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  World   Americas  20 Aug 2019

World, Americas, 20 Aug 2019

Brazil: Bus Hijacker shot dead, all hostages released 'unharmed'

The hijacker reportedly freed several people during the siege as police began negotiations with him.

20 Aug 2019 8:19 PM

Watch: Alligator crosses over fence in Florida

Facebook user shared pictures and a video of the alligator scaling the wire fence at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, reports WTVM.

20 Aug 2019 2:53 PM

Plans detailed for first US mission to land on moon since Apollo

Astrobotic said Peregrine would be the first American spacecraft to touch down on the moon since Apollo astronauts touched down in 1972.

20 Aug 2019 2:44 PM

Woman visits hospital to treat kidney stones, give birth to triplets

Dannette said that despite having two other children, she didn’t know she was 34 weeks pregnant.

20 Aug 2019 2:11 PM

US tests medium-range missile after exiting INF treaty with Russia

The missile was launched on Sunday from the US Navy-controlled San Nicolas Island off the coast of Los Angeles, California.

20 Aug 2019 2:08 PM

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In retrial, El Salvador acquits woman accused of killing her stillborn child

Evelyn Hernandez was previously convicted of intentionally inducing an abortion and had already served 3 yrs of 30-yr prison sentence.

20 Aug 2019 1:49 PM

White House considering cutting tax to avoid recession: report

Also under consideration is reversing new tariffs the Trump administration imposed on Chinese goods.

20 Aug 2019 1:43 PM

Jeffrey Epstein signed his will 2 days before committing suicide

Court papers filed last week in the US Virgin Islands list no details of beneficiaries but valued the estate at more than USD 577 million.

20 Aug 2019 10:43 AM

Twitter, FB accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests

Twitter said it suspended 936 accounts and the operations appeared to be a coordinated state-backed effort originating in China.

20 Aug 2019 10:32 AM

‘No Trump hotel for Greenland,’ mocks US President

Greenland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs insisted on Friday the resource-rich island was ready to talk business, but was not for sale.

20 Aug 2019 10:00 AM

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After 'cutting back' USD 1.3 billion aid relations with Pak improved: Trump

Earlier, Trump administration cancelled USD 300 million in military aid to Islamabad for not doing enough against terror groups active.

20 Aug 2019 9:22 AM

'Tough situation,' says Trump after calls with Modi, Imran Khan

However, Michael Kugelman, from the Widrow Wilson Center think-tank, said the presidential tweet makes a good optics for Pakistan.

20 Aug 2019 8:32 AM

'Moderate rhetoric with India': Trump tells Imran Khan after phone call with Modi

Trump's call with Khan - the second in less than a week - came soon after a 30-minute conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

20 Aug 2019 8:13 AM

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