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One dead, various injured after train derails in Spain

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 01:44
One person died and at least five people are slightly injured on Tuesday after a passenger train derailed outside of Barcelona, Spain, the police said.
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Beijing pioneering citizens' 'points' system critics brand 'Orwellian'

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 01:31
Beijing's municipal government will assign citizens and firms "personal trustworthiness points" by 2021, state media reported on Tuesday, pioneering China's controversial plan for a "social credit" system to monitor citizens and businesses.
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Australian police charge three men over plot to undertake 'mass' attack

Reuters World News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 01:14
Police said on Tuesday they arrested three men who were allegedly preparing to attack a "mass gathering" in Melbourne, less than two weeks after a man was killed in Australia's second-largest city in what police said was an act of terrorism.
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China's Xi visits Philippines as Duterte pressed to take tougher line

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 23:40
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the Philippines for a state visit on Tuesday, aiming to advance strategic gains made under a Manila leadership that has favored Beijing in the hope of receiving billions of dollars of loans and investment.
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Security forces storm PNG parliament over unpaid wages after APEC summit

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 23:00
A group of up to 100 Papua New Guinea (PNG) security personnel forced their way into parliament on Tuesday to demand unpaid wages, lawmakers said, just days after world leaders attended a regional summit in the impoverished island nation.
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China blames 'excuses' for lack of agreement at APEC, as U.S. ties sour again

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 22:29
A major Asia-Pacific summit's failure to agree on a communique resulted from certain countries "excusing" protectionism, a top Chinese diplomat said, in a veiled criticism of Washington that further sours the tone of China-U.S. ties ahead of a G20 meet.
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U.S. considers adding Venezuela to terrorism sponsors list -source

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 21:52
The United States is considering adding Venezuela to its list of state sponsors of terrorism but no final decision has been made, a person familiar with the deliberations said on Monday.
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Australian police arrest three over plan to stage 'mass' attack

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 21:50
Police said on Tuesday they arrested three men who were allegedly preparing to attack the public in Melbourne, less than two weeks after a man killed one person in Australia's second-largest city in what police said was an act of terrorism.
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Malaysia reopens submarine probe, questions former PM Najib

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 21:32
Malaysian anti-graft authorities have reopened investigations into a contentious submarine deal 16 years ago involving former prime minister Najib Razak, the latest corruption probe facing the embattled Najib.
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Trump likely to give U.S. troops authority to protect immigration agents

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 21:18
President Donald Trump is likely to give U.S. troops authority to protect immigration agents stationed along the U.S. border with Mexico if they come under threat from migrants seeking to cross into the United States, a U.S. official said on Monday.
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U.S. likely to give troops authority to protect border officials

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 20:27
The White House is likely to grant U.S. troops on the border with Mexico additional authority to protect customs and border personnel if needed, a U.S. official said on Monday.
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Saudi foreign minister says CIA assessment on Khashoggi murder is false

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 20:02
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Tuesday that claims, including by the CIA, that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman gave the order to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi were false, according to an Arabic-language newspaper interview.
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China blames 'excuses' for protectionism for lack of APEC agreement

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 19:51
The failure of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit at the weekend to agree on a communique was down to certain countries "excusing" protectionism and trying to force their views on others, a senior Chinese diplomat said.
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White House likely to give troops authority to protect border patrol officials

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 19:34
The White House is likely to grant U.S. troops on the border with Mexico additional authorities to protect Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel if needed, a U.S. official said on Monday.
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Australia police arrest three men over mass attack plan

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 18:38
Police said on Tuesday they had arrested three men who were allegedly preparing to attack the public in Melbourne, less than two weeks after a man killed one person in Australia's second-largest city in what police said was an act of terrorism.
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Exclusive: After Khashoggi murder, some Saudi royals turn against king’s favorite son

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 17:30
Amid international uproar over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, some members of Saudi Arabia's ruling family are agitating to prevent Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from becoming king, three sources close to the royal court said.
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British government relents to lawmakers' pressure with pledge to publish Brexit forecasts

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 17:27
The British government on Monday pledged to publish economic forecasts that compare Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal with remaining in the European Union, relenting to pressure from lawmakers who sought to force the government to do so.
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Australia arrests three on terrorism charges in Melbourne

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 17:16
Australian police on Tuesday said they had arrested three men who were allegedly preparing to make a terrorist attack in Melbourne, just weeks after a man killed one person in the city in what police said was an act of terrorism.
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Clashes resume in Yemen's Hodeidah after Houthis say open to truce

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 16:57
Intense fighting broke out in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah late on Monday, shattering a lull in violence that had raised hopes for a ceasefire between a Saudi-led coalition and Houthi insurgents as the United Nations tried to resume peace talks.
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Two dead, several missing in Portugal road collapse

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 16:33
At least two people died and four were missing on Monday when a stretch of a motorway about 100 meters (328 ft) long collapsed into a quarry in central Portugal after heavy rains, officials said.
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