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U.S. condemns latest Hong Kong violence, urges both sides to de-escalate

Reuters News - 28 min 15 sec ago
The United States on Monday condemned "unjustified use of deadly force" in the latest Hong Kong violence and urged police and civilians alike to de-escalate the situation, a senior Trump administration official said.
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Hong Kong on edge as police fire tear gas at university campus

Reuters News - 28 min 15 sec ago
Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas at a university campus on Tuesday, a day after a protester was shot and a man set on fire in some of worst violence to rock the Chinese-ruled city in more than five months of anti-government demonstrations.
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Alibaba's Singles' Day sales hit record $38 billion; growth slows

Reuters News - 43 min 43 sec ago
Chinese retailer Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's sales for its 24-hour Singles' Day shopping blitz hit a record $38.4 billion, more than U.S. rival Amazon.com Inc's haul last quarter from online store sales.
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Government plane from Mexico - offering Morales asylum - refuels in Peru

Reuters News - 45 min 4 sec ago
A government plane from Mexico - which has offered Bolivia's outgoing President Evo Morales political asylum - has refuelled in Lima on the way to Bolivia, Peru's foreign ministry said on Monday evening.
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Bolivia armed forces commander orders troops onto streets against 'vandals'

Reuters News - 1 hour 10 min ago
Bolivia's Armed Forces Commander Williams Kaliman said on Monday he had ordered troops to conduct joint operations with police against "groups of vandals."
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PMC Bank: Indian customers protest after fraud investigation launched

BBC News - 1 hour 13 min ago
Nearly a million Indians are left without full access to their bank accounts as police investigate alleged fraud.
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Asia shares turn sluggish ahead of Trump speech

Reuters News - 1 hour 17 min ago
Asian share markets got off to a sluggish start on Tuesday amid uncertainty over both the Sino-U.S. trade talks and the domestic political situation in Hong Kong.
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White House's Mulvaney to sue over House impeachment subpoenas

Reuters News - 1 hour 21 min ago
White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Monday withdrew his request to join a lawsuit seeking a court ruling on whether witnesses must testify in the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, saying he would bring his own case, according to a court document.
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Hong Kong riot police fire tear gas at university campus amid unrest

Reuters News - 1 hour 24 min ago
Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas at City University campus in Kowloon Tong on Tuesday, a day after a protester was shot and a man set on fire in some of the most dramatic unrest to rock the Chinese-ruled city in more than five months.
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Swine fever devastates China's pigs

BBC News - 1 hour 25 min ago
China's pigs are being devastated by African swine fever which has now spread throughout the country.
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Australia bushfires: New South Wales braces for 'catastrophic' day

BBC News - 2 hours 2 min ago
Tuesday will see temperatures rise and winds strengthen, threatening areas including Sydney.
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Bolivia's La Paz braces for violence as Morales supporters march on city

Reuters News - 2 hours 20 min ago
Bolivian capital La Paz braced for violent clashes on Monday night as thousands of supporters of ousted leader Evo Morales marched towards the city where opposition protesters and police set up barricades and armed themselves for a potential showdown.
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Helping veterans develop business skills as entrepreneurs

Reuters News - 2 hours 22 min ago
NEW YORK - Every year, about 250,000 U.S. military members leave the service and enter the workforce, and one in five tries to start their own business.
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U.S. House panel release impeachment depositions of current, former diplomats

Reuters News - 3 hours 2 min ago
The U.S. House of Representatives committees conducting the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Monday released transcripts from closed-door depositions with State Department Ukraine specialist Catherine Croft and Christopher Anderson, a former specialist on Ukraine at the State Department.
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S&P 500, Nasdaq slip on trade uncertainty; Boeing buoys Dow

Reuters News - 3 hours 19 min ago
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq stock indexes fell from record highs on Monday as uncertainty about progress in U.S.-China trade talks again rose to the fore following comments by President Donald Trump, while a jump in Boeing shares helped the Dow Jones Industrial Average eke out a slim gain.
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Google signs healthcare data and cloud computing deal with Ascension

Reuters News - 3 hours 24 min ago
Alphabet Inc's Google signed its biggest cloud computing customer in healthcare yet, according to an announcement on Monday, gaining with the deal datasets that could help it tune potentially lucrative artificial intelligence tools.
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Democrats release new batch of testimony from Trump impeachment inquiry

Reuters News - 3 hours 26 min ago
The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committees leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Monday released a transcript of a Pentagon official's testimony as Trump continued to seethe over the investigation.
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Vindman should not fear retaliation over Ukraine testimony: Pentagon's Esper

Reuters News - 3 hours 26 min ago
U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman should not fear retaliation over his testimony to the U.S. Congress in its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday.
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U.S. House panels release Pentagon official's impeachment deposition

Reuters News - 3 hours 38 min ago
The U.S. House of Representatives committees conducting the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Monday released transcripts from a closed-door deposition with Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper.
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Maduro's military stands in the way of a Bolivia repeat in Venezuela

Reuters News - 3 hours 48 min ago
Venezuelan opposition leaders looking to oust their country's socialist government can perhaps take some hope from the resignation of its leftist ally in Bolivia, President Evo Morales, on Sunday after weeks of street protests.
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