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Leaders campaign until the end of Australian election day

Photo: Voters fill in their ballots at Town Hall in Sydney, Australia, in a federal election, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Canberra, May 18 : Political leaders continued frenetic 11th-hour campaigning as Australians vote on Saturday in an election likely to ...

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Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico, Canada, delays auto tariffs

Washington, May 18 : Bogged down in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump took steps Friday to ease tensions with America’s allies — lifting import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum and delaying ...

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India’s ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal

Photo: In this Thursday, May 16, 2019 file photo, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center, is offered a giant floral garland during an election rally in Mathurapur, south of Kolkata, in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal. Modi has ...

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Saudis blame Iran for drone attack amid calls for US strikes

Photo : People inspect the site of an airstrike by Saudi-led coalition in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday, May, 16, 2019. Dubai, May 17 : Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of being behind a drone strike that shut down a key oil pipeline ...

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I.M. Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies at 102

FILE – In this March 29, 1989, file photo, Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei laughs while posing for a portrait in front of the Louvre glass pyramid, which he designed, in the museum’s Napoleon Courtyard, prior to its inauguration in Paris. ...

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Airstrike kills 17 policemen in south Afghanistan

Afghan officials say an airstrike killed 17 policemen by mistake during a battle with the Taliban just outside the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah in the country’s southern Helmand province. Attaullah Afghan, head of the provincial council, says the airstrike ...

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Trump pushes immigration plan favoring ‘merit’ over family

Photo : President Donald Trump speaks at the 38th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service at the U.S. Capitol, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Washington. Washington, May 17 : Unveiling a new immigration plan, President Donald Trump said Thursday he ...

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Australia’s 23rd PM Bob Hawke dies

Bob Hawke, collected photo Former Australian prime minister and Labor Party leader Bob Hawke, who dominated the country’s politics in the 1980s, has died at the age of 89. The charismatic and beloved politician led the country from 1983 to ...

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White House launches survey looking for tech industry bias

Photo: President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. San Francisco, May 16 : On the heels of President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, ...

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US abstains from global pledge to curb online violence

Photo: French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern attend a meeting at the Elysee Palace, Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Paris. Paris, May 16 : The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step ...

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