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Trump hails fall of Islamic State 'caliphate' in Syria
March 23, 2019
The Islamic State group remains a threat despite the fall of its final territory, President Trump says.

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Wife of Venezuelan opposition leader to Maduro: 'Enough already!'
March 24, 2019
The wife of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido had a brief message for President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday, following the arrest of her husband's chief of staff this week: "Enough already."
Passengers airlifted from crippled cruise ship in storm off Norway
March 24, 2019
Rescue helicopters evacuated more than 150 people from a luxury cruise ship which suffered engine failure on Saturday in stormy weather off the west coast of Norway, police and rescue workers said.
Moroccan teachers protest to demand better working conditions
March 24, 2019
At least 15,000 teachers protested peacefully in the Moroccan capital Rabat late on Saturday to demand better working conditions, witnesses said.
Spain's Socialists lead, short of majority: poll election
March 23, 2019
Spain's Socialists led in a poll published on Sunday in daily El Pais, but fell short of a majority with its main ally ahead of a general election next month.
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WORLD • Business
Boeing, FAA Closer to 737 Max Fix
March 23, 2019
U.S. air-safety regulators have tentatively approved sweeping software and pilot-training changes for Boeing Co.’s grounded 737 MAX jets that would make the flight-control system less aggressive.
Saudi Arabia's Economic Overhaul Is Backfiring
March 23, 2019
A sweeping effort to diversify the Saudi kingdom’s oil-dependent economy is creating new problems, as Saudis and their businesses begin to feel the pain of an uncertain transition.
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China Has Had Enough of Your Garbage
March 23, 2019
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A No-Deal Brexit Is Still on the Table—And Businesses Have Every Right to be Scared
March 22, 2019
There's still no deal, and disaster still looms.
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WORLD • Markets
Part of 'yield curve' inverts as 3-month yield tops 10-year rate
March 22, 2019
The fall in long-term debt yields sparked an inversion of the Treasury curve, a recession indicator for traders.
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Part of 'yield curve' inverts as 3-month yield tops 10-year rate
March 22, 2019
The fall in long-term debt yields sparked an inversion of the Treasury curve, a recession indicator for traders.
Gold rises as growth concerns dent risk appetite
March 22, 2019
Gold edged higher on Friday as weak economic data from the euro zone exacerbated fears of a global slowdown, weighing on risk sentiment and putting bullion on track for its best week in nearly two months.
Oil eases from 2019 highs, settles down 1.6% at $59.04 per barrel
March 22, 2019
Oil fell, slipping further from 2019 highs as focus shifted to a lack of progress in U.S.-China trade talks and as grim manufacturing data from Germany and the U.S. reignited fears of a slowdown.
Dow drops more than 450 points, S&P 500 posts worst day since January amid global growth worries
March 22, 2019
Stocks dropped as investors worried global economic growth could slow down following the Fed's cautious outlook from earlier in the week.
European stocks close week sharply lower on weak European data
March 22, 2019
European stocks slipped Friday as worse-than-expected economic data intensified concerns around slowing global growth.
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WORLD • Economy
IDB scraps meeting after China excludes Venezuela
March 23, 2019
Development bank is caught up in strategic rivalry between Washington and Beijing
Quants: is it time to tweak the code?
March 23, 2019
Choppy 2018 spooks managers and exposes shaky foundations after investors pull $8bn

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WORLD • Opinion
The Ambition Europe Needs
March 22, 2019

Whereas the Europe of the 1950s was desperate to ensure peace and freedom, underpinned by liberal democratic systems and values, the Europe of 2019 is electing nationalist and populist parties that are actively undermining that effort. This is not a status quo anyone – especially not Germany – should be defending.

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Forget Self-Driving Cars. Bring Back the Stick Shift.
March 23, 2019
Technology meant to save us from distraction is making us less attentive.
Britain Is Drowning Itself in Nostalgia
March 23, 2019
Brexit has exposed my country as a solipsistic backwater.
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