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Gulf states reject U.S. recognition of Golan Heights as Israeli

17 min 53 sec ago
Four Gulf Arab states on Tuesday rejected a U.S. decision to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights, with Riyadh warning the move would hurt the peace process and affect regional stability.
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Ethiopian crash report likely to be released this week as Boeing briefs airlines

1 hour 1 min ago
A preliminary report on an Ethiopian Airlines crash will very likely be released this week, the country's transport ministry said on Tuesday, as Boeing prepares to brief more airlines on software and training updates on the 737 MAX.
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UK MPs 'finally' take control of Brexit, German conservative says

1 hour 2 min ago
German conservative lawmaker Norbert Roettgen on Tuesday welcomed British parliament's decision to vote on a range of Brexit options on Wednesday.
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UK's May would take lawmakers' Brexit proposals to Brussels: former minister

1 hour 15 min ago
A former British minister who stepped down on Monday to vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's approach to Brexit said he was confident she would present future proposals from parliament to Brussels.
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UK lawmakers who want no-deal Brexit must now back May: minister

1 hour 17 min ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal is the only way forward for lawmakers who have argued for a no-deal Brexit, health minister Matt Hancock said on Tuesday.
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Australian prosecutors seek jail for media over Pell trial coverage

1 hour 22 min ago
Australian prosecutors are seeking jail and fines for dozens of journalists and media outlets for alleged contempt of court over their coverage of Cardinal George Pell's child sex abuse trial last year, a court summons showed on Tuesday.
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Australia's One Nation party accused of seeking NRA funds

1 hour 24 min ago
Australia's nationalist One Nation party allegedly sought millions of dollars from the U.S. gun lobby and discussed weakening the country's strict gun control laws with the U.S. National Rifle Association (NRA), Al Jazeera reported.
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Israel, Hamas trade blows as Gaza tensions simmer

1 hour 42 min ago
Gaza militants fired rockets into southern Israel and Israeli aircraft carried out strikes in the Hamas-ruled territory overnight Tuesday, though the level of violence appeared to abate after Palestinians said a ceasefire had been reached.
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Bahrain regrets U.S. decision on Golan Heights: foreign ministry

1 hour 58 min ago
Bahrain said on Tuesday it regretted the U.S. decision to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights and called for the respect of international laws.
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Saudi venture fund STV says Uber deal with Careem to help Mideast ride hailing firm grow

2 hours 17 min ago
Saudi Technology Ventures (STV) said on Tuesday Uber's deal with Careem will help the Middle East ride hailing firm expand its customer base even further and continue to develop the regional economy.
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Uber buys rival Careem in $3.1 billion deal to dominate ride-hailing in Middle East

2 hours 27 min ago
Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc will spend $3.1 billion to acquire Middle East rival Careem, buying dominance in a competitive region ahead of a hotly anticipated initial public offering.
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Preliminary report on Ethiopian Airlines crash 'very likely' released this week: Transport Ministry

2 hours 37 min ago
The preliminary report on the March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash will very likely be released this week, Ethiopia's transport ministry spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday.
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Asian shares tick up as U.S. bond yields come off late-2017 lows

3 hours 7 min ago
Asian shares drifted higher on Tuesday after two days of losses as U.S. 10-year Treasury yields edged up, but the outlook remained murky as investors weighed the odds of whether the U.S. economy is in danger of slipping into recession.
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OxyContin maker Purdue agrees to settle Oklahoma opioid case: source

3 hours 48 min ago
Purdue Pharma LP has agreed to settle a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the OxyContin painkiller maker of helping fuel an opioid abuse epidemic, a person familiar with the matter said.
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Flooding woes add to trade war stress in 'Trump country' farm belt

4 hours 6 min ago
Nebraska grain farmer Ryan Ueberrhein was barely breaking even after the U.S.-China trade war pushed prices for his soybean crop to a decade low. Then the nearby Elkhorn River burst its banks as flooding swept across the U.S. farm belt.
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Exclusive: Russia, China tells U.N. they sent home over half North Korean workers in 2018

4 hours 48 min ago
Russia sent home nearly two-thirds of some 30,000 North Koreans working there during 2018 and China repatriated more than half, but did not specify a figure, according to unpublished reports by Moscow and Beijing to the United Nations Security Council.
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Saudi Arabia denounces U.S. recognition of Golan Heights as Israeli territory

March 25, 2019 - 11:46pm
Saudi Arabia denounced U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Israel's 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights, a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency said early on Tuesday.
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Shakespeare's birthplace mirrors a scepter'd isle riven by Brexit discontent

March 25, 2019 - 11:21pm
In William Shakespeare's ancient birthplace, discontent over Brexit runs even deeper than three years ago when this "scepter'd isle" shocked the world by voting to leave the European Union.
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Asian shares edge up as U.S. bond yields come off late-2017 lows

March 25, 2019 - 11:14pm
Asian shares bounced back on Tuesday after two days of losses as U.S. 10-year Treasury yields edged higher, but the outlook remained murky as investors weighed the odds of whether the U.S. economy is in danger of slipping into recession.
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Australia's One Nation sought funds from U.S. gun lobby: report

March 25, 2019 - 11:01pm
Australia's nationalist One Nation party allegedly sought millions of dollars from the U.S. gun lobby and discussed weakening the country's strict gun control laws with the U.S. National Rifle Association (NRA), Al Jazeera reported.
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