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Zelenskiy seeks broader mandate as Ukraine holds snap parliament election

July 21, 2019 By Maria Tsvetkova and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainians voted in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that is expected to strengthen President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s hold on power, handing the novice ...
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Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls

July 21, 2019 By Linda Sieg and Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could ...
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Iran warns UK against escalating tensions, says crew of seized ship safe

July 21, 2019 By Parisa Hafezi DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s ambassador to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday as a UK official failed to rule out sanctions in response to Tehran’s seizure of a ...
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Hong Kong on security alert as thousands march in fresh wave of protests

July 21, 2019 By Donny Kwok and Felix Tam HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tens of thousands marched in sweltering heat in Hong Kong on Sunday as anti-government protests show no sign of let-up, with anger ...
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UK finance minister to quit over no-deal Brexit if Johnson become PM

July 21, 2019 By Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) – Finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became Britain’s new prime minister because he could not support a leader happy ...
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Future relationship with EU can be changed, Ireland’s Coveney tells new UK PM

July 21, 2019 LONDON (Reuters) – The European Union would be willing to change parts of the political declaration, or agreement on a future relationship with Britain, when the new British prime minister is elected, ...
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U.S. adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute

July 21, 2019 (Reuters) – U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea, two key allies of Washington that are embroiled in a trade dispute. A ...
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Female suicide bomber kills eight in northwest Pakistan

July 21, 2019 DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) – A female suicide bomber in northwestern Pakistan killed at least eight people and wounded 26 more in an attack outside a local civilian hospital on Sunday, ...
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A ‘shy, talented drawer’ – mourner remembers friend lost in Japan arson attack

July 21, 2019 By Tim Kelly and Sam Nussey KYOTO, Japan (Reuters) – The two men, friends since high school, were in touch on social media a week ago about getting together for a drink ...
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Pompeo to meet with Mexico’s foreign minister to discuss immigration, trade

July 21, 2019 MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Sunday to discuss migration and trade, amid heightened bilateral tension ahead of a ...
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Jolie in ‘Eternals’, Ali as ‘Blade’ highlight Marvel’s star-studded slate

July 21, 2019 By Lisa Richwine SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co’s Marvel Studios on Saturday unveiled a star-packed slate of superhero films for the next two years that includes Angelina Jolie in “The ...
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Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’ to set all-time box office record

July 21, 2019 SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Marvel Studios superhero movie “Avengers: Endgame” will claim the top of the global box office charts by Sunday, distributor Walt Disney Co said. “Endgame” ticket sales will overtake ...
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‘Star Trek’ favorites to return with Patrick Stewart in ‘Picard’

July 21, 2019 By Lisa Richwine SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – The upcoming “Star Trek” series about Jean-Luc Picard will reunite the beloved starship commander with android officer Data and other characters from the long-running space ...
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British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days

July 20, 2019 CAIRO (Reuters) – British Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo from Saturday over security concerns, but giving no details about what may have prompted the move. “We constantly review our ...
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Greek PM says 2020 budget will respect fiscal targets

July 20, 2019 By Angeliki Koutantou and Michele Kambas ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece will submit a 2020 budget later this year that will fully respect the fiscal targets agreed with its lenders, newly elected Prime ...
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U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky to remain in Swedish custody, Trump plans to intervene

July 20, 2019 By Helena Soderpalm STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedish prosecutors on Friday extended American rapper A$AP Rocky’s detention by six days amid their ongoing investigation into a street fight in Stockholm as U.S. President ...
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Rating agencies knew of stress at India’s IL&FS, but gave good ratings: audit

July 20, 2019 By Abhirup Roy and Aditya Kalra MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Credit rating agencies for years assigned high ratings to India’s Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) and its group companies despite its ...
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Indian govt seeks to tap foreign lenders for loans to its small firms: sources

July 20, 2019 By Aftab Ahmed and Devjyot Ghoshal NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s government is in talks with foreign lenders to provide as much as $14.5 billion in credit to millions of its small ...
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CBS stations go dark for DirecTV customers amid contract dispute with AT&T

July 20, 2019 (Reuters) – CBS Corp <CBS.N> and AT&T Inc <T.N> failed to renew their contact, resulting in millions of DirecTV subscribers losing access to CBS programming. CBS television stations in over a dozen ...
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Will ECB walk or just talk as rate circus comes to Europe?

July 20, 2019 By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The global march towards lower interest rates reaches Europe this week with the European Central Bank expected at least to signal easier monetary policy, while Turkey’s ...
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Wall Street Week Ahead: Prospect of Fed cut pushing dividend investors into tech, energy

July 20, 2019 By David Randall NEW YORK (Reuters) – An expected interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month is pushing yield-oriented U.S. fund managers further afield in search of income at ...
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White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: sources

July 20, 2019 By David Shepardson and Alexandra Alper WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the U.S. ban on ...
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A rally and a redirect: why the markets are so focused on the Fed

July 19, 2019 By David Randall, Trevor Hunnicutt and Lewis Krauskopf NEW YORK (Reuters) – When New York Fed President John Williams talked about the need to “vaccinate the economy” on Thursday, markets listened. And ...
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BOJ’s Kuroda says he disagrees with modern monetary theory

July 19, 2019 NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Friday denounced an economic philosophy that encourages the use of government spending as a primary policy tool to boost employment. Speaking ...
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Confusion builds over U.S. ban on Chinese surveillance technology

July 19, 2019 By Bryan Pietsch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Contractors who buy and install Hikvision and Dahua surveillance systems told U.S. officials on Friday that an ambiguous law that bans purchases from the two Chinese ...
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New ‘Cats’ movie trailer brings out the claws

July 19, 2019 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The star-laden movie version of hit stage musical “Cats” released its first trailer on Thursday, but first impressions were far from cuddly. The movie, to be released in ...
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Take Five: Preparing for a prime minister, PMIs and policymakers

July 19, 2019 LONDON (Reuters) – 1/ROAD TO NO. 10 Investors will wake on July 24 to a new British prime minister. Boris Johnson, the face of the Leave campaign in the 2016 Brexit referendum, ...
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Fed’s Bullard sees cryptocurrencies shifting U.S. financial system

July 19, 2019 NEW YORK (Reuters) – Cryptocurrencies are changing the U.S. currency system in ways that may facilitate illegal activity and instability in prices, St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Friday ...
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UK delay on Huawei 5G decision harming ties, lawmakers say

July 19, 2019 By Jack Stubbs and Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) – A powerful committee of British lawmakers on Friday urged the next prime minister to decide quickly on the role China’s Huawei will have ...
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Italy’s watchdog says single network controlled by TIM would be ‘backward step’

July 19, 2019 ROME (Reuters) – A single network entity controlled by Italy’s former monopoly phone group Telecom Italia (TIM) <TLIT.MI> would be a “backward step”, the country’s communication watchdog chief Angelo Cardani said on ...
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Russian lawmakers propose making local software mandatory on smartphones

July 19, 2019 MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian lawmakers want to make it a legal requirement for all smartphones, computers and smart TV sets sold in Russia to come pre-installed with certain Russian software in a ...
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Toyota, China’s BYD team up to develop battery EVs

July 19, 2019 TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor said it would develop battery electric vehicles (EVs) and batteries with BYD Co Ltd, in a sign it was ramping up partnerships with Chinese players as planned ...
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SoftBank raises $270 million via Seoul unit for early-stage investments

July 19, 2019 By Sam Nussey TOKYO (Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp said on Friday its Seoul-based venture capital unit focusing on early-stage investments has raised a 317 billion won ($270 million) fund. SoftBank Ventures ...
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ITV, BBC to offer BritBox at 6 pounds per month in UK

July 19, 2019 (Reuters – British broadcasters ITV and the BBC said on Friday they would launch streaming service BritBox in the UK at nearly 6 pounds ($7.51) per month, giving subscribers access to hit ...
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Wirecard to handle card payments for ALDI supermarket chains

July 19, 2019 FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Wirecard, the German payments company, said on Friday it had signed an agreement with supermarket chains ALDI Nord and ALDI Sued to process card payments at all their stores ...
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