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Reuters World News 06/29/2016
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06/29/2016 -  Islamic State suspected after suicide bombers kill 41 at Istanbul airport - 03:00 PM

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey pointed the finger at Islamic State on Wednesday for a triple suicide bombing and gun attack that killed 41 people at Istanbul's main airport, and President Tayyip Erdogan called it a turning point in the global fight against terrorism.


06/29/2016 -  EU tells UK single market access requires full free movement - 02:51 PM

LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders met for the first time without Britain on Wednesday less than a week after it voted to leave, delivering a tough message that London can access the bloc's lucrative single market only if it agrees to allow free movement for EU workers.


06/29/2016 -  North American leaders vow to boost trade despite threats - 03:33 PM

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada, the United States and Mexico on Wednesday vowed to deepen their economic ties, pushing back against anti-free-trade sentiment that has shifted political debate in the United States and Europe.


06/29/2016 -  CIA's Brennan says expects that IS is plotting attacks against U.S. - 01:27 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Central Intelligence Agency, John Brennan, said on Wednesday he would be surprised if Islamic State was not plotting attacks within the United States and against U.S. targets abroad.


06/29/2016 -  China slams South China Sea case as court set to rule - 11:53 AM

BEIJING/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - An international court said on Wednesday it would deliver a hotly anticipated ruling in the Philippines' case against China over the South China Sea on July 12, drawing an immediate rebuke from Beijing, which rejects the tribunal's jurisdiction.


06/29/2016 -  Islamic State forces Syria rebels to retreat from border area - 01:59 PM

AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Syrian rebels were pushed back from the outskirts of an Islamic State-held town on the border with Iraq and a nearby air base on Wednesday after the jihadists mounted a counter- attack, two rebel sources said.


06/29/2016 -  EgyptAir black box data downloaded; evidence suggests fire on board - 03:16 PM

CAIRO (Reuters) - Investigators have downloaded data from one of the black box flight recorders on EgyptAir Flight MS804 and are preparing to analyze it, bringing them closer discovering what caused the jet to crash, Egypt's investigation committee said on Wednesday.


06/29/2016 -  Scottish leader's plea to stay in Europe rebuffed in Brussels - 02:52 PM

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon got a "sympathetic" hearing in Brussels on Wednesday as she pleaded her case for Scots to stay in the EU, showing how Britain's vote to leave the bloc could splinter the United Kingdom.


06/29/2016 -  Urging tougher stance, U.N. adds 2,500 peacekeepers to Mali - 03:05 PM

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council agreed on Wednesday to add just over 2,500 peacekeepers to the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali, which has been hit by a series of deadly attacks and has become the deadliest place to serve for U.N. peacekeepers.


06/29/2016 -  Body parts wash ashore next to Rio Olympic venue - 03:30 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Parts of a mutilated body washed up on the sands of Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, police said, just meters (yards) from where beach volleyball athletes will compete in the upcoming Olympics.


 


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