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Americans Perceive More Corruption in Trump Era

Americans believe US society has become markedly more corrupt in the year since President Donald Trump rose to power, according to a survey released Tuesday.

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Magnitude 6.2 Quake Hits Southeastern Iran

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Iran's southeastern province of Kerman on Tuesday, the Iranian seismological centre reported, though media reported minimal damage.

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Explosion at Major Austrian Gas Hub, One Dead, 18 Injured

A large explosion rocked one of Europe's biggest gas pipeline hubs in Austria on Tuesday, leaving one person dead and 18 injured, emergency services said.

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US, S. Korea 'Discuss' Military Drills amid Olympic Worries

The US military is reportedly in talks with South Korea on the timing of large-scale annual military exercises that always infuriate nuclear-armed Pyongyang and could coincide with next year's Winter Olympics.

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New York Bomber Not on Bangladesh Terror List, Say Dhaka Police

Bangladesh police Tuesday were scrambling for details about New York subway bomber Akayed Ullah, but uncovered little about the extremist sympathiser who detonated a homemade pipe bomb in the underground.

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Dangerous Winds Persist as Wildfires Roar in California

The winds aren't changing for Southern California's wildfires yet.

The fifth largest blaze in state history was threatening thousands of homes as it churned through coastal mountains amid persistently dangerous weather conditions.

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Somali Journalist Killed in Front of Children

A Somali television journalist was killed by a car bomb in front of his children, relatives said, the fifth murder of a journalist in the war-torn country this year.

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Afghan Forces to Launch Operation against IS In the North

Afghanistan's military plans to launch a major operation to stop the Islamic State group making inroads into the country's northern provinces, officials said Tuesday, after AFP reported that fighters including French nationals were present there.

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Six N. Korea Crew Members to Be Deported, Says Japan

Six of 10 North Korean "fishermen" rescued from a tiny wooden boat drifting off northern Japan will be deported back to their country, an immigration official told AFP Tuesday.

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After NYC Subway Bombing, Trump Slams 'Chain Migration'

A would-be suicide bomber's rush-hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system failed to cause the bloodshed he intended, authorities said, but it gave new fuel to President Donald Trump's push to limit immigration.

Hours after Monday's explosion in an underground passageway connecting two of Manhattan's busiest stations, Trump cited the background of the alleged bomber in renewing his call for closer scrutiny of foreigners who come to the country and less immigration based on family ties.

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