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    CIA chief to brief lawmakers on Khashoggi murder: senator

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:24am on December 04, 2018

    CIA director Gina Haspel has agreed to brief a ‘small group’ of US lawmakers about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the chair of...

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    Trump pays respects to Bush

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:07am on December 04, 2018

    President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump paid their respects to late president George HW Bush in Washington on Monday night.The Trumps made a...

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    No intelligence directly links Saudi prince to Khashoggi killing: Pompeo

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:33pm on December 03, 2018

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo said on Saturday he has seen all the intelligence possessed by the United States on the killing of Saudi...

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    US consulate in Mexico attacked

    Reuters . Mexico City | Updated at 12:00am on December 03, 2018

    Mexican authorities are investigating an apparent grenade attack on the US consulate in the city of Guadalajara, officials said on Saturday, underscoring the security challenges...

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    Trump to terminate NAFTA soon formally

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:42pm on December 02, 2018

    US president Donald Trump said Saturday he would soon notify Congress that he planned to end the NAFTA agreement with Mexico and Canada in favor...

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    US, China agree to trade war ceasefire, more talks

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 10:59am on December 02, 2018

    US president Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping agreed Saturday to suspend any new tariffs in the escalating trade war between the world's two largest...

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    Trump goes it alone on trade, climate at tense G20

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires, Argentina | Updated at 02:30am on December 02, 2018

    US president Donald Trump, ahead of a tariffs showdown with China, diverged with G20 partners at summit talks Saturday in refusing to back global action...

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    NASA’s Martian quake sensor InSight lands at slight angle

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:41am on December 02, 2018

    NASA’s unmanned Martian quake sensor, InSight, has landed at a slight angle on the Red Planet, and experts are hopeful the spacecraft will work as...

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    Michelle memoir sells two million copies in two weeks

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:39am on December 02, 2018

    It’s the talk of the town, the publishing phenomenon of the fall and now Michelle Obama’s memoir has sold more than two million copies in...

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    George HW Bush dies

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:29am on December 01, 2018

    Former US president George HW Bush, who helped steer America through the end of the Cold War, died Friday at age 94, his family announced.Tributes...

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