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Pregnant women told to shun meat and... lust

Pregnant women in India are being told to avoid meat, eggs and "impure thoughts" and instead look at pictures of beautiful babies.
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Posted 2017/06/20 09:08:00

Britain charges Barclays, ex-bosses over "unlawful" Qatari deal

LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays and four former top executives have been criminally charged over undisclosed payments to Qatari investors during a 12 billion pound ($15 billion) emergency fundraising in 2008.


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Posted 2017/06/20 09:05:44

Trump: Govt must catch up with tech revolution

Donald Trump has gathered the most prominent American technology executives to the White House and asked them to reform IT across the federal government.
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Posted 2017/06/20 07:58:00

China imposes 100% tax on foreign star signings

China has imposed a new "100% tax" on transfer fees for foreign footballers - signalling a possible end to big money signings.
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Posted 2017/06/20 05:26:00

US student held by North Korea dies after release

A US student who was held in a North Korean prison for more than a year has died just a week after his release.
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Posted 2017/06/19 20:34:00

Paris suspect was on terror watchlist

A man who died after driving into a police vehicle on the Champs-Elysees in Paris was on a terror watchlist, according to sources close to the investigation.
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Posted 2017/06/19 14:24:00

U.S. Navy confirms all 7 missing sailors from USS Fitzgerald found dead

TOKYO (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy confirmed on Monday that all seven missing sailors on the USS Fitzgerald were found dead in flooded berthing compartments after the destroyer's collision with a container ship off Japan over the weekend.


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Posted 2017/06/19 04:42:28

Van rams worshippers leaving London mosque, killing at least one

LONDON (Reuters) - A van ploughed into worshippers leaving a London mosque on Monday, killing at least one person and injuring several in what Britain's largest Muslim organisation said was a deliberate act of Islamophobia.


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Posted 2017/06/19 04:22:05

Google tightens measures to remove extremist content on YouTube

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google will implement more measures to identify and remove terrorist or violent extremist content on its video sharing platform YouTube, the company said in a blog post on Sunday.


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Posted 2017/06/19 03:15:47

U.S. warplane downs Syrian army jet in Raqqa province

AMMAN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. warplane shot down a Syrian army jet on Sunday in the southern Raqqa countryside, with Washington saying the jet had dropped bombs near U.S.-backed forces and Damascus saying the plane was downed while flying a mission against Islamic State militants.


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Posted 2017/06/19 01:43:18

Britain and EU launch Brexit talks in Brussels

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Brexit Secretary David Davis starts negotiations in Brussels on Monday that will set the terms on which Britain leaves the European Union and determine its relationship with the continent for generations to come.


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Posted 2017/06/19 01:02:11

UK property asking prices see first June fall since 2009 - Rightmove

LONDON (Reuters) - Asking prices for British houses and apartments fell in June, the first decline in the month since 2009, led by drops in the London area as wage growth slowed and political uncertainty rose, property website Rightmove said on Monday.


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Posted 2017/06/19 00:06:28

UK households turn gloomier as inflation bites - survey

LONDON (Reuters) - Households in Britain have become more worried about the outlook for their finances in the 12 months ahead as rising inflation puts a squeeze on their spending power, a survey showed on Monday.


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Posted 2017/06/19 00:04:46

Macron wins strong parliamentary majority, estimates show

PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron won a commanding majority in France's parliamentary election on Sunday, sweeping aside traditional parties and securing a powerful mandate for pro-business reforms.


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Posted 2017/06/18 22:20:07

US jet shoots down Syrian warplane in Syria

A US military jet has shot down a Syrian warplane that dropped bombs near US-backed fighters in Syria, the US has said.
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Posted 2017/06/18 22:12:00

U.S. warplane downs Syrian army in southern Raqqa province

AMMAN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. warplane shot down a Syrian army jet on Sunday in the southern Raqqa countryside with Washington saying the jet had dropped bombs near U.S. backed forces and Damascus saying the plane was downed while flying a mission against Islamic State militants.


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Posted 2017/06/18 21:35:50

Trump lawyer says president not informed he is under investigation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of President Donald Trump's personal lawyers said in television interviews on Sunday that the president was not under investigation for obstruction of justice, but when pressed on the assertion, said he was not certain.


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Posted 2017/06/18 20:58:19

With a weakened leader and reeling from crisis, Britain hurtles into the Brexit unknown

LONDON (Reuters) - With her strategy unclear and her position insecure, Prime Minister Theresa May plunges this week into tortuous divorce talks with the European Union that will shape Britain's prosperity and global influence for generations to come.


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Posted 2017/06/18 18:58:14

Iraqi forces storm Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces began storming the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul on Sunday, in an assault they hope will be the last in the eight-month-old campaign to seize the militants' stronghold.


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Posted 2017/06/18 18:42:26

Two dead as gunmen take hostages at Mali resort

Two people have been killed after gunmen attacked a luxury tourist resort popular with Westerners.
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Posted 2017/06/18 18:24:00

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