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As Amazon burns, Brazil's Bolsonaro tells rest of world not to interfere

World News - 17 min 30 sec ago
Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers could be illegally setting the rainforest ablaze but told foreign powers not to interfere.
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FAA says it will invite global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests

World News - 24 min 43 sec ago
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it would invite Boeing 737 MAX pilots from across the world to participate in simulator tests as part of the process to recertify the aircraft for flight following two fatal crashes.
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Bernie Sanders proposes $16.3 trillion Green New Deal plan

World News - 34 min 21 sec ago
Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a climate change strategy on Thursday that would mobilize $16.3 trillion to help the U.S. generate 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and achieve "full decarbonization" by 2050.
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The sky never goes dark while the Amazon burns

World News - 48 min 6 sec ago
There are no lights in sight but the night sky glows a dusky yellow, for the Amazon is burning.
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Hasbro takes home Peppa Pig, PJ Masks in $4 billion eOne deal

World News - 1 hour 2 min ago
Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment One Ltd for about $4 billion (3.27 billion pounds) in cash, expanding into the lucrative infant and preschool market by gaining access to popular TV shows like Peppa Pig and PJ Masks.
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Trump drops bid to slash foreign aid after Congress objects

World News - 1 hour 7 min ago
The White House will not move forward with plans to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid, U.S. officials said on Thursday, after an outcry from Congress about what was seen as an attempt to sidestep lawmakers' authority over government spending.
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FAA says invites global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests

World News - 1 hour 9 min ago
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it has invited a cross-section of line pilots from global carriers that operate Boeing Co's 737 MAX to participate in simulator testing as part of an overall testing and validation process of new MAX procedures.
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White House mulling tax cuts but not to counter short-term weakness: adviser

World News - 1 hour 24 min ago
The Trump administration is studying tax cuts to buttress long-term U.S. economic growth that could be rolled out during the 2020 election campaign but is not looking at action to counter any perceived economic weakness now, the White House economic adviser said on Thursday.
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South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid dispute over history

World News - 1 hour 59 min ago
South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old dispute over history that has hit trade and undercut security cooperation over North Korea.
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Markets doubt Fed's ability to defend economy, spur inflation

World News - 1 hour 59 min ago
The U.S. Federal Reserve wanted to do two things when it cut rates for the first time in a decade last month: Support the economy and spark inflation expectations.
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Should I stay or should I run? Pompeo under pressure over U.S. Senate seat

World News - 2 hours 34 sec ago
Republican pressure on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to run for the U.S. Senate next year to help keep the party's majority intact is coming up against President Donald Trump's hope of keeping one of his most trusted aides in his administration.
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Exclusive: Boeing, grappling with uneven 737 supply chain, targets 52 per month in February - sources

World News - 2 hours 1 min ago
Boeing Co has told suppliers it will resume production of its best-selling 737 jets at a rate of 52 aircraft per month in February 2020, then stepping up to a record 57 jets monthly in June, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
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Overstock shares surge after CEO Patrick Byrne quits

World News - 2 hours 3 min ago
Overstock.com's stock surged 9% on Thursday after Chief Executive Officer Patrick Byrne resigned, saying distraction and fallout related to his involvement in a Federal Bureau of Investigation Russian espionage probe made it difficult for him to lead the online retailer.
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As economic warning signs flash, Trump, Democratic rivals recalibrate messages

World News - 2 hours 5 min ago
After two years touting a booming economy as his own doing, U.S. President Donald Trump is test driving a new message on the economy: Any chance of a recession is not his fault. But Democrats, who are shifting their message too, seem to be saying "not so fast."
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Facing farmer anger, Trump scrambles Cabinet to brainstorm on biofuel policy: sources

World News - 2 hours 13 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with mounting anger in the farm belt over policies that allow oil refineries to use less corn-based ethanol, summoned Cabinet members on Thursday to discuss ways to boost biofuel demand, four sources familiar with the matter said.
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YouTube finds influence campaign tied to Hong Kong protests

World News - 2 hours 24 min ago
Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Thursday that its YouTube streaming video service disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days after Twitter and Facebook said they dismantled a similar campaign originating in mainland China.
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Banks call for order in Hong Kong as jewelers warn of trade fair dud

World News - 2 hours 24 min ago
Hong Kong banks published full-page newspaper ads calling for law and order in the Chinese-ruled city and international jewelers sought the rescheduling of a huge trade fair as weeks of pro-democracy protests showed no sign of let-up on Thursday.
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Trump's message to G7 leaders this weekend: Be more like U.S.

World News - 2 hours 30 min ago
President Donald Trump will highlight U.S. economic policies under his stewardship at meetings with other G7 leaders this weekend in France and encourage allies to follow the American model to stave off problems with the global economy, officials said.
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Ukraine, EU oppose Trump's suggestion of readmitting Russia to G7

World News - 2 hours 30 min ago
Ukraine's president backed leading European powers on Thursday in opposing the readmission of Russia to the Group of Seven advanced economies, saying Moscow still occupied Crimea and was frustrating peace in eastern Ukraine.
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China blames Canada for difficulties in relationship, demands Huawei executive be freed

World News - 2 hours 48 min ago
China's embassy in Canada said on Thursday that bilateral ties were suffering "gross difficulties," and demanded Ottawa free Huawei Technologies Co Ltd Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou.
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