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Asian shares steady as Fed looms, May's Brexit deal in chaos3/19/2019 7:15:00 AM Asian shares held to tight ranges on Tuesday ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting, but were broadly supported near 6-1/2-month highs on expectations the U.S. central bank might strike a dovish tone, while fresh Brexit worries weighed on the pound.'Our darkest of days': PM Ardern voices New Zealand's grief3/19/2019 7:12:23 AM New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday praised the bravery and courage by mosque worshippers as a lone gunman massacred their friends and family, saying the nation stood with its grieving Muslim community in this "darkest of days".Turkey escalates crackdown on dissent six years after Gezi protests3/19/2019 6:59:50 AM Unzile Aksakoglu struggles to explain to her seven-year-old daughter why her father Yigit has spent four months in jail and may never leave, because of his alleged role in mass protests against Turkey's government when she was just a year old.New Algerian group urges Bouteflika to step down, and army not to interfere3/19/2019 6:57:34 AM A new Algerian group headed by political leaders, opposition figures and activists has called on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down at the end of his term on April 28, and urged the army not to interfere in politics.Tech consortium flags more than 800 versions of New Zealand attack video3/19/2019 4:47:30 AM A consortium of global technology firms has shared on its collective database the digital fingerprints of more than 800 versions of the video of New Zealand's mass shootings that killed 50 people, it said on Monday.Warren calls for scrapping U.S. electoral college in 2020 televised town hall3/19/2019 4:28:40 AM Senator Elizabeth Warren, one of more than a dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday called for the scrapping of the electoral college, the method used to elect U.S. presidents.U.S. states probing Hyundai, Kia over vehicle fires: Connecticut AG3/19/2019 4:09:08 AM A group of U.S. states is investigating Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp for potential unfair and deceptive acts related to reports of hundreds of vehicle fires, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong said on Monday.Elon Musk never sought approval for a single Tesla tweet, U.S. SEC tells judge3/19/2019 1:56:24 AM Chief Executive Elon Musk has never sought pre-approval for a single tweet about Tesla Inc since striking a court-approved deal about how to communicate important information about the electric vehicle maker, the top U.S. securities regulator told a judge on Monday.House panel expects thousands of documents in Trump probe3/19/2019 1:49:16 AM The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Monday that it expects to receive tens of thousands of documents as part of its wide-ranging corruption and obstruction of justice probe of Republican President Donald Trump.Democrats target massage parlor proprietor linked to Trump3/19/2019 1:48:41 AM Democratic congressional leaders have asked the FBI to investigate the founder of a Florida massage parlor chain who is an alleged acquaintance of President Donald Trump, according to a letter released on Monday.Ride-hailing firm Lyft launches IPO road show in Uber's shadow3/19/2019 1:46:52 AM Lyft Inc kicked off the investor road show for its initial public offering on Monday, targeting a valuation of up to $23 billion and seeking to woo money managers before larger ride-hailing rival Uber Technologies Inc goes public in April.GM considers options for its Lyft stake following IPO3/19/2019 1:46:52 AM As Lyft Inc cruises toward an initial public offering this month, one of the big winners will be General Motors Co, whose stake in the ride-hailing firm could be worth as much as $1.27 billion.Three dead, one missing in devastating floods across U.S. Midwest3/19/2019 1:06:13 AM At least one person was missing on Monday after devastating floods across the U.S. Midwest that killed three others and inflicted hundreds of millions of dollars in damage in what Nebraska's governor called a disaster of historic proportions.Flooded U.S. Air Force base underscores climate risk to security: experts3/19/2019 1:06:13 AM Flooding at a U.S. Air Force base in Nebraska that damaged buildings and forced the removal of a plane integral to the nation's nuclear attack response highlight the risks climate change poses to national security, experts said on Monday.Death toll in Mozambique cyclone, floods could surpass 1,000: president3/19/2019 1:00:05 AM The number of people killed in a powerful storm and preceding floods in Mozambique could exceed 1,000, the president said on Monday, putting the potential death toll greatly more than current figures.Bolsonaro touts 'changed', U.S.-friendly Brazil to Washington3/19/2019 12:57:23 AM Far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, on his first official visit to Washington, declared himself an unabashed admirer of the United States and said he was seeking a new era of close relations after what he called decades of anti-American leaders.South Korea radar and thermal camera system warns 'smartphone zombies' of traffic3/19/2019 12:41:58 AM A city in South Korea, which has the world's highest smartphone penetration rate, has installed flickering lights and laser beams at a road crossing to warn "smartphone zombies" to look up and drivers to slow down, in the hope of preventing accidents.U.S.-sanctioned Venezuelan defects to Colombia, slams Maduro3/19/2019 12:15:15 AM A Venezuelan general under sanction by the United States denounced the government of President Nicolas Maduro on Monday as "inept and corrupt" after fleeing for neighboring Colombia amid growing pressure on the isolated administration.Venezuela opposition takes control of diplomatic properties in U.S.3/19/2019 12:15:15 AM Representatives of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido have taken control of three of the country's diplomatic properties in the United States, Guaido's U.S. envoy said on Monday, as the opposition presses its bid to oust socialist President Nicolas Maduro.Exclusive: As Venezuela crisis deepens, U.S. sharpens focus on Colombia rebel threat3/19/2019 12:15:15 AM As the United States makes its biggest diplomatic push in Latin America in years to try to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the U.S. military is zeroing in on a byproduct of the crisis: a strengthening of Colombian rebels on both sides of Venezuela's border.