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    World Prince Andrew says he’s ‘appalled’ by sex abuse claims lobbed at Jeffrey Epstein and denies he participated in activities with underage women– Busines

    Prince Andrew made a public statement on Sunday following the release of a 2010 video showing him at financier Jeffrey Epstein's mansion, saying he was "appalled" by the recent accusations of sexual abuse lobbed at his former friend.... Read more via Business Insider –
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    World Brexit: We’re Ready For Any Outcome -Merkel – Sahara Reporters

    German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, on Sunday said that the European Union was ready for whatever out come the exit of Britain from the union would bring. British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, is seeking to persuade European Union leaders to reopen Brexit … Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
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    World Israeli Military Kills Three Palestinians At Gaza Border – Sahara Reporters

    The Israeli military opened fire at a group of Palestinians as they tried to cross the Gaza border, killing three men and injuring another, Chinese news agency, Xinhua, reported on Sunday. The Israeli military said an attack helicopter and a tank fired … Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
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    World Global fintech investments nosedive as Chinese fundraising falls sharply – South China Morning Post

    Global investments in fintech firms tumbled 29 per cent in the first half of the year as deal activity in China fell sharply amid an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing, according to a new report by the consulting firm Accenture. ... Read more via South China Morning Post –...
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    World Trump says Tim Cook made ‘good case’ that trade war helps Samsung over Apple – The Verge

    President Donald Trump says Apple CEO Tim Cook “made a very compelling argument” that tariffs on China will hamper Apple’s ability to compete with Samsung. The pair had dinner on Friday night at the president’s golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, and Trump … Read more via The Verge –...
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    World Fuel tanker fire: Nine people dead, dozens unaccounted for – Daily Monitor

    A fuel tanker that Sunday evening burst into flames in Kyambura trading centre, Rubirizi District, in western Uganda, has left nine people dead and dozens unaccounted for. According to Ms Harriet Nabukenya, the Rubirizi District Resident District Commissioner, the driver of the fuel truck lost...
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    World The Wall Street Journal: SoftBank to lend its workers billions to invest in its giant VC fund –

    SoftBank Group is leaning on its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, for cash as the firm rushes to raise an ambitious technology fund amid volatile markets. The Japanese company plans to lend up to $20 billion … Read more via – Top Stories –...
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    World The New York Post: Libra partner MasterCard is building its own cryptocurrency team –

    Big payment companies face revolutionary pressures from the development of digital money. Mastercard MA, +0.91% , which is partnered with Facebook FB, +0.61% on its.... Read more via – Top Stories – Get more World News
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    World ‘£500million annual profit is not enough for car makers to survive’ – Autoexpress News

    Ever get the feeling that some corporations charge motorists too much for car-related products? That their profit margins are obscenely high? That they’d still be fabulously profitable, even if they seriously slashed their retail prices? For emergency and other reasons, the mobile phone is...
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    World Accra-Turns-Red-As-2019-Homowo-Begins-With-Sprinkling-Of-Kpokpoi – Peacefmonline

    It was red everywhere, particularly in the coastal areas of the capital as the biggest traditional festival in Accra took off Saturday. After a month-long ban on drumming and noise-making, the Gas hit the streets with their leaders to celebrate and mark the … Read more via Headline News in...