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Allardyce hails his "best ever" West Ham side

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LONDON - What difference a year makes. Roundly criticised by fans and owners alike for some turgid performances last season, West Ham United host champions Manchester City on Saturday with a new attacking style instilling new-found belief at Upton Park.

Monsanto, soy exporter royalties dispute rages on in Brazil

SAO PAULO, Oct 23 - The majority of soy exporting firms in Brazil have still not agreed to collect royalties for seed giant Monsanto Co, threatening sales of up to a quarter of the country's soy crop, industry association Abiove said on Thursday.

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Israel yields seen staying low as huge bond rally loses steam

* Israel 10-year yield 2.09 pct vs 2.25 pct for U.S. equivalent

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Sporting want rematch with Schalke over penalty winner

BERLIN - Portugal's Sporting Lisbon have lodged a protest with European soccer's governing body UEFA and demanded a rematch with Schalke 04 after a last-gasp penalty gave the Germans a 4-3 win in their Champions League game on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Bulten Q3 op profit rises, boosted by insurance compensation

* Says adjusted for sek 11 million insurance compensation, operating profit was sek 14 million (20)

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RPT-EXCLUSIVE-US plans to plug coal royalty loophole padding export profits

WASHINGTON, Oct 23 - The U.S. government is drafting rules designed to close an accounting loophole that in recent years has helped coal companies boost export profits and likely cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars, people familiar with the plan said.

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Soccer-Allardyce hails his "best ever" West Ham side

LONDON, Oct 23 - What difference a year makes. Roundly criticised by fans and owners alike for some turgid performances last season, West Ham United host champions Manchester City on Saturday with a new attacking style instilling new-found belief at Upton Park.

4:19pm IST

Japan PM's new minister hit by scandal over racy bar bill

TOKYO - Japan's new trade minister on Thursday called his support group's spending at a racy bar "inappropriate," but declined to sell shares in Tokyo Electric Power, the operator of the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant his ministry supervises.

World, Japan, Nuclear Power 3:46pm IST

UPDATE 2-Japan PM's new minister hit by scandal over racy bar bill

TOKYO, Oct 23 - Japan's new trade minister on Thursday called his support group's spending at a racy bar "inappropriate," but declined to sell shares in Tokyo Electric Power, the operator of the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant his ministry supervises.

3:28pm IST

Japan's top court orders retrial in "maternity harassment" case

TOKYO - Japan's Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a retrial for a woman who sued a former employer over a demotion during her pregnancy, handing down a partial victory that could encourage others to come forward.

World, Japan 3:21pm IST
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Is U.S. economic patriotism hurting?

Any Americans believing that their country is being bought up by the Chinese might want to think again, according to the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment.