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Casualties reported from attack near Lebanese embassy in Syrian capital: state TV Casualties reported from attack near Lebanese embassy in Syrian capital: state TV

Casualties reported from attack near Lebanese embassy in Syrian capital: state TV

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CAIRO (Reuters) – Casualties were reported from a building near the Lebanese embassy in the Syrian capital of Damascus in an attack early on Tuesday, state television said. There was no immediate confirmation of who carried out the attack. No further details were immediately available. (This story has been refiled to correct paragraph 1 time…

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NHL notebook: Canadian icon Cherry fired over comments NHL notebook: Canadian icon Cherry fired over comments

NHL notebook: Canadian icon Cherry fired over comments

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Longtime Canadian hockey commentator Don Cherry was fired on Monday, two days after making on-air comments that many believed disparaged immigrants. Canadian ice hockey commentator Don Cherry walks through Olympic Park at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young (RUSSIA – Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS ICE HOCKEY MEDIA)Cherry, 85, was speaking Saturday on…

Syrian army fires on ‘hostile’ target in skies west of Damascus: state TV Syrian army fires on ‘hostile’ target in skies west of Damascus: state TV

Syrian army fires on ‘hostile’ target in skies west of Damascus: state TV

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CAIRO – (Reuters) – The Syrian army fired on a “hostile target” in the town of Daraya, west of the capital, Damascus, Syrian state media said late on Tuesday. The nature of the target was not immediately clear and the report did not say if it had been brought down in the action. Reporting by…

Israeli forces kill Islamic Jihad field commander in Gaza strike Israeli forces kill Islamic Jihad field commander in Gaza strike

Israeli forces kill Islamic Jihad field commander in Gaza strike

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People gather around the home of Palestinian Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta after it was hit by an Israeli strike that killed him in Gaza City November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammed SalemGAZA (Reuters) – Israeli forces killed Baha Abu Al-Atta, a field commander for the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad, in a predawn strike…

Highlights: Hong Kong on edge as anti-government protests grip city Highlights: Hong Kong on edge as anti-government protests grip city

Highlights: Hong Kong on edge as anti-government protests grip city

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Anti-government protests gripped Hong Kong on Tuesday as riot police fired tear gas at a university campus and traffic and rail disruptions caused commuter chaos. Office workers run away from tear gas as they attend a flash mob anti-government protest at the financial Central district in Hong Kong, China, November 11,…

Oil drops as market awaits news on trade talks, oversupply concerns weigh Oil drops as market awaits news on trade talks, oversupply concerns weigh

Oil drops as market awaits news on trade talks, oversupply concerns weigh

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TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. oil prices fell for a second day on Tuesday, weighed down by uncertainty over whether U.S.-China trade talks are making much progress, while higher Saudi Arabian crude output reinforced concerns about oversupply. FILE PHOTO: Crude oil is dispensed into a bottle in this illustration photo June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/File PhotoU.S.…

U.S. forward Pulisic out of Nations League games with hip injury U.S. forward Pulisic out of Nations League games with hip injury

U.S. forward Pulisic out of Nations League games with hip injury

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Soccer Football – Premier League – Chelsea v Crystal Palace – Stamford Bridge, London, Britain – November 9, 2019 Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic celebrates scoring their second goal Action Images via Reuters/Tony O’Brien(Reuters) – Forward Christian Pulisic has been ruled out of the United States’ upcoming CONCACAF Nations League matches against Canada and Cuba due to…

Amazon’s $1.5 mln political gambit backfires in Seattle City Council election Amazon’s $1.5 mln political gambit backfires in Seattle City Council election

Amazon’s $1.5 mln political gambit backfires in Seattle City Council election

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SEATTLE (Reuters) – Seattle voters, in a rebuke to heavy corporate campaign spending by Amazon.com, have kept progressives firmly in control of their city council, reviving chances for a tax on big businesses that the tech giant helped fend off last year. FILE PHOTO: Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and Blue Origin speaks during the…

Japan shares ease off 13-month high, consolidate gains Japan shares ease off 13-month high, consolidate gains

Japan shares ease off 13-month high, consolidate gains

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TOKYO, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Japanese shares consolidated their gains on Monday after a strong rally over the past few weeks on hopes of a U.S.-China trade deal, but fresh violence in Hong Kong dampened sentiment. The Nikkei share average slipped 0.20% to 23,343.92, easing from a 13-month high hit on Friday, while the broader…

Japan shares ease off 13-month high, consolidate gains Japan shares ease off 13-month high, consolidate gains

Japan shares ease off 13-month high, consolidate gains

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TOKYO, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Japanese shares consolidated their gains on Monday after a strong rally over the past few weeks on hopes of a U.S.-China trade deal, but fresh violence in Hong Kong dampened sentiment. The Nikkei share average slipped 0.20% to 23,343.92, easing from a 13-month high hit on Friday, while the broader…

Alibaba Singles’ Day sales hit $23 billion in first nine hours Alibaba Singles’ Day sales hit $23 billion in first nine hours

Alibaba Singles’ Day sales hit $23 billion in first nine hours

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HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Inc (BABA.N) on Monday said sales for its annual Singles’ Day shopping blitz hit 158.31 billion yuan ($22.63 billion) in its first nine hours, up 25% from 126.72 billion yuan at the same point last year. The logo of Alibaba Group is seen during Alibaba…

BOJ debated whether to boost stimulus if inflation momentum stalls – October summary BOJ debated whether to boost stimulus if inflation momentum stalls – October summary

BOJ debated whether to boost stimulus if inflation momentum stalls – October summary

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Bank of Japan policymakers debated whether extra easing measures were needed to hit the central bank’s inflation target at its last policy meeting, a summary of opinions showed on Monday, as heightened risks threatened a fragile economic recovery. Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda attends a news conference at the BOJ…

Australia extends review of Equinor’s Bight drilling plan Australia extends review of Equinor’s Bight drilling plan

Australia extends review of Equinor’s Bight drilling plan

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s offshore safety watchdog has asked Equinor ASA to modify its drilling plan before it can win approval to explore for oil and gas off South Australia, the regulator said on Monday. Green groups want the regulator to bar Equinor from drilling in the Bight, concerned that oil spills in the extremely…

Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson dies unexpectedly at 60 Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson dies unexpectedly at 60

Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson dies unexpectedly at 60

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FILE PHOTO: Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, speaks at the 2019 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo(Reuters) – Bernard J. Tyson, chairman and chief executive officer of not-for-profit health insurer Kaiser Permanente, died unexpectedly in his sleep on Sunday, aged 60, the…

Protests expected at Hong Kong shopping malls one week after violent clash Protests expected at Hong Kong shopping malls one week after violent clash

Protests expected at Hong Kong shopping malls one week after violent clash

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong protesters suggested they could hold rallies at a several major shopping malls on Sunday, a week after similar gatherings resulted in violent clashes with police. A woman holds flowers at Tamar Park, outside the Legislative Council (Legco) building, during a prayer and remembrance ceremony in Hong Kong, China, November…

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