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Outrage mounts over gorilla killing in boy's rescue at Ohio zoo

CINCINNATI, May 30 Animal lovers mobilized on Monday as outrage mounted over the Cincinnati Zoo's killing of a gorilla to rescue a 4-year-old boy who fell into the animal's enclosure.

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UPDATE 4-Verizon, unions agree to pay raises, new jobs to end strike

May 30 An agreement between Verizon Communications Inc and unions potentially ending a nearly seven-week strike includes 1,400 new jobs and pay raises topping 10 percent, the company and unions representing about 40,000 workers said on Monday.

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UPDATE 2-Kuka investor Voith says positive stance on Midea bid premature

FRANKFURT, May 30 Kuka management's positive stance towards a 4.5 billion euro ($5 billion) takeover bid by China's Midea is premature, the chief executive of the German firm's major shareholder Voith said on Monday.

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Hitler's older brother was in fact younger and died early, historian says

VIENNA, May 30 A brother of Hitler's who was thought to be older was actually younger and died within days, raising questions about how his death might have affected the future leader of Nazi Germany, a historian said in comments published on Monday.

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UPDATE 1-Strikes, protests pose new headache for Paris tourism

* French hoteliers were hard hit by November attacks (Adds comments from Foreign Minister Ayrault on strikes)

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