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PARIS (Reuters) – Renault, Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) and Fiat Chrysler led a 29.8 percent European car sales surge last month, the main regional industry body said, as automakers used discounts to clear inventory ahead of tougher emissions tests. FILE PHOTO: New Volkswagen cars are seen at the Berlin Brandenburg international airport Willy Brandt (BER) in Schoenefeld,
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s incoming financial intelligence chief said it was “shameful” how little had been done about bribes that Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht executives said were paid to secure Mexican public works contracts, and vowed to reexamine the case once in office. FILE PHOTO: Santiago Nieto, who was presented as the next head
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SEOUL (Reuters) – Leaders of South and North Korea plan to announce steps aimed at rekindling stalled nuclear talks and deepening bilateral ties after they meet for a second day of summit talks on Wednesday in the North’s capital Pyongyang. South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as they
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is ready to address key British concerns over Northern Ireland, the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier said on Tuesday, in a clear push to get a Brexit deal effectively done in the next month. European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier attends an EU’s General Affairs Council in Brussels,
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday said ex-military officers were conspiring against his government with the help of the United States, responding to a question about a report that U.S. officials met with military officers seeking his ouster. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro talks to the media during a news conference at Miraflores
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A priority in Brexit talks is to ensure that coveted legal protection of food produced in various EU regions, called geographical indications, would remain intact, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Tuesday. EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier attends a meeting with Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and Foreing
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LONDON (Reuters) – Brexiteers who support a clean break with the European Union have launched a nation-wide advertising campaign in an attempt to force Prime Minister Theresa May to ditch her Brexit proposals. FILE PHOTO: Anti-Brexit demonstrators wave flags outside the Houses of Parliament, in London, Britain, September 10, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay The United Kingdom
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(Reuters) – More than 347,000 U.S. homes and businesses, mostly in North Carolina and South Carolina, were still without power on Tuesday after Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina coast on Friday, power companies said. Duke Energy crews work to restore power in Rocky Point, North Carolina, U.S., Sptember 17, 2018. REUTERS/Ernest Scheydar That was
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – U.S. technology giants, facing tighter content rules in China and the threat of a trade war, are targeting an easier way into the world’s second largest economy – artificial intelligence. A Google sign is seen during the WAIC (World Artificial Intelligence Conference) in Shanghai, China, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song Google (GOOGL.O),
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The sexual-misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh may remove pressure that some Democratic senators faced to back his confirmation as a way of reassuring conservative voters in congressional elections just seven weeks away. FILE PHOTO: Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the third day of his confirmation hearing before
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LONDON (Reuters) – With metallic trimmings and corset-like belts, Burberry’s trademark trench coats took center-stage at the brand’s catwalk relaunch under new designer Riccardo Tisci on Monday as it looks to lift sales with a move upmarket. People queue outside a Burberry store on Regent Street, London, Britain September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls The ex-Givenchy
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WILMINGTON/FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (Reuters) – Rising flood waters threatened communities across the Carolinas on Tuesday as storm Florence menaced the U.S. Northeast with heavy rains and tornadoes after killing at least 32 people. Widespread flooding has already reached roofs, turned highways into rivers and left thousands to be saved by rescue workers. Waterways continued to rise
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HAWTHORNE, Calif. (Reuters) – SpaceX, Elon Musk’s space transportation company, on Monday named its first private passenger on a voyage around the moon as Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, the founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Zozo. FILE PHOTO: Yusaku Maezawa, the chief executive of Zozo, which operates Japan’s popular fashion shopping site Zozotown
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LONDON (Reuters) – Brexiteers who support a clean break with the European Union have launched a nation-wide advertising campaign in an attempt to force Prime Minister Theresa May to ditch her Brexit proposals. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the United Jewish Israel Appeal charity dinner in London, Britain, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool
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