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    NY bombing heightens fears of holiday attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on December 14, 2017

    The abortive bombing by an Islamic State-inspired Bangladeshi in New York has raised fresh fears of a possible surge in attacks during the year-end holiday...

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    Tillerson says US ready to talk to North Korea

    Reuters | Updated at 10:10am on December 13, 2017

    US secretary of state Rex Tillerson offered to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions, backing away from a key US demand that Pyongyang...

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    Americans perceive more corruption in Trump era: survey

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on December 13, 2017

    Americans believe US society has become markedly more corrupt in the year since president Donald Trump rose to power, according to a survey released Tuesday...

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    Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:25am on December 12, 2017

    US president Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time since 1972, in order to prepare for...

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    Trump wants Congress to fix ‘lax’ immigration after NY attack

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:05am on December 12, 2017

    US president Donald Trump said Monday that a bomb attack by a 27-year-old from Bangladesh on New York's subway system underscored the ‘urgent need’ for...

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    NY bomber drawn by subway Christmas posters: report

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:45am on December 12, 2017

    The Bangladeshi immigrant who set off a bomb in New York's subway Monday told investigators that he was avenging attacks on the Islamic State group...

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    Bangladeshi descent held as suspect after NY blast

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 01:05am on December 12, 2017

    A man carrying a pipe bomb strapped to his body detonated it in a crowded New York subway passageway during the morning rush hour Monday,...

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    Palestinians ‘walking away’ from talks with Pence snub: US

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:10am on December 11, 2017

    The United States accused the Palestinian Authority Sunday of ‘walking away’ from a chance to discuss peace in the Middle East by snubbing vice-president Mike...

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    Obama invokes Nazi Germany in plea to avoid complacency

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 01:03pm on December 09, 2017

    Former US president Barack Obama has urged American voters to remain engaged, using the example of Nazi Germany as a cautionary tale about the dangers...

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    Weather eases the battle as California wildfires grow

    Reuters | Updated at 09:35am on December 09, 2017

    Growing wildfires chewing through parts of Southern California on Friday ravaged avocado farms, racehorse stables and a retirement community, even as milder weather aided firefighters...