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  • Northern California chokes on toxic air as Trump set to visit

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    Northern California chokes on toxic air as Trump set to visit

    SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 17 — Schools and tourist attractions across the San Francisco Bay Area were shut today and residents were urged to stay indoors as smoke from California’s...

  • CIA believes Saudi crown prince ordered journalist’s killing, source says

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    CIA believes Saudi crown prince ordered journalist’s killing, source says

    WASHINGTON, Nov 17 — The CIA believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, sources familiar with the matter said...

  • UK PM May defends Brexit deal as opponents plot no-confidence vote

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    UK PM May defends Brexit deal as opponents plot no-confidence vote

  • Brexit divorce deal thrusts UK PM May into biggest crisis of premiership

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    Brexit divorce deal thrusts UK PM May into biggest crisis of premiership

  • Loved ones mourn Khashoggi after Riyadh seeks to execute five suspects

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    Loved ones mourn Khashoggi after Riyadh seeks to execute five suspects

  • Throw the book at him: Sri Lanka parliament descends into farce

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    Throw the book at him: Sri Lanka parliament descends into farce

  • US prepares charges against Wikileaks’ Assange, document shows

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    US prepares charges against Wikileaks’ Assange, document shows

  • Indonesian woman gets jail after exposing philandering boss

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    Indonesian woman gets jail after exposing philandering boss

  • Forced out, Bolton aide Ricardel expresses admiration for Trump, Melania

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    Forced out, Bolton aide Ricardel expresses admiration for Trump, Melania

  • India temple turned into fortress for new gender battle

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    India temple turned into fortress for new gender battle

  • Khashoggi murder: What we know about Saudi suspects

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    Khashoggi murder: What we know about Saudi suspects

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    Northern California chokes on toxic air

  • Saudi Crown Prince call on Khashoggi killing

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    Saudi Crown Prince call on Khashoggi killing

  • Abe promises no US bases on disputed islands if returned

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    Abe promises no US bases on disputed islands if returned

  • Prosecutor exonerates crown prince in Khashoggi case

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    Prosecutor exonerates crown prince in Khashoggi case

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  • Trump says he ‘easily’ answered Russia probe questions

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    Trump says he ‘easily’ answered Russia probe questions

    WASHINGTON, Nov 17 — President Donald Trump today said he had “very easily” completed his written answers for Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into...

  • Prosecutors in talks with accused Russian agent to resolve case

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    Prosecutors in talks with accused Russian agent to resolve case

    WASHINGTON, Nov 17— US prosecutors and defence lawyers are in talks potentially to resolve a criminal case accusing gun-rights activist Maria Butina of acting as a Russian agent...

  • Who has submitted letters of no confidence in UK PM May?

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    Who has submitted letters of no confidence in UK PM May?

    LONDON, Nov 16 — Some lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party have said they have submitted letters of no confidence in the British leader. A leadership...

  • UK’s Gove won’t resign over PM May’s Brexit plan, say reports

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    UK’s Gove won’t resign over PM May’s Brexit plan, say reports

    LONDON, Nov 16 — Prominent Brexiteer Michael Gove will not quit Prime Minister Theresa May’s government but remain as environment minister, British media reported today, after...

  • Myanmar holds 106 Rohingya aboard boat to Malaysia, official says

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    Myanmar holds 106 Rohingya aboard boat to Malaysia, official says

    KYAUKTAN (Myanmar), Nov 16 — Myanmar immigration authorities detained 106 Rohingya Muslims aboard a boat off Yangon today, officials said, raising fears of a fresh wave of...

  • Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge committed ‘genocide’, court says in historic ruling

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    Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge committed ‘genocide’, court says in historic ruling

    PHNOM PENH, Nov 16 — Two top leaders of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime were found guilty of genocide this morning, in a landmark ruling almost 40 years after the fall of a...

  • N. Korea to expel US citizen who ‘illegally entered’ country

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    N. Korea to expel US citizen who ‘illegally entered’ country

    SEOUL, Nov 16 — North Korea has decided to expel a US citizen who illegally entered the country last month, Pyongyang’s official KCNA news agency said today. The man,...

  • Khmer Rouge leaders to face genocide verdict for first time

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    Khmer Rouge leaders to face genocide verdict for first time

    PHNOM PENH, Nov 16 — Two senior leaders of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime face a verdict today on genocide charges, in a ruling that experts say will bring down the curtain on...

  • Pence to Asean: South China Sea doesn’t belong to any one nation

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    Pence to Asean: South China Sea doesn’t belong to any one nation

    SINGAPORE, Nov 16 — US Vice President Mike Pence said today the South China Sea does not belong to any one nation and the United States will continue to sail and fly wherever...

  • Trump’s summit no-show draws Asian nations closer together

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    Trump’s summit no-show draws Asian nations closer together

    SINGAPORE, Nov 16 — US President Donald Trump didn’t make it to this week’s summit of Asian nations in Singapore, but his influence was still keenly felt among the leaders...

  • Indonesia’s vigilante mobs deliver brutal ‘justice’

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    Indonesia’s vigilante mobs deliver brutal ‘justice’

    JAKARTA, Nov 16 — It was just after dawn prayers when the caretaker at a Jakarta mosque noticed a man stealing from the donation box, prompting a furious mob to beat him to...

  • Japan PM tells Putin no US bases on disputed isles if handed over

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    Japan PM tells Putin no US bases on disputed isles if handed over

    SINGAPORE, Nov 16 — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, eager to resolve a row that has haunted ties with Moscow since World War Two, has told Russian President Vladimir Putin...

  • Xi woos Pacific islands to curb Taiwan’s influence

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    Xi woos Pacific islands to curb Taiwan’s influence

    PORT MORESBY, Nov 16 — Chinese leader Xi Jinping will sit down with seven Pacific island allies today, doling out attention and perhaps some largesse in the hope of convincing...

  • Pelt and road: Tribal welcome for Xi in PNG

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    Pelt and road: Tribal welcome for Xi in PNG

    PORT MORESBY, Nov 16 — Sporting parrot feathers, possum pelts and seashell necklaces, dozens of people from various tribes in Papua New Guinea serenaded China’s president...

  • Philippines court defers Marcos arrest after her graft conviction

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    Philippines court defers Marcos arrest after her graft conviction

    MANILA, Nov 16 — Former Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos was granted bail today after convincing a court to defer her arrest following her conviction a week ago for massive...

  • Crews search for California fire victims as list of missing passes 600

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    Crews search for California fire victims as list of missing passes 600

    PARADISE, Nov 16 — The search for victims of a catastrophic blaze that reduced a northern California town to ashes intensified yesterday and authorities said the list of those...

  • California authorities collect DNA to identify fire victims

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    California authorities collect DNA to identify fire victims

    PARADISE, Nov 16 — California authorities collected DNA samples from relatives yesterday to help identify victims of the western US state’s deadliest-ever wildfire, as...

  • Trump to visit California wildfire victims

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    Trump to visit California wildfire victims

    WASHINGTON, Nov 16 — President Donald Trump will fly Saturday to California to meet victims of wildfires that have killed at least 59 people and destroyed the homes of...

  • New Zealand police seize 190kg of cocaine hidden in banana shipment

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    New Zealand police seize 190kg of cocaine hidden in banana shipment

    WELLINGTON, Nov 16 — New Zealand police and customs officials said today they seized 190kg of cocaine with a street value of up to NZ$36 million (RM104.80million) that arrived...