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More gunfire heard at Nairobi hotel complex attacked by Islamist militants

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 16:24
A burst of gunfire was heard a few minutes before midnight on Tuesday at a Nairobi hotel complex attacked by Islamist militants, a Reuters witness said, an hour after the interior minister said the complex had been secured.
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City unites in call for urgent Brexit transition deal

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 16:23
Britain must urgently come up with a new plan to avoid leaving the European Union without a deal in just over 70 days' time and destabilize markets, finance leaders said on Tuesday.
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Ethiopia protesters end blockade of main highway to sea

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 16:15
Protesters in Ethiopia's northeastern Afar region have ended a blockade of the landlocked country's main route to the sea that was imposed on Sunday to demonstrate against surging ethnic violence, police and organizers said on Tuesday.
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Stand aside and make way for our deal, Britain's Labour tells May

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 16:07
Britain's main opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday it was pressing for a new national election because its alternative plan for leaving the European Union was the only one that could pass through parliament and unite the country.
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Brexit bedlam: May's EU withdrawal deal crushed by 230 votes in parliament

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:56
British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday, triggering political chaos that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave.
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British PM must seek fundamental changes to Brexit deal: DUP

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:53
British Prime Minister Theresa May must seek fundamental changes to her rejected divorce deal with the European Union, the leader of the small Northern Irish party propping up her minority government said on Tuesday.
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How Trump slowed rush for Syria exits after huddle in Iraq

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:51
U.S. President Donald Trump was reeling from sharp rebukes at home and abroad over his surprise announcement last month to immediately pull American troops out of Syria when he flew into the al Asad airbase in neighboring Iraq the day after Christmas.
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Witness at 'El Chapo' trial describes alleged $100 million bribe to Pena Nieto

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:46
A witness at the U.S. trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman testified on Tuesday that he previously told U.S. authorities that the accused Mexican drug lord once paid a $100 million bribe to former Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto.
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Brexit deal can't be ratified as it is, UK minister says

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:40
British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal cannot pass in its current form and must now be changed in order to be approved by UK lawmakers, health minister Matthew Hancock said after parliament rejected her plan.
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Venezuela congress asks foreign countries to freeze Maduro-linked accounts

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:39
Venezuela's opposition-run congress on Tuesday approved a measure asking dozens of foreign governments to seek a freeze on bank accounts controlled by the administration of President Nicolas Maduro, according to a draft document seen by Reuters.
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Luxembourg says no-deal Brexit plans now 'full steam' ahead

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:36
Luxembourg is intensifying its preparations for a chaotic British departure from the European Union, the country's premier said on Tuesday after the British parliament rejected a draft withdrawal agreement.
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'We are staring down the barrel': reactions to PM May's Brexit deal defeat

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:33
European Union leaders said they would step up preparations for a no-deal Brexit and British business groups reacted with alarm after British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday.
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UK PM May's deal can still form basis of Brexit agreement -spokesman

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:32
British Prime Minister Theresa May still believes her Brexit deal can form the basis of an agreement for Britain to leave the European Union, her spokesman said on Tuesday after the deal suffered a heavy defeat in parliament.
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EU's Tusk suggests only positive solution is for Britain to stay in EU

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:30
The only positive solution after the British parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's agreement on withdrawal from the European Union is for Britain to stay in the EU, the chairman of EU leaders Donald Tusk said on Tuesday.
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Polish man arrested over spying for China while working in government: WSJ

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:29
A former Polish security official arrested by Polish authorities has been charged with spying for China while still working for Polish government institutions, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
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'Keep calm and carry on', Austria urges after UK Brexit vote

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:27
Austria on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Theresa May to act swiftly to avert a 'no-deal' Brexit after British lawmakers rejected a withdrawal deal she had agreed with Brussels, adding that the deal would not be renegotiated.
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EU to step up planning for no-deal Brexit: Juncker, Michel

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:21
The European Union will intensify its preparations for a scenario in which Britain leaves the bloc without a withdrawal agreement, the bloc's chief executive and Belgium's prime minister said on Tuesday.
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UK PM May's statement to parliament after Brexit vote defeat

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:17
British Prime Minister Theresa May made the following statement in parliament after lawmakers voted against her proposed exit deal with the European Union by the large majority of 432 to 202.
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Northern Ireland's DUP to back PM May in vote of no confidence

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:11
The Northern Irish party propping up Theresa May's minority government will back the British prime minister in a vote of no confidence in her government on Wednesday, a spokesman for the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) said.
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U.S.-bound Honduran migrant caravan grows as Trump argues for wall

Reuters World News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:07
A new U.S.-bound caravan of Honduran migrants grew to nearly 1,000 people as it neared the Guatemalan border on Tuesday, a Honduran official said, while U.S. President Donald Trump seized on news of the group to try to drum up support for a border wall.
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