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24 May 2013 : IMF chief Christine Lagarde faces another day of questioning after being grilled for hours Thursday by French prosecutors who are deciding if she should be charged over a state payout to a disgraced tycoon during her time as finance minister.
24 May 2013 : President Barack Obama Thursday laid out new guidelines for drone strikes and launched a new bid to close Guantanamo Bay, warning that a "perpetual" US war on terror would be self defeating.
01 Apr 2013 : Confidence among large Japanese manufacturers improved in the first quarter, a central bank survey showed Monday, as Tokyo works to reverse years of limp growth in the world's third-largest economy.
01 Apr 2013 : Nok Air plans to operate two new routes from Tak's Mae Sot district to Myanmar in preparation for the establishment of the Mae Sot special economic zone and the Asean Economic Community (AEC).
01 Apr 2013 : Jamaican former 100m world record-holder Asafa Powell has withdrawn from Australia's Stawell Gift with a hamstring injury, race organisers said on Monday.
01 Apr 2013 : Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will be sidelined indefinitely after surgery to repair a broken jaw and damaged teeth, the National Hockey League team said on Sunday.
01 Apr 2013 : D.A. Points stayed steady after a lengthy rain delay, firing a six-under par 66 for a one-stroke victory in the $6.2 million US PGA Tour Houston Open.
01 Apr 2013 : Rory McIlroy failed to recapture the World No. 1 ranking from Tiger Woods with a victory at the Houston Open, but he is excited about progress in his shotmaking and one last Masters tuneup event.
01 Apr 2013 : A research vessel carrying German and Taiwanese scientists set sail for waters off the island's southwestern coast on Sunday in search of methane hydrate, a potentially vast new energy source.
01 Apr 2013 : Andy Murray's razor-thin victory over David Ferrer for the Miami Masters crown will send the Scot to No. 2 in the world rankings for the second time in his career, but he was too tired to celebrate on Sunday.
01 Apr 2013 : Highly-rated Slovakian cyclist Peter Sagan was accused of sexism and harassment on Sunday after he was pictured pinching the bottom of a podium girl after the Tour of Flanders.
01 Apr 2013 : In an elaborate April Fool's prank, YouTube announced Sunday it was going dark for a decade, and that the site was merely an eight-year contest to find the best video.