Kuwait hands Qatar a list of demands from boycotting countries – Al Jazeera

DUBAI (Reuters) – Kuwait has handed Qatar a list of demands from the Arab states boycotting it, Al Jazeera television said quoting sources.

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North Korea tests rocket engine – U.S. official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that the United States believes could be part of its programme to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, a U.S. official told Reuters on Thursday.

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London startup Blockchain raises $40 million in fresh funding

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – London-based startup Blockchain has raised $40 million (31.5 million pounds) in a fresh round of funding as the software company rides a wave of enthusiasm for digital currency technology.

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Cosby plans speeches on sex assault, spokesman says

(Reuters) – Bill Cosby plans to conduct a series of free public seminars about sexual assault this summer, his spokesman said days after a Pennsylvania judge declared a mistrial in the entertainer’s sex assault trial.

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Macron brings corporate background to cabinet shake-up

PARIS (Reuters) – When President Emmanuel Macron reshuffled his cabinet after four ministers with judicial probes hanging over them said they were quitting, he snubbed well-known heavyweights to fill the posts.

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Senate Republicans release Obamacare replacement bill, fate uncertain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate leaders on Thursday unveiled a draft of legislation to replace Obamacare, proposing to kill a tax on the wealthy that pays for it and reduce aid to the poor to cut costs.

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Latest Northern Ireland talks’ deadline in doubt – Sinn Fein

DUBLIN (Reuters) – The latest deadline to restore Northern Ireland’s power-sharing executive is in doubt due to separate talks involving one of the parties over propping up Prime Minister Theresa May’s government, Irish nationalists Sinn Fein said on Thursday.

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