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FILE PHOTO: Newly appointed Britain’s Minister of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Kwasi Kwarteng, is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – British energy minister Kwasi Kwarteng on Sunday dismissed concerns over potential food, fuel and drug shortages in the event of
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong braced for a major anti-government rally planned for Sunday after an unusually calm Saturday night in what has been a summer of violent protests in the Asian financial hub. Passengers on a city bus watch riot police chase anti-government protesters down Nathan Road in Mong Kok in Hong Kong,
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FILE PHOTO: Argentina’s Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne gestures during a news conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned, saying in a letter seen by Reuters on Saturday he believed the government needed “significant renewal” in its economic team amid a crisis
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks next to Youth Justice Board Adviser Roy Sefa-Attakora during a roundtable on the criminal justice system at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain August 12, 2019. Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor
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FILE PHOTO: An anti-Brexit protester is seen outside the Cabinet Office in London, Britain July 29, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents leaked to
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents leaked to the Sunday Times show. FILE PHOTO: An anti-Brexit protester is pictured outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain
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(Reuters) – Ash Barty lost her chance to regain the number one world ranking after she was unexpectedly beaten in straight sets by Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova in the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Masters on Saturday. Aug 17, 2019; Mason, OH, USA; Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) reacts against Ashleigh Barty (AUS) during the Western and Southern Open
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks next to Youth Justice Board Adviser Roy Sefa-Attakora during a roundtable on the criminal justice system at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain August 12, 2019. Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks next to Youth Justice Board Adviser Roy Sefa-Attakora during a roundtable on the criminal justice system at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain August 12, 2019. Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor
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BEIT UR AL-FAUQA, West Bank (Reuters) – Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States. “May God ruin him,” she says. Tlaib is the grandmother of U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, at the center of an affair
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SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers, two sources familiar with the situation said. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo is pictured at the Shenzhen International Airport
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Thousands of school teachers joined an 11th weekend of anti-government protests in Hong Kong on Saturday, as shops pulled down their shutters and braced for another restive summer night. Weeks of increasingly violent demonstrations have plunged the city into turmoil. Water-filled barricades fortify the airport and government offices. Posters showing bloody
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A logo of Standard Chartered is displayed at the financial Central district in Hong Kong, China November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip (Reuters) – Standard Chartered PLC (STAN.L) is facing a fine for failing to prevent sanctions breaches, Sky News reported on Saturday. Britain’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation, which includes police and intelligence officers as
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FILE PHOTO: Property sale signs are seen outside of a group of newly built houses in west London, Britain, November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Sajid Javid said he would make 600 million pounds available to support the building of 50,000 new homes by investing in necessary infrastructure, the
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama accused Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison of insulting leaders of Pacific island nations during a regional summit earlier this week, and said Chinese officials were far more tactful and better mannered. FILE PHOTO: Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks at the Istana in Singapore, June 7, 2019.
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FILE PHOTO: Dmitry Lapikov of Russia competes in the men’s 105kg weightlifting clean and jerk competition at the World Weightlifting Championships in Goyang, north of Seoul, November 29, 2009. Lapikov took the overall silver medal at the event. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won/File Photo MOSCOW (Reuters) – Another seven Russian weightlifters have been provisionally suspended for doping violations,
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SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers, sources familiar with the situation said. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo is pictured at the Shenzhen International Airport in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was “happy” to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional investigation of the Trump presidency. FILE PHOTO: Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski departs after appearing before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) to resolve a civil suit stemming from its Dieselgate emissions scandal. FILE PHOTO: A Volkswagen logo is pictured in a production line at the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg, Germany March 1, 2019. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File
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