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Australian minister visits Fiji amid diplomatic thaw

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Friday took a major step toward resetting frayed relations with the South Pacific nation of Fiji, becoming her country's most senior diplomat to visit since a military coup eight years ago.

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U.S. judge tosses Paramount movie financing fraud case after trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Paramount Pictures won the dismissal Thursday of a lawsuit by investors in a slate of mid-2000s movies including "Mean Girls" who said the studio concealed a risky business strategy in obtaining $40 million in financing.

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New Zealand's Fonterra says China lifts ban on baby formula ingredients

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's Fonterra Co-Operative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, said the Chinese government has lifted a ban on the last two products that were embroiled in last year's contaminated infant formula scare.

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Saints beat Panthers to take divisional lead

(Reuters) - The New Orleans Saints cracked open a scrappy game late in the first half to forge to a 28-10 win over the Carolina Panthers on Thursday, wrestling top spot in the NFC South from their opponents in the process.

Technology

Sharp second-quarter operating profit slides as Japan sales tax hike weighs

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese electronics maker Sharp Corp said on Friday its second-quarter operating profit slipped 18.3 percent, missing forecasts, as a consumption tax increase in Japan squeezed sales of electronic parts, TVs and white goods.

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