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North Carolina orders new U.S. House election after 'tainted' vote

13 min 7 sec ago
North Carolina's elections board on Thursday ordered a new election for a U.S. House seat after officials said corruption surrounding absentee ballots tainted the results of a 2018 vote that has embarrassed the Republican Party.
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Trump says he's inclined to extend China trade deadline and meet Xi soon

21 min 23 sec ago
President Donald Trump said on Friday there was "a very good chance" the United States would strike a deal with China to end their trade war and that he was inclined to extend his March 1 tariff deadline and meet soon with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
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Catholic nun scolds bishops on abuse: 'This storm will not pass'

22 min 4 sec ago
A Catholic nun told bishops on Saturday to acknowledge the church's hypocrisy in its handling of the sexual abuse crisis, and a cardinal admitted case files had been destroyed.
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Berkshire's prospects for 'elephant-sized acquisition' not good: Buffett

24 min 43 sec ago
Berkshire Hathaway Inc's prospects for an "an elephant-sized acquisition" are "not good," because "prices are sky-high for businesses possessing decent long-term prospects," CEO Warren Buffett said on Saturday while also slamming CEOs who launched buybacks when their stock prices are lofty.
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Falling stocks, Kraft Heinz trigger huge Berkshire loss

24 min 43 sec ago
Sinking stocks and deteriorating prospects from an investment in Kraft Heinz Co pummeled the bottom line of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, which on Saturday reported a huge quarterly net loss even as operating profit soared.
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Nigeria counting votes in presidential election dogged by delays

38 min 50 sec ago
Nigeria began counting votes in Saturday's closely-fought presidential election although the electoral commission extended voting hours in some places where polling stations opened late or ballot machines malfunctioned.
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North Korea's Kim begins long train trip to Vietnam for summit with Trump: report

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un set off by train for Vietnam on Saturday, for his second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump next week, media reported, and hours later, two witnesses saw a train crossing into China from North Korea.
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Showdown looms as Venezuela opposition to confront border troops over aid

52 min 56 sec ago
Venezuela's opposition and activists prepared on Saturday to confront troops stationed along the country's borders to block their plan to bring in food and medicine that authorities are calling a veiled U.S.-backed invasion.
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As 2020 candidates turn left, some Democrats worry about the center

1 hour 19 min ago
Liberal Democratic presidential contenders' rush to embrace the left's most ambitious proposals has some Democrats worried there could be a price to pay when they try to defeat President Donald Trump next year.
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Trump's North Korea envoy Biegun: a capable man in an impossible job?

1 hour 55 min ago
Days before a second U.S.-North Korea summit, much rests on the shoulders of a former auto executive trying to find common ground between an American president seeking a big foreign policy win and a North Korean leader who seems unlikely to hand him one.
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Iran says it has many options to neutralize 'illegal' U.S. sanctions: Tasnim

2 hours 19 min ago
Iran said on Saturday it had many options to neutralize the reimposition of U.S. sanctions on its oil exports, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, adding that Tehran's regional influence could not be curbed as demanded by Washington.
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Venezuelan troops fire tear gas at Colombian border: witness

2 hours 49 min ago
Venezuelan troops near the Colombian border on Saturday fired tear gas at a group of people seeking to cross into the neighboring nation to work, according to a Reuters witness.
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North Korea's Kim sets off by train to Vietnam for summit with Trump - report

2 hours 49 min ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un set off by train for Vietnam on Saturday, for his second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump next week, Russia's TASS news agency reported.
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Nigerian presidential rivals cast ballots in delayed election

2 hours 56 min ago
President Muhammadu Buhari and his main challenger, businessman Atiku Abubakar, cast their ballots in Nigeria's presidential election on Saturday as voting began after a week's delay in Africa's biggest economic power.
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African nun scolds bishops on abuse: 'This storm will not pass'

3 hours 5 min ago
An African nun told Catholic bishops on Saturday to acknowledge the church's hypocrisy in its handling of the sexual abuse crisis, and a cardinal admitted case files had been destroyed.
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'I was like a prisoner': Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong recall beatings

3 hours 7 min ago
Two sisters from Saudi Arabia who fled the conservative kingdom and have been hiding out in Hong Kong for nearly six months said they did so to escape beatings at the hands of their brothers and father.
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North Korea's Kim: I don't want my children to bear burden of nuclear arms - report

3 hours 15 min ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told the U.S. secretary of state he did not want his children to live with the burden of nuclear weapons, a former CIA officer involved in high-level diplomacy over the North's weapons was quoted as saying on Saturday.
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Trump picks envoy to Canada Kelly Craft for U.N. ambassador

3 hours 32 min ago
President Donald Trump said on Friday he was nominating Kelly Craft, currently the U.S. ambassador to Canada, to replace Nikki Haley as his envoy to the United Nations after a four-month search.
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Turkey tells U.S. not to leave power vacuum in Syria withdrawal - report

3 hours 59 min ago
Turkey's defense minister told Pentagon officials there must not be a vacuum of power during the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria, state-owned Anadolu news agency reported on Saturday.
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Syria Kurds evacuate civilians from IS redoubt, hail Trump troop reversal

3 hours 59 min ago
Kurdish-led forces in Syria said they would complete the evacuation of thousands of civilians from Islamic State's last redoubt in the area on Friday, and welcomed a White House reversal of President Donald Trump's decision to pull out all U.S. troops.
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