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Huawei talks up own apps with Mate 30 challenge to Apple, Samsung

World News - Thu, 2019-09-19 13:22
Huawei [HWT.UL] unveiled its new smartphones to challenge Apple's iPhone 11 on Thursday, talking up slick design and best-in-class features while playing down concerns about the lack of access to Google's popular apps.
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Shares rise after Fed cut, oil prices jump

World News - Thu, 2019-09-19 13:09
A gauge of global equity performance rose Thursday within 1% of a record high a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates but crude prices jumped on concerns the weekend attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities pose supply risks.
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Trump caps California swing with visit to border wall

World News - Thu, 2019-09-19 13:08
President Donald Trump showed off a section of wall along the U.S. border with Mexico on Wednesday in a bid to illustrate his commitment to crack down on illegal border crossings as he raises money in California for his re-election campaign.
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Trump sues Manhattan district attorney Vance over subpoenas for tax returns

World News - Thu, 2019-09-19 12:59
Donald Trump sued Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Thursday, questioning the constitutionality of subpoenas issued by the state prosecutor, and which a source said sought the president's tax returns.
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Upbeat data suggest U.S. economy still on moderate growth path

World News - Thu, 2019-09-19 12:41
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased less than expected last week, pointing to strong labor market conditions that should continue to support an economy growing at a moderate pace.
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Pompeo says U.S. wants peaceful resolution after attacks on Aramco facilities

World News - Thu, 2019-09-19 12:02
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the United States was building a coalition to deter Iran after an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities but it wanted a peaceful resolution.
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Pakistan PM expresses full support to Saudi Arabia after attacks on oil facilities: SPA

World News - Thu, 2019-09-19 12:02
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed on Thursday his country's full support to Saudi Arabia following last weekend attacks on the kingdom's oil facilities, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
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Macron to meet Trump over Iran crisis at U.N general assembly: Elysee

World News - 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

World News - 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

World News - 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

World News - 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

World News - 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?

World News - 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

World News - 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

World News - 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

World News - 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

World News - 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

World News - 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

World News - 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

World News - 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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