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Donald Trump says still has ‘confidence’ in North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

Trump, currently in Japan on a trip aimed at improving ties with Washington's close Asian ally, also suggested that Kim was sending him a "signal" through a North Korean state media commentary on Joe Biden -- in which the for

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Deaths of British, Irish climbers add to Everest toll

The deaths of an Irish and a British climber on Mount Everest took the toll from a deadly week on the world's highest peak to 10, expedition organisers said Saturday.

World News

Facebook’s Bitcoin rival said to debut in 2020

"GlobalCoin" would work with a new digital payments system in about a dozen countries, starting in the first quarter of 2020, the broadcaster said on its website.

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Bosch fined 90 million euros over role in dieselgate

Robert Bosch GmbH fined 90 million euros due to the role it played with the Volkswagen Group in the dieselgate emission scandal. The fine close legal proceedings for the German tech company.

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Sri Lanka bombings: ‘Mother of Satan’ bombs show foreign hand in Easter Sunday blasts

It was also used in the 2015 attacks in Paris, by a suicide bomber who hit the Manchester Arena in England in 2017 and attacks on churches in Indonesia one year ago.

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Chinese ambassador Cui Tiankai blames US for sinking trade deal

Washington has long suspected deep links between Huawei and the Chinese military, and its moves against the company came amid the churning trade dispute.

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Iraq seeks to calm tensions, to send urgent delegations to US

On Sunday, a Katyusha rocket was fired into Baghdad's Green Zone housing government offices and embassies including the US mission, days after Washington evacuated staff from Iraq, citing Iranian threats.

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US suspects Syrian government carrying out fresh chemical attack, threatens reprisal

The US said that it was assessing indications that the Syrian government forces used chemical weapons on Sunday during its offensive in Idlib.

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Trump administration seeking to deter Iran, not to start war: Pentagon

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan held a closed-door meeting with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The US recently announced fresh sanctions on Iran following which tensions between the decades-long rivals surged.

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US warns Chinese drones may steal data, says report

Washington has cranked up the heat on China's Huawei by effectively banning American companies from selling or transferring US technology to the telecoms giant, though the US Commerce Department has granted the firm a 90-day

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Amazon to soon have its own presence on Internet with ‘.amazon’ domain

"ACTO and the Amazon corporation have been unable to come to a mutually acceptable solution or agree on an extension of time for continued discussions," ICANN said.

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Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says US underestimates company

The move could have dramatic implications for Huawei smartphone users, as the telecoms giant will no longer have access to Google's proprietary services -- which include the Gmail and Google Maps apps.

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Eiffel Tower closed after intruder tries to climb monument

The Paris monument's media office said the unidentified individual tried to climb up the tourist attraction on Monday afternoon. But it wasn't clear how high the trespasser managed to get.

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Hundreds protest strict Alabama abortion law

Around 400 people took to the streets in the capital city of the southern US state of Alabama on Sunday to rally against the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions in decades.

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Abortion ban: Donald Trump says ‘Pro-Life’ but favours exceptions for rape, incest

The US president spelt out his position on abortion -- set to feature prominently at next year's election -- in his first comments on the hot-button issue since Alabama's governor signed a near-total ban on the termination of

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Boeing acknowledges flaw in 737 MAX simulator software

According to Boeing, the flight simulator software was incapable of reproducing certain flight conditions similar to those at the time of the Ethiopian Airlines crash in March or the Lion Air crash in October.

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Take this app: Tech firms tackle opioid crisis with software

Investments in digital therapeutics startups nearly doubled in 2018 to some $811 million, according to the research firm CB Insights, with $191 million tallied so far in 2019.

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Boeing acknowledges defects in 737 MAX simulator software

Boeing acknowledged Saturday it had to correct defects in its flight simulator software used to train pilots to fly the 737 MAX, the aircraft model involved in two deadly crashes that killed 346 people.

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Ex-CIA agent gets 20-year sentence for spying for China

Mallory is one of several US officials with high-level security clearances arrested and charged over unsanctioned dealings with Chinese intelligence.

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Iran urges China, Russia ‘concrete action’ to save nuclear deal

Washington has deployed more troops in the Gulf, one of the world's most strategic waterways, in what US officials said was a reaction to photographs showing Iran had loaded missiles onto small traditional boats.

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Rabbit sells for whopping $91.1 million, record price for a living artist

Before his death in 2017, his empire included Conde Nast, which published magazines like Vogue, The New Yorker, and Vanity Fair.

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SpaceX postpones launch of its first internet network satellites

Musk added: "We don't want to trivialize it or not take it seriously because we certainly do take it seriously. But it's not crowded up there, it's extremely sparse."

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Chinese coffee chain Luckin raises $561 million as it hopes to topple Starbucks

ADRs allow foreign companies to list in America without being subject to strict rules that apply to US-based companies.

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US slaps sanctions over Russia rights despite revived ties

The law, which blocks any US assets of blacklisted people and bars them from traveling to the United States, is named after Sergei Magnitsky, an anti-corruption accountant who died in custody in 2009.

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Walmart earnings jump 80 per cent to $3.8 billion, US sales strong

An increase of 80 per cent from the year-ago period when results were dented by a one-time earnings hit following US tax reform. Shares rose in pre-market trading.

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US President Donald Trump to visit South Korea for talks on North’s nuclear weapons arsenal: White House

"President Trump and President Moon will continue their close coordination on efforts to achieve the final, fully verified denuclearisation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea," the White House said in a statement on

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