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Aug 17, 2018

Turkey's lira weakens 5 percent, Trump says won't take pastor's detention 'sitting down'
Turkey's battered lira weakened 5 percent on Friday after a Turkish court rejected an American pastor's appeal for release, drawing a stiff rebuke from President Donald Trump who said the United States would not take the detention "sitting down".

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Aug 17, 2018

Turkish banking watchdog broadens limits on derivative transactions
Turkey's BDDK banking watchdog on Friday said it would broaden limits on banks' forex swap transactions to include lira forward and option-type derivative transactions.

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Aug 17, 2018

Italy determined to revoke motorway concession after bridge collapse
Italy's populist ruling coalition showed a united front on Friday in its push to revoke concessions held by Autostrade per l'Italia to operate toll highways after a bridge it managed collapsed this week, killing at least 38 people.

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Aug 17, 2018

Top Pennsylvania Catholic leader vows to ensure abuses 'never recur'
Pennsylvania's top Roman Catholic official on Friday vowed to ensure the widespread sexual abuse by hundreds of priests and cover-up revealed in this week's bombshell grand jury report would never happen again.

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Aug 17, 2018

Five people still missing after Genoa bridge collapse
Five people are still unaccounted for following the collapse of a motorway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa this week, the civil protection agency said on Friday, as rescuers continued to search for survivors under the rubble.

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Aug 17, 2018

It will be tough for Trump's SEC to overhaul reporting rules
U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that he wanted the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to explore doing away with quarterly corporate reports, replacing them with filings every six months.

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Aug 17, 2018

Engineering study in 2017 warned about state of Italian bridge
An engineering study commissioned by Italian motorway operator Autostrade last year warned about the condition of a bridge that collapsed this week in Genoa, the head of the university department that conducted the study said on Friday.

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Aug 17, 2018

Federal probe targets Ohio State over sex abuse allegations
Federal authorities have opened a civil rights investigation into how Ohio State University officials responded to allegations of sexual abuse by a now-deceased doctor who worked for its athletic department, the school said.

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Aug 17, 2018

U.S. concerned by Vietnam dissident sentence, harsh trend
The United States said on Friday it was deeply concerned by the sentencing of a Vietnamese dissident to 20 years in prison this week, calling a trend of increased arrests and harsh sentences for peaceful activism troubling.

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Aug 17, 2018

Trump defends ex-aide Manafort as jury weighs verdict
Weighing in even as a Virginia jury deliberates for a second day, President Donald Trump on Friday called the bank and tax fraud trial of his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort "very sad" and described the defendant a "very good person."

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Aug 17, 2018

Trump asks SEC to consider switch to half-year corporate filings
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said meetings with corporate executives had prompted him to ask the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to study letting public companies file financial reports every six months instead of every quarter.

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Aug 17, 2018

U.S. says redirects Syria funds as allies pony up $300 million
The U.S. State Department said on Friday it will redirect $230 million in frozen funding away from Syria and had raised $300 million from coalition partners for recovery efforts in areas retaken from Islamic State militants in northeast Syria.

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Aug 17, 2018

Trump says Special Counsel Mueller has conflicts
President Donald Trump on Friday said he will likely strip Justice Department official Bruce Ohr of his security clearance and said Special Counsel Robert Mueller, leading the investigation into possible Russian meddling in the presidential election that Trump won, faces conflicts that undermine the credibility of his probe.

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Aug 17, 2018

U.S. State Department calls on Vietnam to release 'prisoners of conscience'
The U.S. State Department on Friday called on Vietnam to release all "prisoners of conscience" immediately, one day after a Vietnamese court conducted a one-day trial of an activist and sentenced him to 20 years in prison.

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Aug 17, 2018

Trump says Turkey has acted badly in Brunson case
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the United States was not going to take Turkey's detention of U.S. Christian pastor Andrew Brunson "sitting down," a day after his Treasury chief said Washington could hit Ankara with further sanctions.

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Aug 17, 2018

U.S. urges restraint, independent probe into Aug. 4 Venezuela explosions
The United States on Friday said it supported the creation of an independent commission to investigate explosions in Caracas during a speech by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro earlier this month, criticizing his government's response as arbitrary.

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Aug 17, 2018

Trump defends ex-aide Manafort as jury considers verdict
Weighing in even as a Virginia jury deliberates for a second day, President Donald Trump on Friday called the bank and tax fraud trial of his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort "very sad" and described the defendant a "very good person."

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Aug 17, 2018

Stocks flat as Turkey worries offset U.S.-China trade talks
NEW YORK - Another steep decline in the Turkish lira on Friday pushed emerging market equities lower and kept other world markets cautious, overshadowing hopes that an upcoming U.S.-China meeting would relieve concerns over trade tariffs.

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Aug 17, 2018

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military over Rohingya crackdown
The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on four Myanmar military and police commanders and two army units for involvement in what it called "ethnic cleansing" and other human rights abuses against the country's Rohingya Muslims, the Treasury Department said.

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Aug 17, 2018

Trump says Manafort trial is 'sad,' calls ex-aide a good person
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday called the financial fraud trial of his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, "sad" and said he was a very good person, weighing in as a jury in Virginia deliberates.

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Aug 17, 2018

Jury begins second day of deliberations in Trump ex-aide Manafort's trial
A jury in Virginia began its second day of deliberations on Friday in the bank and tax fraud trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, while the judge expressed optimism that a verdict might come soon.

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Aug 17, 2018

U.S. imposes sanctions relating to human rights abuses in Myanmar
The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on two Myanmar infantry divisions and four Myanmarese individuals for human rights abuses.

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Aug 17, 2018

Netanyahu questioned again in telecoms case, sees it 'collapsing'
Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday over a case involving the country's largest telecoms firm, one of three corruption investigations in which he has been named as a suspect.

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Aug 17, 2018

M&A lending to U.S. blue-chip firms on summer hiatus
NEW YORK (LPC) - Bank lending to high-quality US companies to fund acquisitions has slowed due to concern over government policies amid the summer doldrums, but is expected to pick up after the Labor Day holiday, bankers said.

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Aug 17, 2018

Instant View: Trump asks SEC to mull half-year corporate filings
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to study the impact of allowing companies to file reports with the financial regulator every six months instead of every quarter.

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Aug 17, 2018

Germany reaches deal on sending back migrants to Greece
Germany has reached an agreement with Greece to send back migrants to the Mediterranean country if they have already applied for asylum there, a German Interior Ministry spokeswoman said on Friday.

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Aug 17, 2018

Trump cancels military parade, says he will head to Paris
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had canceled his planned military parade and would instead visit Paris on Nov. 11 to commemorate Veterans Days, after the Defense Department said it had postponed the parade to at least next year.

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Aug 17, 2018

Turkey's lira weakens 5 percent, court rejects U.S. pastor's appeal
Turkey's battered lira weakened 5 percent on Friday after a Turkish court rejected a U.S. Christian pastor's appeal for release, a day after the United States warned of further sanctions unless Ankara hands over the detained minister.

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Aug 17, 2018

Slovenia's parliament confirms Sarec as PM designate
Slovenia's parliament approved Marjan Sarec, a comedian turned politician, as prime minister designate on Friday, setting him on track to form a minority government and end the country's longest political stalemate since an election.

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Aug 17, 2018

Leftists rattle rand with plan to nationalize South Africa's central bank
Opposition firebrand Julius Malema introduced a bill to nationalize South Africa's central bank, raising pressure on the ruling ANC to go through with a plan it shelved this year and rattling markets wary of threats to the institution's independence.

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Aug 17, 2018

Trump asks SEC to mull half-year corporate filings vs. quarterly
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to study the impact of allowing companies to file reports with the financial regulator every six months instead of every quarter.

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Aug 17, 2018

Separatist bid looms over Barcelona attack commemoration
Barcelona paid tribute on Friday to the victims of a militant rampage last year which killed 16 people, but a call from victims' families to put aside divisions over independence ambitions for the surrounding region of Catalonia was not heeded by all.

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Aug 17, 2018

Mexico union boss victory exposes crack in top graft cases
A Mexican court ruling allowing an ex-union boss to walk free of money laundering charges laid bare a serious flaw in a host of other high-profile corruption trials, officials and experts say, and underscored the challenge facing the incoming government.

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Aug 17, 2018

Netanyahu questioned again in long-running corruption probe
Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday over what local media said was a case involving the country's largest telecoms firm, one of three corruption probes in which he has been named as a suspect.

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Aug 17, 2018

Trump cancels military parade, will go to Paris Nov. 11 instead
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he had canceled his planned military parade scheduled for November and would instead visit Paris on Nov. 11 to commemorate Veterans Day.

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Aug 17, 2018

Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor Brunson's appeal for release: Haberturk
A Turkish court has rejected an appeal to release American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest, broadcaster Haberturk said on Friday.

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Aug 17, 2018

Wife of jailed Reuters journalist in Myanmar gives birth
The wife of imprisoned Reuters journalist Wa Lone, who is facing up to 14 years in jail in Myanmar for allegedly violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act, gave birth to a girl on Friday.

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Aug 17, 2018

Sniffer dogs and cranes help rescuers at scene of Italian bridge collapse
Italian rescue workers used jackhammers and cranes on Friday to lift giant slabs of concrete from the Genoa highway bridge collapse, hoping to find survivors buried in the rubble of the disaster that killed at least 38 people.

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Aug 17, 2018

SEC asked to study six-month filing system for companies: Trump
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he has asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to study the impact of allowing companies to file reports with the financial regulator every six months rather than quarterly.

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Aug 17, 2018

Germany looks at easing immigration laws to fill skilled labor gaps
The German cabinet will soon decide on a proposal to make it easier for skilled workers from outside the European Union to move to Germany to take a job, a paper seen by Reuters shows, as Germany seeks to alleviate chronic labor shortages.

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Aug 17, 2018

Stocks steady on plans for U.S.-China trade talks; Turkish lira buckles
Caution seeped back into world markets on Friday, with news of U.S.-China trade talks offset by an end-of-week wobble in emerging markets as the Turkish lira's recovery ran out of steam.

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Aug 17, 2018

Rains pile misery on India's flooded Kerala state as toll rises to 164
The worst floods in a century in the Indian state of Kerala have killed 164 people and forced more than 200,000 into relief camps, officials said on Friday, with more misery expected as heavy rain pushed water levels higher.

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Aug 17, 2018

China offers Turkey moral support, says can overcome difficulties
China offered moral support to Turkey on Friday as Ankara reeled from a currency crisis and U.S. sanctions, saying it believed the country could overcome its "temporary" economic difficulties, in Beijing's first comment on the issue.

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Aug 17, 2018

Turkey's lira weakens more than 6 percent on threat of more U.S. sanctions
Turkey's battered lira weakened more than 6 percent against the dollar on Friday, after a U.S. warning that Ankara should expect more economic sanctions unless it hands over detained American evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson.

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Aug 17, 2018

China police detain man for asking why can't Taiwan be called a country
Police in China have detained a man who asked on social media what law prevented anyone calling self-ruled Taiwan a country, questioning a fundamental principle of China's sovereignty.

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Aug 17, 2018

Russian, Turkish defense ministers discuss Syrian refugees: TASS
Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu discussed the return of Syrian refugees to Syria with his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar during talks in Moscow on Friday, the TASS news agency cited the Russian ministry as saying.

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Aug 17, 2018

Engineering study in 2017 warned about Italy bridge stability: reports
An engineering study commissioned by Italian highway operator Autostrade last year warned about the state of the concrete-encased cable stays that held up a bridge that collapsed this week in Genoa, two Italian newspapers reported on Friday.

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Aug 17, 2018

Turkish finance ministry says credit channels to remain open
Turkey's finance ministry said on Friday that credit channels would remain open and that it would take measures to relieve banks and the real sector, after the Turkish lira currency crashed to a record low against the dollar earlier this week.

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Aug 17, 2018

How a mother's tough choice gave her son a potential U.S. asylum advantage
For two months in detention after being separated from her 14-year old son by U.S. border officials, Catalina Sales worried about how he was doing and when she would see him again.

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Aug 17, 2018

Jury to weigh Manafort fate for second day after 'reasonable doubt' surprise
The jury in the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will deliberate for a second day on Friday after asking questions that prompted speculation that a verdict may not be imminent.

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Aug 17, 2018

Body found at New Mexico compound identified as missing boy
A child's body found at a New Mexico compound has been identified as Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj, a missing 3-year-old boy whose father is one of five adults charged with child abuse at the remote settlement, the Taos County Sheriff said on Thursday.

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Aug 17, 2018

Stocks advance on plans for U.S.-China trade talks; Turkish lira buckles
World stocks rose on Friday as news of plans for U.S.-China trade talks soothed nerves over their tariff war, while the recovery in Turkey's lira ran out of steam.

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Aug 17, 2018

Rescuers deal with fire in Italian bridge rubble before day of mourning
Rescue workers searched through tons of concrete and steel from the collapsed Genoa highway bridge for a fourth day on Friday as Italians prepared to bury the 38 victims of a disaster that has angered the public and rattled industry.

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Aug 17, 2018

Rain brings more misery to India's flooded Kerala as death toll rises to 164
The worst floods in a century in the Indian state of Kerala have killed 164 people and forced more than 200,000 into relief camps, officials said on Friday, with more misery expected as heavy rain pushed water levels higher.

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Aug 17, 2018

Russian oil industry would weather U.S. 'bill from hell'
Stiff new U.S. sanctions against Russia would only have a limited impact on its oil industry because it has drastically reduced its reliance on Western funding and foreign partnerships and is lessening its dependence on imported technology.

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Aug 17, 2018

The Rohingya lists: refugees compile their own record of those killed in Myanmar
Mohib Bullah is not your typical human rights investigator. He chews betel and he lives in a rickety hut made of plastic and bamboo. Sometimes, he can be found standing in a line for rations at the Rohingya refugee camp where he lives in Bangladesh.

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Aug 17, 2018

Pressure mounts on Trump to deliver for Iowa ahead of elections
Warren Bachman, a 72-year-old Iowa soybean farmer, is one of many who turned Clarke County into Donald Trump country, as the Republican president took 61 percent of the votes in 2016 in a county that went for Democrat Barack Obama four years earlier.

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Aug 17, 2018

New U.S. training unit in Afghanistan faces old problems
Captain Joe Fontana, a team leader with the U.S. army's 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, is part of a new unit but he is working on problems that have been stubbornly familiar to American military advisers in Afghanistan for years.

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Aug 16, 2018

Apple reassures customers after Australian media reports hack by teen
Apple Inc said on Friday no customer data was compromised after Australian media reported a teenager had pleaded guilty to hacking into its main computer network, downloading internal files and accessing customer accounts.

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Aug 16, 2018

Ecuador, Peru tighten entry requirements for Venezuelans as influx swells
Venezuelans entering Ecuador and Peru will soon be required to show their passports, rather than national identity cards, the Ecuadorean government and Peruvian official sources said on Thursday, amid concerns over an influx of economic migrants.

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Aug 16, 2018

In India's citizenship test, a spelling error can ruin a family
Riyazul Islam says he had to produce family documents going back to 1951 to prove he was an Indian and not an illegal Bangladeshi immigrant. But a draft list of citizens released in July excluded him and his mother, among a total of about 4 million people left off.

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Aug 16, 2018

Do not call us Mormons or LDS Church, leaders of faith ask
Leaders of the Utah-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Thursday called on people to stop referring to the faith as Mormonism, although the church acknowledged one of its central texts would still be called the Book of Mormon.

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Aug 16, 2018

U.S. attorney general issues order to speed up immigrant deportations
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday sought to speed up the deportation of illegal immigrants, telling immigration judges they should only postpone cases in removal proceedings "for good cause shown."

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Aug 16, 2018

As Nvidia expands in artificial intelligence, Intel defends turf
Nvidia Corp dominates chips for training computers to think like humans, but it faces an entrenched competitor in a major avenue for expansion in the artificial intelligence chip market: Intel Corp .

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Aug 16, 2018

U.S. judge blocks programs letting 'Grand Theft Auto' players 'cheat'
A federal judge on Thursday awarded Take-Two Interactive Software Inc , the maker of the "Grand Theft Auto" series, a preliminary injunction to stop a Georgia man from selling programs that it said helps players cheat at the best-selling video game.

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Aug 16, 2018

Asian shares gain on U.S.-China trade talks, lira recovers
Asian shares won a modest reprieve on Friday after China and the United States agreed to hold their first trade talks since June next week and as the Turkish lira extended gains from its record low earlier this week.

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Aug 16, 2018

Trump's military parade planned for November postponed: Pentagon
A military parade requested by U.S. President Donald Trump that had been planned for November in Washington has been postponed until at least next year, the Defense Department said on Thursday.

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Aug 16, 2018

Whistleblower accuses Tesla of spying on employees at Gigafactory: attorney
An employee fired from Tesla Inc's Nevada battery factory filed a whistleblower complaint with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, accusing the company of spying on employees and failing to act after learning that a Mexican cartel may be dealing drugs inside the plant, his attorney said on Thursday.

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Aug 16, 2018

U.S. attorney general issues order to speed immigration cases
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued an order on Thursday seeking to speed up the handling of deportation cases, telling immigration judges they should only issue continuances in immigrant removal proceedings for "good cause."

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Aug 16, 2018

Texas, refineries urged to plan storm shutdowns to cut pollution
Texas environment regulators should coordinate shutdowns of oil refineries and other petrochemical plants during major storms to avoid big releases of air pollution like during last year's Hurricane Harvey, a report said on Thursday.

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Aug 16, 2018

Jury in Manafort trial asks U.S. judge about 'reasonable doubt'
The jury in the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort ended its first day of deliberations on Thursday without reaching a verdict but with several questions, including how to define "reasonable doubt."

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Aug 16, 2018

Ecuador tightens entry requirements for Venezuelans as influx swells
Ecuador on Thursday said that Venezuelans entering the country would need a passport from Saturday, an apparent attempt to curb a rising influx of migrants fleeing their homeland.

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Aug 16, 2018

Trump says U.S. will not pay Turkey for release of detained American
President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States "will pay nothing" to Turkey for the release of detained American pastor Andrew Brunson, who he called "a great patriot hostage."

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Aug 16, 2018

Chinese hackers targeted U.S. firms, government after trade mission: researchers
Hackers operating from an elite Chinese university probed American companies and government departments for espionage opportunities following a U.S. trade delegation visit to China earlier this year, security researchers told Reuters.

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Aug 16, 2018

Bolton to discuss arms control, Iran, Syria in talks with Russian counterpart
U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton will discuss arms control treaties and Iran's role in Syria in talks with Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev in Geneva next week, an administration official said on Thursday.

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Aug 16, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State names Brian Hook special envoy for Iran
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday named senior policy adviser Brian Hook as Washington's special representative for Iran.

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Aug 16, 2018

U.S. says more sanctions await if Turkey does not free pastor
The United States warned Turkey on Thursday to expect more economic sanctions unless it hands over detained American pastor Andrew Brunson, as relations between the two countries took a further turn for the worse.

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Aug 16, 2018

Pentagon says China military 'likely training for strikes' on U.S. targets
China's military has expanded its bomber operations in recent years while "likely training for strikes" against the United States and its allies, a Pentagon report released on Thursday said.

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Aug 16, 2018

Vatican voices 'shame and sorrow' over damning sex abuse report
The Vatican expressed "shame and sorrow" on Thursday over revelations that Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused about 1,000 people over seven decades, vowing to hold abusers and those who protected them accountable.

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Aug 16, 2018

Australian teen sparks FBI action after hacking Apple: media
An Australian teenager has pleaded guilty to hacking into the main computer network of technology giant Apple Inc , downloading big internal files and accessing customer accounts, because he was a fan of the company, local media reported.

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Aug 16, 2018

Jury ends first day of deliberations in ex-Trump aide Manafort's trial
A jury in Virginia completed its first day of deliberations on Thursday in the bank and tax fraud trial of Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, after asking the judge for the definition of "reasonable doubt."

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Aug 16, 2018

U.S. states demand better access to secrets about election cyber threats
U.S. state election officials are demanding better access to sometimes classified federal government information about hacking threats to voting systems.

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Aug 16, 2018

Ecuador tightens entry requirements as Venezuelan migration swells
Ecuador on Thursday said that all foreigners entering the country would need a passport from Saturday, an apparent attempt to curb rising numbers of Venezuelan migrants fleeing their homeland.

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Aug 16, 2018

Fans gather in New York, Los Angeles to bid Aretha goodbye
Fans of Aretha Franklin came together at New York City's landmark Apollo Theater and on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday to pay their respects to the Queen of Soul, singing along to her hits and sharing memories of her remarkable career.

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Aug 16, 2018

Vatican voices 'shame and sorrow' over Pennsylvania clergy sex abuse
The Vatican expressed "shame and sorrow" on Thursday over revelations that Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused about 1,000 people over seven decades, as U.S. bishops vowed to involve non-clerical experts in abuse investigations.

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Aug 16, 2018

MTV to honor Aretha Franklin at Monday's Video Music Awards
MTV will celebrate soul legend Aretha Franklin at Monday's Video Music Awards ceremony, the network said on Thursday as tributes flowed in from around the world and U.S. television channels scheduled special broadcasts.

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Aug 16, 2018

Russia says U.S. sanctions over North Korea risk undermining peace process
Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that fresh sanctions, imposed by the United States against a Russian firm and an individual over North Korea, may undermine peace process in the Korean peninsula.

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Aug 16, 2018

Nvidia forecast lags Wall Street as crypto demand evaporates
Nvidia Corp shares sank as much as 5 percent in after-hours trading on Thursday after the chip maker said cryptocurrency-fueled demand had dried up and it forecast sales below Wall Street targets, overshadowing quarterly results that otherwise beat expectations.

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Aug 16, 2018

Jury in Manafort trial asks about 'reasonable doubt' as it ends first day
The jury in the bank and tax fraud trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort on Thursday asked the judge to clarify the meaning of "reasonable doubt" and the legal requirements to disclose foreign bank accounts as it wrapped up its first day of deliberations.

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Aug 16, 2018

Italy opens probe into operator of collapsed bridge, investors dump shares
Italy's government opened an investigation on Thursday into the country's biggest toll-road operator, hours after saying it could face a heavy fine or lose its concession over a bridge collapse that killed at least 38 people.

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Aug 16, 2018

Wall St. rallies on solid earnings, U.S.-China trade talks
U.S. stocks rebounded on Thursday with the Dow posting its biggest percentage gain in over four months, as positive earnings and waning trade jitters buoyed investor confidence.

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Aug 16, 2018

Vatican feels 'shame and sorrow' over U.S. grand jury report on abuse
The Vatican, in its first response to a damning report by a U.S. grand jury on sexual abuse of children by priests in Pennsylvania, on Thursday expressed "shame and sorrow".

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Aug 16, 2018

SEC pressing Tesla directors for details on communications with Musk: Wall Street Journal
Federal regulators are pressing Tesla Inc's directors for details on how much information Chief Executive Elon Musk shared with them before he tweeted last week about a potential deal to take the company private, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing a person familiar with the matter.

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Aug 16, 2018

Ex-CIA boss says he will not be scared into silence by Trump
Former CIA Director John Brennan said on Thursday he would not be silenced by Donald Trump, a day after the president revoked the Obama-era official's security clearance and said the move was directly tied to the Russia investigation.

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Aug 16, 2018

Stocks, emerging market currencies rise on planned U.S.-China trade talks
U.S. stocks and emerging market currencies rebounded on Thursday after China said it will hold trade talks with the United States this month and Turkey's lira continued its recovery.

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Aug 16, 2018

Italy launches investigation against Atlantia unit over bridge collapse
The Italian government on Thursday launched an investigation into toll-road operator Autostrade per l'Italia following the collapse of a bridge in Genoa which claimed at least 38 lives.

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Aug 16, 2018

U.S. judge orders review of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline route
A federal judge in Montana has ordered the U.S. State Department to do a full environmental review of a revised route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, possibly delaying its construction and dealing another setback to TransCanada Corp .

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Aug 16, 2018

Murders, killings by cops rise in Rio de Janeiro, six months into intervention
Six months after Brazil sent in federal forces to take control of security in Rio de Janeiro state, both murders and the number of people killed in police confrontations have risen, official data shows, raising questions about the strategy.

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Aug 16, 2018

Jury deliberates in ex-Trump campaign aide Manafort's trial
A jury began deliberations in Virginia on Thursday in the trial of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, who faces bank and tax fraud charges that could put him behind bars for years.

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Aug 16, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State names special representative for Iran
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday named senior policy adviser Brian Hook as special representative for Iran.

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