'Easy Rider' actor Peter Fonda dead at age 79

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-08-17 03:28
Oscar nominated actor Peter Fonda, who played a cool and introspective motorcyclist in the 1969 film "Easy Rider" that captured the spirit of the era's counterculture movement, died on Friday at age 79, his family said in a statement.
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U.S. warrant issued for seizure of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-08-17 02:14
A U.S. court has issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, a court document showed on Friday.
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U.S. removes some Chinese furniture, modems from planned 10% tariffs

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-08-17 02:06
The Trump administration is sparing some Chinese-made household furniture, baby items and internet modems and routers from its next rounds of 10% tariffs, it said on Friday.
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Official autopsy concludes Epstein death's was suicide by hanging

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-08-17 02:00
New York City's chief medical examiner determined on Friday that suicide by hanging was the cause of death for financier Jeffrey Epstein, whose body was found six days ago in a Manhattan jail cell while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.
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Computers coming back online after Customs outage at U.S. airports

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-08-17 01:56
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said its computers were coming back online and travelers were being processed after a nationwide computer outage earlier on Friday at U.S. airports.
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Wall Street Week Ahead: Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-08-17 01:49
Lower U.S. interest rates could help support outperforming U.S. homebuilder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook.
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Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-08-17 01:08
Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday.
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Thousands of travelers delayed at U.S. airports by computer outage

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-08-17 01:02
Thousands of travelers at U.S. airports faced delays late on Friday because of an nationwide outage of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) processing systems, officials said.
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North Korea's Kim oversaw the test-firing of new weapon again: KCNA

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-08-17 00:46
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of a new weapon again on Friday morning, state media KCNA said on Saturday.
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Autopsy finds Epstein death was suicide by hanging: medical examiner

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-08-17 00:23
An autopsy has determined that financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was found dead in jail while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, died of suicide by hanging, New York's Office of Chief Medical Examiner said on Friday.
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Wall Street ends sharply higher on German stimulus optimism

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-08-17 00:20
U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday as an ebbing bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the equities market, closing the book on a tumultuous week.
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Schools, telephone lines to reopen in Kashmir after lockdown

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 23:50
Authorities began restoring some telephone lines in Indian Kashmir on Friday night, the top state official said, as heavy security prevented some protests in the region's main city of Srinagar from getting out of control.
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Dollar firms, global stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 23:28
U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday on expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates but the dollar pared gains against the euro after a report said the German government was prepared to take on new debt to lift the economy.
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U.S. appeals court deals partial setback to Trump rule to curtail asylum

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 22:57
A U.S. appeals court on Friday dealt a setback to the Trump administration attempt to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border, but stopped short of applying its decision nationwide.
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Exclusive: Fed's Mester weighing argument for U.S. rate cut

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 22:03
One Federal Reserve policymaker who opposed the Fed's recent rate cut is considering whether to support such a move now given risks that a U.S.-China trade war and global slowdown could derail the economy.
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U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions'

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 22:01
U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against U.S. Democrats ahead of elections in both countries.
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China says U.N. council members think India, Pakistan should refrain from unilateral action in Kashmir

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 21:20
U.N. Security Council members believe India and Pakistan should refrain from taking unilateral action over the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir, China's U.N. envoy said on Friday after the council met on the issue for the first time in decades.
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Wall Street jumps on German stimulus hopes

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 21:19
Technology shares led Wall Street's advance on Friday as a waning bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the market at the close of a turbulent week.
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Democratic, Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 21:08
Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks to extend its authoritarian reach" over the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday.
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Trump held conference call with big bank CEOs amid market turmoil -source

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 20:39
President Donald Trump held a conference call on Wednesday with the chief executives of the three largest Wall Street banks as financial markets were in turmoil, one source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday.
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