Hopes for trade breakthrough fade as China cancels U.S. farm visits

World News - 13 min 49 sec ago
A U.S.-China trade deal appeared elusive on Friday after Chinese officials unexpectedly canceled a visit to farms in Montana and Nebraska as deputy trade negotiators wrapped up two days of negotiations in Washington.
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Hong Kong police fire tear gas to break up protesters

World News - 17 min 16 sec ago
Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse democracy protesters marching in sweltering heat on Saturday after pro-China groups pulled down some of the "Lennon Walls" of anti-government messages in the Chinese-ruled city.
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Hong Kong police fire tear gas to try to disperse protesters

World News - 18 min 10 sec ago
Hong Kong police fired tear gas to try to disperse democracy protesters marching on Saturday after pro-China groups pulled down some of the "Lennon Walls" of anti-government messages in the Chinese-ruled city.
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UK Labour deputy leader says Brexit stance behind effort to oust him

World News - 45 min 45 sec ago
The deputy leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party said on Saturday that his stance on Brexit, where he backs a second referendum before a parliamentary election, unlike leader Jeremy Corbyn, is behind efforts by some in the party to remove him.
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Iran says new U.S. sanctions target Iranians' access to food, medicine

World News - 56 min 56 sec ago
Iran's foreign minister on Saturday denounced renewed U.S. sanctions against its central bank as an attempt to deny ordinary Iranians access to food and medicine, and said the move was a sign of U.S. desperation.
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United States sending troops to bolster Saudi defenses after attack

World News - 56 min 56 sec ago
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday approved sending American troops to bolster Saudi Arabia's air and missile defenses after the largest-ever attack on the kingdom's oil facilities, which Washington has squarely blamed on Iran.
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Iran says it will pursue aggressor even after limited attack: TV

World News - 57 min 24 sec ago
Iran will pursue any aggressor, even it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran.
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Saudi Aramco has emerged from attacks 'stronger than ever': CEO

World News - 1 hour 9 min ago
Saudi Aramco has emerged from attacks on its oil facilities "stronger than ever", Chief Executive Amin Nasser told employees in a message, adding that full oil production would resume by the end of this month.
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Area 51 raid lures festive UFO hunters to Nevada desert; five arrested

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 23:51
UFO enthusiasts drawn by alien-themed festivities poured into rural Nevada on Friday near the Area 51 U.S. military base, but fears of a mass raid on the remote site or a public safety crisis proved unfounded, with only five people arrested.
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Pro-Beijing groups tear down Hong Kong's protest walls, raising risk of clashes

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 22:48
Groups of China supporters pulled down "Lennon Walls" of anti-government protest messages across Hong Kong on Saturday, raising the possibility of clashes with democracy supporters and another weekend of trouble.
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New England Patriots release Antonio Brown, who faces rape allegation

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 22:41
NFL star wide receiver Antonio Brown, who has been accused of rape by his former personal trainer, was released on Friday by the New England Patriots, the team said less than two weeks after signing the prolific pass-catcher to a contract.
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U.S. trade regulators approve some Apple tariff exemptions amid broader reprieve

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 21:42
U.S. trade regulators on Friday approved 10 out of 15 requests for tariff exemptions filed by Apple Inc amid a broader reprieve on levies on computer parts, according to a public docket published by the U.S. Trade Representative and a Federal Register notice.
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Media visit Saudi oil plant damaged in strike blamed on Iran

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 21:36
Saudi Arabia on Friday took media on a tour of oil facilities damaged by attacks that Washington and Riyadh blame on Iran, showing melted pipes and burnt equipment, as Tehran vowed wide retaliation if heightened tensions boil over into hostilities.
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U.S. sanctions Iran's central bank, fund after Saudi oil attack

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 21:36
The United States on Friday imposed another round of sanctions on Tehran, including on Iran's central bank and a development fund, following last week's attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that Riyadh and U.S. officials have blamed on Iran.
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Inspired by Greta Thunberg, worldwide protest demands climate action

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 21:24
Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg.
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Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps in response to Cambridge Analytica row

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 21:08
Facebook Inc said on Friday it has suspended tens of thousands of apps on the social networking platform, as part of the company's ongoing app developer investigation it began in March 2018 in response to the Cambridge Analytica row.
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U.S. says it will help El Salvador handle more asylum seekers

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 21:06
The United States and El Salvador on Friday agreed to attempt to reduce the flow of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border by strengthening El Salvador's capacity to provide for asylum seekers, but did not detail any concrete actions.
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In Nevada desert, Area 51 raid lures festive UFO hunters; three arrested

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 21:06
UFO enthusiasts drawn by alien-themed festivities continued to pour into rural Nevada on Friday near the Area 51 U.S. military base, but fears of a mass raid on the remote site or a public safety crisis proved unfounded, with only three people arrested.
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Fund managers gird for long trade war after FedEx slide

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 21:01
A profit warning and muted outlook from package delivery company FedEx Corp is prompting some high-profile fund managers to prepare for the trade war between the United States and China to last longer than many had originally anticipated.
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China, U.S. had 'constructive' trade talks in Washington: Xinhua

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 21:00
China and the United States had "constructive" discussions on trade in Washington, state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday.
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