Sat, 07 Dec 2019 21:49:59 -0500
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North Korea carries out 'very important' test at once-dismantled launch site: KCNA
North Korea has carried out a "very important" test at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media KCNA reported on Sunday, a rocket testing ground that U.S. officials once said North Korea had promised to close.
Sat, 07 Dec 2019 21:29:29 -0500
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Knife-edge? UK's Johnson ahead but polls suggest majority might be tough
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is heading into Britain's election next week with a lead in opinion polls, but some of the surveys also suggest that his chance of winning a parliamentary majority could be too close to call.
Sat, 07 Dec 2019 19:43:12 -0500
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Hong Kong gears up for mass rally as government appeals for calm
Hong Kong was gearing up for a mass rally on Sunday that is expected to gauge support for pro-democracy demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city as the government appealed to people to express their views peacefully.
Sat, 07 Dec 2019 19:13:28 -0500
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North Korea's U.N. envoy says denuclearization off negotiating table with United States
North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations said on Saturday that denuclearization is off the negotiating table with the United States and lengthy talks with Washington are not needed, the starkest statement yet emphasizing the gulf between the two sides ahead of a year-end deadline set by Pyongyang.
Sat, 07 Dec 2019 18:56:12 -0500
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Democrats huddle to draft impeachment charges against Trump
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives met on Saturday to prepare for what could be the final week of their months-old impeachment inquiry that has imperiled Donald Trump's presidency.
Sat, 07 Dec 2019 18:43:21 -0500
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Peloton 'wife' pops up in new advertisement
The actress who appeared in a widely criticized Christmas advertisement for exercise bike maker Peloton Interactive Inc has a new role selling gin for actor Ryan Reynolds.
Sat, 07 Dec 2019 17:33:14 -0500
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Buttigieg pledges billions to curb education disparities
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg vowed on Saturday to spend hundreds of billions of dollars to improve public education if elected, with a plan that boosts funds for "underserved children" and expands early childhood learning.
Sat, 07 Dec 2019 17:03:17 -0500
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Saudi airman may have become radicalized before U.S. Navy base attack
The Saudi airman accused of killing three people at a U.S. Navy base in Florida appeared to have posted criticism of U.S. wars and quoted slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on social media hours before the shooting spree, according to a group that tracks online extremism.
Sat, 07 Dec 2019 16:36:10 -0500
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United States and Iran swap prisoners in rare act of cooperation
The United States and Iran each freed a prisoner on Saturday in a rare act of cooperation between two longtime foes whose ties have worsened since President Donald Trump took office.
Sat, 07 Dec 2019 15:44:05 -0500
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U.S. defense secretary can't label U.S. base attack 'terrorism' at this point
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was not prepared at this point to label as "terrorism" the attack a day earlier at a U.S. Navy base in Florida, where a Saudi airman is accused of killing three people.