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Video of the shooting shows a police officer opening fire with a revolver at a man swinging what appears to be a metal pole, as a group of protesters confront riot police. The protesters rejecting Beijing influence are young and concerned about the future of their region - especially with China potentially able to take full control in 2047.
  • Biden Campaign Asks Networks to Stop Booking Rudy Giuliani

    Biden Campaign Asks Networks to Stop Booking Rudy Giuliani

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    It's not clear if aides took the additional step of placing the Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation phone calls in the same highly secured electronic system that held a now-infamous phone call with Ukraine's president and which helped spark a whistleblower complaint made public this week, though officials confirmed calls aside from the Ukraine conversation were placed there.
  • Afghan presidential vote held in relative calm, but turnout low

    Afghan presidential vote held in relative calm, but turnout low

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    Despite the " partially secure polling environment , " voter turnout appears to be very low, the election foundation, which observed the elections in all 34 Afghani provinces, has said . President Barack Obama to push for a compromise that saw Abdullah awarded the subordinate role. "It took the first voter 31 minutes to vote", Nishank Motwani, an observer stationed in Kabul .
  • China Stocks Plunge as White House Weighs Investment Curbs

    China Stocks Plunge as White House Weighs Investment Curbs

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    Oil prices steadied off two-week lows as a Pentagon statement intensified concerns of a Middle East conflict and supply disruptions, although the impeachment inquiry into Trump kept risk assets broadly in check. At the close in NY, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was about 70 points, or 0.3% lower at 26,820, albeit off earlier triple-digit falls, while the broader S&P 500 index shed 0.5%, and the tech-laden Nasdaq Composite dropped 1.1%.
  • Saudi Arabia Agrees to Limited Cease-Fire in Yemen War

    Saudi Arabia Agrees to Limited Cease-Fire in Yemen War

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    The Houthis said on September 20 they would halt missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia if the alliance stopped its operations. In the past, the Houthis have claimed that they occupied Saudi villages after cross-border attacks, but often they enter a village, raise a banner, then pull out.
  • Deputy known as a 'trailblazer' killed during traffic stop in Texas

    Deputy known as a 'trailblazer' killed during traffic stop in Texas

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    Dhaliwal had joined the police force when it reach out to the Sikh community to diversify the force after a botched domestic violence call at the Sikh home. "Just wear blue. Wear blue and be proud of that", Dhaliwal said to ABC13 then. But as Dhaliwal proceeded back to his patrol vehicle, the driver ran up behind the deputy and shot him in the back of the head, Lee said.
  • Trump Administration Proposes Historically Low Refugee Limit

    Trump Administration Proposes Historically Low Refugee Limit

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    Asked by CBS News if U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) should focus on hiring more asylum officers to deal with all these screenings - for both asylum seekers and refugees - instead of just continuing to slash the number of refugee admissions, the official said that is something they are also working on.
  • US Special Envoy to Ukraine steps down

    US Special Envoy to Ukraine steps down

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    Ulrich Brechbuhl and Ambassador Gordon Sondland. "Your failure or refusal to comply with the subpoena shall constitute evidence of obstruction of the House's impeachment inquiry", the chairmen of the committees wrote in their letter to the top diplomat.
  • Nancy Pelosi Accuses US Attorney General Of Going

    Nancy Pelosi Accuses US Attorney General Of Going "Rogue" In Ukraine Case

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    The call was at the centre of a whistleblower complaint , which alleged Trump tried "to solicit interference from a foreign country in the 2020 USA election". Barr has also not spoken with Giuliani about anything related to Ukraine, officials have said. Mr Maguire said he went to the White House first because he thought calls involving President Trump could be protected by executive privilege.
  • Stena Bulk CEO says Stena Impero now on move from Iranian port

    Stena Bulk CEO says Stena Impero now on move from Iranian port

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    Iran's maritime authorities on Friday issued a statement saying that the seizure had come to an end and that the tanker had left a port en route to global waterways. At normal tanker speed, it would reach that destination within half a day. U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the ship "was unlawfully seized by Iran" and that the action was "part of a pattern of attempts to disrupt freedom of navigation".