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Football 26 Jun 2019 | 4:58 AM

Everton sign Gomes on permanent deal from Barca

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Everton have signed Andre Gomes from Barcelona, both clubs said on Tuesday, after the Portugal midfielder completed a successful loan spell at the Premier League side last season.

TECH 26 Jun 2019 | 4:30 AM

US senators say social media letting algorithms ‘run wild’

A US Senate panel on June 26 questioned how major social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google unit use algorithms and artificial intelligence to serve up new content to keep users engaged.

Football 26 Jun 2019 | 3:30 AM

Copa America organisers 'satisfied' with use of VAR despite lengthy delays

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Copa America organisers CONMEBOL defended the use of video technology at the tournament after revealing VAR stoppages had averaged two minutes 26 seconds per intervention, nearly double the time taken at the 2018 World Cup.

Football 26 Jun 2019 | 3:30 AM

Real Madrid reveal plans for women's football team

MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid announced they will form a women's team for the first time after purchasing local side CD Tacon, subject to approval by club members.

World 26 Jun 2019 | 3:18 AM

Trump loses bid to halt Democratic lawsuit over foreign payments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday refused to put on hold a lawsuit by about 200 Democratic lawmakers accusing President Donald Trump of violating an anti-corruption provision of the U.S. Constitution with his private business dealings, a move that clears the way for them to seek some of his financial records.

World 26 Jun 2019 | 2:35 AM

New Pentagon chief hopes to win NATO allies' support on Iran

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he hoped to recruit support from NATO allies this week for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and "open the door to diplomacy," as he made his first trip as Pentagon chief.

World 25 Jun 2019 | 10:58 PM

Woman accused of aiding Islamic State, double-crossing U.S., faces up to life in prison

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. woman charged with working as an Islamic State recruiter under the code name "Umm Nutella," who agreed to cooperate with the prosecutors but then divulged her deal to extremists while out on bail, could be sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday.

World 25 Jun 2019 | 1:48 PM

EU will let Italy increase deficit if it helps economy - deputy PM

ROME (Reuters) - The European Union will allow Italy to increase its deficit if it helped the country's economy, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio was quoted as saying on Tuesday as Rome is facing a budget tussle with Brussels.

Football 25 Jun 2019 | 12:30 PM

Cavani pounces against Chile to give Uruguay top spot

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A late header from Edinson Cavani gave Uruguay a 1-0 win over Copa America holders Chile on Monday which saw them snatch top spot in Group C at their opponents' expense and set up a quarter-final meeting with Peru.

World 25 Jun 2019 | 3:31 AM

Brazil's Bolsonaro to meet China's Xi for first time at G20

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who criticised China last year for "buying" up his country, will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping for the first time on the sidelines of this week's G20 meeting in Japan, his office said on Monday.