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Brazil’s Bolsonaro firms lead, leftist Haddad jumps to second: poll

Brazil's Bolsonaro firms lead, leftist Haddad jumps to second: poll

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BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s hospital-bound far-right presidential hopeful is holding his lead for next month’s election, but support for left-wing Workers Party (PT) candidate Fernando Haddad rose sharply and he moved into second place, a poll showed on Tuesday. FILE PHOTo: Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro attends a rally in Porto Alegre, Brazil August 30, 2018.…
Poland suggests ‘Fort Trump’ as U.S. weighs military base
Venezuela’s Maduro says he may not attend U.N. assembly on security worries
Britain, EU are close to achieving orderly Brexit deal: May
Israeli police shoot suspected attacker in Jerusalem
Syria’s Idlib spared attack, Turkey to send in more troops

Syria's Idlib spared attack, Turkey to send in more troops

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ANKARA/AMMAN (Reuters) - Turkey will send more troops into Syria’s Idlib province after striking a deal with Russia that has averted a government offensive and delighted rebels who said it kept the area out of President Bashar al-Assad’s hands. FILE PHOTO: People inspect the damage at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel-held city…
‘Dig up my home but you won’t find illicit funds’ says Argentina’s Fernandez

'Dig up my home but you won't find illicit funds' says Argentina's Fernandez

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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina’s ex-President Cristina Fernandez said on Tuesday that she never received corrupt payments and challenged investigators to scour her home region of Patagonia if they believed she had hidden cash, a day after she was indicted on graft charges. Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner waves as she leaves the…
Pro-EU campaigners map out path to second referendum, say Brexit can be stopped

Pro-EU campaigners map out path to second referendum, say Brexit can be stopped

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LONDON (Reuters) - Pro-EU campaigners have set out how parliament could force the British government to call a fresh vote on Brexit, arguing that there is still time for another referendum. Pro-EU demonstrators protest outside parliament in Westminster London, Britain, September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Britain’s narrow 2016 vote to exit the EU still divides…
Amid loan talk, Pakistani PM arrives in Saudi Arabia

Amid loan talk, Pakistani PM arrives in Saudi Arabia

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ISLAMABAD/DUBAI (Reuters) - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived on Tuesday in Saudi Arabia where, comments from his finance minister suggest, he will seek financial help to stave off the likelihood of another IMF bailout. FILE PHOTO: Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), speaks after voting in the general election in Islamabad,…
Surgeon, purported girlfriend charged in California drug rapes

Surgeon, purported girlfriend charged in California drug rapes

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A California physician who appeared in a reality TV dating show and his alleged female accomplice have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women, and authorities said Tuesday there could be many more victims. Orthopedic surgeon Grant Robicheaux, 38, of Newport Beach and Cerissa Laura Riley, 31, of Brea were arrested Sept. 12 after…