US midterms: Key factors of the 2018 elections

Immigration, health care, jobs. The extraordinary US midterm election has been a tug of war over key issues, but none has had a more dramatic impact on voters than Donald Trump, the man who isn't even on the ballot.

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Easing tensions, US, China to hold top-level security talks

The United States and China will hold top-level security talks on Friday, the State Department announced, in a sign of easing tensions after months of escalation over trade and regional disputes.

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Mike Pompeo to meet top aide to Kim Jong Un on Thursday

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet a top aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in New York on Thursday, the State Department said.

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Israel thanks Donald Trump as Iran sanctions take effect

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman welcomed US sanctions that took effect Monday targeting Iran's oil and financial sectors, calling it a "critical" blow to Tehran's actions in the region.

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Jamal Khashoggi killing: Sons ask Saudi authorities to return his body

The sons of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi have asked Saudi authorities to return the body of their father so the family can properly grieve, they told CNN in an interview aired Sunday.

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UAE amps up oil and gas output as Iran sanctions hit

UAE oil company ADNOC has announced the discovery of new oil and gas resources, with an eye on full self-sufficiency as US sanctions on Iran go into effect.

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Iran will ‘proudly bypass’ US sanctions, says Hassan Rouhani

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said the Islamic republic "will proudly bypass sanctions" by the United States that took effect on Monday targeting the country's oil and financial sectors.

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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un meets Cuban president in Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with visiting Cuban president in Pyongyang and discussed "crucial issues of common concern" on the current international situation, the North's state media reported Monday.

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Xi Jinping pledges to ‘step up’ opening China’s markets as criticism grows

Xi said China would seek to "step up" moves to stimulate domestic consumption of imports, lower tariffs, ease customs clearance procedures, and implement harsh punishments for intellectual property infringements, among other

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US sanctions on Iran, ‘toughest ever,’ take force

The United States is reimposing punitive measures targeting the Iranian oil and financial sectors in what US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called "the toughest sanctions ever placed" against Iran.

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Donald Trump, Democrats in frenzied final push ahead of US midterm elections

Donald Trump and his Democratic rivals have made frenzied, final pushes to motivate their core voters ahead of contentious midterm elections seen as a referendum on the president's divisive first two years in office.

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First moon walk’s commemorative plaque sold for $468,500

A commemorative plaque brought to the moon on the Apollo 11 mission went under the hammer for USD 468,500 in Texas, as part of a huge collection that once belonged to late astronaut Neil Armstrong, auctioneers said.

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Canada: One dead in plane crash near Ottawa

The pilot of a small passenger plane has died after colliding with another aircraft and crashing into a field near the capital Ottawa, officials said.

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5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan’s Hokkaido, says USGS

A shallow 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's northern island of Hokkaido on Monday, the US Geological Survey said.

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he will meet North Korea number two in New York

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will meet this week in New York with North Korea's number two, Kim Yong Chol, to resume denuclearization talks.

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US sanctions on Iran puts oil market on alert

US sanctions against importers of Iranian oil threaten the crude oil market's precarious balance and risk surging prices, all under Saudi Arabia's watchful gaze, according to experts.

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Novak Djokovic edges Roger Federer in Paris Masters thriller

Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer in a thrilling semi-final at the Paris Masters on Saturday to extend his winning run to 22 matches ahead of his return to world number one next week.

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US-led coalition strikes kill 14 civilians in east Syria, says Monitor

At least 14 civilians were killed Saturday in US-led coalition air strikes on the Islamic State group's last holdout in eastern Syria, a monitor said.

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Trade war: Australia warns against US-China tensions

China's rising and "unprecedented influence" in the Indo-Pacific region will challenge American interests, but confrontation must not define relations between the two powers, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned Th

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US woman found alive 6 days after car lands on tree

An American woman has been found alive six days after her car flew off a highway and landed on a mesquite tree in the state of Arizona, police said on Wednesday.

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जुलाई-सितंबर में Samsung को रिकॉर्ड 15.4 अरब डॉलर का मुनाफा, बिक्री बढ़कर हुई 57.38 अरब डॉलर

यह किसी भी एक तिमाही में कंपनी का सबसे अधिक मुनाफा है.

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Facebook shares roller coaster as it rides change

Facebook announced plans Tuesday to adapt to users sharing more privately as the leading social network pours money into an ongoing battle with "bad actors" out to misuse its service.

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Huge setback for Tata Steel abroad! EU launches in-depth probe into its merger with Germany steel firm; here’s why

The European Union on Tuesday launched an in-depth probe into the proposed creation of a joint venture between Tata Steel of India and Germany's ThyssenKrupp, saying it could reduce competition.

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Jamal Khashoggi row: Saudi prosecutor at Istanbul consulate where journalist was killed

The head of the Saudi investigation, Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb, who last week acknowledged that the killing was "premeditated", did not make a statement as he arrived at the diplomatic compound.

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Thousands evacuated as Typhoon Yutu strikes Philippines; fierce winds shear off roofs, snap trees

Cutting a path just south of last month's Typhoon Mangkhut, which killed dozens, the new storm tore across the Philippines' most populous island and dumped heavy rains along the way.

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6.1-magnitude earthquake rattles New Zealand as royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan visit

The quake was felt in Wellington during a session of parliament, prompting lawmakers to stop deliberations and seek refuge as a precaution.

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