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    Senators ask US to sanction Myanmar army chief

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:29am on March 22, 2019

    Senators called Wednesday for the United States to slap sanctions on Myanmar’s army chief, saying more needed to be done to bring accountability over the...

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    Trump lashes out again at McCain

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2019

    US president Donald Trump lashed out at the late John McCain again on Tuesday, saying he was ‘never a fan’ of the Arizona senator and...

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    Three dead in US Midwest floods

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 01:20am on March 20, 2019

    At least one person was missing on Monday after devastating floods across the US Midwest that killed three others and inflicted hundreds of millions of...

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    40pc US HIV infections unaware of infection

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:17am on March 20, 2019

    Almost 40 per cent of new HIV cases in the US occur because people do not know they are infected, while a similar proportion know...

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    Trump bemoans having blamed for NZ mosque attack

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    US president Donald Trump waded on Monday into the controversy over his response to the massacre of 50 people in two New Zealand mosques, complaining...

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    US probing certification of Boeing 737 MAX

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:16am on March 19, 2019

    Boeing and US aviation regulators are coming under intense scrutiny over the certification of the 737 MAX aircraft after news that two recent crashes share...

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    Democrats slam Trump for silence on white supremacist

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    Democrats led by an Arab-American lawmaker attacked president Donald Trump’s ‘silence’ on the rise of white supremacy Sunday as reaction to the New Zealand mosque...

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    Gillibrand launches US presidential campaign

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 18, 2019

    US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand formally launched her presidential bid on Sunday morning, announcing she will deliver her first major speech next week in front of...

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    Trump blames France climate policy for riots

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 18, 2019

    After hooded rioters torched and looted shops in Paris’ fabled tourist areas, president Donald Trump took aim at France suggesting its climate policy was to...

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    US intel official pleads guilty in Chinese spying case

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    A former US Defence Intelligence Agency official will be jailed for 15 years after pleading guilty Friday to charges of attempting to sell classified information...

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