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Hong Kong expected to announce weekend curfew: Global Times

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 03:01
The Hong Kong government is expected to announce a weekend curfew, China's Global Times, a tabloid run by the ruling Communist Party's official People's Daily, reported on its Twitter feed on Thursday, citing sources.
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Reuters poll: Trade truce unlikely in 2020 but U.S. recession fears recede - economists

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 02:56
The U.S.-China trade war is unlikely to see a permanent truce over the coming year, and while concerns have eased over a U.S. recession, an economic rebound is also not expected any time soon, according to a Reuters poll of economists.
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Icahn takes stake in HP, pushes for merger with Xerox: WSJ

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 02:54
Activist investor Carl Icahn has bought a $1.2 billion stake in HP Inc and is pushing for the personal computer maker's merger with printer maker Xerox Corp, arguing that a union could yield big profits for investors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
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Chinese students flee Hong Kong as campuses burn

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 02:32
Having fled Hong Kong universities they had thought were a ticket to success, Chinese students from the mainland sit in hostels and noodle shops in the neighboring city of Shenzhen wondering how they'll complete their studies.
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Factbox: What students are saying as Hong Kong university campuses burn

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 02:32
Reuters spoke to students at Hong Kong universities where campuses have become blazing battlegrounds as anti-government, pro-democracy protesters clash with police.
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China's main growth engines falter in October on trade frictions

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 02:26
China's factory output growth slowed significantly more than expected in October, as weakness in global and domestic demand and the drawn-out Sino-U.S. trade war weighed on broad segments of the world's second-largest economy.
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China to issue unified local, national GDP numbers amid data scepticism

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 02:25
China will unify the way it calculates provincial economic output from early 2020, the National Bureau of Statistics said, amid scepticism about the reliability of Chinese data.
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Asian stocks retreat as China's growth slowdown deepens

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 01:44
Asian stocks fell on Thursday after soft economic data in China and Japan showed the trade war between Beijing and Washington hitting growth in some of the world's biggest economies.
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Protesters blockade universities, stockpile makeshift weapons as chaos grips Hong Kong

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 01:33
Anti-government protesters dug in at several university campuses across Hong Kong on Wednesday, setting the stage for further confrontations as police said violence in the Chinese-ruled city had reached a "very dangerous and even deadly level".
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Cathay Pacific cuts profit guidance for second time amid Hong Kong protests

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 01:33
Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd on Wednesday said the short-term outlook remained "challenging and uncertain" due to anti-government protests in its home market as it lowered its profit guidance for the second time in less than a month.
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Highlights: Hong Kong disrupted as citywide protests spread

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 01:29
Anti-government protesters paralyzed parts of Hong Kong for a fourth day on Thursday, forcing school to close and blocking highways and other transport to disrupt the financial hub amid a marked escalation of violence.
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Southwest pilots union says Boeing may be trying to hasten 737 MAX return

World News - Wed, 2019-11-13 23:05
The head of the Southwest Airlines Co pilot union Wednesday sharply criticized Boeing Co and questioned whether the manufacturer was trying to speed up the timeline for the 737 MAX's return to service.
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Hong Kong to shut all schools until Sunday amid protests

World News - Wed, 2019-11-13 23:01
All schools in Hong Kong will suspend classes from Friday to Sunday due to transportation disruptions, following a similar move on Thursday, the Hong Kong Education Bureau said.
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U.S. appeals court again backs House request for Trump tax documents

World News - Wed, 2019-11-13 22:19
A U.S. appeals court said on Wednesday it would not revisit an October decision backing a U.S. House of Representatives subpoena issued to President Donald Trump's accounting firm for his financial records.
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Trump threat of more China tariffs could hit consumer goods before Christmas

World News - Wed, 2019-11-13 22:09
U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to jack up U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods if the world's two largest economies fail to reach a trade deal could raise the price of cellphones, laptops, and toys less than two weeks before Christmas.
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U.S. proposes denying work permits to asylum seekers who enter illegally

World News - Wed, 2019-11-13 20:59
The Trump administration proposed a regulation on Wednesday that would bar most asylum seekers from applying for a work permit if they entered the United States illegally.
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Another day of chaos looms for Hong Kong amid relentless city-wide protests

World News - Wed, 2019-11-13 20:55
Anti-government protesters paralyzed parts of Hong Kong for a fourth day on Thursday, forcing school closures and blocking highways and other transport links to disrupt the financial hub amid a marked escalation of violence.
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Dolphins, Lions planning to attend Kaepernick's NFL audition

World News - Wed, 2019-11-13 20:54
The Miami Dolphins and other clubs will attend Colin Kaepernick's audition at a special workout hosted by the National Football League (NFL) on Saturday, opening the possibility that the former quarterback could return to the game three years after his protests against racial injustice roiled the sport.
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Immigration hawk promoted to U.S. homeland security acting deputy

World News - Wed, 2019-11-13 20:45
The Trump administration named immigration hawk Ken Cuccinelli to the No. 2 position at the Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday, the same day it installed an acting secretary who became the agency's fifth leader in three years.
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Despite 'wonderful' meeting, Trump and Erdogan fail to resolve conflicts

World News - Wed, 2019-11-13 20:35
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defense system, calling it a "very serious challenge" to bilateral ties, even though he described a meeting between the two leaders as "wonderful."
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