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Biden offers anti-Trump theme: stop fighting, 'start fixing'

Democrat Joe Biden made a passionate appeal for national unity Saturday but also took square political aim at Donald Trump,...

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Mineral misery: Vietnam salt farmers battered by imports, climate

The salt farmers of Hon Khoi rise before dawn as they have for generations, fanning out across shallow seawater pools...

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Ecstatic Australian conservatives bask in election glory

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday basked in the glow of a “miracle” election victory that sparked praise from...

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Boeing acknowledges flaw in 737 MAX simulator software

Boeing acknowledged Saturday it had to correct flaws in its 737 MAX flight simulator software used to train pilots, after...

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India's acrimonious election comes to an end

Voting in one of India’s most acrimonious elections in decades entered its final day Sunday as Hindu nationalist Prime Minister...

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S. Arabia calls urgent Gulf, Arab League meetings over tensions

Saudi Arabia has called for urgent meetings of the regional Gulf Cooperation Council and the Arab League to discuss escalating...

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'Now our watch is ended': history-making 'Game of Thrones' wraps

After eight epic years of chivalry, sex, death and dragons, “Game of Thrones” fans worldwide have just 79 pulsating minutes...

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Trump lifts steel, aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico

President Donald Trump on Friday announced a deal to lift US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and...

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Victims of Chile Nazi sect says German compensation not enough

Victims of a Chile-based Nazi pedophile sect said compensation offered by Germany was not enough to make up for decades...

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Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop

Pope Francis on Friday accepted the resignation of a Brazilian bishop reportedly suspected of extorting priests and covering up sexual...

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Will the US Supreme Court reconsider abortion rights?

American evangelicals have high hopes that the US Supreme Court, with its newfound conservative majority, will be tempted to chip...

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Australians vote in first 'climate election'

Australians flocked to the polls Saturday capping a bitterly fought election that may be the first anywhere decided by climate...

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Iran urges China, Russia 'concrete actions' to save nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday urged China and Russia to take “concrete actions” to safeguard the 2015...

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N. Korea demands UN action over ship seizure by 'gangster' US

North Korea has demanded the United Nations take “urgent measures” to help return a cargo ship taken by the United...

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