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    Metro Trump cuts more than $200 million in U.S. aid to Palestinians – Reuters

    The United States is cutting more than $200 million in aid to the Palestinians, the State Department said on Friday, amid a deteriorating relationship with the Palestinian leadership.... Read more via U.S. – Get more World News
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    World China says agrees with Britain to discuss ‘top notch’ free trade deal – Reuters

    China and Britain have agreed to look at the possibility of reaching a “top notch” free trade agreement after Britain leaves the European Union, China’s Commerce Ministry said on Saturday after talks with British trade minister Liam Fox. British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam...
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    World What Elon Musk gained from his Tesla indecision – Recode

    Elon Musk concluded his Shakespearean soliloquy — “to take private, or not to take private” — in the depths of a Friday evening, 17 days after he began a drama that now appears awfully self-defeating. Tesla’s announcement at 11pm ET last night that it … Read more via Recode – All Posts –...
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    World Young Rohingya refugees find hope in friendship – Mashable

    Tasmin Ara, Mustakima, Nur Akter, and Showkat arrived at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, a year ago. The girls, all of whom are 10 with the exception of 12-year-old Showkat, have developed a system for surviving Kutupalong: They make friends with every new girl who’s...
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    World Zimbabwe’s opposition leader, Chamisa boycotts Mnangagwa’s inauguration – PM NEWS Nigeria

    Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader on Saturday said he would boycott President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s inauguration on Sunday, as he rejected the Constitutional Court ruling on the July 30 election. The ruling confirmed President Emmerson Mnangagwa as winner of the presidential … Read more via...
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    World UN Security Council welcomes results of Mali’s presidential elections – TODAY.NG

    Members of the UN Security Council have welcomed the publication of the final results of the presidential polls in Mali, which saw the re-election of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta.... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get more World News
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    World China slams Trump’s ‘irresponsible’ accusations over North Korea – TODAY.NG

    China on Saturday denounced Donald Trump’s accusation that Beijing is stalling efforts to disarm North Korea as “irresponsible” after the US president said an upcoming trip to Pyongyang by his top envoy had been cancelled due to lack of progress on the issue.... Read more via TODAY.NG –...
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    World Trump Says Trade Deal With Mexico ‘Could Be Happening Soon’ – Channels Television

    Donald Trump on Saturday hinted that the US and Mexico were on the verge of finalizing a deal, as negotiators from both sides were holding talks through the weekend to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement. “Our relationship with Mexico is getting closer by the hour,” … Read more...
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    World US urges all Zimbabwe’s parties to respect Constitution – Punch Newspapers

    The United States has urged all parties in Zimbabwe’s electoral dispute to respect the country’s constitution and the rule of law. The US Department of State, in a statement issued by its Spokesperson, Ms Heather Nauert, noted “several improvements’’ in Zimbabwe’s recent electoral process...
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    World Russian opposition leader Navalny detained in Moscow: spokeswoman – Reuters

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained in Moscow, his spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh wrote on Twitter on Saturday... Read more via U.S. – Get more World News
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    World Congo: 2 who received experimental Ebola treatment recover – AP News

    Congo’s health ministry says two of the first 10 people to receive an experimental treatment for the Ebola virus in the latest outbreak have recovered, and monitoring could show what role the treatment played. The head of the World Health Organization on Saturday congratulated … Read more...