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    Trump condemns NY Times for updating its Kavanaugh story

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:31pm on September 17, 2019

    United States president Donald Trump blasted The New York Times Monday after it updated a story detailing a previously unreported accusation of sexual misconduct by...

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    Trump discusses defence treaty with Netanyahu

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    US president Donald Trump said Saturday he and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the possibility of moving forward on a ‘mutual defense’ treaty between...

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    US condemns drone attacks at Saudi oil facilities

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:58pm on September 15, 2019

    United States president Donald Trump on Saturday condemned drone attacks at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities that reportedly disrupted production and marked a new escalation...

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    US, Brazil press private sector in Amazon

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    The United States and Brazil, the two major critics of the Paris climate accord, said Friday they would promote private-sector development in the Amazon, where...

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    Climate activist Greta Thunberg protests at White House

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    Teen climate champion Greta Thunberg brought her global environmental message to the heart of the US government on Friday, telling her legion of supporters outside...

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    Tropical Storm Humberto targets Bahamas

    Agence France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    The devastated northern Bahama islands were facing a fresh tropical storm on Saturday, potentially complicating desperately needed relief efforts to the shattered archipelago in...

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    Hong Kong activist Wong seeks United States’ support

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 02:50pm on September 14, 2019

    Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong urged United States president Donald Trump on Friday to include a ‘human rights clause’ in any trade agreement with China,...

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    US presidential hopefuls criticise Trump’s trade war

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:49am on September 14, 2019

    Democratic presidential hopefuls criticized president Donald Trump’s trade war with China but gave no hint they would work toward a quick resolution if elected, pledging...

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    UK PM optimistic on Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    Prime minister Boris Johnson said Friday he was ‘cautiously optimistic’ about striking a Brexit deal ahead of his first face-to-face talks with EU chiefs next...

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    Iran leaders want to talk: Trump

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    President Donald Trump said he believes that Iran’s leadership wants to talk, adding to expectations that he is trying to arrange a summit with his...

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