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United States shies away from calling China ‘currency manipulator’

United States shies away from calling China ‘currency manipulator’

That lets Chinese vendors unfairly compete with US vendors who have to pay ordinary USA shipping rates to get their goods to customers, Trump argued in an August memorandum. From now on, the United ...

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Trump Warns Mexico on Migrant Caravan, Threatens to Close Border

Trump took things up a notch, falsely accusing Democrats wanting "Open Borders" and leading the "assault on our country" by a "large flow of people, INCLUDING MANY CRIMINALS". border has grown to 4,...

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The hilarious comment Prince Harry made about an Aussie lifeguard's feet

The hilarious comment Prince Harry made about an Aussie lifeguard's feet

The Duchess of Sussex - who is expecting a baby with her husband Prince Harry - brought the sweet treat with her as she met the Woodley family at Mountain View farm in Dubbo, Australia on Tuesday....

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Saudi delivers $100mn to U.S. as Khashoggi crisis deepens

Saudi delivers $100mn to U.S. as Khashoggi crisis deepens

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Ankara on Wednesday to meet Turkish officials over the suspected murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two week...

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USA military commander survives attack at Afghan governor's compound

USA military commander survives attack at Afghan governor's compound

An Afghan lawmaker contesting this week's parliamentary elections was among four people killed on Wednesday by a bomb planted under his office chair, officials said, in an attack claimed by Taliban ...

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Britain records surge in religious hate crime Home Office data

Britain records surge in religious hate crime Home Office data

The goal of omitting hate crimes from Scotland is all well and good, particularly when police in Scotland say they saw over 110 hate crime incidents each week (according to the One Scotland website) a...

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Google latest to withdraw from Saudi conference

Google latest to withdraw from Saudi conference

Saudi authorities have yet to give a clear explanation of what happened to Khashoggi, while several countries - particularly Turkey , the USA, and the United Kingdom - are pressing for the mystery to...

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Sheriff: 400 tips in Jayme Closs case

Sheriff: 400 tips in Jayme Closs case

Federal Bureau of Investigation officials in Milwaukee said on social media at the time that it appeared that Jayme may have been "taken" from her home, "likely with a gun". No gun was found at the sc...

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Royal Tour: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Melbourne day 3

Royal Tour: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Melbourne day 3

Flexing his skill and canine prowess, Harry guided the sweet black dog over the high fence easily, much to the delight of the crowd watching, who clapped and cheered for him. "That's a pretty incred...

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Things That Are Still Illegal in Canada Despite Marijuana Legalization

Things That Are Still Illegal in Canada Despite Marijuana Legalization

Canada is a part of marijuana history after becoming only the second country in the world to legalize it recreationally. Potential consequences for people who get caught bringing marijuana over the...

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Meghan Markle opens up about pregnancy symptoms - details

Meghan Markle opens up about pregnancy symptoms - details

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex , Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Dubbo College Senior Campus during their visit to central west NSW. "They're so nice and they're just like regular peopl...

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Italian PM denies rift between governing parties over budget

Italian PM denies rift between governing parties over budget

Italy submitted its budget draft at the last minute on Monday night, giving the Commission two weeks to respond, but it appears it won't need that long. The budget sent by Italy earlier in the week i...

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China detains internet star for ‘disrespecting’ national anthem in 10-second segment

China detains internet star for ‘disrespecting’ national anthem in 10-second segment

In what appears to be one of the most freakish news related to the "touchy" topic of respect towards one's national anthem, a 21-year-old Chinese online star has been jailed for five days after singi...

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In Canada, marijuana is now legal

In Canada, marijuana is now legal

According to accounting firm Deloitte, legal marijuana is expected to become more than a $6bn (£3.5bn) business in Canada in 2019, with up to $4.34bn (£2.5bn) coming from the legal recreational market...

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Australia Ponder Moving its Embassy to Occupied Jerusalem, Palestinians Condemn Move

Australia Ponder Moving its Embassy to Occupied Jerusalem, Palestinians Condemn Move

It would align Australia's policy with that of our most important ally, the United States which moved its embassy to Jerusalem earlier this year. "Can the prime minister confirm the reports to...

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European Union shelves plans for Brexit divorce deal summit citing lack of progress

European Union shelves plans for Brexit divorce deal summit citing lack of progress

He told Eddie Mair the British people should be given the chance to "sign off" on any final Brexit deal because they'd been promised "the moon on a stick" during the 2016 campaign. He added, "for a ...

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WEF's global economy competitiveness report: Roberto Crotti

WEF's global economy competitiveness report: Roberto Crotti

Amid Donald Trump starting trade wars across the globe, the World Economic Forum just unveiled the United States has reclaimed the crown as the most competitive country in the world. Singapore came ...

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Water Levels Plummet On Texas River That Washed Out Bridge

Water Levels Plummet On Texas River That Washed Out Bridge

Forecasters describe it as a "very unsafe situation". The Llano River is still roaring and still causing havoc to communities. Certain parts of the area have seen as many as 12 inches of rain in the...

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Aussie government blames admin error for ‘okay to be white’ vote

Aussie government blames admin error for ‘okay to be white’ vote

A senior minister, Christian Porter , blamed an "early email" sent by his staff without his knowledge. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the government's Senate leader Mathias Cormann have ...

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USA arrests Treasury official over leaks to Buzzfeed

USA arrests Treasury official over leaks to Buzzfeed

However, she later admitted that "on numerous occasions, she accessed SARs on her computer, photographed them and sent those photographs to Reporter-1 using the Encrypted Application", Eckstut wrote. ...

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Toddler stabbed, baked in oven; grandmother in custody, Mississi

Toddler stabbed, baked in oven; grandmother in custody, Mississi

Louis to here and some of the most horrific scenes that I've seen in law enforcement involve children". The toddler was identified as 20-month-old Royalty Marie Ford. The grandmother of a toddler wh...

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Does Harvard Treat Asian-American Applicants Unfairly? The Case Goes To Trial

Does Harvard Treat Asian-American Applicants Unfairly? The Case Goes To Trial

Monday's trial in Boston is expected to last at three weeks. The trial will also put an array of Harvard officials on the witness stand in a spectacle that promises to shine a rare public light on d...

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Indian minister MJ Akbar resigns amid sexual assault allegations

Indian minister MJ Akbar resigns amid sexual assault allegations

On Monday, he filed the case against Priya Ramani - the first female journalist to name him - under sections 499 and 500 of the Indian Penal Code, which relate to criminal defamation. "We would requ...

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Students passed out cookies possibly containing grandparent's ashes

Students passed out cookies possibly containing grandparent's ashes

Police say two female students were involved in bringing the cookies to school, although only one of them was related to the man whose ashes were allegedly used for the cookies. Another mother says ...

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Lebanon leader hails reopening of Jordan-Syria crossing

Lebanon leader hails reopening of Jordan-Syria crossing

Jaber Border Crossing, Oct 15 The main border crossing between Jordan and war-torn Syria reopened Monday after a three year closure, an AFP photographer reported . However, although the crossing ...

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Man convicted of raping, murdering seven-year-old hanged in Lahore jail

Man convicted of raping, murdering seven-year-old hanged in Lahore jail

The minor's death sparked global outrage, as DNA tests confirmed Ali's role in the girl's rape and eventual death. Zainab's case was the latest among a spate of attacks and abductions targeting chil...

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Israeli jets strike Gaza in response to Palestinian rockets

Israeli jets strike Gaza in response to Palestinian rockets

It was the first rocket to hit an Israeli home since the 2014 summer conflict between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers. The attacks came a day after Egyptian mediators started a round of ...

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Breaking! Tension at Sabarimala Temple

Breaking! Tension at Sabarimala Temple

Supporters of the ban have been angered by the state government's decision not to seek a review of the Supreme Court's ruling. In a similar manner, News 18 reporter Neethu Reghukumar was heckled b...

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Possible extension to UK's Brexit transition period talked up by Ireland

European Council president Donald Tusk at a media conference. It's reported in the Irish Independent today that the idea of extending the two year Brexit transition by one year is being considered t...

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Beto O’Rourke Borrows 'Lyin' Ted' Insult As He Repeatedly Attacks Sen

Beto O’Rourke Borrows 'Lyin' Ted' Insult As He Repeatedly Attacks Sen

O'Rourke's comment came in response to Cruz's criticism of the Democrat's desire for a tax on oil production. It's why the president called him "Lyin" Ted' and it's why the nickname stuck. "He's disho...

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Canada Becomes 2nd Country to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Canada Becomes 2nd Country to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Medical marijuana has been legal in Canada since 2001. In the USA, marijuana is legal in 29 states and Washington, D.C. for medicinal or recreational use. One of the first customers to buy legal rec...

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Two Koreas, U.N. Command to hold first meeting on demilitarizing border

Two Koreas, U.N. Command to hold first meeting on demilitarizing border

The dovish Moon has long favoured engagement with the North, which is subject to multiple UN Security Council sanctions over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. North Korean leader Kim Jong...

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Terror attack at Crimea college kills 10 after 'home-made bomb' is detonated

Terror attack at Crimea college kills 10 after 'home-made bomb' is detonated

Sergei Melikov, the first deputy head of the National Guard, described the detonation of the home-made bomb as a act of terror. "The area adjacent to the college has been cordoned off and an evacuat...

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Trump Calls for Warren to Apologize After DNA Test Results Backfire

Trump Calls for Warren to Apologize After DNA Test Results Backfire

Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) released DNA test results divulging only minuscule amounts, if any, of her purported Native-American heritage, President Donald Trump called for a formal apology from W...

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Saudi delegation in Turkey for talks on missing writer

Saudi delegation in Turkey for talks on missing writer

Turkish officials have accused Saudi Arabia of sending in a 15-man team to interrogate, kill, and dismember Khashoggi's body with a bone saw before flying it back to his native country. Turkish offici...

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Barnier calls for more time to find Brexit deal

Barnier calls for more time to find Brexit deal

The three-hour session saw discussions on the Northern Irish border backstop, where Downing Street said ministers voiced "shared concerns". "I am going to ask Prime Minister May whether she has conc...

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Russian Orthodox 'fury' over Bartholomew move against Moscow

Russian Orthodox 'fury' over Bartholomew move against Moscow

The stated reason for the suspension is the "anti-canonical actions of the Constantinople Patriarchate, which opened communication channels to schismatics in Ukraine and thereby encroached on the Russ...

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Trump concedes climate change is 'real' - but it will 'change back'

Trump concedes climate change is 'real' - but it will 'change back'

Verdict: False The US government's own Climate Science Special Report , published under Trump , finds that "it is extremely likely that human activities, especially emissions of greenhouse gases, a...

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Two pilots killed in Ukraine fighter jet crash

Two pilots killed in Ukraine fighter jet crash

The Sukhoi-27 plane crashed at around 5:00 pm local time (1400 GMT) "during a training flight", the army general staff said on its Facebook page, adding that "the bodies of the two pilots have bee...

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Abducted health worker, Hauwa, killed

Abducted health worker, Hauwa, killed

Earlier yesterday, ICRC spokesperson, Aleksandra Matijevic Mosimann, who said the organisation was passing through "trying moments", had told The Guardian via email: "The deadline of one month was g...

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