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UPDATE 5-Israeli troops kill four more Palestinians in border protest
GAZA, April 20 (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians on the Gaza-Israel border on Friday, bringing to 35 the death toll in recent weeks among Palestinian protesters demanding the right to return to their former homeland.
Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 3 PM ET on Friday, Apr. 20
Apr. 20 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 3 PM ET on Friday:
EU mulls rules to strengthen protection of whistleblowers
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Whistleblowers may be given greater protection from reprisals when exposing fraud, tax evasion, data breaches and other misdeeds, under new rules proposed by the European Commission.
Natalie Portman snubs Israeli award ceremony over "distressing" events
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman has refused to attend a ceremony in Israel to accept a million-dollar prize because of "distressing" events in the country, the organizers said, announcing the prize-giving had been canceled.
UPDATE 2-Natalie Portman snubs Israeli award ceremony over "distressing" events
JERUSALEM, April 20 (Reuters) - Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman has refused to attend a ceremony in Israel to accept a million-dollar prize because of "distressing" events in the country, the organizers said, announcing the prize-giving had been canceled.
Springsteen's 'Born to Run' lyrics could fetch $300,000 at auction
April 20 (Reuters) - Bruce Springsteen's early, handwritten manuscript to "Born to Run," the rocker's 1975 star-making hit, is expected to fetch between $200,000 and $300,000 when it goes up for auction in June, Sotheby's said on Friday.
CP Rail talks stagnate as strike deadline looms: union
MONTREAL/VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Canada's biggest rail union said no progress had been made in negotiations on Friday with Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd
to reach a deal before a Saturday deadline as worries about a potential strike weighed on the country's crude oil prices.
ECB asks Deutsche Bank to clarify mistaken $34 billion transfer: report
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank has asked for clarification from Deutsche Bank
about a 28 billion euro ($34 billion) mistaken transfer that the German lender made in March, a German newspaper reported on Friday.
Lawmakers propose giving top NY prosecutor power to bypass Trump pardons
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state lawmakers on Friday introduced legislation to give the state's attorney general and other local prosecutors the power to bring criminal charges against people pardoned by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Putin congratulates Cuba's new president on his election - Kremlin
MOSCOW, April 20 (Reuters) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin, spoke with Cuba's new President Miguel Diaz-Canel and ex-president Raul Castro over the phone on Friday, the Kremlin said on its website.
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