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Hong Kong leader urges protesters to ‘sit down and talk’

Hong Kong leader urges protesters to ‘sit down and talk’

SUMMARY: Anti-extradition protesters gather at Kwai Fong MTR station in Hong Kong on Aug. 20.

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The shadowy strategist behind Boris Johnson’s Brexit push

The shadowy strategist behind Boris Johnson’s Brexit push

SUMMARY: Dominic Cummings, special adviser to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, leaves his home in London on Aug. 15.

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Hong Kong police fire tear gas in new protests over surveillance fears

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in new protests over surveillance fears

SUMMARY: Hong Kong police fire tear gas in new protests over surveillance fearsHong Kong police fire tear gas in new protests over surveillance fearsPolice in Hong Kong have used tear gas for the first time in about 10 days to try to break up fresh anti-government protests.

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Nasa said to be investigating first allegation of a crime in space

Nasa said to be investigating first allegation of a crime in space

SUMMARY: Ms McClain and Ms Worden, who is an Air Force intelligence officer, married in 2014 and Ms Worden filed for divorce in 2018.

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First vape death in the US recorded in Illinois

First vape death in the US recorded in Illinois

SUMMARY: "It's possible that the reported cases could have been occurring before this investigation was even initiated," he said.

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Arun Jaitley: Former India finance minister dies

Arun Jaitley: Former India finance minister dies

SUMMARY: Image copyright Getty ImagesFormer Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley has died after a long illness.

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On This Day, Aug. 24: Pete Rose banished from baseball

On This Day, Aug. 24: Pete Rose banished from baseball

SUMMARY: File Photo by Monika Graff/UPI | License PhotoOn Aug. 24, 1954, President Dwight Eisenhower signed the Communist Control Act outlawing the Communist Party.

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Boris Johnson: UK will not retreat from global community

Boris Johnson: UK will not retreat from global community

SUMMARY: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Johnson will meet Mr Trump for one-on-one talks on SundayThe UK will not "retreat" from the international community as it leaves the EU, Boris Johnson has said.

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North Korea launches two more 'short-range ballistic missiles' into sea

North Korea launches two more 'short-range ballistic missiles' into sea

SUMMARY: Image copyright EPANorth Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles into the sea on Saturday morning, South Korea's military says.

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Amid Trade War, Trump Urges Crackdown on Fentanyl Shipments

Amid Trade War, Trump Urges Crackdown on Fentanyl Shipments

SUMMARY: Fentanyl is 50 times stronger than heroin, and proving increasingly popular with American drug users.

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Simon Cheng: British consulate worker freed by China as Hong Kong protests continue

Simon Cheng: British consulate worker freed by China as Hong Kong protests continue

SUMMARY: Image: Simon Cheng Man-Kit failed to return to Hong Hong from Shenzhen in ChinaChina often uses such charges against political targets.

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Jerry Springer: My show was stupid, but criticism about it is unfair

Jerry Springer: My show was stupid, but criticism about it is unfair

SUMMARY: Image: Springer says he sees his contributors as "regular people involved in crazy situations"The Jerry Springer Show has suffered similar controversies.

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Amazon wildfires: Brazil's president sends in army as thousands protest

Amazon wildfires: Brazil's president sends in army as thousands protest

SUMMARY: Because it produces vast amounts of oxygen, the Amazon is also crucial in the world's efforts to contain global warming.

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Return of the Jedi: Ewan McGregor to reprise role as Obi-Wan Kenobi

Return of the Jedi: Ewan McGregor to reprise role as Obi-Wan Kenobi

SUMMARY: Return of the Jedi: Ewan McGregor to reprise role as Obi-Wan KenobiReturn of the Jedi: Ewan McGregor to reprise role as Obi-Wan KenobiEwan McGregor is reprising his role as Obi-Wan KenobiEwan McGregor is returning as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new Star Wars series for Disney's upcoming streaming platform.

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More than 100 Palestinians injured in Gaza border protests

More than 100 Palestinians injured in Gaza border protests

SUMMARY: Photo by Ismael Mohamad/UPI | License PhotoPalestinian youth carry an injured colleague during clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces.

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Tesla driver caught on video 'sleeping' while car is on auto-pilot

Tesla driver caught on video 'sleeping' while car is on auto-pilot

SUMMARY: Tesla driver caught on video 'sleeping' while car is on auto-pilotTesla driver caught on video 'sleeping' while car is on auto-pilotFootage has emerged of a Tesla driver apparently asleep while his vehicle hurtles along a busy road in the US.

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U.K. Govt. Criticized For Fried Chicken Knife Crime Campaign

U.K. Govt. Criticized For Fried Chicken Knife Crime Campaign

SUMMARY: Dan Kitwood—Getty ImagesAccording to British newspaper the Guardian, the government spent more than £57,000 ($69,000) on distributing the 321,000 chicken boxes.

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What is the G7 summit and what does it do?

What is the G7 summit and what does it do?

SUMMARY: Image copyright AFP Image caption President Trump rejected the final communiqué agreed by G7 leaders, including Angela Merkel, at the 2018 summitWhat challenges does the G7 face?

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US-China trade war: Trump announces new retaliatory tariff hikes

US-China trade war: Trump announces new retaliatory tariff hikes

SUMMARY: Mr Trump described their action as "politically motivated" and has accused them of "taking advantage" of the US.

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Amazon fires lead to worldwide protests over Brazilian government inaction

Amazon fires lead to worldwide protests over Brazilian government inaction

SUMMARY: VideoDemonstrators gathered outside Brazilian embassies on Friday to protest against inaction on Amazon fires.

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