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U.S. House Speaker Ryan says NATO is indispensable

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday NATO is indispensable, but President Donald Trump was right to point out that Germany and other allies need to stick to their commitment to increase spending on defense. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan speaks with reporters …

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Mexican president-elect outlines legislative priorities

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s president-elect, leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, on Wednesday sketched out his legislative priorities for the next government, including measures to end presidential immunity and curb compensation for high-earning public sector officials. Mexico’s President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador arrives for a meeting with new members of …

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Water pressure may be lowered at night next week

Consideration is being given to lowering water pressure at night time from next week in an attempt to manage water supplies. Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy said there was a risk of water shortages in September, unless there was significant rainfall soon. He told RTÉ News that …

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Croatia rallies past England to reach World Cup final

Mario Mandzukic wheels away after scoring the winning goal in Wednesday’s semifinal between Croatia and England.  (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis) Mario Mandzukic scored in the 109th minute of extra time Wednesday to send Croatia past England and into Sunday’s World Cup final against France with a 2-1 victory. England, who were …

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