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Special Report - From Israel via London, an online gambling scam traps thousands

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RAMAT GAN, Israel In early 2013, a young Israeli businessman registered a web domain in London for a company called NRGbinary.com. The online options trading website offered clients the opportunity to make large amounts of money from simple bets on the movement of financial markets, stocks and commodities.

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Special Report - We were forced to work for Western-run mine, say migrants who fled Eritrea 26 Sep 2016

TORONTO/ASMARA Bemnet Negash never got to say a proper goodbye to his family. In February 2006, government officials arrived at his school in the highlands of Eritrea and put him and his classmates on a bus to a military training camp. He was 20 years old, and still at school because a childhood illness had interrupted his education.

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How Russia's central bank chief held the line 26 Sep 2016

MOSCOW One Thursday evening in March, Elvira Nabiullina, governor of Russia's central bank, faced down a rival in the struggle for influence inside President Vladimir Putin’s entourage.

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U.S. network of Turkish cleric facing pressure as those at home seek help 26 Sep 2016

WASHINGTON A network of more than 150 U.S. charter schools linked to followers of Fethullah Gulen, the Pennsylvania-based Muslim cleric the Turkish government blames for instigating July’s failed coup, has come under growing financial and legal strain, according to school officials, current and former members of Gulen’s movement, and public records reviewed by Reuters.

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From prairie to the White House - Inside a Tribe's quest to stop a pipeline 27 Sep 2016

CANNON BALL, N.D./WASHINGTON Three days after guard dogs attacked Native Americans protesting an oil pipeline project in North Dakota in early September, an unprecedented event took place at the White House.

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European firms offer Britain scant support in divorce talks 25 Sep 2016

LONDON More than 20 European business associations and companies interviewed by Reuters say they back their governments' position that Britain's banking sector can only enjoy EU market access post-Brexit if the country still follows the bloc's rules.

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Special Report - Wanted: a fighter for global health to lead the WHO 23 Sep 2016

GENEVA The view outside the office of the head of the World Health Organization dazzles, stretching across Lake Geneva to Alpine peaks. The view inside is less inspiring: dated furniture and listless pot plants dot the seventh-floor office of Margaret Chan, the WHO's director general.

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Sunoco, behind protested Dakota pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts 23 Sep 2016

HOUSTON Sunoco Logistics, the future operator of the oil pipeline delayed this month after Native American protests in North Dakota, spills crude more often than any of its competitors with more than 200 leaks since 2010, according to a Reuters analysis of government data.

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Special Report - Afghan boy's hope of new life in Europe ends in suicide 22 Sep 2016

SVANGSTA, Sweden Mustafa Ansari’s journey ended one April morning in his bedroom in a quiet Swedish village.

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Special Report - New SAT was designed in way that may hurt neediest students 21 Sep 2016

NEW YORK In the days after the redesigned SAT college entrance exam was given for the first time in March, some test-takers headed to the popular website reddit to share a frustration.