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France to ban Yellow Vest protests in ‘worst hit’ areas if radicals spotted – French PM

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French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said Paris could soon ban protests in “worst hit” neighborhoods, after radical protesters turned a Yellow Vests’ demonstration on Champs-Elysees into smashing, looting, and burning mayhem. “From next Saturday, we will ban ‘yellow vest’ protests in neighbourhoods that have been the worst hit as soon as we see sign of Read More

France to ban Yellow Vest protests in ‘heavily targeted’ areas if radicals identified – French PM

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French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said Paris could ban protests in “worst hit” neighborhoods, after radical protesters turned a Yellow Vests’ demonstration on Champs-Elysees into smashing, looting, and burning mayhem. “From next Saturday, we will ban ‘yellow vest’ protests in neighbourhoods that have been the worst hit as soon as we see sign of the Read More

Global stocks rise, dollar slips as traders price in accommodative Fed stance

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global shares hit their highest levels in five months and the dollar dipped on Monday, as traders began to price in the likelihood of the U.S. Federal Reserve sticking to an accommodative stance at its policy meeting this week. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City Read More

NZ man arrested, faces prison for allegedly spreading mosque shooting video

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An 18-year-old New Zealander has been jailed without bail for allegedly sharing a video of the Christchurch mosque attack, as well as posting an image of the mosque days before the massacre, with the caption “Target acquired.” The man appeared before Christchurch District Court on Monday. He was arraigned on two charges, both under the Read More

Asia shares, bonds count on Fed to be accommodative

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares pulled ahead on Monday while bonds were in demand globally on mounting speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve will sound decidedly dovish at its policy meeting this week. FILE PHOTO : A man looks at an electronic stock quotation board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, November Read More

Mosque massacre suspect Tarrant fires lawyer, wants to represent himself in court

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Brenton Tarrant, a suspect behind the massacre of 50 people in two New Zealand mosques, has fired his court-appointed lawyer and wants to defend himself amid concerns he might use the high-profile trial to promote his beliefs. Tarrant, a 28-year-old Australian charged with murder in the brutal attack on two Christchurch mosques, has sacked his Read More

What a coral reef spared from commercial fishing looks like

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By Thomas Moore, science correspondent Sky News has been granted rare access to one of the world’s most heavily protected coral atolls. Aldabra, a remote island in the Indian Ocean, is a UNESCO world heritage site and is at the centre of a strict marine protected area. To be allowed ashore we had to follow Read More

Principal Financial close to Wells Fargo retirement unit acquisition-sources

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A Wells Fargo logo is seen in New York City, U.S. January 10, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith (Reuters) – Principal Financial Group Inc is in advanced talks to acquire Wells Fargo & Co’s retirement plan services business, in a deal that could exceed $1 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. Wells Fargo has Read More

NZ man arrested, facing prison for allegedly spreading mosque shooting video

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A 22-year-old New Zealand man has been arrested for distributing chilling footage live-streamed by alleged perpetrator Brenton Tarrant as he gunned down worshippers in a mosque. It comes amid Facebook’s own crackdown on the video. In a statement on Sunday, police said they apprehended a local man who is not believed to be directly linked Read More

Rare access to one of the world's most heavily protected coral atolls

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By Thomas Moore, science correspondent Sky News has been granted rare access to one of the world’s most heavily protected coral atolls. Aldabra, a remote island in the Indian Ocean, is a UNESCO world heritage site and is at the centre of a strict marine protected area. To be allowed ashore we had to follow Read More