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Judge Blocks Trump Asylum Restriction

A judge on Friday blocked a move by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to stop migrants from claiming asylum unless they had entered the country at an official border crossing, news outlets reported.

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Sudan Generals, Protest Leaders Agree Constitutional Declaration

Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said, paving the way for transitioning to civilian rule.

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Trump Touts Afghan Peace 'Progress' but Warns Anew Can Kill Millions

President Donald Trump flagged "progress" in peace talks with the Taliban on Friday but again warned that he has the ability to wipe out much of Afghanistan within days, killing millions.

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Trump Says Republican Lawmaker Ratcliffe Withdrawing as Intel Chief Nominee

U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that Congressman John Ratcliffe, his nominee to be the next Director of National Intelligence, was withdrawing from consideration.

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U.S. to Develop New Missiles after Exiting INF Treaty

The United States is to accelerate its development of new cruise and ballistic missile systems following its withdrawal from a nuclear treaty with Russia on Friday, the Pentagon said.

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Trump Impeachment Momentum Grows as Democrats Pass Milestone

More than half of House Democrats support launching impeachment proceedings against U.S. President Donald Trump, media tallies showed Friday, a milestone that progressives hope will move Speaker Nancy Pelosi off of her resistance to opening an inquiry.

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British Town Evacuated as Dam Disintegrates

Hundreds of people were evacuated from a town in central England as a British military helicopter was called in Friday to prevent a reservoir dam from collapsing.

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Trump Says Kim Won't 'Disappoint' Him despite Missile Tests

President Donald Trump on Friday underlined his intense personal support for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even if he admitted that Pyongyang's recent missile tests "may" violate a U.N. resolution.

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Indonesia Lifts Tsunami Warning after Powerful Quake Off Java

Indonesia lifted a tsunami warning late Friday after a powerful earthquake struck off the southern coast of heavily populated Java island, sparking widespread panic as residents fled their homes.

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NATO Blames Russia for INF Pact Demise, Vows 'Measured' Response

NATO blamed Russia for the demise of a Cold War-era missile treaty and vowed to respond in a "measured and responsible way" to Moscow's deployment of a cruise missile.

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