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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Brexit Minister Dominic Raab said he was confident a good deal with the European Union remained in sight, but it was right to set out a “measured and proportionate” approach outlining the risks if the two sides cannot agree. Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Dominic Raab looks
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CANBERRA (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s tenure looked doomed on Thursday with his government adjourning parliament to struggle with an internecine leadership battle which saw ministers desert Turnbull and call for a second leadership vote. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull reacts during House of Representatives Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia,
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HONOLULU (Reuters) – Hawaii residents scrambled for water and ramen noodles in stores on Wednesday as Hurricane Lane bore down on the U.S. islands and authorities urged people to prepare for “life threatening” floods and landslides. Though the hurricane weakened slightly as it spun across the Pacific Ocean, it remained a powerful Category 4 storm,
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The New York Yankees placed left-hander Aroldis Chapman on the 10-day disabled list due to left knee tendinitis on Wednesday, one day after he departed a game against the Miami Marlins. Aug 21, 2018; Miami, FL, USA; New York Yankees relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman (54) delivers a pitch in the twelfth inning against the Miami
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(Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday rejected applications for nine bitcoin-based exchange-traded funds (ETF) from three separate companies. FILE PHOTO: The seal of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission hangs on the wall at SEC headquarters in Washington, U.S., June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo ETF provider Direxion proposed to
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House pushed back forcefully on Wednesday against suggestions that a plea deal struck by President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen implicated Trump in a crime. “As the president has said, we’ve stated many times, he did nothing wrong. There are no charges against him,” press secretary Sarah Sanders said
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HONOLULU (Reuters) – Hawaii residents already reeling from months of explosive eruptions from Kilauea volcano braced on Wednesday for Hurricane Lane, which was bearing down on the U.S. island chain with high winds and lashing rains and the potential to trigger flooding and landslides. Mark Antolin and his son load sand to fill sand bags
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(Reuters) – Powerful Hurricane Lane weakened slightly as it swirled toward Hawaii on Wednesday but U.S. forecasters warned that its heavy rains and life-threatening winds still posed a major threat to the Pacific island chain. Hurricane Lane, upgraded to a Category 5 storm, is pictured approaching Hawaii, U.S. in this August 21, 2018 handout satellite
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SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday condemned U.S. sanctions against Russia as counter-productive, but said a summit he had held last month with U.S. President Donald Trump had still been useful. Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a joint news conference with his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto following their meeting at
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LONDON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Iran warned on Wednesday it would hit U.S. and Israeli targets if it were attacked by the United States after President Donald Trump’s security adviser said Washington would exert maximum pressure on Tehran going beyond economic sanctions. FILE PHOTO – Iranian cleric Ayatollah Seyed Ahmad Khatami delivers a sermon during Friday prayers
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LONDON (Reuters) – Investigators said on Wednesday they had found a “sophisticated” illegal gun factory in Sussex, southern England, and had made three arrests as part of an inquiry into the criminal production of firearms. The interior of an illegal gun factory is seen in this photograph released by the National Crime Agency in Hailsham,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Stocks faltered and bonds rose on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump’s political position was threatened by the criminal convictions of two former advisers, while the U.S. dollar steadied after five consecutive days of losses. FILE PHOTO: Traders work at Frankfurt’s stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, April 6, 2018. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski S&P
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