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EU and Mercosur "very close" to reaching an accord, says top European official


The European Union and Mercosur are close to concluding a free trade accord after decades of fitful talks, an EU official said. “We’re that close to having a new association and trade agreement between EU and Mercosur,” European Commissioner for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness Jyrki Katainen said, holding his index finger and thumb just slightly apart.

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Papua New Guinea authorities are urging asylum seekers who remain there to leave, Australia confirms.
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US and Japanese ships and aircraft were searching in the Philippine Sea today for three sailors missing since a US Navy aircraft crashed a day earlier.
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The discovery suggests that skin samples might be used to improve detection of the disorder, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, which now is usually diagnosed with much more difficult procedures, such as bra
Uber on Tuesday said that it had paid hackers $100,000 to destroy data on more than 57 million customers and drivers

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