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  • Ethiopian Airlines defends its Boeing planes after deadly crash
    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 06:15:57 -0400

    The chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines has rejected media reports that optional equipment for Boeing 737 MAX planes was critical for safety aboard a flight that crashed this month.

  • China refuses to concede on U.S. demands to ease curbs on tech firms: FT
    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 01:43:04 -0400

    Ahead of fresh high-level trade talks this week, China is not conceding to U.S. demands to ease curbs on technology companies, the Financial Times reported on Sunday, citing three people briefed on the discussions.

  • U.S. airlines visit Boeing as FAA awaits 737 MAX upgrades
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 19:45:42 -0400

    Teams from the three U.S. airlines that own 737 MAX jets headed to Boeing Co's factory in Renton, Washington, to review a software upgrade on Saturday, as U.S. regulators prepared to receive and review the fixes in coming weeks.

  • Turkish watchdogs to probe JP Morgan after lira plunge
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 16:30:20 -0400

    Turkey's banking watchdog said it had launched an investigation into JP Morgan and other banks over complaints it received after the lira plunged more than 4 percent and the main share index fell sharply on Friday.

  • Ex-Autonomy CEO Lynch denies new U.S. charges against him
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:46:09 -0400

    British entrepreneur Mike Lynch vigorously denies new U.S. criminal charges against him, his spokesman said on Saturday ahead of a court case over the sale of his firm Autonomy which will begin in London next week.

  • U.S.'s Lighthizer, Mnuchin to travel to China for trade talks: White House
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:09:50 -0400

    United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will travel to Beijing for the latest round of high-level trade talks scheduled to start on March 28, the White House said in a statement on Saturday.

  • Indian state open for talks with Uber rival Ola over ban
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 11:21:09 -0400

    The southern Indian state of Karnataka kept the door open on Saturday to talks with local ride-hailing service Ola to avoid a ban that could help rival Uber build market share.

  • Citi fires eight Hong Kong traders after review finds misconduct: sources
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 05:16:07 -0400

    Citigroup Inc has fired eight bankers and suspended three others from its equities trading desk in Hong Kong after an internal probe revealed misconduct in their dealings with clients, people with knowledge of the matter said.

  • Apple's Cook to China: keep opening for sake of global economy
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 02:58:36 -0400

    Apple chief executive Tim Cook nudged China on Saturday to open up and said the future would depend on global collaboration, as the United States and China remained locked in a bitter trade dispute.

  • AT&T, Viacom continue contract negotiations past deadline
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 02:11:30 -0400

    MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and other Viacom Inc channels were still available on AT&T Inc's DirecTV satellite TV service on early Saturday morning as the companies continued to hash out a new carriage contract.

  • U.S. airlines sending teams to review Boeing 737 MAX upgrade this weekend
    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:50:27 -0400

    The three U.S. airlines that own Boeing Co's 737 MAX are meeting the U.S. manufacturer this weekend to review a software upgrade for the jet that has suffered two fatal crashes in five months, officials from the airlines told Reuters.

  • Philip Morris says Canadian unit RBH granted creditor protection
    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:52:00 -0400

    Philip Morris International Inc on Friday said its Canadian unit, Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc (RBH), was granted creditor protection, following a tobacco class action ruling in Quebec this month.

  • Autonomy founder Lynch set for $5 billion Hewlett-Packard court showdown
    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:39:59 -0400

    Mike Lynch, once hailed as Britain's answer to Bill Gates, faces Hewlett-Packard (HP) in London's High Court on Monday in a multi-billion dollar showdown over the U.S. technology company's 2011 purchase of the Autonomy software business he founded.

  • Wall Street Week Ahead: Doubts increase that first quarter will be earnings low point
    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:32:42 -0400

    As Wall Street braces for what may be the first U.S. profit decline since 2016, investors say the first quarter may not mark the low point for 2019 earnings.

  • Take Five: Take it easy, central banks - World markets themes for the week ahead
    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:30:30 -0400

    Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.

  • Viacom, AT&T negotiations weigh on possible CBS tie-up: sources
    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:58:58 -0400

    Viacom Inc's bitter contract renewal talks with AT&T Inc's DirecTV that could see the blackout of MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central by midnight Friday are weighing on a possible tie-up of CBS and Viacom, sources familiar with the discussions said.

  • Image sharing website Pinterest files for IPO
    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:03:04 -0400

    Pinterest Inc, the owner of the image search website known for the food and fashion photos that its users post, filed for an initial public offering with U.S. regulators on Friday, looking to tap into a red-hot market for new stock offerings.

  • Musk's lawyers call tweet in SEC's contempt bid 'not material'
    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:00:28 -0400

    Elon Musk's lawyers said that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission failed to satisfy its heavy burden of showing that the Tesla Inc chief executive should be held in contempt, and the tweet prompting its contempt motion was both proper and "not material."

  • U.S. lawmaker seeks Boeing whistleblowers, some MAX 737 orders in jeopardy
    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:24:35 -0400

    A U.S. lawmaker on Friday urged current or former Boeing Co and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employees to come forward with any information about the certification program for the 737 MAX, which has suffered two fatal crashes in five months.

  • Allergan promises independent board chair in next leadership change
    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:19:19 -0400

    Allergan Plc plans to elect an independent board chairman, starting with the next leadership transition, the Botox maker said on Friday, as the drugmaker responds to calls from hedge fund Appaloosa LP to separate the roles of chairman and chief executive officer.

  • The making of militants in India's 'paradise on earth'
    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 06:46:52 -0400

    Kashmiri farmer Yusuf Malik learned that his son Owais, a 22-year old arts student and apple picker, had become an armed militant via a Facebook post.

  • Almost 400 people winched from stricken cruise liner off Norway
    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 06:22:32 -0400

    Rescue services had airlifted 397 people to safety from a luxury cruise liner with engine trouble off the coast of Norway by Sunday morning and began towing the vessel to a nearby port.

  • Democrat Gillibrand to deliver 2020 White House launch speech outside NY Trump hotel
    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 06:18:47 -0400

    Democratic U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will deliver a fiery first speech as an official presidential candidate in New York City on Sunday, calling U.S. President Donald Trump a "coward" at the doorstep of one of his most famous properties.

  • Thousands attend NZ vigil, rally to fight racism, remember Christchurch victims
    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 04:37:49 -0400

    Thousands gathered in New Zealand's cities on Sunday to protest racism and remember the 50 Muslims killed by a gunman in Christchurch and as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a national remembrance service to be held later this week.

  • U.S. lawmakers await details of Mueller's Russia report
    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 00:07:20 -0400

    U.S. lawmakers waited on Sunday for details of a confidential report into a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a pall over President Donald Trump's time in office and raised questions about possible collusion between the Republican's campaign and Moscow.

  • U.S. official denounces 'choreographed' visits to China's Xinjiang
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 23:09:44 -0400

    "Highly choreographed" tours to Xinjiang organized by the Chinese government are misleading and propagate false narratives about the troubled region, a U.S. official said, after China announced plans to invite European envoys to visit.

  • Wife of Venezuelan opposition leader to Maduro: 'Enough already!'
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 21:06:48 -0400

    The wife of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido had a brief message for President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday, following the arrest of her husband's chief of staff this week: "Enough already."

  • Flooding impairs drinking water treatment for Kansas City, Missouri
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 20:44:40 -0400

    Record flooding along the Missouri River has impaired treatment of drinking supplies in Kansas City, raising health risks for infants, the elderly and others with compromised immune systems, the municipal water service warned on Saturday.

  • U.S. airlines visit Boeing as FAA awaits 737 MAX upgrades
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 19:45:42 -0400

    Teams from the three U.S. airlines that own 737 MAX jets headed to Boeing Co's factory in Renton, Washington, to review a software upgrade on Saturday, as U.S. regulators prepared to receive and review the fixes in coming weeks.

  • Attorney general pores over Russia report, details may come Sunday
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 19:20:13 -0400

    U.S. Attorney General William Barr pored over a special counsel report into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Moscow, and was due to release key findings perhaps as early as Sunday.

  • Clashes mark 19th weekend of French 'yellow vest' protests
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 18:08:22 -0400

    Police fired tear gas at demonstrators in Paris and clashes broke out in other French cities on Saturday during the 19th consecutive weekend of "yellow vest" protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.

  • Turkish watchdogs to probe JP Morgan after lira plunge
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 16:30:20 -0400

    Turkey's banking watchdog said it had launched an investigation into JP Morgan and other banks over complaints it received after the lira plunged more than 4 percent and the main share index fell sharply on Friday.

  • At least 134 Fulani herders killed in central Mali's worst violence yet
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 15:59:15 -0400

    Gunmen killed at least 134 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack of recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.

  • Pakistan call for peace with India as it shows off its military might
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 15:20:38 -0400

    Pakistan wants peace with India and they should focus on health and education, the Pakistani president said on Saturday during a parade to show off its military might following a tense standoff between the nuclear-armed neighbors.

  • Islamic State 'caliphate' defeated, yet threat persists
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 14:46:08 -0400

    U.S.-backed forces proclaimed the capture of Islamic State's last territory in Syria on Saturday, eliminating its rule over a self-proclaimed "caliphate", but the jihadists remain a threat from sleeper cells around the world.

  • Hundreds of thousands march in London to demand new Brexit referendum
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:34:43 -0400

    Hundreds of thousands of people opposed to Britain's withdrawal from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum as the deepening Brexit crisis risked sinking Prime Minister Theresa May's premiership.

  • Summary of Mueller report will not come on Saturday -official
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:30:01 -0400

    U.S. Attorney General William Barr's summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether the Trump campaign colluded with Moscow will not be delivered to lawmakers on Saturday, a Justice Department official said.

  • Sporadic clashes break out in latest French 'yellow vest' protests
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 12:52:13 -0400

    Sporadic clashes broke out in Paris and other French cities on Saturday during "yellow vest" protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.

  • Venezuela's Guaido says Maduro is in his final phase
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 12:36:51 -0400

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's administration has reached its final stage and there will soon be a change in government, opposition leader Juan Guaido said, adding that his allies have spoken with high-ranking military members about changing sides.

  • Wheat fields and underpants: Brexit satire lampoons British leaders on huge march
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 12:10:05 -0400

    Thousands of anti-Brexit protesters on Saturday displayed a sometimes bizarre array of placards to lampoon British leaders and Brexit with references to everything from fields of wheat to ornithology.

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  • The making of militants in India's 'paradise on earth'
    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 06:46:52 -0400

    Kashmiri farmer Yusuf Malik learned that his son Owais, a 22-year old arts student and apple picker, had become an armed militant via a Facebook post.

  • Almost 400 people winched from stricken cruise liner off Norway
    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 06:22:32 -0400

    Rescue services had airlifted 397 people to safety from a luxury cruise liner with engine trouble off the coast of Norway by Sunday morning and began towing the vessel to a nearby port.

  • Democrat Gillibrand to deliver 2020 White House launch speech outside NY Trump hotel
    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 06:18:47 -0400

    Democratic U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will deliver a fiery first speech as an official presidential candidate in New York City on Sunday, calling U.S. President Donald Trump a "coward" at the doorstep of one of his most famous properties.

  • Thousands attend NZ vigil, rally to fight racism, remember Christchurch victims
    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 04:37:49 -0400

    Thousands gathered in New Zealand's cities on Sunday to protest racism and remember the 50 Muslims killed by a gunman in Christchurch and as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a national remembrance service to be held later this week.

  • U.S. lawmakers await details of Mueller's Russia report
    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 00:07:20 -0400

    U.S. lawmakers waited on Sunday for details of a confidential report into a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a pall over President Donald Trump's time in office and raised questions about possible collusion between the Republican's campaign and Moscow.

  • U.S. official denounces 'choreographed' visits to China's Xinjiang
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 23:09:44 -0400

    "Highly choreographed" tours to Xinjiang organized by the Chinese government are misleading and propagate false narratives about the troubled region, a U.S. official said, after China announced plans to invite European envoys to visit.

  • Wife of Venezuelan opposition leader to Maduro: 'Enough already!'
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 21:06:48 -0400

    The wife of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido had a brief message for President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday, following the arrest of her husband's chief of staff this week: "Enough already."

  • Flooding impairs drinking water treatment for Kansas City, Missouri
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 20:44:40 -0400

    Record flooding along the Missouri River has impaired treatment of drinking supplies in Kansas City, raising health risks for infants, the elderly and others with compromised immune systems, the municipal water service warned on Saturday.

  • U.S. airlines visit Boeing as FAA awaits 737 MAX upgrades
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 19:45:42 -0400

    Teams from the three U.S. airlines that own 737 MAX jets headed to Boeing Co's factory in Renton, Washington, to review a software upgrade on Saturday, as U.S. regulators prepared to receive and review the fixes in coming weeks.

  • Attorney general pores over Russia report, details may come Sunday
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 19:20:13 -0400

    U.S. Attorney General William Barr pored over a special counsel report into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Moscow, and was due to release key findings perhaps as early as Sunday.

  • Clashes mark 19th weekend of French 'yellow vest' protests
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 18:08:22 -0400

    Police fired tear gas at demonstrators in Paris and clashes broke out in other French cities on Saturday during the 19th consecutive weekend of "yellow vest" protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.

  • Turkish watchdogs to probe JP Morgan after lira plunge
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 16:30:20 -0400

    Turkey's banking watchdog said it had launched an investigation into JP Morgan and other banks over complaints it received after the lira plunged more than 4 percent and the main share index fell sharply on Friday.

  • At least 134 Fulani herders killed in central Mali's worst violence yet
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 15:59:15 -0400

    Gunmen killed at least 134 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack of recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.

  • Pakistan call for peace with India as it shows off its military might
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 15:20:38 -0400

    Pakistan wants peace with India and they should focus on health and education, the Pakistani president said on Saturday during a parade to show off its military might following a tense standoff between the nuclear-armed neighbors.

  • Islamic State 'caliphate' defeated, yet threat persists
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 14:46:08 -0400

    U.S.-backed forces proclaimed the capture of Islamic State's last territory in Syria on Saturday, eliminating its rule over a self-proclaimed "caliphate", but the jihadists remain a threat from sleeper cells around the world.

  • Hundreds of thousands march in London to demand new Brexit referendum
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:34:43 -0400

    Hundreds of thousands of people opposed to Britain's withdrawal from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum as the deepening Brexit crisis risked sinking Prime Minister Theresa May's premiership.

  • Summary of Mueller report will not come on Saturday -official
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:30:01 -0400

    U.S. Attorney General William Barr's summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether the Trump campaign colluded with Moscow will not be delivered to lawmakers on Saturday, a Justice Department official said.

  • Sporadic clashes break out in latest French 'yellow vest' protests
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 12:52:13 -0400

    Sporadic clashes broke out in Paris and other French cities on Saturday during "yellow vest" protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.

  • Venezuela's Guaido says Maduro is in his final phase
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 12:36:51 -0400

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's administration has reached its final stage and there will soon be a change in government, opposition leader Juan Guaido said, adding that his allies have spoken with high-ranking military members about changing sides.

  • Wheat fields and underpants: Brexit satire lampoons British leaders on huge march
    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 12:10:05 -0400

    Thousands of anti-Brexit protesters on Saturday displayed a sometimes bizarre array of placards to lampoon British leaders and Brexit with references to everything from fields of wheat to ornithology.