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France: 'not very credible' that Yemenis attacked Saudi oil plants

World News - Thu, 2019-09-19 02:49
A claim from Yemen's Houthi rebels they were responsible for the attack on Saudi oil facilities is "not very credible," France's foreign minister said on Thursday.
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Trump and California go to war over clean cars

World News - Thu, 2019-09-19 02:43
U.S. President Donald Trump and the state of California went to war on Wednesday over who should set the standards in the United States for vehicle emissions and electric cars, foreshadowing a legal battle over environmental policy issues that will affect the auto industry and consumers.
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Huawei promises smartest 5G phone, but who will be brave enough to buy?

World News - Thu, 2019-09-19 02:32
Huawei [HWT.UL] launches what could be the world's most powerful and feature-packed 5G smartphone on Thursday, but the fate of the device in Europe will hang on whether it can overcome a U.S. ban to give customers the Google software they expect.
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In must-win South Carolina, Biden must seal the deal with black voters

World News - Thu, 2019-09-19 02:28
A marching band played and several hundred people roared for former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at a South Carolina country general store this week, a stark contrast to the respectful but less enthusiastic applause given to several of his Democratic presidential rivals.
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Exclusive: Deutsche Bank has discussed adding assets to bad bank if sales go well - sources

World News - Thu, 2019-09-19 02:21
Some senior Deutsche Bank AG officials have discussed the possibility of putting additional problematic assets worth billions of euros into a unit it created earlier this year, if the bank is able to sell assets already held within that "bad bank," according to three bank sources.
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Pompeo says U.S. supports Saudi Arabia's right to defend itself: tweet

World News - Thu, 2019-09-19 01:59
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States supports Saudi Arabia's "right to defend itself" and said Iran's behavior would "not be tolerated" in a meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to a statement on his official Twitter account on Thursday.
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Saudi ambassador to Germany says all options on the table against Iran: radio

World News - Thu, 2019-09-19 01:59
The Saudi ambassador to Germany said on Thursday all options were on the table in retaliation to attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities over the weekend that the kingdom has blamed on Iran.
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Trump says EPA to issue notice to San Francisco on homeless

World News - Thu, 2019-09-19 01:46
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will issue a notice in less than a week to the city of San Francisco over its homelessness problem and attendant pollution.
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Trump orders environmental notice to San Francisco on homeless

World News - Wed, 2019-09-18 23:59
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had given the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency less than a week to issue a notice to the city of San Francisco over its homelessness problem and attendant pollution.
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Reactions to Canadian PM Trudeau's brown face 2001 picture

World News - Wed, 2019-09-18 23:48
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized on Wednesday for wearing brown face make-up in 2001 after an embarrassing picture emerged less than five weeks out from a tightly contested general election.
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Asian shares turn lower on guarded Fed, yen rises after BOJ

World News - Wed, 2019-09-18 23:35
Asian shares turned lower on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected but signaled a higher bar to further policy easings.
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Partial transcript of remarks by Canada PM Trudeau over brown face incident

World News - Wed, 2019-09-18 23:29
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday delivered an apology for an incident in 2001 where he dressed up in brown face. He then took questions from reporters.
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Canada Conservative leader says Trudeau brown face picture shows he's unfit to govern

World News - Wed, 2019-09-18 22:22
Canadian Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer said his Liberal rival in the upcoming election, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is unfit to govern the country after a 2001 picture emerged showing him dressed in brown face.
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Purdue Pharma seeks to halt opioid suits against company, Sacklers

World News - Wed, 2019-09-18 21:52
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP on Wednesday asked a U.S. bankruptcy judge to halt for roughly nine months more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging the company and its controlling Sackler family helped fuel the U.S. opioid crisis, according to court documents.
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California governor signs gig economy labor bill into law

World News - Wed, 2019-09-18 21:46
California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed into law a controversial labor bill, AB 5, which spells out when companies must treat "gig economy" contract workers as employees.
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Apple spars with EU as $14 billion Irish tax dispute drags on

World News - Wed, 2019-09-18 21:44
Apple accused the European Commission of misunderstanding its business on day two of the iPhone maker's appeal against a $14 billion tax order, in a dispute that is key to the EU's drive to collect more taxes but which could also run for years.
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UK's Johnson and Trump discuss need for united diplomatic response to Saudi attack

World News - Wed, 2019-09-18 20:34
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump condemned last weekend's attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities and discussed the need for a united diplomatic response in a telephone call on Wednesday, Johnson's office said.
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Fed cuts interest rates, signals holding pattern for now

World News - Wed, 2019-09-18 19:37
The U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates again on Wednesday to help sustain a record-long economic expansion but signaled a higher bar to further reductions in borrowing costs, eliciting a fast and sharp rebuke from President Donald Trump.
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Fed makes small changes to control policy rate, hints at more to come

World News - Wed, 2019-09-18 19:37
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday made only minor changes to help it better manage its benchmark interest rate after the U.S. central bank briefly lost control of it earlier in the week.
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U.S. House committee reaches deal for testimony by Trump Afghan envoy

World News - Wed, 2019-09-18 19:20
U.S. President Donald Trump's top negotiator for Afghanistan will hold a briefing for the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, the panel said on Wednesday, after the committee subpoenaed him in frustration at his refusal to meet with its members.
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