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Sanders puts Democratic front-runner status on the line in Nevada's caucuses

World News - 2 hours 42 min ago
Bernie Sanders faces a test of his front-runner status in the Democratic White House race on Saturday in Nevada, where voters will consider an unsettled field of candidates as they search for a challenger to take on President Donald Trump.
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The ECB wants to talk to you about inflation. But will it listen?

World News - 2 hours 49 min ago
For many people, the language of European Central Bank policymakers is so impenetrable, it could be beamed from another planet.
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New coronavirus cases fall in China but fears grow over global spread

World News - 2 hours 51 min ago
China reported a sharp fall in new deaths and cases of the coronavirus on Saturday but world health officials warned it was too early to make predictions about the outbreak as new infections continued to rise in other countries.
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Japanese emperor, on birthday, expresses coronavirus concern, looks forward to Olympics

World News - 2 hours 51 min ago
Japanese Emperor Naruhito said on Sunday that he was looking forward to the Tokyo Olympics in summer but that he was concerned about the spread of the new coronavirus, which has killed three in Japan and is slowly spreading across the country.
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Buffett defends investments in stocks, which fueled record Berkshire profit

World News - 2 hours 56 min ago
Warren Buffett on Saturday defended Berkshire Hathaway Inc's decision to invest heavily in the stocks of companies such as Apple Inc, while giving new details about how Berkshire Hathaway is prepared for his death in an annual letter to shareholders posted on the company's website.
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Iran's 'cup of poison'? Hardline win may point to eventual U.S. talks

World News - 2 hours 59 min ago
Anti-Western hardliners are set to sweep Iran's parliamentary elections and appear favorites to clinch the presidency next year, but an economic crisis could force them to engage with the United States despite their tightening grip on power.
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WarnerMedia to reunite 'Friends' in HBO Max special

World News - 4 hours 30 min ago
WarnerMedia is reuniting its "Friends" cast for an untitled, unscripted special for its upcoming streaming service, HBO Max, the company said on Friday.
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U.S. blocking G20 mention of climate change in draft communique, diplomats say

World News - 4 hours 36 min ago
The United States is against mentioning climate change in the communique of the world's financial leaders, G20 diplomats said, after a new draft of the joint statement showed the G20 are considering including it as a risk factor to growth.
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Taliban, Afghan forces clash on first day of violence reduction period

World News - 4 hours 38 min ago
Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces clashed in parts of Afghanistan on Saturday, a day after a week-long "reduction in violence" was announced, but the incidents did not spark immediate alarm on either side.
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MGM Resorts sued over data breach that possibly involved 10.6 million guests

World News - 4 hours 43 min ago
U.S. casino operator MGM Resorts International has been sued over a data breach last year, which the company confirmed earlier this week and which reportedly involved details of over 10.6 million hotel guests.
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Hardline Guards make early gains in restricted Iran election

World News - 5 hours 4 min ago
Candidates affiliated with Iran's Revolutionary Guards looked on course to win a parliamentary majority on Saturday, reportedly leading in the race in Tehran and across the country after a vote stacked in favor of loyalists to the supreme leader.
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Second coronavirus patient dies in Italy: ANSA news agency

World News - 5 hours 20 min ago
A second patient infected with the new coronavirus has died in Italy, ANSA news agency reported citing healthcare sources, as an outbreak spreads in the country's industrious north with 30 cases reported so far.
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George Washington sought honest British workers over 'slovenly' Americans

World News - 6 hours 19 min ago
George Washington, the first president of the United States, praised the honesty of British farmers and sought to entice some to his estates because local tenants were so "slovenly", according to a handwritten letter he wrote in 1796.
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Nevada caucuses present new test to Democrats after chaotic Iowa contest

World News - 7 hours 29 min ago
Nevada Democrats will host hundreds of caucuses on Saturday, the third contest in the state-by-state presidential nominating process, almost three weeks after the Iowa caucuses caused mayhem when a technical meltdown delayed results.
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China reports fall in new coronavirus cases but concerns grow over rising global spread

World News - 7 hours 33 min ago
China reported a sharp decrease in new deaths and cases of the coronavirus on Saturday but a doubling of infections in South Korea and 10 new cases in Iran added to unease about its rapid spread and global reach.
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Despite horror stories, California cruise passengers won't let coronavirus spoil their fun

World News - 7 hours 33 min ago
With a white captain's hat perched on his head, Calvin Ballard seemed relaxed as he waited to depart on his first-ever cruise to Mexico, unfazed by the possibility of being trapped on a ship under siege by an outbreak of coronavirus.
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Twitter suspends group of pro-Bloomberg accounts over 'platform manipulation'

World News - 7 hours 51 min ago
Twitter Inc on Friday said it had started suspending and restricting dozens of accounts posting content promoting U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg.
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'Not good enough,' Warren says of Bloomberg's non-disclosure agreement pledge

World News - 7 hours 51 min ago
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said on Friday that his company has identified three women bound by non-disclosure agreements regarding his past conduct and that they would be released from their accords if they choose.
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Wells Fargo to pay $3 billion to U.S., admits pressuring workers in fake-accounts scandal

World News - 7 hours 53 min ago
Wells Fargo & Co has agreed to pay $3 billion to resolve criminal and civil probes into fraudulent sales practices and has admitted to pressuring employees in a fake-accounts scandal, U.S. officials said on Friday, wrapping up one of the last major investigations looming over the bank.
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Weinstein jury deadlocked on most serious sexual assault charges

World News - 7 hours 56 min ago
The jury in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial in New York said on Friday they were deadlocked on the most serious criminal charges and suggested they were unanimous on the others leveled against the former Hollywood mogul.
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