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Dec 08, 2019

Thousands of protesters throng streets of Hong Kong as government urges calm
Thousands of black-clad protesters from all walks of life thronged the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a sign of broad support for anti-government demonstrations that have roiled the Chinese-ruled city for six months.

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Dec 08, 2019

French PM says he is determined to complete pension reform
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said he is determined to see through his government's planned pensions reform, but the leader of hardline union CGT said he will fight until the plan is withdrawn, the two men said in interviews published on Sunday.

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Dec 08, 2019

What people in Hong Kong are saying after six months of demonstrations
Here are comments from some protesters at a pro-democracy rally on Sunday that is expected to gauge broad support for anti-government demonstrations that have roiled the Chinese-ruled city for six months.

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Dec 08, 2019

China copper imports hit 13-month high in November on improved factory activity
China's copper imports rose 12.1% in November from the previous month to their highest in more than a year, as an unexpected improvement in the manufacturing sector drove up demand.

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Dec 08, 2019

China November crude oil imports hit record high as refiners race to use up quotas
China's crude oil imports hit a record high on a daily basis in November, as refiners operated at high run rates to use up annual import quotas.

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Dec 08, 2019

Thousands rally in Hong Kong as government appeals for calm
Thousands of black-clad protesters from all walks of life gathered in Hong Kong on Sunday under a crisp blue sky for a rally that is expected to gauge support for democracy in the financial hub which has been roiled by protests for six months.

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Dec 08, 2019

China November exports fall, but import growth hints of recovering demand
China's exports in November shrank for the fourth consecutive month, underscoring persistent pressures on manufacturers from the Sino-U.S. war but growth in imports may be a sign that Beijing's stimulus steps are helping to stoke demand.

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Dec 08, 2019

China November iron ore imports down for second month as top miners ship less
China's iron ore imports fell for a second straight month in November, customs data showed on Sunday, as lower shipments from top miners in Australia and Brazil overshadowed firm demand for the steelmaking ingredient at mills.

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Dec 08, 2019

China's November coal imports slump 19% month-on-month on port curbs
China's coal imports plunged 19% in November from the previous month as tighter import rules at ports curbed shipments towards the year's end.

Reuters Top News
Dec 07, 2019

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi departs for genocide hearings amid fanfare at home
Myanmar leader and Nobel peace prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi departed on Sunday for the U.N's top court in The Hague to defend the country against charges of genocide of its Rohingya Muslim minority.

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Dec 07, 2019

Mexico, U.S. draw closer to finalizing USMCA: source
U.S. and Mexican negotiators are "very close" to finalizing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, a Washington-based source familiar with the talks said on Saturday, after a top Mexico official said the two sides had made progress on the trade deal.

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Dec 07, 2019

China's November trade surplus with U.S. at $24.60 billion vs $26.45 billion in October
China's trade surplus with the United States for November stood at $24.60 billion, Reuters calculation based on Chinese customs data showed on Sunday, easing from the previous month's surplus of $26.45 billion.

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Dec 07, 2019

China November exports unexpectedly fall, but imports rebound
China's exports in November shrank for the fourth consecutive month, customs data showed on Sunday, confounding market expectations for a rise and underscoring persistent pressures on manufacturers from the Sino-U.S. trade dispute.

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Dec 07, 2019

North Korea carries out 'very important' test at once-dismantled launch site: KCNA
North Korea has carried out a "very important" test at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media KCNA reported on Sunday, a rocket testing ground that U.S. officials once said North Korea had promised to close.

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Dec 07, 2019

Boxing: Joshua takes revenge on Ruiz in Saudi Arabia rematch
Britain's Anthony Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr on a unanimous points decision in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to seize back the heavyweight world championship belts he lost to his Mexican-American opponent in a shock upset last June.

Reuters Top News
Dec 07, 2019

Take Five: Euphoria to despair and back again
More than three years after Britons narrowly voted to leave the European Union, the Dec. 12 general election will effectively offer them another vote on how they want Brexit to proceed and if they still think it should go ahead.

Reuters Top News
Dec 07, 2019

Hong Kong gears up for mass rally as government appeals for calm
Hong Kong was gearing up for a mass rally on Sunday that is expected to gauge support for pro-democracy demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city as the government appealed to people to express their views peacefully.

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Dec 07, 2019

Peloton 'wife' pops up in new advertisement
The actress who appeared in a widely criticized Christmas advertisement for exercise bike maker Peloton Interactive Inc has a new role selling gin for actor Ryan Reynolds.

Reuters Top News
Dec 07, 2019

Knife-edge? UK's Johnson ahead but polls suggest majority might be tough
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is heading into Britain's election next week with a lead in opinion polls, but some of the surveys also suggest that his chance of winning a parliamentary majority could be too close to call.

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Dec 07, 2019

Saudi airman may have become radicalized before U.S. Navy base attack
The Saudi airman accused of killing three people at a U.S. Navy base in Florida appeared to have posted criticism of U.S. wars and quoted slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on social media hours before the shooting spree, according to a group that tracks online extremism.

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Dec 07, 2019

U.S. defense secretary can't label U.S. base attack 'terrorism' at this point
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was not prepared at this point to label as "terrorism" the attack a day earlier at a U.S. Navy base in Florida, where a Saudi airman is accused of killing three people.

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Dec 07, 2019

Trump says does not think Kim Jong Un wants to interfere in U.S. election
President Donald Trump said on Saturday he did not think North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wanted to interfere in next year's U.S. presidential election and said he would be surprised if Pyongyang acted hostilely.

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Dec 07, 2019

Factbox: Rise in U.S.-Iran tensions precedes prisoner swap
In a year of heightened tensions between Iran and the United States that brought the longtime foes to the brink of military conflict, a swap of prisoners on Saturday was a rare act of cooperation.

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Dec 07, 2019

Democrats huddle to draft impeachment charges against Trump
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives met behind closed doors on Saturday to prepare for what could be the final week of their months-old impeachment inquiry that has imperiled Donald Trump's presidency.

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Dec 07, 2019

Saudi suspect in U.S. Navy base attack linked to anti-U.S. Twitter screed
The Saudi airman accused of killing three people at a U.S. Navy base in Florida appeared to have posted criticism of U.S. wars and quoted slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on social media hours before the shooting spree, according to a group that monitors online extremism.

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Dec 07, 2019

North Korea's U.N. envoy says denuclearization off negotiating table with United States
North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations said on Saturday that denuclearization is off the negotiating table with the United States and lengthy talks with Washington are not needed.

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Dec 07, 2019

Rocket hits Iraqi cleric's home following deadly Baghdad attack
A rocket fired from a drone targeted the home of populist Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Saturday, lawmakers from his Saeroon party said, following one of the capital's bloodiest nights in recent weeks.

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Dec 07, 2019

U.S. hopes U.S. citizen's release means more progress possible with Iran
The United States is hopeful that the release of U.S. citizen Xiyue Wang by Iran will lead to the freeing of other Americans held there and is a sign Tehran is willing to come to the table to talk about other issues, a senior U.S. administration official said on Saturday.

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Dec 07, 2019

More French protests see roads blocked, trains disrupted and scuffles in Paris
Truckers blocked roads in about 10 regions around France on Saturday to protest against a planned reduction in tax breaks on diesel for road transport, while train and metro services remained heavily disrupted by a strike against pension reform.

Reuters Top News
Dec 07, 2019

Factbox: Reactions to Iran-U.S. prisoner swap
The United States and Iran swapped prisoners - a Chinese-American detained for three years on spying charges and an imprisoned Iranian - on Saturday in a rare act of cooperation between two longtime foes.

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Dec 07, 2019

United States and Iran swap prisoners in rare act of cooperation
The United States and Iran swapped prisoners - a Chinese-American detained for three years on spying charges and an imprisoned Iranian - on Saturday in a rare act of cooperation between two longtime foes whose ties have worsened since President Donald Trump took office.

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Dec 07, 2019

Hong Kong police chief promises flexibility ahead of rally
Hong Kong's new police commissioner said on Saturday his force would take a flexible approach to pro-democracy demonstrations as the city gears up for a rally on Sunday that is expected to draw a huge crowd.

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Dec 07, 2019

UK minister says concerned about election interference after leak of documents linked to Russia
The leak of classified UK-U.S. trade documents online, tied to a previous Russian disinformation campaign, has all the hallmarks of an attempt to interfere in Britain's upcoming election, a British minister said on Saturday.

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Dec 07, 2019

Buttigieg pledges billions to curb education disparities
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg vowed on Saturday to spend hundreds of billions of dollars to improve public education if elected, with a plan that boosts funds for "underserved children" and expands early childhood learning.

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Dec 07, 2019

Democrats to spend weekend drafting impeachment charges against Trump
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will spend the weekend on Capitol Hill preparing for what could be the final week of their months-old impeachment inquiry that has imperiled Donald Trump's presidency.

Reuters Top News
Dec 07, 2019

Hong Kong police to take both 'hard' and 'soft' approaches against protests: commissioner
The Hong Kong police will use both "hard" and "soft" approaches when dealing with protests, Hong Kong's police commissioner Chris Tang told reporters in Beijing on Saturday.

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Dec 07, 2019

Ericsson to pay over $1 billion to resolve U.S. corruption probes
Swedish mobile telecoms company Ericsson has agreed to pay over $1 billion to resolve probes into corruption, including the bribing of government officials, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday.

Reuters Top News
Dec 07, 2019

U.S. health spending recovers after two slow years: CMS
(This Dec. 5 story corrects first paragraph to say growth was slower not declined in previous years, removes reference to projected spending in eighth paragraph)

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Dec 07, 2019

Mexico official lauds progress on trade deal but says work remains
Mexico's deputy foreign minister for North America, Jesus Seade, said on Friday that negotiators made "good progress" to close the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade deal, but many elements remained to be resolved.

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Dec 07, 2019

Mexico says 'good progress' on trade deal although work remains
Negotiators working to close a new North American trade deal have made "good progress" but many elements are not yet resolved, Mexico's deputy foreign minister said on Friday.

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Dec 07, 2019

Bankrupt PG&E reaches $13.5 billion settlement with California wildfire victims
California's bankrupt power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it had reached a $13.5 billion settlement with victims of some of most devastating wildfires in the state's modern history.

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Dec 07, 2019

Indian rape victim dies in hospital after being set ablaze
A 23-year-old rape victim set on fire by a gang of men, which included her alleged rapist, has died in a New Delhi hospital, the doctor treating her said on Saturday.

Reuters Top News
Dec 07, 2019

Exclusive: U.S. says drone shot down by Russian air defenses near Libyan capital
The U.S. military believes that an unarmed American drone reported lost near Libya's capital last month was in fact shot down by Russian air defenses and it is demanding the return of the aircraft's wreckage, U.S. Africa Command says.

Reuters Top News
Dec 06, 2019

Trump, South Korea's Moon discuss trying to maintain talks with North Korea
U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a half-hour phone discussion on ways to maintain diplomacy with North Korea, Seoul said on Saturday, as Pyongyang warns of waning patience with stalled nuclear talks.

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Dec 06, 2019

PG&E says reached $13.5 billion agreement with wildfire victims
Bankrupt California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it had reached a $13.5 billion agreement to resolve individual claims relating to the 2017 and 2018 wildfires and the 2015 butte fire.

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Dec 06, 2019

Trump calls for World Bank to stop loaning to China
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday called for the World Bank to stop loaning money to China, one day after the institution adopted a lending plan to Beijing over Washington's objections.

Reuters Top News
Dec 06, 2019

Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over his 'pedo guy' tweet
Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk emerged victorious on Friday from a closely watched defamation trial as a federal court jury swiftly rejected the $190 million claim brought against him by a British cave explorer who Musk had branded a "pedo guy" on Twitter.

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Dec 06, 2019

Gunmen kill 6 people near protest site in central Baghdad
Gunmen killed at least six people near a protest site in central Baghdad on Friday, police and medics said.

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Dec 06, 2019

Iraq protest death toll mounts as cleric warns against meddling
Iraq's top Shi'ite Muslim cleric said a new prime minister must be chosen without foreign interference in an apparent nod to Iranian influence, as armed men killed at least 19 people, including three police, near a Baghdad protest site on Friday.

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Dec 06, 2019

Wall Street Week Ahead: Tariff deadline keeps focus on trade as 2019 draws to close
The stock market looks set to end 2019 the way it began the year -- highly sensitive to headlines from President Donald Trump's global trade war.

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Dec 06, 2019

Musk's defamation win may reset legal landscape for social media
Elon Musk's daring has left its mark on electric cars and rockets, and now experts say the entrepreneur may have reshaped U.S. defamation law with his willingness to defend at a high-stakes trial a lawsuit over an off-the-cuff tweet.

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Dec 06, 2019

Trump takes aim at trickle-down toilets, faucets
President Donald Trump said on Friday he has directed his environmental regulators to find answers to what he said is a big problem - water-conserving showers, faucets and toilets.

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Dec 06, 2019

Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial sparked by 'pedo guy' tweet
Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk emerged victorious on Friday from a defamation trial as a federal court jury swiftly rejected the $190 million claim brought against him by a British cave explorer who Musk had branded a "pedo guy" on Twitter.

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Dec 06, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to resume federal executions
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected a request by President Donald Trump's administration to proceed with plans to carry out the first executions of federal death row inmates since 2003.

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Dec 06, 2019

Saudi airman in U.S. for training suspected in deadly shooting at Florida naval base
A member of the Saudi Air Force visiting the United States for military training is the suspect in a shooting that killed four people and injured eight at a U.S. Navy base in Florida on Friday, the state governor and other officials said.

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Dec 06, 2019

California congressman Duncan Hunter announces resignation after corruption plea
U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter will resign from Congress following his guilty plea to a federal charge of conspiring to misuse campaign funds, he said on Friday.

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Dec 06, 2019

White House tells Democrats it will not participate in Trump impeachment hearing
The White House said on Friday it would refuse to take part in hearings in the U.S. House of Representatives set for next week that will consider what articles of impeachment to bring against President Donald Trump.

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Dec 06, 2019

U.S. Justice Ginsburg puts temporary hold on Trump financial records dispute
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday put a temporary hold on a court ruling that would require records held by Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to be handed over to Democratic-led congressional panels.

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Dec 06, 2019

Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over 'pedo guy' tweet
A federal court jury in Los Angeles on Friday found in favor of Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk in the defamation lawsuit brought against him by a British cave explorer who Musk had branded a "pedo guy" on Twitter.

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Dec 06, 2019

Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over 'pedo guy' tweet
A U.S. District Court jury in Los Angeles on Friday found in favor of Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk in the defamation lawsuit brought against him by a British cave explorer who Musk had branded a "pedo guy" on Twitter.

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Dec 06, 2019

Republicans want Hunter Biden, Rep. Schiff and whistleblower to testify on impeachment
Republicans on the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee want Hunter Biden, Democratic congressman Adam Schiff and a whistleblower to be among the witnesses they want to testify at impeachment hearings for President Donald Trump, the top Republican on the panel said in a letter on Friday.

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Dec 06, 2019

"All clear" given at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida after bomb threat
An "all clear" signal was given at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida on Friday an hour after a bomb threat forced authorities to evacuate the area, the base said in a tweet.

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Dec 06, 2019

Snap poll shows UK PM Johnson narrowly won pre-election TV debate
A snap poll published after a pre-election BBC television debate between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn showed Johnson was narrowly considered to be the winner, Sky News said.

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Dec 06, 2019

White House tells Congress it will refuse to participate in impeachment hearings
The White House informed the U.S. Congress on Friday that it will refuse to participate in impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump in the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee next week.

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Dec 06, 2019

Global stocks rally, dollar gains on robust U.S. jobs data
The dollar rose and global equity markets jumped on Friday after data showed U.S. job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November, putting to rest recession fears and briefly taking the spotlight off contentious U.S.-China trade talks.

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Dec 06, 2019

Johnson, Corbyn wage Brexit battle in final debate before UK election
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn went head to head over Brexit on Friday in the last televised debate before next week's election that will determine the path for Britain's departure from the European Union.

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Dec 06, 2019

Wall Street climbs on solid jobs data, trade hopes
Wall Street ended solidly higher on Friday as a strong jobs report and optimism about U.S.-China trade negotiations ahead of an upcoming deadline helped stoke investor risk appetite.

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Dec 06, 2019

Saudi airman in U.S. for training suspected in deadly shooting at Florida Navy base
A member of the Saudi Air Force visiting the United States for military training was the suspect in a shooting that killed four people and injured eight at a U.S. Navy base in Florida on Friday, the state governor and other officials said.

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Dec 06, 2019

Saudi king orders security services to cooperate with U.S. in probe of Florida shooting
Saudi Arabia's King Salman told U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday he has directed his security services to cooperate with U.S. authorities investigating the deadly shooting at a Florida military base and assured him the "perpetrator of this heinous crime" does not represent the Saudi people.

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Dec 06, 2019

Bomb threat reported at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida
A bomb threat was reported at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida on Friday and the area was evacuated as authorities were investigating, the base said in a Tweet.

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Dec 06, 2019

Saudi energy minister talks OPEC unity, backs Aramco to soar
OPEC and its allies would only ease supply curbs and pump more oil once global crude inventories fall and pricing reflects a tighter market, Saudi Arabia's energy minister told Reuters.

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Dec 06, 2019

Elon Musk should pay $190 million for defamatory 'nuclear bomb,' plaintiff's lawyer says
Tesla founder Elon Musk should pay at least $190 million in damages for defaming a British cave explorer in tweets that suggested he was a pedophile and were like a "nuclear bomb," the plaintiff's lawyer said on Friday.

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Dec 06, 2019

Trump asks Supreme Court to stop banks from disclosing his financial data
President Donald Trump, fighting to keep details of his finances secret, asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to prevent records held by Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from being handed over to Democratic-led congressional panels.

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Dec 06, 2019

Saudi airman suspected in shooting at U.S. Navy base that killed four
A member of the Saudi Air Force visiting the United States for military training was the suspect in a shooting that killed four people and injured eight at a U.S. Navy base in Florida on Friday, the state governor and other officials said.

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Dec 06, 2019

Factbox: Major mass shootings in the United States
A shooting in Pensacola, Florida, on Friday that left at least four people dead was the second mass killing on a U.S. military installation in three days and followed a spate of deadly gun violence throughout the country this summer.

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Dec 06, 2019

Trump asks Supreme Court to prevent banks turning over financial records
President Donald Trump, fighting to keep details of his finances secret, asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to prevent records held by Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from being handed over to Democratic-led congressional panels.

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Dec 06, 2019

Trump will make final call on China tariffs, likes direction of talks: Kudlow
Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday that a Dec. 15 deadline is still in place to impose a new round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese consumer goods, but President Donald Trump likes where trade talks with China are going.

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Dec 06, 2019

Wall Street jumps on strong jobs data, trade hopes
Wall Street advanced on Friday as a robust jobs report and a note of optimism regarding ongoing U.S.-China trade negotiations enticed buyers to the equities market.

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Dec 06, 2019

White House vows response to Democratic deadline in Trump impeachment drive
The White House promised to respond to a Friday deadline set by U.S. House of Representatives Democrats for President Donald Trump to decide whether to take part in proceedings as lawmakers consider what articles of impeachment to bring against him.

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Dec 06, 2019

Strong U.S. job growth showcases economy's resilience
U.S. job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November as the healthcare industry boosted hiring and production workers at General Motors returned to work after a strike, the strongest sign yet the economy is in no danger of stalling.

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Dec 06, 2019

Kerry joins Biden in Iowa, making a foreign policy pitch
Former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Iowa on Friday with John Kerry, the former U.S. secretary of state and presidential nominee, seeking to bolster his case that he can set right a world turned topsy-turvy by President Donald Trump.

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Dec 06, 2019

UK Conservatives' lead over Labour widens to nine points: Panelbase poll
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has extended its lead slightly over the opposition Labour Party to nine points, up from eight a week ago, according to a poll by Panelbase.

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Dec 06, 2019

Elon Musk defamation trial in homestretch, jury may get case Friday
Elon Musk arrived on Friday at a federal court in Los Angeles looking relaxed in a dark-colored suit, as a trial over whether the Tesla founder defamed a British cave explorer with tweets suggesting he was a pedophile approached its end.

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Dec 06, 2019

As unions turn the screws, French PM says pension reform unavoidable
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Friday nationwide strikes in the public sector would not weaken his resolve to reform the pension system but promised workers would be spared a brutal transition to the new regime.

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Dec 06, 2019

Bumper jobs data, upbeat trade tone push Wall Street higher
U.S. stocks jumped on Friday as a strong jobs report and upbeat comments from President Donald Trump on trade talks with China breathed new life into markets after a roller-coaster week.

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Dec 06, 2019

French retailers, hoteliers warn strikes could spoil Christmas season
French retailers and hoteliers warned their crucial Christmas season could be spoiled if a strike, which was causing travel chaos for a second day on Friday, drags on for much longer.

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Dec 06, 2019

U.S. lawmaker says Uber must take action after disclosing sexual assault reports
The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee urged Uber Technologies Inc to take action after the company disclosed on Thursday it received over 3,000 reports of sexual assault related to its 1.3 billion rides in the United States last year.

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Dec 06, 2019

Thunberg says 'our voices' being heard but not translating into action
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Friday the voices of climate strikers are being heard but politicians are still not taking action.

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Dec 06, 2019

Stocks rally, dollar gains on robust U.S. jobs data
The dollar rose and global equity markets rallied on Friday after data showed U.S. job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November, putting to rest fears of recession and briefly taking the spotlight off the U.S.-China trade talks.

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Dec 06, 2019

Four killed including shooter at U.S. Navy base in Pensacola, Florida
Three people were killed by a shooter on Friday at Naval Air Station Pensacola, a major U.S. Navy base in Florida, before sheriff's deputies fatally shot the shooter, authorities said, the second deadly shooting at a U.S. military installation this week.

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Dec 06, 2019

French SNCF says railway traffic will still be disrupted Monday
French railways company SNCF said on Friday it expected rail traffic would still be heavily disrupted on Monday, based on statements from transport unions.

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Dec 06, 2019

Trump faces deadline as House Democrats craft articles of impeachment
President Donald Trump faced a deadline on Friday set by U.S. House of Representatives Democrats as they deliberate over what charges to bring against him after Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked the Judiciary Committee to draft formal articles of impeachment.

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Dec 06, 2019

YouGov to release final MRP poll for UK election on December 10
Market research firm YouGov said it would publish a closely watched poll which will seek to predict the outcome of Britain's Dec. 12 election at 2200 GMT on Tuesday.

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Dec 06, 2019

Bloomberg on his Democratic rivals: 'Trump will eat 'em up'
Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg said on Friday that Donald Trump would easily defeat any of his Democratic White House rivals in next year's election, bluntly declaring: "Donald Trump would eat 'em up."

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Dec 06, 2019

French PM says not looking for confrontation in pension reform
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Friday he was sticking with plans to reform the country's pension system but insisted change would be gradual and "not brutal".

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Dec 06, 2019

Strong U.S. job growth highlights economy's resilience
U.S. job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November as former striking workers returned to General Motors' GM.N payrolls and the healthcare industry boosted hiring, the strongest sign yet the economy was not in danger of stalling.

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Dec 06, 2019

Three killed including shooter at U.S. Navy base in Pensacola, Florida
Three people including a suspected shooter were killed and at least seven others were injured on Friday at Naval Air Station Pensacola, a major U.S. Navy base in Florida, authorities said, the second deadly shooting at a U.S. military installation this week.

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Dec 06, 2019

Don't touch that dial! Traders see Fed on hold until after 2020 election
The Federal Reserve, which cut interest rates three times this year to shield the U.S. economy from a global slowdown, will not need to do any more to boost growth until late next year, after Americans have picked a president.

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Dec 06, 2019

Wall Street opens higher after strong jobs data, calmer tone on trade
U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday, after data showed domestic job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November, adding to an upbeat mood after President Donald Trump said the trade talks with China were "moving right along".

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Dec 06, 2019

Instant View: U.S. Nov payrolls up by most in 10 months
U.S. job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November as former striking workers returned to General Motors' payrolls and the healthcare industry stepped up hiring, confirming that the economy remained on a moderate expansion path despite a prolonged manufacturing slump.

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