Canada calls on allies to help secure release of citizens held in China

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said that China's detention of former diplomat Michael Kovrig and consultant Michael Spavor is 'not only a Canadian issue. It is an issue which concerns…

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President Trump calls ex-attorney Cohen a 'rat'

The term "rat" is traditionally used in organised crime to refer to a "turncoat" or "informer" who has confessed to authorities and given law enforcement authorities inside information.

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Trump announces Mick Mulvaney as new acting White House chief of staff

Mulvaney, a hard-charging conservative and former congressman who heads the White House Office of Management and Budget, will take over from John Kelly, a retired Marine Corps general, who will…

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Brazilian spiritualist denies sex abuse claims by more than 200 women

Ever since 1976, De Deus has performed "miraculous healings" inside a sort of temple that he founded in Abadiania.

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US adviser John Bolton heading plan to assassinate me: Maduro

According to the Venezuelan leader, Bolton has been assigning missions to Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro "for military provocations in southern Venezuela, on the border" shared by the…

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Michael Cohen, Trump's loyal fixer turned tell-all accuser

Named vice president of the Trump family business, The Trump Organisation, Cohen was the fixer assigned the most delicate tasks the president needed done.

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Trump calls Cohen 'liar' after his sentencing: Report

Former Attorney admitted to lying to Congress, violating campaign finance laws and tax evasion.

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Trump concerned about being impeached: Report

Special counsel Robert Mueller has launched an 18-month investigation into the legitimacy of Donald Trump's 2016 election win.

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Pakistan continues to harbour terrorists: Nikki Haley

US-Pakistan relations have deteriorated due to inaction by Pakistan on terror groups in its territory. US President and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan also had a Twitter spat in which Khan…

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Donald Trump chooses new Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, against Pentagon chief Jim Mattis' wishes

US President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that he would nominate four-star Army General Mark Milley to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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Trump, Hillary give each other cold shoulder at Bush funeral

The fact that Trump came, and was welcomed by the Bush family, provided a glimpse of bipartisanship and political civility that many feel are lacking since Trump took office in January 2017.

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Without gas for cremation, even dying is a struggle in Venezuela

The decay of Venezuela's oil industry burdened citizens for months with long gasoline queues and shortages of cooking gas.

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Over 20,000 Indians have sought political asylum in US in past 4 years

More than 20,000 Indian nationals, mostly men, have sought asylum in the US since 2014, according to the latest figures. Till July, a maximum number of 7,214 Indian nationals had applied for…

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Ahead of G20 meeting with Xi, Trump says billions of dollars pouring into US due to tariffs on China

The White House had said this week that it was open to a trade deal with China during Trump-Xi talks.

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Watch: Residents in California return after wildfire havoc; several still missing

Wildfires in northern California have killed at least 83 people and left 563 others missing.

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