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Former Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty on Thursday to making false statements to Congress regarding a Trump Organization real estate project in Moscow, prompting Trump to call Cohen a liar and a "weak person."


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Posted 2018/11/29 16:12:42

Jaguar Land Rover to lay off staff temporarily at UK plant

Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is to reduce the workforce at its plant in Wolverhampton, central England, by about 500 in a temporary move, it said on Thursday.


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Posted 2018/11/29 16:11:41

Russia blocks Ukrainian Azov Sea ports - minister

Two Ukrainian Azov Sea ports, Berdyansk and Mariupol, are effectively under blockade by Russia as vessels are being barred from leaving and entering, Ukraine's infrastructure minister, Volodymyr Omelyan, said on Thursday.


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Posted 2018/11/29 16:06:44

Ukrainian leader says Putin wants his whole country, asks for NATO help

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia's Vladimir Putin on Thursday of wanting to annex his entire country and called for NATO to deploy warships to a sea shared by the two nations.


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Posted 2018/11/29 16:06:44

The story behind the most expensive Indian film ever made

A refugee who fled war-torn Sri Lanka and made his home in Britain has told how he turned his life round to become a producer on the most expensive Indian film ever made.
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Posted 2018/11/29 15:49:00

Facebook starts verification for UK political ads

UK advertisers seeking to run political ads on Facebook Inc must now confirm their identity, location and reveal who paid for the ad, the social network said on Thursday as it faces increasing scrutiny following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.


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Posted 2018/11/29 15:48:51

Trump studying new auto tariffs after GM restructuring

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that new auto tariffs were "being studied now," asserting they could prevent job cuts such as the U.S. layoffs and plant closures that General Motors Co announced this week.


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Posted 2018/11/29 15:26:50

Net migration of EU citizens to UK hits six-year low

Net migration of European Union citizens to Britain fell to its lowest level in nearly six years during the year to June, extending a decline seen since Britain voted to leave the European Union in 2016, official data showed on Thursday.


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Posted 2018/11/29 15:26:19

Renault-Nissan in first crisis meeting since Ghosn arrest

Renault and Nissan "emphatically reiterated" their commitment to one another on Thursday as executives gathered for talks likely to address the future of the alliance, rocked by the arrest of Chairman Carlos Ghosn.


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Posted 2018/11/29 15:10:35

Former Nissan executive Kelly denies financial misconduct allegations - lawyer

Nissan Motor Co’s former representative director Greg Kelly denies allegations of financial misconduct at the automaker, his lawyer said on Thursday.


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Posted 2018/11/29 15:10:23

Rally on dovish Fed fizzles out as Trump strikes tough tone on trade

A dovish tone from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell lifted world stocks to their highest in more than two weeks on Thursday, but an uncompromising tone from U.S. President Trump on trade dampened optimism and set U.S. stocks up for a weaker open.


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Posted 2018/11/29 15:03:08

China halts controversial baby gene-editing project

A medical team's quest to edit the genes of babies has been stopped by the Chinese government.
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Posted 2018/11/29 15:02:00

Deutsche Bank offices raided in money laundering probe

Police raided six Deutsche Bank offices in and around Frankfurt on Thursday over money laundering allegations linked to the "Panama Papers", the public prosecutor's office in Germany's financial capital said.


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Posted 2018/11/29 14:59:54

Unilever CEO retires after headquarters row, replaced by insider Jope

Unilever's Chief Executive Paul Polman will step down next month after 10 years in the job, leaving insider Alan Jope to step into his shoes after the Anglo-Dutch group's failed attempt to shift its headquarters.


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Posted 2018/11/29 14:58:03

Italy seeking only marginal cut to 2019 deficit target - Salvini

Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini on Wednesday said the government was not looking to cut its 2019 deficit target by more than 0.2 of a percentage point of gross domestic product (GDP).


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Posted 2018/11/29 14:53:00

British academic arrives in London from UAE after pardon for spy conviction

A flight carrying British academic Matthew Hedges landed at London Heathrow airport on Tuesday morning, a day after he was pardoned in the United Arab Emirates from a life sentence for spying, a Reuters photographer said.


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Posted 2018/11/29 14:46:42

Champs-Elysees protests may cost Paris hotels 10 million euros - MKG

Violence last Saturday on Paris's famous tourist avenue the Champs-Elysees during protests against rising fuel prices is likely to cost hotels around the city at least 10 million euros (8.90 million pounds), research firm MKG said.


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Posted 2018/11/29 14:40:56

Amazon picks New York City, Washington D.C. area for new offices

Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for massive new offices on Tuesday, branching out from its home base in Seattle with plans to create more than 25,000 jobs in both New York City and an area just outside Washington, D.C.


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Posted 2018/11/29 14:20:08

Deutsche Bank offices raided in Panama Papers probe

German authorities have searched Deutsche Bank offices as part of an investigation into money laundering allegations triggered by Panama Papers and Offshore Leaks disclosures.
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Posted 2018/11/29 12:23:00

Briton among five G4S staff killed in Kabul named

A Briton who was among five G4S employees killed in a blast in Kabul has been named as Luke Griffin.
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Posted 2018/11/29 11:10:00