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  1. Brazil take first step in program to join nuclear-powered sub club

    Brazil take first step in program to join nuclear-powered sub clubPresident Michel Temer and his right-wing successor, President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, both pressed the button that lowered into the sea the 1,700-ton submarine named Riachuelo at a Rio de Janeiro naval base. Temer's wife, Marcela, had christened the vessel, by smashing a champagne bottle against its hull. The submarines being built by the Brazilian Navy in partnership with France's defense company Naval Group, formerly known as DCNS, are a modified version of the Scorpene class diesel-powered submarine.


  2. EU's Tusk says no more Brexit negotiations

    EU's Tusk says no more Brexit negotiationsBy Gabriela Baczynska and Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday he had no mandate to reopen Brexit negotiations with Britain, while the head of the bloc's executive, Jean-Claude Juncker, said he "admired" Prime Minister Theresa May. Tusk and Juncker were speaking at a news conference after two days of talks at an EU summit that were dominated by the issue of Brexit and saw the other 27 national leaders of the bloc offer May only vague assurances over their Brexit deal. "I have no mandate to organize any further negotiations. ...


  3. Thousands of Ohio schoolkids plead with GM CEO Mary Barra to keep Chevy Cruze plant open

    Thousands of Ohio schoolkids plead with GM CEO Mary Barra to keep Chevy Cruze plant openAbout 20 school districts in Ohio near GM's Lordstown plant launched a letter-writing campaign to GM CEO Mary Barra asking her to save the factory.


  4. Turkey will enter Syria's Manbij if U.S. doesn't remove YPG fighters, Erdogan says

    Turkey will enter Syria's Manbij if U.S. doesn't remove YPG fighters, Erdogan saysTurkish forces will enter the Syrian town of Manbij if the United States does not remove YPG Kurdish fighters, and it will also target Kurdish-controlled areas further east, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. Erdogan said this week that Turkey would launch a new operation within days against the U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish YPG militia which controls swathes of Syria's northern border region, in what will be Turkey's third military campaign in Syria in two years.


  5. May says further Brexit talks with EU in coming days

    May says further Brexit talks with EU in coming daysPrime Minister Theresa May said Friday that Britain and the EU would hold more talks in the coming days, denying reports that bloc leaders refused her plea for reassurances on her Brexit plan. After talks with EU Council President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and others in Brussels on Friday, she said further discussions would take place next week. "But my discussions with colleagues today have shown that further clarification and discussion following the Council's conclusions is in fact possible.