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April 23,2017 04:20
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March for Science draws big crowds, clever signs across US

Tens of thousands of people turned out in cities across the United States and beyond on Saturday for Earth Day events billed as a "celebration of science" to counter what organizers say is a growing disregard for evidence-based knowledge in Washington.
April 22,2017 22:20
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How US, Indonesia can both win from strengthening ties

The penultimate stop on US Vice President Mike Pence's tour to Asia was to Indonesia, a strategic move that should send positive signs about the Trump administration's engagement to trade in the region.
April 22,2017 13:40
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US spacecraft to take slingshot dive inside Saturn's rings

NASA's Cassini spacecraft soared past Saturn's biggest moon for the last time on Saturday, tapping its gravity to slingshot into a series of exploratory dives inside the planet's rings, followed by a final fatal plunge into the gas giant.
April 22,2017 12:40
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Pence says US will honor refugee deal with Australia

US Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that the United States would "honor" a refugee resettlement agreement forged with Australia in the closing days of the Obama administration, despite it previously being described by US President Donald Trump as a "dumb deal."
April 22,2017 06:40
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Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday the United States would honor a controversial refugee deal with Australia, under which the United States would resettle up to 1,250 asylum seekers, a deal President Donald Trump had described as "dumb".
April 22,2017 06:40
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Exclusive: Vomitoxin makes nasty appearance for US farm sector

A fungus that causes “vomitoxin” has been found in some U.S. corn harvested last year, forcing poultry and pork farmers to test their grain, and giving headaches to grain growers already wrestling with massive supplies and low prices.
April 19,2017 20:20
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US justices lean towards church in key religious rights case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared poised to expand religious rights and potentially narrow the separation of church and state after liberal and conservative justices alike signalled support for a church denied Missouri taxpayer funds for a playground project.
April 18,2017 18:20
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US housing starts drop; automobiles undercut factory output

U.S. homebuilding fell in March after unseasonably mild weather buoyed activity in February and manufacturing output dropped for the first time in seven months, further indications that economic growth braked sharply in the first quarter.
April 18,2017 18:20
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US Treasurys edge higher as investors focus on data, auctions

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence reassured Japan of American commitment to reining in North Korea's nuclear and missile ambitions on Tuesday, after warning that U.S. strikes in Syria and Afghanistan showed the strength of its resolve.
April 17,2017 21:40
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Dollar dips, gold gains on global risks; US stocks bounce

U.S. stocks rose after three straight sessions of losses as investors shifted their focus to earnings and the greenback steadied after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said dollar strength is good over long periods of time.
April 16,2017 23:40
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China, Russia send ships after U.S. aircraft carrier

China and Russia have dispatched intelligence-gathering vessels from their navies to chase the USS Carl Vinson nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, which is heading toward waters near the Korean Peninsula, multiple sources of the Japanese government revealed ...
April 13,2017 11:40
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Trump comments trigger US dollar, bond yield slide

The U.S. dollar and Treasury yields slid on Thursday and were on track for their biggest weekly declines this year, after U.S. President Donald Trump said that he would like to see interest rates stay low and that the greenback was too strong.
April 12,2017 06:20
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AG Sessions vows to confront cartels, gangs on visit to US-Mexico border

Attorney General Jeff Sessions called Tuesday for a new focus on immigration enforcement during his first visit as the nation’s top law enforcement officer to the U.S.-Mexico border, vowing to confront the gangs and cartels plaguing the region and declaring: “This is a new era, this is the Trump era.”
April 11,2017 17:20
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US, Russia jab over Syria before diplomatic talks in Moscow

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Moscow Tuesday with an ultimatum for Russia: Side with the U.S. and likeminded countries on Syria, or embrace Iran, militant group Hezbollah and embattled Syrian leader Bashar Assad.