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Trump: "We need Saudi Arabia"

Associated Press - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 18:16
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Opinion: T.I.'s 'Melania stripper' video shows Trump-level misogyny

Associated Press - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 18:12
Donald Trump is a piggish, unrepentant misogynist who has demonstrated that he thinks women are only as valuable as their physical appearance, a gutter perspective he made clear again when he called Stormy Daniels "horseface" on Twitter Tuesday. So why in the world would his opponents stoop to his level?
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Teens among 18 killed in bombing at Crimea college, Russia says

Associated Press - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 18:07
At least 13 people were killed and about 50 more injured following a possible terror attack in Russian-annexed Crimea, according to Russia.
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EPA official on why she was ousted: 'Maybe saving children doesn't matter anymore'

Associated Press - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 18:03
The Environmental Protection Agency children's health director who was recently placed on leave says she is concerned that to agency leadership, "maybe saving children doesn't matter anymore."
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Canada becomes first industrialized nation to legalize cannabis

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 17:53
Canada became the first industrialized nation to legalize recreational cannabis on Wednesday, but a lawful buzz will be hard to come by in its biggest cities like Toronto and Vancouver, which will have no stores open.
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No decision on Turkey sanctions yet, top U.S. diplomat says

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 17:49
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said he expects a decision soon regarding U.S. sanctions imposed on Turkey, noting that some of them were directly connected to Ankara's detention of an American pastor who was released last week.
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'Mechanical issue' forces first lady's plane to return to Washington

Associated Press - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 17:46
First lady Melania Trump's plane was forced to return to Joint Base Andrews Wednesday after a "mechanical issue" that led to smoke in the cabin.
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Alaska's lieutenant governor resigns over 'inappropriate comments'

Associated Press - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 17:45
Alaska's lieutenant governor resigned abruptly Tuesday over what he said were "inappropriate comments" -- which he and other officials have done little to further explain -- providing an unexpected ripple in his boss's re-election campaign just three weeks before voters go to the polls.
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UK's Labour eye government collapse, new elections and then swift Brexit deal

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 17:45
Britain's opposition Labour Party could win power from Theresa May's ruling Conservatives in the coming months and quickly tie up a new and different Brexit deal with the European Union, the party's finance policy chief John McDonnell said on Wednesday.
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U.S. prepares for biggest-ever Agent Orange cleanup in Vietnam

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 17:45
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday visited a former American air base in southern Vietnam that will soon become the biggest-ever U.S. cleanup site for contamination left by the defoliant Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.
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BET Hip Hop Awards 2018: The winners list

Associated Press - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 17:44
Cardi B was the big winner at this year's BET Hip Hop Awards.
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Indian minister quits to fight sexual harassment accusations

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 17:43
An Indian government junior minister resigned on Wednesday to fight accusations of sexual harassment from more than a dozen women during his previous career as a journalist, the most high-profile casualty of a growing #MeToo movement in the country.
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Twitter publishes tweet trove from Russia, Iran campaigns

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 17:40
Twitter published a trove of some 10 million tweets that it said are potentially the product of state-backed operations by Russia and Iran, shedding new light on the scale and nature of misinformation campaigns mounted by the two nations.
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Glencore chair Tony Hayward latest to drop out of Saudi conference

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 17:37
Glencore Plc said its chairman Tony Hayward will no longer be attending the Future Investment Initiative conference in Saudi Arabia, confirming a report in the Financial Times.
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U.S. says some militants withdrawing from Syria's Idlib

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 17:33
Some militants have withdrawn from the demilitarization zone in Idlib following a deal between Russia and Turkey on the northwestern Syrian region, a U.S. official said on Wednesday.
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U.S. imposes sanctions on Iraq-based money exchange for Islamic State ties

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 17:32
The U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions on Wednesday on an Iraq-based money exchange company, Afaq Dubai, suspected of being linked to the Islamic State militant group, the Office of Foreign Asset Control said in a statement.
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