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REUTERS NEWS SCHEDULE AT 6 a.m. GMT/ 2 a.m. ET

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Here are the top stories and upcoming coverage plans for Reuters text service as of 10 a.m. GMT/6 a.m. ET. For a full schedule of news and events, go to our editorial calendar on Reuters Connect here or on Media Express here GLOBAL US-MIDEAST-ATTACKS/ Saudi seeks oil supply protection as U.S. and Iran face off Read More

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency

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GENEVA (Reuters) – A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo’s Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm. Congo’s epidemic is the second worst ever, with 2,108 cases of Ebola and 1,411 deaths since last Read More

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts

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GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on Friday. A health worker wearing Ebola protection gear enters the Biosecure Emergency Care Read More

Target says it’s working on problem preventing customers from making purchases

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June 15 (Reuters) – Target Corp on Saturday said it was working on a problem that prevented customers in the United States from paying for their purchases. Media reports said the problem had hit Target stores across the country. The retailer tweeted bit.ly/2WKO1HY that it was troubleshooting the issue and would provide an update soon. Read More

UPDATE 3-Tires blow on United jet during Newark airport landing, no injuries

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Tires on a United Airlines jet blew out as it landed at New Jersey’s Newark airport on Saturday, causing flight delays but injuring none of the 166 passengers on board, officials said. United flight 627 became disabled on the runway after it “experienced multiple flat tires” upon landing at 1 p.m. Read More

UPDATE 2-Target says registers back online, blames outage on technology issue

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(Reuters) – Target Corp on Saturday said its payment registers were back online after a systems outage stopped customers in the United States from paying for in-store purchases. The outage was caused by an “internal technology issue” that lasted for about two hours and was not a data breach or security-related issue, Target said in Read More

Target says registers back online, blames outage on technology issue

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(Reuters) – Target Corp on Saturday said its payment registers were back online after a systems outage stopped customers in the United States from paying for in-store purchases. The outage was caused by an “internal technology issue” that lasted for about two hours and was not a data breach or security-related issue, Target said in Read More

India to impose retaliatory tariffs on 28 U.S. goods from Sunday

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India will impose higher retaliatory tariffs on 28 U.S. products including almonds, apples and walnuts from Sunday, following Washington’s withdrawal of key trade privileges for New Delhi. FILE PHOTO: A man holds the flags of India and the U.S. while people take part in the 35th India Day Parade in New Read More

Target hit by nationwide payment outage

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(Reuters) – Target Corp on Saturday said it was working on a problem that prevented customers in the United States from paying for their purchases. Media reports said the problem had hit Target stores across the country. “Our teams are troubleshooting now and we apologize for the inconvenience, ” the retailer tweeted bit.ly/2WKO1HY, adding that Read More

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk

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GHAZNI, Afghanistan (Reuters) – An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country’s cultural heritage and the government’s ability to protect them. The old citadel known as Ghaznain Fort originally had 36 towers, but 14 of Read More