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Besieged Hong Kong protesters prepare for bloody crackdown as U.S. urges restraint

Hong Kong police lay siege on Monday to a university where hundreds of anti-government protesters were bunkered down with petrol bombs and other homemade weapons, amid fears of a bloody crackdown and U.S. calls for restraint.

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The Guardian
Computer firm HP rejects takeover approach by Xerox

Board declines unsolicited proposal, despite billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s supportPersonal computer firm HP has rejected a takeover approach from printer maker Xerox, despite pressure from billionaire investor Carl Icahn to agree a merger.HP’s board of directors said on Sunday that they had unanimously rejected an unsolicited proposal from Xerox Holdings Corporation. They concluded ...

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New York Times
Gotabaya Rajapaksa Wins Sri Lanka Presidential Election

Mr. Rajapaksa, a former defense chief and brother of an ex-president, vowed to bring stability to a country still reeling from attacks on Easter Sunday.

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Pelosi says Trump's actions are worse than Richard Nixon's and suggests ...

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi alluded to Nixon's resignation after the Watergate scandal in a CBS interview broadcast Sunday on the subject of impeachment hearings, extending her unfavorable comparison of President Donald Trump to Richard Nixon.

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Sputnik News
Boris Johnson Vows EU and Non-EU Migrants Will Receive 'Equal Treatment' Post-Brexit

Concerns over immigration have been identified as a significant contributing factor to the decision by the UK to vote to leave the European Union. The ruling Conservative Party, which is kicking-off its 2019 general election, aims to politically capitalise on anti-free movement sentiment.

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The Guardian
Democratic candidates reject Obama’s warning of going too far left

‘I’m not tearing down the system,’ Bernie Sanders says in response to former president’s messageDemocratic 2020 presidential candidates have rejected criticism from former president Barack Obama, after he warned the field of White House hopefuls not to veer too far to the left because it would alienate voters.Though Obama did not mention anyone by name, the message he delivered ...

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MSNBC's Reid: 'Baghdad Bob' Stephanie Grisham's 'Job Is to Appear on Fox News'

Sunday on MSNBC's "AM Joy," host Joy Reid referred to White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham as "Baghdad Bob" as she mocked how often Grisham appears on Fox News Channel while "weirdly" not doing press conference

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Harry Styles debuts his new song on 'SNL'

Harry Styles put on quite a show Saturday, hosting "Saturday Night Live" and performing his new single "Watermelon Sugar."

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Voice of America
Pressure Mounts on Boris Johnson to Release Russian Meddling Report

An 18-month-long inquiry by a British parliamentary committee has concluded Russian meddling may have impacted Britain’s 2016 Brexit referendum, though the panel couldn't decide how much it affected the vote

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