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US canceled more than 1,000 visas for Chinese nationals deemed security risks

The Trump administration's push to block entry of students and researchers from China it believes have links to the Chinese military.

By REUTERS
10/09/2020
Trump said he knew virus was deadly but still played down crisis

"I still like playing it down, because I don't want to create a panic."

By REUTERS
10/09/2020
Emerging warmth of Turkey-Iran relationship shows myth of 'Sunni vs Shia'

Iran and Turkey ostensibly back different sides in Syria, but in recent years they have grown closer due to joint opposition to the US and also Israel. Iran and Turkey both back Hamas, for instance.

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NFL quarterback Josh Rosen signed by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Rosen, 23, was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals as the 10th overall pick in the 2018 National Football League draft.

By MARCY OSTER
09/09/2020
US blacklists ex-Lebanese ministers over Hezbollah ties, vows more action

"The United States stands with the people of Lebanon in their calls for reform and will continue to use its authorities to target those who oppress and exploit them," he added.

By REUTERS
08/09/2020
Jelly Belly founder announces Willy Wonka-esque golden ticket contest

"We're looking for you Charlie, out there," said company founder David Klein, alluding to the classic 1964's children's novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Taliban chief negotiator Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar (front) leaves after peace talks with Afghan sen
US envoy meets new Taliban chief negotiator as Afghan peace talks near

The negotiations, the result of an agreement between Washington and the Taliban, are to begin in Doha after the release of the last half-dozen or so of 5,000 Taliban prisoners.

By REUTERS
08/09/2020
An Amazon logo is seen at its centre in Darlington, County Durham, Britain September 3, 2020
US-Israeli tech firm JFrog looks to raise $428 million in US IPO

It expects its shares to be priced between $33 and $37 per share.

By REUTERS
08/09/2020
Rise.ai CEO and founder Yair Miron
Gift card use soars under the shadow of COVID-19 - new report

What are Americans looking for when they seek a gift card these days?

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