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    China TikTok, WeChat bans seen not crucial to US security

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:40pm on August 08, 2020

    The US bans on Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat are not particularly valuable for US security, experts told AFP Friday, but could step up broader...

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    Trump jumps on Biden comments about black voters

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:37pm on August 08, 2020

    President Donald Trump attacked his November opponent Joe Biden on Friday after the Democratic presidential candidate suggested the African-American community lacked diversity in its views....

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    Trump to join Beirut donor confce

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:30pm on August 08, 2020

    President Donald Trump said Friday that he would take part in an international conference call for donors organising aid for Lebanon after the giant explosion...

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    Trump moves on China apps may create new internet ‘firewall’

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:51pm on August 08, 2020

    A ban by US president Donald Trump’s administration on Chinese mobile apps such as TikTok and WeChat risks fragmenting an already fragile global internet and...

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    China wants Trump to lose election: US intel

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:08am on August 08, 2020

    China has boosted its efforts to influence the US presidential election in November and wants President Donald Trump to lose because it sees him as...

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    US death toll soars as global virus cases top 19m

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:08am on August 08, 2020

    India’s official coronavirus case tally hit two million on Friday, doubling in three weeks as the pandemic sweeps into smaller cities and rural areas, with...

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    China warns US against risky moves on Taiwan

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:29pm on August 07, 2020

    Chinese defence minister Wei Fenghe warned his US counterpart in a phone call Thursday to avoid firing up bilateral tensions, a day after Washington angered...

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    US pointsman on Iran hard line quits

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:29pm on August 07, 2020

    The envoy leading president Donald Trump’s hardline push on Iran quit on Thursday, months before an election that could reorient US policy. Brian Hook, a...

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    Symptomless cases carry same amount of coronavirus: study

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:20pm on August 07, 2020

    People who are infected with the coronavirus carry similar levels of the pathogen in their nose, throat and lungs whether they have symptoms or not,...

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    US wants political solution in Libya

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:19pm on August 07, 2020

    The United States on Thursday renewed calls for a political solution in Libya as it slapped sanctions over smuggling out of the war-torn nation. Secretary...

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