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    Dismissed man guns down five colleagues in Illinois

    Reuters . Aurora | Updated at 10:33am on February 16, 2019

    A gunman opened fire at a manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was slain,...

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    Pompeo meets EU diplomat after Pence’s Iran accusations

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 02:11am on February 16, 2019

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo met with the EU’s top diplomat in Brussels on Friday, a day after vice president Mike Pence accused America’s...

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    Trump vows emergency declaration over wall

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    US president Donald Trump was poised on Friday to declare a national emergency at the US-Mexico border, a move that Democrats vowed to challenge as...

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    Trump blasts Venezuela over blocked

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

    President Donald Trump warned Venezuela on Wednesday that ‘all options’ are on the table and demanded that far left leader, Nicolas Maduro, unblock US aid...

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    NASA announces demise of Opportunity rover

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

    During 14 years of intrepid exploration across Mars, it advanced human knowledge by confirming that water once flowed on the red planet - but NASA’s...

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    US fails to halt Iran bid to free frozen billions

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague, Netherlands | Updated at 12:00am on February 15, 2019

    An international court Wednesday ruled Iran can proceed with a bid to unfreeze assets in the United States, rejecting Washington’s claims the case must be...

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    Trump weighing all options to fund border wall: White House

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 03:52pm on February 14, 2019

    US president Donald Trump is weighing every possible option to find money to build his wall along the southern US border, even as he considers...

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    Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ convicted by NY jury

    Agence-France-Presse . New York | Updated at 03:51pm on February 14, 2019

    Mexican mobster Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman was convicted Tuesday of crimes spanning a quarter-century in a trial that laid bare his lavish lifestyle and penchant...

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    Judge rules that ex-Trump aide Manafort broke plea deal

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:37am on February 14, 2019

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort could face a much longer prison sentence than expected after a Washington judge ruled Wednesday that he had broken...

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    Drug lord, escape artist 'El Chapo' convicted by US jury

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 09:44am on February 13, 2019

    The world's most infamous cartel boss Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, who rose from poverty in rural Mexico to amass billions of dollars, was found guilty...