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Israel downs Syrian warplane it says violated its Golan airspace 6:00am EDT

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel shot down a Syrian warplane on Tuesday, saying the aircraft crossed the battle lines of Syria's civil war and flew over the Israeli-held Golan Heights, perhaps by accident.  Full Article

 
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Afghanistan's Karzai slams U.S., Pakistan in farewell speech 5:57am EDT 

KABUL (Reuters) - Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday blamed the United States for his country's long war, a final swipe at the country that helped bring him to power 13 years ago but towards which he has become increasingly bitter.  Full Article  

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Canada's Oliver says no major shift in mortgage policy for now Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's Conservative government has no immediate plans for a shift in mortgage rules, its finance minister said on Sunday, amid speculation policymakers want banks to take more of the risk in mortgage lending.  Full Article  

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Seve is still a huge inspiration for Europe, says Bjorn 5:30am EDT 

GLENEAGLES Scotland (Reuters) - Pictures and quotes of Seve Ballesteros are dotted around this week's Ryder Cup venue and ensure he remains a galvanizing influence on Europe's team three years after his death, said Thomas Bjorn.  Full Article  

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Lady Gaga sheds quirky image for jazz album with Tony Bennett Monday, 22 Sep 2014 

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, bridging a 60-year age gap to form one of music's unlikeliest pairs, launched a jazz album on Monday that lets the pop diva put aside her wacky image to sing sweet harmonies with the elder statesman of cool.  Full Article  

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China regulator says iPhone 6 in final review stages: Tencent 6:15am EDT 

BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc's iPhone 6 is in the final stages of review for approval, with results due shortly, a top Chinese government regulator said in an interview published on Tuesday by Tencent.  Full Article