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Hong Kong 'Occupy' protest leaders deny public nuisance charges

Nov 19, 2018

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Three leaders of Hong Kong’s 2014 pro-democracy “Occupy” movement, which paralyzed parts of the Chinese-ruled city for nearly three months, denied public nuisance charges on Monday as international criticism of the erosion of civil liberties grows. (L-R) Pro-democracy activists Chung Yiu-wa, Cheung Sau-yin, Lee Wing-tat, Chu Yiu-ming, Benny Tai, Chan Kin-man, […]

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Migrant Caravan Is Just Yards From US Border, but Long Wait Lies Ahead

Nov 19, 2018

Supported by Migrant Caravan Is Just Yards From U.S. Border, but Long Wait Lies Ahead ImageMelissa Guzmán, 33, center, from Copán in Honduras, waiting in line for food with other migrants outside a recently arranged shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, on Saturday.CreditCreditMauricio Lima for The New York Times By Elisabeth Malkin Nov. 18, 2018 TIJUANA, Mexico […]

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Netanyahu warns early elections in Israel would be 'irresponsible'

Nov 19, 2018

Last week, Netanyahu’s right-wing coalition faced its most serious challenge since coming to power nearly four years ago after a key minister resigned and others called for a new government. The crisis was sparked Wednesday by the resignation of defense minister Avigdor Liberman who opposed a ceasefire with Gaza militants that was struck on November […]

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Mexican drug lord, Beltran Leyva, dead at 56 of cardiac arrest

Nov 18, 2018

FILE PHOTO – Soldiers escort head of the Beltran Leyva drug cartel Hector Beltran Leyva in Mexico City, in this handout picture taken October 1, 2014 and released to Reuters on October 2, 2014 by the Attorney General’s Office. REUTERS/Attorney General’s Office/Handout via Reuters/File Photo MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Hector Beltran Leyva, a Mexican drug […]

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US-China tensions heightened as Pence ends Asia trip

Nov 18, 2018

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Nov. 18, 2018 / 5:07 PM GMT By Vaughn Hillyard PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea — Vice President Mike Pence ended a week-long trip to the Indo-Pacific region on Sunday amid heightened tension between the […]

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Protesters in Tijuana, Mexico, want migrant caravan to leave

Nov 18, 2018

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Nov. 19, 2018 / 1:11 AM GMT By Gabe Gutierrez and Annie Rose Ramos TIJUANA, Mexico — Tensions rose Sunday as hundreds of residents protested the arrival of thousands of Central American migrants who are […]

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Netanyahu's Coalition in Turmoil as He Rejects Partner's Demand

Nov 18, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday in Jerusalem. Photo: menahem kahana/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images 9 Comments By Dov Lieber Dov Lieber The Wall Street Journal Biography @dovlieber dov.lieber@wsj.com Nov. 18, 2018 2:35 p.m. ET TEL AVIV—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday appointed himself defense minister, rejecting a coalition partner’s key demand in a move […]

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Tijuana protesters chant 'Out!' at migrants camped in city

Nov 18, 2018

View photos Demonstrators stand under an indigenous statue of Aztec ruler Cuauhtemoc as they protest the presence of thousands of Central American migrants in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. Protesters accused the migrants of being messy, ungrateful and a danger to Tijuana; complained about how the caravan forced its way into Mexico, calling it […]

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