Environment emerges as major issue for Australian voters

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 02:04
The environment has emerged as a major issue for Australian voters, a poll showed on Sunday, but healthcare and the cost of living are the top concerns ahead of next month's elections.
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Swedish teen climate activist joins London protest as arrests top 830

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 01:58
Swedish teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg on Sunday urged hundreds of climate-change protesters in London to never give up their campaign to save the planet as police arrests over disruptions to the city's landmarks rose above 830.
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Sri Lanka lifts curfew as death toll from attacks rises sharply

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 01:49
Authorities lifted a curfew in Sri Lanka on Monday, a day after a string of bombings at churches and luxury hotels across the Indian Ocean island killed 290 people and wounded about 500, but there were warnings more attacks were possible.
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India's Modi condemns Sri Lanka attacks, says he can defeat the 'terrorists'

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 01:27
After condemning the series of deadly bomb attacks on Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels on Sunday that killed more than 200 people, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told voters that they needed to elect him to a second term as only he can beat the "terrorists" threatening India.
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U.S. State Dept warns 'terrorists' continue plotting Sri Lanka attacks

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 01:01
The U.S. State Department said in a revised travel advisory 'terrorist groups' were continuing to plot possible attacks in Sri Lanka after 290 people were killed and about 500 wounded in blasts in churches and luxury hotels on Sunday.
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Tesla investigating video of parked Model S exploding in Shanghai

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 00:34
U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc on Monday said it has sent a team to investigate a video on Chinese social media which showed a parked Tesla Model S car exploding, the latest in a string of fire incidents involving Tesla's cars.
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Ghosn's lawyer expects fresh indictment to come later Monday

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 00:18
The lead lawyer for Carlos Ghosn said he expected a fresh indictment for the former Nissan Motor Co boss to come later on Monday.
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Timeline: Sri Lankan bomb attacks on hotels, churches - 20 minutes of carnage

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 23:42
Bomb blasts ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing 207 and injuring 450 people, in the first major attack on the Indian Ocean island since the end of a civil war 10 years ago.
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Factbox: Reaction to Sri Lanka attacks

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 23:42
Easter Sunday bomb blasts at three churches and four hotels in Sri Lanka killed more than 200 people and wounded at least 450, police officials said, the first major attack on the Indian Ocean island since the end of a civil war 10 years ago.
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Asia stocks firm, oil hits 5-month peak on Iran sanctions report

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 22:14
Asian shares were steady on Monday as investors took stock of recent data suggesting global growth may be stabilizing, while oil prices spiked on a report the U.S. is likely to ask all importers of Iranian oil to end their purchases or face sanctions.
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U.S. to announce end to sanctions waivers for Iran oil imports: source

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 22:07
The United States is expected to announce on Monday that all importers of Iranian oil will have to end their imports shortly or be subject to U.S. sanctions, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters.
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Tesla says investigating incident of parked car exploding in Shanghai

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 21:46
U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc on Monday said it had sent a team to investigate a video on Chinese social media which showed a parked Tesla Model S car exploding.
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Exclusive: U.S. carves out exceptions for foreigners dealing with Revolutionary Guards

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 21:36
By Lesley Wroughton, Arshad Mohammed, Jonathan Landay and Phil Stewart
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Comedian Zelenskiy wins Ukrainian presidential race by landslide: exit polls

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 21:25
Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Sunday after exit polls showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had easily won enough votes to become the next president of a country at war.
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Top Democrats leave open option of Trump impeachment after Mueller report

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 20:09
Top congressional Democrats left the door open on Sunday to the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump, but said they would first need to complete their own investigations into whether he obstructed justice in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe.
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Bombs kill more than 200 in Sri Lankan churches, hotels on Easter Sunday

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 19:53
More than 200 people were killed and at least 450 injured in bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the first major attack on the Indian Ocean island since the end of a civil war 10 years ago.
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Saudi Arabia, UAE to send $3 billion in aid to Sudan

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 18:22
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates said on Sunday they had agreed to send Sudan $3 billion worth of aid, throwing a lifeline to the country's new military leaders after protests led to the ousting of president Omar al-Bashir.
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Comedian Zelenskiy wins Ukrainian presidential race by landslide: exit poll

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 17:01
Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Sunday after exit polls showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had easily won enough votes to become the next president of a country at war.
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Sudanese protesters to escalate rallies, no longer recognize military council

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 16:07
Sudanese protest leaders on Sunday vowed to escalate demonstrations to confront the country's military rulers, as part of a widening campaign to push for the transfer of power to civilians.
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Egyptians vote for second day in referendum on keeping Sisi in power

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 15:33
Egyptians voted on Sunday for a second day on whether to back constitutional amendments that could see President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi stay in power until 2030.
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