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Pound plunges as UK ministers quit over Brexit deal

Pound plunges as UK ministers quit over Brexit dealThe pound plunged against the dollar and euro Thursday after ministers, including Britain’s Brexit secretary Dominic Raab, quit in protest against a draft deal to exit the EU. The latest market gyrations came as the nation’s business sector gave a lukewarm verdict to the proposed agreement, and amid worries that British Prime Minister Theresa May could soon face a no-confidence vote. London’s FTSE 100 index of major companies meanwhile dipped 0.1 percent to 7,026.17 points.



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Jihadists fail to quit Syria buffer, throwing deal into doubt

Jihadists fail to quit Syria buffer, throwing deal into doubtJihadists in Syria’s Idlib failed to meet a Monday deadline to leave a planned buffer zone ringing the country’s last rebel bastion, casting fresh doubt over a deal to avert bloodshed. A Russian-Turkish truce agreement reached nearly a month ago for the northwestern region gave “radical fighters” until October 15 to leave a proposed demilitarised area between government and opposition forces. The accord was a last-ditch effort to stave off a regime onslaught on Idlib, the largest rebel stronghold left in war-ravaged Syria and home to around three million people.



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Nobel peace prize winner calls on Congolese government to quit

Nobel peace prize winner calls on Congolese government to quitThe Congolese doctor named the joint winner of this year’s Nobel peace prize has called on the Congolese government to leave power, describing the polls scheduled for December as a “parody of an election”. Dr Denis Mukwege, who was in surgery when he heard that he had won the prize for his treatment of 50,000 survivors of sexual violence, has been an outspoken critic of the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Joseph Kabila, and his government.



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Tesla shares reel as executives quit and CEO smokes pot on webcast

Tesla shares reel as executives quit and CEO smokes pot on webcastShares of the electric carmaker tumbled more than 6 percent on Friday to $ 263.24, with investors on edge after a tumultuous August during which Musk proposed and then abruptly pulled the plug on a go-private deal. Chief Accounting Officer Dave Morton resigned after just one month in the job because of discomfort with the attention on the company and pace of work during that time, Tesla said in a filing on Friday. Later on Friday, Tesla named a new president of automotive operations, promoting eight-year Tesla employee and former Daimler truck exec Jerome Guillen into the role overseeing all automotive operations and reporting to Musk.



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Historians Quit UVA Think Tank After School's Hiring Of Ex-Trump Aide Marc Short

Historians Quit UVA Think Tank After School's Hiring Of Ex-Trump Aide Marc ShortTwo distinguished historians at the University of Virginia have resigned from



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Historians Quit UVA Think Tank After School's Hiring Of Ex-Trump Aide Marc Short

Historians Quit UVA Think Tank After School's Hiring Of Ex-Trump Aide Marc ShortTwo distinguished historians at the University of Virginia have resigned from



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Teacher Says He Was Forced To Quit Over School's Transgender Student Policy

Teacher Says He Was Forced To Quit Over School's Transgender Student PolicyAn Indiana teacher says he was forced to resign after he refused to comply



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All Chilean bishops quit over child abuse scandal

All Chilean bishops quit over child abuse scandalThirty-four Chilean bishops announced their resignation Friday over a child sex abuse scandal within the Church in Chile that has come to haunt the reign of Pope Francis. “We, all the bishops present in Rome, have tendered our resignation to the Holy Father so that he may decide freely for each of us,” the bishops said in a statement after three days of intense meetings with Francis at the Vatican. “We want to ask forgiveness for the pain caused to the victims, to the Pope, to God’s people and to our country for the serious errors and omissions we have committed,” the statement continued.



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Germany's BDI laments U.S. decision to quit Iran nuclear deal

Germany's BDI laments U.S. decision to quit Iran nuclear dealGermany’s BDI industry association on Tuesday said it deeply regretted the U.S. decision to pull out of the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran after the long and difficult negotiations required to conclude the deal with Tehran. The industry group said it was now important for the European Union, together with Russia and China, to send a clear signal about their continued commitment to the agreement. “This is about maintaining credibility in foreign, security and economic policy,” the group’s president, Dieter Kempf said.



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Donald Trump Demands Democratic Senator Quit In Saturday Morning Twitter Rant

Donald Trump Demands Democratic Senator Quit In Saturday Morning Twitter RantPresident Donald Trump kickstarted his weekend by launching a blistering



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