Bolsonaro says Brazil lacks resources to fight Amazon fires

World News - 3 hours 48 min ago
The Brazilian government lacks the resources to fight a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday, weeks after telling donors he did not need their money.
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Hasbro to buy studio Entertainment One for $4 billion

World News - 3 hours 50 min ago
U.S. toy maker Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment One Ltd for about $4 billion in cash, adding the independent studio with preschool brands such as Peppa Pig to the U.S. company known for Nerf and Power Rangers, the companies said on Thursday.
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Two men arrested in California and Wisconsin for alleged workplace threats

World News - 3 hours 54 min ago
Two men in California and Wisconsin who had large firearms caches have been arrested in separate incidents for threatening attacks on their workplaces, authorities in the two states said, following a spate of recent mass shooting threats and three deadly attacks since July.
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Canada opposes Russia's return to G8: Freeland

World News - 3 hours 54 min ago
The Canadian government remains opposed to Russia rejoining the group of leading industrialized nations formerly known as the Group of Eight, a move U.S President Donald Trump has said should be considered, Canada's foreign minister said on Thursday.
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France's Macron calls Amazon fires an international emergency

World News - 3 hours 57 min ago
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that the fires raging in the Amazon rain forest are an international emergency and called for the situation to be discussed at the G7 summit.
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Trump set to discuss biofuels Thursday with USDA, EPA: sources

World News - 4 hours 5 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with mounting anger in the farm belt over policies that allow oil refineries to use less corn-based ethanol, summoned Cabinet members on Thursday to discuss ways to boost biofuel demand, four sources familiar with the matter said.
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Stocks edge lower as investors eye Fed's Jackson Hole meeting

World News - 4 hours 9 min ago
An index of stock markets worldwide crept lower on Thursday on uncertainty over the outlook for U.S. interest rate cuts and weak U.S. manufacturing data that raised concerns about the health of the world's largest economy.
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Pompeo tells Trudeau U.S. focused on release of two Canadians in China

World News - 4 hours 12 min ago
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday assured Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that American officials were working to free two Canadian men who have been held by China since late last year.
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Wall Street treads water ahead of Fed chair speech

World News - 4 hours 34 min ago
The benchmark S&P 500 ended little changed on Thursday as a fall in U.S. jobless claims offset data showing a contraction in U.S. manufacturing activity while investors awaited Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's speech on Friday for clues on the central bank's monetary policy.
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UK's Boris Johnson puts his feet up in Macron's palace

World News - 4 hours 39 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson may have taken a month to embark on his first trip abroad, but he was quick to make himself at home in President Emmanuel Macron's gilded palace, putting his feet up on the furniture.
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Too late for new Brexit deal, France's Macron tells Johnson

World News - 4 hours 39 min ago
French President Emmanuel Macron told Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that there was not enough time to wholly rewrite Britain's Brexit divorce deal before an Oct. 31 deadline.
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Myanmar troops' sexual violence against Rohingya shows 'genocidal intent': U.N. report

World News - 5 hours 34 min ago
Sexual violence committed by Myanmar troops against Rohingya women and girls in 2017 was an indication of the military's genocidal intent to destroy the mainly Muslim ethnic minority, United Nations investigators concluded in a report released on Thursday.
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S&P 500, Nasdaq fall after gloomy data; Fed officials dampen rate cut hopes

World News - 7 hours 5 min ago
The benchmark S&P 500 and the Nasdaq fell on Thursday after weak U.S. manufacturing data raised concerns about the health of the economy, with comments from Fed officials dampening hopes of future interest rate cuts.
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Stena Bulk tanker seized by Iran could be released soon: Sweden's SVT broadcaster

World News - 7 hours 5 min ago
Sweden has received "very strong indications" that a British oil tanker seized last month by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz is to be released soon, Swedish public service broadcaster SVT reported on Thursday, citing sources within Sweden's foreign ministry.
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Overstock shares surge 15% after CEO Patrick Byrne quits

World News - 7 hours 43 min ago
Overstock.com's stock surged 15% on Thursday after Chief Executive Officer Patrick Byrne resigned following his claim of being involved in a Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Russia and former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
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Stocks retreat as investors eye Fed's Jackson Hole meet

World News - 8 hours 2 min ago
An index of global stock markets slipped on Thursday as investors worried about uncertainty over the outlook for U.S. interest rate cuts even as weak U.S. manufacturing data raised concerns about the health of the world's largest economy.
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Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data

World News - 8 hours 9 min ago
President Donald Trump said U.S. economic growth could be record-setting if the Federal Reserve would only lower interest rates further, as reports on Thursday painted a decidedly mixed picture of the nation's economy.
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Exclusive: Boeing, grappling with uneven 737 supply chain, targets 52/month in February - sources

World News - 8 hours 18 min ago
Boeing Co has told suppliers it will resume production of its best-selling 737 jets at a rate of 52 aircraft per month in February 2020, then stepping up to a record 57 jets monthly in June, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
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Canada opposes Russia's return to G8: official

World News - 8 hours 24 min ago
The Canadian government remains opposed to Russia rejoining the group of leading industrialized nations formerly known as the Group of Eight, a move U.S President Donald Trump has said should be considered, an official told reporters on Thursday.
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China blames Canada for difficulties in relationship, demands Huawei exec be freed

World News - 8 hours 27 min ago
China's embassy in Canada said on Thursday that bilateral ties were suffering "gross difficulties," and demanded Ottawa free Huawei Technologies Co Ltd Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou.
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