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UPDATE 2-Czech election winner Babis calls minority government `unrealistic'
LANY, Czech Republic, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Czech billionaire Andrej Babis, the runaway winner of last weekend's parliamentary election, said on Monday he wanted to form a governing coalition with a stable partner, and a minority government was an unrealistic plan.
Wall Street pares gains after GE tumbles, Treasury prices rise
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks on Monday pared gains in late-afternoon trading after losses in General Electric weighed on Wall Street indexes, while U.S. Treasury prices rose in light volume.
UPDATE 2-Germany's coalition-seeking Greens and liberals find common ground on tax
BERLIN, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The two parties that are in talks to join German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in government inched closer together in one of the most bitterly contested policy areas on Monday, brightening prospects for a coalition.
FACTBOX-Amazon's second headquarters project attracts 238 bids
Oct 23 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's $5 billion
Judge to decide Trump impact in U.S. Army deserter Bergdahl's case
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) - A military judge will weigh whether President Donald Trump's critical statements about U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl have hurt the soldier's chances of getting fair treatment in the desertion case that could send him to prison for life.
U.S. regulators approve fix for 38,000 VW 3.0-liter diesel SUVs
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and California regulators have approved a fix for about 38,000 Volkswagen AG
3.0-liter vehicles with potential excess emissions, a decision that could save the automaker more than $1 billion, according to a letter made public on Monday.
Tillerson arrives in Iraq after rebuke from Baghdad over paramilitaries
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived on Monday in Iraq, hours after the government rebuked him for calling on it to send home Iranian-backed paramilitary units that helped defeat Islamic State and capture the Kurdish-held city of Kirkuk.
U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson makes unannounced visit to Baghdad
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Monday, meeting Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi hours after his office accused Tillerson of interfering in Iraqi affairs.
REUTERS SUMMIT-Canada worried about infrastructure hacks -intelligence official
TORONTO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The Canadian government is "really worried" about cyber attacks that have targeted critical infrastructure and it has helped companies improve defenses without disclosing hacks to the public, a senior intelligence official said on Monday.
U.S. jury finds ex-HSBC executive guilty of fraud in $3.5 billion currency trade
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. jury on Monday found a former HSBC Holdings Plc
executive guilty of defrauding Cairn Energy Plc in a $3.5 billion currency trade in 2011.
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