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Ex-Uber driver responsible for torture in Somalia, jury finds
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A former Uber driver was responsible for torture while serving as a colonel in the Somali army in the 1980s, a jury has found.

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After Huawei, U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm – media
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The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision, media reports show, deepening worries that trade friction between the world’s top two economies could be further inflamed. The restrictions would limit Hikvision’s ability to buy U.S. technology and American companies may have to obtain government approval to supply components to the […]

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Trump to Democrats: No deals on infrastructure, drug prices until they drop investigations
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Donald Trump told Democratic leaders he wouldn’t work with them on shared priorities such as infrastructure unless they abandon “phony” investigations.  

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Six Die In Jakarta Riots After President Joko Widodo’s Election Win Is Confirmed
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Saying he will not tolerate rioting, Widodo adds, “The military and the police will carry out stern actions in accordance with the law,” (Image credit: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

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Surprisingly strong, late-spring winter storm dumps record snow in Colorado
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A surprisingly strong, late-spring snowstorm dumped more than a foot of snow around Colorado Springs and up to 6 inches in the Denver metro area.        

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she’d be ‘hard pressed’ to back Biden in primary
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Bernie Sanders appears to be the favorite to secure Ocasio-Cortez’s prized endorsement in the Democratic presidential primaryCongresswoman Alexandria Ocasio Cortez told the Guardian: ‘I’m not close to an endorsement announcement any time soon.’ Photograph: Joshua Roberts/ReutersAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the progressive US congresswoman and social media sensation, has said she would be “hard pressed” to endorse the […]

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US stocks rally on Huawei reprieve as pound gyrates on Brexit news
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Global stocks rallied Tuesday as the United States took a step away from imposing crushing restrictions on Chinese telecom company Huawei, while the pound gyrated on fresh Brexit drama.  

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Chinese ambassador blames US for sinking trade deal
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China’s ambassador to the United States said in a Tuesday interview with Fox News that Washington repeatedly “changed its mind overnight” and sunk deals that could have ended the two countries’ trade war. Ambassador Cui Tiankai also slammed as “politically motivated” the White House’s move to ban the transfer or sale of US technology to […]

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Opinion: Raptors show in Game 4 that they can win without a fully functional Kawhi Leonard
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The Toronto Raptors showed in Eastern Conference finals Game 4 vs. the Milwaukee Bucks that they can win when Kawhi Leonard isn’t at his best.        

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