Germany disappointed by May's Brexit plan, suggests second referendum

Reuters - 1 hour 7 min ago
German Justice Minister Katarina Barley said on Tuesday she was disappointed by British Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to break a deadlock over Brexit and suggested Britain hold a second referendum.
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British Labour leader Corbyn curves toward new EU referendum option

Reuters - 1 hour 7 min ago
British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn moved a step closer to paving the way for another referendum on European Union membership by trying to use parliament to grab control of Brexit from Prime Minister Theresa May.
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UK Brexit minister: We are working on what to ask from the EU

Reuters - 1 hour 7 min ago
Britain is still working on what to ask from the European Union to allay lawmaker concerns over the backup plan that aims to prevent a hard border on Ireland, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Tuesday.
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China says U.S., Canada abused extradition agreement over Huawei executive Meng

Reuters - 1 hour 10 min ago
China said on Tuesday that the United States and Canada had abused their extradition agreement in the case of arrested Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, after Canada's ambassador to the United States said it would proceed with formal extradition.
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Turkey planning international investigation into Khashoggi case: minister

Reuters - 1 hour 10 min ago
Turkey is planning to launch an international investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and will take further steps in coming days, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying by state-owned media.
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Gabriel's journey: A transgender Spaniard makes the change

Reuters - 1 hour 13 min ago
Gabriel Diaz de Tudanca is a 19-year-old Spaniard who, although born a girl, identified as male from early childhood.
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Death toll from ship blaze near Crimea rises to 14: TASS

Reuters - 1 hour 49 min ago
The death toll from a fire on board two ships in the Kerch Strait near Crimea has risen to 14, TASS news agency cited a source in Russia's emergency services as saying.
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Cambodian leader, in Beijing, says China pledges nearly $600 million in aid

Reuters - 2 hours 25 min ago
China has pledged 4 billion yuan ($588 million) in aid to Cambodia from 2019 to 2021, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Tuesday, highlighting strong ties between Beijing and Phnom Penh amid a European Union threat of trade sanctions.
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Zimbabwe to investigate misconduct by security forces in protests: Mnangagwa

Reuters - 2 hours 40 min ago
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Tuesday that misconduct by security forces reacting to protests over fuel price hikes would be investigated, but he added the increases were the right thing to do.
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Analysis: 2020 Democrats confront how to deal with Trump

Associated Press - 2 hours 44 min ago
There is a common challenge confronting all of the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls: how to take on Donald Trump while maintaining their dignity, sanity and message control.
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Magnitude 6.6 quake strikes off Indonesia's Sumbawa: USGS

Reuters - 3 hours 18 min ago
An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck south of the Indonesian town of Raba, off the central island of Sumbawa, the U.S. Geological Survey said, the second quake to hit the area on Tuesday.
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Zimbabwe will investigate misconduct by security forces over protests: Mnangagwa

Reuters - 3 hours 19 min ago
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Tuesday that misconduct by security forces against people protesting over fuel price hikes would be investigated.
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In 4 days, 3 viral videos showed there's always more to the story

Associated Press - 3 hours 36 min ago
A series of viral videos over the past few days proved that there's always more than one side to every story. But whether they give us the full picture is another question.
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Economists aren't the only ones worried about a recession

Associated Press - 3 hours 43 min ago
A growing number of economists predict that the United States will experience a recession sometime later this year or in 2020. Investors are starting to worry about a downturn, too.
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Macau, Beijing police arrest 37 in crackdown on illicit banking

Reuters - 3 hours 57 min ago
Police in Macau and mainland China detained 39 suspects in an underground lending case involving more than 30 billion yuan ($4.42 billion), as China steps up measures to reduce economic risks and clamp down on illicit capital outflows.
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Northern Ireland police says Londonderry security alerts were hoaxes

Reuters - 4 hours 3 min ago
Northern Ireland police said the three security alerts they were examining in Londonderry on Monday have ended after the department confirmed the incidents, including one where they carried out a controlled explosion, to be hoaxes.
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No public details on crashed Lion Air voice recorder until final report: Indonesian official

Reuters - 4 hours 21 min ago
Indonesian authorities do not plan to provide a public update on the contents of a cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air jet that crashed, killing 189 people, until a final report is released in August or September, an official said on Tuesday.
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U.S. to formally seek extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou: Globe And Mail

Reuters - 4 hours 33 min ago
The United States has informed the Canadian government that it plans to proceed with a formal request to extradite Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou on allegations violation of U.S. sanctions against Iran, the Globe and Mail reported on Monday.
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