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New York state legislature votes to make Trump tax returns available 23.5.2019 Reuters: World News
New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns.
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Brexit crisis: Minister quits, piling pressure on Britain's May 23.5.2019 Reuters: Top News
Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader after a new Brexit gambit backfired and fuelled calls for her to quit.
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Budget talks not affected by Trump refusal to negotiate with Congress - CNBC 23.5.2019 Reuters: World News
President Donald Trump's refusal to negotiate with Congress does not extend to his administration's effort to reach a deal on must-pass debt ceiling and funding bills, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing an unidentified senior administration official.
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In latest blow to Britain's May, Leadsom resigns over new Brexit approach 23.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from British Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet on Wednesday, saying she could no longer support the government's approach after May's latest gambit to pass her Brexit deal backfired.
Worried by Iran tensions, U.S. lawmakers seek end to law of 'endless war' 22.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Rising tensions between the United States and Iran prompted some Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Wednesday to call for the repeal of a law that presidents have used for two decades to justify U.S. military action around the world.
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Theresa May's Brexit gambit fails as her premiership fades 22.5.2019 Reuters: World News
British Prime Minister Theresa May's final Brexit gambit was in tatters on Wednesday after her offer of a vote on a second referendum and closer trading arrangements failed to win over either opposition lawmakers or many in her own party.
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Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany 22.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi-autonomous Chinese city receiving such protection.
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Ready to resign? PM's spokesman says May is focused on Brexit 22.5.2019 Reuters: World News
British Prime Minister Theresa May is focused on the task at hand of getting her Brexit deal through parliament, her political spokesman said on Wednesday after several Conservative lawmakers renewed calls for her resignation.
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Key fights: BJP’s Kiren Rijiju faces tough fight against ex-CM Nabam Tuki in his Arunachal West seat 22.5.2019 Scroll.in
Congress leader Tuki was ousted from the chief minister’s post after rebellion in the party in 2016.
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U.S. military families more negative about housing than landlords claim, survey shows 22.5.2019 Reuters: World News
U.S. military families are expressing far deeper dissatisfaction with their housing conditions than their private landlords claim, according to a granular survey of tenants at more than 100 bases across the country that was recently presented to ...
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UK inflation rises in April by less than Bank of England expected 22.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
British inflation rose last month by less than the Bank of England and investors had expected, but still hit its highest level this year, pushed up by a rise in energy bills.
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Yuan inches lower, but losses capped as PBOC flags more bill sales in Hong Kong 22.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
China's yuan inched lower against the dollar on Wednesday, but the overall downward pressure on the local currency was mild as the central bank signaled its determination to prevent any sharp falls.
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Indian-American Judge Orders Firm To Hand Over Trump's Finance Records 22.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
An Indian-American judge has rejected President Donald Trump's attempt to block House Democrats from getting his financial records, dealing an early setback to his administration in its legal battle...
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US Billionaire's Gift To Graduates Fuels Student Debt Debate 22.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
When the American billionaire Robert Smith announced to students graduating from historically black Morehouse College that he would pay off their student loans, he put himself at the center of one of...
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Delhi Owes Us Rs 100 Crore As Water Bills, Says Haryana Chief Minister 22.5.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said that the Delhi government owed his state Rs 100 crore for Yamuna water supplied to the national capital since 1995.
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Trump tells Congress to ratify trade deal before dealing with infrastructure 22.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
U.S. President Donald Trump told Democratic leaders on Tuesday to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact before working on an infrastructure bill, a sign that crumbling roads and bridges are unlikely to get significant federal funding for repairs this ...
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Washington Becomes First US State To Legalize Human Composting 22.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations.
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Brazil could tweak gun decree after criticism - president's spokesman 22.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Brazil's government could make some changes to an executive gun decree signed by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro as a result of some of the criticisms it faced, the president's spokesman said on Tuesday, without giving more details.
Britain's May tries to break Brexit deadlock with offer of 'new deal' 22.5.2019 Reuters: Top News
Prime Minister Theresa May set out a "new deal" on Tuesday for Britain's departure from the European Union, offering sweeteners to parliament including the chance to vote on whether to hold a second referendum to try to break the impasse over Brexit.
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Explainer: Who pays Trump's tariffs, China or U.S. customers and companies? 21.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
U.S. President Donald Trump says China pays the tariffs he has imposed on $250 billion of Chinese exports to the United States.
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