China offers Myanmar support over Rohingya issue after U.S. rebuke

World News - 28 min 25 sec ago
China supports the Myanmar government's efforts to protect domestic stability and approach to resolving the Rohingya issue, Premier Li Keqiang told the country's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence offered a strong rebuke.
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Facebook defends Russia response, updates plan to curb misbehavior

World News - 39 min 38 sec ago
Facebook Inc Chairman and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended his response to Russian election meddling on the world's largest social media network and issued a new plan aimed at stifling misbehavior while maintaining a vibrant hub for online speech.
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Crews search for California fire victims as list of missing grows

World News - 46 min 37 sec ago
The search for victims of a catastrophic blaze that reduced a northern California town to ashes intensified on Thursday as authorities posted an expanded list of nearly 300 people reported missing in the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history.
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PG&E shares surge 40 percent on report regulator wants to avoid bankruptcy from wildfire

World News - 46 min 37 sec ago
PG&E Corp shares soared 40 percent in after-hours trade on Thursday after a report that a regulatory official told investors the agency does not want the utility to go into bankruptcy should it be found responsible for this month's deadly wildfire in northern California.
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Hand recount ordered in Florida's divisive U.S. Senate race

World News - 1 hour 5 min ago
Florida election officials on Thursday ordered a hand recount of ballots in the closely fought U.S. Senate race between Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson and his Republican challenger, Governor Rick Scott, after a machine recount showed them divided by a razor-thin margin.
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U.S. imposes sanctions for Khashoggi killing, Saudis seek death penalty

World News - 1 hour 11 min ago
The United States imposed economic sanctions on 17 Saudi officials on Thursday for their role in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor sought the death penalty for five suspects in the murder.
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After 2,000 miles they crossed the U.S. border; then tragedy struck

World News - 1 hour 34 min ago
The 911 emergency call came in to the U.S. Border Patrol's Tucson station around midnight.
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Exclusive: China offer unlikely to spur major trade breakthrough - senior U.S. official

World News - 1 hour 55 min ago
China's written response to U.S. demands for trade reforms is unlikely to trigger a breakthrough at talks between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping later this month, a senior Trump administration official told Reuters on Thursday.
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Pelosi vows to become U.S. House speaker despite opposition

World News - 1 hour 58 min ago
Democrat Nancy Pelosi vowed on Thursday to retake the speakership of the U.S. House of Representatives even as a string of critics within her party have said they will oppose her bid.
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Automaker groups warn U.S. tariffs will undermine new NAFTA deal

World News - 2 hours 10 min ago
U.S. automakers and parts suppliers on Thursday warned that President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs and threatened car tariffs would undermine the benefits of the new deal to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement, causing widespread job losses.
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California regulator says agency does not want PG&E to go bankrupt: Bloomberg

World News - 2 hours 23 min ago
A California Public Utilities Commission official told investors on a conference call that the agency does not want PG&E Corp to go into bankruptcy, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.
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'I'm going to see this through': UK PM May vows to fight for Brexit deal

World News - 2 hours 39 min ago
Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to fight for her draft divorce deal with the European Union on Thursday after the resignation of her Brexit secretary and other ministers put her strategy and her job in peril.
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Tory deal with DUP over unless UK PM May replaced: Daily Telegraph

World News - 2 hours 39 min ago
The British Conservative Party's deal with Northern Ireland's DUP on Brexit is over unless Prime Minister Theresa May is replaced with a new leader, the Daily Telegraph reported.
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Florida U.S. Senate race triggers hand recount

World News - 3 hours 23 min ago
Florida's hotly contested contest for the U.S. Senate appeared headed on Thursday toward a hand recount with the results still too close to call, the state elections website indicated.
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In U.S. Senate race, Florida Democrat sues seeking hand recount of county

World News - 3 hours 40 min ago
Democratic U.S. Senator Bill Nelson's campaign on Thursday said it had sued Florida election officials seeking a hand recount of ballots in liberal-leaning Palm Beach County in his re-election contest against Republican Rick Scott.
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Trump endorses U.S. House prison reform bill

World News - 4 hours 1 min ago
(This November 14 adds "original" to second paragraph to distinguish bill from predecessor; deletes paragraph 3 to remove reference to not including sentencing overhaul; adds detail on new version in paragraph 3.)
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Crews search for California fire victims, Trump to visit

World News - 4 hours 19 min ago
The search for victims of the deadliest wildfire in California history expanded on Thursday, as the White House said that President Donald Trump, who has blamed the state's fires on mismanagement by forestry officials, would visit on Saturday.
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U.S. regulators ease banking rules in light of California fires

World News - 4 hours 20 min ago
Banks that operate in fire-blasted regions of California will not be punished if they ease loan terms or miss some federal reporting requirements, federal banking regulators said on Thursday.
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'Get out!' Some Mexico border residents reject migrant arrivals

World News - 4 hours 20 min ago
Demonized by U.S. President Donald Trump and exhausted after a harrowing journey, migrants from Central America in a caravan now face a new threat: open hostility from some Mexicans.
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FDA to ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience stores

World News - 4 hours 25 min ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced sweeping new restrictions on flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes popular among teenagers in an effort to prevent a new generation of nicotine addicts.
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