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December 19, 2018 11:16 PM Ireland unveils 'stark' contingency plans for no-deal Brexit

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland on Wednesday disclosed its first major set of contingency plans in case Britain crashes out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal, including possible emergency measures to avoid any shortages of medicines and food. Deputy Prime Minister Simon Coveney described the plans as “stark”, but said his government was not yet making 89

December 19, 2018 10:05 PM In response to Trump, Britain says Islamic State remains a threat

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Wednesday that Islamic State remained a threat even though it held no territory, commenting after U.S. President Donald Trump said the militant group had been defeated in Syria. “Much remains to be done and we must not lose sight of the threat they pose. Even without territory, Daesh (Islamic State) will remain a threat 92

December 19, 2018 5:21 PM Russia: US troop pullout is helpful for Syria settlement

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria creates prospects for a political settlement of the crisis there, TASS news agency reported the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying on Wednesday. The United States said it had begun withdrawing U.S. forces from Syria as U.S. officials said Washington was considering pulling out all its troops 76

December 18, 2018 9:08 PM Citi reorganizes prime brokerage unit

(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc (C.N) is shuffling its prime brokerage business, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, amid reports that the unit could lose millions on a bad loan to an Asian hedge fund. Bloomberg earlier reported that Citi faces a loss of up to $180 million related to risky foreign-exchange bets. Citi and the hedge fund are in talks 93

December 18, 2018 8:49 PM Who is Emmet Sullivan? 5 things to know about judge in Michael Flynn case

Judge Emmet Sullivan has been appointed to positions by both Republican and Democratic presidents. (Official photo) Judge Emmet Sullivan was at the heart of Michael Flynn’s dramatic sentencing hearing Tuesday, once again delaying it. Sullivan tore into Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, telling him he couldn’t hide his “disgust 179

December 18, 2018 11:28 AM British Airways to resume Pakistan flights after a decade

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next year after a 10-year absence that followed a major hotel bombing, becoming the first Western airline to restart flights to the South Asian nation. BA halted flights following one of the most high-profile attacks in Pakistan’s history, the 2008 Marriott Hotel bombing in the capital 115

December 16, 2018 11:49 AM Turkey would consider working with Syria's Assad if he won a democratic election

DOHA (Reuters) - Turkey would consider working with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad if he won a democratic election, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told a conference in Qatar on Sunday. Turkey backed the opposition to Assad in the Syrian civil war that broke out in 2011. Assad, whose family has been in power for nearly five decades, managed 85

December 15, 2018 2:59 PM Germany weighing new government jet after Buenos Aires debacle

BERLIN (Reuters) - It was a vivid illustration of the gap between Germany’s foreign policy ambitions and its real means: Chancellor Angela Merkel arriving late, on a scheduled flight, to a crucial summit of world leaders because the government jet had broken down. Stung by Merkel’s failure to make the beginning of the Buenos Aires G20 summit on Nov 30, Defence 83

December 15, 2018 8:15 AM Venmo: Send & Receive Money 4+

Venmo is the simple, fun money app for sending cash quickly between friends and shopping at your favorite online stores. Split purchases to avoid awkward IOUs, share your new buys, and catch up on what your friends are doing on the feed. Send money quickly to friends by simply linking your payment method. There’s no transaction fee for sending money 123

December 14, 2018 8:10 PM Canada says it agrees with U.S. on need to keep politics out of Huawei case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Canada and the United States agreed on Friday that politics should be kept out of the process to extradite senior Huawei Technologies Co [HWT.UL] executive Meng Wanzhou, who is being held on a U.S. extradition warrant, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said. “We all agree that the most important thing we can do is to uphold 91