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Oil prices rise on Iran sanctions worries, falling Venezuelan output
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Thursday, supported by expectations the United States will re-impose sanctions against Iran, a decline in output in Venezuela and ongoing strong demand.
FACTBOX-Commoners who have married into royal families
LONDON, April 26 (Reuters) - In just over three weeks, U.S. actress Meghan Markle will join a select group of "commoners" to marry into a royal family when she weds Britain's Prince Harry at Windsor Castle.
Soccer: Guadalajara beat Toronto on penalties to win Champions league
(Reuters) - Mexico's Chivas Guadalajara defeated Toronto FC on penalties to win the CONCACAF Champions League on Wednesday after the Major League Soccer club claimed a dramatic 2-1 second leg victory to leave the final tied 3-3 on aggregate.
Asia a bright spot for Japan carmakers facing sluggish U.S. sales, trade concerns
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese automakers that rely heavily on exports to sell their models in the United States would be hardest hit by trade restrictions the country is threatening to impose, as rivals with more limited exposure focus on growing, niche markets.
Canada sees progress on NAFTA auto rules; steel tariffs loom
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Wednesday that good progress has been made at the NAFTA trade talks on the key issue of auto rules, though the threat of proposed U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs coming into force next week clouded the mood.
A 'new Koreatown' silenced by Canada van attack
TORONTO (Reuters) - The van that killed 10 in Toronto on Monday plowed through the heart of a vibrant Korean community in Canada's largest city, barreling past a cluster of Korean restaurants, a grocery store and a popular street vendor that sells red bean waffles shaped like fish and other Korean treats.
Bank of Canada says economy 'finally positive', rates to rise
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said on Wednesday the economy was "finally positive" after a long adjustment to a sharp fall in oil prices, but he added there was still softness in several areas of the country.
UPDATE 3-General Electric workers, shareholders protest at annual meeting
IMPERIAL, Pennsylvania, April 25 (Reuters) - General Electric CO employees and shareholders voiced frustration on Wednesday with the company's poor performance, while attending the first annual meeting under Chief Executive Officer John Flannery, who has presided over a 43 percent decline in GE's stock price since taking over on Aug. 1.
Colossal cosmic collision alters understanding of early universe
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Astronomers have detected the early stages of a colossal cosmic collision, observing a pile-up of 14 galaxies 90 percent of the way across the observable universe in a discovery that upends assumptions about the early history of the cosmos.
Croatian police arrest suspect behind global cyber attack platform
ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatian police said on Wednesday they had arrested a 19-year old man they suspect of being behind an illegal internet service for cyber attacks called Webstresser.org.
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