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Tally of missing in California's deadliest blaze surpasses 600

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – A search for victims of a catastrophic blaze that reduced a northern California town to ashes intensified on Thursday, as authorities expanded to 630 the number of those reported missing in the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history. At least 63 people have been confirmed dead in the Camp Read More

Sterling gripped by Brexit crisis; yen enjoys safety bid

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The British pound struggled to stay afloat in Asian trade on Friday having suffered a tumultuous slide overnight, as investors feared political turmoil in the country could see it crash out of the European Union without a divorce deal. FILE PHOTO: British five pound banknotes.November 14, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo Both the Read More

Sterling reels on deepening Brexit crisis; yen gains

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Investors in the British pound remained on edge in early Asian trade on Friday after the currency suffered a tumultuous slide overnight on fears the country could crash out of the European Union without a divorce deal. FILE PHOTO: British five pound banknotes.November 14, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo Both the and the Read More

Crews search for California fire victims as list of missing grows

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – The search for victims of a catastrophic blaze that reduced a northern California town to ashes intensified on Thursday as authorities posted an expanded list of nearly 300 people reported missing in the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history. At least 56 people have been confirmed dead so far Read More

Crews search for California fire victims, Trump to visit

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – The search for victims of the deadliest wildfire in California history expanded on Thursday, as the White House said that President Donald Trump, who has blamed the state’s fires on mismanagement by forestry officials, would visit on Saturday. Crews were working through the town of Paradise a week after it was Read More

Crews still searching for bodies a week after fire destroys California town

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Firefighting crews made progress against the deadliest wildfire in California history on Thursday amid concerns that the death toll of 56 would rise as search teams work their way through the burned-out town of Paradise in the state’s north. An anthropologist (R) examines the remains of a dog found in a Read More

Troops sift through California wildfire ruins amid fears death toll will rise

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Firefighting crews made progress against the deadliest wildfire in California history on Thursday amid concerns that the death toll of 56 would rise as search teams work their way through the burned-out town of Paradise in the state’s north. An anthropologist (R) examines the remains of a dog found in a Read More

British Brexit turmoil spooks investors, boosts dollar, yen

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LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar jumped and traders bought into the safe-haven yen on Thursday after Britain’s Brexit deal with the European Union was plunged into uncertainty, spooking investors across currency markets. U.S. dollars and other world currencies lie in a charity receptacle at Pearson international airport in Toronto, Ontario, Canada June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Read More

Sterling, euro stocks scuttled as Brexit deal slams the rocks

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LONDON (Reuters) – Sterling tumbled and the rest of Europe’s share markets groaned on Thursday after a long-awaited Brexit agreement was thrown into chaos as Britain’s chief negotiator for the deal quit just hours after it had been unveiled. A shop cash register is seen with both Sterling and Euro currency in the till at Read More

Dollar, yen gain as British Brexit turmoil spooks investors

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LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar jumped and traders bought into the safe-haven yen on Thursday after Britain’s Brexit deal with the European Union was plunged into uncertainty, spooking investors. A two Euro coin is pictured next to an English ten Pound note in an illustration taken March 16, 2016. REUTERS/Phil Noble/Illustration/File Photo The resignation of Read More