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UK metal detectorists found guilty of hiding golden Anglo-Saxon haul

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 12:23
Two British metal detectorists were found guilty on Thursday of hiding a hoard they had discovered of more than 300 Anglo-Saxon gold coins, ingots and jewelry, some dating back 1,100 years, which was worth around 3 million pounds ($3.8 million).
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Explainer: Why UK's refusal to name new commissioner is headache for EU

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 12:22
The European Union is due to relaunch its powerful executive arm under the new leadership of the German conservative Ursula von der Leyen from Dec. 1 but faces legal risks after Britain refused to name its representative for the European Commission.
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VW says arena must cover German carmaker's name during far-right event

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 11:47
Volkswagen has told a sports arena in western Germany to cover up the carmaker's name when the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party holds an event there.
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Israel's attorney general indicts PM Netanyahu on corruption charges

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 11:44
Israel's attorney general indicted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges on Thursday, heightening uncertainty over who will ultimately lead a country mired in political chaos after two inconclusive elections this year.
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Argentine prosecutor calls for international arrest of bishop accused of sex abuse

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 11:42
An Argentine criminal prosecutor has requested the arrest of a Catholic bishop after officials said he ignored repeated calls and emails about an investigation of sex abuse allegations against him.
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Israel's attorney general announces indictment against Netanyahu in corruption cases

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 11:35
Israel's attorney general indicted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges on Thursday, raising more uncertainty over who will ultimately lead a country mired in political chaos after two inconclusive elections this year.
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Boeing has settled more than half of Lion Air crash lawsuits: lawyer

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 11:27
Boeing Co has settled more than half of some 118 cases related to the fatal crash of a Lion Air flight on a 737 MAX aircraft in October 2018, attorney Dan Webb said at a court hearing on Thursday.
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U.S. sends Guatemala first Honduran migrant under asylum deal

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 11:22
The first Honduran asylum-seeker arrived in Guatemala on Thursday from El Paso, Texas, under a controversial U.S. agreement that establishes Guatemala as a safe third country to process people fleeing persecution in their homelands.
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Labour unveils 'radical' plan to remake Britain

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 11:22
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn unveiled his party's election manifesto on Thursday, setting out radical plans to transform Britain with public sector pay rises, higher taxes on companies and a sweeping nationalisation of infrastructure.
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Nationalization in the UK: Labour's plans for companies

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 11:22
Britain's opposition Labour Party unveiled its election manifesto on Thursday, including a sweeping programme of nationalization to reverse decades of pro-privatisation public policy.
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UK PM Johnson's party raises 26 times more in donations than Labour

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 11:22
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party raised 26 times more in political donations than the main opposition Labour Party in the first week of the official British election campaign.
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U.S. says Nicaragua's surrounding of church sheltering protesters 'unacceptable'

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 11:21
The United States is deeply concerned about protesters on a hunger strike in a church in Nicaragua who have been unable to access water or electricity, and will use economic and diplomatic means to support democracy in the country led by President Daniel Ortega, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Thursday.
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Bosnians outraged by alleged abuse of children with special needs

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 10:57
Sarajevo's prosecutor has launched an investigation into the alleged abuse of children with special needs at a state-run care home in Bosnia, after a lawmaker made public photographs and a video showing children tied to beds and radiators.
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Turkish court upholds verdict against 12 ex-staff of opposition newspaper

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 10:55
A Turkish court on Thursday upheld its conviction of 12 former employees of the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper despite a higher court ruling, a lawyer for the newspaper said.
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'Too scared to escape': Isolated protesters hold out on trashed Hong Kong campus

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 10:54
Inside the increasingly empty and trashed campus of a Hong Kong university only a handful of activists held out on Thursday as they desperately searched for ways to escape or hide while squads of police encircled the grounds.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro launches his own party in political gambit

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 10:53
Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro launched a new political party on Thursday, the Alliance for Brazil (APB), under the banner of fighting graft and advancing Christian values, a breakaway move that could fragment his base.
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'Dark days' in Israel after PM and rival fail to form government, election looms

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 09:47
Israel's president told lawmakers on Thursday to name a candidate to form a new government after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and challenger Benny Gantz both failed, a move that probably sets the stage for a third election within a year.
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U.N. nuclear watchdog presses Iran for answers on uranium traces

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 09:42
The U.N. nuclear watchdog's top inspector will travel to Tehran next week to press Iran to finally explain the origin of uranium traces found at an undeclared site, the agency's acting chief said on Thursday.
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Presidential election in chaotic Guinea-Bissau could resolve political impasse

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 09:28
After weeks of political turmoil including violent protests, an alleged coup attempt and the emergence of two competing prime ministers, Guinea-Bissau is holding a presidential election on Sunday that many hope will usher in a semblance of calm.
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Red Cross says it handed over 10 Afghan soldiers after release by Taliban

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 09:22
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday it facilitated the release of 10 Afghan security force members detained by the Taliban and handed them over to Afghan authorities.
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