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September 21, 2018 By Guy Faulconbridge and Andrew MacAskill LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday Brexit talks with the European Union had hit an impasse, defiantly challenging the bloc to
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September 21, 2018 GENEVA (Reuters) – The Iranian Revolutionary Guards and army carried out a joint aerial military drill in the Gulf on Friday in what official media said indicated the “pounding reply” that awaited
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September 21, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is working to set up a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but there is still work to do
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September 21, 2018 By Holger Hansen BERLIN (Reuters) – Two government parties are reconsidering a job transfer cobbled together for Germany’s scandal-tainted domestic spymaster, tipping Angela Merkel’s six-month-old ‘grand coalition’ deeper into crisis. Hans-Georg Maassen
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September 21, 2018 The ex-wife of Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell detailed the alleged abuse she suffered in a lengthy blog post this week. Russell was the subject of an investigation by MLB last year
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September 21, 2018 Rookie No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield gave Cleveland just its second win in 38 games on Thursday night, but Browns coach Hue Jackson isn’t ready to anoint him the starter just
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September 21, 2018 By Susan Heavey and Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said documents from the federal Russia probe would not immediately be released, just days after he ordered
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September 21, 2018 By Helen Reid LONDON – Investors returned to equities in droves this week as they became convinced higher U.S.-China trade tariffs would cause only limited damage to the global economy, while greater
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September 21, 2018 By Daniel Wiessner (Reuters) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Friday filed a lawsuit accusing Wal-Mart Stores East LP of forcing pregnant workers at a Wisconsin warehouse to go on
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September 21, 2018 SARAJEVO (Reuters) – Russia supports the peace accords that ended Bosnia’s war in the 1990s and the country’s territorial integrity, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday amid a Bosnian Serb
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September 20, 2018 BERLIN (Reuters) – Heavyweight champion Manuel Charr will not defend his WBA belt next week against American challenger Fres Oquendo after a ‘suspect’ doping test by the Syrian forced the fight to
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September 20, 2018 By Duncan Miriri NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s parliament on Thursday backed by acclamation the halving of a new value added tax on oil products, bowing to complaints by Kenyans squeezed by high
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September 20, 2018 ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s competition authority said on Thursday it had fined Google some 93 million Turkish lira ($15 million) for violating competition laws with its mobile software sales. In a statement,
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September 20, 2018 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose at the open with the S&P 500 hitting a record high on Thursday, helped by a bounce back in technology stocks and relief that fresh U.S. and
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September 20, 2018 By Gabriela Baczynska, Francois Murphy and Alastair Macdonald SALZBURG, Austria (Reuters) – EU leaders lined up on Thursday to tell Theresa May she needs to give guarantees on the Irish border before
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September 20, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. home sales flatlined in August but inventory increased for the first time in three years as the housing market continued to struggle despite strength across the broader economy.
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September 20, 2018 By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc on Wednesday said it would team with two U.S. non-profits to slow the global spread of misinformation that could influence elections, acknowledging that
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September 20, 2018 By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has voted, subject to certain conditions, to lift the ban on Russia’s anti-doping authority (RUSADA), which was suspended in 2015 following
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September 20, 2018 By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Aided by fellow Republicans in the Senate, President Donald Trump is rapidly filling vacancies on U.S. appeals courts, moving some that had liberal majorities closer to
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September 20, 2018 By Christopher Johnson LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices steadied on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump called on OPEC to “get prices down now!”, slowing an upward surge that has pushed the
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September 19, 2018 Rafael Nadal announced Wednesday he will skip the Asian swing of the ATP tour because of his injured right knee. He said on Twitter he won’t play in upcoming tournaments in Beijing
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September 19, 2018 RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The trade dispute between the United States and China could well expand into other areas given the significant “ammunition” the two countries have, the director-general of the
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September 19, 2018 By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is seeking to negotiate a treaty with Iran to include Tehran’s ballistic missile program and its regional behavior, the U.S. special envoy for
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September 19, 2018 SALZBURG, Austria (Reuters) – Italy’s government is not getting “hung up” over decimal places as it prepares the 2019 budget, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday, amid market fears the cabinet
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September 19, 2018 By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Bono, frontman for Irish rock band U2, met Pope Francis on Wednesday and said afterwards he is an extraordinary man who is sincere in his
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September 19, 2018 By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) – China must plug loopholes in the way it applies rules on subsidies and technology transfer to address complaints from the United States and the European Union,
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September 19, 2018 By Giulia Segreti MILAN (Reuters) – The curtain went up on Milan’s fashion week on Wednesday with a soft-toned and feminine collection designed by Italy’s Alberta Ferretti with urban safari-inspired looks. For
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September 19, 2018 By Elizabeth Piper and Gabriela Baczynska SALZBURG, Austria (Reuters) – Other European leaders pushed back against Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan on Wednesday, hours before she was due to try to
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September 19, 2018 By Steve Keating (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency will vote on Thursday on whether to lift its ban on Russia, in the face of outrage and revolt from athletes and the
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September 19, 2018 TOKYO (Reuters) – Argentina’s Santiago Muniz won the men’s gold medal at the World Surfing Games on Wednesday, while Kanoa Igarashi and Shun Murakami claimed Japan’s first ever medals in the competition.
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September 18, 2018 By Frank Pingue (Reuters) – The Swedish chair umpire who gave a pep talk to Australian Nick Kyrgios during a U.S. Open match this year has been suspended without pay for two
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September 18, 2018 By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar rose to a two-month high against the safe-haven Japanese yen and advanced modestly against the euro on Tuesday as investors appeared to
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September 18, 2018 By Lawrence Hurley and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A woman who has accused President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault decades ago has not yet agreed to
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September 18, 2018 JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s highest court on Tuesday allowed the private use of marijuana, upholding a lower court’s ruling that found the criminalization of cannabis was unconstitutional. Activists who include members
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September 18, 2018 A 22-year-old man was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the death of former Iowa State women’s golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena. Barquin Arozamena, 22, was found dead Monday at a golf course
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September 18, 2018 By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States is considering a request from Poland for a permanent U.S. military presence in the fellow NATO country,
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September 18, 2018 By Paulina Duran SYDNEY (Reuters) – An Australian inquiry into financial sector misconduct heard on Tuesday the local insurance unit of Germany’s Allianz SE commissioned an independent review of its culture, but
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September 18, 2018 By Paulina Duran SYDNEY (Reuters) – An Australian inquiry into financial sector misconduct heard on Tuesday the local insurance unit of Germany’s Allianz SE commissioned an independent review of its culture, but
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September 18, 2018 NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street rebounded on Tuesday in a broad-based rally as investors brushed aside intensifying trade rhetoric between the United States and China. Based on the latest available data,
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September 18, 2018 By Adriana Barrera and Ana Isabel Martinez MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s incoming government has begun its promised review of oil contracts, starting with a major project won by a consortium led
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September 18, 2018 By David Lawder and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his trade war with China on Monday, imposing 10 percent tariffs on about $200 billion worth of Chinese
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September 18, 2018 By Anna Irrera and Svea Herbst-Bayliss NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gary Cohn, the former economic adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, gave a ringing endorsement of Wall Street bankers on Monday, arguing
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September 18, 2018 Mere hours after the Green Bay Packers requested some clarity from the NFL about what linebacker Clay Matthews did wrong on a hit of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins, the league gave
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September 18, 2018 Mere hours after the Green Bay Packers requested some clarity from the NFL about what linebacker Clay Matthews did wrong on a hit of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins, the league gave
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September 18, 2018 By Eric M. Johnson HAWTHORNE, Calif. (Reuters) – SpaceX, Elon Musk’s space transportation company, on Monday named its first private passenger as Japanese businessman Yusaku Maezawa, the founder and chief executive of
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September 18, 2018 By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal probe into whether the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Brock Long, improperly used his government car to commute from Washington to
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September 18, 2018 By Hyonhee Shin and Joyce Lee SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un greeted Moon Jae-in with hugs and smiles on Tuesday as the South Korean president arrived in Pyongyang
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September 18, 2018 By Brian Ellsworth and Vivian Sequera CAUCAGUA, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuela’s school year began on Monday with few students arriving in classrooms amid a crippling economic crisis that has left many families
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September 18, 2018 CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dined on expensive steak at a “Salt Bae” restaurant in Istanbul during a stop-off returning from a visit to China, drawing furor back home where
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September 17, 2018 RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A video published by German diplomats explaining their country’s efforts to learn from the holocaust has kicked up a storm in Brazil, where deep political polarization has
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