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May 23, 2018, story based on BBC report about Ukrainian president and Trump lawyer Cohen is withdrawn

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 11:33
A May 23, 2018, story headlined, “Ukraine paid Trump lawyer Cohen to arrange White House talks -BBC,” is being withdrawn after the BBC said its report was incorrect.
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Facebook deletes accounts linked to India's Congress party, Pakistan military

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 11:27
Facebook has deleted 712 accounts and 390 pages in India and Pakistan for "inauthentic behavior", it said on Monday, many of them linked to India's opposition Congress party days before a general election, and others related to Pakistan's military.
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AKP's Ankara candidate says there are mistakes at thousands of ballot boxes

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 11:26
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party candidate for local elections in Ankara said on Monday that there were "very clear" mistakes at thousands of ballot boxes in the capital, after his opposition rival secured a win in the capital on Sunday.
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Mexico wants to 'bring order' to Central American migration to U.S.: president

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 11:25
Mexico will help to regulate the flow of Central American migrants passing through its territory to the United States, but the root causes behind the phenomenon must be tackled, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday.
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Unlikely there will be a vote on PM May's Brexit deal on Tuesday: UK government source

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 11:18
It is unlikely British Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a so-called meaningful vote on her Brexit deal on Tuesday, a government source said.
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UK Conservative lawmaker: PM May must promise April 12 Brexit or resign

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 10:50
Conservative lawmaker Richard Drax said on Monday that British Prime Minister Theresa May must commit to deliver Brexit on April 12 or resign immediately.
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Venezuelans plan protests over power and water as rationing looms

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 10:22
Venezuelans on Monday prepared to hold protests over continued shortages of power and water following angry demonstrations as the government of President Nicolas Maduro appeared prepared to begin a rationing program.
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Supreme Court turns away families of dead USS Cole sailors in Sudan suit

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 10:06
The Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid by family members of 17 U.S. sailors killed in the 2000 al Qaeda bombing of the Navy destroyer USS Cole to collect some $35 million in damages from Sudan for its alleged role in the attack, six days after also ruling against Americans injured in the attack.
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U.S. Supreme Court turns away families of dead USS Cole sailors in Sudan suit

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 09:47
The Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid by family members of 17 U.S. sailors killed in the 2000 al Qaeda bombing of the Navy destroyer USS Cole to collect some $35 million in damages from Sudan for its alleged role in the attack, six days after also ruling against Americans injured in the attack.
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Don't discriminate against our firms, China's Xi tells New Zealand

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 09:43
President Xi Jinping called upon New Zealand on Monday not to discriminate against Chinese companies during a meeting with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, whose country has rejected a bid by Chinese telecom giant Huawei to build a 5G mobile network.
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Comedian takes commanding lead in Ukraine presidential vote

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 09:42
A comedian with no political experience took a commanding lead in the first round of Ukraine's presidential election, offering a fresh face to voters fed up with corruption in a country on the front line of the West's standoff with Russia.
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Singapore seeks social media 'corrections' in proposed fake news law

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 09:39
Singapore tabled new fake news legislation in parliament on Monday requiring social media to carry warnings on posts it considers false and remove comments that are against "public interest".
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UK PM May holds knife-crime summit with teachers ordered to identify violent youths

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 09:36
Prime Minister Theresa May held a special meeting on tackling Britain's soaring knife-crime rate on Monday after the government announced new plans that could make teachers and health workers responsible for tackling violent behavior.
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Israeli researchers - hundreds of fake Twitter accounts boost Netanyahu

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 08:57
Two Israeli researchers said on Monday they had discovered a network of hundreds of fake Twitter accounts that promoted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and attacked his political rivals, a week before a national election.
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Facebook removes many accounts in India, Pakistan for 'inauthentic' behavior

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 08:51
Facebook has removed 712 accounts and 390 pages in India and Pakistan because of "inauthentic behavior" and spamming, it said on Monday, much of it linked to India's main opposition Congress party days before elections and Pakistan's military.
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'Fight and talk': Afghan war escalates alongside peace push

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 08:09
Fighting in Afghanistan has escalated ahead of the usual spring season, as both sides seek to increase leverage in talks on a peace settlement - a gamble that analysts warn could also risk hardening positions.
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Explainer: The global safety rules behind Ethiopia jet crash probe

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 07:53
A keenly awaited preliminary report on a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people, triggering the global grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX, is due within days.
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No Ethiopia plane crash report on Monday, maybe this week: source

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 07:38
Ethiopia will not release a preliminary report into the causes of last month's Ethiopian Airlines crash on Monday, as previously expected, but may publish it this week, a source familiar with the transport ministry told Reuters.
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China grapples with forest blaze that killed 30 firefighters

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 07:37
Firefighters are struggling to douse a forest fire that broke out in the mountains of southwestern China at the weekend and killed 30 firefighters, state media said on Monday.
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Philippines protests over Chinese vessels in disputed waters

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 07:35
The Philippines has filed a diplomatic protest over the presence of more than 200 Chinese boats near an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea, the president's spokesman said on Monday.
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