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    Zuckerberg rejects Trump offer to break up Facebook

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:30am on September 21, 2019

    Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg met Thursday with US President Donald Trump and members of Congress on a political reconnaissance mission to Washington, where he...

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    Trump rolls out red carpet for Morrison

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

    Don’t expect any awkward silences when president Donald Trump and Australian prime minister Scott Morrison sit down to a rare state dinner at the White...

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    US lays down line with China on next Dalai Lama

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 04:39pm on September 19, 2019

    As Tibetans start grappling with the once unthinkable prospect of the octogenarian Dalai Lama’s passing, the United States is looking to lay down a red...

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    Brad Pitt talks weightlessness on phone call to ISS

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    When Brad Pitt called the International Space Station (ISS) Monday to talk to American astronaut Nick Hague, the conversation turned to the unexpected consequences of...

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    Amnesty chief promises to keep raising concern about Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:22pm on September 17, 2019

    Amnesty International’s chief vowed Monday that the rights group would not be silenced on raising concerns about Kashmir despite what he called intimidation by Indian...

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    Trump condemns NY Times for updating its Kavanaugh story

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:31pm on September 17, 2019

    United States president Donald Trump blasted The New York Times Monday after it updated a story detailing a previously unreported accusation of sexual misconduct by...

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    Trump discusses defence treaty with Netanyahu

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    US president Donald Trump said Saturday he and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the possibility of moving forward on a ‘mutual defense’ treaty between...

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    US condemns drone attacks at Saudi oil facilities

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:58pm on September 15, 2019

    United States president Donald Trump on Saturday condemned drone attacks at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities that reportedly disrupted production and marked a new escalation...

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    US, Brazil press private sector in Amazon

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    The United States and Brazil, the two major critics of the Paris climate accord, said Friday they would promote private-sector development in the Amazon, where...

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    Climate activist Greta Thunberg protests at White House

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    Teen climate champion Greta Thunberg brought her global environmental message to the heart of the US government on Friday, telling her legion of supporters outside...

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