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Fiat Chrysler agrees to sell Magneti Marelli to Calsonic Kansei – sources

MILAN/LONDON (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler (FCHA.MI) (FCA) has agreed to sell its Magneti Marelli unit to KKR’s (KKR.N) Calsonic Kansei, two sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday, adding the deal would be announced on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the ticker information for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV at the post where it’s […]

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Icardi snatches stoppage time winner for Inter in derby

MILAN (Reuters) – Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi scored with a stoppage time header to give his side a dramatic 1-0 win over neighbours AC Milan in their derby at San Siro on Sunday. Soccer Football – Serie A – Inter Milan v AC Milan – San Siro, Milan, Italy – October 21, 2018 Inter […]

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Cricket – ECB dismisses spot-fixing allegations

LONDON (Reuters) – Allegations of spot-fixing by English cricketers have been dismissed by the England and Wales Cricket Board’s Integrity Team. The Al Jazeera television network said it had uncovered evidence of corruption in international cricket, including “a small group” of England players in seven matches between 2010 and 2012. Unnamed Australia and Pakistan players […]

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Raikkonen victory keeps Hamilton waiting for fifth F1 title

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Britain’s Lewis Hamilton was kept waiting for his fifth Formula One world championship on Sunday after the Mercedes driver finished third in a U.S. Grand Prix won by Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen. Oct 21, 2018; Austin, TX, USA; Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen (7) of Finland celebrates winning the United States Grand Prix […]

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Jordan says it won’t renew peace treaty land deal with Israel

AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan said on Sunday it would not extend the 25-year deal that allows Israel to use two tracts of territory along its border just as Israel said it was still planning to negotiate an extension. FILE PHOTO: Jordan’s King Abdullah speaks during the opening of the third ordinary session of the 18th […]

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Espanyol climb to second after win at Huesca

HUESCA (Reuters) – Espanyol continued their rampant run of form by beating basement club Huesca 2-0 on Sunday, recording a third win in four games to climb up to second in the La Liga standings behind city rivals Barcelona. Borja Iglesias tapped in the first of his two goals shortly before halftime thanks to a […]

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Merck KGaA says might strike partnership deal this year

MUNICH (Reuters) – German drugmaker Merck KGaA might agree partnership deals to jointly develop two of its most promising experimental medicines with a rival as early as this year, but more likely in 2019, its drug research and development chief said on Sunday. A logo of drugs and chemicals group Merck KGaA is pictured in […]

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Poland’s ruling eurosceptics score modest gains in regional vote

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party scored modest gains in regional government in Sunday’s election, an exit poll showed, a result likely to embolden the eurosceptic PiS in its conflict with the European Union over democratic standards. People attend the Polish regional elections, at a polling station in Warsaw, Poland, October […]

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Vettel spins on opening lap of U.S. Grand Prix

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, the only man who can deny Lewis Hamilton a fifth Formula One championship, spun on the opening lap of what could be a decisive U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday and dropped to 15th place. Oct 20, 2018; Austin, TX, USA; Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany is interviewed […]

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Turkey puts fiancee of slain journalist Khashoggi under 24-hour protection

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish authorities have put the fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi under 24-hour police protection, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi speaks at an event hosted by Middle East Monitor in London Britain, September 29, 2018. Middle East Monitor/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Khashoggi, […]

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U.S. lawmakers blame Saudi crown prince for Khashoggi murder

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. lawmakers turned their ire on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday and said they believed he ordered the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, although the Trump administration maintained a more cautious stance. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) speaks with news media at the U.S. Capitol […]

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Germany’s Merkel promises legislation to ward off diesel driving bans

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel, campaigning for her Christian Democrats (CDU) to retain control of the crucial state of Hesse in next Sunday’s election, promised legislation to ward off the threat of air pollution leading to driving bans. German Chancellor Angela Merkel gives a statement after leadership meeting at the CDU headquarters in […]

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Italy expects EU budget rejection on Tuesday – source

MILAN (Reuters) – The Italian government expects the European Commission to decide for the first time ever on Tuesday to ask a member state to revise its draft budget, a government source said on Sunday. Italian Deputy PM Luigi Di Maio speaks at the 5-Star Movement party’s open-air rally at Circo Massimo in Rome, Italy, […]

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Hofmann’s maiden hat-trick sends Gladbach into second place

BERLIN (Reuters) – Jonas Hofmann scored his first Bundesliga hat-trick as Borussia Moenchengladbach hammered Mainz 05 4-0 on Sunday to climb to second place in the standings. The 26-year-old winger put the hosts ahead in the 21st minute and almost got a second with an audacious lob on the half hour mark. He again got […]

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No arms for Riyadh while Khashoggi questions remain – Germany’s Merkel

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany will not export arms to Saudi Arabia while the current uncertainty over the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi persists, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel gives a statement after leadership meeting at the CDU headquarters in Berlin, Germany, October 21, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Campaigning for her party […]

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Substitutes set up Everton win over Palace

Oct 21 (Reuters) – Two late goals by Everton substitutes brought the Merseysiders a third successive win when they beat Crystal Palace 2-0 at Goodison Park in Sunday’s only Premier League game. Soccer Football – Premier League – Everton v Crystal Palace – Goodison Park, Liverpool, Britain – October 21, 2018 Everton’s Cenk Tosun scores […]

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First ATP title for Britain’s Edmund

(Reuters) – British number one Kyle Edmund won the first ATP title of his career when he beat Gael Monfils of France 3-6 7-6(2) 7-6(4) in the final of the European Open in Antwerp on Sunday. FILE PHOTO – Shanghai Masters – Shanghai, China – October 12, 2018 – Kyle Edmund of Britain in action […]

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Saudi Arabia calls Khashoggi killing ‘grave mistake’, says prince not aware

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia on Sunday called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its Istanbul consulate a “huge and grave mistake”, but sought to shield its powerful crown prince from the widening crisis, saying Mohammed bin Salman had not been aware. The comments from Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir were some of the most […]

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Italy expects EU’s decision on budget on Tuesday -source

MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s government expects the European Commission to take on Tuesday the unprecedented decision of asking a member state to amend and resubmit its draft budget, a government source said on Sunday. Italian Deputy PM Luigi Di Maio speaks at the 5-Star Movement party’s open-air rally at Circo Massimo in Rome, Italy, October 20, […]

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Tsitsipas claims maiden ATP title in Stockholm

(Reuters) – Greek 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas added another notch to a remarkable breakthrough season as he beat Latvia’s Ernests Gulbis 6-4 6-4 to win the Stockholm Open and claim a maiden ATP title on Sunday. Tennis – ATP Stockholm Open – Men’s Single Final – Stockholm, Sweden – October 21 2018. Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece […]