Factbox: No-deal Brexit - what it might mean for UK economy

World News - 12 hours 4 min ago
Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, has raised the prospect of a shock for the world's fifth-biggest economy by pledging to leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a transition deal if necessary.
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Turkey will lose F-35 warplane if Russia arms deal goes ahead, U.S. says

World News - 12 hours 14 min ago
The United States will stop Turkish forces flying and developing its F-35 stealth jets if Ankara goes ahead with the purchase of a Russian air defense system, the U.S. envoy to NATO said on Tuesday.
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Iranian fishermen find parts of downed U.S. drone: ambassador

World News - 12 hours 21 min ago
Iranian fishermen have found parts of the U.S drone shot down by the Islamic Republic last week, Iran's ambassador to Britain, Hamid Baeidinejad, said on Tuesday.
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Britain says Hong Kong is a litmus test for China

World News - 12 hours 28 min ago
Britain urged an independent investigation into the violence against protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial, warning on Tuesday that the fate of its former colony would be a litmus test for China.
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Seven migrant deaths reported in 'extreme heat' at U.S. border

World News - 12 hours 36 min ago
Authorities in Texas reported seven migrant deaths on Monday, including those of a woman, two babies and a toddler, showing the danger of extreme summer heat as Central American families surge across the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy: Tweet

World News - 12 hours 41 min ago
Iran said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions imposed on Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top officials in the country permanently closed the path to diplomacy between Tehran and Washington.
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Trump puts sanctions on Iranian supreme leader, other top officials

World News - 12 hours 41 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic, unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran's downing of an unmanned American drone.
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SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket with 24 satellites

World News - 15 hours 33 min ago
SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying 24 experimental satellites in what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of the most difficult launches it has attempted.
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Boris Johnson says he is serious about going through with 'no-deal' Brexit

World News - 15 hours 43 min ago
Boris Johnson, the favorite to become British prime minister, said he will seek a new Brexit deal with the European Union but if the bloc refuses his demands then he will lead the world's fifth largest economy out without agreement on Oct. 31.
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Hackers hit global telcos in espionage campaign: cyber research firm

World News - 15 hours 46 min ago
Hackers have broken into the systems of more than a dozen global telecoms companies and taken large amounts of personal and corporate data, researchers from a cyber security company said on Tuesday, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espionage campaigns.
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U.S. to present economy first' approach to Mideast peace at Bahrain conference

World News - 15 hours 51 min ago
The first stage of U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will be launched in Bahrain on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to drum up $50 billion in investment but which Palestinians deride as an "economy first" approach doomed to fail.
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Long line of Israeli-Palestinian peace bids precede Trump push

World News - 15 hours 52 min ago
The United States is holding an economic conference in Bahrain on Tuesday and Wednesday to encourage investment in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip.
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Trump privately talks about ending Japan defense treaty: Bloomberg

World News - 16 hours 1 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump has recently spoken privately about withdrawing from the defense treaty with Japan as he is of the view that the postwar pact treated the United States unfairly, Bloomberg reported late on Monday.
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U.S. president confirms no withdrawal from security pact: Japan

World News - 16 hours 1 min ago
Japan's top government spokesman said on Tuesday the United States has confirmed its defense treaty with Japan after a report suggested U.S. President Donald Trump considered withdrawing from the pact.
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Mexico says it has deployed 15,000 forces in the north to halt U.S.-bound migration

World News - 16 hours 3 min ago
Mexico has deployed almost 15,000 soldiers and National Guard in the north of the country to stem the flow of illegal immigration across the border into the United States, the head of the Mexican Army said on Monday.
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Morocco to send finance ministry staff member to Bahrain's economic summit: foreign ministry

World News - 16 hours 18 min ago
Morocco's foreign ministry said on Monday that a member of the ministry of economy and finance will represent the country at a conference this week in Bahrain on the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East Plan.The foreign ministry did not offer further details on the identity of the finance ministry staff member, but said the kingdom remains attached to the two-state solution. On Sunday, thousands protested in the streets of Rabat expressing rejection of t
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Russia says military plane in Venezuela to service equipment: Ifax

World News - 16 hours 22 min ago
A Russian air force plane that landed in Venezuela is there to service Russian military equipment already in the country, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on Tuesday, according to the Interfax news agency.
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Russian air force plane lands in Venezuela: witness, website

World News - 16 hours 22 min ago
A Russian air force plane landed on Monday in Venezuela's main airport, according to a Reuters witness and a website that tracks plane movements, three months after a similar arrival spurred a war of words between Washington and Moscow.
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Euro zone bank profitability may weaken on slowdown: ECB

World News - 16 hours 55 min ago
Profitability across the euro zone bank sector is low and weakening growth could further dampen the sector's prospects, European Central Bank Vice President Luis de Guindos said on Tuesday.
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Bolton says way is open for Iran to enter talks with U.S

World News - 17 hours 6 min ago
U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton, speaking after the United States increased sanctions against Iranian officials, said Washington was still willing to talk to Iran.
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