An Iranian scientist long suspected by the West of masterminding a secret nuclear bomb program was killed in an ambush near Tehran that could provoke confrontation between Iran and its foes in the last weeks of Donald Trump's presidency.
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Mnuchin asks Republican senators to trust in future Treasury, Fed actions
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin wrote in a letter to Senate Banking Committee Republicans on Friday that he hopes they will continue to show trust in the Treasury and Federal Reserve to manage coronavirus relief programs.
Explainer: Can Trump pardon his associates — or himself?
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, kicking off what is expected to be a string of pardons during the final weeks of the Trump administration.
Brexit goes down to the wire: EU and UK say big differences remain
The European Union and Britain said on Friday there were still substantial differences over a Brexit trade deal as the EU chief negotiator prepared to travel to London in a last-ditch attempt to avoid a tumultuous finale to the five-year Brexit crisis.
Ethiopian forces capture town, move toward Tigrayan capital, senior armed forces officer says
ADDIS ABABA/NAIROBI (Reuters) -The Ethiopian military has seized control of the town of Wikro, 50 km (30 miles) north of the Tigrayan capital, a senior official said on Friday, a day after the government said it was beginning the "final phase" of an offensive in the northern region.
U.S. agency opens probe into 115,000 Tesla vehicles over suspension issue
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Friday said it had opened an investigation into around 115,0000 Tesla vehicles over a front suspension safety issue.
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