Britain deploys troops to prevent attacks after Manchester suicide bombing

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MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Soldiers were being deployed to key sites in Britain on Wednesday to prevent attacks after the terror threat level was raised to its highest level following a suicide bombing in Manchester that killed 22 people, including children.
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U.S. financial council reimagined as boon, not bane, for Wall Street

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), which brings together all U.S. financial watchdogs, used to be the scourge of Wall Street but under Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin it can serve to ease its regulatory burdens.
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Australian police did not act fast enough to deadly siege: coroner

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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police failed to respond quickly enough to the threat posed by a gunman responsible for a 16-hour siege at a Sydney cafe in 2014 in which three people including the hostage-taker were killed, a coroner said in a report on Wednesday.
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Shanghai stocks, Aussie dollar down after Moody's downgrades China

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TOKYO (Reuters) - China's main stock index fell one percent and the Australian dollar slipped on Wednesday after Moody's cut its sovereign credit rating on China.
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Trump set to exchange views with Pope Francis at Vatican

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ROME (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump visits the Vatican on Wednesday for talks with one of his most high-profile critics, Pope Francis, after the two men exchanged sharp words during the presidential campaign last year.
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Qatar says its official state news agency was hacked

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CAIRO (Reuters) - Qatar said on Wednesday its official state news agency had been hacked and false statements attributed to its ruler had been posted.
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Venezuela's Maduro vows to push ahead with new congress despite unrest

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CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's unpopular President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday vowed to push ahead with a new congress to rewrite the constitution, despite dissent within his own ranks and major protests in the OPEC nation convulsed by nearly two months of unrest.
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Uber inadvertently underpaid New York City drivers for over two years

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-05-23 21:54
(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said on Tuesday it underpaid its New York City drivers for the past two-and-a-half years, an error that could cost the ride-hailing company tens of millions of dollars.
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North Korea, if left unchecked, on 'inevitable' path to nuclear ICBM: U.S.

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-05-23 21:31
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea, if left unchecked, is on an "inevitable" path to obtaining a nuclear-armed missile capable of striking the United States, Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart told a Senate hearing on Tuesday.
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Apple and Nokia see deeper partnership after ending patent dispute

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-05-23 20:18
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Apple has settled a patent dispute with Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia and agreed to buy more of its network products and services, sending Nokia shares up 7 percent.
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CIA ex-chief cites signs of possible Trump campaign ties to Russia

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-05-23 19:18
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former CIA Director John Brennan said on Tuesday that he does not know whether President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign colluded with Russia but that he saw "information and intelligence that was worthy of investigation."
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U.S. government to sue Fiat Chrysler over excess emissions: sources

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-05-23 19:06
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government plans to file a civil lawsuit on Tuesday accusing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV of using software to bypass emission controls in diesel vehicles, two sources briefed on the matter said.
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New home sales tumble from near 9-1/2-year high

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-05-23 19:01
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. single-family home sales tumbled from near a 9-1/2-year high in April, but the housing recovery likely remains intact amid a tightening labor market.
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Exclusive: U.S. starts 'extreme vetting' at Australia's offshore detention centers

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-05-23 15:00
SYDNEY (Reuters) - U.S. Homeland Security officials have begun "extreme vetting" interviews at Australia's offshore detention centers, two sources at the camps told Reuters on Tuesday, as Washington honors a refugee swap that U.S. President Donald Trump had called "a dumb deal".
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U.S. plan to sell oil reserves undermines OPEC supply management efforts

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-05-23 13:24
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to sell half of the United States' strategic oil reserve surprised energy markets on Tuesday since it counters OPEC's efforts to control supply in order to boost prices.
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Trump seeks to slash government spending in budget plan

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-05-23 13:17
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Tuesday will ask Republicans who control the U.S. Congress - and federal purse strings - to slash spending on healthcare and food assistance programs for the poor as they push ahead on plans to cut taxes and trim the deficit.
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South Korea fires at suspected drone at border with North amid missile crisis

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-05-23 12:57
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's military fired warning shots at a suspected drone from North Korea on Tuesday amid tension over Pyongyang's latest missile test which drew international condemnation and a warning from China.
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Trump plays up Middle East peace hopes after talks with Palestinian president

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-05-23 12:57
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump talked up the prospects of peace between Israelis and Palestinians on Tuesday, saying he believed both sides were committed to an historic deal, but he offered no concrete proposals on how to get there.
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South Korean 'swordsman' leads prosecution against impeached ex-leader Park

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-05-23 12:31
SEOUL (Reuters) - A high-flying prosecutor, who was demoted under impeached former president Park Geun-hye, is overseeing the case against her as Park made her first appearance in court on Tuesday to face criminal charges over the corruption scandal that ousted her.
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Google's AlphaGo takes on Chinese Go master in best of three matches

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-05-23 09:53
BEIJING (Reuters) - Google's artificial intelligence program AlphaGo took on the Chinese world number one of ancient board game Go on Tuesday, the second time it has gone head-to-head with a master Go player in a public showdown.
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