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  • Driver kills 10, injures 15 plowing van into Toronto sidewalk crowd

    TORONTO (Reuters) - A driver deliberately plowed his white Ryder rental van into a lunch-hour crowd in Toronto on Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 along a roughly mile-long (1.6-km) stretch of sidewalk thronged with pedestrians, police said.

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  • Driver kills 10, injures 15 plowing van into Toronto sidewalk crowd

    TORONTO (Reuters) - A driver deliberately plowed his white Ryder rental van into a lunch-hour crowd in Toronto on Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 along a roughly mile-long (1.6-km) stretch of sidewalk thronged with pedestrians, police said.

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  • Senate panel postpones hearing for VA nominee: Washington Post

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate committee has postponed a confirmation hearing set for this week for President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of veterans affairs, Ronny Jackson, the Washington Post reported on Monday.

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  • Japan Finance Minister Aso says he's not considering resigning

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday he was not considering resigning over recent scandals involving his ministry, including alleged sexual harassment by a top official and document alterations related to a controversial sale of public land.

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  • Japan finance minister Aso says he's not considering resigning

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday he was not considering resigning over recent scandals involving his ministry, including alleged sexual harassment by a top official and document alterations related to a controversial sale of public land.

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  • Nashville police arrest Waffle House shooting suspect after manhunt

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - Police on Monday arrested the man suspected of fatally shooting four people at a Waffle House restaurant, ending a 36-hour manhunt after tips from the public led police to search secluded woods nearby.

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  • Nashville police arrest Waffle House shooting suspect after manhunt

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - Police on Monday arrested the man suspected of fatally shooting four people at a Waffle House restaurant, ending a 36-hour manhunt after tips from the public led police to search secluded woods nearby.

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  • Nashville police arrest Waffle House shooting suspect after manhunt

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - Police on Monday arrested the man suspected of fatally shooting four people at a Waffle House restaurant, ending a 36-hour manhunt after tips from the public led police to search secluded woods nearby.

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  • China conducts live fire combat drills in East China Sea: Xinhua

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has conducted live combat drills in the East China Sea, state news agency Xinhua reported late on Monday, the latest in a series of air and sea military exercises it has conducted over the past 10 days.

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  • Migrant 'caravan' that angers Trump nears U.S.-Mexico border

    Hundreds of Central American migrants traveling in a "caravan" were in limbo in the northern Mexican city of Hermosillo on Monday on the final stretch of a journey to the United States where President Donald Trump ordered officials to repel them.

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  • France's Macron visits Trump as Iran nuclear deal hangs in balance

    MOUNT VERNON, Va./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron emphasized pomp and ceremony on Monday as Macron began a state visit to Washington likely to be dominated by differences with the United States over trade and the nuclear accord with Iran.

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  • Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush admitted to Houston hospital

    AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush was admitted to a Houston hospital on Sunday after contracting an infection that spread to his blood, a family spokesman said on Monday.

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  • Waffle House shooting suspect arrested in Nashville woods

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - Police on Monday arrested the man suspected of fatally shooting four people at a Waffle House restaurant, ending a 36-hour manhunt after tips from the public led police to search secluded woods nearby.

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  • Waffle House shooting suspect arrested in Nashville woods

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - Police on Monday arrested the man suspected of fatally shooting four people at a Waffle House restaurant, ending a 36-hour manhunt after tips from the public led police to search secluded woods nearby.

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  • Waffle House shooting suspect arrested in Nashville woods

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - Police on Monday arrested the man suspected of fatally shooting four people at a Waffle House restaurant, ending a 36-hour manhunt after tips from the public led police to search secluded woods nearby.

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  • Migrant 'caravan' that angers Trump nears U.S.-Mexico border

    HERMOSILLO, Mexico (Reuters) - Hundreds of Central American migrants travelling in a "caravan" were in limbo in the northern Mexican city of Hermosillo on Monday on the final stretch of a journey to the United States where President Donald Trump ordered officials to repel them.

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  • Migrant 'caravan' that angers Trump nears U.S.-Mexico border

    HERMOSILLO, Mexico (Reuters) - Hundreds of Central American migrants traveling in a "caravan" were in limbo in the northern Mexican city of Hermosillo on Monday on the final stretch of a journey to the United States where President Donald Trump ordered officials to repel them.

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  • Migrant 'caravan' that angers Trump nears U.S.-Mexico border

    HERMOSILLO, Mexico (Reuters) - Hundreds of Central American migrants traveling in a "caravan" were in limbo in the northern Mexican city of Hermosillo on Monday on the final stretch of a journey to the United States where President Donald Trump ordered officials to repel them.

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  • Migrant 'caravan' that angers Trump nears U.S.-Mexico border

    HERMOSILLO, Mexico (Reuters) - Hundreds of Central American migrants traveling in a "caravan" were in limbo in the northern Mexican city of Hermosillo on Monday on the final stretch of a journey to the United States where President Donald Trump ordered officials to repel them.

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  • Intruder armed with box cutters inside Melbourne‚Äôs Government House

    Governor of Victoria Linda Dessau was at home when the man was apprehended by security at 3am before police arrived. A 40-year-old Capel Sound man was charged with trespass.

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  • Illinois' vendor lifeline at risk as interest payments lag

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Illinois' inability to pay interest penalties on overdue state bills could sink a program that allows unpaid vendors to obtain immediate cash and keep essential state services flowing, private lenders participating in the program said on Monday.

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  • Senate committee paves way for Pompeo to become top U.S. diplomat

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Monday approved the nomination of President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, after a Republican senator who had been opposed threw his support behind the nominee.

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  • Senate committee paves way for Pompeo to become top U.S. diplomat

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Monday approved the nomination of President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, after a Republican senator who had been opposed threw his support behind the nominee.

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  • Senate committee paves way for Pompeo to become top U.S. diplomat

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Monday approved the nomination of President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, after a Republican senator who had been opposed threw his support behind the nominee.

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