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    Wall Street wary of progressive Democrats on House finance body

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

    Wall Street is bunkering down for a wave of intense scrutiny as a group of progressive Democrats, including social media star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, have joined...

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    Trump, Kim to meet anew in month after North Korean visits White House

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    President Donald Trump will meet for the second time with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un around the end of February, the White House said...

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    A month into US govt shutdown, the economy blinks first

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    After four weeks, the partial shutdown of the US government has begun to rattle the world’s largest economy, particularly hitting consumer sentiment, a mainstay of...

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    Saturn’s rings are younger than the planet itself

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:29am on January 19, 2019

    Saturn’s rings are younger than scientists thought and appeared within the last 10 to 100 million years, according to research published Thursday based on findings...

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    Trump vows to boost US missile defence

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2019

    President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to boost America’s missile defence systems, including by investing in technology to protect against the growing threat of hypersonic weapons...

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    Trump grounds House speaker, scraps Davos trip amid shutdown

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:41am on January 18, 2019

    US | politics | shutdown | Trump   AFP . Washington   US president Donald Trump forced the cancellation Thursday of a trip to Afghanistan...

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    Syria IS attack undermines Trump’s victory claims

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

    Just four weeks after president Donald Trump declared victory over the Islamic State group, the jihadists claimed responsibility for a brutal attack in Syria that...

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    Trump praises Brazil’s ‘Donald Trump’ leader

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

    US president Donald Trump likes Brazil’s controversial new leader Jair Bolsonaro — especially his nickname.‘They say he’s the Donald Trump of South America, do you...

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    Ivanka to help US choose candidate for World Bank

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

    President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser Ivanka will help the United States choose its candidate to lead the World Bank but she will not be...

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    US shutdown sends economy into uncharted waters

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 14, 2019

    The US government shutdown on Saturday became the longest in history and is taking a growing bite out of the world’s largest economy with each...

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