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EMERGING MARKETS-Brexit weighs on stocks; Russia deal lifts Turkish lira

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* UK parliament rejects swift decision on Brexit bill * Hong Kong legislature withdraws extradition bill * Russia, Turkey agree to remove Kurdish YPG from Syria border * South African inflation slows in September; rand down By Susan Mathew Oct 23 (Reuters) – Emerging-market shares retreated from their highest in more than two months on Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares hit by tech problems and Brexit snags

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LONDON (Reuters) – World stock markets fell on Wednesday, as hopes faded that a Brexit deal would be wrapped by next week and a profit warning from Texas Instruments pulled down tech shares. FILE PHOTO: A trader works as a screen shows market data behind him at CMC markets in London, Britain, December 11, 2018. Read More

UPDATE 1-Talks with EU could be alternative to auto import tariffs, U.S.’s Ross tells FT

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross meets with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (not pictured) at the Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece September 5, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas (Reuters) – New negotiations with the European Union could be an alternative to imposing tariffs on automotive imports next month, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has suggested Read More

Tusk to recommend ANOTHER 3-month Brexit extension to EU

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European Council President Donald Tusk said he will ask for another 90-day extension for Britain’s exit from the EU to avoid a no-deal scenario, after Parliament failed to approve the timetable for a negotiated departure. The previous Brexit deadline of October 31 should be moved to January 31, 2020, Tusk said on Tuesday. While Parliament Read More

Dem elites searching for white knight

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**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign uphere.** On the roster: Dem elites searching for white knight – Impeachment timing gets trickier for house Dems – Mick Mulvaney: Kicking gaffes and taking names – Trump looks south for a boost – Picture day is the wurst DEM ELITES SEARCHING FOR WHITE Read More

Boris Johnson threatens to pull Brexit bill, call snap election before Christmas

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatened to put the brakes on his European Union divorce bill and call for a snap general election before Christmas if lawmakers continue to stonewall his push to pass the legislation in three days. Speaking at the House of Commons on Tuesday, Johnson accused lawmakers of being “caught in a deadlock Read More

France sees no justification for new Brexit deadline extension – FM

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France sees no grounds to extend Britain’s October 31 deadline to leave the EU, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday. “At this stage, we consider that there is no justification for a new extension,” Le Drian told the French parliament. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is trying to pass a withdrawal agreement through Read More

EU will wait on UK Parliament before granting Brexit delay, but no-deal ‘will never be our decision,’ says Tusk

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European Council President Donald Tusk has revealed that any decision on whether to grant a Brexit delay will depend on what happens in the UK Parliament this week, but insisted the bloc will never choose a no-deal scenario. In his farewell speech to MEPs in the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday, Tusk said he Read More

Julian Castro warns his campaign will be ‘silenced for good’ if he doesn’t reach fundraising goal

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The end may be near for Julian Castro’s White House bid. The long-shot Democratic presidential candidate said on Monday to end his campaign if he doesn’t raise nearly $1 million by the end of the month. NO BREAKOUT MOMENT FOR CASTRO AT DEBATE, BUT LONG-SHOT VOWS TO FIGHT ON The former San Antonio, Texas mayor Read More

Top secret: Declassified files tell dramatic story of how first Soviet atomic bomb was made (PHOTOS)

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After the US nuked Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, the USSR needed to develop its own A-bomb fast to keep parity. The declassified papers provide a glimpse into how the elaborate task was achieved just four years later. First Soviet first atomic bomb, RDS-1 or Pervaya Molniya (First Lightning), was successfully tested on August Read More