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Students in Trump hats mock Native American; school apologizes

A Catholic school in Kentucky condemned a group of its students, many of whom wore "Make America Great Again" hats, after they were recorded harassing a Native American Vietnam veteran in a video that went viral on Saturday.


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Posted 2019/01/20 04:15:50

China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018, more stimulus seen

China is expected to report on Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018 amid weakening domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more support measures to avert a sharper slowdown.


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Posted 2019/01/20 04:04:25

Winter storm to hit U.S. northeast with up to two feet of snow

A winter storm that blanketed the U.S. Midwest with snow advanced on the U.S. Northeast on Saturday, forcing cancellations of flights and train service during a holiday weekend when many Americans were traveling.


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Posted 2019/01/20 03:35:01

Paris informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate: Nikkei

A French government delegation has informed Tokyo that it would seek an integration of Renault and Nissan , most likely under the umbrella of a single holding company, the Nikkei reported on Sunday.


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Posted 2019/01/20 02:34:58

Mexico fuel pipeline blast kills 73, witnesses describe horror

At least 73 people were killed after a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico, authorities said on Saturday, as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended the army despite its failure to clear the site before the blast.


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Posted 2019/01/20 01:50:54

Trump proposes wall-for-DACA in bid to end shutdown

U.S. President Donald Trump proposed an immigration deal on Saturday in a bid to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, including temporary protections for "Dreamers" and other immigrants, but Democrats immediately dismissed it.


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Posted 2019/01/19 23:33:19

Women protest in hundreds of U.S. cities for third straight year

Women marched in hundreds of U.S. cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the streets the day after Republican President Donald Trump's inauguration in January 2017.


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Posted 2019/01/19 21:54:48

House Speaker Pelosi rejects Trump plan to reopen government

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Saturday said an upcoming proposal by President Donald Trump to provide temporary protections for some undocumented immigrants in return for building a wall on the southwestern border with Mexico was "unacceptable."


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Posted 2019/01/19 20:45:31

Talks to end Los Angeles teachers strike enter third day

Negotiators for 30,000 striking Los Angeles teachers and America's second-largest school district returned to the bargaining table on Saturday for a third day of contract talks mediated by the mayor, as educators took a weekend break from picket lines.


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Posted 2019/01/19 20:30:09

Exclusive: U.S. demands regular review of China trade reform

The United States is pushing for regular reviews of China's progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal - and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has violated the agreement, according to sources briefed on negotiations to end the trade war between the two nations.


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Posted 2019/01/19 20:10:53

Trump travels to Delaware base to honor four Americans killed in Syria

U.S. President Donald Trump traveled to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Saturday to receive the remains of four Americans killed in a suicide bombing in northern Syria.


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Posted 2019/01/19 18:37:52

Trump says grateful to Mueller for BuzzFeed statement

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he was grateful to Special Counsel Robert Mueller for a statement disputing a BuzzFeed News report that Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal.


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Posted 2019/01/19 15:58:52

We have responsibility to get an orderly Brexit, says Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would do all she could to make sure Britain leaves the European Union with an agreement and, striking a conciliatory tone, she felt a responsibility to get an orderly solution.


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Posted 2019/01/19 15:08:58

Senator Graham hopes Trump will slow U.S. Syria withdrawal

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Saturday he hoped President Donald Trump would slow the U.S. withdrawal from Syria until Islamic State is destroyed.


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Posted 2019/01/19 11:18:09

Former British PM Major urges May to drop Brexit red lines

Former British prime minister John Major urged Theresa May on Saturday to drop her "red lines" on Brexit or allow parliament to find a way forward to avoid a damaging no-deal departure from the European Union in March.


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Posted 2019/01/19 11:14:18

Merkel says to work hard for a Brexit deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would do all she could to make sure Britain leaves the European Union with an agreement and that London should remain a close partner of the bloc even after it has left.


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Posted 2019/01/19 11:14:04

Shutdown sojourn: Free museums, music for furloughed U.S. workers

It may not put a meal on the table for furloughed federal employees, but some U.S. museums and symphonies are supplying food for the mind in free admission for workers affected by the longest partial federal government shutdown in U.S. history.


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Posted 2019/01/19 11:11:17

Lack of school nurses puts Los Angeles students at risk, striking teachers say

Los Angeles teacher Natali Escobedo says she will never forget the image of a diabetic fourth-grader “wilting” at her school because there was no nurse on hand to administer his insulin.


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Posted 2019/01/19 11:08:21

Women to march in hundreds of U.S. cities for third straight year

Women will march in hundreds of U.S. cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the streets the day after Republican President Donald Trump's inauguration in January 2017.


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Posted 2019/01/19 11:07:21

Mexican pipeline blast during fuel raid kills at least 21

At least 21 people were killed and 71 were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico as dozens of people tried to fill up containers, state and federal authorities said.


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Posted 2019/01/19 09:08:25