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Rescuers fear more dead in Hurricane Michael's path of destruction

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 4:57pm
Rescue crews confronted with shattered roads, fallen trees and miles of ruins struggled on Friday to get to Florida Panhandle communities hardest hit by Hurricane Michael, saying they expected the death toll of 14 to rise.
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What would it take for North Korea to join the IMF?

BBC News - October 12, 2018 - 4:55pm
Joining would require the North to open up about its economy, but human rights are unlikely to be an issue.
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U.S. pastor Brunson leaves Turkey after court frees him

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 4:53pm
A U.S. evangelical Christian pastor left Turkey on Friday after a Turkish court freed him from two years of detention, in a step that could improve ties between the two countries which are strained by differences over Syria, Iran and Ankara's planned purchase of Russian military equipment.
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Wall St. rebounds with technology stocks leading the way

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 4:53pm
The U.S. benchmark S&P 500 stock index snapped a six-day losing streak on Friday as technology stocks recovered after a week of losses, with investors looking for bargains ahead of the third quarter earnings reporting season.
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Facebook trims data breach to 29 million users as FBI probes

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 4:28pm
Cyber attackers stole data from 29 million Facebook accounts using an automated program that moved from one friend to the next, Facebook Inc said on Friday, as the social media company said its largest-ever data theft hit fewer than the 50 million profiles it initially reported.
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Plane carrying U.S. pastor Brunson leaves Turkey, heads to Germany then U.S.: lawyer

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 4:21pm
A plane carrying the U.S. pastor at the centre of a row between Ankara and Washington, took off from the airport in Turkey's western Izmir province late on Friday, a witness said, hours after a court ruled he could go free.
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Factbox: Over 1.1 million customers without power on U.S. East Coast after Michael

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 4:04pm
More than 1.1 million homes and businesses on the U.S. East Coast were without power on Friday after Hurricane Michael and its remnants marched from Florida to Virginia, according to local power companies.
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Devastated Mexico Beach will be back, but different: mayor

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 3:58pm
Mexico Beach, the seafront Florida resort town shattered by Hurricane Michael, will be rebuilt "100 percent", its mayor said on Friday.
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U.S. pastor Brunson released by Turkish court, set to fly home

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 3:36pm
An American evangelical Christian pastor at the centre of a row between Ankara and Washington looked set to fly home on Friday after a Turkish court freed him, a move that may signal a step towards mending ties between the allies.
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Global stocks rebound but remain on track for weekly loss

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 3:28pm
Stock markets worldwide bounced back on Friday after a multi-day sell-off but remained on track for their biggest weekly losses in months, while U.S. Treasury yields inched higher and the dollar held its gains.
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Graphic: U.S. banks enjoy benefits of a growing economy, lower taxes

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 3:26pm
The U.S. banking industry is enjoying the benefits of a growing economy and lower taxes, if the double-digit profit growth posted by three major lenders on Friday is any indication.
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U.S. pastor Brunson arrives at airport in Turkey's Izmir after release

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 3:22pm
U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson, at the centre of a row between Ankara and Washington, arrived at the airport in Turkey's western Izmir province on Friday, a Reuters photographer at the scene said, hours after a court ruled he could go free.
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Wall St. rebounds with technology stocks back in favor

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 3:03pm
Wall Street indexes rose on Friday after a week of blistering losses as investors returned to technology and other growth sectors, but gains were hampered by ongoing worries about U.S.-China trade tensions and rising interest rates.
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U.S. weapons makers rattled over Saudi Arabia deals

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 2:58pm
Major U.S. defense contractors have expressed concern to the Trump administration that lawmakers angered by the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey will block further arms deals with Saudi Arabia, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Friday.
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U.S. pastor Brunson leaves his home in Turkey after release

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 2:56pm
The American evangelical Christian pastor at the center of a row between Ankara and Washington left his home in Turkey's western Izmir province on Friday, a Reuters cameraman said, hours after he was released from detention.
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President Moon: Kim Jong-un 'demonstrates humble leadership'

BBC News - October 12, 2018 - 2:30pm
South Korea's president believes North Korea is "changing" after several warm exchanges, including the gift of two "treasured" dogs.
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Hackers stole details of 29 million users in Facebook breach

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 2:10pm
Facebook Inc said on Friday attackers stole names and contact details of 29 million users in the mass security breach disclosed by the social media network late last month.
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Wall St. supported by tech bounce after two-day slump

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 2:03pm
Wall Street rose on Friday after a bounce in technology and other high-growth stocks led a fight back from its worst two-day slide in eight months, while early gains from strong earnings of the biggest U.S. lenders faded.
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Mnuchin to attend top Saudi event, media exit over missing journalist

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 1:59pm
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Wall Street banks will show up at an elite Saudi investment conference this month despite a growing exodus of top media companies and business leaders after the disappearance of a Saudi journalist.
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Rescuers scour debris for dead after Florida hurricane

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 1:52pm
Rescue crews worked their way through fallen trees and heaps of rubble on Friday in the Florida Panhandle towns hit the hardest by Hurricane Michael, looking for people trapped or killed by a storm blamed for at least 12 deaths.
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