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    U.S. attorney general sets up team to dig into Mueller probe origins

    May 14, 2019 / 2:14 PM / Updated an hour ago WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General William Barr is working with top intelligence officials and a senior federal prosecutor on at least the third inquiry to date into the origins of the Mueller probe of President Donald Trump and Russian...
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    Venezuela top court accuses more lawmakers of treason as congress building blocked

    May 14, 2019 / 5:38 PM / Updated 6 minutes ago 4 Min Read CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s top court accused four opposition lawmakers of treason on Tuesday, following similar accusations against 10 legislators this month, escalating a deep political crisis in the South American country...
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    U.S. Senate moves forward on plan to develop electric vehicle supply chain

    May 14, 2019 / 6:28 AM / in 33 minutes (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday moved closer to developing a national electric vehicle supply chain policy, with senators voicing bipartisan support for legislation designed to parry China’s dominance in metals production and battery manufacturing...
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    Iran's Supreme Leader says there will be no war with US: state TV

    May 14, 2019 / 4:54 PM / a minute ago 2 Min Read LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday Tehran does not seek war with the United States despite mounting tensions between the two arch-enemies over Iranian nuclear capabilities and its missile program...
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    WhatsApp to refer security breach to U.S. authorities

    May 14, 2019 / 8:17 AM / in 12 minutes JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Facebook’s WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a private company working on surveillance and it had referred the incident to the U.S. Department of Justice. WhatsApp, one of the...
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    Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion

    May 14, 2019 / 10:28 AM / Updated 2 hours ago (Reuters) - Alabama’s state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the procedure for women and girls impregnated by rape and incest. Debate on the strictest...
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    Bayer stock continues rout after $2 billion award in Roundup trial

    May 14, 2019 / 6:31 AM / Updated 32 minutes ago Frankfurt (Reuters) - Shares in Bayer fell as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a jury awarded more than $2 billion to a California couple in the largest U.S. jury verdict against the company over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes...
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    Federal probe launched into fatal collision of Alaska tourist planes

    May 14, 2019 / 10:33 AM / in 18 minutes ANCHORAGE, Ala. (Reuters) - Federal investigators are due in Alaska on Tuesday to try to find out why two sightseeing planes collided in mid-air over open water during daylight hours, killing at least four tourists. The National Transportation Safety...
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    Members only: U.S. retailers revamp loyalty schemes for Amazon era

    May 14, 2019 / 5:30 AM / in 4 hours (Reuters) - With private fitting rooms, members-only stores and clever apps, U.S. department stores are reinventing their old and tested loyalty programs to fend off the challenge from e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc and other online rivals. A sign is seen...
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    Amazon partners UK's Next for click & collect service

    May 14, 2019 / 6:18 AM / Updated 3 hours ago 2 Min Read LONDON (Reuters) - Amazon has teamed-up with British clothing chain Next to offer a network of stores where the U.S. online retail giant’s UK customers can collect their parcels. Seeking to capitalize on the growing popularity of click &...
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    U.S. faces hurdles in push to build electric vehicle supply chain

    May 14, 2019 / 6:28 AM / Updated 5 minutes ago (Reuters) - The United States faces stiff challenges as it moves to create its own electric vehicle supply chain, industry analysts say, with the extent of the country’s metal reserves largely unknown and only a few facilities to process minerals...
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    Saudi Arabia says oil facilities near Riyadh attacked

    May 14, 2019 / 9:30 AM / Updated 6 minutes ago RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said explosive-laden drones had struck oil pumping stations in the Riyadh region on Tuesday in what it called an act of terrorism two days after Saudi oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab...
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    Saudi oil tankers among those attacked off UAE amid Iran tensions

    May 13, 2019 / 3:52 AM / Updated 26 minutes ago DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid tensions between...
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    Huawei is not controlled by China, executive says

    May 14, 2019 / 7:43 AM / in an hour LONDON (Reuters) - Huawei is a private company that is not controlled by the Chinese government and would refuse to hand over information to Beijing although no such request has been made, the firm’s Vice President of Western Europe said on Tuesday. The...
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    New York mayor threatens to fine Trump Organization over pollution

    May 13, 2019 / 7:11 PM / Updated 2 hours ago NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is considering a run for the White House in 2020, on Monday threatened to fine the Trump Organization $2.1 million a year starting in 2030 unless the president’s business reduces emissions from...
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    Bayer stock at lowest in nearly seven years after $2 billion award in Roundup trial

    May 14, 2019 / 6:31 AM / Updated 6 minutes ago Frankfurt (Reuters) - Shares in Bayer fell as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a jury awarded more than $2 billion to a California couple in the largest U.S. jury verdict against the company over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer...
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    U.N. investigators urge nations to snap financial ties with Myanmar military

    May 14, 2019 / 7:52 AM / Updated 6 minutes ago YANGON (Reuters) - The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar’s armed forces, a U.N. fact-finding mission said on Tuesday, repeating a call for top generals to be prosecuted for abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority...
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    WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack

    May 14, 2019 / 8:17 AM / Updated 19 minutes ago JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Facebook’s WhatsApp on Tuesday urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app following a report that users could be vulnerable to having malicious spyware installed on phones without their...
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    Iranian lawmaker blames 'Israeli mischief' for tanker attacks off UAE coast

    May 14, 2019 / 8:00 AM / Updated 10 minutes ago GENEVA (Reuters) - The tanker attacks off the coast of the United Arab Emirates were “Israeli mischief,” an Iranian parliamentary spokesman said on Tuesday, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). “The events that took place in the...
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    PG&E proposes court order for CEO, board to tour town destroyed by wildfire

    May 14, 2019 / 2:51 AM / Updated 3 hours ago (Reuters) - PG&E Corp on Monday submitted a proposed order to a U.S. District Court judge that would require the power provider’s chief executive and board to visit the California town of Paradise by July 15, to see the destruction caused by a...
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