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El Chapo 'escaped naked through tunnel under bath'

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El Chapo’s former mistress fled with the notorious Mexican drug lord – who was naked – through a tunnel under a bathtub, a court heard. Lucero Guadalupe Sanchez Lopez was testifying against Joaquin Guzman – known as El Chapo (shorty) – at a drug trafficking trial in New York. Sanchez, 29, a former local politician Read More

U.S. stocks edge up on defense, healthcare gains; pound firms

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gains in defense shares as well as healthcare helped to keep U.S. stocks in positive territory on Thursday, while an end to the latest chapter in Britain’s exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May’s defeat of a confidence vote, lifted sterling. Traders work on the floor of the New Read More

Putin takes Serbian president for a ride in his Russian-made Aurus limousine

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The 6-ton armored vehicle has become a star of Vladimir Putin’s trips abroad, and during a visit to Serbia President Aleksandr Vucic was invited to ride in the Russian president’s motorcade. In feverish anticipation of Putin’s arrival on Thursday, most leading local outlets published separate profiles of the $150,000 Aurus Senat limousine which made its Read More

Banks turn stocks red, pound finds some peace

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LONDON (Reuters) – Concern over China’s economic outlook and possible U.S. tariffs on European cars dragged stocks lower on Thursday, while an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga offered sterling a moment’s peace. FILE PHOTO: New one pound coins, which come into circulation today, are seen in London, Britain March 28, Read More

Stocks turn red, pound finds some peace

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LONDON (Reuters) – Concern over China’s economic outlook and possible U.S. tariffs on European cars dragged stocks lower on Thursday, while an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga offered sterling a moment’s peace. FILE PHOTO: New one pound coins, which come into circulation today, are seen in London, Britain March 28, Read More

Stock markets mixed in Asia, pound finds some peace

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks nudged higher on Thursday after see-sawing through a subdued session on concerns over China’s economic outlook, while an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga offered sterling a moment’s peace. FILE PHOTO: A woman points to an electronic board showing stock prices as she poses in front Read More

Asia shares falter on China unease, pound finds some peace

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets faltered on Thursday as unease over China’s economic outlook eroded early gains, though an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga did offer sterling a moment’s peace. FILE PHOTO: A woman points to an electronic board showing stock prices as she poses in front of the Read More

Asia shares edge up, pound gets moment's peace

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares crept higher on Thursday as upbeat bank earnings bolstered Wall Street, while an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga gave sterling a moment’s peace. FILE PHOTO: A woman points to an electronic board showing stock prices as she poses in front of the board after the Read More

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei denies firm poses spying risk

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Huawei’s founder has denied Chinese authorities have ever asked his company to help spy on its clients. Ren Zhengfei was speaking to foreign media in a rare interview, following claims Huawei posed a security risk. He also said he was missing his daughter Meng Wanzhou “very much”. Ms Meng – who is the technology company’s Read More

GM's Washington charm offensive sidelined by Wall Street's push for profit

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – General Motors code named its November announcement to cut nearly 15,000 jobs in North America and restructure itself “Turbo,” suggesting a leaner approach for the largest U.S. automaker would “accelerate its transformation.” A logo of General Motors is pictured at its plant in Silao, in Guanajuato state, Mexico, November 9, 2017. Picture Read More