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UPDATE 2-Chile´s Codelco shuts Andina mine as general strike hits operations

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(Adds details on private mining operations, paragraphs 8-14) By Fabian Cambero and Dave Sherwood SANTIAGO, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Chile’s state miner Codelco, the world’s top copper producer, said on Wednesday one of its mines was shut and operations at a smelter drastically reduced amid a general strike as protests and chaos have rocked the Read More

Angela Merkel says Germany has ‘utterly failed’ at building multicultural society

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Germany’s immigrants need to work harder to assimilate because the country’s attempts at building a “multikulti” society have “utterly failed,” Chancellor Angela Merkel said. “We kidded ourselves a while,” Merkel told younger members of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party earlier this month in Potsdam, the BBC reported. In the early 1960s, Germany’s government called Read More

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

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

Morning News Call – India, October 23

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To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here here If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: here FACTORS TO WATCH No major events are scheduled for the day. LIVECHAT - EQUITIES FOCUS Reuters stocks correspondents in London and New York sift through a heavy corporate earnings Read More

Former UAW official pleads guilty to federal charges

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FILE PHOTO: A United Auto Workers (UAW) picket sign is seen outside General Motors Powertrain Flint Engine plant during the UAW national strike in Flint, Michigan, U.S. September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/ DETROIT (Reuters) – A former top official of the United Auto Workers union pleaded guilty on Tuesday to federal charges of financial misconduct Read More

Musicians ‘face high levels of sexual harassment’

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Over the last 12 months, high-profile musicians such as Ryan Adams and Placido Domingo have faced accusations of sexual harassment. Singers Lily Allen and Aluna Francis have also come forward with their own stories of abuse in the music industry. And R Kelly and Michael Jackson have faced both new and historic allegations of abuse Read More

Wall Street slips after rejection of Brexit timetable

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended lower on Tuesday, giving up early gains after British lawmakers rejected the government’s proposed timetable for passing legislation to ratify its deal to exit the European Union. A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 22, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan Read More

Aykan Erdemir: Trump can get both Turkish and Kurdish support in Syria by negotiating peace deal

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President Trump’s strategy of getting out of Syria but keeping the oil continues to stir up policy debates and emotions. Opponents of the U.S. withdrawal see this as a betrayal of the Syrian Kurds, who have done the heavy lifting in battling the Islamic State (ISIS) in partnership with U.S. special operations forces. Proponents see Read More

Losing Scotland from UK a fair price to pay for Brexit, THREE QUARTERS of English Tory ‘Leave’ voters say – poll

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More than three quarters of English Tory ‘Leave’ voters believe that Brexit is more important than keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom and would sacrifice the Scots if it came down to a choice, according to a new poll. The research by respected Conservative pollster Lord Ashcroft found that 76 percent of Tory voters who Read More