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UPDATE 1-Euro zone bond yields up as Fed tempers big rate cut bets, Austria taps 100-year bond

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:19:40 -0400

Germany's 10-year bond yield nudged off record lows on Wednesday as comments from U.S. Federal Reserve officials tempered the market's most aggressive U.S. rate cut bets. The spotlight also fell on A....
Ten dead in militant attack on security forces in Egypt's Sinai - ministry

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:17:21 -0400

Seven Egyptian police officers and four militants were killed in a clash in the north of the Sinai Peninsula, the interior ministry said on Wednesday. The clash took place late on Tuesday when milita....
Tennis-Federer seeded second at Wimbledon, Nadal drops to three

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:14:51 -0400

Eight-time champion Roger Federer was confirmed as the second seed for Wimbledon on Wednesday, bumping Rafael Nadal down to third despite being ranked below the Spaniard. Defending champion Novak Djo....
Cricket-England criticised for not making most of conditions against Australia

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:13:43 -0400

England's 64-run loss to Australia in the World Cup on Tuesday left their semi-final qualification hopes in the balance and British media outlets settled on a similar theme, focusing on the hosts' lac....
Bank of England's Carney hints at stimulus in no-deal Brexit

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:13:03 -0400

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says he'd be inclined to back a stimulus package to shore up the British economy if the country crashes out of the European Union at the end of October with no dea....
Edmunds: Best cars for today's youth sports families

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:11:18 -0400

Young athletes today compete year-round in a variety of clubs and travel to tournaments, usually with staggering amounts of equipment. Vehicle support is often key, and to that end, Edmunds has colle....
First Democratic debate offers struggling candidates a chance to shine

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:09:52 -0400

The first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday will give contenders struggling to break through in the crowded field an opportunity to step out of the shadow cast by front-runners Joe Biden and....
Fate of opioid litigation hinges on government 'police power'

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:08:06 -0400

NEW YORK/BOSTON (Reuters) - The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question: Can a company can u....
ICC prosecutor asks to open an investigation on Bangladesh, Myanmar

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:05:30 -0400

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court took the next step toward opening a full investigation into alleged crimes against the Rohingya people who were driven from Myanmar to Bangladesh, a ....
World Pride in New York celebrates LGBTQ advances, but mourns setbacks under Trump

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:02:56 -0400

New York City will host 4 million visitors this week to celebrate World Pride for both a celebration of advancements in LGBTQ rights and a call to action in the face of anti-LGBTQ policies enacted by ....
European airports launch plan for net zero carbon emissions

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:02:14 -0400

The head of an organization representing airports in 45 European countries says it aims to get airports to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Airport Council International Europe President Mi....
FACTBOX-Six moments to watch for as Democrats debate in Miami

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:00:05 -0400

Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will hit the debate stage on Wednesday and Thursday nights to square off for the first time in the 2020 nominating contest. Each night will feature 10 candidat....
FOCUS-Fate of opioid litigation hinges on government "police power"

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:00:00 -0400

NEW YORK/BOSTON, June 26 (Reuters) - The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question: Can a comp....
POLL-Americans demand climate action (as long as it doesn't cost much)

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:00:00 -0400

Nearly 70 percent of Americans, including a majority of Republicans, want the United States to take “aggressive” action to combat climate change - but only a third would support an extra tax of $100 a....
First Democratic debate offers struggling candidates a chance to shine

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:00:00 -0400

The first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday will give contenders struggling to break through in the crowded field an opportunity to step out of the shadow cast by front-runners Joe Biden and....
World Pride in New York celebrates LGBTQ advances, but mourns setbacks under Trump

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:00:00 -0400

New York City will host 4 million visitors this week to celebrate World Pride for both a celebration of advancements in LGBTQ rights and a call to action in the face of anti-LGBTQ policies enacted by ....
Volkswagen's Traton expected to price IPO toward lower end of range: sources

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:57:15 -0400

Volkswagen's truck unit Traton is expected to price its initial public offering (IPO) this week toward the lower end of the marketing range, people close to the matter said. While demand is sufficien....
Illinois sheriff's deputy fatally shot; suspect barricaded

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:57:10 -0400

Authorities say a sheriff's deputy has died after being shot while responding to a call in Illinois where a suspect was barricaded in a home. Illinois State Police say the Fulton County sheriff's dep....
UPDATE 1-France says final G20 communique must mention Paris climate change agreement

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:56:59 -0400

France said it will not accept a final G20 communique that does not mention the Paris climate change agreement, as President Emmanuel Macron hardened his position on climate change ahead of the G20 me....
UPDATE 1-Iran's president says America is pursuing 'incorrect path' -IRIB

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:53:56 -0400

America is pursuing an incorrect path, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, according to the IRIB news agency. "Today I tell the Americans that the path you have chosen is an incorrect ....
Switzerland aims to legalise medical marijuana

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:49:32 -0400

The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious con....
Germany: Suspect in politician's slaying says he acted alone

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:49:09 -0400

The far-right extremist suspected in the killing of a politician from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has told authorities that he acted alone, but investigators are still probing whether anyo....
10 Things to Know for Today

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:48:59 -0400

The former special counsel agrees to discuss the report about possible Russian connections to Trump's 2016 presidential campaign in what is likely to be the most highly anticipated congressional heari....
REFILE-EXPLAINER-Why Switzerland and the EU face a battle of the bourses

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:45:09 -0400

A row over a stalled partnership treaty between Switzerland and the European Union is about to touch off a battle over share trading rules that could cause market ructions across Europe from July 1. ....
Social Democrats in Denmark get support to form new govt

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:43:32 -0400

Three left-wing parties in Denmark are backing the center-left Social Democrats to form a one-party minority government. The deal would make the Social Democrats' leader, 41-year-old Mette Frederikse....
Switzerland aims to legalise medical marijuana

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:41:58 -0400

The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious con....
Veteran Sanders seeks U.S. voters on live-streaming gaming channel

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:41:12 -0400

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has a new strategy to reach younger voters: joining a live-streaming site for video gamers. “We hope to reach people who may not otherwise be involved in po....
Ukraine president's party leads poll ahead of July election

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:37:56 -0400

A party set up by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, continues to lead in an opinion poll published on Wednesday ahead of a snap parliamentary election due on July 21....
Veteran Sanders seeks U.S. voters on live-streaming gaming channel

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:35:02 -0400

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has a new strategy to reach younger voters: joining a live-streaming site for video gamers. “We hope to reach people who may not otherwise be involved in po....
EXCLUSIVE-Russia to pay Kazakhstan fixed rate for contaminated oil in crisis breakthrough

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:34:50 -0400

MOSCOW/LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - Russia has agreed to pay Kazakhstan a fixed per-barrel rate of compensation for tainted oil, industry sources said on Wednesday, a breakthrough in an oil contaminati....
Ukraine president's party leads poll ahead of July election

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:34:02 -0400

A party set up by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, continues to lead in an opinion poll published on Wednesday ahead of a snap parliamentary election due on July 21....
Mika Brzezinski on Trump’s attacks: ‘It has gotten scary’

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:30:00 -0400

“Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski says in a new interview that her conflict with President Trump has made her worried about her security, family and privacy. “And we've made changes in our life t....
UPDATE 1-Shares in Germany's Brenntag drop on report of dual-use chemicals sale to Syria

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:24:38 -0400

Shares in German chemicals distributor Brenntag dropped 4.4% on Wednesday with traders citing a media report that the company sold substances to Syria that could go into chemical weapons, among other ....
Irish economy could contract in no-deal Brexit, PM says

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:23:15 -0400

Ireland's fast growing economy could suddenly contract if Britain crashes out of the European Union without a deal, a prospect that has become more likely, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesda....
REFILE-UPDATE 1-US pushes Middle East economic plan in face of Palestinian disdain and doubts

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:20:33 -0400

The Trump administration sought on Wednesday to win support for an economic plan it says will be a foundation for Israeli-Palestinian peace but which Palestinians and many other Arabs dismiss as point....
Cambodia jails translator over "fake news" sex trafficking film

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:12:43 -0400

A Cambodian court jailed a fixer and translator for two years on Wednesday for his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking in the Southeast Asian country which the government said contained....
11 men on trial in Germany over gang rape of 18-year-old

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:11:43 -0400

Eleven men, most of them from Syria, have gone on trial in southwestern Germany over the gang rape of an 18-year-old woman last October. The trial in the case, which added to tensions in Germany over....
Iran's Khamenei says nation will not retreat in face of U.S. sanctions and "insults" - website

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:09:43 -0400

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that the Iranian nation will not retreat in the face of "cruel" U.S. sanctions and "insults", days after Washington imposed sanctions on ....
U.S. pushes Middle East economic plan in face of Palestinian disdain and doubts

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:06:26 -0400

The Trump administration sought on Wednesday to win support for an economic plan it says will be a foundation for Israeli-Palestinian peace but which Palestinians and many other Arabs dismiss as point....
GLOBAL MARKETS-Fed's Powell resists pressure for hefty rate cut, sends global stocks down

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:05:54 -0400

Global stocks fell while the dollar rose on Wednesday as comments from U.S. Federal Reserve dampened excitement about an aggressive rate cut as early as July from the world's most important central ba....
U.S. Treasury Secretary says U.S.-China trade deal is 90% done - CNBC

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:02:47 -0400

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that the trade deal between the United States and China is "about 90%" complete, CNBC reported. "We were about 90% of the way there (with a de....
Dutch police seize 2.5 tons of methamphetamine

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:01:20 -0400

Dutch police say they have made Europe's biggest ever seizure of methamphetamine after discovering 2.5 tons of the drug stashed behind a wall in a building in the port city of Rotterdam. Further inve....
There's no debate about it: All eyes on Warren as Dems take the stage

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:00:00 -0400

Elizabeth Warren has the momentum going into the first Democratic debate, but that carries its own risks. How will she do in the spotlight — and can any of her rivals manage to break from the pack of ....
As president, Biden wants more 'civility.' His rivals want more power.

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:00:00 -0400

Democrats want to accomplish some very big things in 2021. Extending Medicare to every American. Mobilizing the entire U.S. economy to combat the existential threat of global warming. Creating a pathw....
US opens debate on Mideast economic plan shunned by Palestinains

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 04:54:47 -0400

The Trump administration sought on Wednesday to win support for an economic plan it says will be the foundation for Israeli-Palestinian peace but which Palestinians and many Arabs have dismissed as po....
German far-right suspect confesses to politician's murder - interior minister

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 04:54:39 -0400

A German far-right sympathizer suspected of murdering a pro-immigration conservative politician has confessed to the crime, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Wednesday. Federal prosecutor gene....
UPDATE 1-Japan readies for July 21 upper house election as PM recalls past defeat

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 04:50:21 -0400

Japan will hold an election for the upper house on July 21, the government said on Wednesday, effectively launching campaigning for half the seats in the less powerful of parliament's two chambers. E....
Iran's president says America is pursuing 'incorrect path' -IRIB

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 04:47:50 -0400

America is pursuing an incorrect path, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, according to the IRIB news agency. "Today I tell the Americans that the path you have chosen is an incorrect ....
UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka reinstates death penalty for drug crimes ahead of polls

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 04:45:49 -0400

Sri Lanka's president on Wednesday signed death sentences for four people convicted of drug-related offences in a decision analysts said is aimed at boosting his chances of re-election later this year....
Oman to open embassy in Palestinian territories' West Bank -foreign ministry

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 04:36:53 -0400

Oman said on Wednesday it is planning to open a new diplomatic mission in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and that a delegation from its foreign ministry will be going to Ramallah for that purpose. "I....