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Egyptians to vote on changes that may see President Sisi in power until 2030

Egyptians vote this weekend on constitutional changes that will potentially allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to stay in office until 2030 and bolster the role of Egypt’s powerful military.

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Malaysia to revive second major China-linked project

Malaysia’s government said it will resurrect a multibillion-dollar property and transportation project in Kuala Lumpur involving a Chinese state company.

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China will keep supporting economy as ‘pressure’ lingers, says top decision-making body

China will maintain policy support for the economy, which still faces “downward pressure” and difficulties after better-than-expected first quarter growth, the Communist Party’s top decision-making body said on Friday.

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US Secretary of State Pompeo says nothing’s changed on North Korea talks: ‘It’ll be my team’

“Nothing has changed. We’ll continue to work to negotiate; still in charge of the team. President Trump’s obviously in charge of the overall effort, but it’ll be my team,” Secratary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters in Washington.

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Tesla to shrink board to seven directors from 11

Tesla said on Friday that four members of its eleven-member board would be leaving over the next two years, as the electric car company looks to streamline its board.

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HMRC: Beware of tax rebate text message scams

Fraudsters send fake messages during the tax rebate period, the government warns.

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Lawmakers call for Zuckerberg to be held accountable for Facebook’s privacy fumbles

Regulators and lawmakers worldwide have begun to take a firmer stance against executives whose companies are found guilty of wrongdoing.

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Samsung’s $2,000 folding phone gave a tantalizing glimpse of the future — before it broke

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is a remarkable phone that shows what future foldable devices will be like, but this $2,000 phone broke after two days.

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Stagecoach calls for inquiry after rail bid document leak

The firm wants an investigation into how rail franchise bid documents were sent to a rival.

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Earnings and data could be proof that slowdown fears were overblown

Earnings season shifts into a higher gear, as investors also watch for fresh economic data that could show that the economy is pulling out of a temporary rut.