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  • Trump denounces Manchester attack by "evil losers"
  • Three Engineering students died in a road mishap
  • Norway signs deal to help resume salmon exports to China
  • Stokes credits Smith, IPL stint for improving his game
  • Woman strangulated to death in Bihar
  • Trump travels to Bethlehem for talks with Palestinian president
  • Ex-Journo Kashyap to host mural painting exhibition from Ma 26
  • Chennai Oil Market Rates
  • Left and Congress legislators boycotted Bengal Assembly
  • TDU produces policy brief on biodiversity and sustainable tourism
  • Adulterated liquor: Death toll rises to 5
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  • Over 300 cases of diarrohea diagnosed in Poonch, health staff on alert
  • Over 300 cases of diarrohea diagnosed in Poonch, health staff on alert
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Trump denounces Manchester attack by "evil losers"

23 May 2017 | 2:07 PM

BETHLEHEM, West Bank, May 23 (Reuters) US President Donald Trump extended his condolences today to the victims of the Manchester suicide bombing that killed 22 people and said those behind the attack were "evil losers".

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Norway signs deal to help resume salmon exports to China

23 May 2017 | 1:52 PM

OSLO, May 23 (Reuters) Norway moved closer to resuming its exports of farmed salmon to China today after the two countries signed an agreement on the topic, Norway's Fisheries Ministry said today.

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Trump travels to Bethlehem for talks with Palestinian president

23 May 2017 | 1:41 PM

* President Trump holds meetings in Bethlehem * Palestinian President Abbas and Trump met May 3rd at White House * Trump convoy passes Israeli checkpoint to reach Bethlehem By Jeff Mason BETHLEHEM, West Bank, May 23 (Reuters) US President Donald Trump travelled in a high-security convoy to Bethlehem in the Israeli-occupied West Bank today to discuss Middle East peace with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

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More police on London's streets after Manchester attack- mayor

More police on London's streets after Manchester attack- mayor

23 May 2017 | 1:33 PM

LONDON, May 23 (Reuters) London Mayor Sadiq Khan said there will be more police on the streets of the British capital after a suicide bomber killed at least 22 people and wounded 59 at a concert by U.

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Europeans offer support, sympathy for Manchester attack

23 May 2017 | 1:25 PM

By Camille Bottin BRUSSELS, May 23 (Reuters) The leaders of Europe sent Britain offers of support and sympathy following the suicide bombing of a pop concert in Manchester overnight that killed 22 people, including children.

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Kuwait says OPEC to discuss 6-, 9-month output cut extensions

23 May 2017 | 1:08 PM

KUWAIT, May 23 (Reuters) Kuwait's oil minister said on Tuesday that global oil producers would discuss at their meeting this week whether to extend output cuts for six months or nine months, because not all were on board for nine.

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London police reopen Victoria Coach Station after clearing suspect package

23 May 2017 | 1:00 PM

LONDON, May 23 (Reuters) British police reopened London's Victoria Coach Station and the surrounding streets today after earlier closing the area due to a suspect package.

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Shanghai stocks fall again, worries about policy tightening linger

23 May 2017 | 12:49 PM

SHANGHAI, May 23 (Reuters) Shanghai stocks fell for a second day on Tuesday, with gains in financials only partially soothing lingering concerns over policy tightening steps.

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Car bomb explodes in Syria's Homs, army destroys another near Damascus -state TV

23 May 2017 | 12:31 PM

BEIRUT, May 23 (Reuters) A car bomb exploded in the Syrian city of Homs today and the army destroyed another vehicle rigged with explosives near the Shi'ite Muslim shrine of Sayeda Zeinab, south of Damascus, Syrian state television said.

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London police close Victoria Coach Station after finding suspect package

23 May 2017 | 12:26 PM

LONDON, May 23 (Reuters) British police closed London's Victoria Coach Station and the surrounding streets today, the BBC reported, after finding a suspect package.

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French PM calls for vigilance in France after Manchester attack

23 May 2017 | 12:22 PM

PARIS, May 23 (Reuters) French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe today called on French citizens to be vigilant following the suicide attack at a concert in Manchester, which Philippe described as an "abominable crime.

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Thailand reassures foreigners following Bangkok hospital attack

Thailand reassures foreigners following Bangkok hospital attack

23 May 2017 | 11:59 AM

BANGKOK, May 23 (Reuters) Thailand's foreign ministry today reassured the international community that the country would increase security at sensitive locations a day after a bomb exploded at a hospital in the capital Bangkok wounding 24 people.

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French President to hold call with UK Prime Minister after Manchester attack

23 May 2017 | 11:54 AM

PARIS, May 23 (Reuters) French President Emmanuel Macron will hold a telephone call with British Prime Minister Theresa May in the wake of the Manchester attack, Macron's office said in a statement today.

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British police say 22, including children, killed in suicide attack at concert

23 May 2017 | 11:51 AM

MANCHESTER, England, May 23 (Reuters) British police said 22 people including some children were killed in a suicide attack carried out by one man after a Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

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Britain suspends election campaign after suspected attack

Britain suspends election campaign after suspected attack

23 May 2017 | 11:39 AM

LONDON, May 23 (Reuters) Britain's political parties have agreed to suspend election campaigning until further notice following an explosion in Manchester that killed 19 people at a concert by US singer Ariana Grande.

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Nineteen killed in suspected suicide attack at Ariana Grande concert in Britain

23 May 2017 | 11:16 AM

* Police say 19 dead, at least 59 wounded * US officials say suicide bomber suspected in explosion * Witness says she heard "massive explosion" * PM May says police treating it as terrorist attack * Ariana Grande says "broken .

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US delivers patrol boats to Vietnam to deepen security ties

23 May 2017 | 10:52 AM

By My Pham HANOI, May 23 (Reuters) The United States has transferred six patrol boats to the Vietnam coast guard, to help build security cooperation between the two countries, US embassy in Hanoi said in a statement today.

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Jakarta's former Christian governor to withdraw appeal of blasphemy sentence

Jakarta's former Christian governor to withdraw appeal of blasphemy sentence

23 May 2017 | 10:32 AM

JAKARTA, May 23 (Reuters) Jakarta's former Christian governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama will withdraw an appeal against his controversial two-year jail sentence for insulting Islam in Muslim-majority Indonesia, his sister said today.

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US starts "extreme vetting" at Australia's offshore detention centres

23 May 2017 | 10:09 AM

By Colin Packham SYDNEY, May 23 (Reuters) US Homeland Security officials have begun "extreme vetting" interviews at Australia's offshore detention centres, two sources at the camps told Reuters today, as Washington honours a refugee swap US President Donald Trump had called "a dumb deal".

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Nineteen killed in suspected suicide attack at Ariana Grande concert in Britain

23 May 2017 | 10:04 AM

* Police say 19 dead, at least 59 wounded * US officials say suicide bomber suspected in explosion * Witness says she heard "massive explosion" * PM May says police treating it as terrorist attack * Ariana Grande says "broken .

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Yemen raid kills seven al Qaeda militants: US military

23 May 2017 | 9:18 AM

WASHINGTON, May 23 (Reuters) The United States military said a raid against an al Qaeda compound in Yemen today morning (local time) killed seven militants, with two US officials saying the primary objective of the raid was to gather intelligence.

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Islamic State supporters celebrate Manchester attack online, no official claim

23 May 2017 | 9:08 AM

CAIRO, May 23 (Reuters) Islamic State supporters celebrated on social media today after a blast at a concert venue in the north of England killed at least 19 people, although the militant Islamist group has not formally claimed responsibility.

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China's imports from North Korea sink below $100 mln as coal ban bites

23 May 2017 | 8:46 AM

BEIJING, May 23 (Reuters) China's imports of North Korean goods fell below $100 million to fresh multi-year lows in April, accelerating a months-long decline after China halted coal shipments from its isolated neighbour, data showed on Tuesday.

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Unruly passenger aboard Hawaii flight prompted bomb scare - FBI

23 May 2017 | 8:43 AM

By Steve Gorman Undated, May 23 (Reuters) A Turkish man prompted a bomb scare aboard a weekend American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu through a series of outbursts culminating in a desperate scuffle with crew members and fellow passengers, the FBI said in court documents filed.

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Ariana Grande says "broken" in tweet after Manchester attack

23 May 2017 | 8:39 AM

LOS ANGELES, May 23 (Reuters) Singer Ariana Grande made her first comment since the deadly bombing at her concert in Manchester, England, tweeting: "broken.

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Islamic State supporters celebrate Manchester attack online, no official claim

23 May 2017 | 8:34 AM

CAIRO, May 23 (Reuters) Islamic State supporters celebrated on social media today after a blast at a concert venue in the north of England killed at least 19 people, although the militant Islamist group has not formally claimed responsibility.

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China April diesel exports ease from record high

23 May 2017 | 8:09 AM

BEIJING, May 23 (Reuters) China's April diesel exports fell 1.

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At least 19 killed in suspected attack at Ariana Grande concert in British arena

At least 19 killed in suspected attack at Ariana Grande concert in British arena

23 May 2017 | 8:00 AM

 

MANCHESTER, England, May 23 (Reuters) At least 19 people were killed and more than 50 injured in an explosion at the end of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande in the English city of Manchester and two US officials said a suicide bomber was suspected.

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No indication of threat to US music venues after Manchester blast -US

23 May 2017 | 7:46 AM

WASHINGTON, May 23 (Reuters) The US Department of Homeland Security said it was closely monitoring the situation in Manchester, England, after an explosion killed at least 19 people and injured 50 at a concert by US singer Ariana Grande.

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Copper prices steady as dollar weakens; China data in focus

23 May 2017 | 7:43 AM

MELBOURNE, May 23 (Reuters) London copper held near its highest in three weeks on Tuesday as the dollar fell, with focus shifting to an upcoming monthly breakdown of China trade data.

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