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World Chefs: Jamie Bissonnette shares tips on making cured meats

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Making sausages, pates and cured meats at home can be tricky, but American chef Jamie Bissonnette in his debut book, "The New Charcuterie Cookbook," shows their flavors are worth...

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Last call at Atlantic City's Revel: a few bettors, $5 bottles, state cops

ATLANTIC CITY N.J. (Reuters) - Shortly before sunrise on Tuesday, Morgan Capezzera reclined on the roulette table at the Revel Casino in her bikini and snapped a selfie before the Atlantic City...

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Victims of Nazi 'euthanasia' killings commemorated in Berlin

BERLIN (Reuters) - Some 300,000 people with physical or mental disabilities who were killed under Nazi Germany's "euthanasia" program because their lives were deemed unworthy were commemorated on...

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Triathlons test the mettle of the middle-aged athlete

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes, according to U.S. fitness experts.

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Child abuse revelations divide 'most shameful town in Britain'

ROTHERHAM England (Reuters) - Swapping cigarettes and chewing gum, the teenage girls outside Rotherham's Centenary Indoor Market are not engrossed in the conversations students should be having on...

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Tycoon buys Austria's Essl modern art collection

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian tycoon Hans Peter Haselsteiner has come to the rescue of home-improvements millionaire Karlheinz Essl by buying a modern art collection that Essl had tried in vain to sell...

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Market-style reforms widen racial divide in Cuba

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's experiment with free-market reforms has unintentionally widened the communist-led island's racial divide and allowed white Cubans to regain some of the economic advantages...

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Maradona steals show from fellow Argentine Pope Francis

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis normally has no competition for attention when he is in a room but it was different on Monday when another larger-than-life Argentine - soccer great Diego...

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Maradona steals show from fellow Argentine Pope Francis

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis normally has no competition for attention when he is in a room but it was different on Monday when another larger-than-life Argentine - soccer great Diego...

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Nasty, brutish and artsy? Neanderthal hashtag engraving found

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Belying their reputation as the dumb cousins of early modern humans, Neanderthals created cave art, an activity regarded as a major cognitive step in the evolution of humankind,...

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Louis Vuitton trailblazer Carcelle dies aged 66

PARIS (Reuters) - Yves Carcelle, the man credited with turning Louis Vuitton into the world's biggest luxury brand by revenue, died on Sunday, Louis Vuitton parent LVMH said.

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Young Rohingya woman chases dream of peace and justice in Myanmar

YANGON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Wai Wai Nu is a diminutive 27-year-old with pro-democracy activism in her genes and a quarter of her young life spent behind bars.

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Asylum seekers or welfare? Swedish election breaks immigration taboo

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A Swedish anti-immigration party is likely to score its best ever general election result this month, as a growing number of voters question the cost of the country's open door...

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Fukushima fallout: Resentment grows in nearby Japanese city

IWAKI Japan (Reuters) - Like many of her neighbours, Satomi Inokoshi worries that her gritty hometown is being spoiled by the newcomers and the money that have rolled into Iwaki since the Fukushima...

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Obama family attends long-time aide's wedding to TV journalist

POCANTICO HILLS N.Y. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their two daughters on Saturday attended the wedding of their long-time friend and food guru Sam Kass to media...

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Sinkhole that proved popular at Corvette Museum will be filled

(Reuters) - A sinkhole that swallowed eight cars inside the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky will be filled even though it has become a tourist attraction that sharply increased attendance and...

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Obama family attends long-time aide's wedding to TV journalist

POCANTICO HILLS N.Y. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their two daughters on Saturday attended the wedding of their long-time friend and food guru Sam Kass to media...

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Porn film moratorium lifted after HIV result proves false positive

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A moratorium on U.S. adult sex film productions was lifted on Friday after just 24 hours when a performer's initial HIV test result proved to be a false positive, according to...

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Rosa Parks artifacts sold for $4.5 million to Buffett son: lawyer

(Reuters) - A foundation controlled by the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett has paid $4.5 million for hundreds of artifacts belonging to civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks, a lawyer for Parks'...

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ALS Association backs down on 'Ice Bucket' trademark attempt

(Reuters) - In the wake of criticism over its attempt to trademark the words "ice bucket challenge," the ALS Association said it is withdrawing its applications from the U.S. Patent and Trademark...

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Poles recall Nazi seizure of radio station, see parallels with today

GLIWICE Poland (Reuters) - Joachim Fulczyk still remembers the fateful radio broadcast 75 years ago this weekend that provided Adolf Hitler with a pretext to launch his invasion of Poland that...

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Capital gains mean church losses in new German tax twist

(Reuters) - A change in Germany's capital gains tax has prompted an exodus from its Catholic and Protestant churches this year as thousands of registered members quit their parishes rather than pay...

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In India, rice replaces ice in bucket challenge

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The famous "ice bucket" challenge is inspiring thousands of Indians to follow suit, but with a twist - they are replacing ice with rice in a bid to help the country's vast...

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Trip Tips: Tour the dark side of Copenhagen's fairy tale

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The Danish capital that fostered Hans Christian Andersen, the godfather of fairy tales, and hosts one of Europe's oldest royal lineages is also the setting for grisly murders...

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Pittsburgh groom turns canceled wedding into charity benefit

PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - A Pittsburgh man whose wedding was called off is making the best of the situation, transforming his reception this weekend into a charity event for an organization that...





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