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Cycling: Australia's Ewan wins stage 11 of Giro d'Italia
NOVI LIGURE, Italy (Reuters) - Australia's Caleb Ewan claimed the 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday after a bunch sprint at the end of a 221-kilometer ride from Carpi to Novi Ligure.
UPDATE 1-U.S. envoy Jeffrey calls for ceasefire in Syria's Idlib
WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - A ceasefire is needed in Syria's Idlib province where there has been a recent upsurge in violence, and the United States is working towards halting the clashes, which have put tremendous pressure on civilians there, U.S. envoy James Jeffrey said on Wednesday.
Mnuchin says more U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States is at least a month from enacting its proposed tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese imports as it studies the impact on consumers, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday.
Darkly comic "Parasite" gets critics buzzing at Cannes
CANNES, France, May 22 (Reuters) - "Parasite," a thriller that doubles up as a wickedly funny satire about class struggles, has upped the ante at the Cannes Film Festival, with South Korean director Bong Joon-ho emerging as an strong contender for an award after impressing critics.
Trump says 'I don't do cover-ups' after Pelosi accusation
WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday rejected a charge by Democratic House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi that he engaged in a cover-up.
UK's Javid to see PM May over her Brexit deal - political editors
LONDON, May 22 (Reuters) - Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid has asked to see Prime Minister Theresa May, the political editors of the Times and the BBC reported on Wednesday, possibly spelling the end of her premiership as concern builds over her new Brexit deal.
BNP Paribas to face revived lawsuit over Sudanese genocide- U.S. appeals court
NEW YORK, May 22 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit against BNP Paribas SA by alleged victims of a genocidal regime in Sudan, who sought to hold the French bank liable for aiding in the government's atrocities.
UPDATE 4-Protesters, police clash in second night of post-election protests in Indonesia
JAKARTA, May 22 (Reuters) - Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters setting fires and trying to breach barbed wire barricades on Wednesday as demonstrations over the outcome of the presidential election hit the capital for a second night.
Saudi court accepts AHAB's bankruptcy filing, rejects liquidation: sources
DUBAI (Reuters) - A Saudi commercial court has accepted a filing by conglomerate AHAB to have its decade-long dispute with creditors resolved under the kingdom's new bankruptcy law, and rejected a demand to liquidate the company filed by two of its creditors, sources familiar with the matter said.
Sudan military wants to cede power quickly - general
CAIRO, May 22 (Reuters) - Sudan's military wants to hand power to a democratically elected government as soon as possible in the tumultuous aftermath of former president Omar al-Bashir's overthrow, a prominent general said in an interview published on Wednesday.
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