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Colombian protests end with tear gas, curfew in city of Cali

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 20:50
Colombian unions, student groups and other protesters marched on Thursday against rumored economic reform plans and amid rising discontent with the government of President Ivan Duque, while the city of Cali imposed a curfew from 7 p.m.
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Manila-bound Philippine Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Los Angeles

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 20:48
A Philippine Airlines' flight bound for Manila suffered an apparent engine failure on Thursday shortly after takeoff from Los Angeles and made an emergency landing, authorities said.
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Sydney gasps for air as Australia bushfire smoke reaches record levels

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 20:43
The Australian state of New South Wales is gasping under the worst levels of air pollution recorded as smoke from widespread bushfires causes a spike in hospital visits and hazards including poor visibility for drivers.
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Trump travels to Delaware base to honor two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 20:42
U.S. President Donald Trump traveled to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Thursday to receive the remains of two American soldiers killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan this week.
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Pro-government supporters attack Catholic church in Nicaragua as tensions flare

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 19:57
Supporters of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega tried to storm a church on Thursday, with a priest saying they hit churchgoers, as tension ratchets up between Roman Catholics and the government in the Central American country.
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U.S. warships sail in disputed South China Sea amid tensions

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 18:43
U.S. Navy warships, on two occasions in the past few days, have sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea, the U.S. military told Reuters on Thursday, at a time of tension between the world's two largest economies.
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Chinese national indicted in U.S. on economic espionage charges: Justice Dept

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 18:26
A Chinese national who worked for Monsanto before it was purchased by Bayer AG was indicted on Thursday on charges of stealing trade secrets, the U.S. Justice Department said.
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Curfew called for Colombian city of Cali amid national protest

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 18:06
Colombian unions, student groups and other protesters marched on Thursday against rumored economic reform plans and amid rising discontent with the government of President Ivan Duque, while the city of Cali called a curfew from 7 p.m. local time.
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Amazon tribe demands Bolsonaro stop mining on reservations, hydro dams

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 17:50
Munduruku indigenous people led by 15 tribal chiefs blamed Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday for increased illegal mining on their reservation lands in the Amazon rainforest.
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Algerians march again as protests step up before vote

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 17:00
Hundreds of Algerians marched through the capital late on Thursday for a second consecutive night, an indication that protesters are stepping up their months-long campaign in the run-up to a presidential election next month.
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Supporters of Bolivia's Morales march with coffins of dead protesters

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 16:34
Supporters of ousted Bolivian leader Evo Morales marched into the capital La Paz on Thursday carrying coffins of people killed in clashes with the military and police, drawing attention to the human cost of the crisis gripping the South American nation.
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U.S. blocks Venezuela claimants from enforcing judgments, arbitral awards

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 16:33
The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday said claimants against Venezuela could not enforce liens, judgments, arbitral awards or decrees by seizing property to collect on unpaid debts unless they received specific authorization from Washington.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro unveils bill to protect police and soldiers who kill

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 16:30
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday sent a proposal to Congress that seeks to offer greater protection to police and soldiers who kill while on specific operations, known as Guarantee of Law and Order (GLO) missions.
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Maltese man detained in journalist murder probe released on bail

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 16:28
Yorgen Fenech, a prominent businessman arrested on Wednesday in connection with investigations into the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, was released on bail on Thursday evening, police sources said.
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Serbia's finance minister plagiarized his doctoral thesis, university says

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 16:26
Serbia's finance minister Sinisa Mali plagiarized parts of his Ph.D. thesis, the University of Belgrade said on Thursday, after his work was challenged by scholars prompting long-standing opposition demands for his resignation.
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Sixteen migrants found in sealed container on ferry to Ireland, all in good health

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 16:21
The crew of a passenger ferry traveling to Ireland from France discovered 16 migrants of Middle Eastern origin stowed aboard in a sealed trailer on Thursday, all of them in good health, Irish police said.
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Shifting asylum 'burden': U.S. sends Guatemala first Honduran migrant

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 16:15
The first foreign asylum-seeker arrived in Guatemala on Thursday from El Paso, Texas, under a U.S. agreement that establishes it as a so-called safe third country to process people fleeing persecution in their homelands.
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Italy's 5-Star rejects leader's call to snub upcoming elections

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 16:00
Member of Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement on Thursday rejected a call from party chief Luigi Di Maio to pull out of upcoming regional elections, in a surprise move that underlines Di Maio's difficulties as leader.
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U.S. warns Egypt against Russia warplanes deal, says working with Cairo on defense needs

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 15:46
The United States is working with Egypt to deter it from going ahead with a deal to buy Russian warplanes, threatening the Cairo government with sanctions if it does, a senior State Department official said on Thursday.
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Netanyahu charged with corruption, says he won't resign

Reuters World News - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 15:21
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday he would not resign despite being charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust in a corruption scandal that he denounced as an "attempted coup".
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