Planned Parenthood groups announce departure of President Leana Wen, acting leader named
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Planned Parenthood groups announce departure of President Leana Wen, acting leader named

Planned Parenthood president Dr. Leana Wen speaks at a protest against anti-abortion legislation at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., May 21, 2019. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan(Reuters) -…

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Singer R. Kelly denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes over two decades
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Singer R. Kelly denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes over two decades

CHICAGO (Reuters) - R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and…

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German Conservative boss to succeed von der Leyen as minister
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German Conservative boss to succeed von der Leyen as minister

FILE PHOTO: Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Chairwoman of Germany's Christian Democratic Union party (CDU), addresses a news conference at the party headquarters in Berlin, Germany June 3, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschBERLIN…

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U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks
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U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to the news media after the weekly Republican Party caucus lunch meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S.,…

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U.S. retail sales data dents stocks, lifts Treasury yields
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U.S. retail sales data dents stocks, lifts Treasury yields

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A gauge of global equities lost ground on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields moved higher as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the…

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Factbox: U.S. police officers who kill unarmed black men often avoid criminal liability
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Factbox: U.S. police officers who kill unarmed black men often avoid criminal liability

(Reuters) - A New York City policeman became the latest example of a law enforcement officer to face no criminal liability for killing an unarmed black man when…

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Iran denies its missile program is up for negotiation
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Iran denies its missile program is up for negotiation

WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran denied on Tuesday that it was willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program, contradicting the chief U.S. diplomat and appearing to undercut President…

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Lagarde resigns as IMF chief, starting race for her successor
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Lagarde resigns as IMF chief, starting race for her successor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation from the global crisis lender on Tuesday, citing more clarity about her nomination to lead the…

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Germany’s Von der Leyen secures powerful EU executive top job
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Germany’s Von der Leyen secures powerful EU executive top job

STRASBOURG (Reuters) - Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president on a platform of a greener,…

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Trump faces House condemnation after his tweets on minority congresswomen
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Trump faces House condemnation after his tweets on minority congresswomen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump pressured fellow Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday to stand with him and vote against a symbolic measure condemning…

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JPMorgan beats profit estimates but shows signs of pressure
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JPMorgan beats profit estimates but shows signs of pressure

(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) reported a quarterly profit that beat estimates on Tuesday as higher interest income and consumer lending offset lower activity at its…

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Senate Republican McConnell says debate not be about personal attacks
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Senate Republican McConnell says debate not be about personal attacks

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to the news media after the weekly Republican Party caucus lunch meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S.,…

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McConnell: ‘The president’s not a racist’
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McConnell: ‘The president’s not a racist’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined to focus on the president in addressing his remark to four Democratic congresswomen to “go back” to where they came from. |…

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Judge bars Roger Stone from social media
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Judge bars Roger Stone from social media

Roger Stone, a longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, arrives at federal court in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday. | Sait Serkan Gurbuz/AP Photo Legal Judge bars Roger Stone…

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Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch site
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Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch site

Apollo 11: Michael Collins returns to launch site on 50th anniversary 16 July 2019 Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new…

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US Air Force warning over Area 51 Facebook event
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US Air Force warning over Area 51 Facebook event

Storm Area 51: US Air Force warns over Facebook event 16 July 2019 comments Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new…

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Wells Fargo tempers cost-cutting outlook
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Wells Fargo tempers cost-cutting outlook

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co reported higher quarterly earnings on Tuesday, due in part to lower expenses, but the bank reined in its outlook for cost cuts…

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Amazon U.S. rivals get sales boost on Prime Day: Adobe
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Amazon U.S. rivals get sales boost on Prime Day: Adobe

(Reuters) - Several large U.S. retailers recorded higher sales on the first day of Amazon.com Inc’s Prime Day shopping event as online shoppers also flocked to their websites,…

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Conway says she’s ‘taking one for the team’ by defying House subpoena
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Conway says she’s ‘taking one for the team’ by defying House subpoena

White House Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway talks to reporters outside of the West Wing on Tuesday. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images white house Conway says she's 'taking…

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What Americans make of Trump tweets
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What Americans make of Trump tweets

What Americans make of Trump 'go back' tweets By Tara McKelvey BBC News, Leesburg, Virginia 16 July 2019 Share Share this with These are external links and will…

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MEPs back von der Leyen as EU Commission head
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MEPs back von der Leyen as EU Commission head

Von der Leyen elected EU Commission head after MEPs vote 16 July 2019 Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window…

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