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On Brexit, Britain’s May urges EU to do ‘difficult deal’ once again

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May urged the other leaders of the European Union on Wednesday to help secure a Brexit agreement, saying they had done “difficult deals” before and could again. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at an European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 17, 2018. Aris Oikonomou/Pool via REUTERS “We have shown we ...

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Brexit: UK ‘may consider longer transition period’

Image copyright AFP Theresa May is willing to consider extending the proposed 21-month transition period after Brexit to break the current deadlock over Northern Ireland, senior EU officials have said. The BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg said No 10 had refused to rule out extending it during a summit in Brussels. The PM has been addressing EU leaders in the hope of ...

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Senate panel wants to question Hyundai, Kia over engine fire reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate Commerce Committee’s Republican chairman and ranking Democrat said on Wednesday they had asked top U.S. executives at Hyundai Motor Co (005380.KS) and Kia Motors Corp (000270.KS) to testify at a Nov. 14 hearing on reports of engine fires involving vehicles from the Korean automakers. FILE PHOTO: A car dealer stands in front of the logo ...

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May seeks to reassure EU leaders on Brexit deal

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May offered no new ideas to break the deadlock in Brexit negotiations but assured fellow EU leaders at a summit in Brussels on Wednesday that she was working hard on a deal. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at an European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville EU ...

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Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: US asks Turkey for recording evidence

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPresident Trump speaking in the Oval Office The US has asked Turkey for a recording said to provide strong evidence that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. “We have asked for it, if it exists,” President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House. Mr ...

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Despite Trump criticism, Fed sees need for more rate hikes

(Reuters) – Federal Reserve policymakers are largely united on the need to raise borrowing costs further, minutes from their most recent policy meeting show, despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s view that interest rate hikes have already gone too far. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell holds a news conference following a two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) policy ...

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University Teacher’s Assistant Secretly Records Conservative Students and Bullies Them on Twitter

A teacher’s assistant at the University of Washington is under fire for secretly recording conservative students, posting their photos online, and threatening to attack them – all because she disagrees with their politics. Rebecca Ferber, a teacher’s assistant at UW’s English Department, openly admits to recording the private conversations of several “white male students” on Twitter. Jason Rantz of KTTH ...

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Latest U.S. sanctions show disregard for human rights of all Iranians: foreign minister

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United States’ latest economic sanctions against Iran display a disregard for the human rights of all Iranians, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at a meeting with Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis in Bern, Switzerland, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo The U.S. Treasury on Tuesday ...

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