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Asian shares drift lower, India surprises with rate cut

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares and the dollar eased on Wednesday as investors grew cautious before upcoming central bank meetings and U.S. jobs data, while India's central bank surprised with its second inter-meeting rate cut this year.

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Tribeca Film Festival showcases movies about 'everyday life'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Feature films from 31 countries, many of them about the struggles of everyday life and featuring stars such as Richard Gere, James Franco and Dakota Fanning will be screened at the 14th Tribeca Film Festival.

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Officials urge testing as Portland, Oregon sees rise in syphilis cases

PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - A spike in syphilis cases in Portland in the past three years has prompted concerned public health officials to urge more sexually active adults to get tested regularly for the treatable bacterial infection.

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Technology

Uber says revising Fukuoka service after reported Japan halt

TOKYO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc said it was reviewing a free ride service in Japan after the government reportedly told it to halt the pilot project, a blow to the company's hopes in a potentially big market.

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