Nissan special committee says carmaker suffered from poor governance

World News - 16 min 59 sec ago
A special committee set up by Nissan Motor Co to examine the root cause of alleged financial misconduct by ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn on Sunday said it appeared that the Japanese carmaker suffered from poor governance procedures, including director compensation.
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Do not hijack Brexit, minister warns Britain's parliament

World News - 46 min 36 sec ago
Parliament cannot be allowed to hijack Brexit, Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Sunday, in a warning to lawmakers who want to take more control over Britain's departure from the European Union.
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Afghanistan's Ghani launches bid for second presidential term

World News - 57 min ago
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday entered the 2019 presidential race after forging an alliance with a staunch critic to challenge his former governing partners at a time when the Taliban has shut him out of talks to end more than 17 years of war.
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Rheinmetall plans to sue Germany over Saudi arms embargo: Spiegel

World News - 1 hour 41 min ago
German weapons maker Rheinmetall plans to sue the government over its decision to stop all arms exports to Saudi Arabia after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Spiegel Online reported on Sunday.
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Total lunar eclipse set to wow star gazers, clear skies willing

World News - 1 hour 53 min ago
Astronomy buffs across the United States have been promised all the makings of a spectacular total lunar eclipse on Sunday except one - clear skies.
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Labour says Britain's only options are second Brexit referendum or close EU ties

World News - 2 hours 23 min ago
Britain's only options are a second Brexit referendum or forging a close economic relationship with the European Union, the main opposition Labour Party said on Sunday.
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Parliament cannot hijack Brexit, says British minister Fox

World News - 2 hours 23 min ago
Britain's parliament has no right to try to "hijack the Brexit process", Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Sunday, after several lawmakers indicated they were launching attempts to take more control over the departure from the European Union.
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British PM May to speak to ministers on Brexit on Sunday

World News - 2 hours 33 min ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a conference call with ministers on Sunday to discuss Brexit, a government source said.
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China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018, more stimulus seen

World News - 4 hours 11 min ago
China is expected to report on Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018 amid weakening domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more support measures to avert a sharper slowdown.
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Students in Trump hats mock Native American; school apologizes

World News - 4 hours 12 min ago
A Catholic school in Kentucky condemned a group of its students, many of whom wore "Make America Great Again" hats, after they were recorded harassing a Native American Vietnam veteran in a video that went viral on Saturday.
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Lethal pipeline blast sharpens focus on Mexico fuel theft plan

World News - 4 hours 26 min ago
A blast at a gasoline pipeline in Mexico that killed at least 73 people has put renewed attention on the government's strategy to stop fuel theft, with some relatives saying fuel shortages stemming from the plan led people to risk their lives.
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'Green Book' boosts Oscar odds with big win at Producers Guild Awards

World News - 6 hours 22 min ago
In a surprise win on Saturday, Hollywood producers named "Green Book" the best film of 2018, boosting its profile just days before nominations are announced for the annual Academy Awards.
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Australian rallies demand safe streets for women after Israeli student murder

World News - 7 hours 46 min ago
Several thousand people marched through major Australia cities on Sunday calling for safety for women after an Israeli exchange student was murdered in Melbourne.
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Winter storm to hit U.S. northeast with up to two feet of snow

World News - Sat, 2019-01-19 22:35
A winter storm that blanketed the U.S. Midwest with snow advanced on the U.S. Northeast on Saturday, forcing cancellations of flights and train service during a holiday weekend when many Americans were traveling.
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Paris informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate: Nikkei

World News - Sat, 2019-01-19 21:34
A French government delegation has informed Tokyo that it would seek an integration of Renault and Nissan , most likely under the umbrella of a single holding company, the Nikkei reported on Sunday.
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Mexico fuel pipeline blast kills 73, witnesses describe horror

World News - Sat, 2019-01-19 20:50
At least 73 people were killed after a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico, authorities said on Saturday, as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended the army despite its failure to clear the site before the blast.
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Mexico fuel pipeline blast kills 71, witnesses describe horror

World News - Sat, 2019-01-19 19:30
At least 71 people were killed after a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico, authorities said on Saturday, as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended the army despite its failure to clear the site before the blast.
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Trump proposes wall-for-DACA in bid to end shutdown

World News - Sat, 2019-01-19 18:33
U.S. President Donald Trump proposed an immigration deal on Saturday in a bid to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, including temporary protections for "Dreamers" and other immigrants, but Democrats immediately dismissed it.
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U.S. Senator Graham: a rash U.S. pullout from Syria will create 'Iraq on steroids'

World News - Sat, 2019-01-19 18:28
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Saturday he hoped President Donald Trump would slow the U.S. withdrawal from Syria until Islamic State is destroyed, warning that, if not thought through, the pullout can create an "Iraq on steroids".
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On road to 2020, New York's Gillibrand touts liberal cred in Iowa

World News - Sat, 2019-01-19 18:20
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand made her maiden voyage to the critical primary state of Iowa over the weekend, laying out her case that she is the best Democrat to challenge President Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election in 2020.
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