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ADDIS ABABA/SEATTLE/PARIS (Reuters) - Investigators will release on Thursday a keenly awaited report on the deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet, Ethiopia’s Transport Ministry said, giving the first official clues to the second crash of a new Boeing 737 MAX in five months. Some 35 nationalities were among the 157 passengers and...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Ousted Nissan Motor Co boss Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday said on Twitter that he was getting ready to tell the truth about recent events and that he would hold a news conference on April 11. “I’m getting ready to tell the truth about what’s happening. Press conference on Thursday, April 11,”...
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly, an all-powerful legislature controlled by the ruling Socialist Party, on Tuesday approved a measure allowing for a trial of opposition leader Juan Guaido, in what appeared to be step toward having him arrested. Guaido, leader of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, in January invoked the country’s constitution to...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump took a shot on Tuesday at former Vice President Joe Biden, a possible Democratic rival in the 2020 race for the White House, mocking him over allegations of unwanted physical contact with women. In a speech to a fundraising dinner for the National Republican Congressional...
(Reuters) - England women’s coach Phil Neville has called on the country’s biggest clubs to host women’s games at their main stadiums. Attendance at women’s games in Europe has grown this season, with 60,739 watching Atletico Madrid play Barcelona at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid earlier this month, a record for a women’s...
BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc and other consumer brands lowered prices for their products in China on Monday as a cut in the country’s value-added tax (VAT) rate came into effect. Price tags for products listed on the Apple’s China website were lowered on Monday morning, including a discount of up to 500 yuan...
MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Two weeks after a suicide bombing in Kashmir in February killed 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, a Facebook user called Avi Dandiya posted a live video in which he played a recording of a call purportedly involving home minister, the president of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and an unidentified...
(CNN)A new law which comes into effect from next week will punish homosexual sex and adultery with death in the small southeast Asian kingdom of Brunei. Beginning on April 3, any individuals found guilty of the offenses will be stoned to death, according to a new penal code. The punishment will be "witnessed by a group of Muslims." The country's strict...
London (CNN)The UK Parliament will vote Friday on Theresa May's Brexit deal for a third and possibly final time, the British government confirmed. But the arrangements are, unsurprisingly, mired in confusion and controversy. Andrea Leadsom, leader of the House of Commons, told lawmakers that the government had decided to split the Withdrawal Agreement -- which sets the divorce terms --...
(CNN)State Department sources say they know American residents -- either US citizens or people with legal status in the United States -- are being held in detention camps in Xinjiang, China. When asked if there were many, one of the sources said, "No, a few." They were unable to disclose more details due to privacy concerns, for the time being. At a...

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