Standard Chartered to pay $1.1 billion for sanctions violations
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Standard Chartered to pay $1.1 billion for sanctions violations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Standard Chartered Plc has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to U.S. and British authorities for conducting illegal financial transactions that violated sanctions against Iran and…

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Explainer: Israeli election results: what happens next?
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Explainer: Israeli election results: what happens next?

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz both claimed victory in Israel’s election on Tuesday. Benny Gantz, head of Blue and White…

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Century-old bacteria from sick soldier offer clues to cholera epidemics
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Century-old bacteria from sick soldier offer clues to cholera epidemics

(Reuters) - Scientists have mapped the genome of a strain of cholera extracted a century ago from a sick British soldier during World War One and found clues…

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Israeli expat flies in to vote, hoping to help oust Netanyahu
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Israeli expat flies in to vote, hoping to help oust Netanyahu

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - An Israeli entrepreneur went the extra mile to vote in Tuesday’s parliamentary election - 7,401 of them (11,910 km), to be precise. Offir Gutelzon,…

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White House will appeal ruling against returning asylum seekers to Mexico
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White House will appeal ruling against returning asylum seekers to Mexico

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Tuesday it would appeal a court ruling that halted a Trump administration policy requiring some asylum seekers to return to…

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Netanyahu, main rival Gantz, claim victory in Israeli election
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Netanyahu, main rival Gantz, claim victory in Israeli election

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz claimed victory in Israel’s election on Tuesday, with several exit polls giving the veteran…

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At least eight arrests have been made, a senior police commander told ABC News.
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At least eight arrests have been made, a senior police commander told ABC News.

At least eight arrests have been made in connection with the kidnapping of an American tourist and her safari guide in Uganda's most popular national park, ABC News…

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Eric Desplinter, 33, and Gabrielle Wallace, 31, haven’t been seen since April 6.
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Eric Desplinter, 33, and Gabrielle Wallace, 31, haven’t been seen since April 6.

A search is intensifying for two Southern California hikers, who have been missing for days in the Mount Baldy area. Eric Desplinter, 33, and Gabrielle Wallace, 31, were…

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U.S. slaps more charges on parents in college admissions cheating scandal
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U.S. slaps more charges on parents in college admissions cheating scandal

BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors filed fresh conspiracy and money laundering charges on Tuesday against 16 parents charged with paying bribes to secure their children seats in elite…

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Airbnb reverses on delisting Israeli settlements, won’t profit off West Bank
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Airbnb reverses on delisting Israeli settlements, won’t profit off West Bank

JERUSALEM/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Airbnb said on Tuesday it would not implement a planned delisting of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and would donate proceeds from…

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Trump wants debt ceiling hike passed quickly, will not link to wall funds: Mnuchin
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Trump wants debt ceiling hike passed quickly, will not link to wall funds: Mnuchin

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifies before a House Financial Services Committee hearing on the "State of the International Financial System" on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April…

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EU to agree Brexit delay but France pushes for conditions
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EU to agree Brexit delay but France pushes for conditions

PARIS/BERLIN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will grant Prime Minister Theresa May a second delay to Brexit but they could demand she accepts a much longer extension as…

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Wall Street drops on U.S. trade tensions with EU, IMF global outlook
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Wall Street drops on U.S. trade tensions with EU, IMF global outlook

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Trade-sensitive industrials dragged Wall Street lower on Tuesday as tensions over tariffs between the United States and its European trading partners went from simmer…

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Plains and Midwest states are bracing for another massive winter storm and the prospect of renewed flooding
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Plains and Midwest states are bracing for another massive winter storm and the prospect of renewed flooding

The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, one of the poorest areas in the nation, is bracing for another major winter storm and the prospect of renewed…

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The man was covered in bees by the time deputies arrived.
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The man was covered in bees by the time deputies arrived.

An Arizona man has died after he attempted to remove a beehive from his backyard on his own, authorities said. The Yuma County Sheriff's Office was called to…

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Turkey’s military has sought to defend itself against accusations from a Greek marine conservation group that its naval exercises have been behind a recent spike in the number of dolphin deaths.
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Turkey’s military has sought to defend itself against accusations from a Greek marine conservation group that its naval exercises have been behind a recent spike in the number of dolphin deaths.

Turkey's military has sought to defend itself against accusations from a Greek marine conservation group that its naval exercises have been behind a recent spike in the number…

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