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Elanco to buy Bayer's animal health unit for $7.6 billion

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 13:13
Elanco Animal Health said on Tuesday it would buy Bayer's veterinary drugs unit in a cash and stock deal valued at $7.6 billion, creating the second largest animal health business and expanding Elanco's reach in the pet e-commerce space.
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Hong Kong leader says dialogue and 'mutual respect' offer way out of chaos

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 12:59
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of efforts to restore calm and that talks with non-violent protesters would provide "a way out" for the Chinese-ruled city.
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Tensions build on migrant ship off Italy; 10 jump overboard

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 12:50
Tensions rose on a rescue ship stranded off southern Italy on Tuesday, as 10 of the migrants aboard jumped into the sea and tried to swim ashore, according to the Spanish charity that operates the vessel.
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California tightens restrictions on police use of lethal force

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 12:44
California police officers will be allowed to use lethal force only when "necessary" in response to a threat, instead of the existing standard of "reasonable", under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday.
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Emotions stir in Jerusalem as HBO's 'Our Boys' hits local airwaves

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 12:29
A new HBO series on the killing of a Palestinian youth after three Israeli teens were murdered in a deadly summer five years ago is stirring up painful memories for bereaved families on both sides of the conflict.
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New York officer fired, but tensions still high where Eric Garner died

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 12:27
Hassan Johnson was getting his head shaved on Monday at the same barber shop Eric Garner used to visit.
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China cries foul over Facebook, Twitter block of fake accounts

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 12:26
China said on Tuesday it had a right to put out its own views after Twitter and Facebook said they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong.
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Exclusive: WhatsApp in talks to launch mobile payments in Indonesia - sources

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 12:02
Facebook Inc's messaging service WhatsApp is in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in a bid to tap the nation's fast growing e-commerce sector, people familiar with the matter said.
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Russia accuses U.S. of stoking tensions with missile test: TASS

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 12:02
Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of stoking military tensions by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, but said it would not be drawn into an arms race, TASS news agency reported.
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U.S. envoy offers farm visas to boost asylum deal with Guatemala

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 11:57
In a bid to strengthen an asylum deal forged between Guatemala's outgoing president and the United States, a U.S. official offered on Monday to triple the number of temporary farmworker visas available to Guatemalans.
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Hong Kong leader sees 'way out' of chaos after peaceful protest

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 09:51
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore calm and that talks with non-violent protesters would provide "a way out" for the Chinese-ruled city.
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Climate change could rain on Saudi Aramco's IPO parade

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 09:14
By Clara Denina , Sinead Cruise, Rania El Gamal and Simon Jessop
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Humbled Deutsche Bank faces battle in its own backyard

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 09:13
Online retailer Zalando is just the kind of fast-growing German business with foreign expansion plans that Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Christian Sewing needs to help drive the struggling lender's recovery.
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Asia shares edge up as stimulus hopes temper recession worries

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 09:07
Asian shares rose on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, boosting riskier assets and drawing money from safe-havens such as bonds and gold.
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Planned Parenthood opts out of U.S. subsidies in fight over abortion referrals

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 07:24
Planned Parenthood said on Monday it was withdrawing from a federal program subsidizing reproductive healthcare for low-income women after the Trump administration banned participants in the program from referring women to abortion providers.
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Hong Kong leader sees 'way out' of chaos through dialogue

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 06:36
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore peace and that dialogue with peaceful protesters would provide a "way out" for the Chinese-ruled city.
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Hong Kong leader says she hopes non-violent protest puts city on road to peace

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 05:40
Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hopes a non-violent weekend protest that saw hundreds of thousands take to the streets in an anti-government rally was the beginning of efforts to restore peace in the Chinese-ruled city.
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Space telescope offers rare glimpse of Earth-sized rocky exoplanet

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 04:26
Direct observations from a NASA space telescope have for the first time revealed the atmospheric void of a rocky, Earth-sized world beyond our own solar system orbiting the most common type of star in the galaxy, according to a study released on Monday.
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Asian shares nudge higher on stimulus hopes, recession fears ease

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 04:05
Asian shares extended their gains on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, helping boost riskier assets and drawing money from safe-havens such as bonds and gold.
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Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 03:53
An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports against helping the vessel.
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