Republicans eye another short-term bill to fund government

Republicans eye another short-term bill to fund government

Republicans eye another short-term bill to fund government WASHINGTON: A deal on immigration as part of a new stopgap funding bill to avert a government shutdown appeared less likely on Wednesday after a Democratic senator said the White House is...
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Northern League leader says Italian society threatened by Islam

Northern League leader says Italian society threatened by Islam

Northern League leader says Italian society threatened by Islam ROME: Italian culture and society risk being eradicated by Islam, Northern League leader Matteo Salvini, an ally of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, said on Monday as he vowed to halt...
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Burning Iranian oil tanker sinks after January 6 accident

Burning Iranian oil tanker sinks after January 6 accident

Burning Iranian oil tanker sinks after January 6 accident BEIJING: An Iranian oil tanker has sunk after burning for more than a week following a collision on Jan. 6 in the East China Sea, Chinese state media said on Sunday,...
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Two injured in fire at New York’s Trump Tower

Two injured in fire at New York’s Trump Tower

NEW YORK: Two people were injured in a brief early-morning fire near the top of Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan as the city’s workday rush began, the New York Fire Department said on Monday. U.S. President Donald Trump was in...
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China’s FAW Car buys 10 percent stake in new car unit

China’s FAW Car buys 10 percent stake in new car unit

China’s FAW Car buys 10 percent stake in new car unit BEIJING: FAW Car Co Ltd (000800.SZ) said on Sunday it was taking a 10 percent stake in Chinese bicycle-sharing startup Mobike’s new car-sharing unit Mobike Chuxing Technology Co. Mobike...
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Iran’s leader says enemies have stirred unrest in country

Iran’s leader says enemies have stirred unrest in country

LONDON: Iran’s Supreme Leader on Tuesday accused enemies of the Islamic Republic of stirring unrest across the country as a crackdown intensified against anti-government demonstrations that began last week. Police have arrested more than 450 protesters i...
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Israel indicts Palestinian teenage girl who punched soldier: army

Israel indicts Palestinian teenage girl who punched soldier: army

OFER PRISON, West Bank: Israel indicted a 16-year-old Palestinian girl on Monday on charges including assault for punching an Israeli soldier in the face two weeks ago, an incident which made her into a hero for Palestinians and was seen...
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Syrian Kurds say Russia has promised they can attend Sochi talks

Syrian Kurds say Russia has promised they can attend Sochi talks

BEIRUT: Russia has promised that the autonomous region controlled by Kurds in northern Syria will be represented at peace talks it is hosting next month, the commander of the main Syrian Kurdish militia was cited as saying on Wednesday. Moscow...
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Saudi businessman in debt dispute released from detention

Saudi businessman in debt dispute released from detention

DUBAI: A Saudi Arabian businessman whose family’s commercial empire is involved in a multi-billion dollar debt dispute has been released from detention in the kingdom’s Eastern Province, according to sources familiar with the matter. Abdulaziz al-S...
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Apple faces lawsuits after saying it slows down aging iPhones

Apple faces lawsuits after saying it slows down aging iPhones

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc (AAPL.O) defrauded iPhone users by slowing devices without warning to compensate for poor battery performance, according to eight lawsuits filed in various federal courts in the week since the company opened up about the year-old softw...
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Weah’s camp says he is set to win Liberia presidential election

Weah’s camp says he is set to win Liberia presidential election

MONROVIA: Former soccer star George Weah’s camp said on Wednesday he was set to win Liberia’s presidential election run-off against Vice President Joseph Boakai in the country’s first democratic transfer of power in more than seven decades. W...
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