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    Trump faces perilous test as impeachment hearings open

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:58pm on November 11, 2019

    Donald Trump faces the prospect of becoming only the third US president to be impeached when open hearings begin this week into his alleged effort...

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    United States wants UN to take up Dalai Lama succession

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:39pm on November 09, 2019

    The United States wants the United Nations to take up the Dalai Lama’s succession in an intensifying bid to stop China from trying to handpick...

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    Judge orders Trump to pay $2m in damages to charities

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:40am on November 09, 2019

    A New York judge on Thursday ordered Donald Trump to pay $2 million for using his former charity to further his political and business interests,...

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    Bloomberg preparing for US president election

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:24pm on November 08, 2019

    Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is preparing to enter the crowded race to become the Democratic nominee for the 2020 presidential election, US media...

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    US calls for ‘serious steps’ as Iran resumes uranium enrichment

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:32pm on November 07, 2019

    The United States on Thursday called for ‘serious steps’ to be taken after Iran resumed uranium enrichment at its underground Fordow plant in a new...

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    ICC has info on location of Gaddafi’s son

    Agence-France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 11:20pm on November 07, 2019

    The International Criminal Court has ‘reliable information’ about the location of one of Muammar Gaddafi’s sons as well as two other Libyan war crimes fugitives,...

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    Top Trump ally admits tying Ukraine aid to Biden investigation

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:52pm on November 06, 2019

    A top ally of president Donald Trump admitted he told a Ukraine official that US military aid was contingent on Kiev investigating Trump’s Democratic rival...

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    Trump Jr releases provocative book defending father

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:47pm on November 06, 2019

    Donald Trump Jr. released a provocative book Tuesday that rails against his father’s opponents, as he admitted he had caught the political bug and may...

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    US punishes five more Venezuelan officials

    Agence-France-Presse . United States | Updated at 10:45pm on November 06, 2019

    The United States on Tuesday vowed to maintain maximum pressure to topple Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro as it slapped sanctions on five more officials. ‘While Maduro...

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    Trump offers to help Mexico in ‘war’ against the drugs cartels

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 12:13pm on November 06, 2019

    President Donald Trump offered Tuesday to help Mexico hunt the killers of nine Mormon women and children shot dead in a lawless border area —...