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US expels two Cuban diplomats to the UN in New York

US expels two Cuban diplomats to the UN in New York

SUMMARY: In July, Cuba dismissed a US academic study which found brain abnormalities in US diplomats who worked in the country.

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Peter Magombeyi: Zimbabwe union leader found after 'abduction'

Peter Magombeyi: Zimbabwe union leader found after 'abduction'

SUMMARY: Peter Magombeyi had organised a series of strikes over poor pay and working conditions in recent weeks.

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Football Leaks: Suspected hacker charged in Portugal

Football Leaks: Suspected hacker charged in Portugal

SUMMARY: Image copyright Getty ImagesProsecutors in Portugal have brought 147 charges, including extortion, against a suspected hacker involved with the Football Leaks website.

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Trump denies promise that led to formal complaint from US spy

Trump denies promise that led to formal complaint from US spy

SUMMARY: It is not yet known who made the complaint, which foreign leader Mr Trump was speaking to, what promise - if any - was made and whether Mr Trump took any action as a result.

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Trudeau can't remember how often he wore blackface

Trudeau can't remember how often he wore blackface

SUMMARY: Canada's PM Justin Trudeau admits he cannot remember how often he wore blackface, as the row deepens ahead of an election in October.

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Bird populations in US and Canada down 3bn in 50 years

Bird populations in US and Canada down 3bn in 50 years

SUMMARY: Image copyright Gabby Salazar Image caption The caged bird trade could be worth tens of millions of dollars to the Indonesian economyHow have three billion birds disappeared?

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Khaseen Morris: Teen held in fatal knifing bystanders filmed

Khaseen Morris: Teen held in fatal knifing bystanders filmed

SUMMARY: Police said that most of the "50, 60, 70" kids who witnessed the attack on Khaseen Morris did nothing to stop it.

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Ben Ali: Tunisia's ousted ex-president dies in exile aged 83

Ben Ali: Tunisia's ousted ex-president dies in exile aged 83

SUMMARY: Ben Ali led the country for 23 years and was credited with delivering stability and some economic prosperity.

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos promises climate-change action

Amazon's Jeff Bezos promises climate-change action

SUMMARY: Image copyright Getty ImagesAmazon chief executive Jeff Bezos has promised to make the company carbon neutral and meet the goals of the Paris climate agreement by 2040.

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U.S. drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan

U.S. drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan

SUMMARY: Afghanistan’s Defence Ministry and a senior U.S official in Kabul confirmed the drone strike, but did not share details of civilian casualties.

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Guatemala admits it is a cocaine producing nation, not just transit point

Guatemala admits it is a cocaine producing nation, not just transit point

SUMMARY: Guatemala, one of the poorest and most gang-ravaged countries in the Americas, has long been a major transit country for cocaine.

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Canadian PM Trudeau's brownface scandal deepens as other images emerge

Canadian PM Trudeau's brownface scandal deepens as other images emerge

SUMMARY: OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s brownface picture scandal deepened on Thursday as other images of him emerged wearing dark make-up only hours after he had apologized for what he characterized as a racist act at a 2001 costume party.

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U.S. building coalition after Saudi oil attack, Iran warns against war

U.S. building coalition after Saudi oil attack, Iran warns against war

SUMMARY: “The United States is now using oil as a weapon; oil is not a weapon,” Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh said.

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Weakened Netanyahu's offer for unity government rebuffed by rival Gantz

Weakened Netanyahu's offer for unity government rebuffed by rival Gantz

SUMMARY: JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s weakened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saw his offer on Thursday for a coalition with his strongest political rival, Benny Gantz, swiftly rebuffed after failing to secure a governing majority in a tight election.

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'Only Bibi' no more: Why does Israel's Netanyahu want to power-share?

'Only Bibi' no more: Why does Israel's Netanyahu want to power-share?

SUMMARY: If Netanyahu does remain as prime minister - or a rotating one - the law says he does not have to step down even if he is formally charged.

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UK Supreme Court to rule next week on PM Johnson's suspension of parliament

UK Supreme Court to rule next week on PM Johnson's suspension of parliament

SUMMARY: A pro-Brexit demonstrator holds a bag outside the Supreme Court in London, Britain September 19, 2019.

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Trump sues to try to stop tax returns from being sent to NY prosecutor

Trump sues to try to stop tax returns from being sent to NY prosecutor

SUMMARY: Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump is suing his long-time accounting firm Mazars USA and New York district attorney Cyrus Vance to attempt to stop his accounting records and tax returns from being sent to the local prosecutor.

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'Mad Max,' Canada's populist candidate, has a score to settle and it could shape the election

'Mad Max,' Canada's populist candidate, has a score to settle and it could shape the election

SUMMARY: FILE PHOTO: Leader of the People’s Party of Canada Maxime Bernier campaigns in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, September 17, 2019.

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The ex-professor out to remake Tunisian politics

The ex-professor out to remake Tunisian politics

SUMMARY: It was their collaboration over the past few years that pushed him from being an academic into politics, said Ben Mubarek.

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Russia arrests shaman who vowed to banish Putin from the Kremlin

Russia arrests shaman who vowed to banish Putin from the Kremlin

SUMMARY: When asked about Gabyshev’s arrest, the Kremlin said it was impossible to keep track of all the criminal cases in Russia.

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