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August 16, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned on Thursday that anyone who uses a 3-D printer to make an “undetectable” gun will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the
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August 16, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday the United States was ready to put further economic sanctions on Turkey if detained American pastor Andrew Brunson was not released.
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August 16, 2018 NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kipyegon Bett is the latest Kenyan athlete to be suspended for a doping-related offense, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced on Thursday. The 20-year-old Bett, who won the 800
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August 16, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday said he hopes there will be a breakthrough in NAFTA trade talks in the next few days, as the U.S. bilateral discussions
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August 16, 2018 By Bill Trott (Reuters) – Aretha Franklin, the preacher’s daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning “Queen of Soul” with such hit songs as “Respect” and “Chain of Fools,” died on
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August 16, 2018 OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dismissed speculation on Thursday that he would call an early election this fall, a year ahead of schedule, saying his Liberal government remains focused
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August 16, 2018 LONDON (Reuters) – From pictures of their favorite Madonna looks to naming their top tracks by the songstress, fans paid tribute to the “Queen of Pop” on Thursday as the “Material Girl”
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August 16, 2018 New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is expected to make his preseason debut Thursday night against the Philadelphia Eagles in Foxborough, Mass. Multiple outlets reported the plan is for Brady to play
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August 16, 2018 BERLIN (Reuters) – Hundreds of far-right protesters called on German Chancellor Angela Merkel to resign as she met regional lawmakers of her Christian Democratic (CDU) party in the eastern state of Saxony.
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August 16, 2018 By Andrew Both GREENSBORO, North Carolina (Reuters) – American Brandt Snedeker shot the 10th sub-60 round in PGA Tour history when he carded 11-under-par 59 in the opening round at the Wyndham
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August 16, 2018 By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) – The Bank of Japan may allow long-term interest rates to creep up to around 0.4 percent under new guidance introduced last month, which lays the groundwork
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August 16, 2018 By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices on Thursday recouped some of the previous day’s losses after Beijing said it would send a delegation to Washington to try to resolve trade
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August 16, 2018 KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – A Malaysian judge on Thursday ruled that a trial against two women charged with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would
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August 16, 2018 By Elias Glenn BEIJING (Reuters) – China said on Thursday it will hold a fresh round of trade talks with the United States in Washington later this month, offering a glimmer of
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August 16, 2018 By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump has repeatedly called for a weaker U.S. dollar in a bid to help U.S. exporters, but his recent trade policies, including
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August 16, 2018 By Paulina Duran SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s No.1 retirement and wealth management company AMP Ltd paid hundreds of millions of dollars from customers’ retirement accounts to its subsidiaries in possible contravention of
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August 16, 2018 HONG KONG (Reuters) – Shares of Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings plunged on Thursday after it reported its first quarterly profit fall in nearly 13 years and said it did not know
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August 16, 2018 By Poppy McPherson YANGON (Reuters) – Facebook has been “too slow” to address hate speech in Myanmar and is acting to remedy the problem by hiring more Burmese speakers and investing in
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August 15, 2018 By Rodrigo Campos and Brian Ellsworth NEW YORK/CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela faces payments of $1.1 billion in interest and principal on two bonds maturing on Wednesday, but investors expect the cash-strapped nation
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August 15, 2018 By Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As women line up to run for U.S. political office at historic rates, state legislatures – where some of America’s most critical policy decisions get made
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August 15, 2018 ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss authorities have halted registrations of some new Mercedes-Benz <DAIGn.DE> Vito and Porsche <PSHG_p.DE> Macan and Cayenne vehicles which had diesel engines that disguised emissions levels, the Astra roads
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August 15, 2018 By Amy Caren Daniel (Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes slid on Wednesday in a broad decline over concerns of a strengthening dollar, Turkey’s currency crisis and United States’ trade relations with its
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August 15, 2018 By Kylie MacLellan and Alistair Smout LONDON (Reuters) – Financial Times Chief Executive John Ridding is to pay back some of his 2.6 million pound ($3.3 million) salary after a group of
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August 15, 2018 By Uday Sampath Kumar and Nichola Saminather (Reuters) – Corona beer maker Constellation Brands <STZ.N> will infuse another $4 billion into Canada’s top cannabis producer Canopy Growth <WEED.TO>, the biggest investment in
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August 15, 2018 ANKARA (Reuters) – Qatar pledged $15 billion of investment in Turkey on Wednesday that a government source in Ankara said would be channeled into its banks and financial markets. The investment package
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August 15, 2018 By Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has sent subpoenas to Tesla Inc regarding Chief Executive Elon Musk’s plans to take the company private and his statement
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August 15, 2018 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc has banned U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from tweeting for seven days, saying one of his tweets violated its rules against abusive behavior. The microblogging site had asked
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August 15, 2018 BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. startup incubator Y Combinator said it is establishing a China unit, its first dedicated overseas office, which will be headed by Baidu Inc’s former chief operating officer Qi
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August 15, 2018 BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. startup incubator Y Combinator said it is establishing a China unit, its first dedicated overseas office, which will be headed by Baidu Inc’s former chief operating officer Qi
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August 15, 2018 By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks retreated to a one-year low on Wednesday as bearish Chinese markets worsened investor sentiment already hurt by Turkey’s financial crisis. Spreadbetters expected European stocks
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August 15, 2018 By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) – A third summit of Korean leaders planned for next month will be a further step toward denuclearization of the peninsula and a peace treaty to end
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August 15, 2018 By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) – Emperor Akihito, in his last appearance as reigning monarch at an annual ceremony marking Japan’s World War Two surrender, expressed “deep remorse” over the conflict, while
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August 15, 2018 By Caroline Humer and Deena Beasley (Reuters) – Express Scripts Holding Co <ESRX.O> built a multi-billion enterprise pressuring drug companies to lower their prices for U.S. patients. Now it is quietly building
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August 15, 2018 By James Oliphant and Brendan O’Brien WASHINGTON and MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – Voters chose nominees on Tuesday in the key battleground states of Wisconsin and Minnesota, setting up what are expected to be
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August 15, 2018 ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey has doubled tariffs on some U.S. imports, such as passenger cars, alcohol and tobacco, in what its vice president said was a response to deliberate U.S. attacks on
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August 15, 2018 By Daniel Trotta (Reuters) – Vermont Democrats made Christine Hallquist the first openly transgender person to win a major party nomination for statewide office in U.S. history as she clinched Tuesday’s primary
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August 15, 2018 By Daniel Leussink TOKYO (Reuters) – The dollar hit another 13-month high against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday as safe-haven demand rooted in fears over fallout from the Turkish lira’s
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August 15, 2018 By Daniel Leussink TOKYO (Reuters) – The dollar hit another 13-month high against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday as safe-haven demand rooted in fears over fallout from the Turkish lira’s
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August 15, 2018 (Reuters) – Serena Williams was beaten 6-3 2-6 6-3 by Petra Kvitova in a thrilling second-round match at the Cincinnati Open on Tuesday, ending the American’s bid for a third title at
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August 14, 2018 By Richard Martin BARCELONA (Reuters) – Spain’s top flight soccer division La Liga announced on Tuesday a landmark deal with Facebook which will allow viewers in the Indian sub-continent to watch every
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August 14, 2018 By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) – Billionaire investor David Einhorn, whose Greenlight Capital is posting some of the hedge fund industry’s worst returns, cut back several long-term holdings including Apple Inc <AAPL.O>,
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August 14, 2018 ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s foreign minister said on Tuesday he hoped his country and Russia could find a solution over the northern Syrian region of Idlib, a rebel-held enclave which the Syrian
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August 14, 2018 ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A Turkish court has released two Greek soldiers pending their trial on espionage charges, state-run news agency Anadolu said on Tuesday, in a move Athens said would help to
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August 14, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top U.S. securities regulator on Tuesday said it had charged two firms and 18 individuals for improperly diverting newly issued municipal bonds from “mom and pop” investors to
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August 14, 2018 By Stefano Rellandini GENOA, Italy (Reuters) – At least 35 people were killed when a motorway bridge collapsed in torrential rains on Tuesday morning over buildings in the northern Italian port city
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August 14, 2018 Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson told reporters Monday that he’s “encouraged” by discussions about an extension as he enters the final year of his rookie contract. Johnson, 26, is due for
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August 14, 2018 By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) – A group of founders, executives and early employees of popular dating app Tinder on Tuesday sued IAC/InterActiveCorp <IAC.O>, claiming the parent company deliberately undervalued Tinder
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August 14, 2018 (Reuters) – Double world champion Fernando Alonso will retire from Formula One at the end of the season, his team McLaren said in a statement on Tuesday. The 37-year-old Spaniard is competing
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August 14, 2018 By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Tuesday after a report from OPEC confirmed that top exporter Saudi Arabia had cut production to avert looming oversupply. Front-month Brent crude
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August 14, 2018 SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s transport ministry said on Tuesday it would ban some 20,000 BMW <BMWG.DE> vehicles from the streets amid mounting public fears about engine fires. The driving ban comes
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