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Iran lifts ban on Reuters news agency

An Iranian semi-official news agency says a court has lifted a ban on the Reuters news agency, allowing it to restart its operations in Iran. Full story

Federal agents target Mississippi martial arts man in ricin probe

JACKSON, Mississippi (Reuters) - Federal law enforcement agencies investigating ricin-laced letters sent to President Barack Obama and other officials broadened their search for clues on Wednesday by targeting the former business of a Mississippi martial arts instructor. Full story

Dance workouts come with ethnic twist, martial arts kick

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Group fitness classes are taking an ethnic turn, experts say, celebrating diversity by reaching across cultures for inspiration and combining diverse disciplines to keep workouts fresh and exercisers inspired. Full story

Anchors try working out, Jedi-style

   “You can do it! Channel your force energy!” Said the instructor for a new workout that combines both working out and “Star Wars” fandom. TODAY’s Erica Hill just wanted to know one thing: “Will it give me arms like Jenna and the first lady?”

Veterans embrace warrior identity through mixed martial arts

   U.S. Army veteran Todd Vance teaches mixed martial arts to veterans in the San Diego area to foster a culture of camaraderie and help them deal with the stress of returning home from war.

UFC champ Jon 'Bones' Jones on the rise of mixed martial arts

   The Morning Joe team talks with UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon "Bones" Jones about the challenges of fighting in mixed martial arts, and about growing up in a family of athletes.

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