USA Gymnastics ex-doctor moved from prison after alleged assault

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Disgraced USA Gymnastics ex-team doctor Larry Nassar has been removed from a federal prison where he has been held, records showed on Sunday, less than a month after his lawyers alleged he was assaulted.
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Asia shares inch up, cautious on Sino-U.S. trade talks

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Asian share markets crept cautiously higher on Monday as investors awaited developments on proposed Sino-U.S. trade talks, while keeping a wary eye on the Chinese yuan and Turkish lira for any new signs of strain.
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Japan firms welcome skilled foreign workers, frown at unskilled laborers: Reuters poll

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Most Japanese companies support loosening the country's tight immigration system to cope with a severe labor shortage, but they favor skilled workers who can fit into the workplace, not an influx of unskilled laborers, a Reuters poll shows.
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Trade war puts new strains on America Inc's factories in China

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Larry Sloven arrived in southern China three decades ago, just as the region was taking off as the low-cost manufacturing center of the world. Since then, he has exported millions of dollars of goods, ranging from power tools to LED lights, to some of America's biggest retailers.
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Global luxury brands again chase China's young, rich and spendthrift

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Global luxury brands from Prada to LVMH are investing in China for the first time since a crackdown on conspicuous spending five years ago, focusing on smaller, less developed cities even as the world's second-largest economy slows.
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Muslims begin annual haj pilgrimage amid heavy rains

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As more than 2 million pilgrims from around the world braved stormy weather in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to begin the annual haj ritual, the country's health minister said there was no sign of any outbreaks of disease.
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U.S. drops agriculture demand from NAFTA talks: Mexico farm lobby

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The United States has dropped a contentious demand from the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement to impose restrictions on Mexican agricultural exports, Mexico's top farm lobby said on Sunday.
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Afghanistan announces Muslim Eid holiday ceasefire with Taliban

Reuters - Κυρ, 2018-08-19 23:17
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced a ceasefire with Taliban insurgents from Monday to mark the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, days after fighting in the central city of Ghazni and a northern province.
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Desperate Venezuelans defy Ecuador's passport rules and cross border

Reuters - Κυρ, 2018-08-19 23:15
Dozens of furious Venezuelan migrants fleeing economic misery in Venezuela for a new life elsewhere on Sunday defied rules requiring they hold a valid passport to cross the border from Colombia into Ecuador, and authorities appeared to be allowing it.
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New Pakistan PM Khan calls for austerity; wants bullet-proof cars sold

Reuters - Κυρ, 2018-08-19 23:01
Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan called on Sunday for the rich to start paying taxes and said the country will begin an austerity drive to reduce debt, a campaign he will kick-start by selling his office's fleet of bullet-proof cars.
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Exclusive: Saudi PIF in talks to invest in aspiring Tesla rival Lucid - sources

Reuters - Κυρ, 2018-08-19 22:48
PIF, the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund that Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk has said could help him fund an offer to take his electric car maker private, is in talks to invest in aspiring Tesla rival Lucid Motors Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
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Pompeo says 'time for peace' as Afghanistan announces ceasefire with Taliban

Reuters - Κυρ, 2018-08-19 22:46
The United States is ready to support and facilitate direct peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday, welcoming a Muslim Eid holiday ceasefire announced by President Ashraf Ghani.
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Netanyahu and Bolton discussions focus on Iran nuclear program

Reuters - Κυρ, 2018-08-19 22:04
White House national security adviser John Bolton arrived in Israel on Sunday on the first leg of an overseas trip, and met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with Iran the focus of talks.
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Tense calm on Brazil-Venezuelan border after anti-immigrant riot

Reuters - Κυρ, 2018-08-19 21:59
Fearful Venezuelan immigrants lined up in smaller numbers to enter Brazil on Sunday at the only border crossing between the two countries one day after violent protests by Brazilian residents drove hundreds back across the frontier.
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Muslims begin annual haj pilgrimage amid heavy rain

Reuters - Κυρ, 2018-08-19 21:54
As nearly 2 million pilgrims from around the world braved heavy rain in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to begin the annual haj ritual, the country's health minister said there was no sign of any outbreaks of disease.
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Backstreet Boys, 98 Degrees concert canceled in Oklahoma after storm injures 14

Reuters - Κυρ, 2018-08-19 21:51
An outdoor concert in Oklahoma featuring 90's boy band favorites Backstreet Boys and 98 Degrees was canceled on Saturday after an intense storm struck the area and injured at least 14 people, venue officials said.
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U.S. Catholics 'sickened' by sex abuse report, stand by their faith

Reuters - Κυρ, 2018-08-19 21:30
Many churchgoers said they were sickened and saddened by a grand jury report detailing widespread sexual abuse by hundreds of priests in Pennsylvania but they would not let the Roman Catholic Church's cover-up dissuade them from their faith.
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Bodies of family found five days after Genoa bridge collapse, death toll hits 43

Reuters - Κυρ, 2018-08-19 20:45
Rescue workers found the bodies of three members of a family in the wreckage of Genoa's collapsed motorway bridge early on Sunday - the last people reported missing in the disaster, bringing the death toll to 43.
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Trump says 'nothing to hide' from Special Counsel Mueller

Reuters - Κυρ, 2018-08-19 18:34
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he had "nothing to hide" from the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, and denied that his top lawyer had turned on him by cooperating with the probe.
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Search operation ended in Genoa, bridge death toll rises to 43

Reuters - Κυρ, 2018-08-19 14:13
The search operation for those missing after a motorway bridge collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa ended overnight after the last three bodies were found, bringing the official death toll to 43.
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