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Bloomberg to fund anti-Trump efforts in key US swing states

Michael Bloomberg is out of the United States Democratic presidential race, but he is not done trying to beat President Donald Trump. The billionaire businessman is funding an anti-Trump operation in six battleground states in an effort to removed the Republi…
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Farmers fear impact of Nile River dam

The failure to reach an agreement on the Nile River dam is worrying farmers in Sudan who rely on the reservoir for irrigation.
Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt were expected to reach a deal at recent talks in Washington, DC, but Ethiopia boycotted the meeting, accu…
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Tensions escalate in Asia over coronavirus

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has imposed a mandatory quarantine on all visitors from South Korea and China.
South Korea, however, has called for it to be revoked, while also warning of countermeasures.
Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Seoul.
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‘Salwa hates being famous’: A new life for laughing Syrian girl

Antakya, Turkey – The floor is strewn with dolls and a miniature dinner set, with plastic grapes, cakes and eggs scattered around.
In the middle of it all, Salwa Mohammad sits on her heels, holding two plastic plates on top of each other before flipping them…
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‘Very tense calm’ prevails in Syria’s Idlib as ceasefire holds

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ABC News Parents sue after daughters’ bodies switched after car crash

ABC News FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. —
The parents of two teenagers killed in a car crash are suing the Florida Highway Patrol and others, claiming the bodies of their daughters were misidentified and switched.
The lawsuits follow a July 29 crash in the Pensacola area i…
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ABC News State senator denies sexual harassment allegations

ABC News LANSING, Mich. —
A Michigan lawmaker issued a statement Friday denying that he sexually harassed three women, a day after the Senate leader removed him from a committee he led and ordered him to undergo training.
Sen. Peter Lucido, a Republican from Maco…
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ABC News Boeing hit with 61 safety fixes for astronaut capsule

ABC News CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. —
Boeing faces 61 safety fixes following last year’s botched test flight of its Starliner crew capsule, NASA said Friday.
NASA has also designated December’s aborted space station mission as a serious “high-visibility close call” that…
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ABC News AP Interview: UN official appeals for more access in Syria

ABC News BEIRUT —
The head of the U.N. children’s agency said Friday she has asked government officials for more access inside Syria, saying it’s critical to bring aid to “the most vulnerable” in the war-torn country, which is experiencing one of the conflict’s wor…
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ABC News Cameron and Lauren share lessons, life after ‘Love Is Blind’

ABC News NEW YORK —
Cameron Hamilton had never seen Lauren Speed when he got down on one knee. Speed had never seen Hamilton when she said yes.
The couple met on Love Is Blind, a Netflix reality show where couples who have never seen each other face-to-face can d…
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