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Sri Lanka explosions: 137 killed as churches and hotels targeted
April 21, 2019
At least 137 people are reported killed and hundreds more hurt in six blasts in churches and hotels in several cities.

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Fed up with status quo, Ukrainians tipped to elect comedian as president
April 21, 2019
Ukrainians began voting on Sunday in an election expected to thrust a comedian with no prior political experience into the presidency of a country at war and hungry for change.
Bombs kill 138 in Easter Day attacks on Sri Lankan churches, hotels
April 21, 2019
Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three luxury hotels killed 138 people and wounded more than 400, hospital and police officials said, following a lull in major attacks since the end of the civil war 10 years ago.
Macedonians vote in election dominated by splits over name change
April 21, 2019
Macedonians vote on Sunday in a presidential election dominated by deep divisions over a change of the country's name to North Macedonia under a deal with Greece.
Indian, Australian warships arrive in China for naval parade
April 21, 2019
Warships from India, Australia and several other nations arrived in the eastern Chinese port city of Qingdao on Sunday to attend a naval parade, part of a goodwill visit as China extends the hand of friendship despite regional tensions and suspicions.
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WORLD • Business
Former Peruvian President Led Crime Ring, Prosecutors Say
April 21, 2019
Alan García, the two-time former Peruvian president who killed himself to avoid arrest, led a criminal organization that received millions of dollars in bribes from Brazilian engineering conglomerate Odebrecht, according to a top official in the attorney general’s office and an arrest order for Mr. García and his associates.
Large-Scale Attack Hits Afghan Capital After Relative Lull
April 20, 2019
Suspected militants attacked a government building in teeming central Kabul, triggering a gunbattle with government forces that sent terrified workers scurrying for safety and left others huddled in their offices awaiting rescue. Ten people were killed.
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Taiwan’s Trump?
April 20, 2019
The special Sino Saturday edition of CEO Daily.
As the U.S. and EU Trade Tariff Threats Over Boeing and Airbus Subsidies, a Chinese Upstart Looms
April 17, 2019
The escalation of the trans-Atlantic argument could play into the hands of an up-and-comer.
Notre Dame Fire Donations Near $1 Billion As Cathedral Considers First Reconstruction Steps
April 17, 2019
Securing the exposed vault and removing melted statues are the first orders of business.
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WORLD • Markets
Dollar steadies after upbeat US data amid holiday-thin trade
April 19, 2019
The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six other major currencies, rose to as high as 97.485 overnight, its highest level since April 2.
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Dollar steadies after upbeat US data amid holiday-thin trade
April 19, 2019
The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six other major currencies, rose to as high as 97.485 overnight, its highest level since April 2.
Japan, South Korea, China trade higher as other Asian markets remain closed for Good Friday
April 18, 2019
Japan's Nikkei 225 was up 0.5%, South Korea's Kospi advanced 0.1% and China's Shanghai composite added 0.63%.
Dollar gains over euro after strong US retail sales
April 18, 2019
The U.S. dollar gained on Thursday on strong retail sales data, while the euro was dented by weak manufacturing data in the region.
US crude rises 24 cents, settling at $64, on Saudi export cuts and lower US stockpiles
April 18, 2019
A drop in crude shipments from top exporter Saudi Arabia and a draw in U.S. oil inventories supported prices on Thursday.
Gold steady as stronger dollar offsets weak Europe data
April 18, 2019
Gold held steady near a four-month low on Thursday as a stronger dollar offset concerns over global economic growth after the release of weak manufacturing data out of Europe.
Treasury yields move lower on data showing a strong American consumer
April 18, 2019
U.S. government debt prices rose on Thursday as U.S. retail sales data beat expectations.
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WORLD • Economy
Man Group urges investors to back Jersey move
April 21, 2019
Holding group in tax haven will free global operations from UK regulatory oversight
ECB hopefuls offer policy remedies for bloc’s stuttering economy
April 21, 2019
Race to succeed Draghi throws up fresh stimulus ideas from leading candidates

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WORLD • Opinion
Mayday for American Protectionism
April 19, 2019

The Merchant Marine Act of 1920 – which stipulates that only American ships can transport goods between US ports – has long been a protectionist drag on the US economy. Rather than celebrating the law's centenary next year, policymakers should throw it overboard.

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Loose Ends: Literary Agents Seeking Fresh Voices
April 20, 2019
The newest best seller is waiting to be discovered.
The Fight for the Future of Jack the Ripper
April 20, 2019
Rethinking the world’s most famous serial killer — and his victims — in the #MeToo era.
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