Uber heads to court in fight for London survival

World News - 2 hours 53 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] will defend its right to operate in London in a court hearing on Monday after the app was deemed unfit to run a taxi service and stripped of its license in its most important European market.
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Roy Moore campaign casts Alabama race as referendum on Trump

World News - 3 hours 22 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The campaign of Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for U.S. senator in Alabama who has been accused of sexual misconduct, appealed on Sunday to President Donald Trump's supporters, saying a vote for Moore would be a vote for Trump's agenda.
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Britain's May hails new optimism in Brexit talks after deal

World News - 3 hours 41 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will hail "a new sense of optimism" in Brexit talks on Monday, telling parliament Britain and the European Union should sign off on a deal at a summit this week "to move forwards together" to discuss future trade ties.
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Bitcoin futures start trading on CBOE exchange

World News - 4 hours 11 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The newest way to bet on bitcoin arrived on Sunday, with futures of the cryptocurrency that has taken Wall Street by storm starting trading for the first time.
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Palestinian stabs Israeli in Jerusalem; anti-Trump protest flares in Beirut

World News - 4 hours 23 min ago
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at Jerusalem's main bus station on Sunday, police said, and violence flared near the U.S. Embassy in Beirut over U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
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California wildfire rages toward scenic coastal communities

World News - 4 hours 35 min ago
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Reuters) - A raging wildfire pushed toward a string of California coastal cities on Sunday, prompting new evacuations as crews fought to save homes in the face of gusty winds that have fueled blazes across the state for nearly a week.
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Exclusive: U.S. mall owner GGP rejects Brookfield Property's $14.8 billion offer - sources

World News - 5 hours 35 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - GGP Inc , one of the largest owners and operators of U.S. shopping centers, has rejected a $14.8 billion buyout offer from its biggest shareholder, Brookfield Property Partners LP , people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
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Iraq holds victory parade after defeating Islamic State

World News - 5 hours 38 min ago
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An Iraqi military parade in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone celebrated final victory over Islamic State on Sunday, with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi looking on as troops marched in formation, their bodies spelling "victory day" in Arabic.
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Exclusive: Philippines defied experts' advice in pursuing dengue immunization program

World News - 7 hours 8 min ago
MANILA (Reuters) - As she announced in January 2016 that the Philippines would immunize one million children with a new dengue vaccine, the nation's then health secretary Janette Garin boasted it was a world-first and a tribute to her country's "expertise" in research.
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With foes absent, Venezuela's socialists to gain from local vote

World News - 7 hours 26 min ago
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelans voted on Sunday in mayoral races that the ruling Socialist Party is likely to win, deepening opposition splits and consolidating President Nicolas Maduro's position ahead of a likely 2018 reelection campaign.
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Senator Collins says undecided on final tax bill vote

World News - 7 hours 51 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Susan Collins, whose support was crucial in passing the Senate tax reform bill earlier this month, said on Sunday she has not yet decided whether she will back the final measure negotiated by House and Senate leaders.
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New evacuations ordered as winds reinvigorate California wildfire

World News - 8 hours 9 min ago
VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) - California's largest wildfire pushed toward prosperous coastal cities on Sunday, prompting a new wave of evacuations as firefighters struggled to curb its destructive power with the gusty winds that have fueled fires for nearly a week.
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Haley: Women accusers should be heard, even if Trump is target

World News - 8 hours 22 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said on Sunday that any woman who has felt violated or mistreated by a man has every right to speak up, even if she is accusing President Donald Trump.
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Democrats eye gains in Pennsylvania trial on 'goofy' gerrymandering

World News - 10 hours 10 min ago
LOWER MERION, Pa. (Reuters) - In Pennsylvania state Senator Daylin Leach's bid to win a seat vital to the Democratic Party's chances in 2018 elections of taking control of the U.S. Congress, his opponents may not be his biggest obstacle.
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After bitcoin’s wild week, traders brace for futures launch

World News - 12 hours 35 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The newest way to bet on bitcoin will arrive on Sunday, when futures of the cryptocurrency that has taken Wall Street by a storm begin trading.
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Crews battling California wildfires gird for return of high winds

World News - 13 hours 3 min ago
VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) - Santa Ana winds that have stoked wildfires across Southern California, destroying hundreds of buildings and forcing evacuations of some 200,000 people, are expected to return in force on Sunday, authorities said.
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Yazidis caught in 'political football' between Baghdad, Iraqi Kurds

World News - 15 hours 21 min ago
SINJAR, Iraq (Reuters) - Since Iraqi forces pushed the Kurds out of the Yazidis' mountainous heartland of Sinjar in northern Iraq in October, residents are wondering what could happen to them next.
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Trump attends civil rights museum opening; black leaders stay away

World News - 15 hours 31 min ago
JACKSON, Miss. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump flew to Mississippi on Saturday to attend the opening of a civil rights museum, but his visit was marred by the absence of top African-American leaders who stayed away in protest of his policies and record on race relations.
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Bangladesh minister says wants to 'wipe out' Manila bank for heist role

World News - 15 hours 48 min ago
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's finance minister said late on Saturday he wanted to "wipe out" a Philippines bank that was used to channel $81 million stolen from the Bangladeshi central bank's account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last year.
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Iraq holds military parade celebrating victory over Islamic State

World News - 15 hours 56 min ago
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An Iraqi military parade celebrating final victory over Islamic State is underway in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, an Iraqi military spokesman told Reuters on Sunday.
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