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BRUSSELS/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - The European Union agreed for the first time on Tuesday to impose broad sanctions against Russian oil companies, banks and defense firms, by far the strongest international action yet over Moscow's support for reb

HOUSTON/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq scrambled to gain control of a cargo of Kurdish oil worth $100 million off the Texas coast on Tuesday after the U.S. ordered its seizure in a bid by Baghdad to halt oil sales by the autonomous region of Kurdistan.

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant and pounded dozens of other high-profile targets on Tuesday, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave. Israel

FREETOWN (Reuters) - The doctor leading Sierra Leone's fight against the worst Ebola outbreak on record died from the virus on Tuesday, the country's chief medical officer said.

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's top doctor fighting an outbreak of Ebola has died from the virus, the country's chief medical officer, Brima Kargbo, said on Tuesday.

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July 29 (Bloomberg) -- Steve Englander, managing director abd Global Head of G10 FX Strategy at CitiFX, says there’s a risk the Federal Open Market Committee issues a somewhat hawkish policy statement at the end of the Federal Reserve’s two-day meeting on

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July 29 (Bloomberg) -- Robert Shiller, a Nobel Prize-winning economist at Yale University, discusses the S&P Case-Shiller index of home prices. Shiller talks with Bloomberg’s Tom Keene and Michael McKee on Bloomberg Radio’s "Bloomberg Surveillanc

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July 29 (Bloomberg) -- John Angelos, executive vice president of the Baltimore Orioles, says professional baseball teams in smaller markets continue to be outspent by clubs in larger markets and they “are not at the level of parity you see in the NFL.” An

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July 29 (Bloomberg) -- Julian Emanuel, a U.S. equity and derivatives strategist with UBS in New York, says “we would be buyers” of U.S. stocks on weakness, adding that health-care and technology stocks will “outperform.” Emanuel talks with Bloomberg’s Tom

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July 29 (Bloomberg) -- James Grant, editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer newsletter, says the Federal Reserve policy of rate control amounts to price control and “is likely to fail.” Grant talks with Bloomberg’s Tom Keene and Adam Johnson on Bloomberg