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Do your Brexit duty, May tells her divided government

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May called on her government to do its duty and agree a plan for Britains future outside the European Union, a last-ditch appeal to ministers to put Brexit rows behind them and take a step forward.


Struggling to save nuclear deal, Iran and world powers meet

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran wants world powers to present measures guaranteeing oil revenue and investment into the country despite U.S. sanctions when ministers meet on Friday to save the 2015 nuclear deal, but European states will fall short of its demands, diplomats said.



U.S. moving some detained migrant parents closer to their children

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government is moving some migrant parents to detention sites closer to the young children they were separated from while crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in an attempt to meet a court-imposed deadline to reunify families, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said on Thursday.


Trump focused on Kavanaugh, Kethledge for Supreme Court -source

WASHINGTON, July 5 (Reuters) - Conservative federal appeals court judges Brett Kavanaugh and Raymond Kethledge are the two most serious contenders being considered by President Donald Trump for the U.S. Supreme Court, a source familiar with the process said on Thursday.



As tariffs strike, China blames U.S. for 'largest-scale trade war'

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and China slapped tit-for-tat duties on $34 billion worth of the others imports on Friday, with Beijing accusing Washington of triggering the largest-scale trade war ever in a sharp escalation of their months-long conflict.


U.S. job growth seen strong in June, wages picking up

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. employers likely maintained a brisk pace of hiring in June while increasing wages for workers, which would reinforce expectations of robust economic growth in the second quarter and allow the Federal Reserve to continue raising interest rates.



Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry storm Montreux stage

MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Aerosmiths Joe Perry brought vintage rock to the mythic stage of the Montreux Jazz Festival on Thursday, performing as the Hollywood Vampires for a sellout crowd.


'Sacred Games' marks Netflix debut into Indian original series

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflixs first Indian original series makes its debut on Friday, the first of a slate of new shows aimed at the vast Bollywood entertainment market.



Dazed champion Muguruza ambushed in Wimbledon second round

LONDON, July 5 (Reuters) - When Garbine Muguruza clutched her temple with both hands and shook her head repeatedly, she laid bare the throbbing pain racing through her body as her Wimbledon title defence was hijacked by a little-known Belgian on Thursday.


'Maybe we won't get this opportunity again', says Southgate

REPINO, Russia (Reuters) - England came into the World Cup with low expectations from their fans and much talk of building for the future but as they face a quarter-final with Sweden on Saturday, manager Gareth Southgate says this generation might not get a better chance to triumph.




EU's Barnier to speak at event in Brussels

The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier will address an event in Brussels hosted by the Institute of International and European Affairs.

6 Jul


U.S. government to update judge on reunifying immigrant families

The U.S. government will update a federal judge on progress in meeting a court order to reunite parents separated from their children when they illegally crossed the border. U.S. Judge Dana Sabraw ruled on June 26 that the government must reunite children under five with their families within 14 days and 30 days for those over 5.

6 Jul


U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Tokyo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Tokyo after his trip to North Korea to discuss denuclearisation.

7 Jul


New Turkish lawmakers take oath in parliament

New Turkish members of parliament are scheduled to take their oaths of office in the new 600-seat assembly after winning seats in the June 24 parliamentary election.

7 Jul



Supporters gather at Bedouin village Israel plans to demolish

Dozens of supporters are expected to gather at Khan al-Ahmar after Israel's top court suspended on Thursday the planned demolition.

6 Jul



Rescuers look into 'alternative' routes to save Thailand's trapped boys

Rescuers in Thailand are trying to find alternative ways to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped inside a cave complex for 14 days, as teams brace for heavy rain which could further delay the operation.

7 Jul


SPAIN-WOMEN/PAMPLONA-MOTHER (TV) Slain woman's mother calls for gender justice in Spain

Friday's explosive start to the bull-running festival in Pamplona, Spain, heralds 10 years since Asuncion Casasola's daughter was beaten and strangled there by a man later convicted of manslaughter. Now that five men who called themselves "The Wolf Pack" have been cleared of raping an 18 year-old at the same festival, she says it's time Spain acted to defend women.

6 Jul



Court hearing set for elder abuse case of Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee

A hearing in Los Angeles County Superior Court is set for Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, for whom a temporary restraining order was obtained in June accusing his caregiver of subjecting the 95-year-old Lee to elder abuse after taking charge of his affairs earlier this year.

6 Jul