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 2018-07-23 15:26 

Reuters

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Curacao mulling 15 firms to replace Venezuela as refinery operator...

Curacao's Isla refinery is considering offers from 15 companies interested in temporarily operating the 335,000-barrel-per-day facility to replace the current operator, Venezuela's ailing PDVSA state oil company, the refinery and the Curacao gover...

 2018-07-23 15:25 

Reuters

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Report: Isaiah Thomas called Celtics about reunion...

Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge was open to a reunion with Isaiah Thomas, who reportedly phoned the team about a reunion before signing a one-year deal with the Denver Nuggets....

 2018-07-23 15:24 

Reuters

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Colombia's central bank seen holding interest rate at 4.25 percent in July: Reuters poll...

Colombia's central bank will keep its interest rate stable at Friday's meeting, a decision that may extend through the remainder of the year given short-term inflationary pressure and a recovering economy, according to a Reuters poll....

 2018-07-23 15:22 

Reuters

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Equinor's UK Mariner oil platform faces further strike action...

Equinor's Mariner oil platform in the UK North Sea is facing further strike action after GMB union said on Monday its members had voted to stop work in a dispute over pay, probably in the autumn, days after another union also threatened a strike....

 2018-07-23 15:22 

NBC News

Houston police release sketch of man suspected of killing Bush's former doctor...

Dr. Mark Hausknecht can be seen in the surveillance images riding his bike to work with the suspect riding behind him....

 2018-07-23 15:21 

Reuters

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UPDATE 1-U.N. court orders UAE to lift measures against Qataris...

The United Arab Emirates was ordered by the highest U.N. court on Monday to immediately allow Qatari families affected by a dispute between the countries to reunite, imposing the measure before it hears the full case filed by Qatar at a later date....

 2018-07-23 15:21 

Reuters

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China probes stainless steel imports from Indonesia, EU, Japan, South Korea...

China began an anti-dumping investigation on Monday into stainless steel imports worth $1.3 billion, including from a privately owned Chinese mill with operations offshore, after complaints of damage to the local industry....

 2018-07-23 15:20 

Reuters

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EMERGING MARKETS-LatAm currencies walk back gains after rally sparked by Trump...

All major Latin Americancurrencies fell against the dollar on Monday, paring gainsfollowing a rally last week sparked by public comments from U.S.President Donald Trump advocating a weaker greenback. Regional currencies, particularly Brazil's real, su...

 2018-07-23 15:19 

Reuters

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Chinese aluminum foil maker sues U.S. over anti-dumping duties...

Chinese aluminum foil producer Shantou Wanshun Package Material Stock Co on Monday said its subsidiary is suing the United States over twin anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties Washington imposed on its shipments....

 2018-07-23 15:17 

Reuters

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UPDATE 3-China probes stainless steel imports from Indonesia, EU, Japan, S.Korea...

China began an anti-dumping investigation on Monday into stainless steel imports worth $1.3 billion, including from a privately owned Chinese mill with operations offshore, after complaints of damage to the local industry....

 2018-07-23 15:16 

Reuters Africa

Bangladesh charges eight over 2016 cafe attack, frees British suspect...

Bangladesh police have charged eight militants over a 2016 attack on a cafe in Dhaka that killed 22 people, and freed a British suspect detained without charge for the past two years....

 2018-07-23 15:15 

Reuters

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Brazil's Workers Party plans to raise taxes on banks if candidate is elected...

Brazil's Workers' Party intends to raise taxes on banks as a way to force them to reduce their margins and charge less from consumers if it elects a president in October, former Sao Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad told Reuters....

 2018-07-23 15:14 

Reuters

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Mizuho's U.S. unit to pay $1.25 million penalty: U.S. SEC...

The U.S. unit of Mizuho Financial Group Inc will pay $1.25 million penalty over what U.S. financial regulators said was its...

 2018-07-23 15:13 

Deutsche Welle

'Warlord' Afghan vice president returns from exile to ease political tension...

Accused of rape and torture, Abdul Dostum, a notorious warlord and Afghanistan's vice president, has returned from exile. He was greeted in Kabul by throngs of supporters — and a deadly bomb attack....

 2018-07-23 15:12 

Reuters

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U.S. FDA staff raises efficacy doubts on GSK's lung disease treatment...

U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff reviewers have raised doubts over the effectiveness of GlaxoSmithKline Plc's drug Nucala in treating a disease that limits airflow to the lungs....

 2018-07-23 15:12 

Reuters

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U.S. FDA staff raises efficacy doubts on GSK's lung disease treatment...

U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff reviewers have raised doubts over the effectiveness of GlaxoSmithKline Plc's drug Nucala in treating a disease that limits airflow to the lungs....

 2018-07-23 15:10 

Reuters

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UPDATE 1-Chinese aluminium foil maker sues U.S. over anti-dumping duties...

Chinese aluminum foil producer Shantou Wanshun Package Material Stock Co on Monday said its subsidiary is suing the United States over twin anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties Washington imposed on its shipments....

 2018-07-23 15:10 

Reuters

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Mizuho's U.S. unit to pay $1.25 mln penalty -U.S. SEC...

The U.S. unit of Mizuho Financial Group Inc will pay $1.25 million penalty over what U.S. financial regulators said was its...

 2018-07-23 15:09 

Washington Post

As heat hits Japan, cooling tech goes on display...

As deadly heat hit Japan in July, a trade fair in Tokyo offered some prospects for relief like industrial strength mist sprayers, road coatings to absorb the heat and a jacket with built-in fans....

 2018-07-23 15:09 

Reuters

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Bangladesh charges eight over 2016 cafe attack, frees British suspect...

Bangladesh police have charged eight militants over a 2016 attack on a cafe in Dhaka that killed 22 people, and freed a British suspect detained without charge for the past two years....

 2018-07-23 15:08 

Reuters

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UK to set out more details of Brexit plans on Tuesday - Martin Callanan...

Britain's government will publish proposals on Tuesday setting out more details of how it plans to leave the European Union, a junior Brexit minister said on Monday....

 2018-07-23 15:07 

Reuters

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UK to set out more details of Brexit plans on Tuesday: minister...

Britain's government will publish proposals on Tuesday setting out more details of how it plans to leave the European Union, a junior Brexit minister said on Monday....

 2018-07-23 15:04 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's Eskom considering asset sales, staff cuts after big loss...

South Africa's struggling state-run power firm Eskom said on Monday it was considering cutting staff and selling assets after reporting a $171 million loss which underlined the gravity of its financial position....

 2018-07-23 15:03 

Fox News

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France's FM visits Libya to boost reconciliation deal...

France's foreign minister visited Libya on Monday to encourage holding elections in the north African country later this year as part of a reconciliation agreement reached by the country's main political rivals in Paris in May....

 2018-07-23 15:02 

Radio Free Asia

Woman Who Splashed Xi Jinping Poster Sent to Psychiatric Hospital...

Dong Yaoqiong is being held under guard in the Zhuzhou No. 3 Hospital in the central Chinese province of Hunan....

 2018-07-23 15:02 

Breitbart London

Leftists, Senior Tories Fight to Save ISIS Killers from Execution, Despite Public Support for Death Penalty...

Leftists and senior Tories are upset that Sajid Javid is not trying to save alleged Islamic State killers from U.S. death sentences....

 2018-07-23 15:00 

Washington Post

Greece: Heatwave closes Acropolis for several hours...

The ancient Acropolis has been closed to visitors for three hours due to a heatwave in the Greek capital....

 2018-07-23 14:59 

NBC News

Florida's 'stand your ground' law under scrutiny after father killed over parking spot...

The State Attorney's Office is expected to review how Markeis McGlockton, 28, was fatally shot last Thursday by Michael Drejka, 47....

 2018-07-23 14:58 

Washington Post

Colombia halts bidding on excavation of historic shipwreck...

The excavation of a Spanish ship that sank off the coast of Colombia with a trove of silver and gold now worth billions will have to wait a bit longer....

 2018-07-23 14:58 

Reuters

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Coast Guard begins to raise Missouri boat after deadly sinking...

The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday began dredging up the...

 2018-07-23 14:57 

dpa

German federation emphatic in denial of racism in Oezil case...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2018-07-23 14:56 

Reuters

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Tennessee dismisses DL Thaxton...

Tennessee defensive lineman Ryan Thaxton was dismissed from the team following his domestic violence arrest....

 2018-07-23 14:55 

Deutsche Welle

Amy Winehouse: A tragic life that still resonates...

Amy Winehouse was an exceptional talent whose wild and too brief career was cut short seven years ago today. On July 23, 2011, the soul singer died of alcohol poisoning and became yet another member of the "27 Club."...

 2018-07-23 14:54 

Reuters

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Motor racing: Hamilton's German win owes something to 'four-poster bed'...

Lewis Hamilton dug deep into his past to explain Sunday's stunning German Grand Prix victory and came up with a...

 2018-07-23 14:53 

Washington Post

Mexico sees 16 percent rise in murders in 1st half of 2018...

Homicides in Mexico have risen 16 percent in the first half of 2018, as the country again breaks its records for violence....

 2018-07-23 14:53 

Deutsche Welle

DFB regrets Mesut zil's decision to quit Germany, rejects suggestions of racism...

The DFB has issued a statement responding to the criticism that it has received since Mesut zil announced that he had quit the national team. It rejected any suggestion of racism and stressed its integration work....

 2018-07-23 14:52 

Reuters

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JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley picked to advise on Aramco's SABIC deal: sources...

JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley have been picked to advise on Saudi Aramco's potential acquisition of a stake in petrochemical maker SABIC , four sources familiar with the matter said....

 2018-07-23 14:52 

Reuters

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Sterling falls to three-week low against yen, struggles vs dollar...

Sterling fell to a three-week low against a resurgent yen on Monday after the Japanese currency received a boost from reports that the central bank was contemplating scaling back its stimulus....

 2018-07-23 14:51 

Reuters

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Market still unclear about size of drought-hit German wheat crop...

The market is still uncertain about the size of Germany's drought-damaged wheat crop as harvesting spreads northwards to areas which have suffered most from the dry weather, traders and analysts said on Monday....

 2018-07-23 14:50 

Reuters

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Wall Street lower as Amazon, technology stocks drag...

U.S. stock indexes dipped on Monday, led by losses in shares of Amazon and technology companies, as investors awaited quarterly reports from a host of marquee names to gauge the impact of an escalating trade conflict between the United States and China....

 2018-07-23 14:50 

Reuters

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JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley picked to advise on Aramco's SABIC deal -sources...

JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley have been picked to advise on Saudi Aramco's potential acquisition of a stake in petrochemical maker SABIC , four sources familiar with the matter said....

 2018-07-23 14:49 

Reuters

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U.S. sets hearing dates for proposed new tariffs on Chinese goods...

The U.S. Trade Representative's office said on Monday it would hold public hearings July 24 and 25 on its proposal to impose tariffs on a list of $16 billion worth of Chinese goods in response to what it claims are Beijing's unfair trade practices...

 2018-07-23 14:49 

Breitbart London

UK Govt Warns No-Deal 'Hard' Brexit 'A Very Real Risk'...

BERLIN (AP) - Britain's top diplomat warned Monday that the country could crash out of the European Union next year without an agreement on future | Breitbart London...

 2018-07-23 14:49 

Euronews

New study reveals smartphone use may affect teenagers' memory...

Swiss researchers warn increased exposure to radiation from mobile phones may impact memory in teenagers....

 2018-07-23 14:48 

Breitbart Jerusalem

Ancient Boulder Dislodges from Western Wall, Crashes Prayer Platform...

A large boulder from the Western Wall was dislodged from the ancient structure on Monday, tumbling down onto an egalitarian prayer platform....

 2018-07-23 14:48 

Reuters

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EU Commission opens in-depth probe into Thales, Gemalto deal...

The European Commission on Monday said it had opened an in-depth investigation into the 4.8-billion-euro ($5.62 billion) purchase of digital security company Gemalto by French aeronautics and space group Thales ....

 2018-07-23 14:47 

Reuters

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U.S. home sales fall as prices hit record high...

U.S. home sales unexpectedly fell in June, posting their third straight monthly decline as a persistent shortage of properties on the market drove house prices to a record high, likely sidelining some potential buyers....

 2018-07-23 14:47 

Washington Post

EU seeks solution to Italy's concerns over migrant mission...

Italy's foreign minister says Rome will allow migrants rescued by a European Union naval operation to land over the coming weeks while EU nations figure out how to divide up new arrivals....

 2018-07-23 14:47 

CBC

Al-Shabaab says it stormed Somali military base, killing 27 troops...

Al-Shabaab fighters attacked a military base with a suicide car bomb in the south of Somalia, killing 27 soldiers, the group says....

 2018-07-23 14:46 

Reuters

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EU opens in-depth investigation into German copper merger...

The European Commission said on Monday it had started an in-depth investigation into German copper producer KME's purchase of German peer Mansfelder Kupfer und Messing (MKM), noting it was concerned such a deal would reduce competition....

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