Nomura shareholders vote to keep embattled CEO

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 03:05
Japan's Nomura Holdings Inc won shareholder approval on Monday for the re-appointment of its chief executive officer, overcoming concerns about the leaking of market information and its first annual loss in a decade.
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Iran says U.S. Middle East peace plan is 'shameful' and 'doomed to failure': Fars

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 02:47
Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday the U.S. Middle East peace plan that is set to be presented at an international conference in Bahrain this week is "shameful" and "doomed to failure".
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Iran says it welcomes any defusion of tensions in region: ISNA

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 02:30
Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday Tehran welcomes any defusion of tensions in the GUlf region following weeks of deteriorating relations with Washington.
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Iran says downing of U.S. drone was a 'firm response', can be repeated: Tasnim

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 02:30
Iran on Monday described its shooting down of a U.S. drone in the Gulf last week as a "firm response" to the United States and warned it could be repeated.
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Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan. But can it pave way for peace?

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 02:06
More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase will be formally unveiled on Tuesday at an economic workshop in Bahrain.
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Scandal-hit Nomura wins shareholder approval for re-appointment of CEO

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 02:01
Japan's Nomura Holdings Inc won shareholder approval on Monday for the re-appointment of its chief executive officer, overcoming concerns about the leaking of market information and its first annual loss in a decade.
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'Don't ask my age': Ageing South Koreans begin a new chapter on the catwalk, YouTube

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 01:04
Boasting an overgrown beard and grey wavy hair, 65-year-old Kim Chil-doo glared into the wall, poised and confidant, as he practiced his runway walk among young, pin-thin models at an academy in Seoul earlier this month.
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Asian stocks tick up, oil rises amid U.S.-Iran tensions

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 00:20
Asian shares edged up on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations, while oil prices firmed on heightened tensions between the United States and Iran.
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Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport, killing one, wounding 21: Saudi-led coalition

World News - Sun, 2019-06-23 22:31
Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded 21 others, the Saudi-led coalition battling the group in Yemen said.
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U.S. lawmakers threaten to subpoena Trump aide Conway

World News - Sun, 2019-06-23 22:14
A U.S. House of Representatives panel warned in a letter it could subpoena the testimony of Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, if she does not appear at a scheduled hearing this week.
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Asian stocks subdued, oil rises on U.S.-Iran tensions

World News - Sun, 2019-06-23 21:16
Asian shares were off to a cautious start on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations while oil prices firmed on worries over heightened tensions between the United States and Iran.
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Blow to Turkey's Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul

World News - Sun, 2019-06-23 20:56
Turkey's main opposition claimed a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul's re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16 years in power and promising a new beginning in the country's largest city.
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Narco safe houses, ranches and luxury apartments auctioned in Mexico

World News - Sun, 2019-06-23 19:25
Houses with swimming pools and escape tunnels, a ranch surrounded by hectares of land and a luxury apartment with a grisly history were among the 27 properties Mexico had seized from drug traffickers and others were auctioned on Sunday.
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Migrants describe overcrowded Mexican detention centers as Trump ratchets up pressure

World News - Sun, 2019-06-23 18:16
Mexico's immigration centers are becoming increasingly squalid and overcrowded as authorities step up the detention of migrants headed for the United States, with inmates languishing for weeks amid medical neglect, according to detainees, lawyers and rights groups.
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Two more border cities added to U.S.-Mexico asylum program: sources

World News - Sun, 2019-06-23 18:01
U.S.-bound asylum seekers will be sent back to at least two additional Mexican border cities later this week to wait for their claims to be processed, officials said, with one of the cities in a region that is among Mexico's most chaotic and violent.
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Unit at Philadelphia refinery completely destroyed in fire: sources

World News - Sun, 2019-06-23 17:50
The alkylation unit involved in a massive fire on Friday at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery has been completely destroyed, which will hamper the supply of gasoline from the U.S. East Coast's largest refinery, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
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Israel will consider U.S. Mideast plan, Palestinians to boycott

World News - Sun, 2019-06-23 17:20
Israel's prime minister said on Sunday he would give U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration, while the Palestinian president rejected the proposal.
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As legal glare turns to Trump, his faith in Supreme Court may be tested

World News - Sun, 2019-06-23 16:30
President Donald Trump's fondness for the U.S. Supreme Court could be tested by a series of legal disputes targeting him personally – from his taxes and businesses to his 2016 election campaign – that ultimately may be decided by the justices.
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Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport, killing one expat, Saudi-led coalition says

World News - Sun, 2019-06-23 16:14
Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded seven others, the Saudi-led coalition battling the group in Yemen said.
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Pompeo says hopes Trump letter to North Korean leader can restart talks

World News - Sun, 2019-06-23 16:07
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he hopes a letter sent by President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can pave the way for new talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear program.
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