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A vote reversed - What is the path back from Brexit?

To leave, or not to leave: Two and a half years since the United Kingdom voted to exit the EU, that is still the question.


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Posted 2018/11/16 23:50:30

Amid progress against California blaze, number of missing soars

Family members and survivors on Friday sought news of the 630 people considered missing after the deadliest wildfire in California history reduced much of the town of Paradise to ash and charred rubble, and killed 63.


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Posted 2018/11/16 23:04:29

PG&E shares surge 40 percent on report regulator wants to avoid bankruptcy from wildfire

PG&E Corp shares soared 40 percent in after-hours trade on Thursday following a report that a regulatory official told investors the agency does not want the utility to go into bankruptcy should it be found responsible for this month's deadly wildfire in northern California.


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Posted 2018/11/16 22:53:03

Ex-Trump strategist Bannon says EU is trying to thwart Brexit

U.S. President Donald Trump’s former political strategist, Steve Bannon, said on Friday that the European Union was trying to thwart Brexit.


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Posted 2018/11/16 22:42:14

A vote reversed - What is the path back from Brexit?

To leave, or not to leave: More than two and a half years since the United Kingdom voted to exit the EU, that is still the question.


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Posted 2018/11/16 22:17:26

California regulator stunned by impact of his reassurance on PG&E

The chief of California's top utilities regulator said on Friday he was "stunned and terrified" to learn that reassurances he made to investors about PG&E caused the embattled power utility's stock to surge over 40 percent in a matter of minutes.


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Posted 2018/11/16 22:12:47

Britain to push U.N. Security Council to back humanitarian truce in Yemen

Britain said on Friday it will push the United Nations Security Council to back a humanitarian truce in Yemen as the U.N. Yemen envoy said the warring parties had given "firm assurances" they were committed to attending peace talks shortly in Sweden.


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Posted 2018/11/16 21:54:39

Dollar, U.S. yields slide on Fed official rate talk

The U.S. dollar weakened and Treasury yields slid on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official said U.S. interest rates were near a neutral rate, while the S&P 500 ended positive after a seesaw session helped by optimism over U.S.-China trade ties.


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Posted 2018/11/16 21:28:11

May defends Brexit deal as opponents plot no-confidence vote

Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing of the most prominent Brexiteer in her government on Friday as she fought to save a draft European Union divorce deal that has stirred up a plot to force her out of her job.


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Posted 2018/11/16 20:50:29

Northern Irish businesses put pressure on DUP by backing Brexit deal

Northern Irish business groups lined up to back Prime Minister Theresa May's draft Brexit agreement on Friday and put pressure on her allies from the British province to drop their staunch opposition to the plan.


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Posted 2018/11/16 20:21:54

Trump says U.S. may not impose more tariffs on China

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he may not impose more tariffs on Chinese goods after Beijing sent the United States a list of measures it was willing to take to resolve trade tensions, although he added it was unacceptable that some major items were omitted from the list.


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Posted 2018/11/16 20:05:10

PG&E shares surge 40 pct on report regulator wants to avoid bankruptcy from wildfire

PG&E Corp shares soared 40 percent in after-hours trade on Thursday following a report that a regulatory official told investors the agency does not want the utility to go into bankruptcy should it be found responsible for this month's deadly wildfire in northern California.


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Posted 2018/11/16 05:40:16

Asia shares absorb Nvidia blow, sterling licks its wounds

Asian share markets turned mixed on Friday as hopes for a thaw in the Sino-U.S. trade standoff were tempered by disappointing results from U.S. chipmaker Nvidia Corp which slugged the tech sector.


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Posted 2018/11/16 05:24:06

U.S. says confident North Korean promises will be fulfilled, despite weapons test

The United States remains confident that promises made by President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at their Singapore summit will be fulfilled, a U.S. State Department spokesman said on Thursday, after North Korea said it successfully tested a new tactical weapon.


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Posted 2018/11/16 03:20:46

Facebook defends Russia response, updates plan to curb misbehaviour

Facebook Inc Chairman and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended his response to Russian election meddling on the world's largest social media network and issued a new plan aimed at stifling misbehaviour while maintaining a vibrant hub for online speech.


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Posted 2018/11/16 01:12:28

China offers Myanmar support over Rohingya issue after U.S. rebuke

China supports the Myanmar government's efforts to protect domestic stability and approach to resolving the Rohingya issue, Premier Li Keqiang told the country's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence offered a strong rebuke.


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Posted 2018/11/16 00:58:41

England get glimpse of future while saying goodbye to Rooney

As England fans said farewell to one of their finest, they also got a glimpse of the future as Gareth Southgate's team beat the United States 3-0 in a Wembley friendly that doubled as Wayne Rooney's tribute game.


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Posted 2018/11/15 23:48:15

Exclusive: China offer unlikely to spur major trade breakthrough - senior U.S. official

China's written response to U.S. demands for trade reforms is unlikely to trigger a breakthrough at talks between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping later this month, a senior Trump administration official told Reuters on Thursday.


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Posted 2018/11/15 23:47:32

Tory deal with DUP over unless May replaced - Daily Telegraph

The Conservative Party's deal with Northern Ireland's DUP on Brexit is over unless Prime Minister Theresa May is replaced with a new leader, the Daily Telegraph reported.


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Posted 2018/11/15 23:42:26

Crews search for California fire victims as list of missing grows

The search for victims of a catastrophic blaze that reduced a northern California town to ashes intensified on Thursday as authorities posted an expanded list of nearly 300 people reported missing in the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history.


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Posted 2018/11/15 23:39:56