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Trump's former lawyer seeks restraining order against Avenatti

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 2:57am
(Reuters) - Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump, asked a federal court in California on Thursday to issue a restraining order against the lawyer for adult film actress Stormy Daniels, a court document showed.
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U.S. to take 'firm, appropriate measures' against Syria violations

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 2:52am
(Reuters) - The United States will "take firm and appropriate measures" in response to Syrian government violations in a designated de-escalation zone in the country's southwest, the State Department said on Thursday.
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U.S. vows to 'take firm, appropriate measures' against Syria violations

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 1:51am
(Reuters) - The United States will "take firm and appropriate measures" in response to Syrian government violations in a so-called de-escalation zone in the country's southwest, the State Department said on Thursday.
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Volcker 'fix' may cause new headaches for Wall Street

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 1:28am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A proposal to simplify a rule banning banks from proprietary trading, rather than making life easier for Wall Street, could ensnare billions of dollars' worth of assets not currently caught by the regulation.
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China's ride-hailing giant Didi to launch in Australia

BBC News - June 15, 2018 - 1:07am
China's Didi Chuxing will compete with India's Ola and Uber when it launches in Melbourne on 25 June.
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Kremlin foe Bill Browder tells West: Russian money is Putin's Achilles heel

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 1:05am
LONDON (Reuters) - Once the biggest foreign money managers in Russia, Bill Browder has some advice for the West: If you want to counter Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin, then go after Russian money and Russian oligarchs.
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Trump's former lawyer requests restraining order against Avenatti

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 1:00am
(Reuters) - Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump, asked a federal court in California on Thursday to issue a restraining order against the lawyer for adult film actress Stormy Daniels, a court document showed.
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South Korea and US discuss future of joint war games

BBC News - June 15, 2018 - 12:28am
Donald Trump surprised allies by announcing an end to the games, a long-held North Korean demand.
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Asian shares falter as U.S. readies China tariffs, euro at 2-week low on ECB

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 12:15am
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares wobbled on Friday as investors braced for U.S. tariffs against China, while the euro flirted with two-week lows after a cautious European Central Bank indicated it would not raise interest rates for some time.
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Eurydice Dixon: Comedian's killing prompts anger in Australia

BBC News - June 15, 2018 - 12:13am
Eurydice Dixon was allegedly raped and murdered as she walked home from a gig in Melbourne.
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Exclusive: Malaysia's Najib may face charges of money laundering, misappropriation of property - source

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 12:11am
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian authorities investigating scandal-hit state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) are considering charging former prime minister Najib Razak with money laundering and misappropriation of property, a source familiar with the matter said.
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Trump approves disaster aid for Hawaii's volcano-stricken Big Island

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 11:37pm
HONOLULU (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday approved federal emergency housing aid and other relief for victims of the six-week-old Kilauea Volcano eruption on Hawaii's Big Island, where hundreds of homes have been destroyed, state officials said.
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Asian shares shaky as U.S. readies China tariffs, euro at two-week low on ECB

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 9:35pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares wobbled on Friday as investors braced for U.S. tariffs against China, while the euro flirted with two-week lows after a cautious European Central Bank indicated it would not raise interest rates for some time.
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Broadcom lays off 1,100 employees after Brocade merger

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 8:30pm
(Reuters) - Broadcom Inc said it had laid off about 1,100 employees across its businesses to cut costs after its merger with Brocade Communications Systems.
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Exclusive: Amazon to tap Brazil beauty obsession with cosmetics partners

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 8:07pm
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is recruiting major Brazilian cosmetics firms Grupo Boticario and Natura Cosmeticos SA to sell via the logistics platform it is developing in Brazil, three people familiar with talks told Reuters, making an early play for the world's fourth-largest beauty market.
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AT&T closes $85 billion deal for Time Warner

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 8:00pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, on Thursday closed its $85 billion deal to acquire media company Time Warner Inc after it reached an agreement with U.S. antitrust regulators.
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AT&T to close Time Warner deal but government does not rule out appeal

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 5:52pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government and AT&T Inc agreed on Thursday on conditions that would allow the wireless company to close its deal for Time Warner Inc while the Justice Department considers an appeal.
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Exclusive: Mexico studies tariffs on billions of dollars of U.S. corn, soy

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 5:51pm
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico could strike at $4 billion in annual imports of U.S. corn and soybeans if President Donald Trump escalates a trade spat with new tariffs, officials told Reuters this week, and it is studying how to reduce the pain of such a move.
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Trump ready to impose tariffs on about $50 billion in Chinese goods: official

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 5:48pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Trump has made up his mind to impose "pretty significant" tariffs on Chinese goods, an administration official said on Thursday, as Beijing warned that it was ready to respond if Washington chose to ratchet up trade tensions.
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U.S. Justice Department agrees to allow AT&T to close Time Warner deal pending potential appeal

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 5:28pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government and AT&T Inc agreed on Thursday on conditions that would allow the wireless company to close its deal for Time Warner Inc while the Justice Department considers a potential appeal.
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