Boeing 737 MAX forced to make emergency landing

Boeing 737 MAX forced to make emergency landing

One day before the Federal Aviation Administration gets ready to inform lawmakers of plans to overhaul safety oversight, a Boeing 737 MAX was forced to make an emergency landing due to an engine-related problem. Conway G.
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Bank shares lead Wall Street higher

Bank shares lead Wall Street higher

U.S. stocks gained on Tuesday, with financials snapping a five-day losing streak as Treasury yields stabilized above 15-month lows.
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Financial tips for Millennials

Financial tips for Millennials

Payne Capital Management financial advisor Courtney Dominguez discusses the markets and doles out advice for young investors in an interview with Reuters' Fred Katayama.
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Cameroon offers cash and training for new farmers

Cameroon offers cash and training for new farmers

Young people in Cameroon are being offered free training and a $200 grant to take up a career in agriculture. For some, it's already paying dividends.
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Democrats "expect" full Mueller report by April 2

Democrats "expect" full Mueller report by April 2

A fight is brewing between Democrats and Republicans over the public release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. Nathan Frandino has more.
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Mozambique braces for cholera after cyclone

Mozambique braces for cholera after cyclone

Large crowds of people waited for treatment at medical centres in the central districts of the Mozambique city of Beira on Tuesday as government made preparations for a cholera outbreak that it says is inevitable amid the devastation left by Cyclone
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Stocks can still gain before recession hits

Stocks can still gain before recession hits

The S&P 500 tends to do quite well until just before the start of a recession, says Ladenburg Thalmann's Jaime Desmond in an interview with Reuters' Fred Katayama.
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Activists battle Bed Bath & Beyond

Activists battle Bed Bath & Beyond

A trio of activist investors seeks to oust the board of Bed Bath & Beyond and its long-time CEO. As Fred Katayama reports, the beleaguered retailer's shares skyrocketed on the news.
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Pope refuses worshippers from kissing his ring

Pope refuses worshippers from kissing his ring

Pope Francis prefered a handshake and repeatedly withdrew his hand as worshipers bowed & tried to kiss the ring on it.
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EU lawmakers back copyright reforms targeting Google, Facebook

EU lawmakers back copyright reforms targeting Google, Facebook

EU lawmakers have endorsed an overhaul of the bloc's two-decade old copyright rules, which will force Google and Facebook to pay publishers for use of news snippets and make them filter out protected content.
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Migrants in Libya face horrific sexual violence

Migrants in Libya face horrific sexual violence

Refugees and migrants trying to reach Italy through Libya are victims of widespread and horrific sexual violence, according to a study by the Women's Refugee Commission.
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Thousands rally in Yemen to mark four years of war

Thousands rally in Yemen to mark four years of war

Thousands of Yemenis rallied in the capital Sanaa on Tuesday to mark the fourth anniversary of a war that has killed tens of thousands of people and pushed the country to the verge of starvation. Saskia O'Donoghue reports
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OxyContin maker reaches $270 million settlement

OxyContin maker reaches $270 million settlement

Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, reached a $270 million settlement to resolve a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the company of helping fuel an opioid abuse epidemic.
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Oil rises to $68 as supply cuts outweigh economic worry

Oil rises to $68 as supply cuts outweigh economic worry

Oil rose to around $68 a barrel on Tuesday as OPEC supply cuts and expectations of lower U.S. inventories outweighed concern about weaker demand due to an economic slowdown.
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Suit unsuitable: NASA nixes first all-women spacewalk

Suit unsuitable: NASA nixes first all-women spacewalk

What should have been a giant leap for womankind has turned into a stumble on the path to equality after U.S. space agency NASA cancelled the first all-female spacewalk due to a lack of a spacesuit in the right size.
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Midwest farmers struggle amid floods, trade war

Midwest farmers struggle amid floods, trade war

Frustration and fear are building across the flood-hit U.S. farm country, as many farmers are forced to deal with devastated land, crops, equipment and livestock as they struggle with the financial hardship caused by a U.S.-China trade war.
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Uncertainty reigns as McGregor retires amid comeback talks

Uncertainty reigns as McGregor retires amid comeback talks

Conor McGregor’s announcement that he is to retire from mixed martial arts (MMA) sent shockwaves around the sporting world on Tuesday, but in a sport that seldom plays by normal rules it could mean his comeback is closer than ever.
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Newtown father dies in apparent suicide

Newtown father dies in apparent suicide

Police say the father of one of the children killed in the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School was found dead of an apparent suicide on Monday.
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Sites of destruction in Gaza following overnight Israeli raids

Sites of destruction in Gaza following overnight Israeli raids

Cross-border fighting between Israel and Hamas have abated but tensions remain high as Israeli forces massed along Gaza frontier.
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Uber buys Middle East rival Careem for $3.1bln

Uber buys Middle East rival Careem for $3.1bln

Uber is buying Middle East rival Careem for $3.1bln, giving the ride hailing app a much needed win after it was forced to divest several units due to heavy losses.
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Samsung Elec flags earnings miss as chip prices slide

Samsung Elec flags earnings miss as chip prices slide

In an unprecedented statement ahead of its earnings guidance, Samsung says first-quarter profit will likely miss market expectations due to falls in chip prices and slowing demand for display panels.
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Scores rescued and aid delivered to Mozambique cyclone survivors

Scores rescued and aid delivered to Mozambique cyclone survivors

Disaster relief groups rescued hundreds trapped in floodwaters without water and food in Buzi and Beira in Mozambique a week after it was battered by cyclone Idai.
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Israel ramps up border security amid Gaza clashes

Israel ramps up border security amid Gaza clashes

Israel has deployed tanks and extra troops along its border with Gaza after a day and night of intense fighting, triggered by a rocket strike north of Tel Aviv on Monday morning. Gracie Jerome reports
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Apple's losing a smartphone turf war in China

Apple's losing a smartphone turf war in China

Domestic brands in China are wooing consumers with top-notch hardware and innovative features as they move upmarket in the $500-$800 price range. The result: a loss of share in a key segment for Apple Inc and fresh price cuts for iPhones by Chinese r
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Airbus wins China order for 300 jets as Xi visits France

Airbus wins China order for 300 jets as Xi visits France

Airbus has signed a deal worth tens of billions of dollars to sell 300 aircraft to China, coinciding with a visit to Europe by Chinese President Xi Jinping and matching a China record held by U.S. rival Boeing.
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UK lawmakers seize Brexit control for a day

UK lawmakers seize Brexit control for a day

British lawmakers voted to take control of the parliamentary agenda for a day, in a highly unusual bid to find a way through the Brexit impasse.
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Brexit is a tragedy for Shakespeare's hometown

Brexit is a tragedy for Shakespeare's hometown

Three years after the UK voted to leave the EU, and just a matter of days before it was supposed to officially happen, discontent runs deep in Shakespeare's birthplace - on both sides of the divide.
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Trump suggests counter probe after Mueller report

Trump suggests counter probe after Mueller report

President Donald Trump, cleared by Special Counsel Robert Mueller of conspiring with Russia in the 2016 U.S. election, vented his anger on Monday at the inquiry and vowed investigations into unnamed political enemies who did "evil" and "treasonous th
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Apple launches TV, credit card and gaming service

Apple launches TV, credit card and gaming service

In a bid to offset slowing sales of hardware devices like its blockbuster iPhone, Apple unveiled a series of services in a star-studded event, ranging from original video content to a credit card to a monthly gaming subscription. Conway G.
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Economic worries weigh on Wall Street

Economic worries weigh on Wall Street

The S&P 500 dipped Monday after a choppy session. As Fred Katayama reports, Apple shares fell, and worries about a global economic slowdown lingered.
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Michael Avenatti arrested in Nike extortion scam

Michael Avenatti arrested in Nike extortion scam

Attorney Michael Avenatti was charged with extorting more than $20 million from Nike, federal prosecutors said. Chris Dignam has more.
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Russian jets in Caracas? No good, says U.S.

Russian jets in Caracas? No good, says U.S.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told his Russian counterpart on Monday Washington would “not stand idly by” while Russia throws its weight behind Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, after two Russian air force planes with scores of troops report
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Israeli military begins striking Hamas in Gaza

Israeli military begins striking Hamas in Gaza

The Israeli military said on Monday it had begun carrying out strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, hours after a Palestinian rocket hit a house near Tel Aviv. Saskia O'Donoghue reports
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Netanyahu looks for boost as Trump signs Golan Heights decree

Netanyahu looks for boost as Trump signs Golan Heights decree

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday recognized the Golan Heights as Israeli territory in an election boost for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who's facing a fierce challenge in upcoming elections.
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AT&T, Viacom avert blackout

AT&T, Viacom avert blackout

Viacom renewed its carraige contract with AT&T. As Fred Katayama reports, AT&T's DirecTV subscribers were able to avoid a blackout of Viacom programming on channels like MTV and Nickeodon.
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Cheating charges and confusion over Thai election

Cheating charges and confusion over Thai election

Thailand's first general election since a military coup five years ago was thrown into disarray on Monday as two opposition parties alleged cheating and the election commission said it could be weeks until the make-up of parliament becomes clear.
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Surprise rise in German business morale dispels recession fears

Surprise rise in German business morale dispels recession fears

German business morale improved unexpectedly in March after six consecutive drops, a survey showed on Monday, suggesting that Europe's largest economy is likely to pick up in the coming months after it narrowly avoided a recession last year.
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Autonomy founder Lynch set for $5 bln Hewlett-Packard court showdown

Autonomy founder Lynch set for $5 bln Hewlett-Packard court showdown

HP is suing Autonomy founder Lynch, once hailed as Britain’s answer to Bill Gates, along with his former finance chief Sushovan Hussain for $5 billion after the 2011 deal went disastrously wrong for the Silicon Valley group. Ciara Lee reports
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Mozambicans wait for aid, 10 days after cyclone

Mozambicans wait for aid, 10 days after cyclone

Villages in central Mozambique are still waiting to receive aid, ten days after Cyclone Idai hit. 128,000 people are now living in makeshift camps, and health officials say the spread of diseases like cholera are inevitable. Gracie Jerome reports
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Ethiopian Airlines backs Boeing despite disaster

Ethiopian Airlines backs Boeing despite disaster

Boeing will brief more than 200 global airline pilots, technical experts and regulators this week on software and training updates for its 737 MAX aircraft, as Ethiopian Airlines expressed confidence in the planemaker despite a recent crash.
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Stocks sink on 'amber warning' for growth

Stocks sink on 'amber warning' for growth

Global equities sank Monday after what some analysts called an 'amber warning' for growth.
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Second Parkland student dies from apparent suicide

Second Parkland student dies from apparent suicide

A student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida has died in "an apparent suicide," police said on Sunday, less than a week after a 19-year-old survivor of the 2018 massacre at the school took her own life.
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Uber set to announce $3 bln deal with Careem?

Uber set to announce $3 bln deal with Careem?

Uber is set to offer over $3 billion to buy Dubai-based rival Careem Networks FZ, two sources familiar with the deal have told Reuters. Ciara Lee reports
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Time's up, Theresa? PM urged to set her own exit date to get Brexit deal

Time's up, Theresa? PM urged to set her own exit date to get Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure on Monday to give a date for leaving office as the price to bring Brexit-supporting rebel lawmakers in her party behind her twice-defeated European Union divorce treaty.
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Aztec war sacrifices found in Mexico may point to elusive royal tomb

Aztec war sacrifices found in Mexico may point to elusive royal tomb

A trove of Aztec sacrifices including a richly-adorned jaguar dressed as a warrior and recently discovered in downtown Mexico City could lead archaeologists to the most tantalizing find yet: an Aztec emperor's tomb.
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Explainer: Why an obstruction case against Trump was so difficult

Explainer: Why an obstruction case against Trump was so difficult

U.S. Attorney General William Barr's conclusion that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice, revealed publicly on Sunday in a letter to lawmakers, reflects inherent difficulties in proving such an obstruction case, legal experts said.
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Israel reports Gaza rocket strike on home near Tel Aviv

Israel reports Gaza rocket strike on home near Tel Aviv

Seven people are being treated in hospital in Israel, after a suspected rocket attack from the Gaza Strip hit their home north of Tel Aviv.
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Nervous week ahead for UK; U.S. China trade talks resume

Nervous week ahead for UK; U.S. China trade talks resume

Britain readies for another 'meaningful' Brexit vote, Apple gets TV-ready, and hopes rise for China and the US to make peace in their trade war. Francis Maguire previews the week ahead.
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