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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Donald Trump has signed an executive order barring US firms from using telecom gear from sources the administration deems national security threats. The decision comes as tensions with China continue to escalate as the two nations clash over trade...
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BAGHDAD, Iraq -- The State Department ordered Wednesday the departure of non-emergency US government employees from Iraq amid increasing tensions with Iran and warned US citizens not to travel to the country, citing a "high risk for violence and kidnapping." The department said...
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HONG KONG -- The escalating trade war between the United States and China is causing more market volatility around the world, with stocks in Asia suffering Tuesday while European markets and US futures turned positive. Wall Street's rout Monday was followed by losses on most...
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STOCKHOLM -- Sweden will reopen the investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the country's deputy chief prosecutor announced on Monday. Swedish Deputy Director of Public Prosecution Eva-Marie Persson revealed Sweden would resume...
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VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups. The new rules require all Catholic dioceses around the world to have...
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SEOUL, South Korea. -- North Korea has launched two "short-range missiles," South Korea's military said it suspected on Thursday, adding yet another complication into Pyongyang's stalled negotiations with the United States and peace talks with South Korea. It launched the...
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TEHRAN, Iran -- A partial withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal is what Iran is considering. The deal was signed with six other nations in 2015. President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech Wednesday that Iran would reduce its "commitments" to the deal, but would not...
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LONDON -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, gave birth to a boy in the early hours of Monday, Buckingham Palace has announced. The first child of Meghan and Prince Harry was "delivered safely at 5:26 am" and "weighs 7lbs. 3oz," it said. The palace would not confirm where the baby...
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MOSCOW -- At least 41 people on board a Russian passenger jet were killed, including two children, after the aircraft crash-landed at a Moscow airport on Sunday, bursting into flames on impact. Aeroflot flight SU 1492 skidded down the runway at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, its...