Trump vetoes measure against border 'emergency'

Trump vetoes measure against border 'emergency'

President Donald Trump on Friday vetoed a congressional measure to end his emergency declaration to get funds to build a wall at the U.S. border with Mexico.
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Russian jets in Caracas? No good, says U.S.

Russian jets in Caracas? No good, says U.S.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told his Russian counterpart on Monday Washington would “not stand idly by” while Russia throws its weight behind Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, after two Russian air force planes with scores of troops report
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Israeli military begins striking Hamas in Gaza

Israeli military begins striking Hamas in Gaza

The Israeli military said on Monday it had begun carrying out strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, hours after a Palestinian rocket hit a house near Tel Aviv. Saskia O'Donoghue reports
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Netanyahu looks for boost as Trump signs Golan Heights decree

Netanyahu looks for boost as Trump signs Golan Heights decree

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday recognized the Golan Heights as Israeli territory in an election boost for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who's facing a fierce challenge in upcoming elections.
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AT&T, Viacom avert blackout

AT&T, Viacom avert blackout

Viacom renewed its carraige contract with AT&T. As Fred Katayama reports, AT&T's DirecTV subscribers were able to avoid a blackout of Viacom programming on channels like MTV and Nickeodon.
Cheating charges and confusion over Thai election

Cheating charges and confusion over Thai election

Thailand's first general election since a military coup five years ago was thrown into disarray on Monday as two opposition parties alleged cheating and the election commission said it could be weeks until the make-up of parliament becomes clear.
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Surprise rise in German business morale dispels recession fears

Surprise rise in German business morale dispels recession fears

German business morale improved unexpectedly in March after six consecutive drops, a survey showed on Monday, suggesting that Europe's largest economy is likely to pick up in the coming months after it narrowly avoided a recession last year.
Autonomy founder Lynch set for $5 bln Hewlett-Packard court showdown

Autonomy founder Lynch set for $5 bln Hewlett-Packard court showdown

HP is suing Autonomy founder Lynch, once hailed as Britain’s answer to Bill Gates, along with his former finance chief Sushovan Hussain for $5 billion after the 2011 deal went disastrously wrong for the Silicon Valley group. Ciara Lee reports
Mozambicans wait for aid, 10 days after cyclone

Mozambicans wait for aid, 10 days after cyclone

Villages in central Mozambique are still waiting to receive aid, ten days after Cyclone Idai hit. 128,000 people are now living in makeshift camps, and health officials say the spread of diseases like cholera are inevitable. Gracie Jerome reports
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Ethiopian Airlines backs Boeing despite disaster

Ethiopian Airlines backs Boeing despite disaster

Boeing will brief more than 200 global airline pilots, technical experts and regulators this week on software and training updates for its 737 MAX aircraft, as Ethiopian Airlines expressed confidence in the planemaker despite a recent crash.
Stocks sink on 'amber warning' for growth

Stocks sink on 'amber warning' for growth

Global equities sank Monday after what some analysts called an 'amber warning' for growth.
Second Parkland student dies from apparent suicide

Second Parkland student dies from apparent suicide

A student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida has died in "an apparent suicide," police said on Sunday, less than a week after a 19-year-old survivor of the 2018 massacre at the school took her own life.
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Uber set to announce $3 bln deal with Careem?

Uber set to announce $3 bln deal with Careem?

Uber is set to offer over $3 billion to buy Dubai-based rival Careem Networks FZ, two sources familiar with the deal have told Reuters. Ciara Lee reports
Time's up, Theresa? PM urged to set her own exit date to get Brexit deal

Time's up, Theresa? PM urged to set her own exit date to get Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure on Monday to give a date for leaving office as the price to bring Brexit-supporting rebel lawmakers in her party behind her twice-defeated European Union divorce treaty.
Aztec war sacrifices found in Mexico may point to elusive royal tomb

Aztec war sacrifices found in Mexico may point to elusive royal tomb

A trove of Aztec sacrifices including a richly-adorned jaguar dressed as a warrior and recently discovered in downtown Mexico City could lead archaeologists to the most tantalizing find yet: an Aztec emperor's tomb.
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Explainer: Why an obstruction case against Trump was so difficult

Explainer: Why an obstruction case against Trump was so difficult

U.S. Attorney General William Barr's conclusion that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice, revealed publicly on Sunday in a letter to lawmakers, reflects inherent difficulties in proving such an obstruction case, legal experts said.
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Israel reports Gaza rocket strike on home near Tel Aviv

Israel reports Gaza rocket strike on home near Tel Aviv

Seven people are being treated in hospital in Israel, after a suspected rocket attack from the Gaza Strip hit their home north of Tel Aviv.
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Nervous week ahead for UK; U.S. China trade talks resume

Nervous week ahead for UK; U.S. China trade talks resume

Britain readies for another 'meaningful' Brexit vote, Apple gets TV-ready, and hopes rise for China and the US to make peace in their trade war. Francis Maguire previews the week ahead.
New Zealand orders probe into mosque shootings

New Zealand orders probe into mosque shootings

Ten days after a gunman killed 50 people in two New Zealand mosques, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is ordering a Royal Commission of Inquiry into how the attack was allowed to happen in the first place.
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Islamic State threat persists, says fmr U.S. general

Islamic State threat persists, says fmr U.S. general

U.S.-backed forces proclaimed the capture of Islamic State's last territory in Syria over the weekend, eliminating its rule over a self-proclaimed "caliphate," but former U.S. General John Allen in a CBS interview aired Sunday warned "there's plenty
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No Russia 'collusion', but Trump 'not exonerated'

No Russia 'collusion', but Trump 'not exonerated'

Special Counsel Robert Mueller did not find that members of the Trump campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia in its efforts to influence the 2016 election, Attorney General William Barr wrote in a letter that was made public on Sunday.
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U.S. lawmakers ready arguments over Mueller report

U.S. lawmakers ready arguments over Mueller report

While very few people have seen the results of the U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigative report, some Democratic and Republican lawmakers have already drawn conclusions about it's core questions into collusion and obstruction. Zachary G
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Brexit up in the air, May faces possible plot

Brexit up in the air, May faces possible plot

The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May faced a possible plot by ministers to topple her and parliament prepared to grab control of Brexit from the government.
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Mosul coffee shop radio shares message of hope

Mosul coffee shop radio shares message of hope

A radio station in the Iraqi northern city of Mosul, once a stronghold of the Islamic State, started broadcasting from a local cafeteria, in an effort to help residents return to normal life. Emily Wither reports
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Patriots owner apologizes over prostitution charges

Patriots owner apologizes over prostitution charges

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft says in a statement that he is "truly sorry" after being charged for soliciting prostitution in Florida last month.
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