Bavarian premier rejects 'paying out more money' for euro zone

Reuters - 32 min 22 sec ago
BERLIN (Reuters) - Bavarian premier Markus Soeder took aim on Thursday at a euro zone reform blueprint that Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed with France this week, rejecting the idea of German taxpayers' money being used to help other members of the single currency project.
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New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern gives birth to baby girl

Reuters - 51 min 58 sec ago
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to her first child, a girl, on Thursday, Ardern said in a posting on Instagram.
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The President's effort at immigration damage control could cause a long list of fresh complications

Associated Press - 1 hour 10 min ago
President Donald Trump's biggest reversal is sparking fresh political and legal chaos -- and new accusations of inhumanity toward undocumented migrant children split from their parents at the southern border.
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'Hate narratives' from abroad drive Myanmar communities apart, Suu Kyi says

Reuters - 1 hour 30 min ago
YANGON (Reuters) - "Hate narratives" from abroad have driven communities in Myanmar further apart, the Southeast Asian nation's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, said in a social media statement on Thursday.
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PM May asked defense minister to justify UK status as 'tier one' military power: FT

Reuters - 1 hour 33 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May asked her defense minister to justify the United Kingdom's status as a "tier one" military power, sending shockwaves through the defense establishment just weeks before a major NATO summit, the Financial Times reported.
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Romanian ruling party conjures parallel state fears in legal 'blitzkrieg'

Reuters - 2 hours 44 min ago
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - When Stelian Ion set aside law for politics he was hoping to fight for Romania's environment. Instead the opposition lawmaker finds himself in a battle with the ruling party over fundamental changes to criminal law.
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Japan to halt missile attack drills after Trump-Kim summit: Kyodo

Reuters - 2 hours 58 min ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has decided to halt drills to prepare for a North Korean missile attack after a historic summit between the leaders of the United States and North Korea eased tension, Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday.
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Australia $106-billion income tax cuts seen boosting PM re-election bid

Reuters - 3 hours 18 min ago
CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia passed a A$144 billion ($106 billion) package of income tax cuts on Thursday after right-wing leader Pauline Hanson backed the legislation, potentially boosting the re-election prospects of the center-right government.
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Pete Davidson confirms engagement to Ariana Grande

Associated Press - 3 hours 31 min ago
No joke here: Ariana Grande is engaged to "Saturday Night Live" performer Pete Davidson.
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Summer solstice: It's all about sex

Associated Press - 3 hours 43 min ago
In the Northern Hemisphere, the summer solstice has a history of stirring libidos, and it's no wonder.
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Grandmother in El Salvador prays for detained granddaughter

Reuters - 3 hours 56 min ago
ARMENIA, El Salvador (Reuters) - Ana Henriquez prays that her six-year-old granddaughter will soon be reunited with her mother, even if it means that they are both deported back to El Salvador.
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As Fukushima residents return, some see hope in nuclear tourism

Reuters - 4 hours 11 min ago
FUKUSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - On a cold day in February, Takuto Okamoto guided his first tour group to a sight few outsiders had witnessed in person: the construction cranes looming over Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
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Bernie Sanders: Trump thinks like an authoritarian

Associated Press - 5 hours 10 min ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders said President Donald Trump's zero tolerance immigration policy shows Trump is thinking like an authoritarian who believes his anti-immigrant policies will help him win votes.
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China says will maintain normal relations with Iran

Reuters - 5 hours 17 min ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will maintain normal relations with Iran, the Commerce Ministry in Beijing said on Thursday.
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Don Lemon: Trump couldn't defend the indefensible

Associated Press - 5 hours 17 min ago
CNN's Don Lemon says President Trump reversed his own zero tolerance immigration policy that separated children from their families, after his administration could not continue to defend the indefensible.
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Despite executive order, families may not be put back together

Associated Press - 5 hours 18 min ago
President Donald Trump's executive order reversing course on family separations has not changed anything in terms of putting families that have already been separated back together, a government official confirmed Wednesday.
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China Vice Premier Liu to meet EU delegation next week

Reuters - 5 hours 22 min ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will meet with a senior European Union delegation in Beijing next week, China's Commerce Ministry said on Thursday.
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U.S. identifies North Korea missile test site it says Kim committed to destroy

Reuters - 5 hours 35 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The missile engine test site that President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had committed to destroy is a major facility in the western part of the country that has been used for testing engines for long-range missiles, according to a U.S. official.
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Trump says North Korea has returned remains of 200 U.S. war dead

Reuters - 5 hours 40 min ago
DULUTH, Minn. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said North Korea had returned on Wednesday the remains of 200 U.S. troops missing from the Korean War, although there was no official confirmation of the move from military authorities.
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