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At least 157 dead in Zimbabwe, Mozambique as Cyclone Idai leaves trail of destruction

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 7:49am
Cyclone Idai killed at least 157 people in Zimbabwe and Mozambique as it tore across Southern Africa, officials and state media said on Monday, and vast areas of land have been flooded, roads destroyed and communications disrupted.

The United Kingdom's tortuous journey in and out of the EU

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 7:44am
The United Kingdom voted in 2016 to leave the European Union but it is still uncertain when or if that will happen.

Global stocks rise, dollar slips as traders price in accommodative Fed stance

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 7:43am
Global shares hit their highest levels in five months and the dollar dipped on Monday, as traders began to price in the likelihood of the U.S. Federal Reserve sticking to an accommodative stance at its policy meeting this week.

Volunteers fly in to wash the dead in New Zealand

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 7:21am
Kamran Nasir was in a finance lecture in Australia when a gunman slaughtered 50 people during Friday prayers at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch.

Shooting in Utrecht 'appears to be terrorist attack': NOS citing counter-terrorism agency

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 7:00am
A shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht "appears to be a terrorist attack", the head of the country's counter-terrorism agency said on Monday.

UK PM May's spokesman: Talks with DUP on Brexit deal are ongoing

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 6:57am
Negotiations with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party are ongoing on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said as ministers seek to secure the support they need to win a vote in parliament on the government's Brexit deal.

Ethiopia says crashed jet's black boxes show similarities to Lion Air disaster

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 6:54am
The crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed 157 people had "clear similarities" with October's Lion Air crash, Ethiopia said on Sunday, shown by initial analysis of the black boxes recovered from the wreckage of the March 10 disaster.

Germany's Bsirske 'more than skeptical' on Deutsche/Commerzbank merger

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 6:49am
Frank Bsirske, chief of the Verdi labor union and a supervisory board member at Deutsche Bank, is "more than skeptical" about the prospect of a merger of that bank with Commerzbank, he said on Monday.

Deutsche, Commerzbank talks private commercial decision: SPD leader

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 6:47am
Merger talks between Deutsche Bank and its smaller rival Commerzbank are a private commercial decision, the leader of the German center-right SPD party, Andrea Nahles, said on Monday.

Trump wants GM CEO 'to do something quickly' to reopen Ohio plant

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 8:35pm
President Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday that he urged General Motors Co's chief executive to "do something quickly" to reopen the company's Lordstown, Ohio, plant that was idled more than a week ago.

New Zealand PM Ardern targets gun reform laws after weekend of mourning

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 8:16pm
Tightening New Zealand's gun laws is at the top of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's agenda as she meets with her cabinet on Monday for the first time since the mass shooting in Christchurch that killed dozens of Muslim worshippers.

Australian family of suspected New Zealand mosque gunman devastated for victims

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 8:16pm
A grandmother of the Australian man suspected of killing 50 people in two New Zealand mosques said she was "just devastated" for the dead and injured.

Australian police search homes near mosque suspect's hometown

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 8:15pm
Australian police have searched two homes in towns on the New South Wales (NSW) mid-north coast linked to the investigation into Friday's mass shootings at mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch.

Asia shares, bonds buoyed as Fed seen dovish

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 8:01pm
Asian share markets crept ahead on Monday while bonds were in demand globally on speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve will sound decidedly dovish at its policy meeting this week.

'We are the luckiest ones': survivors of Christchurch killings

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 6:42pm
As a heavily-armed man entered Christchurch's al Noor mosque and began gunning down worshippers, Sardar Faisal happened to be in the bathroom, Sheikh Fahad ran and Amir Daud was just pulling up with his wife in their car, moments late for Friday prayers.

Exclusive: Eldorado Resorts, Caesars explore merger - sources

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 6:07pm
U.S. casino operators Eldorado Resorts Inc and Caesars Entertainment Corp are in the early stages of exploring a merger, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

Boeing says finalizing software upgrade, revising pilot training for 737 Max

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 5:56pm
Boeing Co said on Sunday it was finalizing the development of a software upgrade and a revision of pilot training for its 737 MAX, the plane that has suffered two fatal crashes in the last five months.

Trump stance on Muslims, Fox host in spotlight after mosque shootings

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 5:17pm
President Donald Trump on Sunday championed a Fox News personality who made anti-Muslim remarks as his White House rejected any attempt to link the U.S. leader to a shooter who killed 50 people in two New Zealand mosques.

Britain offers assistance to New Zealand after mosque shootings

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 5:08pm
Britain will provide any assistance needed to New Zealand following Friday's shootings at two New Zealand mosques that killed 50 people, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday during a call with her New Zealand counterpart, Jacinda Ardern.

More flooding expected for devastated U.S. plains states

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 4:28pm
There was no let up in sight for devastating floods across the U.S. Central Plains states that have already killed two people, torn apart homes and businesses and cut off small towns, forecasters said on Sunday.