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US Recalls Envoys from Latin American Countries for Cutting Taiwan Ties

The United States on Friday recalled its envoys to three Latin American countries that recently switched diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China, saying it would hold consultations with the diplomats.

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Ex-Trump Campaign Aide Jailed in Russia Probe

A former advisor to US President Donald Trump whose contacts with Russians set off the investigation into possible collusion with Moscow was jailed Friday for lying to the FBI.

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Japan Toll Rises to 35 after Powerful Quake

The death toll from a powerful quake that triggered landslides in northern Japan rose to 35 Saturday, as tens of thousands of rescue workers raked through the mud for survivors.

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Trump Says Expecting 'Positive' New Letter from N. Korea's Kim

U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday he was expecting a "positive" new letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, indicating that negotiations on denuclearizing the peninsula remain alive after weeks of apparent deadlock.

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Obama: 'What Happened to the Republican Party?'

Former U.S. President Barack Obama forcefully rebuked the Republican Party on Friday, criticizing it for divisive politics and its retrenchment in global leadership. 

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UK Embassy Accuses Russia of 'Disinformation' over Skripals

The British embassy in Moscow on Friday accused Russia of spreading "disinformation" after London charged two Russian citizens with the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the UK.

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France Says Russia Tried to Spy on Satellite

A Russian satellite attempted last year to spy on a satellite providing secure communications for the French military, Defense Minister Florence Parly said Friday.

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Pakistan Caves to Islamist Pressure over Minority Economic Adviser

Pakistan premier Imran Khan's government backed down Friday over its controversial decision to appoint a member of a persecuted religious minority as an economic adviser, underscoring the pressure it faces from hardline Islamists.

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Italy's Far-Right Salvini Eclipses Govt. after 100 Days

Italy's far-right anti-immigration Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has managed to dominate almost the entire first 100 days of Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's government, which are marked on Saturday.

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British Airways Hacked with Details of 380,000 Bank Cards Stolen

British Airways said that the personal and financial details of customers making bookings between August 21 and September 5 had been stolen in a data breach involving 380,000 bank cards.

The almost two week long hack did not involve travel or passport details, the airline said, adding that it had launched an urgent investigation into the theft of customer data.

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