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Netherlands, Australia hold Russia responsible in MH17 downing: Dutch cabinet
14 minutes ago
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The Netherlands and Australia said on Friday they held the Russian state responsible in part for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in July 2014 that killed all 298 aboard, and will seek compensation.
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Telling truth to power still no easy task for Malaysia's revved up media
18 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - In the first hours after the biggest political upset in Malaysia's history, the chief editor of news site Malaysiakini gathered his team in their cramped newsroom in a shabby industrial estate on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur.
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Exclusive: OPEC, Russia discuss raising oil output by about one million bpd: ...
30 minutes ago
DUBAI/MOSCOW/LONDON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and Russia are discussing raising OPEC and non-OPEC oil output by around 1 million barrels per day (bpd), easing 17 months of strict supply curbs amid concerns that a price rally has gone too far, sources familiar with the matter said.
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Chinese, others clamor for crude exports, but U.S. straining capacity
44 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. oil export infrastructure is straining to keep up as the country's crude oil exports hit new highs and China snaps up more of it than ever before.
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Hawaii helicopter evacuation readied as new lava stream hits ocean
1 hour ago
PAHALA, Hawaii (Reuters) - A third lava flow from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano streamed into the ocean on Thursday as U.S. Marine Corps helicopters stood by to evacuate a Big Island community should molten rock or huge cracks block its final escape route.
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Two men set off bomb in restaurant in Canada; 15 wounded
1 hour ago
TORONTO (Reuters) - Two unidentified men walked into a restaurant on Thursday in the Canadian city of Mississauga and set off a bomb, wounding more than a dozen people, local police said.
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Collapse of Trump-Kim summit threatens to deepen U.S.-China rift
1 hour ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's cancellation of a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatens further strain on U.S.-China ties amid a trade dispute that had been intertwined with Beijing's pressure on isolated Pyongyang.
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Mexico's Pena Nieto 'optimistic' on NAFTA as country makes new offer
6 hours ago
MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Thursday expressed optimism about NAFTA talks that have been thrown into disarray by a U.S. probe exploring auto tariffs, while a source said Mexico had made a new offer to seek a deal.
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Democrat running for Iowa governor quits after sex allegations
8 hours ago
(Reuters) - A Democratic candidate among front-runners in the race for Iowa governor dropped out on Thursday after accusations of sexual misconduct by three women.
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Movie producer Weinstein to surrender on sex assault charges
9 hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Film producer Harvey Weinstein was expected to surrender to authorities in New York on Friday, months after he was toppled from Hollywood's most powerful ranks by scores of women accusing him of sexual assault, a person familiar with the case said.
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