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    US escalates China trade showdown with tariffs on $50 billion in imports

    Reuters | Updated at 10:34am on April 04, 2018

    The Trump administration on Tuesday raised the stakes in a growing trade showdown with China, targeting 25 per cent tariffs on some 1,300 industrial technology,...

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    Woman wounds three before killing herself

    Reuters . San Bruno | Updated at 12:40am on April 05, 2018

    A woman who had voiced complaints online about YouTube opened fire with a handgun at the tech company’s headquarters near San Francisco on Tuesday, wounding...

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    Teachers march for US school funding

    Agence France-Presse . Chicago | Updated at 08:40pm on April 03, 2018

    Thousands of teachers took to the streets of Kentucky and Oklahoma on Monday, rallying in the latest show of force by angry US educators demanding...

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    Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes Bolivia

    Associated Press | Updated at 10:42am on April 03, 2018

    A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Bolivia on Monday, but it was so deep that there were no reports of injuries or damage. The US Geological...

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    Two dead as two planes collide at NE Indiana airport

    Associated Press | Updated at 10:25am on April 03, 2018

    A coroner says two people died after two planes collided at a northeastern Indiana airport. Grant county coroner Chris Butche tells WTHR-TV that one of...

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    Six police, another person die during prison riot in Mexico

    Associated Press | Updated at 10:20am on April 02, 2018

    Six police officers died on Sunday from smoke inhalation after prisoners started a fire while resisting an effort to transfer dangerous inmates out of a...

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    Trump says DACA deal for young immigrants is off

    Reuters | Updated at 08:50am on April 02, 2018

    President Donald Trump on Sunday said on Twitter that there will not be a deal on legalizing the status on young adult immigrants known as...

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    DACA deal for young immigrants is off: Trump

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 01:48am on April 02, 2018

    President Donald Trump said on Sunday that there will be no deal on legalising the status on young adult immigrants known as Dreamers, declaring on...

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    California black man shot by police fuels more protests

    Reuters . Sacramento | Updated at 12:43am on April 01, 2018

    About 200 demonstrators squared off with police in riot gear overnight in California’s capital and more protests were planned for Saturday after an autopsy on...

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    Trump declares April ‘Sexual Assault Awareness’ month

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:50pm on March 31, 2018

    US president Donald Trump - who has himself been repeatedly accused of sexual misconduct - on Friday designated April 2018 ‘National Sexual Assault Awareness and...