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Trump pressured Ukraine president to investigate Biden: reports

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 20:45
U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukraine's president to investigate Joe Biden, one of Trump's chief political rivals, in a July phone call, according to reports on Friday by the Wall Street Journal and other U.S. media outlets.
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Wall Street drops after China cancels trip to Montana farmland

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 20:18
Wall Street dropped on Friday, and also finished the week lower, after a Chinese agriculture delegation canceled a planned visit to Montana, dampening optimism about U.S.-China trade talks.
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Delaware judge says Tesla board must face trial over Musk's mega-pay package

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 19:55
A Delaware judge ruled on Friday that Tesla Inc's board of directors must defend at a trial Chief Executive Elon Musk's multibillion dollar pay package, which a shareholder lawsuit said unjustly enriched the head of the electric vehicle company.
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Brazilian climate strikers take aim at Bolsonaro for Amazon fires

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 19:53
Thousands of Brazilians demanded action on climate change on Friday, taking aim in nationwide protests at President Jair Bolsonaro who they say is allowing fires to destroy the Amazon rainforest, worsening the environmental crisis.
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Prince Harry, Meghan, Ivanka Trump attend designer's Rome wedding

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 19:46
Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan joined an array of celebrities on Friday for the glitzy wedding of fashion designer Misha Nonoo at a 17th century Italian villa overlooking the city of Rome.
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Canada's Freeland says she has full confidence in PM Trudeau as leader

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 19:36
Canada's Foreign Minister Chyrstia Freeland said on Friday that though she was "troubled and disappointed" by images of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in blackface, she had full confidence in his leadership of the party.
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Canada's Trudeau pledges assault rifle ban, pivots campaign amid blackface scandal

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 19:36
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, embroiled in a blackface picture scandal, on Friday pledged to ban military-style assault rifles in the country's most ethnically diverse city in a bid to get his campaign back on issue.
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In tech 'awakening,' U.S. workers at Google, Amazon join climate protests

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 19:32
Hundreds of workers from Google, Amazon and other technology companies on Friday joined climate-change marches in San Francisco and Seattle, saying their employers had been too slow to tackle global warming and needed to take more drastic action.
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Area 51 raid morphs into pre-dawn celebration outside secretive U.S. base

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 19:15
A call to "storm" the secretive U.S. military base in the Nevada desert known as Area 51 attracted several dozen revelers to a heavily guarded entrance early Friday, but most did not attempt to enter the site, long rumored to house secrets about extraterrestrial life.
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UK Labour Party officials attempt to oust deputy leader over Brexit

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 18:58
Britain's opposition Labour Party was plunged into fresh turmoil over Brexit on Friday as a key ally of leader Jeremy Corbyn attempted to have his deputy leader sacked on the eve of the party's annual conference.
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UK's Sajid Javid plans October giveaway Budget: FT

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 18:58
British Finance Minister Sajid Javid is planning a pre-election giveaway budget in the week of October 21 if the UK strikes a Brexit deal with the European Union and parliament votes for the accord, the Financial Times reported on Friday.
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Britain and EU spar over Brexit as clock ticks down

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 18:58
Britain said on Friday a Brexit deal with the European Union could be reached at a summit next month, but EU member Ireland said the sides were far from agreement and London had not yet made serious proposals.
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At U.N., Trump to tout leadership as U.S. seeks to tackle Iran and China

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 18:43
U.S. President Donald Trump will tout U.S. leadership and a collective approach to challenges while at the United Nations next week, said a senior administration official on Friday, as Washington seeks to use the gathering of world leaders to build support to take on Iran and call out China over rights abuses.
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U.S. scientists join effort to solve mysterious vaping-related illnesses

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 18:38
The U.S. investigation into hundreds of cases of life-threatening lung illnesses related to vaping has turned up a curious abnormality: Many of the victims had pockets of oil clogging up cells responsible for removing impurities in the lungs.
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FDA proposes rule over record-keeping for vape makers

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 18:38
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday issued a proposed rule for e-cigarette makers, requiring them to maintain records related to the legal marketing status of their products.
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U.S. senators urge FDA to remove pod, cartridge-based e-cigarettes from market

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 18:38
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Friday urged federal regulators to immediately remove all pod and cartridge-based e-cigarettes from the market until it can be proven the products are safe.
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'Save our planet!': Young activists lead global protests over climate change

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 16:26
By Gabriella Borter, Fabrizio Bensch and Patpicha Tanakasempipat
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Young climate strikers 'drop dead' at Thai environment ministry

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 16:26
More than 200 young people in Thailand stormed into the environment ministry on Friday and dropped to the ground feigning death as they demanded government action on climate change along with thousands of strikers around the world.
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Aramco reps describe missiles and fires as facilities were attacked

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 16:22
When 18 drones slammed into the world's biggest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia last Saturday, the roughly hundred workers on weekend night shift leapt into action to confront the blazes that had erupted.
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A historic first? Israel's Arabs could lead parliamentary opposition

World News - Fri, 2019-09-20 16:04
Israel's Arab parties are set to be the largest non-ruling bloc in parliament - and could even lead the opposition - if a national unity government emerges from Tuesday's election.
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