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June 21, 2018 - 3:27 pm
(KOBE, Japan) -- Officials in the western Japanese city of Kobe made a public apology on Thursday to a municipal employee for docking his pay after he took his lunch break three minutes early. “It is very regrettable that this misconduct has happened. We’re very sorry,” a city official said at the...
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June 21, 2018 - 2:54 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump may finally get his wish – a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin – as his National Security Adviser John Bolton heads to Moscow to discuss a potential meeting between the two leaders, a National Security Council spokesperson confirmed Thursday. This...
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June 21, 2018 - 7:53 am
BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday accused the United States of using bullying tactics and blackmail in threatening to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese imports, ramping up criticism that the measures levied in the name of balancing trade would harm both countries'...
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June 21, 2018 - 7:51 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said Thursday that the grouping has targeted some iconic American imports like Harley-Davidson motorcycles and bourbon for tariffs in hopes that it will "make noise" and put pressure on U.S. leaders amid a trade...
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June 21, 2018 - 6:05 am
(AUCKLAND, New Zealand) -- The prime minister of New Zealand has given birth to a girl. Jacinda Ardern, 37, wrote in a personal Instagram post that her daughter arrived at 4:45 p.m. local time on Thursday, weighing in at 7.3 pounds. It's the first child for Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford. "...
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June 20, 2018 - 4:19 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Record high numbers of men, women and children were driven from their homes across the world last year due to war, violence and persecution, according to a new report by the United Nations' refugee agency. The UNHCR's annual "Global Trends" study found that a staggering 68.5 million...
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June 20, 2018 - 4:14 pm
(NEW YORK) -- In response to mounting criticism of the policy of separating migrant children from their families, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that he said is about "keeping families together" and "ensuring we have a powerful, very strong border." "I think the word '...
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June 20, 2018 - 2:48 pm
(MOSCOW) -- Fans partying at the World Cup in Moscow are downing so much beer that they are nearly drinking parts of the city dry, with some bars saying they get close to running out each night. For almost a week, tens of thousands of foreign and local fans have been turning the heart of Moscow...
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June 20, 2018 - 12:49 pm
(BEIJING) -- In their third meeting in less than three months, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping reportedly hailed their close and growing ties, while Xi urged the United States and North Korea to build on the momentum from their Singapore summit. “No matter how the...
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June 20, 2018 - 11:13 am
(TORONTO) -- Canadian lawmakers approved landmark legislation on Tuesday to fully legalize marijuana. The move will make Canada the second country in the world to legalize cannabis for both medical and recreational purposes nationwide. Uruguay was the first to fully legalize the drug. Bill C-45,...
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