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Macron to meet Trump over Iran crisis at U.N general assembly: Elysee

Thu, 2019-09-19 12:02
French President Emmanuel Macron will meet U.S. President Donald Trump to discuss the Iran crisis at the United Nation General Assembly, an Elysee official said on Thursday.
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Tech shares lead Wall Street higher; S&P 500 nears record high

Thu, 2019-09-19 11:59
A Microsoft-led rally in technology shares pushed U.S. stock indexes higher on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected and left the door open for further monetary intervention.
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Weakened Netanyahu's offer for unity government rebuffed by rival Gantz

Thu, 2019-09-19 11:59
Israel's weakened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saw his offer on Thursday for a coalition with his strongest political rival, Benny Gantz, swiftly rebuffed after failing to secure a governing majority in a tight election.
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Trump sues Manhattan district attorney Vance over subpoenas

Thu, 2019-09-19 11:59
U.S. President Donald Trump sued Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Thursday over subpoenas issued by the state prosecutor's office.
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Canada PM calls Liberal candidates to apologize for brown face scandal

Thu, 2019-09-19 11:52
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday held a conference call with election candidates from his Liberal Party to apologize for a 2001 picture showing him in brown face, said a Liberal source.
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'Only Bibi' no more: Why does Israel's Netanyahu want to power-share?

Thu, 2019-09-19 11:33
After failing to secure a clear election victory twice in six months, Israel's longest-serving prime minister now seems to be calculating that he can stay in power only by sharing it.
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Huawei hails own apps in Mate 30 challenge to iPhone 11

Thu, 2019-09-19 11:31
Huawei directly challenged Apple's new iPhone 11 with its new Mate 30 smartphone range on Thursday, highlighting its own apps brand while sidestepping the critical issue of access to Google services.
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UK Supreme Court to rule next week on PM Johnson's suspension of parliament

Thu, 2019-09-19 11:23
Britain's Supreme Court aims to deliver its ruling early next week on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he suspended parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Brexit, the president of the court said on Thursday.
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List of scandals and missteps involving Canada's Trudeau

Thu, 2019-09-19 10:50
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose Liberals are in deep political trouble after the emergence of a photo of him in brown face, has experienced a number of scandals and missteps since taking power in November 2015.
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Airbnb plans public listing in 2020

Thu, 2019-09-19 10:49
In a short statement posted on its website on Thursday, Airbnb, which is widely expected to list through a direct listing, did not give any details about how it plans to list its shares.
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UK Supreme Court to give ruling on suspension of parliament next week

Thu, 2019-09-19 10:20
The president of Britain's Supreme Court said on Thursday that she hoped the judges would deliver a ruling early next week on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament in the run-up to Brexit was lawful or not.
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BMW CFO wants to cut 5,000-6,000 jobs by 2022: Manager Magazin

Thu, 2019-09-19 10:06
BMW's finance chief Nicolas Peter wants to cut between 5,000 and 6,000 jobs by 2022, mostly at the carmaker's Munich headquarters, a German magazine reported on Thursday.
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Iran warns against war as U.S. and Saudi weigh response to oil attack

Thu, 2019-09-19 08:22
Iran warned U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday against being dragged into all-out war in the Middle East following an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran.
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Huawei's new phone lacks Google access after U.S. ban

Thu, 2019-09-19 08:21
Huawei [HWT.UL] launches what could be the world's smartest 5G phone on Thursday, but its fate in Europe will hang on whether customers will buy a device lacking access to software and apps supported by Google.
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New York extends lead over Brexit-hit London in finance center poll

Thu, 2019-09-19 08:20
New York has extended its lead as the world's top financial center, with London barely holding on to second place ahead of Hong Kong as uncertainty over Brexit takes its toll on the UK capital, a Z/Yen Group survey for 2019 showed on Thursday.
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Military strike against Iran would result in 'all-out war': foreign minister

Thu, 2019-09-19 08:05
Any U.S. or Saudi military strike against Iran would result in "all-out war", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Thursday.
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Iranian military official says enemies will regret aggression against Tehran

Thu, 2019-09-19 08:04
Iran's adversaries will regret any aggression against it, a senior Iranian military officer said a day after Riyadh and Washington blamed Iran for attacks on oil installations in Saudi Arabia.
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Weakened Netanyahu seeks unity government with rival Gantz, but rebuffed

Thu, 2019-09-19 07:57
Israel's weakened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited his main political rival, Benny Gantz, on Thursday to join him in a broad coalition government but was immediately rebuffed by the former general's party.
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Netanyahu "surprised and disappointed" by Gantz rebuff, says open to talks

Thu, 2019-09-19 07:56
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced disappointment at his election challenger's rejection on Thursday of his offer to discuss forming an Israeli unity government but said he remained opened to talks.
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Ex-Tepco bosses cleared over Fukushima nuclear disaster

Thu, 2019-09-19 07:52
A Tokyo court cleared on Thursday three former Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) executives of negligence for the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the only criminal case to arise out of the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl in 1986.
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