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    Trump denies directing Cohen to break law

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 08:16pm on December 13, 2018

    Donald Trump on Thursday denied directing his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen to break the law after the US president’s longtime close ally was sentenced to three...

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    Ex-Trump lawyer jailed for three years

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:29am on December 13, 2018

    Donald Trump's former lawyer apologised Wednesday for covering up the ‘dirty deeds’ of his ex-boss as he was sentenced to three years for multiple crimes...

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    Time’s Person of Year goes to journalists, including Bangladeshi Shahidul

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 04:31pm on December 12, 2018

    Time on Tuesday named a group of journalists, including a slain Saudi Arabian writer and two Reuters reporters imprisoned by Myanmar’s government, as ‘Person of...

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    Huawei executive gets bail in case rattling China ties

    Agence France-Presse . Vancouver | Updated at 02:34pm on December 12, 2018

    A Canadian court granted bail on Tuesday to a top Chinese telecom company executive wanted in the United States in a case that has rattled...

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    Police sound ‘all clear’ after bomb threat at Facebook's Silicon Valley campus

    Reuters . San Francisco | Updated at 12:25pm on December 12, 2018

    A bomb threat prompted authorities on Tuesday to evacuate a building at the Silicon Valley headquarters of Facebook Inc, police said, but gave the ‘all...

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    Trump says could intervene in Chinese exec's case

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:22am on December 12, 2018

    US president Donald Trump said in an interview Tuesday that he may intervene in the US case against a top Huawei executive detained and bailed...

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    Accused attacks cops in Ctg

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 01:59am on December 12, 2018

    A fugitive accused sustained bullet injuries in police firing after he allegedly swooped on law enforcers with a lethal weapon at Asadganj in the city...

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    Thousands without power in US southeast after snow storm

    Reuters . Atlanta | Updated at 01:58am on December 12, 2018

    At least three people had died and thousands of homes were left without power in the Carolinas and Virginia early on Tuesday after a storm...

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    Heavy screen time appears to impact childrens’ brains

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    Researchers have found ‘different patterns’ in brain scans among children who record heavy smart device and video game use, according to initial data from a...

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    ‘I can’t breathe’ were Khashoggi’s final words

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:22am on December 10, 2018

    Jamal Khashoggi’s final words were ‘I can’t breathe,’ CNN said Sunday, citing a source who has read the transcript of an audio tape of the...