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    Twitter, TikTok discuss potential combination: WSJ

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:10am on August 10, 2020

    Twitter is in preliminary discussions for a possible combination with TikTok, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday, after US president Donald Trump said he would...

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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 ready to sign orders

    Agence France-Pressse . Washington | Updated at 11:33pm on August 08, 2020

    President Donald Trump said Friday he was poised to sign executive orders to extend aid to Americans facing hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic, though...

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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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    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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    Trump orders ban on dealings with TikTok’s Chinese owner

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:08am on August 07, 2020

    US president Donald Trump on Thursday ordered that a ban on interacting with popular social media platform TikTok or its Chinese parent company take effect...

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    Joe Biden is against God, says Trump

    United News of Bangladesh/Associated Press . Cleveland | Updated at 10:46am on August 07, 2020

    US president Donald Trump billed his trip to Ohio Thursday as a chance to promote economic recovery, but he quickly pivoted to a deeply personal...

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    Biden, Trump scramble to replan nomination speeches

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:05pm on August 06, 2020

    The US election plunged deeper into unprecedented territory Wednesday when challenger Joe Biden announced he would accept his nomination virtually and president Donald Trump suggested...

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