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Manchester suicide bomber likely did not act alone, Britain says

MANCHESTER, England The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a pop concert venue packed with children likely did not act alone, a minister said on Wednesday as soldiers were being deployed to key sites to help prevent further attacks. | Video

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Trump seeks to slash $3.6 trillion of spending in austere budget

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump asked lawmakers on Tuesday to cut $3.6 trillion in government spending over the next decade, taking aim at healthcare and food assistance programs for the poor in an austere budget that also boosts the military. | Video

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Uber inadvertently underpaid New York City drivers for over two years

Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said on Tuesday it underpaid its New York City drivers for the past two-and-a-half years, an error that could cost the ride-hailing company tens of millions of dollars. | Video

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Philippines' Duterte warns of harsh measures as civilians flee fighting

PANTAR, Philippines Thousands of civilians fled fighting in the Philippines on Wednesday as troops sought to contain Islamic State-linked militants who took over large parts of a city, set building ablaze and took hostage a Catholic priest and other Christians.

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Recent global stock upturn fizzles after China rating downgrade

LONDON World stocks inched lower on Wednesday after China's sovereign credit rating was downgraded and as investors eyed a pause in Wall Street's four-day winning streak, the longest in over three months.

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As Venezuela unrest spreads, Maduro presses on with plans to rewrite charter

CARACAS Faced with mounting unrest, Venezuela's unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro vowed on Tuesday to push ahead in July with the formation of a "constituent assembly" to rewrite the constitution before regional elections in December. | Video

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New York firms offer 'Plan B' to staff ahead of summer transit woes

NEW YORK Faced with this summer's partial shutdown of a key New York transit hub due to track repairs, some employers in the largest U.S. city are scrambling to come up with "Plan B" offerings to allow their suburb-dwelling staff to avoid the largely shuttered hub.

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Trump tells Duterte of two U.S. nuclear subs in Korean waters: NYT

MANILA U.S. President Donald Trump told his Philippine counterpart that Washington has sent two nuclear submarines to waters off the Korean peninsula, the New York Times said, comments likely to raise questions about his handling of sensitive information.