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Traders Kevin Lodewick, left, and Jonathan Niles work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Major stock indexes traded in a tight range in the early going as investors wait for word from the Federal Reserve and mull over a mixed batch of earnings results. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Stocks mixed after Fed ends stimulusWorld stocks mixed, dollar higher after Fed confirms end to stimulus and hints at rate hike
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Amid murder case, Philippines says US pact staysAmid murder case, top Philippine diplomat says pact with US 'imperfect' but likely to stay
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This Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 photo shows foreigners and North Koreans riding a shuttle bus to a plane bound for Beijing at the Sunan International Airport, in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea would seem like the last place on Earth that has anything to worry about from Ebola. But it's virtually gone on DefCon 1 over what it sees as a looming invasion from the outside world that threatens to infiltrate its borders and relentlessly attack its people unless dramatic measures are taken immediately. It has banned tourists, put business groups on hold and is looking even more suspiciously than usual at every foreign face coming across its borders. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
N. Korea cracking down on a distant threat: EbolaN. Korea, about as far from Ebola as a country can be, cracks down on visitors to keep it out
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South Korea soldiers convicted in hazing deathSouth Korean soldiers given up to 45 years in prison in hazing death of subordinate
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FILE -  In this Sept. 1, 2005 file photo, a Chinese woman uses a computer with designs of credit cards issued by the Bank of China in the background  during a financial exposition in Beijing, China. China's Cabinet said on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 it will ease restrictions on credit cards in a move that might give Visa, Mastercard and other foreign competitors greater access to the Chinese market. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
China eases monopoly on credit cardsChina eases monopoly on credit card processing, promising to allow in foreign competitors
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Activists: Myanmar clinging to political prisonersActivists, US say Myanmar clings to junta-era political prisoners, despite government denials
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Sri Lankans walk past a damaged house at the site of a mudslide at the Koslanda tea plantation in Badulla district, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) east of Colombo, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at the tea plantation, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Sri Lanka says no hope finding mudslide survivorsSri Lanka says no hope finding mudslide survivors; death toll estimates range from 100-200
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Plans for Antarctic marine reserve falter againPlans for giant Antarctic marine reserve falter for 4th time as consensus proves elusive
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Drone strike kills 2 militants in NW PakistanSuspected US drone-fired missiles kill 2 militants in northwestern Pakistan
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This undated aerial photo released by Softbank Corp. shows the Japanese telecommunications and Internet company's Shiraoi Solar Park which started commercial operation on Oct. 16, 2014 in Shiraoi in Hokkaido, northern Japan. Softbank Corp., which has bought Sprint Corp. of the U.S., moved into the solar business after the Fukushima crisis. Softbank’s founder and CEO Masayoshi Son turned against nuclear power and became an advocate of renewables after his mobile networking went dead in the absence of electric power from the nuclear accident in 2011. (AP Photo/Softbank Corp.)
After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom _ and glutFukushima sets off green boom and glut as utilities choke on cost, hope for return of nuclear
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In this Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 photo, Hwang In-yeol sticks candles on a birthday cake for his daughter Ji-hyeon at a gym on South Korea's southwestern island of Jindo, where he and his wife Shim Myeong-seop have been staying at since the April 16 sinking of the ferry Sewol. They waited seven years to have a child, and then she was born on Oct. 29, 1996. After the ferry disaster that killed her and 303 others, the couple waited again for seven months to see Ji-hyeon’s body. The vigil ended Wednesday, Oct. 29 when divers retrieved their only child’s body on her 17th birthday. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Park Chul-hong) KOREA OUT
Wait for daughter's body ends on her 17th birthdayFor S. Korea parents of teen on doomed ferry, wait for the body ends on her 17th birthday
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In this photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, players from Balkh province (in withe) celebrate during a match against the team from Herat province in Afghanistan's national wheelchair basketball tournament organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Kabul, Afghanistan. Many amputees in Afghanistan languish without access to care and become depressed and isolated. And with mines and unexploded ordinance still scattered across this country ravaged by decades of nonstop war, more will be maimed or lose limbs from explosions. However, an ICRC program offering sports to amputees has seen hundreds sign up to play wheelchair basketball. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
Afghan war amputees find new life, pride in sportsShooting baskets and playing as a team, Afghan war amputees find a new life, pride in sports
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Traders Kevin Lodewick, left, and Jonathan Niles work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Major stock indexes traded in a tight range in the early going as investors wait for word from the Federal Reserve and mull over a mixed batch of earnings results. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Asia stocks meander after Fed ends stimulusAsian stocks meander, dollar higher after Fed confirms end to stimulus
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New Australian law targets leakers, not reportersAustralia says new secrecy law aimed at Edward Snowden-like leakers, not journalists
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Sri Lankan men stand by a damaged house caused by mudslide at the Koslanda tea plantation in Badulla district, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) east of Colombo, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at the tea plantation, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Hundreds feared buried under Sri Lanka mudslideHundreds feared buried as mudslide in Sri Lanka tea plantation; gov't confused on toll
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