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Trump, UK's Johnson discuss Brexit, economic issues in call

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 03:26
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed Brexit and a U.S.-Britain free trade deal during a phone call on Monday ahead of a Group of Seven summit in France this weekend.
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Besieged Kashmiri neighborhood in test of wills with India's Modi

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 03:21
For more than a week, the young men of Soura, a densely populated enclave in Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, have been taking turns to maintain an around-the-clock vigil at the entry points to their neighborhood.
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U.S. has conveyed its 'strong position' to Greece about Iranian tanker: official

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 02:56
The United States has conveyed its "strong position" to the Greek government about an Iranian tanker that sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar and Washington says is carrying oil to Syria, a State Department official said.
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Release of Iranian tanker 'unfortunate': U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 02:48
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Monday that it was unfortunate an Iranian oil tanker detained off Gibraltar had been allowed to leave.
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Open Arms suggests Italy take rescue ship migrants to Spain

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 01:31
The commanders of a rescue ship with 98 migrants aboard declined to leave Italian waters on Monday, saying that its resources were exhausted and suggesting that Italy's Coast Guard should take the migrants to Spain.
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Top U.S. CEOs say companies should put social responsibility above profit

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 01:09
Corporate America is responsible for providing economic benefits to all, not just its investors, the Business Roundtable group said on Monday.
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Canada's Trudeau under pressure after Britain revokes citizenship of 'Jihadi Jack'

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 00:41
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came under pressure on Monday from the opposition Conservatives who warned against giving any assistance to Jack Letts - a dual citizen dubbed "Jihadi Jack" by the media - after Britain's decision to strip him of his British citizenship.
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Wall Street rallies on hopes of global economic stimulus

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 00:22
U.S. stocks climbed on Monday as reports of stimulus efforts in China and Germany calmed fears of a severe downturn in the global economy that were stoked last week as bond yields fell.
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U.S. attorney general shakes up prison bureau after Epstein death

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 00:20
U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Monday shook up the leadership at the federal Bureau of Prisons, removing its acting chief following the suicide of financier Jeffrey Epstein in a New York City jail.
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General Electric fortifies defense against charges of bogus accounting

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 00:06
General Electric Co reinforced its defense of its accounting practices on Monday after investors asked more questions about an unusual research report last week that accused the jet engine and power plant maker of financial fraud.
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Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 23:48
Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong.
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UK's Johnson to EU: Let's replace backstop with commitment to alternative arrangements

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 23:48
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to European Council President Donald Tusk on Monday to propose replacing the Irish backstop with a commitment to put in place alternative arrangements by the end of a post-Brexit transition period.
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UK PM Johnson writes to Donald Tusk to propose Brexit deal changes

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 23:47
Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to European Council President Donald Tusk on Monday to set out his proposals for reaching a new Brexit deal with the bloc ahead of Britain's planned departure on Oct. 31.
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Global network's nuclear sensors in Russia went offline after mystery blast

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 23:38
The operator of a global network of radioactive-particle sensors said on Monday its two Russian sites closest to a mysterious explosion went offline days after the blast, soon followed by two more, fuelling suspicions that Russia tampered with them.
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Ohio man, one of three alleged thwarted mass shooters, denies charges in court

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 22:57
An alleged self-described white nationalist, one of three men in the United States accused of planning mass shootings in a week, pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that he threatened to attack a Jewish community center, the court clerk said.
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UK PM Johnson discussed economic issues, Brexit in call with Trump: spokesman

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 22:47
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday ahead of a Group of Seven summit in France this weekend, Johnson's office said.
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New York police fire officer who placed Eric Garner in deadly chokehold

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 22:29
The New York Police Department on Monday fired the white officer who used a deadly chokehold on Eric Garner while trying to arrest him in 2014, an incident that helped fuel the "Black Lives Matter" movement in response to police use of force.
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Wall Street rallies as investors cheer global stimulus efforts

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 22:23
U.S. stocks climbed on Monday as reports of stimulus efforts in China and Germany calmed fears of a severe downturn in the global economy that were stoked last week as bond yields fell.
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Democratic hopeful Warren apologizes for Native American ancestry claims

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 22:20
U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Monday apologized again for her claims in the 1980s that she is Native American, speaking to a crowd of tribal leaders in Iowa.
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Planned Parenthood turns down U.S. subsidies in fight over abortion referrals

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 22:16
Planned Parenthood said on Monday it would no longer accept grants 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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