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Villagers, firefighters battle huge blazes in central Portugal

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VILA DE REI/MACAO, Portugal (Reuters) – As flames closed in on villages in central Portugal on Sunday afternoon, locals were forced to take matters into their own hands, protecting their homes from huge wildfires with buckets of water and hosepipes as strong winds fanned the blaze. A firefighting plane dumps water on a forest fire Read More

Europe faces ‘looming syphilis epidemic’ thanks to dating apps and reduced fear of HIV

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Syphilis stopped being “a disease of the past” after its worrying resurgence in Europe, health experts told RT. Less fear of contracting HIV and the rise of dating apps are among the factors behind the problem. The spread of syphilis in Europe is intensifying due to worrying trends in human behavior, the head of the Read More

‘Alter your course’: Audio of moment Iranians warn UK-flagged tanker

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By Chris Robertson and Emily Mee, news reporters New audio has been released of both the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and the HMS Montrose giving instructions to a British-flagged tanker before it was “illegally” seized by Tehran. In the audio, the Revolutionary Guard can be heard telling the Stena Impero: “If you obey, you will be Read More

Iran’s actions are an ‘illegal interference’ – UK tells UN

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By Emily Mee, news reporter Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz “constitutes illegal interference”, the UK has said in a letter to the United Nations Security Council. The ship was in Omani territorial waters and was “exercising the lawful right of transit passage in an international strait”, Britain’s UN mission Read More

Iran’s actions are an ‘illegal interference’, UK officials say

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By Emily Mee, news reporter UK officials say Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz “constitutes illegal interference”. The ship was in Omani territorial waters and was “exercising the lawful right of transit passage in an international strait”, Britain’s UN mission wrote in a letter to the United Nations Security Council. Read More

Iranian state media releases footage of oil tanker seizure

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter Footage showing the moment Iran’s Revolutionary Guard seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz has been released – with the UK describing the incident as a “hostile act”. The video, released by Iranian state media, shows armed troops wearing ski masks sitting in a helicopter as it Read More

‘Hostile act’: UK says ship seized by Iran was in Omani waters

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter Iran has released video footage of the moment its Revolutionary Guard seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz in what the UK defence secretary has described as a “hostile act”. In the footage, a helicopter hovers over the Stena Impero. Several troops repel down ropes onto the Read More

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 million to settle U.S. data-breach probes: WSJ

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FILE PHOTO: Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. corporate offices are pictured in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (Reuters) – Credit reporting company Equifax Inc (EFX.N) is close to a deal to settle data breach probes by paying around $700 million, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the Read More

Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Department. FILE PHOTO: House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-CA) chairs a committee Read More

Judge rules against hedge funds that challenged 2016 Jarden deal

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WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) – A Delaware judge ruled against hedge funds on Friday that tried to get more cash out of Newell Brands Inc’s (NWL.O) 2016 acquisition of consumer goods company Jarden Corp, the latest setback for a once-popular investment strategy known as appraisal. Vice Chancellor Joseph Slights of the Court of Chancery found that Read More