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  • A soldier and an armed policeman pass Big Ben in London, Britain May 24, 2017.

    The likelihood of a terror attack in Britain is high, but not "imminently expected," NBC reports.

  • A commercial airliner lands at Washington Dulles International Airport.

    British Airways says travelers are facing delays because of a failure of its computer systems worldwide.

  • LONDON— The Latest on British Airways flight stalled by IT failure:. British Airways says it is canceling all of its flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports for the rest of the day because of a "major IT system failure." Passengers at Heathrow reported long lines at check-in counters and the failure of the airline's website and mobile app.

  • Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May

    Britain lowered its security threat level to "severe" on Saturday following significant activity by police.

  • LONDON— British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. The airline later scrapped flights from Heathrow and Gatwick for the rest of the day. The airline said it was working to restore services out of Heathrow...

  • TORONTO, May 26- The Toronto Stock Exchange's efforts to win a slice of the massive Saudi Aramco public listing plays up the country's deep experience in natural resources as part of a broader offer to help the kingdom with its shift away from oil dependence. One source directly involved in the Canadian pitch told Reuters they are focused on convincing the...

  • TAORMINA, Italy, May 27- Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations met African heads of state on Saturday, the final day of their annual summit which has been marked by discord over climate change, but unity on tackling terrorism. Italy had hoped to make Africa the major focus of the annual G7 gathering, holding the discussions on the island of Sicily that has...

  • *VIENNA- Austrian National Bank Governor Ewald Nowotny to speak at a macro-economics conference. BRUSSELS- ECB President Mario Draghi speaks at the European Parliament in Brussels. VIENNA- Austrian National Bank Governor Ewald Nowotnty to speak on a panel about Marshall plan- 1600 GMT.

  • *VIENNA- Austrian National Bank Governor Ewald Nowotny to speak at a macro-economics conference. BRUSSELS- ECB President Mario Draghi speaks at the European Parliament in Brussels. VIENNA- Austrian National Bank Governor Ewald Nowotnty to speak on a panel about Marshall plan- 1600 GMT.

  • *Italy looks to put focus on Africa, migration. TAORMINA, Italy, May 27- Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations meet African heads of state on Saturday, the final day of their annual summit which has been marked by discord over climate change, but unity on tackling terrorism. President Donald Trump told his G7 counterparts from Britain, Canada, France, Germany,...

  • May 26- Soft drink maker PepsiCo Inc is in talks to acquire All Market Inc, the owner of coconut water brand Vita Coco, whose celebrity investors include Madonna and Matthew McConaughey, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. PepsiCo did not respond to a request for comment, while Vita Coco declined to comment. Founded in 2004 by two childhood friends in New...

  • CHICAGO, May 26- U.S. soybean futures fell to a 13- month low on Friday while corn and wheat each gained more than 1 percent on spreading and position squaring ahead of a three-day weekend, traders and analysts said. "We're putting some weather premium in ahead of the weekend," EFG Group broker Tom Fritz said of the higher grain prices. CBOT July wheat was 7-1/ 2 cents...

  • TAORMINA, Italy, May 26- The world's seven major industrialised nations on Friday ramped up pressure on internet service providers and social media to increase efforts to purge extremist content, four days after an Islamist suicide bomber killed 22 people in Manchester. After this week's attacks in the northern English city of Manchester, the Group of Seven-...

  • *Oil rebounds, market corrects following OPEC. NEW YORK, May 26- Oil prices recovered on Friday from some of the previous day's steep slide after investor disappointment that OPEC curbs did not go far enough, while Wall Street pulled back after six days of straight gains. Equities are also down, "analyst Carsten Menke at Julius Baer in Zurich said.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, May 26- Gold rose to its highest in nearly four weeks on Friday as political uncertainty led investors to favor bullion over assets considered riskier such as stocks. Equities are also down, "analyst Carsten Menke at Julius Baer in Zurich said. Leaders of the world's rich nations face difficult talks with Donald Trump at a G7 summit in Sicily on...

  • *G7 leaders hold two days of talks in Sicily. TAORMINA, Italy, May 26- Leaders from the world's major industrialised nations failed to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to back a landmark climate deal at a G7 summit in Sicily on Friday after hours of talks that were described by Germany's leader as "controversial".

  • May 26- Bombardier Inc said on Friday it delivered its first CS300 aircraft to customer Swiss International Air Lines AG, marking a significant milestone for the Canadian planemaker's CSeries passenger jet family. Swiss International is expected to take delivery of 30 CS300 and CS100 aircraft. Bombardier has so far delivered 12 CSeries aircraft, nine of...

  • TORONTO, May 26- The Toronto Stock Exchange's efforts to win a slice of the massive Saudi Aramco public listing plays up the country's deep experience in natural resources as part of a broader offer to help the kingdom with its shift away from oil dependence. One source directly involved in the Canadian pitch told Reuters they are focused on convincing the...

  • *Prices bounce after dive on disappointment over OPEC. NEW YORK, May 26- Oil prices rose more than 1 percent on Friday, a partial rebound from the previous day's steep slide that came when an OPEC- led decision to extend production curbs did not go as far as some investors had hoped. Global benchmark Brent futures rose 50 cents to $51.97 a barrel at 12:29 p.m. EDT, after...

  • LONDON, May 26- Sterling suffered its steepest fall since January on Friday after an opinion poll showed the governing Conservatives' lead over the Labour opposition down to just 5 percentage points less than two weeks before a parliamentary election. That lifted London's FTSE share index by half a percent to a record high while other major European markets...