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U.S. Reveals Death Toll From Airstrikes Outside War Zones

By CHARLIE SAVAGE and SCOTT SHANE July 1, 2016 WASHINGTON — Partially lifting the secrecy that has cloaked one of the United States’ most contentious tactics for fighting terrorists, the Obama administration on Friday said that it believed that airstrikes it has conducted outside conventional war zones like Afghanistan have killed 64 to 116 ...

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Russia’s Track and Field Team Barred From Rio Olympics

Russia’s track and field team is barred from competing in the Olympic Games this summer because of a far-reaching doping conspiracy, an extraordinary punishment without precedent in Olympics history. The International Association of Athletics Federations, the governing body for track and field, announced the decision Friday, ruling in a unanimous ...

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Why the Economic Payoff From Technology Is So Elusive

By STEVE LOHR June 5, 2016 Your smartphone allows you to get almost instantaneous answers to the most obscure questions. It also allows you to waste hours scrolling through Facebook or looking for the latest deals on Amazon. More powerful computing systems can predict the weather better than any meteorologist or beat ...

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Vietnam gov't has no plan to divest from Vinamilk this year

After tantalizing investors since last year with supposed plans to sell out its stakes in 10 major companies, including diary giant Vinamilk and information technology leader FPT, the government has decided to go slow. The State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC), Vietnam’s sovereign fund, recently announced a list of 120 companies ...

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