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Merkel appeals to Germans to back trade pact ahead of G7 meeting | Reuters

BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to drum up support in Germany for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) ahead of the G7 summit she is hosting in June, saying in an interview on Saturday she hopes it will be finalised by 2017. #Barack Obama #Business #Entertainment #France #markets #Middle East #science #United Kingdom

15 mins ago

Merkel appeals to Germans to back trade pact ahead of G7 meeting | Reuters

BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to drum up support in Germany for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) ahead of the G7 summit she is hosting in June, saying in an interview on Saturday she hopes it will be finalised by 2017. Merkel told the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper it was important that talks between the European Union and United States lead to an accord before U.S. President Barack Obama leaves office in January 2017 #Australia #Barack Obama #Economy #Entertainment #India #Italy #markets #Technology #United Kingdom

30 mins ago

U.S. military orders broad review as anthrax mishap widens | Reuters

WASHINGTON The U.S. military said on Friday it discovered even more suspected cases of inadvertent shipments of live anthrax than previously thought, both in the United States and abroad, and ordered a sweeping review of its practices for inactivating samples. "As of now, 24 laboratories in 11 states and two foreign countries are believed to have received suspect samples," the Pentagon said in a statement. #Africa #Argentina #Copyright #Entertainment #France #lifestyle #markets #Mexico #Middle East #Sports #United Kingdom

30 mins ago

U.S. military orders broad review as anthrax mishap widens | Reuters

WASHINGTON The U.S. military said on Friday it discovered even more suspected cases of inadvertent shipments of live anthrax than previously thought, both in the United States and abroad, and ordered a sweeping review of its practices for inactivating samples. "As of now, 24 laboratories in 11 states and two foreign countries are believed to have received suspect samples," the Pentagon said in a statement #Africa #Business #Economy #Latin America #Mexico #opinion #science #Technology #United Kingdom

45 mins ago

Great Barrier Reef kept off UNESCO ‘danger’ list for now | Reuters

PARIS A heritage committee of the UNESCO cultural agency stopped short of placing Australia's Great Barrier Reef on an "in danger" list, but the ruling on Friday raised long-term concerns about its future. The long-awaited ruling by UNESCO's World Heritage Committee welcomed Australian efforts to maintain the environmentally sensitive region but noted its outlook was "poor" and called on the government to stick rigidly to commitments to protect it. "Climate change, poor water quality and impacts from coastal development are major threats to the property's health...," the statement said after delegates held discussions in the German city in Bonn. #Africa #Australia #Business #Entertainment #Health #Latin America #markets #Mexico #opinion #science #Sports #United Kingdom

May 30, 2015

Texas seeks presidential disaster declaration after storms kill 21 | Reuters

DALLAS Texas Governor Greg Abbott sought a presidential disaster declaration on Friday after severe weather this week killed at least 21 people, caused massive flooding and prompted evacuations. Storms that battered North Texas on Thursday and Friday added more runoff to swollen rivers and prompted hundreds of calls for help in Dallas, where some areas saw up to seven inches (17.8 cm) of rain #Church #Entertainment #markets #Middle East #science #Technology #Texas #United Kingdom

May 30, 2015

Texas seeks presidential disaster declaration after storms kill 21 | Reuters

DALLAS Texas Governor Greg Abbott sought a presidential disaster declaration on Friday after severe weather this week killed at least 21 people, caused massive flooding and prompted evacuations. Storms that battered North Texas on Thursday and Friday added more runoff to swollen rivers and prompted hundreds of calls for help in Dallas, where some areas saw up to seven inches (17.8 cm) of rain. #Africa #Argentina #Economy #France #Latin America #markets #opinion #Sports #Technology #United Kingdom #United States

May 30, 2015

U.S. drops Cuba from list of state sponsors of terrorism | Reuters

HAVANA/WASHINGTON The United States formally dropped Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism on Friday, an important step toward restoring diplomatic ties but one that will have limited effect on removing U.S. sanctions on the Communist-ruled island #function-check #function-shr #table #var-local #var-paragraph #var-symbol #var-web #WebTrends #webtrends-multi

May 30, 2015

With no peace, Ukraine is beset by humanitarian risks – U.N. | Reuters

GENEVA Ukraine's flawed ceasefire has left pensioners, infants and women mired in a humanitarian crisis that could get rapidly better or rapidly worse, the U.N.'s top representative in the country said in an interview on Friday. #function-check #function-shr #table #var-local #var-paragraph #var-symbol #var-web #WebTrends #webtrends-multi