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Teacher tried to create 'army of children' to launch terror attacks in London

March 2, 2018 - 11:31am
LONDON (Reuters) - A British supporter of Islamic State was found guilty on Friday of trying to recruit children he was teaching into an "army" of jihadists to help carry out a wave of attacks across London.
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Egypt orders 15-day detention of woman in BBC report over 'false news'

March 2, 2018 - 11:28am
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's public prosecutor ordered the detention of a woman interviewed by the BBC in a recent report that sparked controversy, alleging in a statement that she had committed the offense of spreading "false news".
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Setting out Brexit vision, Britain's May appeals to EU to show flexibility

March 2, 2018 - 11:24am
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May urged the European Union on Friday to show more flexibility in talks on a future relationship, saying Britain was ready to swallow the "hard facts" of Brexit but did not believe they prevented a successful trade deal.
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Gazprom seeks to halt Ukraine gas contracts as dispute escalates

March 2, 2018 - 11:15am
MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Russia's Gazprom said on Friday it would terminate its gas contracts with Ukraine after it lost a court case, escalating a dispute which has left Ukraine struggling to stay warm and which the EU said could threaten gas flows to Europe.
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U.S. seeks time to consider joining opioid litigation

March 2, 2018 - 11:11am
(Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has asked a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors to give it 30 days to decide whether to participate in the litigation.
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Two dead in Michigan university shooting, suspect at large

March 2, 2018 - 11:09am
(Reuters) - At least two people were shot dead in what appeared to be a domestic dispute at a dormitory at Central Michigan University on Friday and police were hunting for the gunman, according to university officials.
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Trump defiant after global criticism of steel, aluminium tariffs

March 2, 2018 - 11:09am
WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump struck a defiant tone on Friday, saying trade wars were good and easy to win, after his plan to put tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium triggered global criticism and a slide in world stock markets.
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Special report: A journey on a caravan of misery

March 2, 2018 - 10:52am
CARACAS (Reuters) - Just after dawn, dozens of Venezuelans gathered at the dark bus station in Caracas. They lugged one big suitcase each, as well as blankets, toilet paper, cheap bread and jugs of water. Weeping wives, confused children and elderly parents hugged them over and over until it was time to check tickets and weigh bags, then hung back, waiting hours for the bus to leave. When it finally pulled out, the passengers looked down at their loved ones, pounding on the windows and blowing k
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U.S. announces 10 indictments in international fraud scheme

March 2, 2018 - 10:40am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday announced the indictment of six people and four corporate defendants, including London-based brokerage Beaufort Securities Ltd, over their alleged roles in international securities fraud and money laundering schemes totaling more than $50 million.
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