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Open Arms suggests Italy take rescue ship migrants to Spain

The commanders of a rescue ship with 98 migrants aboard declined to leave Italian waters on Monday, turning down an option to take them to Spain and suggesting that Italy’s Coast Guard should take them there instead.

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Canada’s Trudeau under pressure after Britain revokes citizenship of ‘Jihadi Jack’

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came under pressure on Monday from the opposition Conservatives who warned against giving any assistance to Jack Letts – a dual citizen dubbed “Jihadi Jack” by the media – after Britain’s decision to strip him of his British citizenship.

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General Electric fortifies defense against charges of bogus accounting

General Electric Co reinforced its defense of its accounting practices on Monday after investors asked more questions about an unusual research report last week that accused the jet engine and power plant maker of financial fraud.

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Top U.S. CEOs say companies should put social responsibility above profit

Corporate America is responsible for providing economic benefits to all, not just its investors, the Business Roundtable group said on Monday.

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UK PM Johnson writes to Donald Tusk to propose Brexit deal changes

Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to European Council President Donald Tusk on Monday to set out his proposals for reaching a new Brexit deal with the bloc ahead of Britain’s planned departure on Oct. 31.

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Wall Street rallies on hopes of global economic stimulus

U.S. stocks climbed on Monday as reports of stimulus efforts in China and Germany calmed fears of a severe downturn in the global economy that were stoked last week as bond yields fell.

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U.S. attorney general shakes up prison bureau after Epstein death

U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Monday shook up the leadership at the federal Bureau of Prisons, removing its acting chief following the suicide of financier Jeffrey Epstein in a New York City jail.

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Global network’s nuclear sensors in Russia went offline after mystery blast

The operator of a global network of radioactive-particle sensors said on Monday its two Russian sites closest to a mysterious explosion went offline days after the blast, soon followed by two more, fuelling suspicions that Russia tampered with them.

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UK’s Johnson to EU: Let’s replace backstop with commitment to alternative arrangements

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to European Council President Donald Tusk on Monday to propose replacing the Irish backstop with a commitment to put in place alternative arrangements by the end of a post-Brexit transition period.

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Wall Street gains on optimism over global economy

U.S. stocks climbed on Monday as reports of stimulus efforts in China and Germany calmed fears of a severe downturn in the global economy that were stoked last week as bond yields fell.

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Ohio man, one of three alleged thwarted mass shooters, denies charges in court

An alleged self-described white nationalist, one of three men in the United States accused of planning mass shootings in a week, pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that he threatened to attack a Jewish community center, the court clerk said.

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UK PM Johnson to EU’s Tusk: Replace backstop with commitment to alternative arrangements

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to European Council President Donald Tusk on Monday to propose replacing the Irish backstop with a commitment to put in place alternative arrangements by the end of a post-Brexit transition period.

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UK PM Johnson discussed economic issues, Brexit in call with Trump: spokesman

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday ahead of a Group of Seven summit in France this weekend, Johnson’s office said.

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Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests

Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong.

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UK PM Johnson and Ireland’s Varadkar agree to meet in Dublin in early Sept

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar spoke by phone for almost an hour on Monday and agreed to meet in Dublin in early September, the Irish and British governments said.

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Democratic hopeful Warren apologizes for Native American ancestry claims

U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Monday apologized again for her claims in the 1980s that she is Native American, speaking to a crowd of tribal leaders in Iowa.

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Wall Street rallies as investors cheer global stimulus efforts

U.S. stocks climbed on Monday as reports of stimulus efforts in China and Germany calmed fears of a severe downturn in the global economy that were stoked last week as bond yields fell.

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Planned Parenthood turns down U.S. subsidies in fight over abortion referrals

Planned Parenthood said on Monday it would no longer accept grants from a federal program subsidizing reproductive healthcare for low-income women after the Trump administration banned participants in the program from referring women to abortion providers.

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Twitter, Facebook find China-backed interference in Hong Kong protests

Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong.

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U.S. tests first ground-launched cruise missile after INF treaty exit

The Pentagon said on Monday it tested a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile with a range of more than 500 km (310 miles), the first such test since the United States pulled out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF).

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Plans detailed for first U.S. mission to land on moon since Apollo

The first American spacecraft expected to land on the moon in nearly 50 years will be a robotic moon lander built by closely held Astrobotic Technology Inc and launched in two years by United Launch Alliance’s Vulcan rocket, the companies told Reuters on Monday.

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

New York City police fired a white police officer on Monday over the July 17, 2014, killing of a black man with a prohibited chokehold.

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New York police fire officer who placed Eric Garner in deadly chokehold

The New York Police Department on Monday fired the white officer who used a deadly chokehold on Eric Garner while trying to arrest him in 2014, an incident that helped fuel the “Black Lives Matter” movement in response to police use of force.

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U.S. attorney general shakes up prisons bureau after Epstein death

U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Monday announced a new leadership team at the federal Bureau of Prisons in a shakeup of the agency in the wake of financier Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide inside a federal jail in Manhattan.

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Ohio man, one of three alleged thwarted mass shooters, faces charges in court

An alleged self-described white nationalist is set to appear in an Ohio court on Monday to answer charges that he threatened to attack a Jewish community center, one of three men in the United States accused of planning mass shootings in the past week.