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Conservative Koch network criticizes U.S. Senate healthcare bill
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - Officials with the conservative U.S. political network overseen by the Koch brothers say they are unhappy with the healthcare bill that may be voted on by the Senate this week and will lobby for changes to it.
(Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:53:35 -0400)

Top Democrat slams Obama administration's response to Russian hacks
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat on the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on Sunday criticized the administration of former President Barack Obama for not taking earlier and tougher action against Russia for its alleged hacks aimed at swaying the Nov. 8 election for Donald Trump.
(Sun, 25 Jun 2017 16:39:52 -0400)

Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - People in the Iraqi city of Mosul celebrated their first Muslim Eid holiday without Islamic State in years on Sunday after the militants were ejected from much of the city, and hoped the battle to recapture the remaining area would soon be over.
(Sun, 25 Jun 2017 15:32:10 -0400)

Airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy protection in Japan
TOKYO (Reuters) - Embattled airbag maker Takata Corp on Monday filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and said it would seek $1.588 billion in financial aid from U.S.-based auto parts supplier Key Safety Systems (KSS).
(Sun, 25 Jun 2017 22:29:16 -0400)

U.S. top court to rule on last cases as talk about Kennedy swirls
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court is set to issue the final rulings of its current term on Monday, including one on religious rights, amid talk that swing voter Justice Anthony Kennedy is considering retirement.
(Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:11:23 -0400)

Asia stocks edge up on optimism over global growth, oil rebounds
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares edged up on Monday on optimism about global growth while the dollar was on the defensive as a subdued U.S. inflation outlook capped U.S. bond yields.
(Sun, 25 Jun 2017 21:52:19 -0400)

Vision and screwdrivers: Macron and Merkel converge on Europe
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Back in January, when his chances of winning the French presidency were considered slim, Emmanuel Macron came to Berlin and spelled out what he felt was needed to fix Europe.
(Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:38:22 -0400)

New York Pride marchers target Trump as San Francisco parties
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Large crowds turned out for Pride marches on Sunday in New York City and San Francisco, the two U.S. places most associated with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement, with the East Coast city bringing a more political flavor to the event sparked by events there almost 50 years ago.
(Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:07:32 -0400)

Italy winds up Veneto banks at cost of up to 17 billion euros
MILAN/ROME (Reuters) - Italy began winding up two failed regional banks on Sunday in a deal that could cost the state up to 17 billion euros ($19 billion) and will leave the lenders' good assets in the hands of the nation's biggest retail bank, Intesa Sanpaolo.
(Sun, 25 Jun 2017 16:45:32 -0400)

Insurance industry warned of fire risk month before tower block blaze
(Reuters) - The insurance industry warned the British government of the dangers of flammable external surfaces on buildings a month before the Grenfell Tower fire that killed at least 79 people.
(Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:28:27 -0400)

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