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Maryland lockdown pulls Florida students into Twitter storm: 'Be strong'
March 20 (Reuters) - Hunkered down in an "active shooter" lockdown at her Maryland high school, Mollie Davis exchanged tweets with Parkland, Florida, students on Tuesday, less than a week after all of them led walkouts to demand Congress enact gun safety laws.
Expelled Russian diplomats leave Britain in nerve agent crisis
LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Twenty three expelled Russian diplomats and their families left London for Moscow on Tuesday as Britain and Russia traded recriminations over a nerve agent attack in England that has plunged relations into their worst crisis since the Cold War.
Tests of substance in UK attack on ex-Russian spy to take 3 wks -agency
UNITED NATIONS, March 20 (Reuters) - Experts with an international chemical weapons watchdog were sent to Britain following an attack on a former Russian spy in Salisbury, and the results of the analysis will take about three weeks, the agency's head said on Tuesday.
'The Crown' producers apologize for royal show pay disparity
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The producers of television series "The Crown" apologized on Tuesday for paying the award-winning actress who played Queen Elizabeth less than her male co-star but said nothing about redressing the past imbalance.
UPDATE 2-Iranian leader says Tehran has defused regional threats
LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) - Iran has defused all regional threats against the country, the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday, as tension rises between Tehran and Washington over the influence of the Islamic Republic in the Middle East.
IMF's Lagarde urges G20 to avoid "exceptional" trade measures
BUENOS AIRES, March 20 (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday she urged G20 finance leaders "to avoid resorting to exceptional measures" to resolve trade disputes, in a veiled reference to U.S. tariff actions.
JPMorgan names Mellody Hobson to board
(Reuters) - JPMorgan & Chase Co has appointed Mellody Hobson, the president of Chicago-based investment firm Ariel Investments LLC, to its board of directors, the Wall Street bank said https://www.jpmorganchase.com/corporate/investor-relations/pr/mellody-hobson-032018.htm on Tuesday.
Seattle Genetics' Hodgkin's lymphoma drug wins U.S. approval
(Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved Seattle Genetics Inc's Adcetris as part of a chemotherapy cocktail to treat advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma in newly diagnosed patients, making it the first new treatment in over 40 years.
Toyota pauses self-driving car testing amid Uber accident probe
TEMPE, Ariz./DETROIT (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp <7203.T> said on Tuesday it will pause autonomous vehicle testing following an accident in which an Uber Technologies Inc self-driving vehicle struck and killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona.
Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2:15 PM ET on Tuesday, Mar. 20
Mar. 20 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2:15 PM ET on Tuesday:
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