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Trump administration's Gulf lease sale poses new test for U.S. drilling demand
(Reuters) - The Trump administration will hold its fourth major auction for oil and gas leases in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, in a fresh test of demand from drillers that have lately been shying away from the region.
Cycling: Ineos' takeover of Team Sky raises financial fairness questions
PARIS (Reuters) - Team Sky's takeover by chemical giant Ineos raises questions on financial fair play in cycling as the new outfit is expected to increase its monetary advantage over rival teams.
UPDATE 1-FTSE 100 clings on to gains as weaker pound supports, Inmarsat surges
March 20 (Reuters) - A weaker pound amid growing Brexit concerns offset a selloff in blue-chip miners and lifted the exporter-heavy FTSE 100 on Wednesday, while satellite operator Inmarsat surged on a $3.3 billion takeover approach.
UPDATE 1-Mexican president talks trade, migration with Trump adviser Kushner
MEXICO CITY, March 20 (Reuters) - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador met with U.S. White House adviser Jared Kushner on Tuesday, the Mexican government said, discussing trade and migration issues that have strained relations between the neighboring countries.
Mexican president talks trade, migration with Trump adviser Kushner
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador met with U.S. White House adviser Jared Kushner on Tuesday, the Mexican government said, discussing trade and migration.
UPDATE 2-Guatemalan judge orders arrest of former attorney general
GUATEMALA CITY, March 19 (Reuters) - A Guatemalan judge has ordered the arrest of former attorney general and presidential candidate Thelma Aldana on charges including embezzlement, the police said on Tuesday, amid an escalating campaign on high-profile corruption and rights cases.
UPDATE 2-Asylum seekers returned from Mexico plead to stay in U.S.
TIJUANA, Mexico/SAN DIEGO, March 19 (Reuters) - Three asylum seekers due to be returned to Mexico after appearing in U.S. immigration court on Tuesday asked officials to let them stay in the United States because they feared for their safety while waiting out the process in Mexico.
Trump to meet with Caribbean leaders on Friday at his Florida resort
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will meet at his Florida resort on Friday with the leaders of the Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica and Saint Lucia to discuss Chinese "predatory economic practices" and the Venezuela situation, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday.
Guatemalan judge issues arrest order for ex-attorney general
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Guatemalan judge has issued an arrest order for former attorney general Thelma Aldana on charges including embezzlement, the police said on Tuesday, amid an escalating campaign against people and institutions involved in high-profile corruption and rights cases.
Canada offers stimulus budget, but may be too little to re-elect Trudeau government
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government, seeking to move past a political crisis threatening its re-election, lavished new spending on middle-class voters in its budget on Tuesday, but the measures may be spread too thin to move the needle before October's vote.
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