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Fallout from Trump's trade wars felt by economies around the world

2 hours 19 min ago
The collateral damage of the United States' trade wars is being felt from the fjords of Iceland to the auto factories of Japan.
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China's central bank chief says trade tensions major risk to global economy

2 hours 20 min ago
China's top central banker said on Saturday that potential escalation of trade tensions and policy uncertainty were the major risk factors facing the world economy, and market forces were keeping China's yuan at an appropriate level.
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UK PM sends unsigned letter to EU asking for Brexit delay

2 hours 21 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union on Saturday requesting a delay to Brexit but he also sent another message in which he stated he did not want the extension, a government source said.
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Text of Brexit delay letter Johnson had to send to EU

2 hours 22 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union on Saturday requesting a Brexit delay alongside a separate note saying that he did not want an extension, a British government source said.
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SoftBank seeks to avoid WeWork's liabilities with new investment: sources

4 hours 55 min ago
SoftBank Group Corp is attempting to become the majority owner of WeWork without assuming the onerous lease obligations of the U.S. office-space sharing firm, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Johnson defiant after British parliament votes to force Brexit delay

6 hours 48 min ago
A defiant Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would not negotiate a further delay to Britain's departure from the European Union after losing a vote in parliament on Saturday that means he is obliged to request a postponement.
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Erdogan says Turkey to resume Syria offensive if truce deal falters

7 hours 24 min ago
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday Turkey would press on with its offensive into northeastern Syria and "crush the heads of terrorists" if a deal with Washington on the withdrawal of Kurdish fighters from the area was not fully implemented.
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Thousands take to Lebanon's streets in third day of anti-government protests

7 hours 27 min ago
Tens of thousands took to the streets of Lebanon on Saturday for a third day of anti-government protests, directing growing rage at a political elite they blame for entrenched cronyism and driving the country to the economic brink.
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Lebanon agrees final budget with no taxes: tweet

7 hours 27 min ago
Lebanon's finance minister said on Saturday following a meeting with Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri that they had agreed on a final budget that did not include any additional taxes or fees in a bid to appease nationwide protests.
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France's Macron calls on UK's Johnson to clarify Brexit

7 hours 29 min ago
French President Emmanuel Macron pressed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday to clarify his country's position over Brexit after Johnson lost a vote in parliament, obliging him to seek a delayed departure from the European Union.
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Ireland warns any UK request for Brexit extension not straightforward

7 hours 46 min ago
Ireland's position remains that granting an extension to Brexit is preferable to Britain crashing out of the European Union without a deal but there is no guarantee that view is shared throughout the bloc, its foreign minister said.
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Clinton email probe finds no deliberate mishandling of classified information

7 hours 54 min ago
A U.S. State Department investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state has found no evidence of deliberate mishandling of classified information by department employees.
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Spanish government dismisses call for Catalan talks; police brace for more unrest

7 hours 55 min ago
Spain's government dismissed calls on Saturday from Catalonia's pro-independence regional chief for talks over a wave of violence sparked by the jailing of separatist leaders, as police braced for fresh protests.
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Explainer: What happens next after UK PM Johnson loses Brexit vote?

7 hours 59 min ago
Britain's parliament voted to withhold its approval of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal on Saturday, triggering another law that requires him to request a delay to the country's departure from the European Union.
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EU sick of Brexit, but likely to grant an extension if asked

8 hours 13 min ago
European Union chiefs are so fed up of Brexit that when they clinched a deal with Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week they did not want to entertain the need to delay Britain's departure beyond Oct. 31.
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Dirty tactics and awkward moments dominate Canada's meandering campaign

8 hours 45 min ago
In the absence of an overriding narrative, dirty tactics and awkward moments characterized Canada's official campaign, making it a bumpy ride into Monday's federal election.
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Hong Kong protest leaders urge turnout for march, despite risk of arrest

8 hours 51 min ago
Pro-democracy leaders called on Hong Kong's citizens to join a Sunday anti-government march in spite of the risk of arrest, after police banned the rally which is seen as a test of the protest movement's strength following months of unrest.
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Ireland's Varadkar says no British request to delay Brexit yet

9 hours 20 min ago
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday afternoon that Britain has not yet made any request to delay Brexit after Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost a vote in the UK parliament that means he is obliged to seek a postponement.
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Rebel with a cause ruins Johnson's big Brexit day

9 hours 21 min ago
Fearing Britain could drop out of the European Union without a deal by design or default, one British lawmaker on Saturday masterminded a plan to deny Prime Minister Boris Johnson his day of Brexit glory.
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Spanish PM tells Catalan leader to denounce violence

9 hours 56 min ago
Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Saturday dismissed a call for dialogue from Catalonia's regional chief, telling him he must first condemn the separatist unrest that is roiling Barcelona.
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