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Sri Lanka wakes to emergency law after Easter bombing attacks

World News - 53 min 40 sec ago
Sri Lankans woke to emergency law on Tuesday as authorities searched for those behind suicide bomb attacks on churches and luxury hotels that killed 290 people at the weekend, with the focus turning to militants with links to foreign groups.
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U.S. to end all waivers on imports of Iranian oil, crude price jumps

World News - 57 min 10 sec ago
The United States on Monday demanded that buyers of Iranian oil stop purchases by May 1 or face sanctions, a move to choke off Tehran's oil revenues which sent crude prices to six-month highs on fears of a potential supply crunch.
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Sri Lanka detains Syrian for questioning over attacks: sources

World News - 57 min 16 sec ago
Sri Lankan police are holding a Syrian national in custody for questioning over the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels, three government and military sources told Reuters on Tuesday.
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Goldman says removal of Iran oil sanctions waivers to have limited impact

World News - 57 min 42 sec ago
Goldman Sachs expects the United States' decision to end waivers from sanctions on imports of Iranian oil to have a limited impact on prices, even though the timing of the halt is much more sudden than expected.
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Britain's Obama moment? What Harry and Meghan's baby says about race

World News - 1 hour 4 min ago
Prince Harry's wedding to Meghan Markle, an American actress of African-American heritage, was a historic moment for Britain's royal family. Some say the imminent birth of their baby is, if anything, even more significant.
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India to get extra oil from major producers to make up for Iran oil loss: minister

World News - 1 hour 10 min ago
India will get additional supplies from other major oil producing countries to compensate for loss of Iranian oil, India's Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan tweeted on Tuesday.
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Samsung retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples after defect reports -source

World News - 1 hour 26 min ago
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples distributed to reviewers to investigate reports of broken screens, a day after it postponed the phone's launch, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.
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Asian stocks inch up but China falters; oil at 2019 highs

World News - 2 hours 6 min ago
Stocks in Asia rose marginally on Tuesday as many markets reopened after the long Easter break, while oil jumped to its highest this year as the United States tightened sanctions on Iran.
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Democratic presidential candidates divided over impeaching Trump

World News - 2 hours 9 min ago
A group of Democratic presidential candidates were divided on Monday over whether Republican President Donald Trump should be impeached, reflecting a broader split in the Democratic Party over how to react to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report into Russian election meddling.
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Japan expects little impact from U.S. scrapping Iran oil waivers

World News - 2 hours 11 min ago
Japan expects a limited impact from the U.S. decision not to renew waivers previously granted on Iran oil import sanctions, the country's trade and industry minister said on Tuesday.
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Myanmar's top court rejects final appeal by jailed Reuters journalists

World News - 2 hours 12 min ago
Myanmar's top court on Tuesday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail for breaking the Official Secrets Act, in a landmark case that has raised questions about the country's transition to democracy.
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End to Iran sanction waivers only bullish for oil prices in short term: Barclays

World News - 2 hours 13 min ago
The U.S. push to reduce Iranian oil exports to zero will tighten crude markets significantly in the short term, but is unlikely to have a big effect on prices over a longer period, Barclays said in a note on Monday.
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Ukraine enters uncharted waters after comedian wins presidency

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 23:47
Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Monday after near final results showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had dramatically upended the status quo and won the country's presidential election by a landslide.
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Sri Lanka's bomb carnage casts pall over tourism revival

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 23:44
With its capital under curfew following devastating Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and upmarket hotels, Sri Lanka is filled with fear, horror and grief and tourists who have been flocking to the Indian Ocean island could cancel in droves.
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House panel chair subpoenas ex-White House counsel McGahn on Mueller inquiry

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 22:17
U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday subpoenaed former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the panel in its investigation of possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump.
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Sri Lanka imposes emergency, says international network involved in attacks

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 21:08
Sri Lanka said on Monday it was invoking emergency powers in the aftermath of devastating bomb attacks on hotels and churches, blamed on militants with foreign links, which killed 290 people and wounded nearly 500.
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China warns citizens against traveling to Sri Lanka

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 21:04
China's embassy in Sri Lanka on Tuesday warned Chinese nationals against traveling to Sri Lanka in the near term, after bomb blasts ripped through churches and luxury hotels across the island nation on Easter Sunday.
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On staff following orders, Trump says: 'Nobody disobeys me'

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 21:04
President Donald Trump dismissed questions from reporters on Monday about his staff's reluctance to carry out his orders and the chances of impeachment proceedings in the U.S. Congress, days after the Mueller report highlighted both issues.
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Tesla says robotaxis coming to U.S. roads next year, slams rivals' use of Lidar

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 20:59
Chief Executive Elon Musk said Tesla Inc robotaxis with no human drivers would be available in some U.S. markets next year, continuing a habit of bold pronouncements that have excited many investors while often missing deadlines.
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Washington student, Denver man among the dead in Sri Lanka blasts

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 18:18
A fifth-grade student at an exclusive private school in Washington, D.C., and a Denver man on a business trip were among the U.S. residents killed in the Sri Lanka Easter attacks, a media report and the man's employer said on Monday.
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