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Remains of ancient Roman horse found at Pompeii

Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a horse that died in the volcanic eruption at Pompeii nearly 2,000 years ago.
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Posted 2018/05/11 14:04:00

Europe moves to safeguard Iran interests after U.S. pullout

BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - Europe's heavyweight economies took steps on Friday to safeguard their commercial and political interests in Iran, seeking to keep the nuclear deal with Tehran alive after Washington pulled out and said sanctions would follow.


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Posted 2018/05/11 13:03:24

Toxic gas alert for Hawaii volcano eruption; new areas at risk

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Residents on the Big Island of Hawaii were alerted on Thursday to rising levels of toxic gas from lava-oozing fissures, and geologists warned that new areas east of the erupting Kilauea volcano may be at risk of molten rock bursting from the ground.


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Posted 2018/05/11 13:02:28

Catalan parliament to vote on new leader on Saturday

MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia's parliament is to vote to approve a new leader of the region on Saturday, in the fifth attempt to form a government since the last administration was fired by Madrid nearly seven months ago for declaring independence.


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Posted 2018/05/11 12:55:33

Sellafield nuclear site to be prosecuted over employee contamination

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Sellafield Ltd, which reprocesses nuclear fuel, is to be prosecuted after an employee was contaminated, the country's nuclear regulator said on Friday.


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Posted 2018/05/11 12:46:08

Palestinian shot dead as Gaza protest intensifies

A Palestinian man has been shot dead and dozens more wounded as tensions flare on the border between Gaza and Israel.
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Posted 2018/05/11 12:34:00

Brexit group fined for breaking spending rules in EU vote

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Electoral Commission imposed a record-matching 70,000 pound fine on Friday on one of the main groups that campaigned for Brexit, and said police might have to investigate possible criminal offences because of unreported campaign spending.


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Posted 2018/05/11 12:09:55

RBS boss plans to stay to oversee return to private ownership

LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Ross McEwan said he has a plan until 2020 and wants to see the bank returned to private hands, dismissing speculation he could leave in the near future after resolving its last big misconduct issue.


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Posted 2018/05/11 11:50:07

Trump, Kim summit in Singapore presents logistical challenges for North Korea

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's trip to Singapore for talks with U.S. President Donald Trump poses logistical challenges that are likely to include using Soviet-era aircraft to carry him and his limousine, as well as dozens of security and other support staff.   


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Posted 2018/05/11 11:38:57

Barclays CEO fined £1.1 million for trying to unmask whistleblower

LONDON (Reuters) - British regulators and Barclays have fined the bank's Chief Executive Jes Staley a combined 1.1 million pounds after he tried to identify a whistleblower who sent letters criticising an employee of the bank.


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Posted 2018/05/11 11:27:27

Iran says Syria has every right to defend itself against Israel - TV

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran on Friday supported Syria's right to defended itself against aggression from Israel, state TV reported, accusing others of remaining silent over the attacks on Tehran's key regional ally.


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Posted 2018/05/11 10:24:52

Kilauea volcano building up to massive eruption

A volcano in Hawaii that has been oozing lava and steam for days may be building up to a huge eruption, scientists have warned.
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Posted 2018/05/11 07:59:00

Shock exit as Russia fails to make Eurovision final

Russia has failed to qualify for the Eurovision final for the first time in 20 years after a shock elimination in Thursday's second semi-final.
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Posted 2018/05/11 06:46:00

Ireland play Pakistan in first-ever Test match

Ireland's cricket team will play their first-ever Test match when they take on Pakistan at Malahide near Dublin later.
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Posted 2018/05/11 05:41:00

Four kids among seven found dead at Australian farm

Four children and three adults have been found dead at a home in rural Western Australia.
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Posted 2018/05/11 03:28:00

US turns the sanctions screw on Iran

Just three days after pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal the US has begun to make good on Donald Trump's promise to increase sanctions against Tehran.
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Posted 2018/05/11 02:16:00

Iran says U.S. exit from deal will not impact its oil

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to quit a multinational nuclear deal would not affect Tehran's oil exports.


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Posted 2018/05/10 21:41:15

US police officer filmed choking black man

A police officer in the US has been filmed violently grabbing a black man by the throat outside a Waffle House.
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Posted 2018/05/10 21:12:00

Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket fire

JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel said it attacked nearly all of Iran's military infrastructure in Syria on Thursday after Iranian forces fired rockets at Israeli-held territory for the first time in the most extensive military exchange ever between the two adversaries.


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Posted 2018/05/10 19:32:02

Singapore will host U.S.-North Korea summit, nuclear issue to dominate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of the United States and North Korea will meet for the first time when President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un hold a summit on June 12 in Singapore where the U.S. side will try to persuade Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons.


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Posted 2018/05/10 18:56:42