U.S. military may join Mozambique cyclone rescue, aid agencies told
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U.S. military may join Mozambique cyclone rescue, aid agencies told

GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. military teams could join the cyclone rescue effort in Mozambique, a representative of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) said, according to the…

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Stop Brexit: 700,000 sign UK petition to stay in EU
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Stop Brexit: 700,000 sign UK petition to stay in EU

LONDON (Reuters) - More than 700,000 people have rushed to sign a petition on the British parliament’s website calling for the government to revoke its divorce notice to…

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Death toll climbs at Syrian camp
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Death toll climbs at Syrian camp

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Twelve people died overnight after arriving at a camp in northeastern Syria from Islamic State’s final enclave at Baghouz, the International Rescue Committee said on…

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U.S. whiskey exports dry up as tariffs bite
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U.S. whiskey exports dry up as tariffs bite

(Reuters) - American whiskey exports slumped in the second half of 2018, taking a blow from higher duties by the country’s trading partners following President Donald Trump’s tariffs…

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Aid workers widen search for Mozambique cyclone survivors, death toll mounts
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Aid workers widen search for Mozambique cyclone survivors, death toll mounts

BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) - Rescue workers extended their search in Mozambique on Thursday for survivors of devastating floods following a powerful cyclone that ripped through southern Africa a…

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EU summit readies for Brexit in May – or next week
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EU summit readies for Brexit in May – or next week

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU leaders will tell Theresa May on Thursday she can have two months to organise an orderly Brexit but Britain could face a hugely disruptive…

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Global stocks wilt as Fed shift sparks stampede into bonds
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Global stocks wilt as Fed shift sparks stampede into bonds

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares wilted and there was a stampede into bonds on Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve’s abandonment of all plans to raise rates this…

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Exclusive: Ethiopian crash captain untrained on 737 MAX simulator
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Exclusive: Ethiopian crash captain untrained on 737 MAX simulator

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The captain of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight was unable to practice on a new simulator for the Boeing 737 MAX 8 before he…

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Aid workers widen search for Mozambique cyclone survivors, death toll mounts
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Aid workers widen search for Mozambique cyclone survivors, death toll mounts

BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) - Rescue workers extended their search in Mozambique on Thursday for survivors of devastating floods following a powerful cyclone that ripped through southern Africa a…

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Woman charged with manslaughter in boy’s hot-vehicle death
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Woman charged with manslaughter in boy’s hot-vehicle death

Authorities say a Florida woman has been charged in the death of a 4-year-old boy who was left in a hot minivan for more than six hours. The…

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Heavy rain to fall during both commutes in Northeast
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Heavy rain to fall during both commutes in Northeast

A coastal storm is forming near the North Carolina coast and is expected to move up the coast Thursday into Friday. Interested in Weather? Add Weather as an…

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U.S.-backed fighters say operation at last Islamic State enclave not over
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U.S.-backed fighters say operation at last Islamic State enclave not over

DEIR AL-ZOR, Syria (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Syrian fighters said they were still searching territory captured from Islamic State at its final enclave in eastern Syria on Thursday and…

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‘Start Here’: Trump attacks McCain again, and New Zealand announces new gun laws
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‘Start Here’: Trump attacks McCain again, and New Zealand announces new gun laws

It's Thursday, March 21, 2019. Let's start here. Interested in Start Here Morning Briefing ? Add Start Here Morning Briefing as an interest to stay up to date…

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President Donald Trump, showing a map, declares ISIS will be ‘gone by tonight’
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President Donald Trump, showing a map, declares ISIS will be ‘gone by tonight’

President Donald Trump announced to reporters at the White House that the Islamic State in Syria would be "gone by tonight." Interested in ISIS? Add ISIS as an…

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Justice Thomas speaks as U.S. top court confronts racial bias in jury selection
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Justice Thomas speaks as U.S. top court confronts racial bias in jury selection

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared poised to side with a black Mississippi death row inmate put on trial six times for a 1996 quadruple murder…

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Britain says EU could hold emergency summit to offer conditional Brexit extension
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Britain says EU could hold emergency summit to offer conditional Brexit extension

Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKayLONDON (Reuters) - The European Union could next week hold an…

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