Italy PM Conte ends debate, heads to president's palace to resign

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 21:40
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte wrapped up a parliamentary debate on his government's future on Tuesday and confirmed he would head straight to President Sergio Mattarella to resign.
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Italian prosecutor orders to seize Open Arms boat, migrants to disembark

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 20:56
An Italian prosecutor ordered to seize the Open Arms ship that has been stranded at sea by the Italian island of Lampedusa for the past 19 days with almost 100 migrants aboard, the prosecutor's office said on Tuesday.
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Greece says has had no request from Iranian oil tanker to dock

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 20:52
Greece said on Tuesday it had not had a request for an oil tanker at the center of a row between Iran and the United States to dock at one of its ports, as Washington warned Greece against helping the vessel.
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U.S. DoJ antitrust chief says working with states on Big Tech probe

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 20:44
The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it investigates the market power of major technology companies, the department's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday.
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Drugmakers Endo, Allergan agree to $15 million in settlements in major opioid case

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 20:39
Endo International Plc and Allergan Plc have agreed to pay $15 million to avoid going to trial in October in a landmark case by two Ohio counties accusing various drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic.
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U.S. removed almost 2.7 million barrels daily of Iranian oil from market: Pompeo

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 20:34
The United States has removed nearly 2.7 million barrels of Iranian oil from global markets daily as a result of Washington's decision to reimpose sanctions on all purchases of Iran's crude, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday.
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Saudi Arabia implements end to travel restrictions for Saudi women: agency

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 19:26
Saudi Arabia has begun allowing adult women to travel without permission and to exercise more control over family matters, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday, following a flurry of royal decrees approving the changes.
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Wall Street treads water after three-day winning streak as financials weigh

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 19:01
U.S. stocks were little changed on Tuesday after three sessions of gains, as lower Treasury yields weighed on financial shares, offsetting a boost from Home Depot's better-than-expected earnings.
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Goldman CEO memo calls Apple Card 'a beginning' on launch day

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 18:52
Goldman Sachs Group Inc officially became a credit-card lender on Tuesday by rolling out its first product with Apple Inc , but the bank has aspirations to grow much bigger in consumer lending, its chief executive said in an internal memo viewed by Reuters.
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Italian PM to resign, denounces Salvini for sinking government

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 18:50
Italy's prime minister announced his resignation on Tuesday as he made a blistering attack on his own interior minister, Matteo Salvini, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal and political gain.
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Italy president seen meeting party chiefs Wednesday on government crisis

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 18:50
Italian President Sergio Mattarella will probably begin formal consultations with party delegations on Wednesday to try to find a way out of the government crisis, an Italian official told Reuters.
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Ex-Republican senator: Facebook has 'significant work' to address conservatives' concerns

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 18:36
A year-long review by a former Republican U.S. senator concludes that Facebook Inc has "significant work to be done to satisfy" concerns on the political right that the social media website is biased against conservatives.
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Exclusive: Cigna seeks sale of group benefits insurance business - sources

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 18:31
U.S. health insurer Cigna Corp is exploring a sale of its group benefits insurance business, which could be valued at as much as $6 billion, four people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
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Safe-havens rise as recession concerns boost hopes for easing

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 18:29
Traditional safe-havens including the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasuries were sought out on Tuesday even as there were signs that more economic stimulus was on its way, as traders focused on concerns over a global deceleration.
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U.S. oil firms challenge pipeline surcharge for steel tariff: filing

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 18:22
Two U.S. shale producers have challenged an energy pipeline operator's proposed surcharge for the Trump administration's 25% tariff on imported steel, raising the stakes for pipeline builders facing higher construction costs.
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EU rebuffs British PM Johnson's Brexit gambit

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 18:20
The European Union on Tuesday rebuffed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that it reopen the Brexit divorce deal, saying Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border.
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Elanco to become No.2 in animal health with $7.6 billion Bayer deal

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 18:06
Elanco Animal Health agreed to buy Bayer's veterinary drugs unit on Tuesday in a cash and stock deal valued at $7.6 billion, creating the second largest maker of medicines for pets and livestock and expanding Elanco's reach online.
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Spain sends warship to pick up migrants off Italy's coast

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 17:58
Spain ordered a naval vessel on Tuesday to the Italian island of Lampedusa to bring migrants stranded there on a rescue boat to Mallorca after some of them jumped overboard, amid a prolonged stand-off with Italy's government over their fate.
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Italy's Salvini says ready to pass budget before elections

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 17:54
Italy's League leader Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he was ready to keep the coalition government alive to approve a 2020 budget and vote in a reform of parliament before heading to early elections.
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Democrat Warren wants to repeal 1994 crime bill, end cash bail

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-08-20 17:53
U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday proposed sweeping changes to federal and state criminal justice systems, including ending cash bail requirements and doing away with a crime bill that rival Joe Biden helped make law.
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