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Steve King disses Hurricane Katrina victims

From: NEW YORK POST - 5 min 12 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Iowa Rep. Steve King dissed the victims of Hurricane Katrina at a town hall meeting this week — claiming they were looking for handouts after the disaster — unlike those affected by recent flooding in his home state.  “Here’s what FEMA tells me,” the controversial Republican congressman told constituents at the Thursday meeting. “We go...
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USC may revoke degrees from grads caught up in admissions scandal

From: NEW YORK POST - 7 min 58 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Some graduates from the University of Southern California could see their degrees revoked in wake of the wide-reaching college cheating scam, according to a new report. In all the cases, students allegedly fraudulently gained admission to the highly competitive school as athletic recruits with the help of admitted mastermind William “Rick” Singer, TMZ reported Friday....
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This is how much Nancy Reagan hated Barbara Bush

From: NEW YORK POST - 17 min 23 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Then-first lady Nancy Reagan — who was no fan of Barbara Bush — personally removed Vice President George H.W. Bush and his wife from the guest list of the 1985 royal visit by Prince Charles and Lady Diana, according to a new book. USA Today’s DC bureau chief Susan Page offers the tidbit in her...
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South Ossetia warns will seek Russia’s help in case of Georgia’s military provocation

From: TASS (Russian News Agency) - 17 min 27 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
At the previous meeting Georgia misinformed South Ossetia about its drills with NATO, noting that this exercise did not involve conducting any combat actions
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Make music that sounds like Bach with Google's first-ever A.I.-powered Google Doodle

From: CNBC - 18 min 1 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
"Pretty fun to try out and see how A.I. and humans can be creative together," said Google CEO Sundar Pichai.
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How a sign language interpreter became a symbol of New Zealand’s inclusive response to Christchurch terror attack

From: WASHINGTON POST - 21 min 57 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
A sign language interpreter has appeared by the prime minister's side during her news briefings.

U.S. preparing official document on recognising Israeli sovereignty of Golan Heights - source

From: REUTERS - 23 min 47 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
U.S. officials are preparing an official document to codify recognition by the United States of Israeli sovereignty of the Golan Heights and President Donald Trump is likely to sign it next week, a senior administration official said on Friday.
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Ghana bus collision kills dozens - police

From: REUTERS - 35 min 39 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
At least 30 people were killed and several others injured after two buses collided in central Ghana, the police said on Friday.
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Brexit Q&A: how likely are we to crash out of the EU with no deal?

From: The Guardian - 36 min 4 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Possible scenarios range from no deal to May’s deal, Norway plus, second referendum to May’s resignation

We’re much less likely to crash out without a deal next week because the 29 March Brexit deadline has been removed.

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Junta chief croons, ousted PM says 'we will win' in Thai election battle

From: REUTERS - 36 min 59 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Thailand's election contest between military-backed government and opposition parties played out in duelling images on Friday, two days before the first vote since a 2014 army coup.
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IRS gives even more taxpayers a break on 2018 underpayment penalties

From: CNBC - 37 min 1 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
If you were short on your 2018 tax withholding, the IRS may be giving you a pass.
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U.S. warns it can act against people helping Iran evade energy sanctions

From: REUTERS - 38 min 43 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The United States reserves the right to take action against any person helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions on energy shipments, a State Department official said on Friday.
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Sam Adams is dedicating a beer to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg named 'When There Are Nine'

From: CNBC - 40 min 1 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Boston brewer Sam Adams is dedicating a new beer to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, named after one of the liberal judge's comments about gender and the court.
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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Tiffany, Nike, Avon Products & more

From: CNBC - 40 min 1 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Names on the move ahead of the open.
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Islamic State no longer holds any territory in Syria - White House

From: REUTERS - 45 min 32 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The U.S. Defense Department says the militant group Islamic State no longer holds any territory in Syria, a White House spokeswoman said on Friday.
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Roger Stone explains why he’ll be pleading the fifth before Congress

From: NEW YORK POST - 45 min 53 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Roger Stone was his loquacious self during a radio interview Friday in which he discussed everything from his refusal to turn over documents to the House Judiciary Committee, his growing legal defense fund and his favorite Brooklyn eatery’s jarred sauce. President Trump’s former political adviser and self-described political dirty trickster noted on AM 970’s “The...
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U.S. preparing official document on recognising Israeli sovereignty of Golan Heights - source

From: REUTERS - 47 min 13 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
U.S. officials are preparing an official document to codify recognition by the United States of Israeli sovereignty of the Golan Heights and President Donald Trump might sign it next week, a senior administration official said on Friday.
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Prosecutor who led case against Michael Cohen to step down

From: NEW YORK POST - 48 min 7 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The federal prosecutor who led the investigation into former President Trump fixer Michael Cohen is stepping down. Robert Khuzami, who has been serving as second-in-command to Geoffrey Berman, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, cited “personal reasons” for ending his 15-month tenure, according to The New York Times. “Rob Khuzami is...
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Eleven men arrested in Belfast raids targeting loyalist paramilitaries

From: The Guardian - 48 min 50 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Drugs, cash, cars and jewellery seized in operation against activities of East Belfast UVF

Eleven men have been arrested by police during coordinated raids targeting loyalist paramilitaries in Belfast.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) also seized drugs, cash, and expensive cars and jewellery in an operation against the criminal activities of the East Belfast Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF).

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Dutch Prosecutors Say Suspect in Utrecht Shooting Admits Guilt to Judge

From: Voice of Europe - 49 min 41 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
A man suspected of killing three people in a shooting aboard a tram in the city of Utrecht this week admitted his guilt to a judge on Friday and has said he acted alone, Dutch prosecutors said. Turkish-born Gokmen Tanis, 37, is accused of carrying out the March 18 shooting with terrorist intent. Authorities are also investigating whether he had other personal motives. Prosecutors gave no further details of Tanis' confession, citing the importance of further investigation. The detention of Tanis, who was arrested after a seven-hour manhunt on Monday by Dutch security forces, was extended on Friday by the maximum amount allowed of two weeks. He is due to appear before court again within two weeks, at which point his detention can be extended by up to 90 days. A 40-year old man, who was held on Tuesday because Tanis was arrested in his house, was released on Friday as there was no evidence of his involvement in the shooting in any way, the prosecutors said.
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American Airlines pilots will test 737 MAX software fix in Boeing simulator

From: REUTERS - 50 min 7 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
American Airlines pilots will test Boeing Co's 737 MAX software fix on simulators this weekend, the pilots' union told Reuters on Thursday, a key step in restoring confidence in the jet after two fatal crashes.
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U.S.' pressure on Hezbollah, Iran is working, Pompeo says in Beirut

From: REUTERS - 50 min 41 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
U.S. sanctions on Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah are working, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday on a visit to Beirut, calling on Lebanon to stand up to the Shi'ite group which he accused of "criminality, terror and threats".
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Thai parties hold final campaign rallies before election

From: WASHINGTON POST - 54 min 11 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Thailand’s main political parties have held their final major rallies ahead of Sunday’s general election, urging their supporters on and highlighting policies they hope will bring them victory

Ten men detained near Frankfurt on suspicion of Islamist attack plot

From: REUTERS - 56 min 46 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Ten men were detained in raids around Frankfurt on Friday on suspicion of planning an Islamist attack using a vehicle and guns with the goal of killing as many people as possible, prosecutors said.
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Explainer: Change to 737 MAX controls may have imperiled planes, experts say

From: REUTERS - 57 min 52 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Much like tapping the brake pedal in a car to disengage cruise control, a sharp tug on the controls of older models of Boeing Co's 737 used to shut off an automatic trim system that keeps the plane flying level, giving the pilot control.
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No president has recognized Israel’s control of the Golan Heights. Trump changed that with a tweet.

From: WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 3 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Trump's decision upends decades of U.S. — and Israeli — policy on the disputed region.

Majority of bitcoin trading is a hoax, new study finds

From: CNBC - 1 hour 6 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Ninety five percent of spot bitcoin trading volume is faked by unregulated exchanges, according to a new study.
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Norwegian Air says its Boeing MAX fleet doesn’t have cockpit warning light

From: NEW YORK POST - 1 hour 6 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Norwegian Air’s fleet of 18 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft is not equipped with a cockpit light warning of discrepancies between angle of attack sensors, the company said on Friday.
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Wall Street analysts this week are increasingly worried about Amazon hurting the stocks they cover

From: CNBC - 1 hour 8 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
CNBC combed through Wall Street research over the last week to see what stocks are feeling the Amazon effect.
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Man charged with torching family’s home, killing his own mother

From: NEW YORK POST - 1 hour 8 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
A Louisiana man suspected of filling a water jug with gasoline and torching his family’s apartment last fall, killing his 78-year-old mother, has been formally indicted. Erik Beasley, 40, was charged Thursday with first-degree murder and aggravated arson in the Nov. 23 death of Sarah Beasley, the Times-Picayune reports, citing the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s...
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Jared Kushner 'used WhatsApp for official duties', top Democrat says

From: BBC - 1 hour 10 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Democrat Elijah Cummings says the White House senior advisor used the messaging app for business.

Confusion, grief as hunt for remains from Ethiopia crash halted

From: REUTERS - 1 hour 11 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Body parts and personal effects were still strewn across the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 on March 15, a witness told Reuters, five days after the disaster and the day before recovery efforts were halted.
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Rosnano CEO Chubais vouched for Baring Vostok’s founder Michael Calvey

From: TASS (Russian News Agency) - 1 hour 11 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The founder of the Baring Vostok investment fund was arrested on charges of embezzlement
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Democrats will order FBI, White House counsel to preserve records shared with Mueller

From: WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 11 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Directives also will be sent to the CIA, NSA, Director of National Intelligence, and the departments of Justice, Treasury and State, congressional aides say.

U.S. sanctions Iranian scientists over concerns about nuclear weapons program

From: WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 11 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The U.S. sanctions target 31 people and companies working on technology the Trump administration says could be used to restart a nuclear weapons program.

Pompeo says Trump is like biblical queen who saved Jews

From: WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 15 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says it’s “possible” that President Donald Trump is like a queen who saved Jews in the Old Testament

EU leaders postpone decision on 2050 climate goal to June

From: WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 16 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
European Union leaders are pushing back a decision on the bloc’s efforts to end most emissions of greenhouse gases

Turn in your smartphones: How Mueller kept a lid on Trump-Russia probe

From: Sydney Morning Herald - 1 hour 18 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
In a city known for its leaks, Mueller pulled off a rare feat. He has kept a tight lid on both his office and the evidence he was amassing in his highly sensitive investigation.
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Jimmy Carter is oldest living former US president at 94

From: SKY NEWS - 1 hour 21 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Jimmy Carter has become the oldest living former US president at the age of 94. 

Red Bull was actually behind the fake meteor that freaked out LA

From: NEW YORK POST - 1 hour 21 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
A meteor streaking across the skies of Los Angeles is something we’ve all seen at least once in a big-budget Hollywood flick, but LA residents saw it for real last night…or at least they thought they did. On Wednesday evening a massive fireball flew across the LA skyline and was caught on camera by hundreds...
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Germany: 11 arrested in raid on suspected extremist plotters

From: WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 21 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
German authorities say 11 people have been arrested in raids in western Germany on a group of people suspected of planning an Islamic extremist attack using a vehicle and firearms

Venezuelan minister accuses Guadió chief of staff of leading 'terrorist cell'

From: The Guardian - 1 hour 22 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Maduro’s interior minister alleged a cache of ‘weapons of war’ had been apprehended with Roberto Marrero as face-off escalates

The face-off between Nicolás Maduro and his US-backed challenger Juan Guaidó has escalated dramatically after Venezuelan intelligence agents seized Guaidó’s chief of staff and accused him of leading a “terrorist cell” plotting a wave of political assassinations.

Related: Juan Guaidó's chief of staff arrested by Venezuelan agents

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German police arrest 10 people on suspicion of terror plot

From: The Guardian - 1 hour 24 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Suspects aged between 20 and 42 detained after police raids in Frankfurt region

Ten people have been arrested in Germany on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack using a car and guns with the aim of killing as many people as possible.

The suspects, whose ages range from 20 to 42, were detained on Friday in police raids in the region around Frankfurt, prosecutors said. No details were provided on the nationalities of the suspects.

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Home sales make record jump, proving how sensitive buyers are to interest rates

From: CNBC - 1 hour 25 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Sales of existing homes skyrocketed a whopping 11.8 percent in February compared with January, according to the National Association of Realtors.
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Defrocked priest who molested boys is teaching children in the Dominican Republic

From: NEW YORK POST - 1 hour 26 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
A defrocked New Jersey priest convicted of molesting two underage boys has been tracked down in the Dominican Republic — where he’s teaching children, according to a report on Friday. Hadmels DeFrias insisted that he’s no longer attracted to youngsters — though, in the same breath, he left open the possibility of feeling that way...
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U.S. says Russian ship suspected of illicit North Korea trade

From: REUTERS - 1 hour 29 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The U.S. government has named a Russian ship on a list of vessels suspected of providing fuel to Pyongyang, a month after Reuters reported the same ship violated sanctions by carrying out a clandestine transfer to a North Korean tanker.
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Police unit that arrested Stormy Daniels disbanded after ‘internal review’

From: NEW YORK POST - 1 hour 30 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The Ohio police unit which gained recognition for its arrest of adult-film actress Stormy Daniels — and later marred by allegations that a detective forced women to have sex with him in exchange for their freedom — was disbanded this week amid an “internal review” into their misconduct, a police official announced this week. The...
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New Zealand's day of mourning for Christchurch – in pictures

From: The Guardian - 1 hour 30 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Vigils and silences held as country remembers the victims of the mosque shooting

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Zagitova says victory in Figure Skating Championships was her main goal for the season

From: TASS (Russian News Agency) - 1 hour 31 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The figure skater said that she intends to further fight for high results
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Italy pulls out red carpet for Xi Jinping in trade charm offensive

From: The Guardian - 1 hour 32 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Bocelli to sing for China’s president as Italy becomes first G7 nation to back ‘Silk Road’ plan

Rome gave a lavish welcome to the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, his wife and entourage on Friday as Italy and China controversially pledged to strengthen trade and investment ties.

Xi is in the Italian capital on a two-day state visit, along with about 200 officials. He is expected to strike a range of deals worth up to €7bn and attend a gala dinner, where the tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform, during his visit.

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Albanian police arrest Indian wanted for money laundering

From: WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 32 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Albanian authorities say they have arrested an Indian citizen wanted in his country for money laundering

Irish authorities find parcel bomb similar to UK packages

From: WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 32 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Authorities in Ireland say a parcel bomb found at an Irish postal depot appears identical to a series of devices sent to Britain

German prosecutors detain 10 on suspicion of planning Islamist attack

From: REUTERS - 1 hour 33 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
German prosecutors in Frankfurt on Friday said 10 people were detained and under investigation on suspicion of planning an Islamist attack using a car and guns with the goal of killing as many people as possible.
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Suspect in Utrecht Tram Shooting Confessed, Prosecutors Say

From: NEW YORK TIMES - 1 hour 34 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The man, who faces terrorism charges in the Netherlands, made the admission in his first court hearing and told the judge that he had acted alone, according to Dutch prosecutors.
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Suspect in Utrecht Tram Shooting Confessed, Prosecutors Say

From: NEW YORK TIMES - 1 hour 34 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The man, who faces terrorism charges in the Netherlands, made the admission in his first court hearing and told the judge that he had acted alone, according to Dutch prosecutors.
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Italy Gives Xi, and China’s Vast Infrastructure Project, a Royal Welcome

From: NEW YORK TIMES - 1 hour 35 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Italy would become the first Group of 7 nation to officially join China’s vast One Belt One Road project on Saturday, a sign of Beijing’s growing influence.
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Ukraine’s presidential hopeful calls for talks with Russia on lifting sanctions

From: TASS (Russian News Agency) - 1 hour 35 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
On March 22, Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev met with Ukrainian presidential candidate Yuri Boyko and chairman of the Political Council of the Opposition Platform For Life party Viktor Medvedchuk
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Charlottesville schools closed for a second day after violent racist threats

From: NEW YORK POST - 1 hour 36 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Schools in Charlottesville, Virginia, remained closed for a second consecutive day on Friday as police investigated a threat of racist violence against non-white students that had been posted online, officials said. City leaders have worked to ease racial tensions in the city since a white nationalist rally in August 2017 descended into violence, with a...
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France drafts in troops to prevent further gilets jaunes violence

From: The Guardian - 1 hour 38 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Soldiers deployed in show of force in Paris and in Nice, which is hosting a state visit

France has drafted in extra security forces including army troops to try to prevent any repeat of violence during gilets jaunes protests in Paris or other cities this weekend.

Police, gendarmes and soldiers will be deployed in a show of force in the capital and in the southern city of Nice, where the president, Emmanuel Macron, will meet his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, for a state visit on Sunday.

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Germans must spend for Europe - EU candidate Weber

From: REUTERS - 1 hour 38 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Germans must be ready to spend to bolster economies elsewhere in Europe, the German lead candidate for the EU centre-right said on Friday as campaigning gets underway for European Parliament elections in May.
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Russian pilot's special relationship with rescued bear

From: BBC - 1 hour 40 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The cub was found abandoned in 2016 and lives on a decommissioned Russian airbase.

Federal prosecutor who oversaw the case against Michael Cohen is leaving New York office

From: CNBC - 1 hour 40 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Robert Khuzami, the high-ranking Manhattan federal prosecutor who led the criminal case against President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, is leaving his post next month.
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Water is now ‘gold’ for desperate Venezuelans

From: NEW YORK POST - 1 hour 40 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
As Venezuela endures the country’s deepest ever economic crisis ever, a 1.32 gallons bottle of water costs about $2 at a Caracas supermarket, out of reach for many low-income people where the monthly minimum wage is only around $6.
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The 10 tech companies providing the best workplace experience, according to Indeed

From: CNBC - 1 hour 44 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
These employers go above and beyond.
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Vietnam tells monks to stop profiting from karma rituals

From: WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 45 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Vietnamese authorities have ordered monks at a popular Buddhist pagoda to stop “soul summoning” and “bad karma eviction” ceremonies after an investigation found the rituals were a scam

Bonds are flashing a huge recession signal — here's what happened to stocks last time it happened

From: CNBC - 1 hour 48 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The bond market is edging closer to signaling a recession, but don't panic, stocks could have a lot more to run even if the feared "yield curve" inverts, according to history.
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Prosecutor who oversaw case against Trump lawyer Cohen to step down

From: REUTERS - 1 hour 48 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Robert Khuzami, the federal prosecutor who oversaw the case against President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, will step down from his role as Deputy U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. Attorney's office announced Friday.
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Trump accuses 2020 Democratic hopefuls of being ‘anti-Israel’

From: NEW YORK POST - 1 hour 49 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
President Trump on Friday accused 2020 Democratic presidential candidates of being “anti-Israel” for deciding to skip the upcoming conference hosted by a pro-Israel lobbying group. “The Democrats have very much proven to be anti-Israel. There’s no question about that. And it’s a disgrace,” Trump railed to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House...
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Driving instructor arrested for molesting teen during lessons

From: NEW YORK POST - 1 hour 49 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
A California driving instructor and registered sex offender was busted for molesting a teen student during two driving lessons, local police said. A 17-year-old girl reported on March 12 that 56-year-old Tom Lam had sexually assaulted her, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement. He was arrested at his home in the...
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