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August 20, 2017


Golf: Stenson leads by one in Greensboro, Love three back

August 20, 2017 By Andrew Both GREENSBORO, North Carolina (Reuters) – Swede Henrik Stenson remained patient before reeling off three consecutive birdies to earn a one-shot lead after the third round at the Wyndham Championship on Saturday. A double-bogey at the par-three seventh proved only a temporary setback for Stenson, who carded four-under-par 66 on

UK to release tranche of Brexit position papers

August 19, 2017 LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will issue a cluster of new papers this week to outline its strategy positions in divorce talks with the European Union, ranging from regulation of goods to data protection, the UK’s Brexit department said on Sunday. Prime Minister Theresa May’s government wants to push discussions with the EU

Spanish police searching for van driver in Barcelona attack

August 19, 2017 By Andrés González and Angus Berwick BARCELONA/RIPOLL, Spain (Reuters) – Spanish police were on Saturday searching for the driver of a van that plowed into a crowd in Barcelona, killing 13 people, in one of two deadly attacks in Catalonia carried out by a network of suspected Islamist militants. Graphic: http://tmsnrt.rs/2xb3W5S The

Finnish police investigating stabbing spree as terror crime

August 19, 2017 By Jussi Rosendahl and Tuomas Forsell HELSINKI/TURKU, Finland (Reuters) – Finnish police are investigating Friday’s knife attacks that killed two and wounded eight in the city of Turku as terrorism-related crimes, they said on Saturday. The suspect arrested on Friday was an 18-year-old Moroccan, police said, adding that the two people killed

Mali president postpones referendum on reforms

August 19, 2017 BAMAKO (Reuters) – Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has shelved plans for a referendum on constitutional reforms that have been met with opposition and ignited regular street protests, he said on state television overnight. The constitutional changes would have given extra powers to the president, created new regions, established a new Senate

Elliott lawyer says third bidder may top Buffett’s Oncor bid

August 19, 2017 By Jessica DiNapoli and David French (Reuters) – An unidentified utility could pay $9.3 billion to buy Texas power transmission company Oncor Electric Delivery Co, topping Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s $9 billion bid, a lawyer for the largest creditor of Oncor’s parent told a U.S. bankruptcy judge on Friday. Such a bid would

Golf: At home Simpson halfway co-leader at Greensboro

August 18, 2017 By Andrew Both GREENSBORO, North Carolina (Reuters) – Webb Simpson recovered from two consecutive bogeys to join fellow American Ryan Armour in the lead on 13-under par after the second round at the Wyndham Championship on Friday. Simpson, the 2011 champion, carded 64, while Armour went even lower with a nine-birdie, nine-under-par

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