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Nissan committee says facts point to legal violations by former chairman Ghosn

An external committee reviewing governance at Nissan Motor Co said on Wednesday there were enough facts to suspect violations of laws and the private use of company funds by ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn.


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Posted 2019/03/27 13:57:49

India shoots down satellite in test, Modi hails arrival as space power

India shot down one of its satellites in space with an anti-satellite missile on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, hailing the country's first test of such technology as a major breakthrough that establishes it as a space power.


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Posted 2019/03/27 13:56:27

Northern Ireland must be treated differently after No Deal Brexit: Irish PM

Northern Ireland must be treated differently from the rest of the United Kingdom immediately after a no-deal Brexit if a hard border on the island of Ireland is to be avoided, Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday.


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Posted 2019/03/27 13:53:45

UK PM May is totally focused on the job in hand: spokesman

British Prime Minister Theresa May is totally focused on the job at hand and will remain so, her spokesman said, as rumors swirled that she would set out a timetable for her departure to her Conservative lawmakers later on Wednesday.


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Posted 2019/03/27 13:49:40

Labour will back customs union, new referendum as Brexit options: spokesman

Britain's opposition Labour Party will back Brexit proposals including keeping the country in the European Union's customs union and a new referendum when lawmakers vote alternatives to Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal on Wednesday.


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Posted 2019/03/27 13:49:23

Health insurer Centene to buy smaller rival WellCare for $15.27 billion

U.S. health insurer Centene Corp confirmed on Wednesday that it would buy WellCare Health Plans Inc in a cash-and-stock deal to bulk up its government-backed healthcare business, valuing its smaller rival at $15.27 billion.


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Posted 2019/03/27 13:46:06

Wall Street opens flat as global growth worries persist

U.S. stocks opened flat on Wednesday as global growth fears and a prolonged inverted U.S. yield curve prompted investors to stay on the sidelines.


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Posted 2019/03/27 13:38:12

Swedbank head office searched as money laundering allegations grow

Swedish authorities searched the head office of Swedbank on Wednesday as part of an investigation into the bank's handling of money laundering allegations at its Baltic branches.


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Posted 2019/03/27 13:22:24

UK PM May: I can deliver Brexit if lawmakers back my deal this week

British Prime Minister Theresa May told lawmakers on Wednesday that she could fulfill her pledge to take Britain out of the European Union if they backed her divorce deal this week.


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Posted 2019/03/27 12:30:24

OxyContin maker Purdue agrees to settle Oklahoma opioid case: source

Purdue Pharma LP has agreed to settle a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the OxyContin painkiller maker of helping fuel an opioid abuse epidemic, a person familiar with the matter said.


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Posted 2019/03/26 05:28:14

Trump recognizes Golan Heights as Israeli, boosting Netanyahu and angering Syria

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday recognized Israel's 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights in an election boost for visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, prompting a sharp response from Syria, which once held the strategic land.


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Posted 2019/03/26 05:27:45

Saudi Arabia denounces U.S. recognition of Golan Heights as Israeli territory

Saudi Arabia denounced U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Israel's 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights, a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency said early on Tuesday.


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Posted 2019/03/26 05:27:45

Boeing readies 737 MAX software fix as families wait for crash report

Boeing Co will provide airlines that have bought the 737 MAX with free software upgrades, the U.S. manufacturer said on Monday, as Ethiopian Airlines told Reuters it expected a preliminary crash report this week or next.


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Posted 2019/03/26 05:19:14

Boeing fix will prevent repeated activation of anti-stall system: sources

A Boeing Co software fix for the grounded 737 MAX will prevent repeated operation of an anti-stall system at the center of safety concerns and deactivate it altogether if two sensors disagree widely, two people familiar with pilot briefings said.


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Posted 2019/03/26 05:19:14

U.S. panel to review how airplanes certified after Boeing 737 crashes

The U.S. Transportation Department said on Monday that a new blue ribbon commission will review how the Federal Aviation Administration certifies new aircraft after two Boeing 737 MAX jets crashed in recent months, killing nearly 350 people.


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Posted 2019/03/26 05:19:14

Exclusive: Russia, China tells U.N. they sent home over half North Korean workers in 2018

Russia sent home nearly two-thirds of some 30,000 North Koreans working there during 2018 and China repatriated more than half, but did not specify a figure, according to unpublished reports by Moscow and Beijing to the United Nations Security Council.


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Posted 2019/03/26 04:28:36

British lawmakers vote to seize control of Brexit for a day

British lawmakers wrested control of the parliamentary agenda from the government for a day in a highly unusual bid to find a way through the Brexit impasse after Prime Minister Theresa May's EU divorce deal was rejected again.


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Posted 2019/03/26 03:21:23

Asian shares edge up as U.S. bond yields come off late-2017 lows

Asian shares bounced back on Tuesday after two days of losses as U.S. 10-year Treasury yields edged higher, but the outlook remained murky as investors weighed the odds of whether the U.S. economy is in danger of slipping into recession.


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Posted 2019/03/26 03:14:12

Pentagon chief says $1 billion of funding shifted to border wall

The U.S. Department of Defense shifted $1 billion to plan and build a 57-mile section of "pedestrian fencing", roads and lighting along the border between the United States and Mexico, the Pentagon chief said on Monday.


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Posted 2019/03/26 02:50:22

Ex-coaches among 12 to plead not guilty in U.S. college admissions scandal

Former coaches from the University of Southern California and Georgetown University were among a dozen people who pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that they participated in the largest college admissions fraud scheme uncovered in U.S. history.


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Posted 2019/03/26 02:08:15