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UK's Labour starts to reverse Blair's changes to nationalization policy

Reuters World News - 6 hours 29 min ago
Britain's opposition Labour Party has started a process that could reverse former leader Tony Blair's move away from a commitment for common ownership of the means of production, distribution and exchange, The Times reported.
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Saudi ambassador to Germany says all options on the table against Iran: radio

Reuters World News - 6 hours 33 min ago
The Saudi ambassador to Germany said on Thursday all options were on the table in retaliation to attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities over the weekend that the kingdom has blamed on Iran.
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Taliban car bomb kills at least 20 in southern Afghanistan

Reuters World News - 6 hours 49 min ago
A Taliban truck bomb killed at least 20 people and wounded 95 others when it exploded near a hospital in southern Afghanistan, an official said.
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Tonga holds state funeral for climate change campaigner PM

Reuters World News - 6 hours 51 min ago
Tonga observed a day of national mourning on Thursday for the state funeral of Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva, known as a pro-democracy and climate change campaigner in the South Pacific.
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'Mad Max,' Canada's populist candidate, has a score to settle and it could shape the election

Reuters World News - 7 hours 29 min ago
Maxime "Mad Max" Bernier, one of the most right-wing figures ever seen in Canadian federal politics, has a score to settle and nothing to lose - a potent mix that could shape the outcome of next month's national election.
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Tuvalu changes PM, adds to concerns over backing for Taiwan in Pacific

Reuters World News - 7 hours 37 min ago
Parliament in the tiny South Pacific country of Tuvalu elected a new prime minister on Thursday, making a change that analysts say could give China a chance to further undermine Taiwan in a region that has been a pillar of support.
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Tokyo court clears former Tepco executives of negligence over Fukushima disaster

Reuters World News - 7 hours 56 min ago
A Tokyo court cleared on Thursday three former Tokyo Electric Power executives of negligence for the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the only criminal case to arise out of the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl in 1986.
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Mexico reopens investigation into 2014 disappearance of 43 students

Reuters World News - 8 hours 17 min ago
Mexico will open a new investigation into the 2014 disappearance and apparent massacre of 43 students, authorities said on Wednesday, a controversial case that caused a crisis for the previous government and drew international criticism.
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Canada's Trudeau apologizes for dressing up in brown face, election chances could suffer

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 23:30
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized on Wednesday for wearing brown face make-up in 2001 after an embarrassing picture emerged less than five weeks before an election in which he faces a tough fight.
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Reactions to Canadian PM Trudeau's brown face 2001 picture

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 23:30
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized on Wednesday for wearing brown face make-up in 2001 after an embarrassing picture emerged less than five weeks out from a tightly contested general election.
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Partial transcript of remarks by Canada PM Trudeau over brown face incident

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 23:29
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday delivered an apology for an incident in 2001 where he dressed up in brown face. He then took questions from reporters.
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Apples rot in Kashmir orchards, as lockdown puts economy in tailspin

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 23:25
It's harvest time, but the market in the northern Kashmiri town of Sopore - usually packed with people, trucks and produce at this time of year - is empty, while in orchards across India's Jammu and Kashmir state unpicked apples rot on the branch.
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Large parts of Bermuda plunged into darkness as Hurricane Humberto whips island

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 23:17
Hurricane Humberto knocked out power lines in Bermuda on Wednesday night, plunging nearly the whole Atlantic archipelago into darkness, as the storm whipped the British territory with powerful winds and heavy rain.
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Canada Conservative leader says Trudeau brown face picture shows he's unfit to govern

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 22:22
Canadian Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer said his Liberal rival in the upcoming election, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is unfit to govern the country after a 2001 picture emerged showing him dressed in brown face.
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Canada's Trudeau apologizes for dressing up in brownface in 2001

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 20:39
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized on Wednesday for wearing brownface makeup to a costume party in 2001, an image that could undermine his chances for re-election with less than five weeks to go before the national election.
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Trump sees many options short of war with Iran after attacks on Saudis

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 20:34
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday there were many options short of war with Iran after U.S. ally Saudi Arabia displayed remnants of drones and missiles it said were used in a crippling attack on its oil sites that was "unquestionably sponsored" by Tehran.
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UK's Johnson and Trump discuss need for united diplomatic response to Saudi attack

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 20:34
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump condemned last weekend's attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities and discussed the need for a united diplomatic response in a telephone call on Wednesday, Johnson's office said.
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Tuvalu parliament picks new PM in potential blow for Taiwan

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 20:13
Newly installed lawmakers of the tiny South Pacific country of Tuvalu elected a new prime minister on Thursday, a potential blow for ally Taiwan, which had diplomatic ties to another Pacific island nation cut this week in favor of Beijing.
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U.S. unlikely to impose sanctions on Turkey over Russian buy: Turkish official

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:59
U.S. President Donald Trump has become more understanding about why Turkey has purchased a Russian missile defense system and he is not expected to impose U.S. sanctions on Ankara over the issue, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday.
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Pompeo says U.S. supports Saudi Arabia's right to defend itself: tweet

Reuters World News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:35
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States supports Saudi Arabia's "right to defend itself" and said Iran's behavior would "not be tolerated" in a meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to a statement on his official Twitter account on Thursday.
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