Migrant families separation poster girl ‘not taken from mum’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The image stoked outrage over the Trump administration’s policy A little girl who became the public face of US migrant family separations was not taken away from her mother at the US border, says her father. A photograph of the Honduran toddler sobbing in a pink jacket was taken at the scene of a ...

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Energy, financials push Wall Street higher; tech weighs

(Reuters) – Energy and bank stocks led the S&P and Dow higher on Friday, though a decline in technology shares capped gains and pushed the Nasdaq slightly lower. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The benchmark Brent crude jumped 1.9 percent to $74.48 a barrel, ...

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Candidates to be given tickets on parliamentary board’s recommendation: Shehbaz | Pakistan

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Friday said that candidates will be awarded party tickets for the forthcoming elections on the recommendation of the party’s parliamentary board. Following his return from London, the PML-N president chaired a meeting in Lahore to oversee the party’s plan for the upcoming election, which was attended by senior party representatives including Shehbaz’s son Hamza. ...

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As Hodeidah battle grinds on, residents suffer lack of clean water, electricity

DUBAI (Reuters) – Residents unable to flee Hodeidah face constant bombardment, lack of clean water and power cuts as an Arab coalition battles to capture Yemen’s main port from Iran-aligned Houthis. A displaced boy from Hodeidah city carries his brother who is affected by monoplegia, at a school where displaced people live, in Sanaa, Yemen June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi ...

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World Cup 2018: Philippe Coutinho & Neymar late goals hand Brazil win

Gabriel Jesus (centre) saw his header crash off the crossbar in the second half BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Philippe Coutinho and Neymar bailed Brazil out with stoppage-time strikes against Costa Rica following another uninspiring display at the 2018 World Cup. Coach Tite’s ...

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Wall Street opens higher as financials lead

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday with the Dow ending its 8-day losing streak as bank stocks gained after passing the Federal Reserve’s annual regulatory stress test. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 65.27 points, or ...

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Putin, Moon agree that Trump-Kim summit to help denuclearization

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The leaders of Russia and South Korea agree that last week’s historic summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would contribute to denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday. Russian President Vladimir Putin and South Korean President Moon Jae-in attend a welcoming ceremony at the Kremlin ...

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House of Fraser rescue plan approved

Image copyright PA Creditors have backed department store chain House of Fraser’s plans to close more than half its stores. High Street landlords were unhappy with the plan as they will have to shoulder the burden of financial losses, but they were outvoted. The retailer will now go ahead and shut 31 of its 59 shops nationwide and impose huge ...

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