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Futures point to strong start after Trump’s upbeat trade comments

(Reuters) – U.S. stock futures rose about 0.7 percent on Wednesday, joining a global equities rally, as President Donald Trump’s encouraging comments fueled optimism over trade negotiations between the United States and China. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., December 11, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Trump, in an interview with Reuters, ...

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Grace Millane: Police start murder inquiry

New Zealand Police have announced they believe missing British backpacker Grace Millane has been murdered. The 22-year-old, from Essex, described by her father as “lovely” and “family-orientated”, vanished in New Zealand a week ago. Det Insp Scott Beard said evidence they had located so far told them Grace was “no longer alive”. A 26-year-old man is currently being held in ...

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Yemen peace talks set to start on Thursday in Sweden

ADEN/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A team from Yemen’s Saudi-backed government arrived in Sweden to attend peace talks starting on Thursday with members of the Iran-aligned Houthi group, in a renewed U.N. push to end a war that has pushed the country to the brink of starvation. A member of the security stands guard during the departure of U.N. envoy to Yemen ...

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Tesla changes plans to start Model Y production: Business Insider

FILE PHOTO: A Tesla car is seen in Santa Monica, California, United States, October 23, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – Tesla Inc had plans to build its pilot small electric SUV Model Y at Gigafactory 1 by June 1, 2020, the Business Insider reported on Monday, citing leaked internal documents, but said the company changed its plans later. The electric ...

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Yemen talks set to start in Sweden after wounded Houthis evacuated

ADEN/DUBAI (Reuters) – Yemeni Houthi officials are expected to travel to Sweden shortly for talks as early as Wednesday to end the nearly four-year-old war after the Saudi-led coalition allowed the evacuation of some of their wounded for treatment. Wounded Houthi fighters wait at Sanaa airport during his evacuation from Yemen December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi Prospects for convening talks ...

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Jailed Catalan separatist leaders start hunger strike

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Two jailed Catalan separatist leaders awaiting trial for their role in the region’s failed bid to secede from Spain began a hunger strike on Saturday to protest over their treatment by Spanish courts, a lawyer for the men said. After Catalonia declared independence last year, Madrid took direct control of the region and brought charges including misuse ...

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Turkey-U.S. start joint Syria patrols but Turkey strikes at Kurds

ISTANBUL/MANBIJ, Syria (Reuters) – Turkish and U.S. troops began joint patrols in northern Syria on Thursday aimed at averting clashes between Turkey and Washington’s Kurdish allies, but Turkey pressed on with a new threatened offensive nearby to crush the Kurds. A Turkish flag flutters on a military vehicle on the border of Manbij city, Syria November 1, 2018. REUTERS/Rodi Said ...

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