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Special Report: Russian fighters, caught in Ukraine, cast adrift by Moscow 7:22am EDT

KIEV (Reuters) - From his hospital bed in the Ukrainian capital, Russian fighter Alexander Alexandrov feels abandoned by his country, its leaders and even the local Russian consul.  Full Article

 
Exclusive: U.S. tried Stuxnet-style campaign against North Korea but failed - sources 2:59pm EDT 

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The United States tried to deploy a version of the Stuxnet computer virus to attack North Korea's nuclear weapons program five years ago but ultimately failed, according to people familiar with the covert campaign.  Full Article  

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Canada's justice minister quits in blow to PM Harper 5:34pm EDT 

STELLARTON, Nova Scotia (Reuters) - Canadian Justice Minister Peter MacKay announced his resignation on Friday, the second shock departure from Prime Minister Stephen Harper's cabinet this year, just months ahead of a tough election for the governing Conservatives.  Full Article  

U.S. official 'fairly confident' of more FIFA indictments: NYT 8:05pm EDT 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official said on Friday he is "fairly confident" there will be another round of indictments in the criminal investigation into alleged corruption within soccer's governing body, FIFA, the New York Times reported.  Full Article  

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Malian quartet Songhoy Blues sing lovesongs to their homeland in exile 2:20pm EDT 

LONDON (Reuters) - Three years ago, the singer of Malian quartet Songhoy Blues was fleeing Islamist militants who had banned all music. This Thursday, his group electrified the crowd with its relentlessly upbeat African rhythms at London's Village Underground venue.  Full Article  |  Video  

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Silk Road website creator gets life term for drug plot 8:16pm EDT 

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The accused mastermind behind the Silk Road underground website was sentenced on Friday to life in prison for orchestrating a scheme that enabled more than $200 million of anonymous online drug sales using the digital currency bitcoin.  Full Article