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Ex-Trump aide Flynn probed

Investigators are probing whether former White House national security advisor Michael Flynn discussed expelling a Turkish dissident back to his country in exchange for millions of dollars, US media reported Friday.

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Saudi-led strikes hit defense ministry in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition carried out air strikes on the defence ministry in Yemen’s rebel-held capital Sanaa late Friday, witnesses and rebel media said, leaving at least three civilians wounded.

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US carriers lead naval drill aimed at N. Korea

South Korean warships joined three US aircraft carriers Saturday in an unusually strong display of naval force aimed at North Korea, whose nuclear ambitions have been a focus of US President Donald Trump’s ongoing tour of Asia.

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Togo president blames opposition for violence

Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe has accused the opposition of orchestrating violence that has killed at least 16 people in massive anti-government protests across the country.

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Missile targeting Saudis was Iranian – US Air Force official

Iran manufactured the ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Shiite rebels toward the Saudi capital and remnants of it bore “Iranian markings,” the top U.S. Air Force official in the Mideast said Friday, backing the kingdom’s earlier allegations.

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3 injured after car rams into group of students in France

A French prosecutor says a car that rammed into a group of students in the city of Blagnac was driven by a man known to have “psychiatric” problems.

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Church shooting victims face many obstacles

Texas church shooting victims and their families could have a hard time successfully suing the government over the Air Force’s failure to submit the gunman’s criminal history to the FBI — a step that would have blocked him from legally buying weapons.

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More Saudis detained in $100 billion corruption sweep

Dozens more people have been taken into custody by Saudi authorities, the kingdom said Thursday, bringing to 201 the number detained in a sweep that investigators say has uncovered at least $100 billion in corruption.

President Rodrigo Duterte with BAN Toxics’ Campaign and Advocacy Specialist Anna Kapunan.

Environment Watchdog asks Duterte to tackle Canadian trash with Trudeau

Environmental justice group BAN Toxics today called on President Rodrigo Duterte to tell Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to bring back Canada’s trash.

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Tougher gun laws not answer after Texas shooting – Trump

President Donald Trump says tougher gun laws would not have prevented a mass shooting at a south Texas church, arguing that more restrictions might have led to more casualties.