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India election results 2019: Voters to find out if Modi returns as PM
May 23, 2019
Counting begins in a bitterly fought election seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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India starts counting 600 million votes, Modi looks at second term
May 23, 2019
India began counting hundreds of millions of votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party already preparing to form the next government.
Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials
May 23, 2019
The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday.
Iran youth will witness demise of Israel, 'American civilization': Khamenei
May 23, 2019
Iran's youth will witness the demise of Israel and American civilization, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday in comments published on his official website.
U.S. Navy sends two ships through strategic Taiwan Strait
May 23, 2019
The U.S. military said it sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, its latest transit through the sensitive waterway and a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense relations between the world's two biggest economies.
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Chinese Fugitive Living Large in Los Angeles
May 22, 2019
One of China’s most-wanted men has been running a Hollywood movie company, promoting a cryptocurrency venture with boxer Mike Tyson and on one occasion posing for a photo alongside President Trump.
Qualcomm Shares Hit by Ruling on Antitrust Violation
May 22, 2019
Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry. Qualcomm shares fell more than 10%.
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For India’s Youth, These Elections Are About More Than Party Politics
May 22, 2019
“There is incredible hope about what India can be...but politics, particularly is a dirty word for most of them.”
Data Sheet—How Trump’s China Trade War Is Morphing Into a Tech War
May 22, 2019
This is your Data Sheet newsletter for Wednesday, May 22, 2019.
Trump Blacklisted Huawei After China Trade War Negotiations Stalled
May 21, 2019
The move caused massive supply chain disruptions for Intel, Qualcomm, and Broadcom, among other tech companies.
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Gold prices steady, buoyed by worries over US-China trade tensions
May 23, 2019
Gold prices steadied on Thursday just above a two-week low touched this week, buoyed by worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict could expand into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies.
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Gold prices steady, buoyed by worries over US-China trade tensions
May 23, 2019
Gold prices steadied on Thursday just above a two-week low touched this week, buoyed by worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict could expand into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies.
Yen advances as trade woes, Brexit concerns shake investor confidence
May 23, 2019
The yen advanced against its peers on Thursday as persistent U.S.-China trade fears and Brexit concerns fanned risk aversion, lifting the safe-haven Japanese currency.
Oil prices fall on surging US crude stockpiles, economic concerns
May 23, 2019
Oil prices declined on Thursday, extending falls from the previous session amid surging U.S. crude inventories and weak demand from refineries.
Asia markets slip amid US-China trade jitters
May 22, 2019
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hopes of a speedy resolution to the U.S.-China trade war.
Gold holds steady above two-week low after Fed minutes
May 22, 2019
Gold was little changed on Wednesday in the wake of minutes from the latest U.S. Federal Reserve meeting, but the precious metal was trading above the two-week low hit in the last session as stock markets slid on fresh trade tensions.
Dollar holds near one-month high ahead of Fed minutes
May 22, 2019
The U.S. dollar held near a one-month high on Wednesday amid heightened trade tensions between the United States and China and ahead of the release of Federal Reserve meeting minutes which may provide more clues on why the central bank stood pat on interest rates earlier this month.
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The Europe of Tomorrow
May 22, 2019

It is still essential to stress the EU’s role as a guarantor of peace and prosperity following World War II. But today’s EU must foster additional sources of legitimacy if it is to appeal to today's post-postwar generation.

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