Johnson & Johnson shares drop after baby powder recall

Johnson & Johnson shares drop after baby powder recall

Johnson & Johnson said on Friday it is recalling around 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the United States after the U.S. health regulators found trace amounts of asbestos in samples taken from a bottle purchased online.
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U.S., Australian hostages freed by Afghan Taliban in swap

U.S., Australian hostages freed by Afghan Taliban in swap

Afghan and Taliban sources confirm that a prisoner swap has successfully released American Kevin King and Australian Timothy Weeks, faculty at the American University in Kabul, in exchange for captured senior militant commanders.
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Timeline: Trump's foreign policy towards Israel

Timeline: Trump's foreign policy towards Israel

Since Trump took office in 2017, the White House has taken a series of steps that have outraged the Palestinians and delighted Israel. Here are some of the key events.
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Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after nearly 10 years

Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after nearly 10 years

A Swedish prosecutor said on Tuesday she would not proceed with an investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after a review of the evidence.
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Arrests and dramatic escapes at Hong Kong's under-siege university

Arrests and dramatic escapes at Hong Kong's under-siege university

Hundreds of protesters have left the under-siege Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, most handing themselves in to police but some through daring escapes.
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Hazardous bushfire smoke smothers Sydney

Hazardous bushfire smoke smothers Sydney

Strong winds stoked more than 100 fires across Australia's east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings for the country's most populous city.
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Trump's doctor dismisses health rumors

Trump's doctor dismisses health rumors

U.S President Trump's health examination on Saturday was "routine" and he was not treated for any urgent or acute issues, his physician said in a statement on Monday. It comes after an unexpected trip to Walter Reed Medical Centre over the weekend sparked a variety of rumors.
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Hundreds withdraw from besieged HK campus

Hundreds withdraw from besieged HK campus

Hong Kong anti-government protesters that have been barricaded in the Polytechnic University attempted to flee the campus by motorbike, while a few others surrendered voluntarily.
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Johnson drops Tory plan to cut corporation tax

Johnson drops Tory plan to cut corporation tax

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told UK business leaders that he was putting on hold further cuts in corporation tax, as the December 12 general election nears.
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Hong Kong pastor offers prayers on the frontline

Hong Kong pastor offers prayers on the frontline

Wearing cross and clerical collar, Hong Kong pastor Alan Keung says he brings God's love to the masses in a different way these days, using saline to wash away tear gas fired at crowds of protesters on tumultuous streets, or helping injured police.
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U.S. softens position on Israeli settlements

U.S. softens position on Israeli settlements

The United States on Monday effectively backed Israel's right to build Jewish settlements on the occupied West Bank by abandoning its four-decade-old position that they were "inconsistent with international law." Zachary Goelman has more.
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Warren vows to protect tenants from bad landlords

Warren vows to protect tenants from bad landlords

Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Monday vowed to protect the country's 43 million renter households, releasing a plan that would help tenants fight eviction, afford their homes and retain lawyers in housing courts. Colette Luke has
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National Zoo to bid Bei Bei, bye bye

National Zoo to bid Bei Bei, bye bye

Washington’s National Zoo will soon have an empty-nester exhibit on display when Bei Bei, the 4-year-old male offspring of the zoo’s giant panda couple, sets out for China on Tuesday to help breed more of his species in his parents’ homeland.
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Trump suggests he might testify in impeachment probe

Trump suggests he might testify in impeachment probe

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said for the first time that he might be willing to testify in the impeachment inquiry over his dealings with Ukraine, even as Democrats questioned the truthfulness of his testimony in the Russia 2016 election in
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Impeachment inquiry: Why Sondland's testimony is so highly anticipated

Impeachment inquiry: Why Sondland's testimony is so highly anticipated

As the impeachment hearings enter their second week, one of the most highly anticipated testimonies will be Wednesday’s appearance from Gordon Sondland, the US ambassador to the EU.
Vatican financial regulator leaves job after police raids

Vatican financial regulator leaves job after police raids

The head of the Vatican's financial regulator is leaving his job, the Vatican said on Monday, weeks after police raids on his organization as a part of a probe into possible crimes including money laundering, connected to a multi-million dollar real
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How Brexit blurs party lines in England's 'red wall'

How Brexit blurs party lines in England's 'red wall'

With the certainty that the UK will leave the EU under a Labour government in doubt, northern English towns that are traditionally staunch in favor of the party could make a historic swing to the right.
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Russia returns captured Ukrainian navy ships

Russia returns captured Ukrainian navy ships

Ukraine's military confirmed on Monday that Russia is returning three Ukrainian naval ships that it captured in the Kerch Strait in November 2018..
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Hong Kong police lay siege at fortified university

Hong Kong police lay siege at fortified university

Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets as they pinned protesters inside a university on Monday, as China warned the UK and other Western powers not to meddle in its affairs.
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Protesters block entrance at major Iraq port

Protesters block entrance at major Iraq port

Protesters have once again blocked the entrance to Iraq's Umm Qasr commodities port near Basra, preventing employees and tankers from entering and bringing operations down by 50%.
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Austria hit by heavy snow and flooding

Austria hit by heavy snow and flooding

Austrian authorities declared a state of emergency as the country was hit by heavy snow and flooding.
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Iran's Khamenei backs fuel price hike

Iran's Khamenei backs fuel price hike

Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday backed the gasoline price rises that have caused nationwide protests, which he blamed on the Islamic Republic's opponents and foreign foes.
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Rugby star links Australia's bushfires to God's anger

Rugby star links Australia's bushfires to God's anger

Australia's prime minister on Monday rebuked former national rugby star, Israel Folau, who claimed recent deadly bushfires and a devastating drought were God's punishment for the country allowing same-sex marriage and abortion.
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North Korea's Kim supervises drills: state media

North Korea's Kim supervises drills: state media

State news agency KCNA reported that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised military drills twice in the last three days, as the U.S. and South Korea announced on Sunday that they would be postponing their joint drills. Reuters is unable to verif
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University president urges HK protesters to leave

University president urges HK protesters to leave

Protesters barricaded in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University have been urged to leave in a statement from the university head published on Monday (November 18), as clashes saw police firing tear gas and water cannons yet again in the Chinese-ruled c
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