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S&P 500 breaches 3,300 mark on strong Morgan Stanley earnings, retail data

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 13:29
The S&P 500 crossed the 3,300 mark for the first time and the other main indexes hit record highs on Thursday, as encouraging retail sales data and upbeat Morgan Stanley earnings added to optimism from the signing of an initial U.S.-China trade deal.
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Trump impeachment trial opens; White House faulted on Ukraine aid freeze

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 13:28
As the Senate formally opened the impeachment trial on whether to remove Donald Trump from office, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog on Thursday dealt the Republican president a blow by concluding that the White House violated the law by withholding security aid approved for Ukraine by U.S. lawmakers.
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Bombardier shares dive on profit warning, A220 writedown fears

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 13:21
Bombardier Inc shares fell 37% on Thursday after the company warned its 2019 profits would be lower because of problematic rail contracts and said it might have to write down the value of a plane partnership with Airbus .
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FBI arrests three alleged neo-Nazis ahead of Virginia gun rally

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 13:09
The FBI has arrested three suspected members of a neo-Nazi group who had weapons and hopes of starting a U.S. race war, just days before a planned gun-rights rally in Virginia that was expected to draw thousands of people, officials said on Thursday.
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Morgan Stanley shares soar after Gorman boosts performance targets

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 12:56
Morgan Stanley lifted its performance goals on Thursday after beating Wall Street estimates by a wide margin, the latest sign that Chief Executive James Gorman's strategic vision for the bank is bearing fruit.
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U.S. allows time to wind down deals hit by fresh Iran sanctions

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 12:38
The U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursday it will allow for a 90-day period to wind down transactions in certain sectors of Iran's economy hit with fresh U.S. sanctions last week.
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UK's Prince Harry appears in public for first time since royal split

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 12:29
Britain's Prince Harry made his first public appearance on Thursday since Queen Elizabeth acceded to the wishes of her grandson and his American wife Meghan to step back from their senior royal roles and seek a more independent future.
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Russian parliament backs Putin's pick for PM after 'January Revolution'

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 12:28
The Russian parliament overwhelmingly backed President Vladimir Putin's surprise choice for prime minister on Thursday after what one daily called a "January revolution", a major political overhaul that some say could set Putin up as leader for life.
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As Warren-Sanders spat intensifies, liberal grassroots groups seek to calm tensions

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 12:25
Liberal grassroots groups on Thursday launched a bid to calm tensions between supporters of the two progressive standard-bearers in the Democratic presidential race, U.S. Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, who have engaged in a days-long feud after months of non-aggression.
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Lawyers in Weinstein rape case begin questioning potential jurors

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 12:08
More than 100 potential jurors in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein reported to Manhattan criminal court on Thursday as lawyers strive to choose 12 impartial New Yorkers to decide the former film mogul's fate.
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U.S. data point to moderate economic growth, tightening jobs market

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 12:02
U.S. retail sales increased for a third straight month in December, with households buying a range of goods even as they cut back on purchases of motor vehicles, suggesting the economy maintained a moderate growth pace at the end of 2019.
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Would you give up a kidney for Super Bowl tickets? Some would

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 11:44
What would you give up to watch your favorite team play live in a Super Bowl?
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FAA should mandate safety management systems for Boeing, others: panel

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 11:41
An expert committee on Thursday recommended the Federal Aviation Administration require Boeing Co and other aircraft manufacturers to adopt new safety management tools in the wake of two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes that killed 346 people.
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Countries demand Iran compensate relatives of plane-crash victims

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 11:41
Five countries whose citizens died when Iran shot down an airliner last week said on Thursday that Tehran should pay compensation to families of the victims, and warned that the world is watching for its response.
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Acting head of U.N. Palestinian refugee agency says U.S., Israel working against it

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 09:46
The interim head of the U.N. agency that aids Palestinian refugees accused the United States on Thursday of lobbying foreign parliaments to stop donations to the organization, to which Washington cut off funding in 2018.
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Ukraine asks FBI for help to probe suspected Russian hack of Burisma

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 09:37
Ukraine has asked the FBI in the United States for help in investigating a suspected cyberattack by Russian military hackers on the energy company Burisma, a Ukrainian interior ministry official said on Thursday.
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S&P 500 crosses 3,300 on trade deal, Morgan Stanley earnings

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 09:36
The S&P 500 crossed 3,300 for the first time and the Dow and the Nasdaq opened at new highs on Thursday, after the United States and China signed an initial trade deal and Morgan Stanley wrapped up big bank earnings on a strong note.
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Would you give up kidney for a Super Bowl ticket? Some would

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 09:33
What would you give up to watch your favorite team play live in a Super Bowl?
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Explainer: How Putin's shake-up of Russian politics could pan out

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 09:27
Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed sweeping changes to the country's political system that would shift powers away from the presidency in favor of parliament and the prime minister.
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Russian lawmakers approve Mishustin as PM

World News - Thu, 2020-01-16 09:27
Russia's lawmakers approved Mikhail Mishustin as prime minister on Thursday in a lower house vote, less than 24 hours after President Vladimir Putin nominated him for the role.
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