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Britain to leave EU market as May sets 'hard Brexit' course

LONDON Britain will quit the EU single market when it leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday in a decisive speech that set a course for a clean break with the world's largest trading bloc. | Video

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U.S. carries out strikes near Syria's al-Bab after Turkish criticism

WASHINGTON The U.S. military said on Tuesday it carried out air strikes in Syria against Islamic State targets of interest to both Washington and Ankara near the town of al-Bab, following Turkish criticism of insufficient U.S. support for its ground offensive.

Syria 5:52pm EST

Exclusive: Canadian energy firms at bigger risk from cyber, bomb attacks - spy agency

CALGARY, Alberta Canada's main spy agency last year warned energy companies about an increasing risk of cyber espionage and attacks on pipelines, oil storage and shipment facilities and power transmission towers using homemade explosives, according to a classified document seen by Reuters.

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U.S. imposes sanctions on Bosnian Serb nationalist leader Dodik

WASHINGTON The United States imposed sanctions on Bosnian Serb nationalist leader Milorad Dodik on Tuesday for actively obstructing efforts to implement the 1995 Dayton Accords that ended the more than three-year war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

5:04pm EST

Suspended MH370 search could resume in future -Australian minister

SYDNEY The Australian government said on Wednesday it was not ruling out a future underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, but added there was currently no credible new evidence to warrant it.

Australia 6:03pm EST

In LGBT 'paradise', Thai transgender activist breaks barriers to education

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thai transgender activist Nada Chaiyajit completed her undergraduate studies in August, and two months later, school officials told her 12 classmates - all men - that their graduation certificates were ready.

Thailand 8:26pm EST

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