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    Outrage as Trump brands black dominated Baltimore ‘infested mess’

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:04am on July 28, 2019

    US president Donald Trump was hit with new accusations of racism Saturday after he attacked a prominent African-American lawmaker and branded the majority black city...

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    FBI detains Bangladesh-origin US citizen on terror charges

    New Age Online | Updated at 09:26am on July 28, 2019

    A US citizen Delowar Mohammad Hossain, originally from Bangladesh, was arrested in New York on terror charges on Friday just prior to his departure, according...

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    US approves sales to support Pakistan’s F-16s

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2019

    Washington on Friday approved $125 million worth of support for Pakistan’s F-16 warplanes, and also $670 worth of support for India’s C-17 transport planes. Approval...

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    Thousands protest in Colombia

    Agence France-Presse . Bogota | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2019

    Thousands rallied across Colombia Friday to protest the killing of hundreds of human rights activists since the signing of a historic peace deal with FARC...

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    North Korea missile tests no threat to US: Trump

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:41pm on July 27, 2019

    President Donald Trump on Friday brushed off the bellicose language accompanying North Korea’s latest short-range missile test, saying it referred to ally South Korea, not...

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    Trump can spend funds on wall: SC

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:29pm on July 27, 2019

    The US Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favour of president Donald Trump, allowing him to proceed with plans to divert billions of dollars in...

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    Trump not to recognise China’s special status at WTO

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:38am on July 27, 2019

    US president Donald Trump on Friday threatened to withdraw recognition of the special ‘developing nation’ status of China and other relatively rich countries in the...

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    Honduran hospitals overrun by dengue fever epidemic

    Agence-France-Presse .  Honduras | Updated at 12:50am on July 27, 2019

    Of Honduras’ 32 public hospitals, 26 are overflowing with patients due to what health authorities are calling the worst dengue fever epidemic in the past...

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    Four shot dead in Los Angeles shooting spree

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:45am on July 27, 2019

    Four people were shot dead and two wounded on Thursday in a shooting spree that spread across four three Los Angeles neighbourhoods and touched off...

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    US to resume federal executions, lethal injection protocol

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 02:41pm on July 26, 2019

    The US government will resume its use of capital punishment after a 16-year hiatus and has set execution dates for five convicted murderers, attorney general...