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Soccer-Future seems bright after great final at "greatest" World Cup
MOSCOW, July 16 (Reuters) - "The greatest World Cup ever" got the final it deserved when a young, exciting France team swept aside Croatia with a pulsating 4-2 victory and performances that suggested a changing of the guard at the top of the sport.
Turkey says reports of Kurdish militia withdrawal from Manbij 'exaggerated'
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Reports that Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters have completely left Syria's Manbij region are exaggerated, as their withdrawal is still underway, a source at Turkey's foreign ministry said on Monday.
Russia ready to discuss meddling allegations - RIA
MOSCOW, July 16 (Reuters) - Russia is ready to discuss with the United States allegations it interfered in U.S. elections, something it denies, RIA news agency reported on Monday ahead of a summit between the countries' presidents.
Typhoon order outlook as good as it's been for some time: BAE CEO
LONDON (Reuters) - The outlook for export orders of the Typhoon fighter jet is as good as it's been for quite some time, with demand coming from the Middle East and Europe, the boss of BAE
Mantis Vision raises $55 million in round led by Luenmei, Samsung
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli high-tech firm Mantis Vision, which provides 3D content capture and sharing technologies, said on Monday it raised $55 million in a round led by China-based Luenmei Quantum Co and Samsung Catalyst Fund.
Trump says US-Russia ties have "never been worse"
MOSCOW, July 16 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Monday that U.S.-Russian ties have never been worse.
RPT-Planemakers plot course through trade, Brexit worries to air show deals
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 16 (Reuters) - Aerospace firms are setting out wares from luxury jets to lethal drones at back-to-back British air shows this week, hoping trade tensions will not deter airlines from buying jetliners even as geopolitical uncertainty allows them to sell more weapons.
Trump says Obama did nothing about Russian election meddling
MOSCOW, July 16 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said in a Twitter post on Monday his predecessor, Barack Obama, paid little attention to FBI allegations of Russian election meddling and they were only taken seriously after he was elected.
Trump says NATO summit was 'truly great'
MOSCOW, July 16 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said in a Twitter post on Monday the NATO summit he attended last week had been a success and was inaccurately reported by much of the media.
Kremlin takes Trump to task over his gas pipeline comments: RIA
MOSCOW, July 16 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's criticism of Russia's Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline to Europe is an egregious example of unscrupulous competition and it worries Moscow, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as saying on Monday.
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