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Australia to ship Tamil asylum seekers to its mainland

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will transfer 157 Tamil asylum seekers it has been holding at sea for nearly a month to a mainland detention center, the immigration minister said on Friday, in an apparent setback for the government's policies.

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Liberty Media plans stock dividend to spin off cable assets

(Reuters) - John Malone's Liberty Media Corp started the process of spinning off its cable assets through a stock dividend to its shareholders to form a new listed company called Liberty Broadband.

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Novo wins EU recommendation for two-in-one diabetes drug

LONDON (Reuters) - A Novo Nordisk drug combining its long-acting insulin degludec with its type 2 diabetes treatment Victoza has been recommended for approval in Europe, in an important boost for the Danish company.

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FIFA committed to 2018 World Cup in Russia

ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA remains committed to the 2018 World Cup in Russia and says a boycott would not be an effective way of reducing tensions in the region, soccer's world governing body said on Friday.

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China Telecom says will sell Microsoft's Xbox One from September

BEIJING (Reuters) - China Telecom Corp Ltd will start selling Microsoft Corp's Xbox One gaming console in China from September through an exclusive contract, the country's third-largest telecommunications company said in a statement on Friday.

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