skipped out of voluntary home quarantine to take a trip to China.

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U.S. military mistakenly ships live anthrax to labs in nine states 8:42am BST

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - The U.S. military mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to laboratories in nine U.S. states and a U.S. air base in South Korea, after apparently failing to properly inactivate the bacteria last year, U.S. officials said on Wednesday. | Video

UPDATE 1-S.Korea's SK Innovation wants to expand U.S. shale investment -CEO 7:39am BST

* Q3 to early 2016 is good time to buy U.S. assets -E&P chief

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U.S. military mistakenly ships live anthrax to labs in nine states 3:43am BST

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - The U.S. military mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to laboratories in nine U.S. states and a U.S. air base in South Korea, after apparently failing to properly inactivate the bacteria last year, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.

S.Korea's tally of MERS cases at 7; one suspected patient heads to China 2:44am BST

SEOUL, May 28 - South Korea's tally of patients of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) rose to seven on Thursday, with authorities saying one suspected victim skipped out of voluntary home quarantine to take a trip to China.

U.S. military mistakenly ships live anthrax to labs in nine states 27 May 2015

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - A U.S. military facility in Utah mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to private laboratories in nine U.S. states and a U.S. military base in South Korea, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.

Soccer-Goulart strikes twice as Guangzhou edge Seongnam 27 May 2015

May 27 - AFC Champions League top scorer Ricardo Goulart struck twice as Guangzhou Evergrande moved into the last eight once again with a 2-0 home win over Seongnam of South Korea on Wednesday.

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Shake-up in key Samsung assets to cement heir's grip as succession looms 26 May 2015

SEOUL - Samsung Group's de facto holding company on Tuesday sought another cornerstone as it reconstructs South Korea's biggest conglomerate to smooth the path for management succession, offering more than $8 billion to buy an affiliate with a key stake in flagship firm Samsung Electronics.

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Shake-up in key Samsung assets to cement heir's grip as succession looms 26 May 2015

SEOUL - Samsung Group's de facto holding company on Tuesday sought another cornerstone as it reconstructs South Korea's biggest conglomerate to smooth the path for management succession, offering more than $8 billion to buy an affiliate with a key stake in flagship firm Samsung Electronics.

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Pressure mounts on Blatter as FIFA scandal widens

ZURICH - Pressure mounted on FIFA President Sepp Blatter on Thursday as the corruption scandal engulfing world football's governing body drew warnings from major sponsors and criticism from senior Western politicians. | Video