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SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is “inordinately ignorant” to argue that North Korea’s recent missile tests violated United Nations resolutions, the North’s foreign ministry said in a statement carried by state media on Monday. A statement issued by state news agency KCNA quoted a foreign ministry spokesman as saying that giving up missile tests would mean...
(Reuters) - Gold prices rose on Monday as fears of a protracted U.S.-China trade war hurt risk sentiment, while poor economic data from the United States bolstered bets of a U.S. Federal Reserve rate cut. Spot gold edged up 0.2% to $1,287.03 per ounce as of 0455 GMT, rising for a third session in a row. U.S. gold futures also gained...
LONDON (Reuters) - The prospect of a “no deal” Brexit was fast becoming the central battle of the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday, as environment minister Michael Gove became the eighth candidate to declare. May said on Friday she was quitting over her failure to deliver Brexit, potentially opening the way for a new leader...
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has shown a United Kingdom still riven over its divorce from the EU. May’s departure will deepen the Brexit crisis as a new leader is likely to want a more decisive split, raising the chances of...
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya’s coast guard rescued 290 migrants clinging to inflatable rafts on Friday in two operations near the capital Tripoli, a naval forces spokesman said. The western coast of Libya is the main departure point of hundreds of thousands of migrants fleeing their countries from wars and poverty to reach shores of Italy. A coastguard vessel rescued 87 migrants...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk’s SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five dozen small satellites into low-Earth orbit for his new Starlink internet service. The rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at about 10:30 p.m. local time (0230 GMT...
Bunnings workers have voted in favour of a new enterprise agreement that improves penalty rates, locks in pay rises and provides better job security for part-time and casual workers. The agreement, which the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association (SDA) described as a “package of positive outcomes for Bunnings employees”, will now be lodged with the Fair Work Commission for...
Dutch fertility doctor fathered 49 children Mr Karbaat admitted before his death he used his sperm to father about 60 children. Stock image A Dutch fertility doctor secretly fathered at least 49 children by inseminating female patients with his own sperm, telling the women that it came from anonymous donors. DNA tests have confirmed suspicions that Jan Karbaat, who died in 2017...
Sending migrants to 'sanctuary cities' not president's 'ideal' choice Likes idea: President Donald Trump wants to explore a twice-rejected proposal of ‘transferring illegal immigrants to sanctuary cities’ Photo: AP US President Donald Trump wants to explore a twice-rejected proposal to send migrants to "sanctuary cities", but that is not the preferred solution to fix the straining immigration system, the White House...
Ireland records the highest start-up figures in 13 years An average of 71 companies were set up every day in Ireland during the first three months of 2019. (stock image) An average of 71 companies were set up every day in Ireland during the first three months of 2019. This is despite Brexit uncertainty and concerns about a slowdown in the global...

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