Dec 7, 2018

Angela Merkel to speak at Harvard graduation

Angela Merkel. Photo: Abdulhamid Hosbas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is serving her final term after 14 years in power — will be Harvard's guest graduation speaker in the spring, according to a press announcement.

Details: Harvard president Larry Bacow said Merkel is "one of the most widely admired and broadly influential statespeople of our time...She continues to play a central role in confronting some of the great challenges of our era."

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India gives Trump warm welcome as brutal protests rip New Delhi apart

People supporting India's new citizenship law beat a Muslim man in New Delhi, India. Photo: Danish Siddiqui/TPX/Reuters

While President Trump enjoys a hero's welcome in India, that nation's capital is being torn apart by violent protests between Hindus and Muslims.

The state of play: At least 186 people — 56 police officers and 130 protesters — have been injured and 10 killed in recent clashes, a New Delhi police spokesperson told the AP.

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Wall Street sees 2nd day of brutal sell-off

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The stock market fell another 3% on Tuesday, following Monday’s sell-off. Bond yields touched record lows.

The big picture: Stocks continued to fall as the CDC said it expects the coronavirus to spread in the U.S. The Dow and S&P are more than 7% below the record highs seen earlier this month.

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