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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.

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Trump says Saudi purge targets were ‘milking’ country

US President Donald Trump said he had “great confidence” in an anti-corruption sweep by Saudi Arabia that has seen dozens of high-profile political and business figures arrested.

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Trump strikes hard line against NKorea

President Donald Trump struck a hard line against North Korea’s nuclear weapons program Monday and urged Japan to do the same as he closed out two days of talks, dinner and golf diplomacy with ally Japan.

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Lawmakers pressure Trump admin to sanction Myanmar military

U.S. lawmakers and human rights groups escalated pressure Friday on the Trump administration to impose sanctions against Myanmar’s military over alleged ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims.

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Trump calls Bergdahl’s sentence a ‘disgrace’

President Donald Trump says Bowe Bergdahl’s sentence for leaving his post in Afghanistan is “a complete and total disgrace to our Country and to our Military.”

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Pope Francis recalls cost of war at WWII site

Pope Francis called war “the destruction of ourselves” during visits Thursday to an American military cemetery and the site of a Nazi massacre in Rome as he marked the Catholic All Souls’ Day commemorating the dead.

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Man with knife attacks 8 people in Munich

A man with a knife attacked eight people in Munich on Saturday and then fled, police said. The suspected assailant, a local German already known to police for theft and other offenses, was arrested a few hours later.

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Filipina wins at International Writing contest

Vida Cruz, a resident of Manila, has been officially announced as a winner in the Writers of the Future Contest. The contest, one of the most prestigious writing competitions, is in its 34th year and is judged by some of the premier names in speculative fiction.

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Mexico quake death toll jumps to 32

One of the most powerful earthquakes ever to strike Mexico has hit off its southern Pacific coast, killing at least 15 people, toppling houses and businesses and sending panicked people into the streets more than 650 miles (1,000 kilometers) away.

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Groups bring Anti-Coal struggle to Supreme Court

The Philippine Movement for Climate Justice, along with the communities and other civil society organizations (CSOs), filed the first ever case on coal in the Supreme Court against the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Department of Energy (DOE) for neglecting its duty to act as vanguards of energy security and environmental sustainability.