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Dalai Lama: Trump has 'lack of moral principle'

BBC News - June 26, 2019 - 7:17pm
The Tibetan spiritual leader gave his views on Donald Trump, Brexit and China, in a BBC interview.
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The tropical islands that fell into ruin

BBC News - June 26, 2019 - 7:03pm
A picture of decline mars Australia's Great Barrier Reef, where a number of island resorts lie derelict.
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Venezuela's Maduro says authorities foiled opposition coup plot

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 6:58pm
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday security forces had foiled an opposition coup attempt that included plans to assassinate him and other top political figures and install a jailed former military officer as president.
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Central Americans yearning for U.S. turn to smugglers amid Trump asylum crackdown

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 6:55pm
Frustrated by a long wait in Mexico for his U.S. asylum application and fearful of being returned to El Salvador, 30-year-old Omar Gonzalez said he would pay a smuggler to take him on the perilous journey north across the border to the United States.
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U.S. regulator cites new flaw on grounded Boeing 737 MAX

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 6:41pm
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has identified a new risk that Boeing Co must address on its 737 MAX before the grounded jet can return to service, the agency said on Wednesday.
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California governor signs new horse racing rules after latest death

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 6:36pm
California's governor on Wednesday signed legislation allowing state officials to suspend or shut down horse races with little notice, responding to a furor over the death of 30 horses since December at the famed Santa Anita track near Los Angeles.
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U.S. FAA identifies new risk on Boeing 737 MAX

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 6:09pm
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has identified a new potential risk that Boeing Co must address on its 737 MAX before the grounded jet can return to service, the agency said on Wednesday.
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Social platform Reddit quarantines major pro-Trump community over violence threats

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 6:00pm
Social media site Reddit restricted access to a major forum for supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump, citing threats of violence against police and public officials.
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Trump criticizes Rapinoe for spurning potential White House invite

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 5:56pm
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House panel votes to subpoena Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway on Hatch Act

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 5:35pm
The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee voted 25-16 on Wednesday to subpoena testimony from White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway after she failed to appear at a hearing about her alleged violations of the Hatch Act, a law that limits federal employees' political activity.
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Photo of drowned migrants triggers fight over Trump asylum clampdown

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 5:29pm
A harrowing photo of a Salvadoran migrant and his young daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border became the focus on Wednesday of a U.S. political debate over President Donald Trump's asylum policies.
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Huawei Technologies loses trade secrets case against U.S. chip designer

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 4:41pm
A U.S. jury on Wednesday cleared California semiconductor designer CNEX Labs Inc of stealing trade secrets from Chinese electronics giant Huawei Technologies.
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Exclusive: FAA says it identifies new potential risk on 737 MAX

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 4:40pm
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has identified a new potential risk that Boeing Co must address on its 737 MAX before the grounded jet can return to service, the agency told Reuters on Wednesday.
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S&P 500 dips as healthcare declines counter tech gains

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 4:38pm
The S&P 500 ended lower on Wednesday as gains in technology stocks were offset by a drop in healthcare shares, and investors parsed mixed messages over prospects for a deal to end a trade war between the United States and China.
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Senate passes border aid bill, sends it to House

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 4:17pm
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump over the funds and how they should be spent.
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No 'boots on the ground' in Iran dispute, Trump says; cites 'unlimited time' for new deal

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 4:17pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he was "not talking boots on the ground" should he take military action against Iran and that he had "unlimited time" to try to forge an agreement with Tehran.
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Bank of America to stop financing operators of private prisons, detention centers

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 4:10pm
Bank of America Corp said on Wednesday it will no longer finance operators of private prisons and detention centers, joining peers in distancing itself from a sector that has triggered protests over the Trump administration's immigration policies.
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Trump says trade deal 'possible' with China's Xi, tariffs could be lower

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 3:54pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that a trade deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping was possible this weekend but he is prepared to impose U.S. tariffs on virtually all remaining Chinese imports if the two countries continue to disagree.
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After fire, Philadelphia Energy Solutions to permanently shut oil refinery

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 3:48pm
Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) will seek to permanently shut its oil refinery in the city after a massive fire caused substantial damage to the complex, the company confirmed on Wednesday, a day after sources told Reuters about the plans.
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Senate approves its own version of border aid bill

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 3:39pm
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would grant $4.6 billion for border aid in a bid to stem illegal migration across the country's southern border with Mexico.
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