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Palestinian attack kills Israeli soldier in West Bank: army

Palestinian attack kills Israeli soldier in West Bank: armyAn Israeli soldier was killed and two other people were wounded on Sunday when a Palestinian carried out a stabbing and shooting attack near a settlement in the occupied West Bank, the army said. The attack came at a sensitive time ahead of Israel’s April 9 elections, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to apprehend the “terrorists” behind it. Hamas, the Islamist movement that runs the Gaza Strip, welcomed the attack, but did not claim responsibility for it.



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Military: West Bank shooting spree kills 1 Israeli, wounds 2

Military: West Bank shooting spree kills 1 Israeli, wounds 2JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian killed an Israeli and seriously wounded two others in a West Bank shooting and stabbing spree Sunday before fleeing and setting off a massive manhunt, the Israeli military said.



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Palestinian kills Israeli soldier in West Bank knife and gun attack

Palestinian kills Israeli soldier in West Bank knife and gun attackA Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier to death in the occupied West Bank on Sunday and used his rifle to wound another soldier and a Jewish settler before escaping, Israeli officials said. The incident began at an intersection near Ariel, a large settlement, where the Palestinian, having carried out the stabbing and grabbed the slain soldier’s gun, fired at three vehicles, hitting a civilian, the Israeli military said. In public remarks at the weekly cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke of several assailants, saying: “Security forces are pursuing the attackers.



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U.S. Sanctions Russian Bank for Supporting Venezuela's PDVSA

U.S. Sanctions Russian Bank for Supporting Venezuela's PDVSAEvrofinance Mosnarbank was placed on the U.S. sanctions list on Monday, according to a Treasury Department notice, for supporting Venezuela’s state-owned oil company PDVSA. “This action demonstrates that the United States will take action against foreign financial institutions that sustain the illegitimate Maduro regime and contribute to the economic collapse and humanitarian crisis plaguing the people of Venezuela,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement.



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R. Kelly says he has $350K in the bank: 'People have been stealin' my money'

R. Kelly says he has $  350K in the bank: 'People have been stealin' my money'R. Kelly told Gayle King he has approximately $ 350,000 in a bank account. Wednesday he was jailed for failure to pay child support.



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Venezuela crisis: Eight tons of gold removed from central bank as Maduro government struggles to raise funds

Venezuela crisis: Eight tons of gold removed from central bank as Maduro government struggles to raise fundsAt least eight tons of gold were reportedly removed from the Venezuelan central bank’s vaults by government officials last week, as President Nicolas Maduro seeks to raise capital amid tightening sanctions. The gold was removed in government vehicles between Wednesday and Friday last week, when there were no regular security guards present at the bank, according to a report by Reuters. The news agency said the information came from economist and National Assembly representative Angel Alvarado as well as “three government sources”.



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Democrat Schiff questions if Mueller probing Trump-Deutsche Bank link

Democrat Schiff questions if Mueller probing Trump-Deutsche Bank linkThe Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee said on Sunday he was concerned that Special Counsel Robert Mueller may not be investigating President Donald Trump’s ties to Deutsche Bank AG. U.S. Representative Adam Schiff announced last week a wide investigation into attempts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election as well as Trump’s financial dealings, including “credible reports of money laundering and financial compromise” related to Trump business interests.



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Trump to choose Treasury's Malpass to lead World Bank: sources

Trump to choose Treasury's Malpass to lead World Bank: sourcesThe nomination of Malpass would put a Trump loyalist and a skeptic of multilateral institutions in line to lead the World Bank, which committed nearly $ 64 billion to developing countries in the year ended June 30, 2018. Politico, which first reported the decision, said it would be announced on Wednesday, citing unidentified administration officials. Spokespersons for the White House and the U.S. Treasury declined comment.



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State Bank of India fixes glitch that may have exposed customer data

State Bank of India fixes glitch that may have exposed customer dataA report by the U.S.-based TechCrunch news website on Wednesday had said SBI had secured an unprotected server that could have allowed anyone to access information on millions of its customers, including bank balances and recent transactions. The server, hosted in a Mumbai-based datacenter, stored data from SBI Quick, a text message and call-based system used to request basic information about their bank accounts by SBI customers, the report had said.



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Venezuela's Russian Bank Grows Assets as U.S. Sanctions Hit Home

Venezuela's Russian Bank Grows Assets as U.S. Sanctions Hit HomeEvrofinance Mosnarbank, owned by Venezuela’s development bank and Russia’s state-controlled Gazprombank and VTB Group, was in the top ten percent of Russia’s 100 biggest lenders last year in terms of growth in assets. Its net assets surged 52 percent to 66 billion rubles ($ 1 billion), making it Russia’s 82nd largest, according to Banki.ru calculations based on central bank data.



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