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  • Workers in Kenya capital still trapped after militant attack

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    Workers in Kenya capital still trapped after militant attack

    NAIROBI, Jan 16 (Reuters) — Grief-stricken Kenyans flocked to a morgue in the capital, Nairobi, today to look for loved ones among at least 15 people killed in a militant attack...

  • ‘Three Billboards’ campaign targets gay conversion therapy in China

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    ‘Three Billboards’ campaign targets gay conversion therapy in China

    SHANGHAI, Jan 16 — A Chinese artist and a gay policeman have launched an unusually bold public protest campaign in which bright-red trucks bearing slogans denouncing homosexual...

  • US police arrest journalist working for Iran’s state TV, says station

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    US police arrest journalist working for Iran’s state TV, says station

  • Australia PM makes drug concession to woo Pacific islands

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    Australia PM makes drug concession to woo Pacific islands

  • Pompeo’s N. Korean counterpart booked on flight to Washington, says Yonhap

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    Pompeo’s N. Korean counterpart booked on flight to Washington, says Yonhap

  • Australian towns among hottest spots on Earth as heatwave sizzles

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    Australian towns among hottest spots on Earth as heatwave sizzles

  • British PM faces confidence vote after Brexit humiliation

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    British PM faces confidence vote after Brexit humiliation

  • Chinese dissidents in Taiwan airport limbo for over 100 days

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    Chinese dissidents in Taiwan airport limbo for over 100 days

  • China anti-corruption hunt catches ‘tiger’ official

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    China anti-corruption hunt catches ‘tiger’ official

  • Survey: One in three UN employees have been sexually harassed

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    Survey: One in three UN employees have been sexually harassed

  • ‘Pig’ British tourists to be deported from New Zealand

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    ‘Pig’ British tourists to be deported from New Zealand

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  • Murder suspect picked out US teen target at bus stop

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    Murder suspect picked out US teen target at bus stop

  • Trial of model claiming Trump secrets begins in Pattaya

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    Trial of model claiming Trump secrets begins in Pattaya

  • Singapore fines healthcare provider, agency over cyber attack

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    Singapore fines healthcare provider, agency over cyber attack

  • Huawei founder says firm not engaged in espionage

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    Huawei founder says firm not engaged in espionage

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  • Canada asks China clemency for convicted drug trafficker

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    Canada asks China clemency for convicted drug trafficker

    MONTREAL, Jan 16 — Canada urged Beijing yesterday to grant clemency to a Canadian sentenced to death for drug trafficking, after his sentence reignited a diplomatic dispute that...

  • Los Angeles teachers’ strike extends to second day with no talks on horizon

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    Los Angeles teachers’ strike extends to second day with no talks on horizon

    LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 — Some 30,000 striking Los Angeles teachers demanding higher pay, smaller classes and more support staff from the nation’s second-largest school district...

  • Report: Foreign domestic workers in Singapore seek help for overwork, verbal abuse, pay problems

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    Report: Foreign domestic workers in Singapore seek help for overwork, verbal abuse, pay problems

    SINGAPORE — They were overworked, suffered verbal abuse and were caught in salary-related disputes. These were the top three problems that foreign domestic workers (FDWs)...

  • Part of new US-bound migrant caravan crosses into Guatemala

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    Part of new US-bound migrant caravan crosses into Guatemala

    AGUA CALIENTE (Guatemala), Jan 16 — Several hundred Honduran migrants in a new US-bound caravan crossed into Guatemala yesterday, as US President Donald Trump seized on news of...

  • British backpacker murder accused pleads not guilty

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    British backpacker murder accused pleads not guilty

    WELLINGTON, Jan 16 — The man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane in New Zealand last month pleaded not guilty during a brief court appearance today. Millane...

  • Brexit bedlam: May’s EU divorce deal crushed by 230 votes in parliament

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    Brexit bedlam: May’s EU divorce deal crushed by 230 votes in parliament

    LONDON, Jan 16 — British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin yesterday, triggering political chaos that could lead to a...

  • Gunmen kill 15 in Kenya hotel compound attack claimed by Somali Islamists

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    Gunmen kill 15 in Kenya hotel compound attack claimed by Somali Islamists

    NAIROBI, Jan 16 — Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital yesterday, killing at least 15 people and sending workers diving under desks to...

  • How Europe reacted to Brexit deal defeat

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    How Europe reacted to Brexit deal defeat

    BRUSSELS, Jan 16 — The EU and European governments warned yesterday that the British parliament’s rejection of a Brexit deal heightened the risk of a disorderly withdrawal...

  • Anti-Trump Senator Gillibrand says launching 2020 bid

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    Anti-Trump Senator Gillibrand says launching 2020 bid

    NEW YORK, Jan 16 — Democratic US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, an outspoken Donald Trump critic and champion of women’s issues including the #MeToo movement, announced yesterday...

  • Defying Trump, US Senate advances measure critical of easing Russia sanctions

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    Defying Trump, US Senate advances measure critical of easing Russia sanctions

    WASHINGTON, Jan 16 — The Republican-led US Senate voted yesterday to advance a resolution disapproving of a Trump administration plan to ease sanctions on Russian companies tied...

  • California storms to dump up to 2.1m of snow, force evacuations

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    California storms to dump up to 2.1m of snow, force evacuations

    LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 — Big Pacific storms are set to dump up to 2.1m of snow in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains and several inches of rain elsewhere in the state, forcing...

  • Venezuela’s parliament tries to lure military into disavowing Maduro

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    Venezuela’s parliament tries to lure military into disavowing Maduro

    CARACAS, Jan 16 — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled but powerless National Assembly stepped up its battle with President Nicolas Maduro yesterday by offering an amnesty to...

  • US eyes Taiwan risk as China’s military capabilities grow

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    US eyes Taiwan risk as China’s military capabilities grow

    WASHINGTON, Jan 16 — The United States is closely watching Chinese intentions toward Taiwan, concerned that Beijing’s growing military prowess may increase the risk it could...

  • Fearing for Saudi teen’s safety, Canada refugee agency hires guard

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    Fearing for Saudi teen’s safety, Canada refugee agency hires guard

    TORONTO, Jan 16 — Amid threats to the safety of Saudi teenager Rahaf Mohammed, who was granted asylum in Canada, the Toronto agency helping her has hired a security guard to...

  • Saudi aide fired over Khashoggi murder still wields influence, say sources

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    Saudi aide fired over Khashoggi murder still wields influence, say sources

    LONDON, Jan 16 — A Saudi royal adviser fired over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi continues to wield influence in Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s inner circle,...

  • Brussels Jewish museum shooting suspect refuses to testify

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    Brussels Jewish museum shooting suspect refuses to testify

    BRUSSELS, Jan 16 — A Frenchman accused of killing four people at a Jewish museum in Brussels refused to answer questions in court yesterday, his lawyer said, at a trial regarded...

  • Blast, gunfire in attack at Nairobi hotel, office complex

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    Blast, gunfire in attack at Nairobi hotel, office complex

    NAIROBI, Jan 15 — A huge blast followed by a gun battle rocked an upmarket hotel and office complex in Nairobi today, causing casualties, in an attack claimed by the...

  • Trump to meet lawmakers at White House as shutdown enters 25th day

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    Trump to meet lawmakers at White House as shutdown enters 25th day

    WASHINGTON, Jan 15 — President Donald Trump will meet members of Congress at the White House today as the partial US government shutdown enters a 25th day without resolution...

  • Huawei founder denies spying for China in rare interview

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    Huawei founder denies spying for China in rare interview

    BEIJING, Jan 15 — Huawei’s reclusive founder Ren Zhengfei stepped out of the shadows today to give a rare media interview, forcefully denying accusations that his firm engaged...