On 16th birthday, California student opens fire at his high school, killing two

World News - Fri, 2019-11-15 00:08
A Southern California high school student killed two classmates and wounded three on Thursday, pulling a .45 caliber semiautomatic handgun from his backpack and emptying it in a matter of seconds as the school day began.
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North Korea calls U.S. candidate Biden a 'rabid dog' nearing death

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 22:22
North Korea's state media on Friday stepped up a personal attack on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden for slandering its leader, calling the Democratic presidential candidate "a rabid dog" that needed to be put down.
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White House budget official will testify in impeachment probe if subpoenaed: lawyer

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 21:55
White House budget official Mark Sandy will give testimony in a closed session of the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump if he is subpoenaed, his lawyer said on Thursday.
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Pelosi says Trump has admitted to bribery as impeachment probe intensifies

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 21:55
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday President Donald Trump already has admitted to bribery in the Ukraine scandal at the heart of a Democratic-led inquiry, accusing him of an impeachable offense under the U.S. Constitution.
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Witnesses in the Trump impeachment inquiry

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 21:55
Witnesses have testified behind closed doors and in public in the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into whether Republican President Donald Trump abused the power of his office when he sought foreign interference against a political rival.
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Second staffer says Trump, Sondland discussed need for Ukraine 'investigations': AP

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 21:55
A second staffer for the U.S. Embassy in Kiev overheard a phone call between President Donald Trump and the U.S. envoy to the European Union, in which the need for Ukraine to conduct "investigations" was discussed, the Associated Press reported on Thursday, citing an unnamed source briefed on the situation.
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U.S. envoy Sondland did not link Biden probe to aid: Ukraine minister

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 21:55
Ukraine's Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said on Thursday that U.S. ambassador Gordon Sondland did not explicitly link military aid to Kiev with opening an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Interfax Ukraine reported.
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Impeachment witnesses can expect abuse, death threats, say survivors of past political scandals

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 21:55
John Dean entered the witness protection program. Valerie Plame feared for her children.
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Asian shares rise as Kudlow comments lift trade hopes

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 21:10
Asian stocks jumped on Friday, propelled by a record S&P 500 finish and White House comments suggesting Washington and Beijing were close to striking a trade deal, reviving hopes the tariff war may near an end.
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Hong Kong condemns London 'attack' on justice secretary as protests rumble on

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 21:09
The Hong Kong government condemned on Friday an attack by a "violent mob" on the city's justice secretary in London, the first direct altercation between demonstrators and a government minister during months of often violent protests.
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Factbox: Major shootings at schools in the United States

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 20:51
Below are some of the bloodiest and most notable U.S. mass shootings at schools in recent decades, ranked by death toll. This is not a complete list of all major U.S. mass shootings:
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'I think I got shot': California students huddled terrified in barricaded classrooms

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 20:51
The students inside a barricaded choir classroom were huddled in the dark minutes after shots rang out at Saugus High School in Southern California on Thursday, when one them said: "I think I got shot."
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Lebanon's Safadi emerges as PM choice for three parties

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 20:28
Three major Lebanese parties agreed to nominate Mohammad Safadi, a former finance minister, to become prime minister, three sources familiar with the situation said, suggesting progress toward a new government at a time of acute economic crisis.
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Djokovic's hopes crushed as Federer serves up a masterclass

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 20:07
Roger Federer lit up the O2 Arena with a dazzling 6-4 6-3 defeat of Novak Djokovic to hand the Serb an early ATP Finals exit and wreck his bid to end the year ranked number one on Thursday.
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Asian shares rise, but gains capped by weak sentiment

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 20:02
Asian equities rose on Friday after the S&P 500 index notched a new record closing high, but investor sentiment remained fragile following weak data from China and Germany, which reinforced concerns about the global economy.
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Tenuous truce in Gaza as Islamic Jihad, Israel differ on terms

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 19:55
Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad and Israel declared a halt to hostilities across the Gaza Strip border on Thursday but a lasting ceasefire appeared tenuous as they differed on terms.
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Israel says holding fire in Gaza as long as militants do

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 19:55
Israel will follow suit if Palestinian fighters in the Gaza Strip stop cross-border attacks, an Israeli official said on Thursday, denying that Israel had changed open-fire policy as demanded by the Islamic Jihad militant group for a truce.
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Trump asks U.S. Supreme Court to prevent release of his tax returns

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 19:53
President Donald Trump on Thursday asked the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to reverse a lower court ruling that directed his longtime accounting firm to hand over eight years of his tax returns to New York prosecutors.
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Ways Trump’s tax returns could come to light

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 19:53
U.S. President Donald Trump broke with a decades-long tradition of U.S. presidential candidates by not releasing his tax returns during his campaign, prompting state and congressional investigators to seek the returns through other means.
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Bolivia's Senate votes to appoint new chamber head, deputies

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 19:50
Bolivian lawmakers in the country's Senate voted on Thursday night in favor of a new chamber President and two vice president, after a spate of resignations amid major political upheaval in the South American nation.
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