BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU diplomats will start sketching out a Brexit transition offer on Wednesday that would probably let Britain stay in the single market for about two years after it leaves the bloc in March 2019, EU officials said. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May and European Council President Donald Tusk pose before a bilateral
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EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Offices at Scotland’s devolved parliament in Edinburgh were briefly evacuated on Tuesday after suspicious packages containing white powder were found. The Scottish Parliament is reflected in a pond in Holyrood Edinburgh, Scotland March 10, 2017. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne “It’s a white powder incident, there were a couple of suspicious packages sent to a
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Waymo self-driving unit is launching a ride-hailing service for the general public with no human driver behind the steering wheel and has been testing such fully self-driving cars on public roads in Arizona, Chief Executive John Krafcik said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Waymo unveils a self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivan
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has opened a new front in its regional proxy war with Iran, threatening Tehran’s powerful ally Hezbollah and its home country Lebanon to try to regain the upper hand. A man walks past a banner in the mainly Sunni Beirut neighbourhood of Tariq al-Jadideh in Beirut, Lebanon November 6, 2017.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify before the House Judiciary Committee about issues facing the Justice Department on Nov. 14, the committee confirmed on Tuesday. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions makes a statement regarding national security in New York, U.S., November 2, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson The hearing will take place at
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EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Police said the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh was evacuated on Tuesday after a suspicious package was found, with a source saying a suspicious white powder had been sent to a Conservative Party lawmaker. The Scottish Parliament is reflected in a pond in Holyrood Edinburgh, Scotland March 10, 2017. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne “It’s a
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson did not make a gaffe when he commented about the activities of jailed Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Britain’s trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday. Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives in Downing Street, London, Britain October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mary Turner Johnson told the British parliament’s
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, who sparked a political crisis on Saturday by declaring his surprise resignation in Riyadh, has traveled to the UAE, Saudi-owned media said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri is seen at the governmental palace in Beirut, Lebanon October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir His resignation
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May’s government said it would submit legislation to parliament on Tuesday needed to let Britain pursue an independent trade policy once it leaves the European Union. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the Conferederation of British Industry’s annual conference in London, Britain, November 6, 2017. REUTERS/Mary Turner The
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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks climbed to record highs on Monday, helped by optimism about merger activity and as investors bet that a Republican plan to cut corporate taxes would bolster earnings. Qualcomm (QCOM.O) rose 1.15 percent after Broadcom (AVGO.O) offered to buy the smartphone chip supplier for $103 billion in what could be the biggest-ever
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(Reuters) – The Philadelphia Eagles were dismissed as long shots when the National Football League season began two months ago but they have taken the league by storm to emerge as serious Super Bowl contenders. Nov 5, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) celebrates his 4-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver
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