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Analysis: What a wedding massacre says about Trump's plan to leave Afghanistan
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Trump plays down fears of US recession - BBC Top Stories

Trump dismisses recession worries: 'Our economy is the best in the world' - Fox News US

Trump downplays growing fears over a potential looming recession - CBS Top Stories

In return to Washington, Trump pushes back on risks of a U.S. recession - CBS Top Stories

Scaramucci says he's putting together coalition to stop Trump in 2020 - CNN US

Trump insists economy is strong but offers an option to combat recession - CNN Top Stories

Trump says he's not happy with Fox ... then refers to network as 'we' - CNN Top Stories

FEC chair says Trump's claim of election fraud 'undermines people's faith' in system - CNN Top Stories

Trump and advisers try to defuse recession fears - CBS Top Stories

Stocks rally as Trump preaches optimism and China digs in - CNN Top Stories

Opinion: Trump has used Israel for political points, and there may be consequences - CNN Top Stories

Politics week in review: Israel's travel ban on "Squad" members; Trump wants to buy Greenland - CBS Top Stories

Here's what Sanford said about voting for Trump against a Democrat for 2020 - CNN US

No Joke: Trump Really Does Want To Buy Greenland - NPR News

Trump plan to head off mass killings is wishful thinking despite latest success - USA Today Top Stories

Illinois state senator apologizes for mock Trump assassination at fundraiser - NBC Top Stories

Prime Minister Modi tells Trump hopeful India, U.S. will meet soon to discuss trade - Reuters World News

Trump attacks Fed Chair Powell's 'horrendous lack of vision,' calls for huge rate cut - NBC Top Stories

Megan Rapinoe's dad probably voted for Trump - CBS Top Stories

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule - NPR News

Justice Dept. again sides with Trump over House in personal financial records fight - CNN US

Barron Trump is taller than his mom, even in her heels, and he's sporting a new haircut - USA Today Top Stories

Julián Castro's new animal rights plan takes on a favorite Donald Trump Jr. hobby - NBC Top Stories

Poll: About half of Americans disapprove of how Trump handled El Paso and Dayton shootings - USA Today Top Stories

PM Modi tells Trump hopeful India, U.S. will meet soon to discuss trade - Reuters World News

Women 'absolutely terrified' of Donald Trump giving Afghanistan deal to the Taliban - USA Today Top Stories

The good, the bad and the ugly for Trump in the new NBC/WSJ poll - NBC Top Stories

Voters increasingly skeptical of Trump's handling of economy - CBS Top Stories

Why does Donald Trump want to buy Greenland? - The Guardian US News

Trump had a 'very good meeting' with Apple's Tim Cook about tariffs on iPhones, devices - USA Today Top Stories

For Trump, appeals to white fears about race may be a tougher sell in 2020: Reuters/Ipsos poll - Reuters Top Stories

For Trump, appeals to white fears about race may be a tougher sell in 2020: Reuters/Ipsos poll - Reuters US News

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No-deal Brexit report leaked as government effectively ends all EU law in UK
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EU executive says ready for no-deal Brexit, Britain would suffer most - Reuters Top Stories

UK PM Johnson to deliver Brexit message to Macron, Merkel - Reuters World News

EU executive says ready for no-deal Brexit, Britain would suffer most - Reuters World News

UK PM Johnson to deliver Brexit message to Macron, Merkel - Reuters Top Stories

EU says ready for no-deal Brexit, 'British would be the biggest losers' - Reuters Top Stories

Recall UK parliament to tackle Brexit crisis, opposition Labour Party says - Reuters World News

British parliament must reconvene immediately for Brexit crisis, Labour Party says - Reuters World News

No-deal Brexit report leaked as government effectively ends all EU law in UK - CNN World News

No-deal Brexit report leaked as government effectively ends all EU law in UK - CNN Top Stories

UK Labour Party to discuss Brexit tactics with rival parties - Reuters World News

EU says ready for no-deal Brexit, 'British would be the biggest losers' - Reuters World News

Recall UK parliament to tackle Brexit crisis, opposition Labour Party says - Reuters Top Stories

British PM Johnson calls on Germany and France to compromise on Brexit - Reuters World News

UK plans to end EU freedom of movement immediately in no-deal Brexit - Reuters World News

Boris Johnson: UK 'will be ready' for no-deal Brexit - BBC Top Stories

Martin Rowson on Labour's opposition to a no-deal Brexit ? cartoon - The Guardian World News

UK PM Johnson writes to Donald Tusk to propose Brexit deal changes - Reuters Top Stories

UK PM Johnson writes to Donald Tusk to propose Brexit deal changes - Reuters World News

School lunch standards warning under no-deal Brexit - BBC Top Stories

How will a no-deal Brexit hit travel in UK and Europe? - CNN World News

UK's Johnson tells Germany and France: do a Brexit deal - Reuters Top Stories

British PM Johnson calls on Germany and France to compromise on Brexit - Reuters Top Stories

UK's Johnson tells Germany and France: do a Brexit deal - Reuters World News

Boris Johnson 'confident' EU will back down in Brexit talks - The Guardian World News

How will a no-deal Brexit hit travel in UK and Europe? - CNN Top Stories

EU unconvinced by Johnson's fresh bid to remove Brexit backstop - The Guardian World News

Newspaper headlines: PM's Brexit demands and Sir Elton defends royals - BBC Top Stories

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Twitter and Facebook say China-linked accounts sought to fuel political discord in Hong Kong
NBC World News
 

More mass protests planned in Hong Kong after peaceful weekend of rallies - Reuters Top Stories

Hong Kong readies for more mass protests after huge, peaceful rally - Reuters World News

Huge crowds defy police in peaceful Hong Kong protest - CNN Top Stories

Huge crowds defy police in peaceful Hong Kong protest - CNN World News

Hong Kong's weekend of peaceful protests - CNN Top Stories

Hong Kong's weekend of peaceful protests - CNN World News

Twitter and Facebook say China-linked accounts sought to fuel political discord in Hong Kong - NBC World News

Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests - Reuters Top Stories

Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests - Reuters World News

Twitter and Facebook take down covert Chinese accounts that tried to undermine Hong Kong demonstrators - CNN Top Stories

Hong Kong protests send a message Americans can hear loud and clear - CNN Top Stories

Twitter removes nearly 1,000 accounts tied to China's campaign against Hong Kong protesters - The Guardian World News

Twitter, Facebook find China-backed interference in Hong Kong protests - Reuters World News

Hong Kong protests continue for 11th weekend as demonstrators demand democratic reform - CBS Top Stories

Twitter, Facebook find China-backed interference in Hong Kong protests - Reuters Top Stories

Hong Kong protesters express their demands as 1.7m gather in demonstrations ? video - The Guardian World News

Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest - Reuters Top Stories

Greene King pub giant snapped up by Hong Kong firm CKA - BBC Top Stories

UK's Labour says government must talk to China over Hong Kong - Reuters World News

Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest - Reuters World News

UK's Labour says government must talk to China over Hong Kong - Reuters Top Stories

China's State Council calls for Shenzhen integration with Hong Kong, Macau - Reuters Top Stories

China's State Council calls for Shenzhen integration with Hong Kong, Macau - Reuters World News

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Prince Andrew rejects involvement in Epstein sex scandal
LA Times US News
 

Prince Andrew says he's "appalled" by alleged Jeffrey Epstein crimes - CBS Top Stories

Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse allegations - CNN Top Stories

Buckingham Palace responds after video shows Prince Andrew in Epstein mansion - CBS Top Stories

The rise and fall of Jeffrey Epstein - CNN Top Stories

Prince Andrew rejects involvement in Epstein sex scandal - LA Times World News

Prince Andrew rejects involvement in Epstein sex scandal - LA Times US News

Amid A Brewing Royal Scandal, Prince Andrew Distances Himself From Epstein - NPR News

Britain's Prince Andrew denies any involvement in Epstein sex scandal - Reuters World News

Bureau of Prisons chief removed in wake of Jeffrey Epstein suicide - CNN Top Stories

U.S. attorney general shakes up prisons bureau after Epstein death - Reuters Top Stories

News Daily: Iran tanker freed and Prince Andrew on Epstein - BBC Top Stories

U.S. attorney general shakes up prison bureau after Epstein death - Reuters Top Stories

Jeffrey Epstein signed will 2 days before suicide, report says - Fox News US

Attorney General ousts head of federal prison system in aftermath of Jeffrey Epstein's death - USA Today Top Stories

U.S. attorney general shakes up prisons bureau after Epstein death - Reuters US News

Prince Andrew denounces alleged Epstein crimes - CBS US

Britain's Prince Andrew denies any involvement in Epstein sex scandal - Reuters Top Stories

U.S. attorney general shakes up prison bureau after Epstein death - Reuters US News

After Epstein suicide, attorney general reassigns federal prisons chief - CBS Top Stories

US prisons chief removed after Epstein suicide - Al Jazeera English

AG Barr removes acting Bureau of Prisons chief in wake of Epstein suicide - NBC Top Stories

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NYPD fires officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner
CNN Top Stories
 
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Iranian oil tanker in standoff between UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar
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