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    Former Venezuela Supreme Court judge flees to US, denounces Maduro

    Reuters . Caracas | Updated at 12:06pm on January 07, 2019

    Former Venezuelan Supreme Court Justice Christian Zerpa has fled to the United States to protest president Nicolas Maduro's second term that will begin with his...

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    Southeast Asia wary of China’s Belt and Road project: survey

    Reuters . Singapore | Updated at 12:47am on January 07, 2019

    Southeast Asian countries should be cautious in negotiating with China on its flagship Belt and Road Initiative to avoid being trapped in unsustainable debt, 70...

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    In space, US sees a new rival

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2019

    During the Cold War, US eyes were riveted on the Soviet Union’s rockets and satellites. But in recent years, it has been China’s space programmes...

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    Three killed in California shooting

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 06, 2019

    Police in California on Saturday said three people were killed and four were injured in a shooting at a bowling alley near Los Angeles....

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    US law firms want 10pc of stolen amount

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 11:29pm on January 05, 2019

    Bangladesh Bank faces a condition to pay 10 per cent of $66 million or $6.6 million to US law firms for carrying out a successful...

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    The hidden structure of US empire

    Nicolas JS Davies  | Updated at 12:00am on January 06, 2019

    MY FATHER was a doctor in the British Royal Navy, and I grew up travelling by troop-ship between the last outposts of the British Empire...

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    Trump slams ‘disgraceful’ Democrat’s profane impeachment vow

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:38am on January 05, 2019

    A Democratic congresswoman kicked off her term with an expletive-laced vow to impeach Donald Trump, testing her party’s discipline and earning a chiding Friday from...

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    House Democrats challenge Trump to end shutdown

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:07pm on January 04, 2019

    Democrats wasted no time flexing their new power in the US House of Representatives on Thursday by approving legislation backed by new speaker Nancy Pelosi...

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    US warns citizens of arbitrary action in China

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:31am on January 04, 2019

    The United States warned its citizens Thursday they could face arbitrary action by authorities when they visit China, following the detention of a number of...

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    Trump warns US government shutdown could last a 'long time'

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:36pm on January 03, 2019

    US president Donald Trump met top Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday, but they failed to hammer out an agreement that would end a partial government shutdown...