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Russia's Lavrov plans to meet Bolton in Moscow: RIA
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov plans to meet U.S. national security adviser John Bolton when he visits Moscow, RIA news agency reported on Friday.
Former WPP boss Sorrell denies prostitute allegation
CANNES, France (Reuters) - Former WPP
boss Martin Sorrell denied on Friday that he had visited a prostitute and paid using company money when pressed on a stage in front of hundreds of people about why he had left the advertising giant he founded.
Satellite operator Echostar unveils stake in bid target Inmarsat
LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in British satellite operator Inmarsat
leapt on Friday after its U.S. suitor EchoStar disclosed stakes in the London-listed company's equity and debt.
Death, disputes and disgrace, but the TV show must go on
LOS ANGELES, June 22 (Reuters) - Charlie Sheen's "Two and a Half Men" character was run over by a bus and got a full-scale funeral. "Glee" actor Corey Monteith died in real life and had a tribute episode. "House of Cards" will return minus scandal-tainted Kevin Spacey, with his screen wife taking center stage.
UPDATE 2-Antigua "losing all hope" of U.S. payout in gambling dispute
GENEVA, June 22 (Reuters) - Antigua and Barbuda is "losing all hope" of a financial settlement in a long-running dispute with the United States and it may ask the head of the World Trade Organization to mediate, Antiguan ambassador Ronald Sanders told the WTO on Friday.
China's Hainan says will partly lift 'Great Firewall' to lure foreign tourists
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's southern province of Hainan will offer foreigners unrestricted internet access to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube as part of new incentives to boost tourism.
Wall St Week Ahead-Supercharged telecom sector could become investor favorite
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Antigua 'losing all hope' of U.S. payout in gambling dispute
GENEVA (Reuters) - Antigua and Barbuda is "losing all hope" of a financial settlement in a long-running dispute with the United States and it may ask the head of the World Trade Organization to mediate, Antiguan ambassador Ronald Sanders told the WTO on Friday.
Casino and L'Oreal team up to launch new beauty stores
PARIS (Reuters) - French supermarket chain Casino
and cosmetics group L'Oreal are launching new beauty stores in Paris this weekend, the latest effort by brick and mortar retailers to retain customers in the face of online competition.
UPDATE 3-Chinese media says US has 'delusions' as impact of trade war spreads
BEIJING/SHANGHAI, June 22 (Reuters) - U.S. protectionism is self-defeating and a "symptom of paranoid delusions" that must not distract China from its path to modernisation, Chinese media said on Friday as Beijing kept up with its war of words with Washington while markets wilted.
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