Deadly shooting spree hits South Carolina police

Deadly shooting spree hits South Carolina police

Seven law enforcement officers were shot, one fatally, when a gunman unleashed a hail of fire on police from inside a home near Florence, South Carolina, sparking a two-hour siege that ended with the suspect's arrest, authorities say.
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European shares hobbled as worries about Huawei fallout mount

European shares hobbled as worries about Huawei fallout mount

European stocks slipped on Monday as concerns about an escalating fallout from a U.S. crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies offset a slightly more positive tone on trade.
Ryanair profit hits four-year low, warns of further pain

Ryanair profit hits four-year low, warns of further pain

Ryanair reported its weakest annual profit in four years and said earnings could fall further.
Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict

U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the “official end” of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with “all strength” and said it was up to Iran to avoid war.
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Zelenskiy's first act as Ukraine's new president

Zelenskiy's first act as Ukraine's new president

Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office on Monday and immediately announced he was dissolving parliament and calling a snap election, aiming to win seats in a legislature still dominated by loyalists of his predecessor.
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Week ahead: ballots, battles, boardroom blues?

Week ahead: ballots, battles, boardroom blues?

BP, Daimler and Deutsche Bank appear likely to come under pressure from vocal shareholders at key meetings this week, and Europe's disenchanted voters go to the polls to choose a new EU parliament. David Pollard takes a look at the week ahead.
Afghan women still face perils at work and home

Afghan women still face perils at work and home

Access to public life has improved for Afghan women since U.S.-backed forces ousted the Taliban, though many hardships remain, including the threat of militants increasingly targeting their workplaces.
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Deutsche Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions: report

Deutsche Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions: report

Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdog,
Exclusive: Google suspends business with Huawei - source

Exclusive: Google suspends business with Huawei - source

Google parent Alphabet has suspended business with Huawei after the Trump administrations' blacklist of the Chinese technology giant, a source close to the matter told Reuters. Huawei will lose access to smartphone operating system updates. Chris Dig
Blast injures South African tourists in Egypt

Blast injures South African tourists in Egypt

Twelve people, mostly South African tourists, have been injured in an explosion targeting a bus that was heading for Egypt's Giza pyramids.
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Switzerland votes for tighter gun controls

Switzerland votes for tighter gun controls

Swiss voters have backed, by a margin of nearly two-to-one, adopting tighter gun controls, steering the country away from a clash with the European Union.
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Austria heads for September election after far-right video scandal

Austria heads for September election after far-right video scandal

Austria's President called for a snap election in September as Chancellor Sebastian Kurz pulled the plug on his coalition with the far-right after its leader was allegedly caught on video offering to fix state contracts with a woman posing as a Russi
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Australians divided over shock election result

Australians divided over shock election result

In Australia, Sunday was the morning after the shock election night before - when the country's Liberal Party-led conservative coalition retained power in defiance of pre-election polls and widely held expectations that the opposition would win.
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Netherlands wins Eurovision; Madonna's flag display causes a stir

Netherlands wins Eurovision; Madonna's flag display causes a stir

The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident, despite calls by pro-Palestinian groups to boycott the event. Though flags on the backs of two of Madonna's dancers caused a stir. Mia Womersley reports
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Biden calls for unity at kick-off rally

Biden calls for unity at kick-off rally

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday held a presidential-style rally intended to make his march toward becoming the Democrat to take on President Donald Trump seem inevitable. Jonah Green is on the story.
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Dozens of tornadoes rip through Midwest

Dozens of tornadoes rip through Midwest

Dozens of tornadoes touched down in the Midwest Friday as the central U.S. braces for more powerful storms through the weekend.
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Australian government hails 'miracle' election victory

Australian government hails 'miracle' election victory

Australia's opposition has conceded defeat in the country's national election - despite polls predicting the vote would result in a change of government.
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Iran dismisses possibility of conflict

Iran dismisses possibility of conflict

*VIEWERS PLEASE BE ADVISED: THIS EDIT CONTAINS PROFANITY* Iran’s top diplomat on Saturday dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the region, saying Tehran did not want a conflict and that no country had the “illusion it can confront Iran”, the
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Eurovision fans gather, boycott calls continue

Eurovision fans gather, boycott calls continue

Tourists and concert-goers gather in Tel Aviv ahead of the final of the Eurovision song contest on Saturday. But Palestinian calls for boycotts continue. Mia Womersley reports
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Austrian vice chancellor quits over video as coalition teeters

Austrian vice chancellor quits over video as coalition teeters

Austria's vice chancellor and longtime far-right leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said on Saturday he was stepping down over video footage that threatened to bring down the right-wing coalition government. Mia Womersley reports
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Mosul struggling widows become breadwinners

Mosul struggling widows become breadwinners

Widows of Iraqis killed during the rule of Islamic State militants in the city of Mosul earn a living by working at a garment factory.
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EXCLUSIVE-U.S. may scale back Huawei trade restrictions

EXCLUSIVE-U.S. may scale back Huawei trade restrictions

The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it may soon scale back restrictions on Huawei Technologies after this week's blacklisting would have made it nearly impossible for the Chinese company to service its existing customers.
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Week ahead on Wall Street

Week ahead on Wall Street

Get set for retail-o-rama: Home improvement and department store chains report their latest results.
U.S. strikes tariffs deal with Canada, Mexico

U.S. strikes tariffs deal with Canada, Mexico

U.S. President Donald Trump announced a deal on tariffs - well over a year after U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada and Mexico sparked a trade spat. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.
Mnuchin defies House subpoena for Trump's tax returns

Mnuchin defies House subpoena for Trump's tax returns

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he would not meet a congressional demand for six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns, all but guaranteeing a federal court battle with Congress over the records.
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