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Donald Trump attacks US media at 100-day Pennsylvania rally
April 30, 2017
The president insists he is keeping his election pledges and dismisses criticism as "fake news".

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North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure
April 30, 2017
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Saturday shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that failure to curb Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programs could lead to "catastrophic consequences".
EU sets Britain tough divorce terms, slams budget veto
April 29, 2017
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders endorsed stiff divorce terms for Britain on Saturday and warned Britons to have "no illusions" about swiftly securing a new relationship to keep their access to EU markets.
Military plane crashes in Cuba killing all eight on board
April 29, 2017
HAVANA (Reuters) - A military airplane crashed into a mountain in Cuba's north-western region of Artemisa on Saturday morning, killing all eight personnel on board, the Ministry of Revolutionary Armed Forces said.
Labour gains in British polls, but May's party keeps strong lead
April 30, 2017
LONDON (Reuters) - Three polls on Saturday showed a rise in support for the opposition Labour party, although the governing Conservative party maintained a commanding lead.
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WORLD • Business
Elon Musk, Satya Nadella, Irene Rosenfeld, Mark Zuckerberg: People to Watch
April 30, 2017
These company CEOs will be providing insights into their businesses and industries in the week ahead.
Dealers Decide Cars Are Taking Up Too Much Prime Space
April 29, 2017
Needing big lots in busy areas, car dealers have scooped up some of the most valuable real estate in America. But shoppers no longer need to see the merchandise up close, so dealers are backing out.
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Hungary’s Orban Accepts EU Demands
April 29, 2017
After a controversy involving a law meant to close down a George Soros-founded university.
French Presidential Hopeful Le Pen Names Nationalist as Prime Minister
April 29, 2017
Dupont-Aignan is a nationalist who promotes protectionist economic policies.
Hong Kong’s Autonomy Threatened By Independence Push
April 29, 2017
One Beijing official said Hong Kong must act to defend China's sovereignty.
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WORLD • Markets
This chart reveals economists may be overestimating the 'Trump bump'
April 28, 2017
Economists' forecasts have been too bullish — a signal to some that Trump's postelection economic bump could be over.
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US Treasury yields mixed after GDP data; Trump warns of possible North Korea conflict
April 28, 2017
U.S. government debt prices fell on Friday as investors digested key economic data.
Stocks climb 1% for April despite weak GDP data
April 28, 2017
U.S. equities closed lower on Friday but ended April with strong monthly gains.
Euro gains on European inflation data, dollar jumps against yen
April 28, 2017
The euro rose against the U.S. dollar on Friday after strong euro zone inflation figures.
US crude settles at $49.33, posting weekly and monthly losses amid supply concerns
April 28, 2017
Oil rebounded after dropping to a one-month low previously, prompting investors to buy ahead of a May OPEC meeting.
Gold firms as stocks, dollar retreat, but still eyes weekly loss
April 28, 2017
Gold firmed as forecast-beating euro zone inflation boosted the euro against the dollar.
European markets close lower; earnings in focus; Barclays slips 5%
April 28, 2017
European markets closed slightly lower on Friday as investors reacted to fresh earnings and geopolitical tensions.
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WORLD • Economy
UK growth slows to weakest pace in a year
April 28, 2017
Data suggest inflation fuelled by commodity rises and sterling fall hitting high street
US Congress passes bill to avoid shutdown
April 28, 2017
Republicans divided over White House budget measures have another week to wrangle

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WORLD • Opinion
Reprieve or Reform in Europe?
April 29, 2017
With the pro-EU Emmanuel Macron seemingly headed toward the French presidency, the immediate threat to the EU and the eurozone appears to have subsided. But unless Europe addresses flaws in growth patterns and pursues urgent reforms, the longer-term risks to its survival will continue to mount.
Theresa May’s Pyrrhic Victory
April 29, 2017
The election called by UK Prime Minister Theresa May for June will transform Britain’s politics and its relationship with Europe, but not necessarily in the way implied by a large majority for May’s Conservatives. Britain’s pro-European progressive forces could still snatch victory from the jaws of defeat for three related reasons.
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