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Knife-edge? UK's Johnson ahead but polls suggest majority might be tough

Reuters - Κυρ, 2019-12-08 00:22
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is heading into Britain's election next week with a lead in opinion polls, but some of the surveys also suggest that his chance of winning a parliamentary majority could be too close to call.
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Saudi airman may have become radicalized before U.S. Navy base attack

Reuters - Κυρ, 2019-12-08 00:03
The Saudi airman accused of killing three people at a U.S. Navy base in Florida appeared to have posted criticism of U.S. wars and quoted slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on social media hours before the shooting spree, according to a group that tracks online extremism.
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U.S. defense secretary can't label U.S. base attack 'terrorism' at this point

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 22:44
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was not prepared at this point to label as "terrorism" the attack a day earlier at a U.S. Navy base in Florida, where a Saudi airman is accused of killing three people.
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Trump says does not think Kim Jong Un wants to interfere in U.S. election

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 22:37
President Donald Trump said on Saturday he did not think North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wanted to interfere in next year's U.S. presidential election and said he would be surprised if Pyongyang acted hostilely.
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Factbox: Rise in U.S.-Iran tensions precedes prisoner swap

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 21:10
In a year of heightened tensions between Iran and the United States that brought the longtime foes to the brink of military conflict, a swap of prisoners on Saturday was a rare act of cooperation.
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Democrats huddle to draft impeachment charges against Trump

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 20:18
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives met behind closed doors on Saturday to prepare for what could be the final week of their months-old impeachment inquiry that has imperiled Donald Trump's presidency.
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North Korea's U.N. envoy says denuclearization off negotiating table with United States

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 20:09
North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations said on Saturday that denuclearization is off the negotiating table with the United States and lengthy talks with Washington are not needed.
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Saudi suspect in U.S. Navy base attack linked to anti-U.S. Twitter screed

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 19:30
The Saudi airman accused of killing three people at a U.S. Navy base in Florida appeared to have posted criticism of U.S. wars and quoted slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on social media hours before the shooting spree, according to a group that monitors online extremism.
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Rocket hits Iraqi cleric's home following deadly Baghdad attack

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 18:12
A rocket fired from a drone targeted the home of populist Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Saturday, lawmakers from his Saeroon party said, following one of the capital's bloodiest nights in recent weeks.
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U.S. hopes U.S. citizen's release means more progress possible with Iran

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 17:41
The United States is hopeful that the release of U.S. citizen Xiyue Wang by Iran will lead to the freeing of other Americans held there and is a sign Tehran is willing to come to the table to talk about other issues, a senior U.S. administration official said on Saturday.
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More French protests see roads blocked, trains disrupted and scuffles in Paris

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 16:55
Truckers blocked roads in about 10 regions around France on Saturday to protest against a planned reduction in tax breaks on diesel for road transport, while train and metro services remained heavily disrupted by a strike against pension reform.
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United States and Iran swap prisoners in rare act of cooperation

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 15:38
The United States and Iran swapped prisoners - a Chinese-American detained for three years on spying charges and an imprisoned Iranian - on Saturday in a rare act of cooperation between two longtime foes whose ties have worsened since President Donald Trump took office.
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Factbox: Reactions to Iran-U.S. prisoner swap

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 15:38
The United States and Iran swapped prisoners - a Chinese-American detained for three years on spying charges and an imprisoned Iranian - on Saturday in a rare act of cooperation between two longtime foes.
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Hong Kong police chief promises flexibility ahead of rally

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 14:59
Hong Kong's new police commissioner said on Saturday his force would take a flexible approach to pro-democracy demonstrations as the city gears up for a rally on Sunday that is expected to draw a huge crowd.
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UK minister says concerned about election interference after leak of documents linked to Russia

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 13:24
The leak of classified UK-U.S. trade documents online, tied to a previous Russian disinformation campaign, has all the hallmarks of an attempt to interfere in Britain's upcoming election, a British minister said on Saturday.
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Buttigieg pledges billions to curb education disparities

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 13:16
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg vowed on Saturday to spend hundreds of billions of dollars to improve public education if elected, with a plan that boosts funds for "underserved children" and expands early childhood learning.
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Democrats to spend weekend drafting impeachment charges against Trump

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 13:10
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will spend the weekend on Capitol Hill preparing for what could be the final week of their months-old impeachment inquiry that has imperiled Donald Trump's presidency.
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Hong Kong police to take both 'hard' and 'soft' approaches against protests: commissioner

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 12:21
The Hong Kong police will use both "hard" and "soft" approaches when dealing with protests, Hong Kong's police commissioner Chris Tang told reporters in Beijing on Saturday.
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Ericsson to pay over $1 billion to resolve U.S. corruption probes

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 12:12
Swedish mobile telecoms company Ericsson has agreed to pay over $1 billion to resolve probes into corruption, including the bribing of government officials, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday.
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Mexico says 'good progress' on trade deal although work remains

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-12-07 11:18
Negotiators working to close a new North American trade deal have made "good progress" but many elements are not yet resolved, Mexico's deputy foreign minister said on Friday.
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