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U.S. Navy to launch fleet-wide probe as search for 10 missing sailors goes on

50 min 37 sec ago
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Ships, aircraft and divers from an international search-and-rescue operation were still looking for 10 missing U.S. sailors on Tuesday after a collision between a U.S. warship and a merchant vessel in waters near Singapore and Malaysia.
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North Korea shipments to Syria chemical arms agency intercepted: U.N. report

5 hours 1 min ago
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country's chemical weapons program were intercepted in the past six months, according to a confidential United Nations report on North Korea sanctions violations.
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A majority of Americans want to preserve Confederate monuments: Reuters/Ipsos poll

5 hours 28 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A majority of Americans think Confederate monuments should be preserved in public spaces, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll, a view that is at odds with efforts in many cities to remove them.
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Sempra Energy to buy Oncor for $9.45 billion in blow for Berkshire

8 hours 3 min ago
(Reuters) - Sempra Energy said it will buy Oncor for $9.45 billion in cash after Energy Future Holdings Corp, which indirectly owns Oncor, abandoned a deal to sell the power transmission company to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc .
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U.S. funds get tougher on climate and diversity, but not CEO pay

8 hours 23 min ago
BOSTON (Reuters) - Even as top U.S. asset managers BlackRock Inc and State Street Corp pressed companies on climate and diversity issues this year, they made few waves on another area of corporate governance: CEO pay.
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J&J ordered to pay $417 million in trial over talc cancer risks

9 hours 7 min ago
(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson on Monday was ordered by a California jury to pay $417 million to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using the company's talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder for feminine hygiene.
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Bill Cosby hires Michael Jackson lawyer for sexual assault retrial

9 hours 18 min ago
(Reuters) - The lawyer who successfully defended Michael Jackson against child molestation charges will represent Bill Cosby when he is retried on sex assault charges later this year, the comedian's spokesman said on Monday.
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Pope says migrants' rights should override national security concerns

11 hours 52 min ago
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis urged political leaders on Monday to defend migrants, saying their safety should take precedence over national security concerns and that they should not be subjected to collective deportations.
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Philippines' Duterte says there could have been abuses in war on drugs

12 hours 46 min ago
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said there could have been abuses in his government's war on drugs and ordered the police to take custody of officers who were involved in the killing of a high school student last week.
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Russia names replacement for Sergei Kislyak as envoy in Washington

14 hours 25 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's next ambassador to Washington will be Anatoly Antonov, a former defense official who is subject to European sanctions over his role in the conflict in Ukraine, the Kremlin announced on Monday.
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'We're the victims,' says father of young Filipino shot dead in war on drugs

14 hours 29 min ago
MANILA (Reuters) - Hundreds of neighbors and left-wing activists marched and lit candles near the spot where a 17-year-old high school student was shot dead by police last week in President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial war on drugs.
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Britain's Big Ben falls silent for four years of renovation work

15 hours 3 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - The "Big Ben" bell in the British parliament's famous clock tower tolled for the last time on Monday before it ceased its regular bongs for four years while renovation work is carried out.
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Despite losing terrain, Islamic State's attacks rose in 2016: study

16 hours 22 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Although Islamic State is losing fighters and territory in Iraq and Syria, it remained the world’s deadliest militant organization last year, according to a report from the University of Maryland.
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China's Great Wall confirms interest in Fiat Chrysler

16 hours 53 min ago
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Great Wall Motor Co Ltd is interested in bidding for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), a company official said on Monday, confirming reports it is pursuing all or part of the owner of the Jeep and Ram truck brands.
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One killed in Marseille after car crashes into bus shelters: police

17 hours 11 min ago
MARSEILLE, France (Reuters) - At least one person was killed and another injured in Marseille on Monday when a car crashed into two bus shelters in different parts of the French city, police said.
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Texas university removes 'white supremacy' statues overnight

17 hours 18 min ago
(Reuters) - The University of Texas at Austin removed the statues of three Confederate-era figures from a main area on campus on Monday, saying they had become symbols of white supremacy and that they were taken down overnight to avoid confrontations.
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Finland's knife attack suspect to appear in court, may be via video link

17 hours 55 min ago
HELSINKI (Reuters) - An 18-year-old Moroccan asylum seeker will appear in court on Tuesday over a knife attack in the city of Turku that killed two women and wounded eight people in what police suspect is Finland's first terrorism-related assault.
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U.S. sharply scales back visa services in Russia after diplomatic row

17 hours 58 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United States said on Monday it was sharply scaling back its visa services in Russia after Moscow cut the number of its diplomatic staff in retaliation over new U.S. sanctions.
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'Extremely dissatisfied' China blames India for border scuffle

18 hours 36 min ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - China laid the blame at India's door on Monday for an altercation along their border in the western Himalayas involving soldiers from both of the Asian giants.
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'America First' protesters face off with opponents at California beach rally

19 hours 12 min ago
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) - Anti-immigration demonstrators faced off against a much bigger crowd of counter-protesters in the Southern California town of Laguna Beach on Sunday, as police kept the opposing sides apart.
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