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UK’s Matt Hancock backs Boris Johnson in leadership bid: Sunday Times

UK Health Minister Matt Hancock said he is backing Boris Johnson “as the best candidate” to lead the Conservative Party and become the next prime minister.

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Deutsche Bank to set up 50 billion euro bad bank: FT

Deutsche Bank is planning to overhaul its trading operations by creating a “bad bank” to hold tens of billions of euros of assets and shrinking or shutting its U.S. equity and trading businesses, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.

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Taking aim at Johnson, British PM hopefuls make their Brexit case

Several hopefuls vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May turned their fire on favorite Boris Johnson on Sunday, questioning his pledge to leave the European Union by the end of October no matter what.

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Mexico detains 791 undocumented migrants, National Guard starts to patrol southern border

Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months, as members of the National Guard began patrolling the southern border.

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Deutsche Bank to shrink or shut U.S. equity and trading businesses: FT

Deutsche Bank is planning to overhaul its trading operations, including the creation of a “bad bank” to hold tens of billions of euros of assets and shrinking or shutting its U.S. equity and trading businesses, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.

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UK PM hopefuls clash over how to win Brexit deal in TV debate

Conservative candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May clashed on Sunday over how to win a deal to leave the European Union, with several saying they could win changes to an agreement the bloc says will not be reopened.

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Argentine president promises investigation following massive blackout

Argentine President Mauricio Macri called the massive blackout that left tens of millions in South America without power on Sunday “unprecedented”, and promised a thorough investigation.

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UK PM candidates agree: EU exit needed to defeat Brexit Party

Britain’s next prime minister has to take the country out of the European Union to defeat the challenge of Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party, five of the six candidates for the job said on Sunday.

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Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration

Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump.

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Pompeo says U.S. does not want war with Iran; pushes for international response

The United States does not want to go to war with Iran but will take every action necessary, including diplomacy, to guarantee safe navigation through vital shipping lanes in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday.

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Massive blackout hobbles South America, one-third of power back in Argentina

Power had been restored to one-third of Argentina by early afternoon, hours after a massive blackout hit South America on Sunday morning, leaving tens of millions without power, the country’s Energy Secretariat said.

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Mexico detains nearly 800 undocumented migrants in four trucks

Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants in eastern Mexico in four trucks on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months.

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Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam apologized to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters insisted that she resign over her handling of a bill that would allow citizens to be sent to mainland China for trial.

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As Peru tightens its border, desperate Venezuelans cling to asylum lifeline

Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Peru despite a crackdown on migrants without passports or visas meant to stem the flood of immigration from their crisis-stricken nation, as many lacking those documents filed asylum requests instead.

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U.S. blames Iran for helping Houthi rebels shoot down drone in Yemen

Houthi rebels in Yemen recently shot down a U.S. government-operated drone with assistance from Iran, the U.S. military said in a statement on Sunday.

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Boeing says will take time to win back confidence

The head of Boeing Co said on Sunday the U.S. planemaker had made a mistake in implementing a cockpit warning system on the 737 MAX and predicted it would take time to rebuild the confidence of customers in the wake of two fatal crashes.

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Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris

The Canadian government’s contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available data about the Earth and its orbit amid growing concerns about the risks posed by space debris.

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Trump would raise Hong Kong human rights with Chinese president: Pompeo

U.S. President Donald Trump would raise the issue of Hong Kong human rights with China’s President Xi Jinping at a potential meeting of the two leaders at the G20 summit in Japan this month, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday.

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Canada set to approve hotly-debated pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit

Canada looks set to approve a hotly-debated plan to expand an oil pipeline this week, people familiar with the process told Reuters, but the move is unlikely to help Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rebuild flagging support ahead of an October election.

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Hong Kong leader apologizes as protesters press demands for her to quit

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters maintained calls for her to resign over her handling of a bill that would have allowed people to be sent to mainland China for trial.

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U.S. does not want war with Iran, continues diplomacy: Pompeo

While it is “unmistakable” that Iran was responsible for the attacks on two tankers last week, the United States does not want to go to war with Tehran, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday.

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Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show

Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world’s largest planemakers as they arrive at this week’s Paris Airshow with little to celebrate despite bulging order books.

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Hundreds rally in Moscow over journalist case

Several hundred protesters gathered in Moscow on Sunday in a small, government-authorized rally supporting investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and decrying abuse of power over his five-day arrest this month on drug charges.

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Hong Kong leader apologizes to public after massive protests over extradition bill

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized to the public on Sunday with “utmost sincerity and humility” after the second massive protest in a week over a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial.

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Factbox: Guatemalan presidential hopefuls square off in first round vote

Guatemalans will choose between a gaggle of presidential hopefuls on Sunday’s election at a time when drug trafficking and violence top the list of voter concerns, and a trailblazing anti-corruption commission is set to close down.