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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UK: Brexit clouds gather, economy offers ray of light

UK: Brexit clouds gather, economy offers ray of light

British Prime Minister Theresa May heads for Brussels to request an extension to Brexit, a day after delivering an address urging lawmakers to vote through her withdrawal deal. But, as Francis Maguire reports, as Brexit clouds gather there was a bri
U.S. whiskey exports dry up as tariffs bite

U.S. whiskey exports dry up as tariffs bite

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.
Mozambique cyclone survivors plucked from trees and roofs

Mozambique cyclone survivors plucked from trees and roofs

Three thousand people have been brought to safety from cyclone-hit areas in Mozambique, but 15,000 still need to be rescued.
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Tencent profit tumbles after Chinese gaming review

Tencent profit tumbles after Chinese gaming review

Tencent profits have taken a tumble after Chinese regulators conducted a review of the lucrative online gaming sector.
No Fed boost for European stocks as banks fall

No Fed boost for European stocks as banks fall

Shares in Asia rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve abandoned forecasts for any rate hikes this year, but European stock markets fail to get a lift as the banking sector weighs up the prospect of a continued era of low rates.
Thai drag queen joins politics to challenge gender bias

Thai drag queen joins politics to challenge gender bias

A drag queen aiming to promote LGBT rights and gender equality has joined Thai politics ahead of the general election on March 24.
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China Geely Auto's full-year profit jumps 18 pct, shares climb

China Geely Auto's full-year profit jumps 18 pct, shares climb

China's Geely Automobile Holdings posted an 18 percent jump in annual net profit, driven by higher sales of its sedans and sports utility vehicles (SUVs). But, as Francis Maguire reports, Geely forecast flat sales growth in 2019 due to uncertainty ab
New Zealand bans semi-automatic and assault rifles

New Zealand bans semi-automatic and assault rifles

New Zealand will ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country’s worst mass shooting, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
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McCain family punches back after Trump attacks

McCain family punches back after Trump attacks

The widow and daughter of John McCain blast President Donald Trump for repeated attacks on the former U.S. senator, Republican presidential nominee and Vietnam War hero.
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Levi’s is back to mine the stock market

Levi’s is back to mine the stock market

Levi Strauss & Co is coming back to the stock market on Thursday after more than three decades with a valuation of $6.6 billion. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.
Fed puts rate hikes on hold indefinitely

Fed puts rate hikes on hold indefinitely

The Federal Reserve held its key interest rate steady and erased plans to hike rates this year as it downgraded its outlook for the global economy. Conway G.
Financials weigh down Wall Street

Financials weigh down Wall Street

The S&P 500 and the Dow ended lower Wednesday as interest rate-sensitive financial stocks dragged down the indexes after the Federal Reserve affirmed a dovish monetary policy stance.
Fed move sparks muted rally

Fed move sparks muted rally

Thomson Reuters Stocks Buzz analyst Terence Gabriel tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why investor reaction to the Fed move was muted and why he's cautious on the outlook for stocks.
Ex-Bosnian Serb wartime leader Karadzic sentenced to life in prison

Ex-Bosnian Serb wartime leader Karadzic sentenced to life in prison

U.N. judges sentenced former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic to life in prison on appeal on Wednesday, ending one of the most momentous trials over genocide committed during the Balkan wars of the 1990s.
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Netflix explores choose-your-own horror, romance

Netflix explores choose-your-own horror, romance

A Netflix experiment that began with viewers picking a movie character's breakfast cereal may expand to letting the audience choose the best on-screen date or the safest path to escape an ax murderer.
New Kazakh leader hands Nazarbayev's daughter key post

New Kazakh leader hands Nazarbayev's daughter key post

Kazakhstan's new president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev handed the key post of senate speaker on Wednesday to a daughter of his predecessor Nursultan Nazarbayev, who unexpectedly resigned a day earlier after three decades in power. Saskia O'Donoghue reports
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Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway

Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway

Europe's first underwater restaurant has opened in Norway, with more than 7,000 customers booked in to eat among the fish.
Samsung Elec sees green shoots in China smartphone business

Samsung Elec sees green shoots in China smartphone business

Samsung Electronics says it's confident it can reverse the recent slump in its fortunes in China, the world's biggest smartphone market.
March 29 no more! UK's May seeks delay to Brexit

March 29 no more! UK's May seeks delay to Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May asked for a three-month delay to Brexit on Wednesday to buy time to get her twice-rejected departure deal though parliament, but the request faced immediate resistance from the European Commission.
Finland is the world's happiest country again

Finland is the world's happiest country again

Finns view themselves as the most content in the world, according to the World Happiness Report which has ranked 156 countries.
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NZ FM heads to Turkey over Erdogan mosque remarks

NZ FM heads to Turkey over Erdogan mosque remarks

New Zealand's Foreign Minister will travel to Turkey to "confront" comments made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the killing of at least 50 people at mosques in Christchurch.
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EU fines Google €1.49bln for blocking advertising rivals

EU fines Google €1.49bln for blocking advertising rivals

The EU has hit Google with a fine of €1.49 billion for blocking rival online search advertisers.
Sage soars after FDA approves postpartum drug

Sage soars after FDA approves postpartum drug

Shares of Sage Therapeutics were up in premarket trading on Wednesday after the FDA approved its drug for postpartum depression,
Israeli campaign ad 'smells like democracy'

Israeli campaign ad 'smells like democracy'

An election campaign video starring Israel's far-right justice minister spoofs perfume ads to sell her political priorities, but has a strong whiff of muddled message given the fragrance is labelled "Fascism." Francesca Lynagh reports
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