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  • Global stocks slip, dollar rebounds on trade hopes stir sentiment

    Global stocks slip, dollar rebounds on trade hopes stir sentiment0

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar rebounded and global equity markets edged lower on Thursday as efforts by China to smooth the path forward in U.S.-Sino trade talks helped sooth investor sentiment, though fears remained that a phase one deal might not occur until next year. A trader works on the floor of the New

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  • Labour unveils ‘radical’ plan to remake Britain

    Labour unveils ‘radical’ plan to remake Britain0

    BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – 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. Leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn speaks at the launch of the party manifesto in Birmingham, Britain

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  • Pentagon denies report U.S. mulls pulling up to 4,000 troops from South Korea

    Pentagon denies report U.S. mulls pulling up to 4,000 troops from South Korea0

    SEOUL/HANOI (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday denied a South Korean news report that it was considering withdrawing up to 4,000 troops from South Korea if it does not pay more for maintaining a 28,500-strong U.S. contingent deterring North Korean aggression. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump heads to the Marine One helicopter to

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  • U.S. considers pulling up to 4,000 troops from South Korea – Chosun Ilbo

    U.S. considers pulling up to 4,000 troops from South Korea – Chosun Ilbo0

    SEOUL (Reuters) – The United States is considering a significant cut to its troop numbers in South Korea if Seoul does not contribute more to the cost of the deployment, South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo reported on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump heads to the Marine One helicopter to depart the White House

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  • UK insurer Direct Line to rein in costs as competition intensifies

    UK insurer Direct Line to rein in costs as competition intensifies0

    (Reuters) – Direct Line Insurance Group Plc (DLGD.L) on Wednesday laid out a plan to cut expenses and bolster digital presence as Britain’s biggest motor insurer looks to thrive in an industry plagued by stagnant prices and stinging competition. FILE PHOTO: A photo illustration shows insurance renewal notices from Direct Line in London October 10,

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  • U.S. diplomat Sondland says he ‘followed the president’s orders’ on Ukraine

    U.S. diplomat Sondland says he ‘followed the president’s orders’ on Ukraine0

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. diplomat who is a pivotal witness in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he worked with his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine issues on “the president’s orders,” confirming Trump’s active participation in a controversy that threatens his presidency. Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the

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