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Trump proposes wall-for-DACA in bid to end shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump proposed an immigration deal on Saturday in a bid to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, including temporary protections for "Dreamers" and other immigrants, but Democrats immediately dismissed it. Read More

 

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China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018, more stimulus seen

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is expected to report on Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018 amid weakening domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more support measures to avert a sharper slowdown. More »

 

Students in Trump hats mock Native American; school apologizes

(Reuters) - A Catholic school in Kentucky condemned a group of its students, many of whom wore "Make America Great Again" hats, after they were recorded harassing a Native American Vietnam veteran in a video that went viral on Saturday. More »

 

Do not hijack Brexit, minister warns Britain's parliament

LONDON (Reuters) - Parliament cannot be allowed to hijack Brexit, Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Sunday, in a warning to lawmakers who want to take more control over Britain's departure from the European Union. More »

 

Afghanistan's Ghani launches bid for second presidential term

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday entered the 2019 presidential race after forging an alliance with a staunch critic to challenge his former governing partners at a time when the Taliban has shut him out of talks to end more than 17 years of war. More »

 

Ghosn may have had questionable ethics, co-chair of external Nissan probe says

TOKYO (Reuters) - The co-chair of a committee set up by Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co <7201.T> to examine the root cause of alleged financial misconduct by ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn said he believed Ghosn may have had questionable ethical standards. More »

 

Police fire tear gas as Greeks rally over Macedonia name deal

ATHENS (Reuters) - Police fired tear gas to disperse protesters outside parliament on Sunday as tens of thousands of Greeks rallied in Athens to protest against a name deal with Macedonia. More »

 

Death toll raised to 79 in Mexico pipeline blast; new focus on fuel theft

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (Reuters) - A blast at a gasoline pipeline in Mexico that killed at least 79 people has put renewed attention on the government's strategy to stop fuel theft, with some relatives saying fuel shortages stemming from the plan led people to risk their lives. More »

 

Rheinmetall plans to sue Germany over Saudi arms embargo: Spiegel

BERLIN (Reuters) - German weapons maker Rheinmetall plans to sue the government over its decision to stop all arms exports to Saudi Arabia after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Spiegel Online reported on Sunday. More »

 

Total lunar eclipse set to wow star gazers, clear skies willing

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Astronomy buffs across the United States have been promised all the makings of a spectacular total lunar eclipse on Sunday except one - clear skies. More »

 

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