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Chile president declares state of emergency after violent protests

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Chile's president declared a state of emergency in Santiago Friday night and gave the military responsibility for security after a day of violent protests over increases in the price of metro tickets. "I have declared a state of emergency and, to that end, I have appointed Major General Javier Iturriaga… Read

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Yes or No? Vital vote on Brexit plan set for Saturday in UK

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Britain's Parliament is set to vote Saturday on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new deal with the European Union, a decisive moment in the prolonged bid to end the Brexit stalemate. Various scenarios may be put in motion by the vote. IF THE DEAL IS APPROVED IN PARLIAMENT A "yes" vote… Read

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White House plans G7 agenda, tells world to 'get on board'

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Get on board, world. That's the message from the White House as it starts shaping plans for next year's Group of Seven summit in Florida. Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney this week outlined the priorities the administration would like America's strongest allies to consider — and adopt… Read

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Clashes erupt in Barcelona as half a million separatists rally

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Hundreds of masked youths clashed angrily with police in Barcelona on the sidelines of a mass march which drew more than half a million people in protest over Spain's jailing of nine Catalan separatist leaders. It was the biggest gathering since Monday's explosive verdict, which had already brought tens of… Read

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Turkey plans presence across northeast Syria, Erdogan says

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Turkey will set up a dozen observation posts across northeast Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, insisting that a planned "safe zone" will extend much further than U.S. officials said was covered under a fragile ceasefire deal. Less than 24 hours after he agreed the five-day truce to allow… Read

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Republican group slams Trump over Ukraine, G7 in new ads

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A conservative group that has frequently criticized President Donald Trump is running two television and digital ads that accuse him of using the Oval Office for personal profit and calls on his fellow Republicans to condemn the solicitation of foreign interference in U.S. elections. After the White House announced on… Read

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'Most overrated general' Mattis takes swipe at Trump

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Former U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said he was honored to be the "world's most overrated general" in a swipe at his former boss Donald Trump who insulted him earlier this week. At a gala charity dinner in New York Thursday evening, Mattis told diners he had now "achieved greatness."… Read

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At least 28 killed in Afghan mosque blast

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At least 28 worshippers were killed and dozens wounded by a blast inside an Afghan mosque during Friday prayers, officials said, a day after the United Nations said violence in the country had reached "unacceptable" levels. The explosion, which witnesses said collapsed the mosque's roof, took place in eastern Nangarhar… Read

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38 people cited for violations in Clinton email probe

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The State Department has completed its internal investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of private email and found violations by 38 people, some of whom may face disciplinary action. The investigation, launched more than three years ago, determined that those 38 people were "culpable" in 91 cases… Read

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Some worries about U.S. nuclear weapons at Turkey base

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Frayed U.S. relations with Turkey over its incursion in Syria raise a sensitive question rarely discussed in public: Should the United States remove the nuclear bombs it has long stored at a Turkish air base? It's a tricky matter for several reasons, including the fact that by longstanding policy, the… Read

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