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U.S. cancels warships deployment to Black Sea -Turkish diplomatic sources
ANKARA, April 14 (Reuters) - The United States has canceled the deployment of two warships to the Black Sea, Turkish diplomatic sources said on Wednesday, amid concerns over a Russian military build-up on Ukraine's borders.
Swimming: Peaty ahead of schedule for Olympics after another 100m blast
LONDON (Reuters) - World record holder Adam Peaty declared himself ahead of schedule for the Tokyo Olympics after swimming the fastest 100m breaststroke of the year at the British selection trials in London on Wednesday.
REFILE-U.S. will look to continue funding key Afghan military capabilities- Austin
April 14 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Wednesday that the United States will look to continue funding key Afghan security forces capabilities, even as Washington withdraws its military forces from the country.
Venezuela's seeking of specific vaccines will slow inoculation, Guaido says
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela is risking further delays to an already stalled COVID-19 vaccination campaign by seeking to use specific brands of vaccines while shunning readily available ones, opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Wednesday.
Germany, United States call on Russia to pull back troops from Ukrainian border
BERLIN, April 14 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Joe Biden called on Russia to pull back troops from the Ukrainian border to de-escalate the situation in the region, a German government spokesman said on Wednesday.
UPDATE 2-Ford outlines further production cuts due to global chip shortage
DETROIT, April 14 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co on Wednesday outlined another series of plant shutdowns due to the global semiconductor chip shortage, with five facilities in the United States and one in Turkey affected.
U.S. committed to assisting Ukraine with self defense needs- Austin
April 14 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Wednesday that the United States would look to continue providing material support to Ukraine.
Olympics: Coxsey up to speed and set to scale heights in Tokyo
LONDON (Reuters) - Shauna Coxsey admits her first serious attempt at speed climbing left her thinking that the Olympics were not for her after all.
GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks soar to fresh peaks, dollar slips
NEW YORK/LONDON, April 14 (Reuters) - Major global stock indexes scaled new peaks on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. and European earnings pointed to a strong recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, while the dollar dipped to three-week lows as Treasury yields held below recent highs.
FOREX-Dollar at three-week lows as Treasury yields subdued
* Graphic: World FX rates https://tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E
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