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‘Most of them are gay’: Duterte urges Vatican to allow its ‘useless’ priests to have boyfriends

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The Catholic Church must embrace homosexual kinship among the clergy, Philippines’ leader Rodrigo Duterte has said in his latest attack on the Vatican… just after calling on the population to rob and even kill “useless” bishops. Duterte, who has in the past openly revealed having been sexually molested by a priest, once again criticized the Read More

Pacific trade deal spurs Canadian farm sales to Japan as U.S. watches

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – At the Canadian embassy in Tokyo last month, beef promoters flew in a chef from Canada to cook New York strip steaks for hungry Japanese importers and restaurant suppliers. FILE PHOTO: Wheat is harvested on a 160-acre field located south of High River, Alberta, Canada, September 28, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Sturk/File Photo Read More

British tourist's camera holds clues to fatal seaplane crash

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Photos taken by one of the British victims of a plane crash on New Year’s Eve last year are helping investigators piece together why the aircraft came down. Richard Cousins, the 58-year-old chief executive of FTSE 100 company Compass Group, died alongside his sons, Will and Edward, aged 25 and 23, his fiancee Emma Bowden, Read More

U.S. business borrowing for equipment rises 7 percent in November: ELFA

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(Reuters) – U.S. companies’ borrowing to spend on capital investment rose 7 percent in November from a year ago, a trade group representing capital equipment lenders said on Wednesday. The companies signed up for $8.0 billion in new loans, leases and lines of credit last month, up from $7.5 billion a year earlier. However, borrowings Read More

Asian business confidence wallows near three-year low on trade worries: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A very cautious optimism remains among Asian companies in the fourth quarter as they wait to see whether there will be any breakthrough in a trade dispute between the United States and China, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed. FILE PHOTO: A cat sleeps in a box in a mango shop in Bangkok, Read More

Japan's business mood, capex steady but outlook sours: BOJ tankan

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese business confidence and capital expenditure plans held steady from three months ago, a closely-watched central bank survey showed, a sign companies weren’t significantly worried about escalating trade frictions and global growth concerns. FILE PHOTO – A worker cycles near a factory at the Keihin industrial zone in Kawasaki, Japan, March 8, Read More

France's Macron learns the hard way: green taxes carry political risks

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PARIS (Reuters) – When Emmanuel Macron rose to power, he put the environment at the heart of his agenda. Eighteen months later, anger over those policies has stoked protests that are a huge challenge for the French president.  FILE PHOTO: Protesters wearing yellow vests, a symbol of a French drivers’ protest against higher diesel (gasoil) Read More