Nobel Laureate Suu Kyi responds to Myanmar genocide allegations

World News - Wed, 2019-12-11 06:42
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi responded at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on Wednesday to a suit brought by Gambia alleging her country committed genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority.
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Massachusetts hand-dryer maker gets helping hand from U.S.-China trade war

World News - Wed, 2019-12-11 06:25
The U.S.-China trade war is creating something William Gagnon once thought impossible - a 100% American-made bathroom hand dryer.
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Focus squarely on Trump as Dec 15 tariffs loom in US-China trade war

World News - Wed, 2019-12-11 05:57
U.S. President Donald Trump has days to decide whether to impose tariffs on nearly $160 billion in Chinese consumer goods just weeks before Christmas, a move that could be unwelcome in both the United States and China.
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Saudi Aramco shares open 10% above IPO price, garners $1.88 trillion valuation

World News - Wed, 2019-12-11 05:38
Saudi Aramco shares opened at 35.2 riyal ($9.39) on Wednesday, 10% above their IPO price of 32 riyals, in their first day of trading following a record initial public offering.
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With Netanyahu's fate in question, Israel poised for new election

World News - Wed, 2019-12-11 05:35
Israel headed on Wednesday toward a third national election in less than a year with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing the fight of his life for political survival after a criminal indictment.
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Timeline: Saudi Aramco's winding road to an IPO

World News - Wed, 2019-12-11 05:00
Saudi Aramco shares surged the maximum permitted 10% above their initial public offering (IPO) price on their Riyadh stock market debut on Wednesday, closing in on the $2 trillion valuation long sought by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
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Exclusive: Disasters, downturn challenge New Zealand's Ardern going into election year

World News - Wed, 2019-12-11 04:58
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern faces tough challenges as she heads into a general election campaign next year, with economic growth slowing, divisive referendums looming and a country reeling from disasters both natural and man-made.
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Myanmar's Suu Kyi: Gambia's genocide case at World Court "misleading"

World News - Wed, 2019-12-11 04:41
At the opening of her country's defense at the World Court on an accusation of genocide, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi challenged whether events in Rakhine could fit that description.
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Australian man and stepdaughter died in New Zealand volcano eruption, family says

World News - Wed, 2019-12-11 01:10
A 53-year-old Australian man died alongside his teenage stepdaughter when a volcano erupted in New Zealand, their family said on Thursday, the latest victims of the disaster to be identified.
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U.S. interior immigration arrests fell despite Trump push

World News - Wed, 2019-12-11 00:39
Non-border immigration arrests in the United States fell by 10 percent in the year to September from a year earlier, the latest U.S. data shows, a drop the head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said was partly due to the diversion of the agency's resources to the border.
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Trump rips into Democrats for coupling impeachment with trade deal at raucous rally

World News - Wed, 2019-12-11 00:29
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday blasted House Democrats for announcing an agreement to pass a revamp of the decades-old North American trade deal on the same day they unveiled articles of impeachment against him.
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Trump is fourth U.S. president to face impeachment as Democrats unveil charges

World News - Wed, 2019-12-11 00:29
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives announced impeachment charges against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, making him the fourth president in U.S. history to face a formal effort to remove him from office.
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Factbox: Abuse of power, obstruction - the charges against Trump explained

World News - Wed, 2019-12-11 00:21
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, saying he had abused the power of his office and obstructed Congress in its investigation of his dealings with Ukraine.
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Huawei's CFO wins Canada court fight to see more documents on her arrest

World News - Wed, 2019-12-11 00:10
Lawyers for Huawei’s chief financial officer have won a court battle after a judge asked Canada’s attorney general to hand over more evidence and documents relating to the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, according to a court ruling released on Tuesday.
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New Jersey gun battle leaves six dead, including cop and both suspects

World News - Tue, 2019-12-10 23:39
Police waged an hours-long gunfight with two men armed with high-powered rifles on Tuesday in and around a New Jersey cemetery and kosher market, leaving six people dead, including one officer and both suspects, authorities said.
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Buttigieg opens fundraisers to media after tension over donor influence

World News - Tue, 2019-12-10 23:38
U.S. Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg held his first fundraiser open to press coverage on Tuesday after facing pressure from rival Elizabeth Warren to be more transparent.
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New Zealand says more eruptions on volcanic island likely

World News - Tue, 2019-12-10 23:33
New Zealand authorities said monitoring equipment on the volcanic island that erupted two days ago has picked up increasing tremors on Wednesday, delaying any attempt to access the island to retrieve bodies.
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U.S., Canada and Mexico sign agreement - again - to replace NAFTA

World News - Tue, 2019-12-10 23:32
Top officials from Canada, Mexico and the United States signed a fresh overhaul of a quarter-century-old trade pact on Tuesday that aims to improve enforcement of worker rights and hold down prices for biologic drugs by eliminating a patent provision.
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Focus squarely on Trump as December 15 tariffs loom in U.S.-China trade war

World News - Tue, 2019-12-10 23:23
U.S. President Donald Trump has days to decide whether to impose tariffs on nearly $160 billion in Chinese consumer goods just weeks before Christmas, a move that could be unwelcome in both the United States and China.
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Trump will have final say on U.S.-China trade deal: White House trade adviser

World News - Tue, 2019-12-10 23:23
U.S. President Donald Trump will be the one to make the final decision on tariffs and the U.S.-China trade deal, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Tuesday.
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