MANCHESTER, England - Soldiers were being deployed to key sites in Britain to prevent attacks after the terror threat level was raised to its highest level following a suicide bombing in Manchester that killed 22 people.
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Oil prices rise as market awaits extended output cut
Oil prices rose on Wednesday, supported by growing confidence that OPEC and other big producers would agree to keep output restricted for the rest of 2017 and into the first quarter of next year.
Taiwan court rules in favor of same-sex marriage
Taiwan's constitutional court ruled on Wednesday that same-sex couples have the right to legally marry, the first such ruling in Asia.
Bunge says not in talks with Glencore following approach
U.S. grains trader Bunge Ltd said on Tuesday it was not in talks with Swiss mining and commodities group Glencore Plc , after the latter said it had made an informal approach to discuss "a possible consensual business combination."
Senate panel says it will subpoena Michael Flynn businesses
The leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday they would subpoena two of former national security adviser Michael Flynn's businesses after Flynn declined to comply with a subpoena for documents in the panel's Russia probe.
Australian police waited too long to react to deadly siege threat: coroner
Australian police failed to respond quickly enough to the threat posed by a gunman responsible for a siege at a Sydney cafe in 2014 in which three people including the hostage-taker were killed, a coroner said on Wednesday.
Philippines' Duterte says 'I'll be harsh' with army rule on island
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Wednesday he would deal harshly with militants, after declaring martial law on Mindanao island following a failed raid on a hideout of Islamic State-linked rebels.
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The Texas House of Representatives gave preliminary approval on Tuesday to a new bill on showing identification when voting after a previous voter ID law was struck down by U.S. courts which said it discriminated against black and Hispanic people.