Saudi Aramco sets stage for world record IPO

Saudi Aramco sets stage for world record IPO

Saudi Aramco may next week set out plans for its long-anticipated IPO - a sale that could become the world's largest ever IPO.
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Hearings focus on Ukraine pressure campaign

Hearings focus on Ukraine pressure campaign

The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, in the first public hearing of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, on Wednesday linked the president more directly to a pressure campaign on Ukraine to conduct investigations that would benefit hi
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Guaido backers access Venezuela embassy in Brasilia

Guaido backers access Venezuela embassy in Brasilia

Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido took over the country's embassy in Brasilia on Wednesday, leading to a standoff with backers of leftist President Nicolas Maduro, that could embroil Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in a diplom
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Taylor says he's never seen aid conditioned on interests of a president

Taylor says he's never seen aid conditioned on interests of a president

When asked if in his decades of service he's ever seen foreign aid conditioned on "personal or political interests" of a U.S. president, Ambassador William Taylor answered "no.
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Taylor says he 'sat in astonishment' when staffer said Ukraine aid was put on hold

Taylor says he 'sat in astonishment' when staffer said Ukraine aid was put on hold

William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, testified on Wednesday that he and others 'sat in astonishment' when an OMB official announced security aid to Ukraine was on hold.
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Lebanon slips deeper into turmoil

Lebanon slips deeper into turmoil

Main roads across Lebanon were closed on Wednesday (November 13) in fresh protests after President Michel Aoun angered demonstrators by urging them to end their revolt against corruption among the country's ruling elite.
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"Must we simply 'get over it?'" - Schiff opens impeachment hearings

"Must we simply 'get over it?'" - Schiff opens impeachment hearings

Democratic Representative Adam Schiff, chairman of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, opens the historic inquiry into whether President Trump abused his power.
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Fears for Venice's basilica after devastating flood

Fears for Venice's basilica after devastating flood

The mayor of Venice has expressed his fears for its basilica after Tuesday's night's devastating flood wreaked havoc across the city.
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Palestinians bury dead on second day of fighting

Palestinians bury dead on second day of fighting

Israeli air strikes have been met with a rain of missiles, as Gaza violence soared for a second day.
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Protesters block highways as Catalan parliament presses for independence

Protesters block highways as Catalan parliament presses for independence

Riot police had to be deployed to disperse a crowd of Pro Catalan independence protesters who had caused major disruptions to a motorway running between Spain and France.
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A frosty reception for Boris Johnson in flood-hit north

A frosty reception for Boris Johnson in flood-hit north

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was heckled and shunned as he visited flood-hit areas of northern England on Wednesday, several days after the worst of the flooding.
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The pregnant firefighter tackling Australia's ferocious bushfires

The pregnant firefighter tackling Australia's ferocious bushfires

Katherine Robinson-Williams is 14 weeks pregnant, but that's not going to keep her from tackling the bushfires that are raging across Australia.
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Javelins and arrows: HK protesters take up arms

Javelins and arrows: HK protesters take up arms

Protesters armed with javelins and bows and arrows take on police armed with tear gas and rubber bullets, as universities across Hong Kong become a "battlefield".
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Venice mayor declares disaster as city hit by second worst high tide

Venice mayor declares disaster as city hit by second worst high tide

The Mayor of Venice has declared a state of disaster as the city begins to count the cost of a flood which followed its second highest tide ever recorded.
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Australians ordered to flee flames as fires rage

Australians ordered to flee flames as fires rage

Australian officials on Wednesday ordered residents and tourists to get out of the way of fast-approaching flames as firefighters struggled to contain more than 150 bushfires raging on both coasts.
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Clinton shames UK for not publishing Russian meddling report

Clinton shames UK for not publishing Russian meddling report

Former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says Britain's failure to publish a report into allegations of Russian meddling is "shameful".
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US Midwest, Northeast hit by Arctic blast

US Midwest, Northeast hit by Arctic blast

An Arctic blast pummeling the northern United States on Monday is forecast to break more than 400 cold-temperature records in the next 48 hours.
French police push back Catalan highway protesters

French police push back Catalan highway protesters

French police dispersed hundreds of Catalan protesters who have been blocking a major highway between Spain and France for nearly 24 hours.
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The House holds first public impeachment hearings

The House holds first public impeachment hearings

system.scripts.After weeks of gathering testimony behind closed doors, Democrats running the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump are ready to make their TV debut.
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Turkish troops fired on Syria protesters: witness

Turkish troops fired on Syria protesters: witness

Turkish forces are said to have fired live ammunition at protesters during a joint patrol with Russian troops on the Syrian border. A UK-based monitoring group says two protesters were killed, but the account has not been verified.
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Is Trump-Erdogan's 'bromance' the only thing holding relations together?

Is Trump-Erdogan's 'bromance' the only thing holding relations together?

Erdogan and Trump have had countless disagreements during their time in office but their 'bromance' keeps the two sides talking as Turkey's President heads to the White House.
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Trump sought updates on 2016 WikiLeaks dumps: ex-aide

Trump sought updates on 2016 WikiLeaks dumps: ex-aide

President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign was keen to keep abreast of the release of emails potentially damaging to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, according to court testimony Tuesday.
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Supreme Court leans toward Trump on ending DACA

Supreme Court leans toward Trump on ending DACA

Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared sympathetic to President Donald Trump's effort to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, that protects immigrants - who entered the U.S. illegally as children -
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Despite tourist spectacle, flooding 'real problem' for Venice

Despite tourist spectacle, flooding 'real problem' for Venice

Tourists needed some pretty high boots on Tuesday in Venice as water levels rose flooding central St. Mark's Square, but locals say it's a headache above all else.
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Bolivia swears in new interim president

Bolivia swears in new interim president

Bolivian Senator Jeanine Anez was sworn in as interim president on Tuesday (November 12), as the country scrambles to restore order after weeks of protests that finally brought down Evo Morales.
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