Two killed in shooting in front of German synagogue

Two killed in shooting in front of German synagogue

Two people were killed in a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle on Wednesday and police said they were looking for suspects who fled the scene.
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Big banks say U.S. consumers sturdy

Big banks say U.S. consumers sturdy

Quarterly results from four of the largest U.S. banks Tuesday showed that American consumers are helping to prop up the economy, even as recession fears have led businesses to pull back on spending and borrowing.
Exclusive: Giuliani was paid $500K by indicted associate's firm

Exclusive: Giuliani was paid $500K by indicted associate's firm

In an interview with Reuters, Rudy Giuliani said he was paid $500,000 to consult on a company co-founded by the Ukrainian-American businessman arrested last week on campaign finance charges, Giuliani told Reuters on Monday. Chris Dignam has more.
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Slow progress for Notre-Dame, months after fire

Slow progress for Notre-Dame, months after fire

Renovations of Notre-Dame are taking "more time than expected" six months after a devastating fire, the Paris cathedral's archpriest, Patrick Chauvet, said on Tuesday.
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Hyundai Motor unveils $35 bln investment plan

Hyundai Motor unveils $35 bln investment plan

South Korean carmaker Hyundai said it plans to invest 41 trillion won ($35 billion) in mobility and other auto technologies by 2025, part of which will be directed to an ambitious effort to become more competitive in self-driving cars.
Is Europe's busiest seaport 'Brexit ready?'

Is Europe's busiest seaport 'Brexit ready?'

The chief executive of Britain's biggest shipping port says the 'Port of Dover is fully ready for Brexit', but that uncertainties remain of how France will deal with imports and exports from its side of the channel.
London retains global finance throne amid Brexit chaos

London retains global finance throne amid Brexit chaos

Reuters analysis shows London has held onto its title as global finance's top dog, but as Brexit nears worries over job losses are starting to rise again.
U.N. urges Turkey to investigate Syria executions

U.N. urges Turkey to investigate Syria executions

Turkey could be deemed responsible for summary executions by an affiliated armed group of captured Kurdish fighters and a politician, acts that may amount to war crimes, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
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LeBron says Morey 'wasn't educated' when he sent Hong Kong tweet

LeBron says Morey 'wasn't educated' when he sent Hong Kong tweet

LeBron James weighed in on the controversy between China and the NBA in a conflict that has seen Houston Rockets gear removed from Nike and NBA stores in major cities throughout China.
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Trump lawyer Giuliani was paid $500,000 to consult on indicted associate's firm

Trump lawyer Giuliani was paid $500,000 to consult on indicted associate's firm

Trump lawyer Giuliani was paid $500,000 to consult on indicted associate's firm
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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Pakistan

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Pakistan

Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Catherine, arrived in Pakistan's capital on Monday to begin a five day visit that will focus on boosting ties and addressing challenges such as climate change.
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UK hiring falls by most in over four years

UK hiring falls by most in over four years

Britain's jobs boom has weakened in the approach to Brexit with the number of people in work unexpectedly falling.
Protesters defy British police order to halt climate change demonstrations in London

Protesters defy British police order to halt climate change demonstrations in London

British police ordered a halt to Extinction Rebellion protests in London after a week of civil disobedience by climate change activists - but demonstrations continued on Tuesday, targeting the British Transport Ministry. Ciara Lee reports
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Oldest and first black female Booker Prize winners

Oldest and first black female Booker Prize winners

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo have been jointly awarded the Booker Prize, with judges flouting the rules to name both winners.
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Facebook presses on with e-coin despite defections

Facebook presses on with e-coin despite defections

Facebook is pressing ahead with its Libra e-currency despite losing another backer.
Japan struggles in aftermath of deadly typhoon

Japan struggles in aftermath of deadly typhoon

The death toll in the worst typhoon to hit Japan for decades climbed to 66 on Tuesday. People are starting to return to their homes, but thousands remain without power or water.
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'Totally irresponsible': Lam slams U.S. senators

'Totally irresponsible': Lam slams U.S. senators

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam condemned visits by U.S. senators whom she said had arrived with "preconceived views" about the Hong Kong situation, after senator Josh Hawley said the city is becoming a "police state".
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England soccer match twice suspended amid racist chants

England soccer match twice suspended amid racist chants

Racist abuse blighted a Euro 2020 qualifier between Bulgaria and England on Monday, with the match in Sofia twice halted by the referee after monkey noises and chants from the crowd were aimed at black players from the visiting team. As Francis Maguire reports, the Bulgarian FA president has resigned a day after the events.
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Texas cop charged with murder of black woman

Texas cop charged with murder of black woman

A Fort Worth police officer has been jailed on murder charges after the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old black woman babysitting inside her own home.
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Scrambling, Trump tells Turkey to stop Syria invasion

Scrambling, Trump tells Turkey to stop Syria invasion

President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday and demanded the NATO ally stop a military incursion in northeast Syria that is rapidly reshaping the battlefield of the world's deadliest ongoing war. Jonah Green has more.
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Protests erupt after Spain jails separatist leaders

Protests erupt after Spain jails separatist leaders

Spain's Supreme Court on Monday jailed nine Catalan separatist leaders for between nine and 13 years for their role in a failed independence bid, a decision that triggered mass protests in the region and left the future course of the dispute uncertai
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Second-ever woman Nobel Econ winner hopes to be role model for others

Second-ever woman Nobel Econ winner hopes to be role model for others

U.S.-based economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for work fighting poverty that has helped millions of children by favoring practical steps over theory.
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Stocks pause on trade deal uncertainty

Stocks pause on trade deal uncertainty

U.S. stocks edged lower Monday as uncertainties following recent U.S.-China trade negotiations clouded sentiment and investors turned their focus to the third-quarter earnings season, which begins Tuesday.
"Face us as a broken family"- mother of UK teen killed in crash

"Face us as a broken family"- mother of UK teen killed in crash

The parents of a British teenager killed in a car crash in England involving a U.S. diplomat's wife vowed on Monday to keep fighting until they get justice for their son after the American woman responsible for the crash fled to the United States. Ji
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Q3 earnings outlook

Q3 earnings outlook

U.S. companies have guided expectations so low that they'll likely surprise Wall Street with flat earnings, RiverFront Investment Group's Kevin Nicholson tells Reuters' Fred Katayama.