Fri, 16-Nov-2018, 05:33
Fri, 16-Nov-2018, 05:33

US & Canada

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US slashes UN budget

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday touted a quarter billion dollar cut to the UN's annual budget, capping off a contentious year between the Trump administration and the international body...
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Trump defends tax plan, proclaims economy set 'to rock'

WASHINGTON — Closing in on the first major legislative achievement of his term, President Donald Trump on Saturday defended the Republican tax cut as a good deal for the middle class while boldly suggesting it could lead to explosive economic growth...
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Ancient Shark Found In North Atlantic

Researchers have found an ancient shark in North Atlantic, believed to be 512 years old, which could be the oldest living vertebrate in the world. While the animal was discovered a few months ago, its potential age was revealed in a study in the Science journal...
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Trump-Brzezinski row: Why facelift-gate matters

It is tempting to dismiss the row between Donald Trump, President of the United States, and Mika Brzezinski, host of a US TV show, as a vaguely self-referential media story that most Americans care little about.,,
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Airline passenger's headphones catch fire midflight

(CNN)Australian authorities will investigate why a pair of battery-powered headphones caught fire two hours into a flight between Beijing and Melbourne, blackening and blistering a female passenger's face and hands...
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House intel chairman: No evidence of wiretapping claim

(CNN) — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes said Wednesday that neither he nor the ranking Democrat on the committee have seen any evidence that then-President Barack Obama wiretapped Donald Trump last year, and want the Justice Department to respond to their requests for information by March 20...
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IT'S GOING TO BE OKAY

Despite widespread global problems like hunger and malaria, Bill Gates has an optimistic outlook on the planet's future -- along with a few ideas on how to make it even better. In this video series, CNN meets the men and women bringing those ideas to life.
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No travel ban for now

Washington — A federal appeals court early Sunday morning denied the US government's emergency request to resume President Donald Trump's travel ban.