• Trump Considering Changing Law That Makes Foreign Bribes Illegal
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    Trump Considering Changing Law That Makes Foreign Bribes Illegal

    “It’s just so unfair that American companies aren’t allowed to pay bribes to get business overseas,” Trump is quoted as saying in the new book "A Very Stable Genius."

  • Elizabeth Warren-Bernie Sanders Dispute Reverberates On Campaign Trail
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    Elizabeth Warren-Bernie Sanders Dispute Reverberates On Campaign Trail

    "I believe you 100%" a woman told Warren on the campaign trail Saturday.

  • Mexican troops block US-bound caravan travelers
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    Mexican troops block US-bound caravan travelers

    Mexican troops urged some 1,500 Central American migrants to maintain "order and respect" on Saturday after the group attempted to force entry into the country from Guatemala in the hopes of trekking onward to the United States. Standing on the wall above the Rodolfo Robles International Bridge

  • Trump marks U.S.-Japan security pact with call for stronger, deeper alliance
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    Trump marks U.S.-Japan security pact with call for stronger, deeper alliance

    U.S. President Donald Trump marked the 60th anniversary of the signing of the current U.S.-Japan security treaty with a call for a stronger and deeper alliance between the two countries, despite criticising the pact six months ago. "As the security environment continues to evolve and new challenges

  • National Archives removes exhibit that altered images of Women's March
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    National Archives removes exhibit that altered images of Women's March

    The U.S. National Archives, home to foundational documents such as the Bill of Rights, apologized on Saturday for altering images critical of President Donald Trump at an exhibit on women's fight for voting rights and said it had removed the display. The entrance to the Washington exhibit had featured

  • Queen Elizabeth's statement on Harry and Meghan's future
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    Queen Elizabeth's statement on Harry and Meghan's future

    Buckingham Palace announced on Saturday that Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain's royal family and they will not use their "royal highness" titles as they embark on a more independent future. Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be much loved

  • Britain's Harry and Meghan will no longer be working members of royal family - palace
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    Britain's Harry and Meghan will no longer be working members of royal family - palace

    Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain's royal family and they will not use their "royal highness" titles as they embark on a more independent future, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday. "Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be much loved members

  • 'You're stealing our water': Germans protest against Tesla gigafactory
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    'You're stealing our water': Germans protest against Tesla gigafactory

    Around 250 Germans on Saturday protested in the outskirts of Berlin where electric car startup Tesla is planning to build a gigafactory, saying its construction will endanger water supply and wildlife in the area. The U.S. carmaker announced plans last November to build its first European car factory

  • New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan
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    New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

    Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan, which has erupted just ahead of the Lunar New Year, the country's biggest festival. Health officials say the strain does not appear as lethal

  • U.N. envoy hopes for, but cannot predict, speedy reopening of Libya oil ports
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    U.N. envoy hopes for, but cannot predict, speedy reopening of Libya oil ports

    BERLIN/ZUEITINA, Libya (Reuters) - The United Nations envoy to Libya said on Saturday he hoped but "could not predict" whether eastern oil ports shut ahead of a Berlin summit aimed at reaching a truce in Libya would be reopened soon. Oil export terminals across eastern and central Libya were

  • 2020 Democratic White House hopefuls court teachers in pivotal Iowa
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    2020 Democratic White House hopefuls court teachers in pivotal Iowa

    Democrats vying for the party's 2020 presidential nomination courted Iowa's teachers on Saturday by promising to oust U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and appoint someone who has taught in public schools. The pledges to remove DeVos, who has used her post in the Trump administration to advocate

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    Ten charred bodies found in vehicle in violence-plagued Mexican state

    Mexican prosecutors are investigating the discovery of a burned-out vehicle containing the charred bodies of 10 people in the southwestern state of Guerrero, authorities said late on Friday. Police made the grisly discovery on a country road in the municipality of Chilapa de Alvarez after locals saw

  • North Korean foreign minister replaced - report
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    North Korean foreign minister replaced - report

    North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho has been replaced, Seoul-based NK News reported on Saturday. The usually well-informed outlet, citing multiple unnamed sources in Pyongyang, said Ri would be replaced by Ri Son Gwon, the former chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country

  • Despite shake-up, Putin rejects idea of Soviet-style leaders for life
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    Despite shake-up, Putin rejects idea of Soviet-style leaders for life

    President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he did not want Russia to return to the late Soviet-era practice of having lifelong rulers who died in office without a proper succession strategy. Putin, in a surprise move, picked Mikhail Mishustin, the low-profile head of the country's tax service, as

  • Scores wounded as security forces, protesters clash in Beirut
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    Scores wounded as security forces, protesters clash in Beirut

    Cat-and-mouse clashes between Lebanon's security forces and protesters wounded scores of people on a night of violence that rocked central Beirut on Saturday. Riot police fired tear gas and water cannon, chasing protesters armed with tree branches and sign posts in a commercial district near Lebanon

  • 'Get Your Mops & Buckets Ready!' — Trump's Infuriating Answer To Rising Seas
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    'Get Your Mops & Buckets Ready!' — Trump's Infuriating Answer To Rising Seas

    President Donald Trump slammed a sea wall proposal for New York while planning an ocean barrier for his Irish golf resort amid global warming.

  • Designer hopes green lingerie takes off
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    Designer hopes green lingerie takes off

    In a tiny workshop in central Paris, Paloma Casile puts finishing touches on eco-friendly lingerie that she hopes will catch on at an international show a few days hence. Below her chic little shop on the Rue du Jour, the designer pieces together bits of lace, sometimes combined with lurex, taking care

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    U.S. sanctions Iranian commander over Mahshahr killings

    The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it had imposed sanctions on a general of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps who commanded units blamed for a massacre of protesters in November. The U.S. State Department has said previously it had received videos of the Revolutionary Guards opening

  • China virus cases spike, 17 new infections reported
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    China virus cases spike, 17 new infections reported

    China reported 17 more cases of pneumonia caused by a new coronavirus strain on Sunday, stoking worries of it spreading as the country gears up to celebrate Chinese lunar new year when hundreds of millions of people travel. The total number of patients infected by the disease in China, all of them in

  • Australian government to aid tourism industry as bushfires recede
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    Australian government to aid tourism industry as bushfires recede

    The Australian government said on Sunday it will channel A$76 million ($52 million) to the tourism industry as recent heavy rains have dampened many of the monthslong bushfires, allowing the country to look to recovery. The number of fires burning across Australia's east and south coast has gone

  • Virginia's top House Republican warns 'white supremacist garbage' to stay away from gun rally
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    Virginia's top House Republican warns 'white supremacist garbage' to stay away from gun rally

    The House Republican leader's statement came a day after the state's top court upheld a ban by the governor on weapons in the area around the Capitol in Richmond where the rally is set to take place by demonstrators protesting against Democrats' push to stiffen the state's gun laws.

  • 'Simply a lie,' Biden accuses Sanders campaign of releasing 'doctored' video
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    'Simply a lie,' Biden accuses Sanders campaign of releasing 'doctored' video

    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden accused rival Bernie Sanders's campaign on Saturday of disseminating a "doctored" video edited to falsely appear to show the former vice president supporting cutting Social Security, and called on the Sanders campaign to disown it. In response

  • Late actor Paul Walker's vehicles garner $2.33 million at Arizona auction
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    Late actor Paul Walker's vehicles garner $2.33 million at Arizona auction

    Twenty-one vehicles owned by the late actor Paul Walker, who starred in the popular "Fast and Furious" movie franchise, sold for a combined $2.33 million during spirited bidding at an annual car auction in Arizona, officials said. The collection assembled by Walker posted strong results at

  • Police detain 185 climate protesters at Brussels car show
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    Police detain 185 climate protesters at Brussels car show

    Police detained 185 protesters in central Brussels on Saturday after the environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion staged demonstrations at a car show in protest at the auto industry's role in CO2 emissions that cause climate change. The protest came only days after the European Commission

  • Foreign powers to discuss ways out Libya crisis with rival camps
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    Foreign powers to discuss ways out Libya crisis with rival camps

    Libyan rival camps and their foreign backers will attend a summit in Berlin on Sunday to discuss ways to end a proxy war over the capital Tripoli and the oil producer, which has displaced 140,000 and now more than halved the country's crude output. Germany and the United Nations hope to persuade