Nations agree on global climate pact rules

Nations agree on global climate pact rules

Nearly 200 countries overcame political divisions to agree on rules for implementing a landmark global climate deal, but critics say it is not ambitious enough to prevent the dangerous effects of global warming.
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South Korea tries a flashy fix for its 'smartphone zombies'

South Korea tries a flashy fix for its 'smartphone zombies'

A city in South Korea has installed flickering lights and laser beams at a road crossing to warn “smartphone zombies” to look up and drivers to slow down, in the hope of preventing accidents.
'When I speak, he shall be nameless': PM Ardern voices New Zealand's grief

'When I speak, he shall be nameless': PM Ardern voices New Zealand's grief

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern urges people not to give an alleged gunman notoriety as she promises action after the Christchurch mosque shootings.
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'Similarities' found in Boeing crash probe -investigators

'Similarities' found in Boeing crash probe -investigators

Investigators who verified data extracted from the black box recorders of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX plane have found 'clear similarities' with the Lion Air flight that crashed in October. Conway G.
Dutch police arrest suspect in Utrecht shooting

Dutch police arrest suspect in Utrecht shooting

Dutch police arrested a Turkish man suspected of shooting dead three people and wounding five on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday.
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Wall Street rises ahead of Fed meeting

Wall Street rises ahead of Fed meeting

Wall Street edged higher on Monday ahead of the Federal Reserve policymakers meeting this week. Boeing and Facebook were a drag.
UK parliament 'can't vote on same Brexit deal'

UK parliament 'can't vote on same Brexit deal'

British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a fresh Brexit setback on Monday (March 18) when the speaker of parliament John Bercow said any proposal she puts to lawmakers must be substantially different to the ones previously rejected by them.
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Bet on data center, office REITs says John Creswell

Bet on data center, office REITs says John Creswell

Real estate investment trusts focusing on logistics and data centers like Prologis and Digital Realty make good investments, Duff & Phelps Investment Management's Duff Phelps said in an interview with Reuters' Fred Katayama.
At least three dead in U.S. Midwest flooding

At least three dead in U.S. Midwest flooding

Floodwaters in the Midwestern United States after last week's "bomb cyclone" have left at least three people dead with further evacuations possible.
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Gunman kills at least three people in Dutch tram

Gunman kills at least three people in Dutch tram

A gunman shot dead at least three people and wounded others on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday, according to officials.
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Rohingya 'lost generation' fight for right to education in Bangladesh camps

Rohingya 'lost generation' fight for right to education in Bangladesh camps

Rohingya children in Bangladeshi camps are struggling to study, especially after the government issued letters to local schools banning their attendance. But some are still finding ways to get their education.
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Boeing faces growing scrutiny in Ethiopian crash probe

Boeing faces growing scrutiny in Ethiopian crash probe

World's biggest planemaker Boeing faces escalating pressure after Ethiopia pointed out similarities between its crash and one in Indonesia last year, focusing on the safety of software installed on the 737 MAX planes.
Police search for gunman in Dutch tram shooting

Police search for gunman in Dutch tram shooting

A gunman opened fire on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht killing some passengers and wounding others. Police are hunting for a 37-year-old Turkish man.
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O’Rourke raises $6.1M in campaign’s first day

O’Rourke raises $6.1M in campaign’s first day

Beto O'Rourke's campaign announced Monday that the former Texas congressman raised $6.1 million in his first 24 hours as a presidential candidate.
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Fidelity National buys Worldpay for $35 billion

Fidelity National buys Worldpay for $35 billion

Fidelity National Information Services is buying Worldpay for about $35 billion. As Fred Katayama reports, it's the biggest deal ever in the fast-consolidating world of electronic payments.
Berlin marks Equal Pay Day with symbolic 21 percent reductions for women

Berlin marks Equal Pay Day with symbolic 21 percent reductions for women

A number of businesses in Berlin are offering women a 21 percent discount on goods and services to mark Equal Pay Day and call attention to one of the highest gender pay gaps in Europe.
Iran to file legal case against US for sanctions

Iran to file legal case against US for sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that U.S. sanctions against Iran were "crimes against humanity" and said Tehran would file a legal case against U.S. officials for imposing difficulties on the nation.
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One feared dead in Dutch tram shooting

One feared dead in Dutch tram shooting

Several people have been shot, one possibly fatally, in a tram in the central Dutch city of Utrecht, in an incident police said may have a "terrorist motive." Lauren Anthony reports.
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Eat asparagus? Brexit may hit British farms next

Eat asparagus? Brexit may hit British farms next

"It is incredibly clear cut," family farmer Chris Chinn says, "there is no UK asparagus on your supermarket shelves without seasonal migrant workers." He fears his supply of EU labor is quickly vanishing.
New Zealand students perform Haka in tribute to shooting victims

New Zealand students perform Haka in tribute to shooting victims

Students from various schools in Christchurch paid their respects to victims of the mosque attacks by performing a Haka, a ceremonial Maori dance.
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Global stocks climb to five month high

Global stocks climb to five month high

Global stocks rose to their highest in five months and the dollar dipped on Monday as traders began to price in an accommodative stance from the U.S. Federal Reserve at its policy meeting this week.
OPEC to scrap April meeting but keep oil cuts in place

OPEC to scrap April meeting but keep oil cuts in place

OPEC is set to scrap its planned meeting in April and decide instead whether to extend oil output cuts in June, when the market will be able to assess the full impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran and the crisis in Venezuela. Ciara Lee reports
Deutsche, Commerzbank eye $2tln megabank

Deutsche, Commerzbank eye $2tln megabank

Germany's two biggest banks, Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, are in talks over a merger, but unions say a deal could cost tens of thousands of jobs.
New Zealand PM says gun laws 'will change'

New Zealand PM says gun laws 'will change'

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she would announce new gun laws within days, after a gunman killed 50 people in mass shootings at two mosques in the city of Christchurch.
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U.S. authorities investigate FAA approval of Boeing plane: WSJ

U.S. authorities investigate FAA approval of Boeing plane: WSJ

The Wall Street Journal reports that the U.S. Department of Transportation is investigating the Federal Aviation Administration's approval of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jetliners. News of the probe comes in the wake of an Ethiopian Airlines crash last week that killed all 157 people on board.
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