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Seven Dead in Small Plane Crash in Canada

Five Americans and two Canadians were killed when a light aircraft crashed in a wooded area on the north shore of Lake Ontario, Canada's transport safety agency said Thursday.

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Chile Govt Meets with Unions in Bid to End Crisis

Chile's government met for the first time with organized labor on Thursday, aiming to find a way out of the social unrest that has rocked the country for more than a month.

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Trump Says U.S. Has Resumed Talks with Afghan Taliban

U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday that the U.S. had resumed talks with Taliban insurgents as he made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with U.S. troops.

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Trump Makes Surprise Trip to Afghanistan

U.S. President Donald Trump made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan on Thursday to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with U.S. troops at the Bagram airbase outside the capital Kabul.

In a visit due to last about two-and-half hours, he served turkey to troops in a cafeteria, posed for photographs and delivered remarks in a hangar, as well as meeting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

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Iran Says Europeans Cannot Invoke Nuclear Deal's Dispute Mechanism

Iran said on Thursday that Europeans parties to the 2015 nuclear deal cannot trigger a dispute mechanism in the agreement that could lead to sanctions.

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US to Cut Spending on NATO Budget, Germany to Pay More

The United States is to cut its contribution to NATO's operating budget, officials said Thursday, with Germany increasing payments as the alliance tries to appease President Donald Trump ahead of a summit next week.

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North Korea Fires Two 'Unidentified Projectiles', Says Seoul

North Korea fired two "unidentified projectiles" on Thursday -- the Thanksgiving holiday in the US -- Seoul said, as nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington remain deadlocked.

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Hong Kong Police Enter Ransacked Campus after Protest Siege

Hong Kong police on Thursday entered a ransacked university campus where authorities faced off for days with barricaded pro-democracy protesters, looking for petrol bombs and other dangerous materials left over from the occupation.

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Iran Arrests Eight 'Linked to CIA' during Unrest

Iran arrested eight people "linked to the CIA" during street violence that erupted in nationwide demonstrations against a decision to hike fuel prices, state news agency IRNA reported late Wednesday.

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China Summons US Envoy, Urges US to Refrain from Applying Hong Kong Bill

China's foreign ministry summoned the US ambassador on Thursday, urging Washington to refrain from applying a bill supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement to "avoid further damage" to relations.

Chinese vice foreign minister Le Yucheng lodged a "strong protest" with Ambassador Terry Branstad after President Donald Trump signed the legislation into law.

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