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Posted: 2019-02-20 17:12:51
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The activist, filmmaker and writer chronicles sexual abuse allegations against R. Kelly in the six-part docuseries, Surviving R. Kelly, even as new allegations against him surface.
Posted: 2019-02-20 16:48:45
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"They said that they were here on a 'government mission,' " Miami Herald reporter Jacqueline Charles told NPR from Port-au-Prince on Wednesday.
Posted: 2019-02-20 16:30:36
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The Southern Poverty Law Center says many groups are driven by white supremacist ideology and the "hysteria over losing a white-majority nation." Critics accuse the group of overblowing the threat.
Posted: 2019-02-20 16:01:00
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EXCLUSIVE: Aspen Words Literary Prize Unveils Its Finalists
Five books remain in the running: Tommy Orange's There There' Tayari Jones's An American Marriage; David Chariandy's Brother; Jennifer Clement's Gun Love; and Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah.
Posted: 2019-02-20 15:21:52
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What To Expect From North Korea At The Next Trump-Kim Summit
Analysts weigh the possible offers North Korea's leader could make later this month in Vietnam.
Posted: 2019-02-20 13:02:46
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As Pope Holds Sex Abuse Summit, U.S. Catholics Not Hopeful For 'Bold Moves'
American Catholics have become disappointed as Pope Francis described the meeting as featuring "prayer and discernment" — hardly an ambitious vision for what could have been a momentous event.
Posted: 2019-02-20 12:57:16
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Supreme Court Blocks Texas From Executing Mentally Disabled Man
Justices criticized a state appeals court for using outdated medical standards when it determined that a murderer wasn't intellectually disabled and could therefore be executed.
Posted: 2019-02-20 12:48:00
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In Garlic Capital, Tariffs And Immigration Crackdown Have Mixed Impacts
Gilroy, Calif., is known as the garlic capital of the world. Two Trump administration policies — one on trade, the other on immigration — are affecting the town in starkly different ways.
Posted: 2019-02-20 11:06:32
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Russia Intelligence Seeks To Extend Detention Of Ex-U.S. Marine Accused Of Spying
Michigan resident Paul Whelan has been held in a Russian prison since he was arrested in December on suspicion of spying. His family says he was just attending a friend's wedding in Moscow.
Posted: 2019-02-20 11:06:32
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Russia Intelligence Seeks To Extend Detention Of Ex-U.S. Marine Accused Of Spying
Michigan resident Paul Whelan has been held in a Russian prison since he was arrested in December on suspicion of spying. His family says he was just attending a friend's wedding in Moscow.

Posted: 2019-02-20 15:30:00
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Pound had risen due to optimism around Brexit talks, but was knocked after Tory defections
Posted: 2019-02-20 15:30:00
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Pound had risen due to optimism around Brexit talks, but was knocked after Tory defections
Posted: 2019-02-20 14:54:00
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Competition and Market Authority said it had found very significant concerns about how a tie-up between Asda and Sainsbury's would affect prices at supermarkets, online and in petrol stations
Posted: 2019-02-20 14:40:00
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Brexit: Aviva to move £9bn worth of assets to Ireland as it prepares for no deal
Britain's second largest insurer will move the money one minute before the UK leaves EU on 29 March
Posted: 2019-02-20 09:15:00
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Flybe rejects alternative rescue bid amid ongoing sale
Troubled regional airline says Virgin Atlantic and Stobart Air deal is 'the only viable option available'
Posted: 2019-02-20 09:11:25
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Philip Green: Billionaire investigated by US police 'for groping fitness instructor at at a luxury resort'
Topshop chairman's former pilates instructor alleges he 'spanked' her and made sexual comments
Posted: 2019-02-20 09:11:25
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Philip Green: Billionaire investigated by US police 'for groping fitness instructor at at a luxury resort'
Topshop chairman's former pilates instructor alleges he 'spanked' her and made sexual comments
Posted: 2019-02-20 08:55:00
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Lloyds Bank to return up to £4bn to investors despite growing PPI bill
Lender said increase in PPI bill driven by higher-than-expected claims volumes last year
Posted: 2019-02-20 08:23:00
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Sainsbury's-Asda merger at risk as watchdog says deal could push up prices for shoppers
Deal could be blocked as regulator says it is 'likely to be difficult for the companies to adress the concerns it has identified'
Posted: 2019-02-19 19:17:00
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Child poverty on course for record high due to stagnant wages and benefits cuts, report finds
Slow wage increases and an 'actively regressive' tax and benefits policy to push an extra 1 million children into poverty, Resolution Foundation forecasts

Posted: 2019-02-20 17:38:57
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Estonia is investigating allegations linking Swedbank to suspicious transactions in the country involving Danske Bank, Estonia's state prosecutor said on Wednesday.
Posted: 2019-02-20 17:34:24
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CVS Health Corp on Wednesday forecast 2019 profit well below Wall Street forecasts due to weakness in its pharmacy business that serves long-term care facilities and slower than anticipated growth...
Posted: 2019-02-20 17:32:28
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Kinder Morgan Inc will expand barge-loading capacity at its ethanol terminal in Chicago to help relieve a supply glut there that is driving down global prices for the biofuel, three people briefed...
Posted: 2019-02-20 17:29:40
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Oil rises 2 percent on hopes of market rebalance, trade deal
Crude prices rose nearly 2 percent on Wednesday, with Brent hitting its highest this year, on hopes that oil markets will balance later this year, helped by output cuts from top producers as...
Posted: 2019-02-20 17:29:40
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Oil rises 2 percent on hopes of market rebalance, trade deal
Crude prices rose nearly 2 percent on Wednesday, with Brent hitting its highest this year, on hopes that oil markets will balance later this year, helped by output cuts from top producers as...
Posted: 2019-02-20 17:12:12
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UBS to appeal after fined 4.5 billion euros in French tax fraud case
A French court found Swiss bank UBS AG guilty of illegally soliciting clients and laundering the proceeds of tax evasion, ordering it to pay 4.5 billion euros ($5.1 billion) in penalties.
Posted: 2019-02-20 17:11:18
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Danske Bank pulls out of Russia, Baltics after money-laundering backlash
Danske Bank will pull out of Russia and the neighboring Baltic states, the Danish lender said after Estonia ordered it to close the branch at the center of one of the largest-ever money laundering...
Posted: 2019-02-20 17:06:20
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Bombardier to deliver handful of Global 7500 jets in first half 2019
Bombardier Inc, the Canadian train and plane maker, will deliver a handful of its new flagship Global 7500 business jets to customers in the first half of 2019, with the remaining 10-15 deliveries...
Posted: 2019-02-20 17:06:20
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Bombardier to deliver handful of Global 7500 jets in first half 2019
Bombardier Inc, the Canadian train and plane maker, will deliver a handful of its new flagship Global 7500 business jets to customers in the first half of 2019, with the remaining 10-15 deliveries...
Posted: 2019-02-20 17:03:17
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Sainsbury's-Asda deal in jeopardy as UK regulator condemns plan
Britain's competition regulator has dealt a potentially fatal blow to Sainsbury's planned $9.5 billion takeover of Walmart's Asda, saying the supermarket groups are unlikely to be able to address...

Posted: 2019-02-20 17:12:41
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Retirement strategy is about more than just how you will spend the money you have saved – it matters where that money is coming from too.
Posted: 2019-02-20 17:12:12
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A French court found Swiss bank UBS AG guilty of illegally soliciting clients and laundering the proceeds of tax evasion, ordering it to pay 4.5 billion euros ($5.1 billion) in penalties.
Posted: 2019-02-20 16:54:30
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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co said on Wednesday that activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP intends to nominate five directors to the U.S. drugmaker's board, one month after it announced a $74 billion...
Posted: 2019-02-20 16:31:56
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UBS to appeal after fined 4.5 billion euros in French tax fraud case
A French court found Swiss bank UBS AG guilty of illegally soliciting clients and laundering the proceeds of tax evasion, ordering it to pay 4.5 billion euros ($5.1 billion) in penalties.
Posted: 2019-02-20 13:52:52
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French court fines UBS 4.5 billion euros in tax fraud case
A French court on Wednesday found Swiss bank UBS AG guilty of illegally soliciting clients in France and laundering the proceeds of tax evasion, and ordered it to pay 4.5 billion euros ($5.1...
Posted: 2019-02-20 13:50:52
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Israeli VC Jerusalem Venture Partners raises $220 million for new tech fund
Venture capital firm Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) said on Wednesday it closed a new fund with investment commitments of $220 million.
Posted: 2019-02-20 13:46:25
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UBS slams French verdict in tax evasion trial
UBS slammed a French court verdict on Wednesday ordering the Swiss bank to pay 4.5 billion euros ($5.10 billion) after finding it guilty of aiding tax evasion.
Posted: 2019-02-20 12:05:36
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Hedge funds hunt for shipping debt in new market push
A growing number of hedge funds are moving into shipping debt, an asset class few have invested in before, looking to buy up loans and bonds as banks cut their exposure to the troubled sector.
Posted: 2019-02-19 16:15:54
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Aviva, NatWest to join 'Brexodus' of business to EU
England's High Court on Tuesday gave Aviva, Britain’s second largest insurer, approval to transfer around 9 billion pounds ($11.69 billion) in assets to a new Irish company just before the...
Posted: 2019-02-19 16:15:22
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Artemis Investment Management names new partners
Artemis Investment Management LLP said on Tuesday it had named Nick Shenton and Andy Marsh partners, effective immediately.