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Singapore rated world's most competitive economy

Singapore rated world's most competitive economy

Singapore took the top spot because of its leading technological infrastructure, access to skilled labor, open immigration laws and the ready ability of regulations that allow new businesses to star...

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China To Create Blacklist Of

China To Create Blacklist Of "Unreliable" Foreign Firms Amid Huawei Row

Depending on what the consequences will be for being placed on the list, the move could inch the global economy closer to bifurcation, with United States and Chinese companies being forced out of ea...

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PNG parliament elects James Marape as new PM

PNG parliament elects James Marape as new PM

Marape is a former finance minister who stepped down in protest against the massive ExxonMobil and Total gas project. "We will look into maximising gain from what God has given this country from all...

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Kushner arrives in Israel as part of a Middle East trip

Kushner arrives in Israel as part of a Middle East trip

One of the Israelis was in a critical condition and the other suffered serious wounds, he said. The 19-year-old suspect was shot and killed by security forces on the scene. Jared Kushner, 38, Presiden...

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Acting Pentagon chief, Chinese defense minister hold talks at Asia security summit

Acting Pentagon chief, Chinese defense minister hold talks at Asia security summit

The operation was part of USA efforts to maintain the waters as neutral territory, despite China's claim to much of their area. -China military relationship while reprimanding Chinese "bad behavior". ...

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Senior Labour figure Peter Willsman suspended over antisemitism remarks

Senior Labour figure Peter Willsman suspended over antisemitism remarks

In that rant, Willsman spoke at an NEC meeting as it debated whether to adopt the IHRA definition of anti-semitism in full, claiming some members of the Jewish community supported the US President a...

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DE mother savagely attacked at Dominican Republic resort

DE mother savagely attacked at Dominican Republic resort

The post has since gone viral with over 140,000 likes and 150,000 shares. 'Now that I've had some time to heal, it's time to tell my story, in the hopes that women will be more aware, and hopefully...

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Philippines president says S. China Sea becoming ‘flashpoint’

Philippines president says S. China Sea becoming ‘flashpoint’

Philippine defense and military officials have been wary of China's aggressive actions in the South China Sea, particularly its expansion and militarization of the strategic waterway despite protests ...

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Bailey Trial Hears From Witness Who Travelled From West Cork

Bailey Trial Hears From Witness Who Travelled From West Cork

On February 4, 1997, Mr Bailey drove 14-year-old Malachi Reed home from school. He has always denied involvement in Ms Toscan du Plantier's death at her holiday home in Toormore on December 23rd 199...

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Tornado Confirmed In Pennsylvania, Some Homes Damaged

Tornado Confirmed In Pennsylvania, Some Homes Damaged

WFMZ-TV reported the Valley Ponds development homeowners association saying about 70 percent of the homes remained livable. - Severe weather made its way across the D.C. When we say there is the pot...

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Trump says record group of 1,036 migrants caught at Mexico border

Trump says record group of 1,036 migrants caught at Mexico border

The group of 1,036 is the largest ever encountered by the Border Patrol; the previous record of 424 was set last month. As impeachment fever soaks up the oxygen in Washington D.C., the crisis on t...

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Multiple injuries reported after shooting in Va. Beach; suspect captured

Multiple injuries reported after shooting in Va. Beach; suspect captured

The individual is believed to be in custody, a Virginia Beach Police tweet said. Refresh WTVR.com and watch CBS 6 News starting at 5 p.m. for updates. There was no immediate word on the extent of in...

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Dutch hostage, 6 Abus killed in clash

Dutch hostage, 6 Abus killed in clash

Col. Gerry Besana, Armed Forces of the Philippines Western Mindanao Command (Wesmincom) spokesperson, said Ewold Horn, held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf since 2012, was shot dead by the group's top l...

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This is what the Alberta wildfires look like from space

This is what the Alberta wildfires look like from space

Projected warmer and drier conditions across the country mean an extended fire season , and more lightning, which also equals more fire, said Flannigan. A 3,000-hectare blaze has caused a state of...

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China's retaliatory tariffs hit U.S. goods amid trade standoff

China's retaliatory tariffs hit U.S. goods amid trade standoff

Trump hiked tariffs on US$200 billion (RM837.3 billion) in Chinese goods earlier this month as talks in Washington failed to produce a deal after he accused Beijing of reneging on its commitments. For...

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Venezuela talks in Norway end without deal

Venezuela talks in Norway end without deal

The office said the opposition remained willing to continue the mediation so long as progress was being made. "We want to reach a solution to the conflict". In its statement, Oslo called on both sides...

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11-foot-long gator breaks into Florida home

City officials said the 11-foot reptile smashed its way through a low window and left a path of destruction in the Eagles Landing home. Photos show with its jaw wide open in front of knocked over ch...

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Leader of jihadist cell admits to beheading backpacker in ISIS-inspired slayings

Leader of jihadist cell admits to beheading backpacker in ISIS-inspired slayings

Abdessamad Ejjoud, a 25-year-old street vendor, told the court: "I beheaded one of them". Three are suspected of direct involvement in the killings. The women's bodies were found in their tent. Ho...

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Iran 'almost certainly' behind ship attacks off UAE: John Bolton

Iran 'almost certainly' behind ship attacks off UAE: John Bolton

In May 2018 President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal, created to prevent the development of an Iranian nuclear weapon. "We are responding and consulting more closely with our allie...

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Lightwater Valley Theme Park: Where is Lightwater Valley? What has happened there?

Lightwater Valley Theme Park: Where is Lightwater Valley? What has happened there?

He was allegedly left hanging from the back of the moving carriage at Lightwater Valley theme park in North Yorkshire, Britain, while his mother screamed beside him. The theme park's owner, the Fren...

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Barr says Mueller 'could've reached decision' on obstruction

Barr says Mueller 'could've reached decision' on obstruction

Trump repeated his baseless claims that Mueller is "conflicted", contending that Mueller, who served as Federal Bureau of Investigation director under President George W. "But he had his reasons for n...

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Malaysia to use Huawei technology as much as possible

Malaysia to use Huawei technology as much as possible

It now ships some to other countries, including Malaysia , while the government and industry seek ways of dealing with the problem at home. "We try to make use of their technology as much as possib...

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Facebook and Twitter say Iran-based social media scheme impersonated press

Facebook and Twitter say Iran-based social media scheme impersonated press

The social network also announced on Tuesday that it has removed a network of 2,800 inauthentic accounts originating in Iran, according to a spokesman. The network's Twitter accounts posed as Republ...

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Canada takes first step toward ratifying new North American trade deal

Canada takes first step toward ratifying new North American trade deal

Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said Ottawa intends to "move ahead with the ratification process as much as possible in tandem with our partners, particularly with the United States". Trade Represe...

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EU leaders assess outcome of European elections

EU leaders assess outcome of European elections

After voters turned out for last week's European Parliament elections in numbers not seen in 20 years, the leaders want to show they can respond quickly to people's concerns. Macron , however, said ...

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North Korea's top USA envoy executed

North Korea's top USA envoy executed

North Korea executed its former top nuclear envoy with the US along with four other foreign ministry officials in March after a failed summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in Vietnam, South K...

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Weapons sales: New criticism over French arms shipment to Saudi Arabia

Weapons sales: New criticism over French arms shipment to Saudi Arabia

France's right groups have on Tuesday sought to block the arms shipment to Saudi Arabia, as an investigation website has reported the loading was "howitzer munitions" onto a Saudi Arabia's vessel ...

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United States warns Hong Kong to avoid inbound Iran oil tanker

United States warns Hong Kong to avoid inbound Iran oil tanker

Even though there hasn't been any statement from Ministry of external affairs or petroleum ministry if India has cut oil imports from Iran, Indian envoy to the US, Harsh Vardhan Shringla was quoted as...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Smeared By Baseball Team

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Smeared By Baseball Team

In the video, former President Ronald Reagan is heard denouncing " enemies of freedom " while a photo of Ocasio-Cortez flashes between images of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and Cuban leader Fide...

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Jeremy Corbyn: Referendum on Brexit deal 'reasonable' if backed by MPs

Jeremy Corbyn: Referendum on Brexit deal 'reasonable' if backed by MPs

Asked if it would not be another "in-out" referendum, Mr Corbyn said: "It would be on the basis of whatever we have succeeded in negotiating". He said: "Labour will work with anyone across party bou...

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N. Koreans trapped in cycle of corruption

N. Koreans trapped in cycle of corruption

According to Reuters news reports , Ortagus remarks came as she had been frequently asked to make United States position clear after President Donald Trump contradicted U.S. Our job in the Departm...

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Julian Assange in court no-show after being moved to prison's medical ward

Julian Assange in court no-show after being moved to prison's medical ward

The websites, which published a trove of classified State Department and Pentagon material about U.S. operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, said Assange has been moved to the prison's health ward. Tuck ...

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Science without borders? IEEE bans Huawei staff from peer-review journals

Science without borders? IEEE bans Huawei staff from peer-review journals

This all looks a bit of a bummer for the IEEE and its members, as fewer people contributing to research and other academic-related things effectively curtails the spread of knowledge and might stymie ...

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Kushner meets with Netanyahu amid Israel's political crisis

Kushner meets with Netanyahu amid Israel's political crisis

Kushner and US special envoy Jason Greenblatt stopped in Israel as part of a Middle East tour to rally support for the administration's upcoming economic conference in Bahrain, which the White House b...

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Trudeau officially presents legislation ratifying USMCA trade pact

Trudeau officially presents legislation ratifying USMCA trade pact

In what could be construed as a mild rebuke to Trudeau, Pence said the citizens of the United States and Canada will settle the issue within their respective countries. 'I am very concerned about the ...

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