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No-deal Brexit could deepen Europe’s shortage of medicines: experts

No-deal Brexit could deepen Europe’s shortage of medicines: experts

Published 12/08/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - As the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union approaches, health professionals are warning that shortages of some medicines [more…]

Oil edges down on lower demand outlook, U.S.-China trade dispute

Oil edges down on lower demand outlook, U.S.-China trade dispute

Published 12/08/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - Oil prices edged lower on Monday amid worries about an economic slowdown and the Sino-U.S. trade war, which have led to a [more…]

South Korea to drop Japan from its fast-track trade ‘white list’

South Korea to drop Japan from its fast-track trade ‘white list’

Published 12/08/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its “white list” of countries with fast-track trade status from September, [more…]

Australia to spend $340 million on special forces capability

Australia to spend $340 million on special forces capability

Published 12/08/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will spend A$500 million ($340 million) to improve the capability of its special forces troops, the first stage of a $3 [more…]

Asian shares turn lower on Sino-U.S. trade, recession worries

Asian shares turn lower on Sino-U.S. trade, recession worries

Published 12/08/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Worries that a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the world and U.S. economies into recession weighed on Asian equities on Monday, [more…]

Gymnastics: Biles soars to sixth title at national championships

Gymnastics: Biles soars to sixth title at national championships

Published 12/08/2019

(Reuters) - American Simone Biles reasserted her position as the world’s unrivaled number one gymnast with an amazing winning performance at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships [more…]

Exclusive: Guatemala election winner hopes to change Trump migrant…

Exclusive: Guatemala election winner hopes to change Trump migrant…

Published 12/08/2019

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - The winner of Guatemala’s presidential election, Alejandro Giammattei, said on Sunday he hoped he could make changes to a controversial migration [more…]

Yen buoyed by China jitters- sterling under water

Yen buoyed by China jitters- sterling under water

Published 12/08/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar remained on the defensive against the safe-haven yen on Monday as the Sino-U.S. trade dispute looked set to drag on [more…]

U.S. Marine killed in Iraq identified

U.S. Marine killed in Iraq identified

Published 12/08/2019

(Reuters) - The Department of Defense (DOD) identified on Sunday the U.S. service member who died during an Iraqi Security Force (IFS) mission as Gunnery [more…]

Guatemala conservative romps to landslide win, faces big migration…

Guatemala conservative romps to landslide win, faces big migration…

Published 12/08/2019

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Conservative Alejandro Giammattei swept aside his center-left rival in Guatemala’s presidential election on Sunday, and now inherits an unpopular migration deal [more…]