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U.S. reverses policy in move to speed release of migrant children

Reuters News - 1 hour 18 min ago
The Trump administration is reversing a controversial policy that required extensive background checks of all adults living with sponsors of migrant children, in a move that could lead to faster release of migrant minors from shelters.
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SoftBank shares fall 10 percent vs. IPO price in Tokyo market debut

Reuters News - 1 hour 30 min ago
SoftBank Corp shares slid in its market debut on Wednesday, as investor appetite was spoiled by a major service outage this month and worries over its exposure to Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co [HWT.UL].
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Asia braces for Fed as plunge in oil boosts bonds

Reuters News - 1 hour 38 min ago
Asian share markets played second fiddle to bonds on Wednesday as a spectacular fall in the price of oil fanned speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve might be done with tightening after its policy meeting later in the day.
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Cuba panel closes door on gay marriage constitutional amendment

Reuters News - 1 hour 41 min ago
The commission in charge of writing Communist-run Cuba's new constitution has proposed revising an original draft to remove an amendment that would have opened the doorway to gay marriage after months of debate.
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UK to unveil details of post-Brexit immigration system

Reuters News - 1 hour 53 min ago
Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid will on Wednesday publish plans for a post-Brexit immigration system that would bring net migration to the UK down to "sustainable levels", his department said.
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U.S. pledges billions in aid to develop Central America, curb migration

Reuters News - 2 hours 4 min ago
The United States is committing billions of dollars toward development in Central America and Mexico, as part of a plan to strengthen economic growth in the region and curb illegal immigration, the U.S. and Mexican governments said on Tuesday.
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Minor UK opposition parties table vote of no confidence in government

Reuters News - 2 hours 14 min ago
The Scottish National Party (SNP) and other minor British opposition parties have tabled a vote of no confidence in Theresa May's Conservative government, the SNP said on Tuesday.
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FedEx cuts 2019 earnings forecast on economic slowdown

Reuters News - 2 hours 15 min ago
U.S. package delivery company FedEx Corp on Tuesday cut its 2019 forecast after Europe's economy weakened and the U.S. trade skirmish exacerbated a slowdown in China, sending its shares tumbling as much as 6 percent in after-hours trade.
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Sears to take $443 million in charges arising from store closures

Reuters News - 2 hours 29 min ago
Bankrupt U.S. retailer Sears Holdings Corp will take a charge of about $443 million arising from store closures, a regulatory filing showed on Tuesday.
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UK PM May urges devolved nations to back her Brexit deal

Reuters News - 3 hours 27 min ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May will urge the devolved nations of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to "listen to business" at a meeting on Wednesday and back her Brexit deal, which envisages continuing close ties with the EU.
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FDA panel backs prescribing opioid overdose reversal drug along with painkillers

Reuters News - 3 hours 45 min ago
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday recommended prescribing the opioid overdose reversal drug, naloxone, along with addictive painkillers.
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U.S. judicial council tosses misconduct claims against Kavanaugh

Reuters News - 3 hours 48 min ago
Scores of complaints accusing U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of improperly conducting himself during his contentious Senate confirmation process have been thrown out by a panel of eight federal judges.
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Judge mulls using monitor to oversee CVS during court process

Reuters News - 3 hours 53 min ago
A federal judge said on Tuesday that he was considering using a court-appointed monitor to make sure CVS Health Corp refrains from fully integrating with insurer Aetna while he examines the companies' settlement with the government.
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U.S. FDA panel backs prescribing opioid overdose reversal drug along with painkillers

Reuters News - 4 hours 7 min ago
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday recommended prescribing the opioid overdose reversal drug, naloxone, along with addictive painkilllers.
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FedEx cuts 2019 view on European softness, global trade concerns

Reuters News - 4 hours 13 min ago
U.S. package delivery company FedEx Corp on Tuesday lowered its 2019 forecast, citing weakness in Europe and signs that global trade is faltering, sending its shares down 4.4 percent in after-hours trade.
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S&P flat as government shutdown threat, Fed decision loom

Reuters News - 4 hours 14 min ago
The benchmark S&P 500 stock index ended little changed in a choppy trading session on Tuesday as the possibility of a partial U.S. government shutdown raised investor jitters ahead of a highly anticipated meeting of the Federal Reserve.
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Stocks dip ahead of Fed news; oil prices drop

Reuters News - 4 hours 25 min ago
Global equity markets dipped on Tuesday as nervous investors awaited indications whether the Federal Reserve will be able to raise interest rates much further amid turbulent markets and a weakening outlook for the global economy.
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Uber gets approval from Pennsylvania to resume self-driving testing

Reuters News - 4 hours 28 min ago
Uber Technologies Inc received approval from Pennsylvania to resume self-driving car testing on public roads this week, state records show.
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China embarks on second round of soy buying post Trump-Xi truce

Reuters News - 4 hours 42 min ago
Chinese importers returned to the U.S. soy market on Tuesday for their second round of purchases since the two countries agreed to a truce in their trade war, four traders with knowledge of the deals and the U.S. Soybean Export Council said.
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U.S. FDA panel votes for prescribing naloxone with opioids

Reuters News - 5 hours 4 min ago
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday recommended prescribing the opioid overdose reversal drug, naloxone, along with addictive painkilllers.
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