George H.W. Bush lies in state in Washington

George H.W. Bush lies in state in Washington

The body of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush arrived on Monday at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, where mourners will pay tribute to the man who led the nation as the Cold War ended.
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Britain's May wins no-confidence vote

Britain's May wins no-confidence vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May has survived a challenge to her leadership triggered by angry pro-Brexit lawmakers within her party.
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Wall Street rises on trade optimism

Wall Street rises on trade optimism

U.S. stocks closed up but well below their session highs on Wednesday as investors pulled back in the last few minutes of trading despite optimism about U.S.-China trade relations.
China's Tencent Music debut strikes a chord with investors

China's Tencent Music debut strikes a chord with investors

Shares of Chinese streaming company, Tencent Music, rose in their U.S. debut, as investors shrugged off volatile markets.
Trump ex-lawyer Cohen given 3 years in prison

Trump ex-lawyer Cohen given 3 years in prison

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday.
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Pope demotes two cardinals over sex abuse

Pope demotes two cardinals over sex abuse

Pope Francis has removed two cardinals from his inner circle of advisers. One, George Pell, faces trial for sex abuse; the other is accused of covering up abuse in Chile.
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Syria pharma industry on the mend despite seven years of ciivl war

Syria pharma industry on the mend despite seven years of ciivl war

Nearly 90 drug factories are currently operating in Syria with further expansions expected, after the government provided support for the domestic production of pharmaceuticals in the war-torn country.
Christmas market gunman has 27 prior convictions

Christmas market gunman has 27 prior convictions

A manhunt is underway in France for Cherif Chekatt, who authorities say killed several people and wounded a dozen more at a Christmas market. He's a known religious extremist with 27 prior convictions across three countries, radicalized in prison.
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Amazon opens store for office workers

Amazon opens store for office workers

Amazon.com opened a compact version of its cashier-less Amazon Go food stores in a move to add shops in places such as office lobbies and hospitals. As Fred Katayama reports, the stores target office workers.
Warm weather chills Zara owner Inditex & UK's Superdry

Warm weather chills Zara owner Inditex & UK's Superdry

Zara owner Inditex missed sales and profit forecasts on Wednesday, hit by adverse currency moves and an unusually warm September, leading investors to wipe more than $5 billion off the fashion retailer's market value at one stage. As Pascale Davies
Viral video mom "happy to be free" after baby confrontation

Viral video mom "happy to be free" after baby confrontation

Charges have been dropped against Brooklyn mother, Jazmine Headley, who was seen in a viral video desperately trying to protect her one-year-old son as NYPD officers wrestled him out of her arms.
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One year on since the arrest of two Reuters journalists

One year on since the arrest of two Reuters journalists

It has been one year since two Reuters journalists were arrested in Myanmar for breaching a law on state secrets over their investigation into the killings of ten Rohingya men and boys in Rakhine state.
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UK: markets rally amid Brexit turmoil

UK: markets rally amid Brexit turmoil

UK blue-chip shares were slightly higher on Wednesday on gains in British American Tobacco, Rolls Royce and companies with international earnings, as political chaos deepened following a leadership challenge to the Prime Minister. As David Pollard r
China calls Huawei CFO arrest a 'mistake'

China calls Huawei CFO arrest a 'mistake'

A top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei is granted bail by a Canadian court, 10 days after her arrest in Vancouver at the request of U.S. authorities sparked a diplomatic dispute. Chinese officials say, her arrest, in itself, was a mistake from the start.
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Tencent Music IPO raises over $1 billion

Tencent Music IPO raises over $1 billion

China-based music streaming company Tencent Music Entertainment said it raised close to $1.1 billion in its U.S. initial public offering after pricing its shares at the bottom of its targeted range.
British PM May faces make-or-break confidence vote

British PM May faces make-or-break confidence vote

Lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party on Wednesday (December 12) triggered a confidence vote in her leadership after Britain's planned divorce from the European Union was plunged into chaos.
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ECB: R.I.P QE?

ECB: R.I.P QE?

Thursday could prove to be a historic moment for the ECB, which is expected to formally bring its 2.6 trillion euro stimulus scheme to an end. As David Pollard reports, markets are already looking ahead to how it can protect the bloc from the next d
UK PM May remains defiant in face of confidence vote

UK PM May remains defiant in face of confidence vote

Theresa May vows to fight on after MPs in her Conservative Party triggered a confidence vote as Britain's planned divorce from the European Union plunged into chaos.
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Twitter CEO responds to critics of Myanmar tweets

Twitter CEO responds to critics of Myanmar tweets

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he was “aware of the human rights atrocities and suffering in Myanmar,” responding to criticism over his tweets about his meditation retreat in the country that did not mention the plight of Rohingya Muslims.
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Gunman kills three at Strasbourg Christmas market

Gunman kills three at Strasbourg Christmas market

A manhunt is underway in France after a gunman killed at least three people and injured a dozen others at a Christmas market in Strasbourg.
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One year into the arrest of two Reuters journalists

One year into the arrest of two Reuters journalists

It's been one year since Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested in Myanmar, in a landmark case that's sparked international outcry from human rights activists. Their wives say it's hard to accept their fates in prison.
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Congress takes major step toward sentencing reform

Congress takes major step toward sentencing reform

The U.S. Senate will take up a bill to reform U.S. sentencing laws, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday. It reverses his previous resistance to the measure, giving the bill momentum for a vote this year. Andy Sullivan has the
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Huawei executive granted bail

Huawei executive granted bail

A Canadian court on Tuesday granted bail to a top executive of Huawei Technologies while she awaits a hearing for extradition to the United States, a move that could help placate Chinese officials angered by her arrest. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.
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Gunman kills at least two in Strasbourg

Gunman kills at least two in Strasbourg

A gunman on a security watchlist killed at least two people and wounded at least 11 others near the picturesque Christmas market in the historic French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday evening before fleeing. Gavino Garay has more.
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Accused spy Butina strikes deal to cooperate: reports

Accused spy Butina strikes deal to cooperate: reports

Accused Russian agent Maria Butina has struck a deal to cooperate with prosecutors and will plead guilty to conspiracy charges at a hearing on Thursday, according to media reports. Vanessa Johnston has the story.
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