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Landslides at waterfall kill two in Indonesia's Lombok

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 10:27
Dozens of tourists were evacuated on Sunday from a waterfall site hit by landslides in the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, where two people died, authorities said.
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White House dismisses praise of Trump by New Zealand shooter

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 10:26
The White House pushed back on Sunday against any attempt to link President Donald Trump to the accused shooter who killed 50 people in two New Zealand mosques, saying the act of a disturbed individual cannot be blamed on any one politician.
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Stimulus budget in cards as Canada's Liberals look to eclipse crisis

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 10:23
With a federal election looming and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government facing its worst political crisis in four years, Canada's ruling Liberals are expected to table a goody-filled budget later this week in bid to get back on course with voters.
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Protesters rally outside Serbia president's residence, police use pepper spray

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 10:15
Thousands of anti-government protesters staged a rally outside President Aleksandar Vucic's residence on Sunday to press their demands for greater media freedom and free and fair elections, a day after they briefly broke into the state television building.
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Labour likely to back public vote on UK PM's deal, says Corbyn

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 10:07
Britain's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn signaled on Sunday he would back a proposal by lawmakers to hold a public vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal if it was approved by parliament.
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An Indian family grieves as hours pass without father's body after New Zealand shootings

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 09:24
Indian immigrant Imran Khokhar, 27, had dropped off his father at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch and was still in the parking lot when he heard the screams.
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U.N. official condemns Hamas crackdown on Gaza protests

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 09:21
A U.N. envoy condemned Gaza's ruling Hamas group on Sunday for what he called its campaign of arrests and violence in confronting street protests over the past few days against high prices.
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Parisians clean up after more weekend rioting on Champs Elysees

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 09:17
Workers began cleaning up the Champs Elysees in Paris on Sunday after rioters ransacked stores and restaurants in a new flare-up of violence linked to the yellow vest protest movement.
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Yemen's Houthis say ready to strike Riyadh, Abu Dhabi if coalition moves on Hodeidah

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 08:40
Yemen's Houthi group said they were building their ballistic capabilities and their forces stand ready to strike Riyadh and Abu Dhabi if implementation of a U.N. peace deal in the port city of Hodeidah is breached.
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Algerian PM starts talks to form new government

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 08:37
Algeria's newly-appointed prime minister has started talks to form a new government, the state news agency reported on Sunday, in a move designed to appease protesters demanding President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika and his inner circle step down.
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Under pressure, Britain's May scrambles to win support for Brexit deal

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 08:05
British Prime Minister Theresa May's government was scrambling on Sunday to get support in parliament for her Brexit deal at the third time of asking, aiming to persuade doubters with threats and promises to avoid any move to oust her.
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Around 35 tourists believed trapped after landslides in Indonesia's Lombok: official

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 07:52
Around 35 foreign and domestic tourists are believed to be trapped and two others died after landslides hit a waterfall site on Indonesia's tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, a disaster agency official said.
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Latvian foreign minister says he would back Brexit extension

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 07:51
Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics said he would encourage his government to agree to a Brexit extension ahead of a European Union summit this week.
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UK's Hammond says not there yet on Brexit vote support

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 07:37
The British government does not yet have the support of enough lawmakers to win a parliamentary vote on its Brexit deal but a "significant number" of colleagues are coming around to back the plan, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday.
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Labour's Corbyn invites UK lawmakers to help break Brexit impasse

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 07:37
Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has written to lawmakers from across Britain's parliament to discuss ways to break the Brexit impasse, just days before the prime minister is expected to put her deal to another vote.
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Jacinda Ardern burnishes leadership after Christchurch carnage

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 07:11
The calm and compassion shown by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in response to the killing of 50 Muslims by a suspected white supremacist has burnished the credentials of a leader whose youth and celebrity had given critics' doubts.
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Taliban captures 50 border police as fighting intensifies in western Afghanistan

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 06:49
At least 50 members of the Afghan security forces have surrendered to the Taliban in a fight for control of Afghanistan's western province of Badghis, local officials said.
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Gunmen attack Mali army base, kill at least 16 soldiers: sources

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 06:48
Gunmen attacked and briefly seized a Malian army base overnight, killing at least 16 soldiers and destroying five vehicles in central Mali's Mopti region, two local councillors in the area where the attack happened said on Sunday.
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Over 60,000 people, mostly civilians, have fled from last Islamic State Syria enclave: SDF

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 06:42
The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Sunday over 60,000 people, mostly civilians, had flooded out of the Islamic State militant group's last enclave in eastern Syria since a final assault to capture it began over two months ago.
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NZ's Ardern burnishes leadership after Christchurch carnage

Reuters World News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 06:32
The calm and compassion shown by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in response to the killing of 50 Muslims by a suspected white supremacist has burnished the credentials of a leader whose youth and celebrity had given critics' doubts.
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