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Barack Obama to delay withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan

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Barack Obama is to keep US troops in Afghanistan beyond next year in response to Taliban advances, including the takeover of Kunduz late last month. Obama, who was elected in ...

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Clinton in Nevada relishes debate success as win for all Democrats

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An emboldened Hillary Clinton sought to seize the momentum of what she called “a good night” at the first Democratic presidential TV debate on Wednesday, using her perceived success to ...

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Ash Carter: US will deter Russia’s ‘malign and destabilizing influence’

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The US defense chief has vowed to take “all necessary steps” against a resurgent Russia which is challenging a frustrated Washington in eastern Europe and the Middle East. Ash Carter, ...

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Vladimir Putin’s visit to Japan postponed

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Vladimir Putin’s highly anticipated visit to Japan has been postponed indefinitely, amid anger in Tokyo at Moscow’s stance on a long-running territorial dispute and concern about Russia’s involvement in the ...

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Bills to expand gun access on university campuses proposed in two US states

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Two states are proposing bills to expand access to guns on campuses and elsewhere, less than two weeks after a campus mass shooting in Roseburg, Oregon, killed nine people. On ...

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Volkswagen: secret emissions tool in 2016 cars is separate from ‘defeat’ chea

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US regulators say they have a lot more questions for Volkswagen, triggered by the company’s recent disclosure of additional suspect engineering of 2016 diesel models that potentially would help exhaust ...

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Democrats ready for Black Lives Matter question but topic gets little debate time

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Race was the most discussed political issue on Facebook during Tuesday night’s Democratic debate in Las Vegas – but on stage, it was hardly discussed. Halfway through the first Democratic ...

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​Wal​mart blames wage rise for profits warning and 2015 sales downgrade

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Walmart, the world’s biggest retailer, issued a profits warning on Tuesday and cut its sales outlook for 2015, blaming wage rises and intensifying online competition for its woes. The company ...

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EU summit will push Turkey on helping to stem flow of Syrian refugees

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An EU summit will try to thrash out solutions to Europe’s migration crisis and step up a diplomatic offensive aimed at winning Turkey’s help in stemming the flow of Syrian ...

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SNP vows no new independence ballot without big change in public opinion

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Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP leadership will put the brakes on moves towards a second independence referendum by declaring that the Scottish government will hold fire until “strong and consistent ...

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