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Exclusive: Brookfield Property submits new offer for mall owner GGP - sources
(Reuters) - Commercial real estate company Brookfield Property Partners LP
has submitted a new offer to take over GGP Inc , one of the largest owners and operators of U.S. shopping centers, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
UK trade minister optimistic about resolution over U.S. tariffs
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Britain has made its disappointment with U.S. import tariffs on metals known and is optimistic about a resolution, UK trade minister Liam Fox said on Friday.
Mexican election front-runner offers referendums, could end term early
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday he will hold a referendum on his performance every two years if he wins election in July, and would cut his six-year term short if he loses the consultation.
Canada's De Grasse pulls out of Commonwealth Games
(Reuters) - Canadian triple Olympic sprint medalist Andre De Grasse has withdrawn from next month's Commonwealth Games to concentrate on his fitness for the outdoor season, he said on Friday.
Trump's back-to-back visitors unlikely to solve Gulf dispute
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi, Emirati and Qatari leaders will beat a path to U.S. President Donald Trump's door in the next few weeks for back-to-back visits that are unlikely to solve a long-running dispute among America's Gulf allies.
Civilians flee as two big Syria battles enter decisive phases
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Thousands of civilians were fleeing from besieged enclaves at opposite ends of Syria on Friday as two major battles in the multi-sided war entered decisive phases, with hundreds of thousands of people trapped in the path of both assaults.
U.S. seeks 'real action' from Pakistan on militant groups
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has not yet seen Pakistan take significant steps to clamp down on the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani network militant groups, a senior U.S. administration official said on Friday.
Brazil's top prosecutor tracking investigation of councilwoman's killing
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's top federal prosecutor said on Friday she would not hesitate to demand federal authorities take control of an investigation of the murder of a Rio de Janeiro city councilwoman if it appears local police were not aggressively pursuing the case.
Caterpillar's latest restructuring move could cut 880 jobs
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc
will close two facilities in Texas and Panama and is also considering shutting its engine manufacturing plant in Illinois as part of a strategy to boost profitability and better handle business cycles, but the move could cut 880 jobs.
Trump negotiating with several countries over tariffs: White House
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is negotiating with a number of countries over the possibility of providing exemptions to new U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, the White House said on Friday.
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