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Matsui powers Yankees to World Series victory
5 Nov 2009 source: today.reuters.co.uk

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Yankees beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 to win the World Series on Wednesday, the Bronx Bombers ending a nine-year wait for a 27th title with a 4-2 series victory over the defending champions. Hideki Matsui was named Most Valuable Player after batting .615 with three home runs and eight RBIs over the series, the Japanese slugger driv ...

Myanmar election needs Suu Kyi involvement, U.S. says
5 Nov 2009 source: today.reuters.co.uk

By Martin Petty BANGKOK (Reuters) - It would be "very hard" for next year's elections in Myanmar to be legitimate without the involvement of detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a senior United States official said on Thursday . Deputy Assistant Secretary Scot Marciel, returning from a landmark two-day visit to the army-ruled country, said the release of the National League f ...

Hezbollah denies link to arms ship seized by Israel
5 Nov 2009 source: today.reuters.co.uk

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's Hezbollah guerrilla group denied on Thursday any connection with a shipment of weapons that Israel said it had intercepted on the high seas. Israeli officials said on Wednesday that naval commandos had seized a ship carrying hundreds of tonnes of Iranian-supplied arms, including rockets, to the Shi'ite Muslim group. "Hezbollah denies any link to the weapo ...

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