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CEO steps down as Warner Bros probes his role in helping actress

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(Reuters) – Kevin Tsujihara has resigned as the head of Warner Bros as one of Hollywood’s most powerful studios investigates a report that he improperly helped an actress obtain roles at the studio. FILE PHOTO: Chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. Entertainment Kevin Tsujihara arrives at the premiere of “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” Read More

Brexit could be ‘terrific’ for emerging markets, says investment guru Mark Mobius

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As the world’s fifth-largest economy the UK is set to leave the European Union, the prospect of doing that without a Withdrawal Agreement could be “terrific” for emerging markets, according to veteran investor Mark Mobius. “If the UK says: ‘Look, we are free trade. Everybody can come into our country, everybody can trade free of Read More

Global stocks rise, dollar slips as traders price in accommodative Fed stance

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global shares hit their highest levels in five months and the dollar dipped on Monday, as traders began to price in the likelihood of the U.S. Federal Reserve sticking to an accommodative stance at its policy meeting this week. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City Read More

Man fires on passengers in tram in Utrecht, Netherlands, several injured, attacker at large – media

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Published time: 18 Mar, 2019 10:31 Edited time: 18 Mar, 2019 10:56 Multiple shots were fired in a tram in a Dutch city of Utrecht, leaving several people injured, police said. Emergency services and anti-terror teams have arrived at the scene. A square around a tram station outside downtown Utrecht is on lockdown following the Read More

Asia shares, bonds count on Fed to be accommodative

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares pulled ahead on Monday while bonds were in demand globally on mounting speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve will sound decidedly dovish at its policy meeting this week. FILE PHOTO : A man looks at an electronic stock quotation board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, November Read More

Asia shares, bonds underpinned as Fed seen accommodative

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares pulled ahead on Monday while bonds were in demand globally on mounting speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve will sound decidedly dovish at its policy meeting this week. FILE PHOTO : A man looks at an electronic stock quotation board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, November Read More

Moscow skeptical as Bolton throws out idea of new arms control talks with Russia & China

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Any talks with the US are bound to fail until Washington gives up on its arrogance and trying to do things on own terms only, a top Russian senator said after fresh arms control remarks by US national security adviser John Bolton. Bolton expressed concerns over the growing nuclear potential of Beijing, telling AM 970 Read More

Serbian anti-govt protesters use truck to break through police cordon & block presidential palace

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Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said that falling ratings are making the opposition employ drastic measures, as protesters led by a nationalist figure and a tycoon surrounded his palace and police headquarters. The demonstrators gathered outside the presidential palace in central Belgrade before noon on Sunday, when Vucic was due to hold a press conference. They Read More

Flash floods kill at least 50 in Indonesia's Papua province

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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Flash floods in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua have killed at least 50 people and badly injured dozens of others and damaged a small plane at the region’s main airport, authorities said on Sunday. The town of Sentani near the provincial capital Jayapura was hit by flash floods triggered by torrential rain Read More

Flash floods kill at least 42 in Indonesia's Papua province

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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Flash floods in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua have killed at least 42 people and badly injured 21 others, a local disaster agency official told Reuters on Sunday. The Sentani area near the provincial capital Jayapura has been hit by torrential rain since Saturday that triggered the floods, said the official, Cory Read More