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Manafort pleads not guilty to witness-tampering charges, judge weighs revoking bail

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 11:19am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty on Friday to new witness tampering charges brought by the special counsel investigating Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
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Dark Mofo: The provocative festival changing Tasmania's reputation

BBC News - June 15, 2018 - 11:06am
Once the focus of police concern, Dark Mofo has changed how Tasmania presents itself to the world.
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Trump says he will not sign moderate 'Dreamer' immigration bill

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 10:51am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not sign the more moderate of two bills under consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives that are meant to address the threat of deportation hanging over the United States' "Dreamer" immigrants.
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India v Afghanistan: Test debutants beaten inside two days

BBC News - June 15, 2018 - 10:08am
Afghanistan lose 20 wickets in a day as their Test debut ends in a two-day defeat by India in Bangalore.
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Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah targeted by US strike in Afghanistan

BBC News - June 15, 2018 - 10:03am
Mullah Fazlullah - who ordered the shooting of Malala Yousafzai - was killed in Afghanistan, reports say.
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Trump sets $50 billion in China tariffs with Beijing ready to strike back

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 9:30am
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump announced hefty tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports on Friday as Beijing threatened to respond in kind, in a move that looks set to ignite a trade war between the world's two largest economies.
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Trump says watchdog report wrong in claiming no FBI bias: Fox interview

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 9:27am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday a Justice Department inspector general's report that concluded there was no bias in how the FBI handled its investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails was wrong, saying there was "total bias."
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Soaring costs, loss of benefits top Americans' healthcare worries: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 8:18am
(Reuters) - For over a year now, Americans have listed healthcare as the most important problem facing the country, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling.
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Shujhaat Bukhari: A man who epitomised the best of Kashmir

BBC News - June 15, 2018 - 7:30am
He was the sort of man Kashmir needs to find a way out from a deepening political impasse.
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Pakistani Taliban leader killed in air strike in Afghanistan near border

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 7:29am
KABUL/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah has been killed in a U.S.-Afghan air strike in Afghanistan, a senior Afghan Defence Ministry official said on Friday, a killing likely to ease tension between the United States and Pakistan.
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Food aid curbs sought by Republicans would hit rural poor

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 6:08am
WEBSTER COUNTY, W.Va. (Reuters) - Bruce Green's family of six scratches out a living in this remote, politically conservative corner of the Appalachian Mountains thanks in part to about $600 a month in U.S. food aid.
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Former Trump campaign chief Manafort to ask judge not to jail him

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 6:04am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is set to ask a federal judge on Friday not to revoke his bail and send him to jail pending trial after Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed new charges of witness tampering last week.
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Afghanistan says Pakistani Taliban leader killed in air strike near border

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 6:01am
JALALABAD, Afghanistan/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah has been killed in a U.S.-Afghan air strike in Afghanistan, a senior Afghan Defence Ministry official said on Friday, a killing likely to ease tension between the United States and Pakistan.
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India mourns murdered Kashmir journalist

BBC News - June 15, 2018 - 5:56am
Shujaat Bukhari's death causes anguish across India where he was seen as a rare voice of moderation.
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Pakistan Taliban leader killed in strike in Afghanistan near Pakistan border, Afghan official says

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 5:32am
KABUL (Reuters) - Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah was killed in a U.S. air strike near the border with Afghanistan on Thursday, a senior Afghan Defence Ministry official told Reuters on Friday.
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U.S. forces in South Korea not subject to North Korea-U.S. talks: South Korea official

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 5:17am
SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. military forces in South Korea are not subject to negotiations between North Korea and the United States because they are a matter for the U.S.-South Korean alliance, a senior official in South Korea's presidential office said on Friday.
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China vows fast response to US tariffs

BBC News - June 15, 2018 - 4:29am
China will respond quickly to protect itself if the US hurts its interests, Beijing says.
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As trade war with China looms, U.S. readies second wave of duties

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 3:39am
BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has nearly completed a second list of tariffs on $100 billion in Chinese goods, as President Donald Trump prepares to enact an initial round of duties that is expected to trigger an in-kind response from Beijing, several sources said.
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India facing the 'worst water crisis in its history'

BBC News - June 15, 2018 - 3:17am
Some 600 million Indians are facing an acute shortage of water, a new government report says.
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U.S. forces in South Korea separate to North Korea-U.S. talks: South Korea official

Reuters News - June 15, 2018 - 3:10am
SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. military forces in South Korea are not subject to negotiations between North Korea and the United States because they are a matter for the U.S.-South Korean alliance, a senior official in South Korea's presidential office said on Friday.
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