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    Trump plays down epidemic fears

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:42am on February 28, 2020

    President Donald Trump has played down fears of a major coronavirus outbreak in the United States, even as infections ricochet around the world, prompting Saudi...

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    ‘Mission: Impossible VII’ halts Italy filming over coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:50pm on February 25, 2020

    Production of the latest film in the ‘Mission: Impossible’ series starring Tom Cruise has been stopped in Italy following the coronavirus outbreak, Paramount Pictures said...

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    Expedia to cut 3,000 jobs

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:38pm on February 25, 2020

    Online travel giant Expedia will cut 3,000 jobs worldwide after what the company called a ‘disappointing’ performance in 2019, US media reported on Monday. The...

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    US economy faces long-lasting damage from trade war: Fed official

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:26pm on February 25, 2020

    The trade conflict of the past two years likely left a mark on the US economy, even with the recent agreement to defuse the situation,...

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    Sanders warns Russia as meddling charges hit US election

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:52pm on February 22, 2020

    Bernie Sanders on Friday warned Russia not to meddle in the Democratic presidential race, as Donald Trump angrily dismissed assertions that Moscow was again seeking...

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    Trump dismisses new Russia polls interference claim

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:50pm on February 22, 2020

    President Donald Trump on Friday dismissed reported warnings by US intelligence that Russia is meddling in this year’s elections as a ‘hoax’ planted by his...

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    Fiscal hawks’ now endangered as US shrugs at debt

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:33pm on February 20, 2020

    At their national convention in 2012, Republicans mounted a clock counting the growing US national debt on the wall, a warning of the looming financial...

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    IMF warns China virus hitting fragile global economy

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:29pm on February 20, 2020

    In the best-case scenario, the economic hit from the epidemic in China will be short-lived, but it comes as the global economy remains fragile, IMF...

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    IMF warns China virus hitting fragile global economy

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:29pm on February 20, 2020

    In the best-case scenario, the economic hit from the epidemic in China will be short-lived, but it comes as the global economy remains fragile, IMF...

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    Top Pentagon official quits following president’s request

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:36pm on February 20, 2020

    A top Pentagon official resigned Wednesday at the request of United States president Donald Trump after becoming indirectly tied to the Ukraine scandal that led...

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