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Pence in Brussels, seeking 'deeper' ties with EU

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told senior European Union officials in Brussels on Monday that the Trump administration was looking at ways to "deepen our relationship" with the EU.

U.S. serviceman dies in 'non-combat related incident' in Iraq, says coalition

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A U.S. serviceman died on Monday in a non-combat related incident outside the Iraqi city of Ramadi, west of Baghdad, the U.S.-led coalition said.


Unilever shares tumble 8 percent after Kraft ditches bid

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LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in Anglo-Dutch consumer goods group Unilever dropped 8 percent on Monday after U.S. rival Kraft Heinz Co abruptly ditched its surprise $143 billion merger proposal.


Iraqi forces battle their way toward Mosul airport

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SOUTH OF MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces fought Islamic State fighters on Monday to clear the way to Mosul's airport, on the second day of a ground offensive on the jihadists' remaining stronghold in the western side of the city.

Trump's defense chief, in Iraq, says: We're not here for your oil

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S. military is not in Iraq "to seize anybody's oil", Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said, distancing himself from remarks by President Donald Trump before arriving on an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Monday.

Norma McCorvey, plaintiff in Roe v. Wade abortion ruling, dies at 69

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(Reuters) - Norma McCorvey, the anonymous plaintiff known as "Jane Roe" in the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade ruling legalizing abortion, died on Saturday at the age of 69, a journalist close to McCorvey said.


Traffic jams cost U.S. drivers $1,200 a year: study

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DETROIT (Reuters) - Traffic jams cost U.S. drivers an average of $1,200 a year in wasted fuel and time, and much Los Angeles, the city with the world's biggest rush hour traffic delays, according to a study by INRIX Inc released on Monday.

Washington prepares to bring North Koreans to U.S. for talks: report

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Preparations are under way to bring senior North Korean officials to the United States for talks with former U.S. officials, the first such meeting in more than five years, The Washington Post reported on Sunday.

Trump mulls national security adviser pick, White House promises autonomy

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump may do another round of interviews for the position of national security adviser with new or existing candidates on Monday as he scrambles to fill ollowing the ouster of Michael Flynn.

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