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Not a little list: EU draws up Brexit bill

1 hour 4 min ago
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will next month demand Britain agree to pay a fixed percentage of the EU's outstanding obligations on the day it leaves the bloc, in defiance of a British rejection of that logic as "preposterous".
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U.S. appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump's travel ban

1 hour 22 min ago
(Reuters) - The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia on Thursday refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban for six Muslim-majority nations, in another legal blow to the White House.
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Exclusive: Signs of more trouble in Ivory Coast as hidden hand saves mutineers

1 hour 51 min ago
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - When a rag-tag group of soldiers launched a mutiny in Ivory Coast earlier this month, it looked like they were doomed. A column of elite troops quickly descended to put the mutiny down. The rebels were running out of ammunition and the armories had been locked.
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New Ford CEO relies on veterans to reboot profits

5 hours 29 min ago
BENGALURU/DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co on Thursday outlined a broad reshuffling of senior management under its new chief executive officer, including a new vice president for autonomous and electric vehicles hired away from ride services power Uber.
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S&P, Nasdaq open at record levels after Fed minutes

6 hours 9 min ago
(Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite opened at record highs on Thursday after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting showed policymakers expected the economy to pick up momentum.
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Jobless claims up slightly; four-week average at 44-year low

7 hours 26 min ago
WASHINGTON, May 25 (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week and the four-week moving average of claims fell to a
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OPEC extends oil output cut by nine months to fight glut

7 hours 31 min ago
VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC decided on Thursday to extend cuts in oil output by nine months to March 2018, OPEC delegates said, as the producer group battles a global glut of crude after seeing prices halve and revenues drop sharply in the past three years.
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Some Uber and Lyft riders are giving up their own cars: Reuters/Ipsos poll

8 hours 30 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Wally Nowinski got his first car when he turned 16 in Michigan, the home of the U.S. auto industry. But after two years of living in New York City, he sold his wheels, using ride services, carsharing and bike sharing to get around.
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Iran says it has built third underground ballistic missile factory

8 hours 42 min ago
ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran has built a third underground ballistic missile production factory and will keep developing its missile program, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted a senior commander of the elite Revolutionary Guard as saying.
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Fighting corruption, Ukraine starts to judge its judges

11 hours 41 min ago
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian judge Artur Yemelianov has acknowledged in an online declaration that he owns a Breguet watch worth nearly a third of his annual salary and keeps piles of cash.
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In testing Montana vote for Trump, Republican caught up in brawl

11 hours 46 min ago
MISSOULA, Mont. (Reuters) - A Democratic political novice hopes to pull off a surprise victory in Republican-leaning Montana on Thursday in a special congressional race roiled on the eve of voting by allegations that the Republican candidate physically assaulted a reporter.
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British PM May to challenge Trump over intelligence leaks as police hunt bomb-maker

12 hours 17 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise concerns with Donald Trump on Thursday about U.S. leaks of intelligence on the suicide bombing in Manchester that police fear could hinder a hunt for a possible bomb-maker still at large.
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Lack of new launches leaves Ford playing catchup with GM

14 hours 33 min ago
DETROIT (Reuters) - James Hackett spent the last year plotting Ford Motor Co's long-term self-driving car strategy. In his first week as chief executive, he has more immediate concerns: stopping a skid in North American sales and fending off a market share grab by resurgent archrival General Motors Co.
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As Taliban gain and U.S. weighs troop hike, a widow's plea to 'finish the job'

14 hours 48 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - On a cold morning in January, Alexandra McClintock shoved her bare hands into the pockets of her black jacket and gazed at the endless rows of graves in Arlington National Cemetery, just across the Potomac River from Washington D.C.
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Philippine military seeks to secure troubled city as fighting eases

15 hours 44 min ago
MARAWI, Philippines (Reuters) - Troops began clearing out a southern Philippine city besieged by Islamist militants, with hostilities easing on Thursday after thousands fled as the rebels seized large parts of the city and torched buildings in a battle with government forces.
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Asian shares firm, dollar and U.S. bond yields slip after Fed

May 24, 2017 - 8:31pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares eked out modest gains on Thursday while the dollar and U.S. bond yields slipped after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled a cautious approach to future rate hikes and the reduction of its $4.5 trillion of bond holdings.
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U.S. warship sails within 12 miles of China-claimed reef

May 24, 2017 - 7:29pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, the first such challenge to Beijing under U.S. President Donald Trump.
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Trump faces rougher reception in NATO, EU meetings

May 24, 2017 - 7:05pm
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - After a warm welcome in the Middle East and a "fantastic" visit with the pope, U.S. President Donald Trump walks on shakier ground on Thursday when European Union and NATO leaders will press him on defense, trade, and environmental concerns.
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Egypt blocks 21 websites, including Al Jazeera: state news agency

May 24, 2017 - 6:36pm
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has banned 21 websites, including the main website of Qatar-based al Jazeera television, for "supporting terrorism", state news agency MENA and security sources said on Wednesday.
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Trump tells Duterte of two U.S. nuclear subs in Korean waters: NYT

May 24, 2017 - 3:25pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a call last month with the Philippines' president, U.S. President Donald Trump described North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un as a "madman with nuclear weapons" who could not be let on the loose, according to a leaked Philippine transcript of their call.
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