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House oversight chairman cites 'massive' obstruction by Trump, Barr

April 24, 2019 - 4:01pm
The Democratic chairman of the House Oversight Committee accused the Trump administration of a "massive, unprecedented, and growing pattern of obstruction" for ordering federal employees not to comply with congressional investigations.
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Wall Street edges lower in mixed earnings day

April 24, 2019 - 3:11pm
The S&P 500 was down slightly on Wednesday, taking a pause after the previous session's record close as investors digested a mixed batch of earnings reports and declining energy stocks limited gains.
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Scaffolding firm says workers smoked at Paris' Notre-Dame

April 24, 2019 - 3:03pm
A scaffolding firm that has worked on the roof of Notre-Dame said some of its workers had smoked on the site, but ruled out that a cigarette butt might have started the fire that destroyed the cathedral's oak-framed roof last week.
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U.S. criticizes Myanmar court decision on Reuters journalists

April 24, 2019 - 1:33pm
The United States criticized Myanmar on Wednesday after the Asian country's high court upheld the sentencing of two Reuters journalists, expressing deep concern about freedom of expression and urging that the two be reunited with their families.
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Boeing axes 210 orders after India's Jet stops flying

April 24, 2019 - 1:32pm
Boeing Co removed 210 aircraft from its order backlog and took an impairment charge over customer financing losses on Wednesday following the near-collapse of India's Jet Airways.
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NRA sues Los Angeles over law requiring disclosure of ties to gun rights group

April 24, 2019 - 1:14pm
The National Rifle Association sued Los Angeles on Wednesday over a new law requiring that contractors disclose their ties to the gun rights group as a condition of obtaining business from the second most-populous U.S. city.
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S&P 500 hovers below record highs on mixed earnings

April 24, 2019 - 1:12pm
U.S. stocks hovered below their all-time highs on Wednesday, as investors digested a mixed batch of earnings reports and losses in energy stocks limited gains on the indexes.
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Russia offers passports to east Ukraine, president-elect decries 'aggressor state'

April 24, 2019 - 12:57pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed an order simplifying the procedure for obtaining a Russian passport for residents of separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine, prompting calls for more international sanctions from Kiev.
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Ukraine's outgoing and new presidents denounce Russia over east Ukraine passports

April 24, 2019 - 12:16pm
Ukraine's outgoing leader and president-elect separately issued statements on Wednesday denouncing Russia as an occupying force in eastern Ukraine, after Moscow moved to simplify the procedure for Donbass residents to get Russian passports.
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Nasdaq hits record, S&P nears all-time high on upbeat earnings

April 24, 2019 - 12:10pm
The S&P 500 moved closer to its all-time high on Wednesday, while technology stocks nudged the Nasdaq to a record level, as investors took heart from a largely upbeat earnings season.
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Contradicting Constitution, Trump vows Supreme Court fight over impeachment

April 24, 2019 - 12:04pm
President Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday to fight all the way to the Supreme Court against any effort by congressional Democrats to impeach him, even though the U.S. Constitution gives Congress complete authority over the impeachment process.
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NRA sues Los Angeles over law requiring disclosure of ties to gun group

April 24, 2019 - 12:03pm
The National Rifle Association sued Los Angeles on Wednesday over a new law requiring that contractors disclose their ties to the gun rights group as a condition of obtaining business from the second most-populous U.S. city.
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Euro falls on weak German business morale, stocks slip

April 24, 2019 - 11:50am
The euro fell against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday after data showing a surprise deterioration in business morale in Germany stoked fears of slowing global growth and weighed on a gauge of world equity markets.
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Boeing abandons financial outlook, sees $1 billion in extra cost on 737 MAX

April 24, 2019 - 11:32am
Boeing Co on Wednesday abandoned its 2019 financial outlook, halted share buybacks and said lowered production due to the grounding of its fastest-selling 737 MAX jet after two fatal plane crashes in five months had cost it at least $1 billion so far.
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Axa provided insurance cover for Notre-Dame artworks for a few million euros

April 24, 2019 - 11:31am
French insurer AXA said on Wednesday that it had provided insurance coverage for a few artworks from Notre-Dame Cathedral for a maximum amount of a few million euros.
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Picture emerges of well-to-do young bombers behind Sri Lankan carnage

April 24, 2019 - 11:24am
Details began to emerge in Sri Lanka on Wednesday of a band of nine, well-educated Islamist suicide bombers, including a woman, from well-to-do families who slaughtered 359 people in Easter Sunday bomb attacks.
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Defying Congress, Trump vows Supreme Court fight over any impeachment

April 24, 2019 - 11:18am
President Donald Trump on Wednesday vowed to fight any effort by congressional Democrats to impeach him after Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry, promising to take the matter to the Supreme Court even though the U.S. Constitution gives Congress complete authority over the impeachment process.
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Suicide bombing intelligence row stokes political tension in Sri Lanka

April 24, 2019 - 11:12am
Political tension mounted in Sri Lanka on Wednesday over the handling of advance intelligence related to Easter Sunday's suicide bombings, with an ally of the prime minister charging that top officials deliberately withheld critical information.
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Blood brothers: the wealthy family behind Sri Lanka's suicide attacks

April 24, 2019 - 11:11am
Sri Lankan housewife Fathima Fazla thought of her neighbors in the grand three-storey home across the street as the wealthy celebrities of her humble Colombo suburb. She had no idea how infamous they would become.
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Boeing 737 MAX return to service paced by regulators, customers: Boeing CEO

April 24, 2019 - 11:08am
The return of the Boeing Co 737 MAX to service in the wake of two deadly crashes will be paced by global regulators and customers, the planemaker's top executive said on Wednesday.
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