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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s foreign minister Boris Johnson was accused by cabinet colleagues on Sunday of “backseat driving” on Brexit after setting out his own vision of the country’s future outside the European Union. Only days before Prime Minister Theresa May is due to speak in Italy about Britain’s planned EU departure, Johnson on Saturday
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Mexican Formula One driver Sergio Perez will stay at Force India next season in an unchanged line-up with Frenchman Esteban Ocon, the team said in a statement on Sunday. “Alongside Esteban, retaining Sergio gives us stability going into next season and one of the most exciting driver pairings in Formula One,” said
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton described Saturday’s qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix as a matter of ‘holding on for dear life’ after he lapped a disappointing fifth fastest. The Briton’s description of how he felt hustling his Mercedes around the streets of the city-state could also apply to his hopes of
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – U.S.-backed militias said they came under attack on Saturday from Russian jets and Syrian government forces in Deir al-Zor province, a flashpoint in an increasingly complex battlefield. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias fighting with the U.S.-led military coalition, said the strikes wounded six of its
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany will have no choice but to restrict its economic ties with Turkey to pressure its NATO partner into releasing German citizens it imprisoned on political grounds, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in remarks published on Saturday. Relations between the two countries are strained by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s crackdown on opponents after
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson set out his plans for a “glorious” Brexit on Saturday that angered colleagues and reignited speculation he would challenge Prime Minister Theresa May for the leadership of the Conservative party. With May due to set out her vision for Brexit in a speech in the Italian city
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A pact underpinning billions of dollars of transatlantic data transfers will undergo its first annual review on Monday, with Europe seeking to ensure Washington has lived up to its promises to protect the data of European citizens stored on U.S. servers. Feted as a milestone in transatlantic relations, which had soured after
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – California lawmakers voted to become a sanctuary state, tussled over hot-button environmental issues and urged other states to refuse to cooperate with President Donald Trump’s Election Integrity Commission as their legislative year ended early on Saturday. The majority Democratic lawmakers headed back to their districts having positioned the state in opposition
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain deployed hundreds of soldiers at strategic sites on Saturday to free up police to hunt those behind a bomb which injured 29 people on a packed commuter train in London and triggered the country’s highest security level. Prime Minister Theresa May said the critical threat level meant an attack may be
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain deployed hundreds of soldiers at strategic sites on Saturday to free up police to hunt those behind a bomb which injured 29 people on a packed commuter train in London and triggered the country’s highest security level. Prime Minister Theresa May said the critical threat level meant an attack may be
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to block a Chinese-backed firm from buying a U.S.-based chipmaker this week is detrimental to America’s growth and the global economy, China’s state news agency Xinhua said in a commentary on Saturday. Canyon Bridge Capital Partners’ planned $1.3 billion acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corp was one of
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