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New Zealand resumes mission to retrieve remaining bodies following volcanic eruption

30 min 48 sec ago
New Zealand police said on Saturday they would search in the waters near the volcanic White Island in their attempts to retrieve two remaining bodies, following a fatal eruption earlier this week.
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Trump at brink of impeachment as U.S. House committee approves charges

31 min 37 sec ago
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday took Republican President Donald Trump to the brink of impeachment by approving two charges against him over his efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden.
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Wall Street ends near flat after U.S., China announce trade deal

32 min 32 sec ago
The S&P 500 and the Dow industrials ended little changed on Friday after hitting record highs earlier in the session, as the United States and China announced an initial trade agreement, cooling tensions that have rattled markets.
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Exclusive: Hudson's Bay's take-private deal falls short in shareholder vote - sources

33 min 38 sec ago
Saks Fifth Avenue owner Hudson's Bay Co has fallen short of securing enough shareholder support for a C$1.9 billion($1.4 billion) deal to take the department store operator private, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
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U.S. agency probes 12th Tesla crash tied to possible Autopilot use

45 min 14 sec ago
The U.S. auto safety agency said Friday it will investigate a 12th Tesla crash that may be tied to the vehicle's advanced Autopilot driver assistance system after a Tesla Model 3 rear-ended a parked police car in Connecticut on Saturday.
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Trump lawyer Giuliani at White House as U.S. lawmakers vote on impeachment charges

50 min 40 sec ago
President Donald Trump's private lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, was at the White House on Friday, the same day that a Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives panel approved impeachment charges against Trump.
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Global shares gain, oil rises, but caution lingers on U.S.-China deal

1 hour 1 min ago
Global equity markets and oil prices rose on Friday after China and the United States agreed on an initial trade deal that rolls back some U.S. tariffs in exchange for China's increased purchase of farm goods, coming just ahead of a deadline for a new round of U.S. tariffs.
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UK's Johnson says no to Sturgeon's Scottish referendum demand

1 hour 54 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Friday he would not support her plan for a second independence referendum, clashing just hours after the two leaders emerged triumphant from a national election.
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UK's Johnson and Varadkar vow to help restore N.Irish government

2 hours 11 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Ireland's Leo Varadkar vowed to work together to restore the power sharing government in Northern Ireland on Friday.
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U.S. may impose tariffs on Chinese imports if any disputes: Kudlow

2 hours 13 min ago
The United States could levy tariffs against China if there are any disputes, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said about the U.S.-China "phase one" trade agreement announced on Friday.
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Bloomberg climate plan would halve U.S. carbon emissions in 10 years

2 hours 31 min ago
Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Friday unveiled a climate plan to slash U.S. carbon emissions by 50% in ten years, by slapping tougher pollution standards on new gas-fired power plants and replacing coal with cleaner energy sources like wind and solar.
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'Not my prime minister', protesters march in London against Johnson

2 hours 32 min ago
Several hundred noisy protesters marched through central London on Friday to protest against Britain's election result, chanting "Boris Johnson: Not My Prime Minister" and "Boris, Boris, Boris: Out, Out, Out".
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Factbox: Trump impeachment trial - What happens next?

2 hours 35 min ago
The U.S. House of Representatives will take up impeachment charges against President Donald Trump next week after the House Judiciary Committee on Friday recommended two charges, abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, to the full chamber.
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U.S.-China trade deal swaps tariff rollbacks for farm, energy purchases

2 hours 36 min ago
The United States and China cooled their trade war on Friday, announcing a "Phase one" agreement that reduces some U.S. tariffs in exchange for increased Chinese purchases of American farm products and other goods.
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Exclusive: French want PSA-Fiat board guarantee in $50 billion merger - sources

2 hours 40 min ago
French shareholders in the planned merger of PSA and Fiat Chrysler are seeking reassurances that they will retain a numerical advantage on a combined board if CEO Carlos Tavares leaves, two sources close to PSA said.
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I need a break, says globetrotting Greta

2 hours 45 min ago
Tireless teenage activist Greta Thunberg has been crisscrossing the globe by car, train and boat - but not plane - to demand action on climate change. But now even she needs a rest.
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China to buy additional $32 billion in U.S. farm goods over two years, sign deal in January: USTR

3 hours 5 min ago
China has agreed to buy $32 billion of additional U.S. farm products over two years as part of a phase one trade pact, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told reporters on Friday, adding the deal would be signed the first week of January.
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Wall Street steadies as tech stocks gain on limited trade deal

3 hours 8 min ago
U.S. stocks gained ground in early afternoon trading on Friday after a tumultuous morning, as a limited trade deal between the United States and China paved the way for a rise in technology shares.
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'The fight carries on', anti-Brexit protester says after UK vote

3 hours 11 min ago
For the last two years, demonstrator Steve Bray has become known for his protests outside Westminster, shouting "Stop Brexit" at British lawmakers inside parliament and disrupting live news reports with his pro-European Union banners.
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UK's Johnson tells Sturgeon there will be no new Scottish referendum

3 hours 11 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon on Friday there would be no new independence referendum and said the previous vote in 2014 must be respected.
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