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    FB’s WhatsApp limits text forwards to five recipients to curb rumours

    Reuters . Jakarta | Updated at 01:12am on January 22, 2019

    Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messenger service is globally limiting the number of times a user can forward a message to five, in a bid to fight...

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    Total lunar eclipse woos sky watchers

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

    An unusual set of celestial circumstances came together over Sunday night and the wee hours of Monday for sky watchers in Europe, Africa and the...

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    Trump says no amnesty for 'Dreamers,' signals support in broader deal

    Washington . Reuters | Updated at 09:59am on January 21, 2019

    President Donald Trump said on Sunday his proposed immigration deal to end a 30-day partial government shutdown would not lead to amnesty for ‘Dreamers,’ but...

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    Women protest in hundreds of US cities for third straight year

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    Women marched in hundreds of US cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the...

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    Trump offers concessions on immigrants in return for wall funds

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    US president Donald Trump on Saturday offered to temporarily shield a million immigrants from deportation if Congress authorises funding for his Mexican border wall —...

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    Trump offers 'compromise' to end government shutdown

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 11:19am on January 20, 2019

    US president Donald Trump proposed an immigration deal on Saturday in a bid to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, including temporary protections for ‘Dreamers’...

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    Trump, Kim to meet anew in month after North Korean visits White House

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

    President Donald Trump will meet for the second time with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un around the end of February, the White House said...

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    New migrant caravan enters Mexico

    Agence France-Presse . Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Hundreds of Central Americans entered Mexico illegally as the latest migrant caravan trying to reach the United States began crossing the Mexican-Guatemalan border en masse...

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    New migrant caravan enters Mexico

    Agence France-Presse . Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Hundreds of Central Americans entered Mexico illegally as the latest migrant caravan trying to reach the United States began crossing the Mexican-Guatemalan border en masse...

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    Guterres finds fear latest best-selling brand

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:37am on January 19, 2019

    United Nations secretary general António Guterres has uttered a warning against the dangers of ‘widespread fear and mistrust in our planet,’ saying ‘The best-selling brand...

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