MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A group representing some of Mexico’s biggest companies told left-wing President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday that politicians should resist “extortion” by labor unions after strikes and blockades in recent weeks. FILE PHOTO: State police armoured vehicles patrol at an industrial park where employees from some plants are on strike
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares hovered near a four-month peak on Tuesday, supported by hopes that Sino-U.S. trade talks were making positive progress and expectations of policy stimulus from central banks. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians are reflected on an electronic board showing stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan December 27, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon While
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EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Scotland will step up efforts to persuade EU citizens to stay after Brexit, its First Minister will tell French lawmakers on Tuesday, amid concerns about potential workforce shortages in the largest of the United Kingdom’s three smaller nations. FILE PHOTO: Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon makes a statement to the Scottish Parliament
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Michael Gove leaves Downing Street, London, Britain, January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – The British government will use tools including tariffs and quotas to make sure its farmers are not left at a competitive disadvantage by Brexit, environment minister Michael Gove
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain faces the “catastrophic prospect” of a no-deal Brexit next month due to the selfishness of some politicians and chaotic parliamentary proceedings, the head of the country’s main manufacturing association said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: An EU flag flutters during an anti-Brexit demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain January
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A man rides a bike in front of a main Haitian police station, where according to local media a group of foreign nationals including Americans armed with semi-automatic weapons were detained, after anti-government protests, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 18, 2019. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haitian police arrested a group of foreign nationals, including Americans,
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(Reuters) – Canadian National Railway Co on Monday said its environmental experts are continuing the clean-up of a site in Western Canada where one of its trains derailed on Saturday. Thirty-seven tank cars derailed near St-Lazare, Manitoba, close to Assiniboine River, leaking an undetermined volume of crude oil. None of the crude oil entered the
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