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Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain dead of suicide at 61
8:03am, 8th June, 2018

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain dead of suicide at 61

(Reuters) - U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN's food-and-travel-focused "Parts Unknown" television series, killed himself in a French hotel room, CNN said on Friday, in the second high-profile suicide of a U.S. celebrit...
Back the bill, urges May as Brexit law faces crunch test
7:01am, 8th June, 2018

Back the bill, urges May as Brexit law faces crunch test

QUEBEC CITY (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May urged lawmakers to back the legislation that will end Britain's membership in the European Union, ahead of a series of crunch parliamentary votes that could see a rebellion by those who...
China's ZTE apologizes, pledges reboot after U.S. reprieve
3:30am, 8th June, 2018

China's ZTE apologizes, pledges reboot after U.S. reprieve

HONG KONG/SHENZHEN (Reuters) - The chairman of ZTE Corp apologized to staff and customers on Friday after the Chinese technology firm agreed to pay a $1 billion fine to the United States to end a ban that has crippled key businesses, including smartp...
Asian shares wobbly as risk sentiment sours, euro buoyant
9:30pm, 7th June, 2018

Asian shares wobbly as risk sentiment sours, euro buoyant

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares stepped back from a 2-1/2 month high on Friday as risk appetite soured on bets that Europe's massive monetary stimulus was nearing an end, compounded by uncertainty over trade relations ahead of a key meeting of g...
Britain proposes one-year Brexit backstop plan to EU
11:00am, 7th June, 2018

Britain proposes one-year Brexit backstop plan to EU

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled a one-year backstop plan for the Irish border after Brexit on Thursday, finding a compromise that may paper over differences in her government but may struggle to win over the European Union.
Some states taking electoral maps out of politicians' hands
10:00am, 7th June, 2018

Some states taking electoral maps out of politicians' hands

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court is due to rule by the end of June on the contentious practice called partisan gerrymandering in which state legislators draw electoral maps designed to entrench their own party in power, but states in gro...