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Authorities study plane debris found off Africa for links to Flight MH370 7:21pm EDT

PARIS/SYDNEY (Reuters) - France's air crash investigation agency is studying a piece of plane debris found on Reunion Island off the east coast of Africa but it was too early to say if it came from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, a spokesman said on Wednesday.  Full Article

 
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Afghanistan says Taliban leader dead, urges peace talks 6:52pm EDT 

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan said on Wednesday that Mullah Omar, the elusive leader of the Taliban movement fighting to topple the government, died more than two years ago.  Full Article  

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TSX jumps as investors cheer oil data; Fed in spotlight 4:40pm EDT 

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index jumped on Wednesday, helped by gains in banks, railways and oil companies as crude prices bounced from near six-month lows and the Federal Reserve left the door open for a September interest rate hike.  Full Article  

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Brady blasts NFL 'Deflategate' suspension, denies wrongdoing 4:01pm EDT 

(Reuters) - New England Patriots football star Tom Brady denied on Wednesday he had destroyed his cell phone to avoid giving it to NFL investigators, saying the flap was "manufactured" to distract from "zero evidence" against him in the "Deflategate" scandal.  Full Article  

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A fresh Start: Microsoft's Windows 10 wins plaudits 7:01pm EDT 

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's launch of its first new operating system in almost three years, designed to work across laptops, desktop and smartphones, won mostly positive reviews for its user-friendly and feature-packed interface.  Full Article