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White House indicates Trump will veto disapproval of emergency

President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top White House adviser said on Sunday.

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Trump nominates ambassador to Turkey

Trump on Friday nominated David Satterfield to be ambassador to Turkey, taking the first step toward filling a key State Department post in the Middle East.

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Iran’s Oil Revenues Increased by Almost 50% Despite Sanctions – Reports

Tehran’s revenue from oil exports in the first nine months of the current Iranian year — which runs from 21 March 2018 to 20 March 2019 — have increased by 48.9 percent year-on-year despite the reimposition of US sanctions, the IRNA news agency reported on Monday.

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Mueller investigation is almost finished, says acting attorney general

The special counsel’s Russia investigation is “close to being completed”, the acting attorney general said Monday in the first official sign that the investigation may be wrapping up.

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Carlos Ghosn: The allegations and the rebuttals in the case of the ex-Nissan chairman

Once a revered titan of the auto industry, Carlos Ghosn appeared in a Tokyo courtroom on Tuesday (Jan 8) in handcuffs to offer his first public statement since his arrest.

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Rashida Tlaib removes Israel from the map in her congressional office

Rashida Tlaib, the first Palestinian congresswoman, made a change to the map of her congressional office in Washington, DC, replacing Israel with Palestine.

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Samsung unveils MicroLED TVs with ‘endless possibilities’

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today introduced its latest innovations in modular MicroLED display technology during its annual First Look CES event at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

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Australia dismissed for 300, India enforce follow-on

Australia were bowled out for 300 in their first innings of the fourth and final Test in Sydney on Sunday, leaving them 322 adrift of India who enforced the follow-on.

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The political calculations behind Trump’s Xmas visit to Iraq

Last Wednesday, US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania paid an unannounced visit to the Al Asad Air Base in Iraq and met with American troops.

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Sudan’s Bashir first Arab leader to visit Syria since war began

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has become the first Arab League leader to visit Damascus since the war in Syria began nearly eight years ago.

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Rivals China and India count down to joint military drill

China and India will launch a two-week joint military drill on Tuesday, the first exercise of its kind since the two Asian giants were locked in a tense border stand-off in the Himalayas 18 months ago.

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France ‘yellow vest’ protests: timeline of unrest

Here is a timeline of the “yellow vest” movement in France, from the first online rumblings against a fuel tax hike to nationwide protests that led to the worst Paris riots in decades.

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ASEAN Summit: Is India serious about regional trade pact?

If you were here in Singapore for the first time on a brief visit last week, you could be excused for wondering if it’s normal for thousands of police officers to be patrolling the streets and for scores of Special Operations Command and other police vehicles to be parked all over the city. You may also be wondering if traffic is always really this bad.

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British top diplomat to visit Iran – what will be on the agenda?

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will visit Tehran on Monday to become the first Western top diplomat to visit the country after the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal. Discussing the future of the nuclear deal, as well as regional and international issues will be on the agenda of his talks with the Iranian officials.

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Outflanking China, Western allies pledge to provide electricity to PNG

The United States and three of its allies on Sunday unveiled a $1.7 billion plan to provide electricity and internet to much of Papua New Guinea (PNG), the first step of a plan that will counter China’s Belt and Road spending in the region.

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