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Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted Sunday that "huge" progress was being made in Brexit talks and declared Britain would break out of the European Union just like the comicbook hero Hulk. In an interview with the Mail on Sunday newspaper, Johnson said he was "very confident" of getting a divorce deal at an EU summit on October 17.

07:57:01 on 15 Sep

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, issued a warning to the five worst-performing departments of the UAE government. He named the country's five best and five worst service centres in a tweet on Saturday.

12:27:01 on 15 Sep

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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam promised to prioritise housing and jobs to appease pro-democracy protesters in the Chinese-ruled city after three months of sometimes violent unrest, as scuffles broke out between pro-Beijing and anti-government demonstrators. The spark for the protests that have rocked the Asian financial hub was a now-withdrawn extradition bill.

03:40:01 on 13 Sep

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Mr Biden criticised Mr Sanders' Medicare for All plan as being too expensive to work and said the country should focus on improving President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act instead. "I know the senator [Warren] says she's for Bernie. Well, I'm for Barack. I think Obamacare worked," Mr Biden said. "My plan costs a lot of money...but it doesn't cost $30tn (£24tn)."

02:53:46 on 13 Sep

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The US Supreme Court has given the go-ahead to Trump administration plans that severely limit the ability of migrants to claim asylum. Under the rule, people arriving via a third country must claim asylum there first before arriving at the US border. Legal challenges against it continue but the ruling means for now it can be enforced nationwide.

01:55:01 on 12 Sep

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A rocket exploded at the US Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States, but officials at the compound declared all-clear about an hour later and reported no injuries. There was no immediate comment from Afghan officials. The NATO mission, which is nearby, also said no personnel had been injured.

09:22:12 on 11 Sep

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Jack Ma Steps Down As Alibaba Big Boss

Jack Ma is giving up the reins of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. after presiding over one of the most spectacular creations of wealth the world has ever seen. The former English teacher steps down as executive chairman of China's largest company on his 55th birthday after amassing a $41.8 billion fortune.

03:57:01 on 10 Sep

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A day after China and Pakistan said they opposed India’s “unilateral actions” in Kashmir and called for a dialogue, New Delhi on Tuesday rejected the joint reference to Kashmir and protested against the “so-called China-Pakistan Economic Corridor” running through Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir.

02:59:04 on 10 Sep

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MPs have again rejected Boris Johnson's calls for a snap election, as the five-week suspension of Parliament begins. In all, 293 MPs voted for the prime minister's motion for an early poll, far short of the number needed. Earlier, opposition MPs confirmed they would not support an October poll, insisting a law blocking a no-deal Brexit must be implemented first.

01:57:01 on 10 Sep

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The relationship between India and Pakistan is "less heated" now than what was two weeks ago, United States President Donald Trump has said, reiterating his offer to help the two South-Asian neighbours only if both of them want. The comments by Trump came two weeks after his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the G7 summit in France on August 26.

11:27:01 on 10 Sep

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True to form US President Donald Trump sprang a surprise on Saturday. Taking to Twitter, President Trump announced: If they [Taliban] cannot agree to a ceasefire during these very important peace talks, and would even kill 12 innocent people, then they probably don’t have the power to negotiate a meaningful agreement anyway.

06:27:01 on 09 Sep

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Bahamian officials have defended their response to Hurricane Dorian after it devastated parts of the island chain last week, killing at least 43 people. Residents on the Abaco Islands have accused the government of failing to provide assistance and prevent looting. Officials denied there had been any cover-up of the number of deaths.

01:04:09 on 09 Sep

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India on Sunday announced disaster relief aid of $1 million to help people in the Bahamas affected by Hurricane Dorian. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said India stands in solidarity with the country in this difficult time. According to reports, the death toll from the calamity has risen to over 40 and is likely to increase even more.

10:57:02 on 08 Sep

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France says 'no' to more Brexit delay

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Sunday rejected any further delay to Britain's exit from the EU, now scheduled for October 31 but clouded by political turmoil in London. "In the current circumstances, it's no! We are not going to go through this every three months," Le Drian said on Le Grand Rendez-vous Europe1/CNEWS/Les Echos programme.

08:57:02 on 08 Sep

US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he cancelled peace talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders. In a series of tweets, Donald Trump confirmed that he has called off negotiations with the Taliban after the insurgent group claimed responsibility for Kabul attack that killed an American soldier and 11 other people.

11:27:01 on 08 Sep

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Earlier this month, Morgan and Luke Mackley were married at Felt Estate in Saugatuck, Michigan. After the ceremony, local photographer Laurenda Bennett rushed the couple over to a field to take some golden-hour portraits. Golden-hour portraits that ended up including a third party: a very bold buck looking to get his snack on.

08:59:59 on 08 Sep

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Millions of residents have been evacuated inland as Hurricane Dorian moves towards the US coast. The severe storm has unleashed massive flooding. As residents of Florida prepare for the looming storm, one man found a group of frogs taking refuge in his wind chimes ahead of Hurricane Dorian's arrival.

04:57:01 on 05 Sep

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US President Trump confirmed that steep new tariffs on Chinese goods will kick in on Sunday and said that his economic pressure is forcing Beijing to take a more moderate line in Hong Kong. Trump also said that US economic pressure on China was responsible for preventing the authorities from carrying out a harsher crackdown against pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong.

10:57:01 on 31 Aug

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