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EU sets April 12 Brexit date if Britain fails to back deal

Reuters World News - 25 min 47 sec ago
Britain could leave the European Union without a Brexit deal on April 12 if lawmakers fail next week to back Prime Minister Theresa May's agreement with Brussels, EU leaders said after a crisis summit in Brussels on Thursday.
Categories: World News

End the Brexit ambiguity, Macron tells Britain

Reuters World News - 26 min 11 sec ago
The European Union has made clear its options for delaying Brexit and now it is time for Britain to lift all ambiguities surrounding its position, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday.
Categories: World News

UK PM May welcomes Brexit delay, says parliament now has clear choice

Reuters World News - 31 min 4 sec ago
Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday welcomed the European Union's decision to delay Brexit, saying that lawmakers in the British parliament now had clear choices about what to do next.
Categories: World News

German minister urges sanctions on EU members flouting principles

Reuters World News - 31 min 33 sec ago
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Thursday the European Union should cut funding and impose sanctions on members which pass laws that contravene core EU principles such having an independent judiciary and freedom of the press.
Categories: World News

China regions see birthrates decline in 2018: China Daily

Reuters World News - 33 min 32 sec ago
Several Chinese regions, including the capital Beijing, saw birthrates decline again in 2018, the official China Daily reported, after a 2016 move to relax family planning controls failed to encourage couples to have more children.
Categories: World News

U.S. warns of 'consequences' after Venezuela detains Guaido top aide

Reuters World News - 40 min 12 sec ago
The United States on Thursday warned of "consequences" against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's security services if they continue with a crackdown against opposition leader Juan Guaido and his aides.
Categories: World News

Exclusive: U.S. threatens to derail meeting of Latam lender if China bars Venezuela

Reuters World News - 49 min 6 sec ago
The United States on Thursday threatened to pull out of the annual meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank in China next week if Beijing refuses to allow a representative of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend.
Categories: World News

Anti-Bouteflika protests shake Algeria's business community

Reuters World News - 55 min 46 sec ago
One of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's few remaining allies in the face of mass protests, tycoon Ali Haddad, is facing pressure to quit as head of Algeria's main business association, a move that would further weaken the embattled head of state.
Categories: World News

EU's Tusk says all Brexit options still open until April 12

Reuters World News - 1 hour 7 min ago
European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday all Brexit options were still open for Britain until April 12 after a summit of EU leaders agreed on Prime Minister Theresa May's request to delay the leave date from March 29.
Categories: World News

New Zealand marks one week since mosque attack with prayers, headscarves

Reuters World News - 1 hour 19 min ago
New Zealanders on Friday marked one week since a mass shooting killed 50 Muslim worshippers in the South Island city of Christchurch, holding nationwide prayers and wearing headscarves to show their support for the devastated community.
Categories: World News

U.S. immigration arrests fall under Trump as resources shift to the border

Reuters US News - 1 hour 26 min ago
U.S. immigration arrests fell under President Donald Trump at the end of 2018 compared to the same period a year earlier, a drop authorities attributed to a growing need to deal with "alarming rates" of migrant families at the border.
Categories: National News

Brazil markets end volatile session in the red after ex-president's arrest

Reuters World News - 1 hour 39 min ago
Brazilian financial markets fell in highly volatile trading on Thursday as investors feared former President Michel Temer's arrest on graft charges could slow proposed pension reform seen as critical to injecting life into a tepid economic recovery.
Categories: World News

China urges U.S. to block Taiwan leader's Hawaii stopover

Reuters World News - 1 hour 43 min ago
China urged the United States on Thursday not to allow Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to stop over in Hawaii next week when she makes a tour of the island's diplomatic allies in the Pacific, adding another irritant to Beijing-Washington ties.
Categories: World News

Boeing slows 737 factory work for three days after recent delays

Reuters World News - 1 hour 59 min ago
Boeing Co said on Thursday that production lines will not "pulse" or move airframes forward for three days next week at its 737 factory to allow workers to catch up on work that was previously delayed.
Categories: World News

Trump signs executive 'free speech' order for U.S. colleges

Reuters US News - 2 hours 27 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order linking "free speech" efforts at public universities to federal grants in an effort to combat what he considers a clamp down on conservative students' abilities to share their views.
Categories: National News

U.S. sanctions Congo election officials, says they obstructed vote

Reuters World News - 2 hours 32 min ago
The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on three senior officials from Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral commission, accusing them of corruption and obstructing December’s presidential election.
Categories: World News

Explainer: What is the significance of the Golan Heights

Reuters World News - 2 hours 35 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States should back Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, seized from Syria in 1967.
Categories: World News

Venezuelan government accuses detained Guaido aide of planning attacks

Reuters World News - 2 hours 36 min ago
Venezuela's interior minister said on Thursday that authorities had arrested opposition leader Juan Guaido's chief of staff for his involvement in an alleged "terrorist cell" that was planning attacks against high-level political figures.
Categories: World News

Algeria ruling party leader says Bouteflika's decisions valued

Reuters World News - 2 hours 43 min ago
Algeria's ruling National Liberation Front party (FLN) values the decisions of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Ennahar Tv cited party leader Moad Bouchareb as saying on Thursday.
Categories: World News

Missouri governor declares state of emergency amid rising floodwaters in Midwestern U.S.

Reuters US News - 2 hours 51 min ago
Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency on Thursday as floodwaters that left a swath of destruction across Nebraska and Iowa surged downstream, swamping small towns, roads and farmland in the U.S Midwest.
Categories: National News

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