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U.S. judge weighs expanding lawsuit over family separations to cover more children

Reuters News - 1 hour 21 min ago
A U.S. judge on Thursday appeared open to ordering the government to find potentially thousands of additional children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border by the Trump administration, which could greatly expand the scope of a lawsuit challenging the separations.
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Israel's first lunar lander launched into space from Florida

Reuters News - 1 hour 21 min ago
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's first lunar lander on a mission that if successful will make the Jewish state only the fourth nation to ever to achieve a controlled touchdown on the moon's surface.
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Jussie Smollett staged Chicago 'hate crime' seeking higher pay: police

Reuters News - 2 hours 6 min ago
Actor Jussie Smollett paid two brothers to stage a racist and homophobic attack on him and pose as supporters of President Donald Trump because he was unhappy with his pay on the hip-hop TV drama "Empire," Chicago's police chief said on Thursday.
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Trump to meet Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on Friday: White House

Reuters News - 2 hours 15 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, who is leading trade talks with U.S. officials in Washington, at the White House on Friday, the White House said on Thursday.
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SpaceX rocket launched carrying Israel's first lunar lander

Reuters News - 2 hours 15 min ago
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's first lunar lander on a mission that if successful will make the Jewish state only the fourth nation to ever to achieve a controlled touchdown on the moon's surface.
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SpaceX rocket launched carrying Israel's first lunar lander

Reuters News - 2 hours 34 min ago
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's first lunar lander on a mission that if successful will make the Jewish state only the fourth nation to ever to achieve a controlled touchdown on the moon's surface.
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Melbourne car rampage: James Gargasoulas jailed for six murders

BBC News - 3 hours 34 min ago
James Gargasoulas ploughed a car into pedestrians in Melbourne, killing six and injuring dozens.
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Asian shares tread water as investors watch trade talks

Reuters News - 3 hours 40 min ago
Shares in Asia were flat in early trade on Friday following a fall on Wall Street, with a deteriorating global economic outlook outweighing more signs of progress in trade talks between China and the United States.
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Singapore HIV data leak shakes a vulnerable community

BBC News - 4 hours 5 min ago
When the HIV status of 14,000 in Singapore was leaked, an entire community was left insecure and exposed.
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Trump-Kim summit: The sorry fate of North Korea's diplomat defectors

BBC News - 4 hours 7 min ago
As North Korea inches out of diplomatic isolation, what will happen to the diplomats who go renegade?
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U.S., China haggle over toughest issues in trade war talks

Reuters News - 4 hours 8 min ago
Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators haggled on Thursday over the details of a set of agreements aimed at ending their trade war, just one week before a Washington-imposed deadline for a deal expires and triggers higher U.S. tariffs.
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Venezuela's Maduro starts shutting borders to block humanitarian aid

Reuters News - 4 hours 9 min ago
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro threatened to close the border with Colombia on Thursday as opposition leader Juan Guaido and some 80 lawmakers ran a gauntlet of roadblocks trying to get to the frontier to receive humanitarian aid.
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Cryptocurrency companies use 'backdoor' listings to ease into mainstream

Reuters News - 4 hours 16 min ago
Several cryptocurrency exchanges have moved closer to mainstream markets by buying listed companies, looking to raise funds and present themselves as embedded in the traditional financial services world they once spurned.
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U.S. to leave 200 American peacekeepers in Syria after pullout

Reuters News - 4 hours 21 min ago
The United States will leave "a small peacekeeping group" of 200 American troops in Syria for a period of time after a U.S. pullout, the White House said on Thursday, as President Donald Trump pulled back from a complete withdrawal.
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North Carolina orders new U.S. House election after 'tainted' vote

Reuters News - 4 hours 22 min ago
North Carolina's elections board on Thursday ordered a new election for a U.S. House seat after officials said corruption surrounding absentee ballots tainted the results of a 2018 vote that has embarrassed the Republican Party.
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How Pemex 'destroyed' $1 billion with erratic business choices

Reuters News - 4 hours 32 min ago
Mexico's state-oil company Pemex burned through $665 million at its fertilizer unit, ignored consultants and made high-risk investments with no discernible business strategy, according to a devastating government audit of its 2017 operations.
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Judge tightens gag order on ex-Trump adviser Stone, warning he could be jailed

Reuters News - 4 hours 49 min ago
A visibly angry judge on Thursday ordered President Donald Trump's former political adviser Roger Stone to stop speaking publicly about U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's criminal case against him or else he will be sent to jail pending trial.
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Venezuela's Maduro threatens border closure to block humanitarian aid

Reuters News - 6 hours 49 sec ago
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro threatened to close the border with Colombia on Thursday as opposition leader Juan Guaido and some 80 lawmakers ran a gauntlet of roadblocks trying to get to the frontier to receive humanitarian aid.
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Brazil to deliver aid for Venezuela despite impending border closure

Reuters News - 6 hours 49 sec ago
Brazil is going ahead with the airlifting of humanitarian aid for Venezuela despite the impending closure of the border by Venezuelan leftist President Nicholas Maduro, Brazilian presidential spokesman Otavio Rego Barros said on Thursday.
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Actor Smollett staged 'hate crime' hoax to advance career: Chicago police

Reuters News - 6 hours 3 min ago
Actor Jussie Smollett paid two brothers thousands of dollars to beat him in a staged racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy with his salary on the hip-hop TV drama "Empire," Chicago's police chief said on Thursday.
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