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U.S. whiskey exports dry up as tariffs bite

March 21, 2019 - 6:47am
American whiskey exports slumped in the second half of 2018, taking a blow from higher duties by the country's trading partners following President Donald Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, an industry group said on Thursday.
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Aid workers widen search for Mozambique cyclone survivors, death toll mounts

March 21, 2019 - 6:43am
Rescue workers extended their search in Mozambique on Thursday for survivors of devastating floods following a powerful cyclone that ripped through southern Africa a week ago, killing hundreds and destroying buildings and farmland.
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Cyclone puts 200,000 Zimbabweans in need of urgent food aid: U.N.

March 21, 2019 - 6:43am
An estimated 200,000 people in Zimbabwe are likely to need urgent food aid for the next three months after their district was hit by Cyclone Idai, World Food Programme spokesman Herve Verhoosel said on Thursday.
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Exclusive: Ethiopian crash captain untrained on 737 MAX simulator

March 21, 2019 - 6:14am
The captain of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight was unable to practice on a new simulator for the Boeing 737 MAX 8 before he died in a crash with 157 others, a pilot colleague said.
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Global stocks wilt as Fed shift sparks stampede into bonds

March 21, 2019 - 6:05am
European shares wilted and there was a stampede into bonds on Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve's abandonment of all plans to raise rates this year left traders wondering what might be lurking in the shadows.
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EU summit readies for Brexit in May - or next week

March 21, 2019 - 6:02am
EU leaders will tell Theresa May on Thursday she can have two months to organize an orderly Brexit but Britain could face a hugely disruptive ejection from the bloc next Friday if the prime minister fails to win backing from parliament.
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Aid workers widen search for Mozambique cyclone survivors, death toll mounts

March 21, 2019 - 5:48am
Rescue workers extended their search in Mozambique on Thursday for survivors of devastating floods following a powerful cyclone that ripped through southern Africa a week ago, killing hundreds and destroying buildings and farmland.
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Britain says EU could hold emergency summit to offer conditional Brexit extension

March 21, 2019 - 5:25am
The European Union could next week hold an emergency summit to offer a Brexit extension with potentially onerous conditions such as holding another referendum, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday.
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U.S.-backed fighters say operation at last Islamic State enclave not over

March 21, 2019 - 5:01am
U.S.-backed Syrian fighters said they were still searching territory captured from Islamic State at its final enclave in eastern Syria on Thursday and denied a report the jihadists had been finally defeated.
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Mozambique death toll at 217 after cyclone: government minister

March 21, 2019 - 4:19am
The death toll after a powerful cyclone in Mozambique has risen to 217 and around 15,000 people, many of them very ill, still need to be rescued, a government minister said on Thursday.
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U.S.-backed force denies report of Islamic State's final defeat

March 21, 2019 - 4:11am
The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) denied a report on Thursday that all of Islamic State's final enclave has been captured after a Kurdish media outlet said the jihadist group had been finally defeated there.
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May has a 'good shot' of getting Brexit deal approved next week, UK junior minister

March 21, 2019 - 4:05am
Prime Minister Theresa May has a good chance of getting her twice-defeated Brexit deal approved by parliament next week, a junior Brexit minister in her government said on Thursday.
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Let the British parliament find a softer Brexit option, lawmaker tells PM May

March 21, 2019 - 4:01am
The British parliament should be given the opportunity to find an alternative way to leave the European Union and lawmakers would support a Norway-style post-Brexit relationship, Conservative lawmaker Oliver Letwin said on Thursday.
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Shaken by mosque massacre, New Zealand gun owners prepare to hand over banned weapons

March 21, 2019 - 3:51am
Mike Salvesen was working on his farm in the foothills of New Zealand's Southern Alps last Friday when his phone began pinging with news of a tragedy unfolding about 110 km (70 miles) away in Christchurch.
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Dutch populist wins provincial elections after Utrecht attack

March 21, 2019 - 3:22am
An upstart populist party shocked the Dutch political establishment by winning the most votes in provincial elections after a preliminary count in the early hours of Thursday, boosted by a possible terrorist attack this week in the city of Utrecht.
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Hunger stalks Yemen's remote villages after four years of war

March 21, 2019 - 3:18am
As Yeman's war grinds into its fifth year with peace efforts stalling, ten-year-old Afaf's father sees little hope he will be able to give his starving daughter the food or healthcare she needs.
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Timeline: Yemen's slide into political crisis and war

March 21, 2019 - 3:18am
Yemen's warring parties have failed to leave the main port city of Hodeidah three months after agreeing to a breakthrough U.N.-led truce deal as part of efforts to end a four-year-old war that has pushed the country to the brink of famine.
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President's re-election pitch resonates in heartland of Ukraine's revolution

March 21, 2019 - 3:10am
At a cemetery in western Ukraine, a tall, gray-haired man lights candles and kisses the gravestone of his 35-year-old brother Taras, whose death, he said, changed his mind about who should win this month's presidential election.
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Special Report - Shattered sanctuary: In Christchurch, an imam seeks to rebuild

March 21, 2019 - 3:05am
Ibrahim Abdelhalim was at his mosque last week in the Linwood neighborhood of Christchurch, New Zealand, delivering a prayer as he usually does on Friday afternoons. The 67-year-old grandfather had already spoken about "tasting the sweetness of faith" as a Muslim obedient to God and willing to serve humanity.
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Asian shares rise on Fed dovishness; growth concerns linger

March 21, 2019 - 2:59am
Shares in Asia rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve abandoned forecasts for any interest rate hikes this year,
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