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Dow set to rally after 8-session skid blamed on trade fears

Saturday 09:05 GMT

The main equity benchmarks still look set for weekly losses, thanks to recent selling that has been pinned on fears about a potential global trade war.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YMU8, +0.47% rose by 117 points, or 0.5%, to 24,589, while S&P 500 futures ESU8, +0.48% added 13.25 points, or 0.5%, to 2,765.75. But the main equity benchmarks still look set for weekly losses, thanks to recent selling that has been pinned on fears about a potential global trade war.

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Malaysia Revives Murder Case That Shook Nation’s Elite

Saturday 09:05 GMT

Appeared in the June 22, 2018, print edition as 'Malaysian Police Reopen an Old Murder Case.'. Police to investigate 2006 killing of Mongolian model; in Malaysia, ‘many things were covered up,’ says Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Police here said Thursday that they are opening a new investigation into the 2006 murder of a Mongolian model by two of former leader Najib Razak’s bodyguards, after his rivals made the mystery surrounding her death an element in their successful campaign to defeat him in May elections.

Source: BBC

The surprising reason people change their minds

Saturday 08:08 GMT

A handpicked selection of stories from BBC Future, Culture, Capital, and Travel, delivered to your inbox every Friday.

The difficulty is that when we simulate a future event in our minds, we tend only to consider the most important features. In reality, bad events don’t make us feel quite so awful and good events don’t make us feel quite so great.

Source: The Guradian

China: new rules to prevent sex-selective abortions raise fears

Saturday 08:08 GMT

New rules restricting abortions in a Chinese province have prompted concern from citizens and activists over state control of women’s bodies.

“Certainly China is capable and has a history of doing that kind of thing but whether it will go all the way to ban abortion … I think that’s a little too far,” he said.

Source: DW

Sexual harassment during DW World Cup broadcast a 'misunderstanding'

Saturday 08:08 GMT

During a live broadcast from Moscow on the opening day of the World Cup, a man ran up, kissed her on the cheek — and seemingly grabbed her breast.

The man who grabbed and kissed a DW reporter during a live broadcast has apologized to her after footage of the incident went viral. Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. The video of DW reporter Julieth Gonzales Theran being harassed shocked viewers worldwide.

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GOP state lawmaker, 90, a WWII vet, likely casts his final Senate votes

Saturday 08:08 GMT

A 90-year-old New York state senator, one of two World War II veterans still serving in the legislature, cast what were likely his final votes earlier this week as the Senate wrapped up its current session.

Bill Larkin spent 23 years in the U.S. Army before starting a second career in politics as a state lawmaker, arriving in Albany in 1979. Larkin credits his four-decade political career to the U.S. Military Academy’s motto of “Duty, Honor, Country ...". "If I don't respect you, how do I expect you to respect me?" Larkin said from the state Capitol earlier this week.

Source: Fox News

Californians divided on whether, how to ... divide

Saturday 07:02 GMT

He argues that the only way to achieve a partition of California is to follow the U.S. Constitution’s Article IV, Section 3, which states that no new states can be created “without the Consent of the Legislatures of the States concerned as well as of the Congress.”

The movement to slice up the state of California is reeling from internal clashes over what’s the best way to rearrange the state. The Cal 3 measure, which seeks to break up America’s most populous state into three smaller states, recently gathered enough support to earn the right to appear on the Nov. 6 state election ballot, giving voters a historic chance to improve their representation on the national level.

Source: CBS News

Second night of rowdy protests over fatal police shooting of teen Antwon Rose. Jr. in East Pittsburgh

Saturday 07:02 GMT

For the second straight night, hundreds of people took to the streets Thursday over the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old boy.

Allegheny County police are conducting an independent investigation of the shooting in East Pittsburgh, a borough about 10 miles east of Pittsburgh. The shooting has sparked some social media outrage and calls for punishment of the officer, including from rapper Nas and a handful of other celebrities.

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Cynthia Nixon calls ICE 'terrorist organization,' says it should be abolished

Saturday 07:02 GMT

New York gubernatorial candidate and former “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon on Thursday called U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) “a terrorist organization” and called for its abolition, pitting progressive New Yorkers against Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., a potential 2020 candidate, faced a backlash in March after saying “ICE has a purpose, ICE has a role, ICE should exist” during an interview.

Source: The Guradian

Malaysia to reopen inquiry into murder of Mongolian model

Saturday 06:07 GMT

Malaysia will reopen the investigation into the murder of Mongolian translator Altantuya Shaariibuu, a case that has cast a shadow over the government of former prime minister Najib Razak for more than a decade.

Malaysia have confirmed it is considering dropping the death penalty charges against Sirul so he can be extradited.

Source: New York Times

Matt Murphy, Master of Blues Guitar, Is Dead at 88

Tuesday 22:48 GMT
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Mexico Criticizes U.S. Over Policy Removing Immigrant Children From Parents

Wednesday 18:15 GMT
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In Mexico, Trump's child separations trigger wrenching decisions

Thursday 05:16 GMT
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4 common mistakes in retirement planning

Friday 06:09 GMT
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China blocks talk of John Oliver for taunting leader Xi Jinping

Friday 11:51 GMT
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Johnny Depp: "I was as low as I believe I could have gotten" after money and marital problems

Thursday 21:55 GMT
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This "Hot Dog Water" sells for $37.99 a bottle

Thursday 21:55 GMT
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Florida teen is first known human to contract virus usually found in animals

Saturday 13:37 GMT
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Xi says China must lead way in reform of global governance

Today 02:27 GMT
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Today 02:27 GMT
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British royal family will make history this summer with its first-ever same-sex wedding

Today 02:26 GMT
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Here’s what could happen to Apple’s average selling prices in the next iPhone cycle

Saturday 13:37 GMT
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Saturday 22:49 GMT
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Coming Out to My Parents in China by Video

Saturday 13:37 GMT

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