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    US senators in rebuke to Trump with Yemen vote

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:50pm on November 29, 2018

    The US Senate took a defiant stance against president Donald Trump’s White House on Wednesday, advancing a measure that would end American military support for...

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    Trump heads to G20 primed for new conflicts

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 11:09am on November 29, 2018

    US president Donald Trump jets into Argentina on Thursday for a G20 summit, keen to do battle with China on trade and sharpening his rhetoric...

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    Stop Jamaat, Shibir, Hefazat, says US congressman

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:18am on November 29, 2018

    United States congressman Jim Banks has placed a resolution in the House of Representatives expressing concern about the threat posed to democracy and the democratic...

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    Trump may cancel Putin meeting at G20 over Ukraine conflict

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:31pm on November 28, 2018

    US president Donald Trump said on Tuesday he might cancel his scheduled meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Argentina because...

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    UN reaffirms refugees’ right to seek asylum in US

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    Asylum seekers at the Mexican border fleeing violence or persecution are entitled to lodge claims in the United States to obtain sanctuary there, UN agencies...

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    First black woman to lead Harvard newspaper

    Agence-France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    In January 2019, a liberal-arts student from New York born to immigrant parents will become the first black woman to lead Harvard University’s Crimson newspaper...

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    Cheers as Mars InSight spacecraft lands on Red Planet

    Agence-France-Presse . United States | Updated at 01:17pm on November 27, 2018

    Cheers and applause erupted at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Monday as a waist-high unmanned lander, called InSight, touched down on Mars, capping a nearly...

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    Trump says Brexit agreement may hamper US-British trade

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:06pm on November 27, 2018

    US president Donald Trump said on Monday the agreement allowing the United Kingdom to leave the European Union may make trade between Washington and London...

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    Facebook election 'war room' goes quiet

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:45am on November 27, 2018

    Facebook said on Monday a ‘war room’ set up to defend the social network from abuses aimed at influencing elections in Brazil and the US...

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    Trump says doesn't believe own government's climate warning

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:39am on November 27, 2018

    President Donald Trump said Monday he doesn't believe his own government's report last week warning of massive economic losses if carbon emissions continue to feed...

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