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Seven sailors missing after U.S. Navy destroyer collides with container ship off Japan

TOKYO (Reuters) - Search and rescue efforts went on after dark for seven U.S. sailors missing after the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with a Philippine-flagged container ship more than three times its size off eastern Japan early on Saturday.


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Posted 2017/06/17 13:17:51

May tries to quell public anger after deadly London fire

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's government sought on Saturday to quell anger over a deadly tower block fire by pledging to support the victims of the blaze after protesters jeered her when she visited local residents.


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Posted 2017/06/17 13:16:18

Hamas and IS both say they killed policewoman

Both Islamic State and Hamas have said they were to blame for the killing of an Israeli policewoman in Jerusalem.
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Posted 2017/06/17 11:10:00

Egyptian court recommends death penalty for 30 over assassination of prosecutor

CAIRO (Reuters) - A Cairo criminal court on Saturday recommended the death penalty for 30 people convicted of involvement in the 2015 assassination of Egypt's top prosecutor, the most senior state official killed by militants in recent years.


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Posted 2017/06/17 11:09:14

No evidence of Islamic State link to Jerusalem attack - Israeli police

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli authorities said on Saturday they had found no evidence of Islamic State involvement in attacks by three Palestinians that killed an Israeli policewoman, despite the group's claim of responsibility.


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Posted 2017/06/17 09:26:16

Reversal of Brexit decision would be great - German minister

BERLIN (Reuters) - A reversal of Britain's decision to leave the European Union would be great even if such a U-turn appears unlikely, German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries has told Reuters.


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Posted 2017/06/17 09:03:45

Policeman acquitted after fatally shooting driver

Thousands of people have demonstrated after a Minnesota police officer who shot dead a black man during a traffic stop was acquitted of manslaughter.
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Posted 2017/06/17 08:51:00

Amid turmoil, Queen says Britain sombre but steadfast

LONDON (Reuters) - Amid the turmoil of militant attacks, political crisis and a deadly fire disaster, Queen Elizabeth said Britain was in a deeply sombre mood but that its people were resolute in the face of adversity.


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Posted 2017/06/17 08:48:55

May rushed from area of London fire after protests

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May was rushed away under heavy police guard on Friday as protesters shouted "Shame on you" after she met residents who live near a tower block in London where at least 30 people died in a fire.


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Posted 2017/06/17 07:44:51

As Brexit talks loom, May scrambles for deal to stay in power

LONDON/DUBLIN (Reuters) - Britain is likely to enter arduous talks on its exit from the European Union without a deal to keep Prime Minister Theresa May in power as negotiations with a Northern Irish "kingmaker" party grind into a second week.


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Posted 2017/06/17 06:48:57

Trump clamps down on Cuba travel and trade

US President Donald Trump says he is rolling back the Obama administration's "completely one-sided deal with Cuba".
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Posted 2017/06/16 22:59:00

Seven US Navy sailors missing after collision

Seven US Navy sailors are missing after their destroyer collided with a container ship near Japan.
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Posted 2017/06/16 20:51:00

Upbeat EU calls Britain to order in Brexit talks

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU officials see the start of Brexit talks on Monday as a sign Theresa May is accepting their format for negotiations but they expect no quick deals and are wary the prime minister may try to break with Brussels protocol.


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Posted 2017/06/16 20:09:23

Amazon moves into real-world stores with $13.7 billion Whole Foods deal

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it would buy grocer Whole Foods Market Inc for $13.7 billion (10.71 billion pounds) in a move that gives the online retailer a physical network of stores to distribute fresh food and other goods to millennials and wealthy consumers.


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Posted 2017/06/16 18:04:08

1980s child murder case grips France

DIJON, France (Reuters) - A couple in their 70s were put under investigation in France on Friday over the grisly murder of their four-year-old great nephew over 30 years ago, reviving memories of an infamous case and sweeping news of an impending election off the front pages.


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Posted 2017/06/16 18:02:05

As Brexit talks loom, May scrambles for deal to stay in power

LONDON/DUBLIN (Reuters) - Britain is likely to go into arduous talks on its exit from the European Union without a deal to keep Prime Minister Theresa May in power as negotiations with a Northern Irish "kingmaker" party grind into a second week.


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Posted 2017/06/16 17:59:34

Chanting "we want justice", protesters storm town hall after deadly London fire

LONDON (Reuters) - Several hundred protesters chanting "we want justice" stormed a town hall in London on Friday after a deadly fire at a block of flats killed at least 30 people, Reuters reporters at the scene said.


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Posted 2017/06/16 16:58:43

Helmut Kohl, father of German reunification, dies at 87

BERLIN (Reuters) - Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, the architect of Germany's 1990 reunification and mentor to Angela Merkel, has died at age 87, his Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) said on Friday.


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Posted 2017/06/16 16:41:34

Missing: The desperate hunt for lost relatives after London tower block fire

LONDON (Reuters) - Since an inferno engulfed the London tower block she lived in, Sawsan Choucair has been desperately trying to find news of what happened to the other six members of her family who were living there with her.


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Posted 2017/06/16 16:25:44

Helmut Kohl, who reunited Germany, dies

Helmut Kohl, the chancellor who led the reunification of Germany and the drive towards the euro, has died aged 87.
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Posted 2017/06/16 15:57:00

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