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 2023-01-27 21:07 

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U.S. seeks to advance Americas economic plan with partners...

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken joined with counterparts from across the Americas on Friday seeking to advance efforts to forge a regional economic partnership, building on a framework President Joe Biden ann...

 2023-01-27 21:04 

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Olympics-Zelenskiy vows campaign to prevent Russia from competing in Olympics...

BERLIN (Reuters) Ukraine will launch an international campaign to prevent Russian athletes from being allowed to compete in the Paris 2024 Olympics, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Friday....

 2023-01-27 20:52 

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Republicans reelect McDaniel as U.S. party's chairperson Washington Post...

(Reuters) The Republican National Committee on Friday voted to reelect Ronna McDaniel to a fourth two-year term as party chair, the Washington Post reported....

 2023-01-27 20:45 

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U.S. SEC probes Elon Musk's role in Tesla self-driving claims Bloomberg News...

(Reuters) The U.S. securities regulator is investigating Elon Musk's role in giving shape to EV maker Tesla's self-driving claims, Bloomberg News reported on Friday, citing a person with knowledge of the matter....

 2023-01-27 20:07 

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U.S. secures deal with Netherlands, Japan on China chip export limit Bloomberg...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) The United States has secured a deal with the Netherlands and Japan to restrict exports of some advanced chip-making machinery to China in talks that concluded on Friday, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter....

 2023-01-27 19:52 

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Biden monitoring situation as Tyre Nichols video released -White House...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) President Joe Biden on Friday was monitoring the situation in Memphis on Friday ahead of the release of a video in the death of Tyre Nichols while in police custody, the White House said....

 2023-01-27 19:52 

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India's Gautam Adani: Asia's richest man in the eye of a storm...

By Shivam Patel, Aditi Shah and Aditya Kalra...

 2023-01-27 19:52 

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Twitter research group stall complicates compliance with new EU law...

By Sheila Dang (Reuters) The stalling of a Twitter program that was critical for outside researchers studying disinformation campaigns throws into question the company's strategy to comply with upcoming regulation in Europe, former employees and exper...

 2023-01-27 19:52 

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Total of 321 heavy tanks promised to Ukraine Ukraine ambassador to France...

PARIS (Reuters) A total of 321 heavy tanks have been promised to Ukraine by several countries, Ukraine's ambassador to France said on BFM television on Friday....

 2023-01-27 19:37 

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German renewables firm PNE says Morgan Stanley no longer pursuing stake sale...

BERLIN (Reuters) Morgan Stanley's infrastructure investment arm informed the board of German renewables firm PNE AG that it is no longer pursuing talks with potential buyers of Photon's PNE stake, PNE said in an adhoc statement on Friday....

 2023-01-27 19:37 

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Amazon beats claim that warehouse quotas biased against older workers...

By Daniel Wiessner (Reuters) Amazon.com Inc on Friday won its bid to dismiss a proposed class action claiming its strict production quotas for warehouse workers discriminate against older employees....

 2023-01-27 19:22 

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Mexican president set to meet Citigroup CEO, spokesperson says...

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) Citigroup's Chief Executive Jane Fraser is planning to meet with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a government spokesperson told Reuters on Friday, amid the bank's attempt to finalize a deal on the sale of its l...

 2023-01-27 19:22 

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EV maker Lucid surges on reports Saudi PIF to buy remaining stake...

(Reuters) Lucid Group's shares doubled on Friday on market speculation that Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund is working on plans to buy out the rest of the electric vehicle maker....

 2023-01-27 19:22 

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Brazil's government eyes compensation deal for 2015 Vale-BHP dam burst...

BRASILIA (Reuters) Brazil's government will try to reach a deal "as soon as possible" on compensation for the 2015 burst of a tailings dam owned by Samarco, a joint venture between Vale and BHP , Institutional Relations Minister Alexandre Padi...

 2023-01-27 19:07 

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U.S. Senator Warren urges FTC to stop L3Harris deal to buy Aerojet...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has expressed concern about a broad range of corporate consolidation, wrote to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to urge it to oppose L3Harris' deal to buy Aerojet, her office said in a statement...

 2023-01-27 19:07 

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Zelenskiy calls situation on Ukrainian front 'extremely acute'...

(Reuters) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday said the situation at the front remained "extremely acute", particularly in the eastern Donetsk region where Russia is stepping up an offensive....

 2023-01-27 19:07 

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Five dead in Jerusalem synagogue shooting, Israeli media says...

JERUSALEM (Reuters) Five people were killed in a Jerusalem synagogue attack on Friday, Israeli media reported....

 2023-01-27 19:07 

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Ukraine to summon Hungarian envoy over 'unacceptable' remarks by Orban...

(Reuters) The Ukrainian foreign ministry will summon Hungary's ambassador to complain about "completely unacceptable" remarks Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban made about Ukraine, Kyiv said on Friday....

 2023-01-27 19:07 

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Haitian children are vulnerable in capital's violence, UNICEF says...

By Brian Ellsworth (Reuters) More than one million Haitian children remain out of school and a similar number are under constant threat of violence in the capital Port-au-Prince area because of chronic lawlessness, the regional director of children's ...

 2023-01-27 18:52 

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U.S. House panel to vote next month on TikTok ban...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) The House Foreign Affairs Committee plans to hold a vote next month on a bill aimed at blocking the use of China's popular social media app TikTok in the United States, the committee confirmed Friday....

 2023-01-27 18:50 

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Exclusive-Tesla's Musk met top U.S. officials on EVs Friday in Washington...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk met two top Biden administration officials on Friday in Washington to discuss shared goals around electrification, a White House spokesperson said....

 2023-01-27 18:37 

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Top French university bans use of ChatGPT to prevent plagiarism...

PARIS (Reuters) Sciences Po, one of France's top universities, has banned the use of ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence-based chatbot that can generate coherent prose, to prevent fraud and plagiarism....

 2023-01-27 18:22 

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Visa, Mastercard pin hopes on China reopening as travel boom fades...

By Niket Nishant (Reuters) Mastercard Inc and Visa Inc will rely on China reopening to give travel spending a boost, Wall Street analysts said, as the pace of growth in other parts of the world eases from a post-pandemic boom....

 2023-01-27 18:22 

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Boeing to hire 10,000 workers in 2023 as it ramps up production...

By Valerie Insinna and David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) Boeing expects to hire 10,000 workers in 2023 as it recovers from the pandemic and increases jetliner production, but will trim some support jobs, the U.S. planemaker said Friday....

 2023-01-27 18:22 

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Police release footage of assailant striking Pelosi's husband...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) San Francisco police released dramatic video footage on Friday of former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband, Paul Pelosi, being struck by a hammer as police rushed in to stop his attacker....

 2023-01-27 18:07 

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Ukraine sets up drone assault units...

By Dan Peleschuk KYIV (Reuters) Ukraine said on Friday it was setting up drone assault companies within its armed forces that will be equipped with Starlink satellite communications, as it presses ahead with an idea to build up an "army of drones"...

 2023-01-27 18:07 

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U.S. House backs bill limiting drawdowns from oil reserve...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday limiting the ability of the energy secretary to tap the strategic oil reserve without developing plans to increase the amount of public lands available for oil and gas drilling...

 2023-01-27 18:07 

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Ukraine says pilots would need six months for F-16 combat training...

KYIV (Reuters) Ukraine said on Friday it would take its pilots about half a year to train for combat in Western fighter jets such as U.S. F-16s, as Kyiv steps up its campaign to secure fourth-generation warplanes in the wake of Russia's invasion last ...

 2023-01-27 18:07 

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Bed Bath & Beyond efforts to find buyer stalled Bloomberg News...

(Reuters) Bed Bath & Beyond Inc's efforts to find a buyer ahead of a likely bankruptcy filing have stalled, Bloomberg News reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....

 2023-01-27 17:54 

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Officials from Netherlands, Japan in Washington for chip talks...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) Officials from the Netherlands and Japan were in Washington on Friday discussing a wide range of issues including restricting exports of semiconductor manufacturing equipment to China....

 2023-01-27 17:52 

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UN chief says social media, advertisers 'complicit' in fueling hate...

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday accused social media platforms and those who advertise on them of being "complicit" in accelerating extremism like antisemitism, racism, anti-Muslim bigotry, xenophobia, ho...

 2023-01-27 17:52 

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Wood's ARK Innovation Fund on pace for best month ever as battered stocks surge...

By David Randall NEW YORK (Reuters) Cathie Wood's ARK Innovation Fund is closing in on the best monthly performance in its history as it rides a rebound in many of the high-growth stocks that took a beating last year....

 2023-01-27 17:37 

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Jet fuel prices up as demand jumps, refinery outages limit supply...

By Shariq Khan, Laura Sanicola and Seher Dareen...

 2023-01-27 17:22 

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Japan firm got U.S. sanctions exemption to pay Myanmar military company Japanese official...

By Sakura Murakami and Simon Lewis TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) A Japanese construction firm was granted an exemption by the U.S. government to make payments to a Myanmar military-owned company despite sanctions aimed at cutting off the Myanmar junta that s...

 2023-01-27 17:22 

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NFL-Young guns ready to fire on Championship Sunday...

By Amy Tennery (Reuters) A clash of young quarterbacks is set for Sunday's NFL conference championships, as last year's runners-up Cincinnati Bengals take on the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC title game, while the San Francisco 49ers play the Phil...

 2023-01-27 17:22 

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U.S. FDA proposes to ease sexual abstinence rule for blood donors...

(Reuters) The U.S. health regulator on Friday proposed new blood donation guidelines for men who have sex with men that are based on individual risk rather than across-the-board requirements, a move it said is in line with other countries and will help en...

 2023-01-27 17:09 

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U.S. charges three in Iran-backed effort to assassinate journalist...

NEW YORK (Reuters) U.S. prosecutors have charged three members of an Eastern European criminal organization with ties to Iran's government with conspiring to assassinate a journalist and activist who is an American citizen, Attorney General Merrick Ga...

 2023-01-27 17:07 

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Germany's defence fund not enough, sending fighter jets 'ruled out': defence minister...

BERLIN (Reuters) Germany's 100 billion euro ($108 billion) special defence fund is no longer enough to cover its needs, the new Defence Minister Boris Pistorius said in an interview with Sueddeutsche Zeitung published on Friday....

 2023-01-27 17:07 

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Goldman Sachs among investors interested in financing Italy's Serie A sources...

MILAN (Reuters) Goldman Sachs is one of various fund and bank investors that have expressed interest in financing the growth of the media business of Italy's top-flight soccer league, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Friday....

 2023-01-27 17:07 

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U.S. sees urgent need for de-escalation in Israel, West Bank -White House...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) The United States is deeply concerned about recent violence in Israel and the West Bank and believes there is an urgent need for all parties to de-escalate in the region, White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said...

 2023-01-27 16:57 

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U.S. Federal Reserve rejects crypto-focused bank's application to be supervised by the Fed...

By Hannah Lang (Reuters) -The U.S. Federal Reserve on Friday rejected crypto-focused Custodia Bank's application to become a member of the Federal Reserve System, saying the bank's proposed business model and focus on digital assets presented sign...

 2023-01-27 16:52 

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Dutch PM Rutte: may not disclose result of U.S. chip export control talks...

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) The Netherlands' Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Friday that it is not clear whether his government will disclose the result of ongoing talks with the U.S. over new export restrictions for the semiconductor industry....

 2023-01-27 16:52 

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Peru president says considering moving up general elections to December 2023...

(Reuters) Peruvian President Dina Boluarte said Friday she was considering moving up general elections to December of this year, as the Andean leader struggles to keep a hold on protests that have left dozens dead....

 2023-01-27 16:52 

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New U.S. migrant rules push down foot traffic in Colombia-Panama jungle, says IOM chief...

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) The number of people making a perilous crossing on foot of the Darien Gap jungle between Colombia and Panama as they head north to try to get to the United States has dropped significantly since the U.S. government tig...

 2023-01-27 16:42 

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Russia blocks CIA, FBI websites for 'spreading false information' TASS...

MOSCOW (Reuters) Russia's communications regulator Roskomnadzor said on Friday it had blocked the websites of the CIA and FBI, accusing the two U.S. government agencies of spreading false information, the TASS news agency reported....

 2023-01-27 16:37 

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In Beijing's backyard, U.S. demonstrates its military might...

By Joseph Campbell ABOARD THE NIMITZ, South China Sea (Reuters) Over a few hours under grey skies, dozens of combat planes and helicopters roar on and off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Nimitz, in a demonstration of U.S. military power in some of...

 2023-01-27 16:22 

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Canada records C$3.55 billion budget deficit over first eight months of 2022/23...

OTTAWA, Jan 27 (Reuters) Canada recorded a C$3.55 billion ($2.67 billion) budget deficit for the first eight months of the 2022/23 fiscal year, partly due to higher debt charges, the finance ministry said on Friday....

 2023-01-27 16:22 

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White House and European Commission to launch first-of-its-kind AI agreement...

By Suzanne Smalley (Reuters) The White House and European Commission will announce on Friday an agreement to speed up and enhance the use of artificial intelligence to improve agriculture, healthcare, emergency response, climate forecasting and the electr...

 2023-01-27 16:22 

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Canada's Supreme Court gives mixed rulings on gun crime penalties...

By Anna Mehler Paperny TORONTO (Reuters) Canada's Supreme Court found one mandatory minimum sentence for a firearm offence unconstitutional and upheld two others in a pair of decisions published on Friday....

 2023-01-27 16:22 

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Goldman Sachs slashes CEO David Solomon's pay by 29% to $25 million...

NEW YORK (Reuters) Goldman Sachs Group Inc. slashed compensation for its Chief Executive Officer David Solomon by 29% to $25 million for 2022, the bank said in a filing Friday....

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