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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.
Trump officials warn of arrests as migrant caravan reaches U.S. border
TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - Hundreds of Central American migrants from a caravan through Mexico reunited in Tijuana on Wednesday and planned to cross into the United States together this weekend, in defiance of threats by President Donald Trump to repel them.
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.
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.
INTERVIEW-Refugee to Rio: Syrian swimmer splashes into stardom
BERLIN, April 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As the crowd erupted in applause for swimmer Yusra Mardini at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, it was hard to believe the teenager nearly drowned at sea just a year earlier escaping war in Syria.
UPDATE 1-Brazil prosecutors say Windows 10 settings violate local laws
SAO PAULO, April 25 (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors in Brazil asked a court on Wednesday to force Microsoft to change its default installation process for Windows 10, which they said violated several local laws by collecting user data without their "express consent."
UPDATE 2-PDVSA ordered to pay Conoco $2 bln after Venezuela oil nationalization -arbitration
HOUSTON, April 25 (Reuters) - An international arbitration court has ordered Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA to pay ConocoPhillips $2.04 billion for early dissolution of two joint ventures for producing oil in the OPEC-member country, the U.S. firm said on Wednesday.
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.
UPDATE 1-FLIR Systems to pay $30 mln to settle U.S. allegations -State Dept
WASHINGTON, April 25 (Reuters) - FLIR Systems Inc will pay $30 million to settle government allegations it violated a U.S. law restricting military-related exports, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.
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