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New NAFTA talks aim to clear pathway to toughest issues

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico and Canada aim to finish reworking less contentious chapters of the NAFTA trade deal with the United States in new talks that began on Sunday, hoping to clear the path for a breakthrough on the toughest issues before upcoming elections. In six months, negotiators have …

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Fintech Revolut Britain’s first digital bank to break even

LONDON (Reuters) – Financial technology firm Revolut has become the first of a new breed of digital banks in Britain to break even on a monthly basis after a swelling user base and a suite of new products helped it bolster revenues in December. Revolut, which has gained popularity with …

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Italian election dominated by immigration debate

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Casa Pound supporters attend a remembrance service in Milan Standing opposite an arch commemorating Italy’s liberation from fascism at the end of the World War Two, a group of men dressed in black are huddled beneath a gazebo. They’re supporters of Casa Pound – …

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Powerful Quake Rattles Homes, Gold Mine in Papua New Guinea

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – A powerful earthquake rattled forest villages and a large gold mine in central Papua New Guinea early Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries.  Officials were waiting for more information about damage from the magnitude-7.5 quake that hit about 89 kilometers (55 miles) southwest …

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Selena Gomez’s Stuart Weitzman Penny Loafers Are 50 Percent Off

Selena Gomez heads to the studio earlier this week. Splash After hitting church with Justin Bieber earlier this week, Selena Gomez was spotted heading to a birthday party in Los Angeles on Saturday sporting a trendy monochromatic ensemble. Carrying a set of impeccably wrapped presents, the “Bad Liar” songstress kept …

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Thomas wins Honda Classic in playoff for eighth PGA Tour title

(Reuters) – Justin Thomas clinched his eighth PGA Tour victory when he won the Honda Classic in a playoff against Luke List in Florida on Sunday. The 24-year-old Thomas birdied the first extra hole, sinking a three-foot putt at the par-five 18th at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens. Earlier, …

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Alibaba turns heads as it joins Games sponsorship waltz

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – The Olympic movement’s new Chinese global sponsor, e-commerce group Alibaba, came to the Pyeongchang Winter Games promising to revolutionize the experience for spectators, from buying tickets to souvenirs. But other sponsors quickly reminded Alibaba that its revolution can’t happen if it steps on their turf. …

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Nigeria confirms 110 girls missing after Boko Haram school attack

Abuja (AFP) – The Nigerian government on Sunday confirmed that 110 girls were missing after a Boko Haram school attack in the northeast, following days of silence on the children’s fate. “The Federal Government has confirmed that 110 students of the Government Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State, …

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General Electric to restate two years of earnings

(Reuters) – General Electric (GE.N), the United States’ largest industrial conglomerate, will restate its earnings for 2016 and 2017 as it adopts a new accounting standard, according to a regulatory filing on Friday. The updated accounting standard, which will take into account revenue from long-term contracts, will result in a …

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Kylie Jenner Wears Go-To Balenciaga Sneakers with Travis Scott

Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner leaving Nobu with friends. Splash Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott have been spotted for the first time together since welcoming their daughter Stormi earlier this month. Photographed leaving Nobu in Malibu with friends on Saturday afternoon, the famous pair both looked effortlessly cool dressed in …

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Alabama’s aborted execution was botched and bloody -lawyer

(Reuters) – Alabama’s aborted execution last week of an inmate with severely compromised veins led to more than 10 puncture wounds in the man from failed needle placements and left behind a bloodied death chamber, his lawyer said. On Thursday, Alabama tried to execute by lethal injection convicted murderer Doyle …

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Turkish women sentenced to death in Iraq for IS links

Image copyright DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images Image caption Hundreds of women have been detained on suspicion of being IS fighters’ relatives An Iraqi court has sentenced at least 15 Turkish women to death by hanging, after they were found guilty of joining the Islamic State group (IS). Some reports say 16 …

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Ivanka Trump Sits Front Row at the 2018 Olympics Closing Ceremony

Ivanka Trump at the 2018 Winter Olympics closing ceremony. Rex Shutterstock A member of the first family and adviser to her father, Ivanka Trump represented the U.S. at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with a multi-day visit to the country. On Sunday, the 36-year-old presidential adviser, who stepped …

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Sheriff says only one deputy at fault in Florida school shooting

(Reuters) – Only one sheriff’s deputy failed to stop the gunman who killed 17 people at a Florida high school, the Broward County sheriff said on Sunday, dismissing reports that other deputies did not enter the school during the attack as unverified. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel also said his …

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Pita Taufatofua Goes Shirtless One Last Time For Closing Ceremony

Tongan flag bearer and fan favorite Pita Taufatofua helped bring the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, to a close Sunday by baring his oiled torso one last time.  At first, Taufatofua ― whose chiseled appearance at the opening ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics set pulses racing and …

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