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Many critics questioned just why Trump's daughter, who is an official but unpaid adviser to her father, should represent the US on such an important world stage ― albeit for a short period of time. The G-20 summit is not the first time Ivanka Trump accompanied her father on his foreign trips. "And it is known that she works at the White House and carries responsibility for certain initiatives", Merkel said (via Fortune ).
  • Manchester attack: Man arrested over terrorism offences

    Manchester attack: Man arrested over terrorism offences

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    A 19-year-old man has been arrested arriving at Liverpool John Lennon Airport in connection with the Manchester Arena bombing. Thelwall Avenue in Fallowfield is being searched as part of the police investigation. In the days after the Manchester attack, Abedi's father and brother were arrested in Libya . He said: "We do believe that there are other people potentially involved in this".
  • Japan, EU reach broad free trade deal

    Japan, EU reach broad free trade deal

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    Given the circumstances, both sides were concerned that a deadlock in Japan-EU EPA negotiations would see their trade strategies stagnate over the next few years. Nevertheless, there are still so important provisions "sensitive economic sectors of the European Union, for instance in the automotive sector" will enjoy transition periods before markets are opened.
  • Four young children, father found dead after reported stabbing

    Four young children, father found dead after reported stabbing

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    The female suspect and male victim were parents to all of the children, police said. The victims' names have not yet been released, but authorities said the children were all younger than 10 and their father was in his mid-30s. Police called the crime "horrendous" and added that it's unclear what motivated the killings. Pihera told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the language barrier initially made it hard to communicate.
  • Trump Will Meet With British PM About Charlie Gard

    Trump Will Meet With British PM About Charlie Gard

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    His parents and a London children's hospital said Friday that the 10-month-old boy will be given "more time" before life support is withdrawn. After Pope Francis and President Donald Trump spoke out in support of Charlie, the Vatican's Bambino Gesu Children's Hospital asked whether the child could be transferred to Rome to receive care.
  • Canadian government brushes off criticism on ex-Guantanamo inmate deal

    Canadian government brushes off criticism on ex-Guantanamo inmate deal

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    While in USA detention, Khadr was subjected to emotional and physical abuse, including beatings, threats of rape and being hogtied until he urinated on himself. 1st Class Christopher Speer, though those charges were never proven. However, the court also ruled that it could not force the Canadian government to request that the USA send Khadr back to Canada.
  • May issue a travel alert for India: China

    May issue a travel alert for India: China

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    The Donglang region has remained a hot spot, under the control of China but keenly watched by New Delhi given its proximity to the narrow strip of territory that connects India's northeast with the rest of the country. The Bhutan side also knows it clearly. "I want to point that the relevant actions by the Indian side violated the purposes and principles of the U.N.
  • Germany: Hamburg police prepared for the G20 summit

    Germany: Hamburg police prepared for the G20 summit

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    Later Monday, Merkel told reporters that she expects world leaders at the G-20 conclave will broadly agree on the imperative of the continued fight against global terrorism, but disagree on other issues. Presumably this means that President Trump will speak with French President Emmanuel Macron; however, specific details of that call have not been released.
  • Fed Worried About Risks Posed by Its Loose Policy, Minutes Show

    Fed Worried About Risks Posed by Its Loose Policy, Minutes Show

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    The minutes also showed central bankers divided over precisely when to begin reducing the Fed's massive balance sheet, a task that they have indicated they will begin before the end of the year. Some members of the Federal Open Market Committee, which sets the benchmark United States interest rate, also expressed concern that Wall Street stocks were overvalued.
  • Armed Man Jumps Oregon Airport Fence and Tries to Steal Helicopter

    Armed Man Jumps Oregon Airport Fence and Tries to Steal Helicopter

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    Neal said he was there on his day off because his son likes to watch planes. Neal said he rushed his family back into their auto and went to a nearby parking lot. The man died at the scene shortly before noon. No other injuries were reported from the incident. The man did not reveal his plans to the flight instructor and student, he said.
  • China claiming sizeable Bhutan territory, Nehru tells Zhu

    China claiming sizeable Bhutan territory, Nehru tells Zhu

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    As the stand-off between the two nations continues for its third week in the Doklam area, longest since 1962, more and more experts from both India and China are asserting war as a strong possibility if the situation is not resolved. "The nature of this is very serious", Geng said, reiterating a demand for India to withdraw its troops to its side. It is believed that a meeting between President Xi and Indian Prime Minister Modi may be possible on the sidelines of the G20 summit in ...
  • Tour de France: Démare wins sprint as Cavendish crashes

    Tour de France: Démare wins sprint as Cavendish crashes

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    A bloodied Cavendish eventually crossed the line with a bandaged hand and his arm held in tight to his chest, Dimension Data sporting director Roger Hammond saying initially that it was too early to say whether he had broken anything. Germany's Andre Greipel (Lotto-Soudal) and Frenchman Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) completed the initial top five - although Frenchman Adrien Petit ( Direct Energie ) was later promoted to fifth.
  • Xi phone call reveals bilateral tensions ahead of G20 summit

    Xi phone call reveals bilateral tensions ahead of G20 summit

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    Xi went on to express his hope that the USA would deal with the Taiwan issue in an appropriate manner, expressing his strong displeasure with the United States government's recent decision to approve a weapons sale to Taiwan. China has attempted to keep the role as peacemaker by introducing financial and trade sanctions on North Korea, but Mr Trump is calling for it to do more.
  • Ill. House speaker vows override of budget veto

    Ill. House speaker vows override of budget veto

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    Springfield, Ill (24/7 NewsSource) - Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is promising to veto the latest state budget proposal. While those legislators say they've passed some of Rauner's items, the governor says they haven't gone far enough. "The governor still needs to sign this", he said. We all just got Madiganed. However, despite the tax increase move, earlier this week, IL lawmakers were unable to prevent the state from moving into risky waters when they missed a deadline to keep the state ...
  • Deutsche Bank AG Cuts Debenhams Plc (DEB) Price Target to GBX 45

    Deutsche Bank AG Cuts Debenhams Plc (DEB) Price Target to GBX 45

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    Astrazeneca (LON:AZN) just had their share rating of a '"Buy"' issued by research analysts at Deutsche, who now has a GBX 5700.00 target on the 64.93 billion GBP market cap company or a 9.91 % upside potential. The rating was initiated by Shore Capital with "Hold" on Wednesday, October 7. The stock has "Buy" rating by Investec on Tuesday, August 25. Finally, HSBC Holdings plc downgraded Stagecoach Group plc to a reduce rating and cut their price target for the company from GBX 205 ($2.61) to ...