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Chinese Firms Applying for Tariff Exemptions on US Farm Goods

Chinese Firms Applying for Tariff Exemptions on US Farm Goods

Xinhua said that Chinese enterprises are willing to import certain agricultural products that meet the needs of the domestic market, and US has expressed willingness to push USA enterprises to continu...

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Security Chiefs brief Buhari on Shiites protest

Security Chiefs brief Buhari on Shiites protest

Several gunshots were also fired during the protest. Monday's incident comes about two weeks after two Shiites were killed and two police officers injured after a similar protest turned violent at t...

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Trump Campaign Sends Email Offering Plastic Straws 07/22/2019

Trump Campaign Sends Email Offering Plastic Straws 07/22/2019

Most recycling centers don't accept plastic straws because they're so small that they fall through the cracks of machinery at processing plants. 'I do think we have bigger problems than plastic stra...

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Al Franken 'absolutely' regrets Senate resignation for sexual misconduct allegations

Al Franken 'absolutely' regrets Senate resignation for sexual misconduct allegations

A number of women who worked on Franken's staff describe him as physically clumsy and prone to giving awkward hugs and kisses, but in no way predatory. After detailing the remorse of the seven senator...

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Corbyn proposes new reform of party complaints process

Corbyn proposes new reform of party complaints process

The materials, published on the party's website , include guidance on how to avoid anti-Semitism when criticising the Israeli state, and offers explanations of terms such as Zionism. And those who de...

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Trump Expands Fast-Track Deportation Authority Across US

Trump Expands Fast-Track Deportation Authority Across US

The new policy would modify these restrictions, opening up millions of additional immigrants to expedited removal. Furthermore, expedited removal gives any random immigration officer unbridled a...

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Prince George's sixth birthday photos are just as adorable as you'd expect

Prince George's sixth birthday photos are just as adorable as you'd expect

Third in line to the throne, Prince George kisses Princess Charlotte . The young royal siblings let loose as dad William, 37, played polo on July 10 . "Sending lots of love from both of us xo". Th...

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Hill And Trump Administration Close In On 2 Year Budget Deal

Hill And Trump Administration Close In On 2 Year Budget Deal

Democrats secured $632 billion in 2020 and $635 billion in 2021 for domestic spending. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is negotiating a budget deal with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. One ...

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Jo Swinson elected new Liberal Democrats leader

Jo Swinson elected new Liberal Democrats leader

She pledged to do "whatever it takes to stop Brexit" and promised to lead not only the party but also the "bigger, open liberal movement our country so desperately needs". Swinson has suggested that...

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Remains Found In Shut Down Iowa Supermarket Identified

Remains Found In Shut Down Iowa Supermarket Identified

The case of the missing 25-year old is now solved and hopefully the family now has some closure. Murillo's parents reported him missing in November of 2009 after he became upset and ran out of the...

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China’s ByteDance plans to establish data center in India

China’s ByteDance plans to establish data center in India

Only last week the Indian ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY) sent a notice to TikTok and Helo raising concerns about anti-Indian and unlawful activities being shared on the a...

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Warren warns of a 'coming economic crash'

Warren warns of a 'coming economic crash'

Congress and regulators should act immediately". Warren flagged as unsafe increases in household debt from student loans, credit cards and auto loans, along with rises in riskier corporate debt . "...

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Mum's heartbreaking plea after pet dog pinched by seagulls

Mum's heartbreaking plea after pet dog pinched by seagulls

Becca Hill has begged anyone for information about her miniature chihuahua , Gizmo , after he was taken from her United Kingdom home by a seagull at the weekend. The organization also advised aga...

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Cambodia Denies ‘Secret Agreement’ With China For Naval Base Use

Last month, a senior US Defense Department official wrote a letter to Cambodia's Defense Ministry voicing concern over future plans for the base, including the possible hosting of Chinese military fac...

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Turkey convinced Trump wants to avoid sanctions over S-400

Turkey convinced Trump wants to avoid sanctions over S-400

A local artist has just rolled out the emblem of Turkey's first S-400 squadron, days after the air defense systems started arriving, despite the enormous pressure the U.S. Turkey was part of the manuf...

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RCMP investigate discovery of three bodies in vast northern B.C. area

RCMP investigate discovery of three bodies in vast northern B.C. area

It comes as Canadian Police warn anyone in northern British Columbia to "remain vigilant" after it was revealed that two teenagers whose burning truck was found next to the body of a man on Friday are...

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Trump Slams Mueller Days Before His Testimony

Trump Slams Mueller Days Before His Testimony

The president also criticized the "phony Democrats" for accomplishing nothing but wasting time on "this ridiculous witch hunt". "Remember, the Mueller report is a one-sided report", Collins said. ...

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Karnataka crisis: BSP MLA to skip floor test tomorrow on Mayawati's directions

Karnataka crisis: BSP MLA to skip floor test tomorrow on Mayawati's directions

Yesterday, senior Congress leader Ramalinga Reddy held talks with JD (S) Supremo H.D. Deve Gowda. The coalition has, however, still not given up hope with reports doing the rounds that a Congres...

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India’s ‘Chandrayaan-2’ Lunar Mission Lifts Off Successfully From Andhra Pradesh

India’s ‘Chandrayaan-2’ Lunar Mission Lifts Off Successfully From Andhra Pradesh

But these moments were anxious and did not arrive without their share of stumbles and hiccups. Monday's launch marked India's second attempt to launch the Chandrayaan-2 mission. The spacecraft use...

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Huawei woes deepens over involvement in North Korea wireless network

Huawei woes deepens over involvement in North Korea wireless network

The documents purportedly included work orders and spreadsheets taken from a database of Huawei's global telecom operations dumped by a former Huawei employee. A spokesman for Huawei maintained that...

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French Submarine Discovered After Disappearing More than 50 Years Ago

French Submarine Discovered After Disappearing More than 50 Years Ago

There had been multiple failed searches over the decades since the sub went missing, but thanks to new technology and techniques, which included modelling the tides and currents of the Mediterranean a...

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Woman: Husband killed in freak accident on N Carolina beach

Woman: Husband killed in freak accident on N Carolina beach

Lee Dingle, 37, was playing with his children on Oak Island when a wave hit him so hard he crashed on the sand, apparently breaking his neck. His throat also swelled up from the impact, deprivin...

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Syria: Citizen Journalist Among 11 Civilians Killed in Air Raids

Syria: Citizen Journalist Among 11 Civilians Killed in Air Raids

The Damascus regime and its Russian ally have stepped up their deadly bombardment of the jihadist-run region of Idlib since late April, despite a September buffer zone deal to protect the region of so...

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New Zealand people hand over 10,000-plus weapons

New Zealand people hand over 10,000-plus weapons

New Zealand on Monday revealed plans to establish a firearm register and to overhaul its licensing systems for gun owners in the second set of gun law reforms introduced in response to mass shootings...

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa hits back in corruption row

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa hits back in corruption row

Though charges have yet to be laid against the management and owners of Bosasa , Mkhwebane still found that in accepting the money, Ramaphosa, who campaigned on an anti-corruption platform, had facil...

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Livestream fail gives cop cat ears and whiskers during murder case announcement

Livestream fail gives cop cat ears and whiskers during murder case announcement

Canadian police are setting the record straight after the cat filter activated during a press conference regarding a double murder . Facebook technology allows for filters to be added on video ...

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Air France, Emirates maintain Cairo flights after British Air suspension

Air France, Emirates maintain Cairo flights after British Air suspension

On its Facebook page, Egypt's Ministry of Civil Aviation said it was in talks with the British Embassy in Egypt regarding the airline's decision. A Lufthansa spokesperson told The Independent ...

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Woman who allegedly decapitated mother in western Sydney refused bail

Woman who allegedly decapitated mother in western Sydney refused bail

In the days leading up to the alleged murder, Ms Camilleri's social media took a dark turn. Rita sent Mr Rickard-Simms a Facebook message on March 20 this year where she spoke about having to call t...

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Chinese companies looking to buy US farm products

Chinese companies looking to buy US farm products

The US and China agreed last month to restart trade talks that stalled in May. Trump noted at the time that China promised to purchase more U.S. agricultural products. To meet China's consumer needs...

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"Such A Gentleman": Trump Shows Up At Wedding Reception, Surprises Couple

President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of four minority women lawmakers on Friday, saying that they had said terrible things about the United States, and defended himself from criticism over h...

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Hackers reportedly breach contractor for Russian intelligence, exposing secret projects

Hackers reportedly breach contractor for Russian intelligence, exposing secret projects

The most prominent of the projects, Nautilus-S, was meant to deanonymize Tor traffic and create a database of Tor users and devices. To prove they gained access to Sytech's servers, 0v1ru$ posted ...

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New audio shows United Kingdom couldn’t prevent Iran seizure of tanker

New audio shows United Kingdom couldn’t prevent Iran seizure of tanker

The frigate HMS Montrose (F236), in the Gulf to provide maritime security to merchant shipping, tells the Stena Impero: "As you are conducting transit passage in a recognised global strait, under wo...

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Korean ship near Singapore Strait

Korean ship near Singapore Strait

According to the officials at South Korea's Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, the pirates made off with US$13,000 (S$17,675) in cash after attacking the CK BlueBell before dawn. "Ordinary ...

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Iranian media carry pictures of 'CIA officers' linked to 'spies' in Iran

Iranian media carry pictures of 'CIA officers' linked to 'spies' in Iran

In June, Iranian defence employee, Jalal Haji Zwar, who allegedly collaborated with the Central Intelligence Agency and spied for the United States, has been executed in Rajaishahr Prison. Highlightin...

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Israel begins demolition of Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem

Israel begins demolition of Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem

In negotiations with residents, Israel built the route of the structure in Sur Baher inside the West Bank to prevent dividing the village and disrupting life, according to court documents. However, ...

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