Juncker says Scotland has won right to be heard in Brussels - Bloomberg Jun 29, 2016 08:24AM

Juncker says Scotland has won right to be heard in Brussels - Bloomberg

Iraqi forces say press towards key air base south of Mosul Jun 29, 2016 06:15AM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's military said it advanced through northern villages held by Islamic State on Wednesday, on its way to an airfield which could serve as the staging ground for a future offensive on Mosul, the biggest city held by the militants.

Army and counter-terrorism forces recaptured Telol al-Baj, about 260 km (160 miles) north of Baghdad on the main north-south road on Tuesday, a senior commander participating in the offensive told Reuters.

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Pre-open market-options summary Jun 29, 2016 04:49AM

Globex S&P futures are recently up 7.25 from previous day’s SPX. Nikkei 225 up 1.5%, Hang Seng up 1.2%, DAX up 1.3%. WTI Crude oil is recently at $48.35, natural gas down 0.4%, gold at $1323 an ounce, copper up 0.05%.

California gets go-ahead to vote on legalization of marijuana Jun 28, 2016 11:04PM

(Reuters) - Californians are set to decide whether to make recreational marijuana use legal, as other Western states have done, after the California Secretary of State's office said on Tuesday the issue could be put to voters in the November ballot.

The proposed so-called "Adult Use of Marijuana Act," which is supported by Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom among others, would allow people aged 21 and older to possess as much as an ounce of marijuana for... (continue reading...)

Woman injured, gunman dead in downtown Denver shooting Jun 28, 2016 05:30PM

(Reuters) - A woman was critically injured in a shooting inside a downtown Denver office building on Tuesday and police said the suspected gunman was pronounced dead at the scene with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Denver Police spokesman Doug Schepman told reporters at a news conference that the woman was shot multiple times around 2:45 p.m. local time (2045 GMT) and was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

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