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    First black woman to lead Harvard newspaper

    Agence-France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    In January 2019, a liberal-arts student from New York born to immigrant parents will become the first black woman to lead Harvard University’s Crimson newspaper...

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    Cheers as Mars InSight spacecraft lands on Red Planet

    Agence-France-Presse . United States | Updated at 01:17pm on November 27, 2018

    Cheers and applause erupted at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Monday as a waist-high unmanned lander, called InSight, touched down on Mars, capping a nearly...

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    Trump says Brexit agreement may hamper US-British trade

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:06pm on November 27, 2018

    US president Donald Trump said on Monday the agreement allowing the United Kingdom to leave the European Union may make trade between Washington and London...

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    Facebook election 'war room' goes quiet

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:45am on November 27, 2018

    Facebook said on Monday a ‘war room’ set up to defend the social network from abuses aimed at influencing elections in Brazil and the US...

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    Trump says doesn't believe own government's climate warning

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:39am on November 27, 2018

    President Donald Trump said Monday he doesn't believe his own government's report last week warning of massive economic losses if carbon emissions continue to feed...

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    US agents fire tear gas at migrants trying to cross from Mexico

    Agence-France-Presse . Mexico | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2018

    US agents fired tear gas and rubber bullets at hundreds of Central American migrants who climbed over a fence and attempted to rush the border...

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    California's deadliest wildfire finally tamed

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:02am on November 26, 2018

    The deadliest and most destructive fire in California's history was finally brought totally under control by firefighters, more than two weeks after it erupted, authorities...

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    Trump says asylum seekers to wait in Mexico

    Reuters . Mexico City | Updated at 01:49am on November 26, 2018

    US president Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that migrants at the US-Mexico border would stay in Mexico until their asylum claims were individually approved in...

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    Crime menaces migrants on Mexico border as Tijuana declares crisis

    Reuters . Mexico | Updated at 12:51am on November 25, 2018

    Unaccompanied minors and other vulnerable migrants risk falling victim to crime in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, where thousands of Central Americans from caravans...

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    Migrants defy Trump at Mexico border

    Agence France-Presse . Tijuana | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    Hundreds of Central American migrants staged a boisterous demonstration on the US Mexico border Thursday, screaming for President Donald Trump to let them in as...