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Trump’s rhetoric is xenophobic, cynical: Obama

US President Barack Obama has described the rhetoric of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump as “xenophobic” and “cynical.” Obama made the comments at a news conference on Wednesday in Ottawa with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. Obama said Trump did not meet the ...

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US police more likely to use tasers on minorities: Report

A new report suggests police in the US state of Connecticut are more likely to use stun guns on minorities, another shocking revelation about police brutality in the country. The report shows Hispanics shot with stun guns, or tasers, were more likely to be fired upon multiple times than other ...

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Obama says Brexit may affect long-term global growth

US President Barack Obama says Britain’s decision to leave the European Union will raise concerns about long-term global growth. Obama said on Wednesday that preparations by central banks and finance ministers, as well as the US treasury secretary, shows that the global economy “will hold steady” in the short run. ...

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Many Syrian refugees in US are Daesh militants: Trump

US presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says “a lot” of Syrians accepted for asylum in the US are members of the Daesh (ISIL) Takfiri group. Trump criticized President Barack Obama’s refugee policy and said the number of refugees and immigrants is increasing in the US and if presumptive Democratic ...

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Boko Haram bombing kills 11 in Cameroon

A bombing attack by the Takfiri Boko Haram terrorist group has killed at least 11 people in a mosque in Cameroon. Officials said on Thursday that the bombing had occurred the previous night, when an assailant detonated his explosives as people were breaking their fast at a mosque close to ...

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4.8 million S Sudanese face hunger: UN agencies

Three United Nations agencies have warned of a hunger disaster in the crisis-hit South Sudan, saying up to 4.8 million people face critical food shortages. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the UN Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP) issued the warning in a joint statement ...

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