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Gold gains as ‘Tariff-Man’ Donald Trump dents trade hopes, risk sentiment

Spot gold was up 0.2 percent at $1,282.11 per ounce as of 0147 GMT.

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Resurgent ‘family values’ cause nations to break women’s rights vows, says UN official

In 1995, a conference on women held in China resulted in the signing by 189 governments of a blueprint for gender equality, focusing on areas such as education, violence and health.

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US stocks: Wall Street falls as White House plans to raise China tariffs

On Sunday, Donald Trump had said an increase in the tariffs would go into effect, reversing a decision he made in February to retain the tariffs at 10% as the United States and China made progress on trade talks.

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No survivors found in Mexico crash of jet carrying 13 people

Expressing its condolences to the victims, the company said it had been in touch with Canada's transportation safety board and would work with the investigating authorities.

Note: This image is from Mexico's northern state of Durango, July 31, 2018, in which firefighters douse a fire as smoke billows above the site where an Aeromexico-operated Embraer passenger jet which crashed Proteccion Civil Durango/via REUTERS News

Lady Gaga takes on ‘Camp’ theme with four outfits at Met Gala 2019

Met Gala 2019: The invitation-only event, famed for its A-list celebrities and haute couture gowns, is a benefit for New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and also marks the opening of the Costume Institute's annual fashion e

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Tiger Woods awarded Medal of Freedom by Donald Trump at White House

An emotional Woods thanked those in attendance at the Rose Garden ceremony at the White House for their support through the years when he was not winning.

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Japan’s SoftBank set for small profit rise, Vision Fund IPO plans eyed

Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp is expected to report a small rise in its fourth-quarter profit, while investors look for details on whether the conglomerate plans to monetise its almost $100 billion Vision Fund through an

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Papa John’s founder explores pizza chain stake sale

Papa John International Inc's founder John Schnatter is in talks with financial advisers for a possible sale of his stake in the company, a regulatory filing showed on Monday.

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Ex-Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng pleads not guilty to 1MDB charges

Najib, who lost a general election last year, is facing 42 criminal charges related to losses at 1MDB and other state entities.

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‘We’re sorry!’ says ‘Game of Thrones,’ as Starbucks makes a cameo

Bernie Caulfield, one of the executive producers of HBO's global hit television series, apologized to fans.

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Ex-lawyer Cohen reports to prison, blasts Donald Trump for ‘injustice and lies’

During his December sentencing in New York, Cohen said, "My weakness can be characterized as a blind loyalty to Donald Trump, and I was weak for not having the strength to question and to refuse his demands."

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Czechs protest for second week against new justice minister over meddling fears

Protesters say they are worried she will try to protect Prime Minister Andrej Babis, who potentially faces a fraud trial.

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Facebook deletes more accounts linked to Russia

The move comes as Facebook tries to curb the use of the network for propaganda in the wake of rising regulatory scrutiny.

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Fourteen dead after private jet crashes between Las Vegas and Mexico -media

A photograph published on local television network Milenio showed what it said were the burnt remnants of the plane, broken into pieces, spread over charred earth.

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Stocks, yields fall as investors seek safety after Trump’s China tariff threats

The dollar index fell 0.02%, with the euro up 0.04% to $1.1204.

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Jet traveling to northern Mexico has been lost – Mexico transport official

Officials were looking for the aircraft and it was not yet clear if any of the passengers survived, the spokesman added.

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Google set to launch privacy tools to limit online tracking: Report

Alphabet Inc's Google is set to roll out a dashboard-like function in its Chrome browser to offer users more control in fending off tracking cookies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the

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Donald Trump slams China on trade, says won’t lose to Beijing

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday slammed China over its trade practices, saying the United States was losing billions to Beijing and vowing to protect American commerce as tension escalated following his weekend threat t

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Warren Buffett says trade war between US-China would be ‘bad for the whole world’

Warren Buffett said on Monday that a trade war between the United States and China would be "bad for the whole world."

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Scientists warn a million species at risk of extinction, bold action needed

The report found that the average abundance of native species in most major land-based habitats has fallen by at least 20 percent, mostly since 1900.

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Russia sees no need to ground Sukhoi plane after fatal crash-landing

Investigators have started trying to piece together why the Aeroflot jet, which had been flying from Moscow to the northern Russian city of Murmansk, was forced to make an emergency landing and why that landing went so badly

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Bigbasket gets $150 million in fresh funding from Alibaba, Mirae Asset

A group of investors including South Korea-based Mirae-Naver and China's Alibaba Group has led a fresh $150 million funding round in online grocery company Bigbasket, the Indian startup said on Monday.

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China gives modest boost to economy with RRR cut amid renewed trade tensions

The cut in the amount of cash that banks must hold as reserves would be the smallest since January 2018, when the People's Bank of China (PBOC) started its latest round of policy easing to support the world's second-largest e

The central bank said it will cut the RRR for about 1,000 rural commercial banks (Reuters File photo) News

Tense relations! Two US warships sail in disputed South China Sea; move could anger Beijing

The U.S. military has a long-standing position that its operations are carried out throughout the world, including in areas claimed by allies, and that they are separate from political considerations.

China claims almost all of the strategic South China Sea (Reuters image) News

Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions settlement approved by US judge; to cost FCA $307.5 million

A United States judge has approved Fiat-Chrysler’s million-dollar civil settlement for illegal excess emission of their 3.0-litre diesel vehicles.

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Laurentino Cortizo claims won tight Panama presidential race, rival does not concede

Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo declared victory in Panama's presidential election on Sunday after an unexpectedly tight race that put him less than two points ahead of Romulo Roux, who has not conceded defeat.

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In wake of deadly attacks, Sri Lanka president vows stability before vote

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said on Saturday the security forces would "eradicate terrorism" following devastating suicide attacks on Easter Sunday and restore stability before a presidential election due by year

Sirisena said that all indications suggested Islamic State had been involved (Reuters photo) News
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