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Trump shifts spotlight from midterms, escalating attacks on media

In an hour and 26 combative minutes on Wednesday, President Donald Trump declared CNN reporter Jim Acosta an “enemy of the people,” said he didn’t much care for NBC reporter Peter Alexander, either, told American Urban Radio Networks correspondent April Ryan to “sit down,” and accused Yamiche Alcindor of “PBS NewsHour” of asking a question […]

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Jack Ma Says Trade War Is the ‘Most Stupid Thing’ as U.S.-China Tensions Boil

Billionaire Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma called fighting over trade senseless and decried once again a widening conflict between the U.S. and China. China’s richest person — who warned just last month that a trade war could last two decades — argued it was pointless to target goods because the Asian nation was on its way […]

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Freddie Mercury Biopic Wins Weekend Box Office Despite Mixed Reviews

A biopic about rock ’n’ roll front man Freddie Mercury and the band Queen led the North American box office this weekend, scoring a rare win over a new Walt Disney Co. fairy tale that would normally be expected to dominate the competition. The weekend’s major new releases made a clean sweep in the top […]

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Migrant caravan plans to push on toward Mexico’s capital

CORDOBA, Mexico (AP) — A big group of Central Americans has agreed to push toward Mexico City from a coastal state Monday, planning to exit a part of the country that has long been treacherous for migrants seeking to get to the United States. In a thundering voice vote Sunday night at a gymnasium in […]

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Tower of London lights up for World War I anniversary

The year 2018 marks the centennial of the end of World War I. Known at the time as the Great War, the five-year struggle changed Europe and the world forever. To recognize and celebrate the centennial, the Tower of London is hosting a stunning event called “Beyond the Deepening Shadow: The Tower Remembers.” The eight-night event in London, […]

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Saudi sent ‘cover-up team’ to dispose of Khashoggi body: report

Saudi Arabia deployed a chemist and toxicology expert to Istanbul after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in an attempt to cover up evidence of the killing, a Turkish newspaper reported on Monday. The murder of the Saudi royal-insider-turned critic inside Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul has provoked widespread international outrage. Turkish authorities have released […]

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