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Israel's military says it is investigating reports that a rocket has been fired from southern Lebanon towards Israel, although no launch was detected.
Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt says he is "perplexed" by the on-going debate over the company's tax contributions in the UK, and that it is up to the government to reform tax policy, not firms.
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