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Rescue services prepare to tow stricken cruise ship off Norway to port

Evacuation from a luxury cruise liner with engine trouble off the coast of Norway continued for a second day on Sunday, with 397 people airlifted off the vessel, while rescue services prepared to tow the ship to a nearby port, rescue workers said.

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U.S. lawmakers await details of Mueller’s Russia report

U.S. lawmakers waited on Sunday for details of a confidential report into a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a pall over President Donald Trump’s time in office and raised questions about possible collusion between the Republican’s campaign and Moscow.

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U.S. official denounces ‘choreographed’ visits to China’s Xinjiang

“Highly choreographed” tours to Xinjiang organized by the Chinese government are misleading and propagate false narratives about the troubled region, a U.S. official said, after China announced plans to invite European envoys to visit.

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Wife of Venezuelan opposition leader to Maduro: ‘Enough already!’

The wife of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido had a brief message for President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday, following the arrest of her husband’s chief of staff this week: “Enough already.”

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U.S. airlines visit Boeing as FAA awaits 737 MAX upgrades

Teams from the three U.S. airlines that own 737 MAX jets headed to Boeing Co’s factory in Renton, Washington, to review a software upgrade on Saturday, as U.S. regulators prepared to receive and review the fixes in coming weeks.

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Attorney general pores over Russia report, details may come Sunday

U.S. Attorney General William Barr pored over a special counsel report into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Moscow, and was due to release key findings perhaps as early as Sunday.

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Passengers airlifted from crippled cruise ship in storm off Norway

Rescue helicopters evacuated more than 150 people from a luxury cruise ship which suffered engine failure on Saturday in stormy weather off the west coast of Norway, police and rescue workers said.

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Flooding impairs drinking water treatment for Kansas City, Missouri

Record flooding along the Missouri River has impaired treatment of drinking supplies in Kansas City, raising health risks for infants, the elderly and other people with compromised immune systems, the municipal water service warned on Saturday.

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Attorney general pores over Russia report, details expected Sunday

U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Saturday pored over a special counsel report into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Moscow, and was due to release key findings soon.

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Clashes mark 19th weekend of French ‘yellow vest’ protests

Police fired tear gas at demonstrators in Paris and clashes broke out in other French cities on Saturday, the 19 consecutive weekend of “yellow vest” protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s government.

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At least 134 Fulani herders killed in central Mali’s worst violence yet

Gunmen killed at least 134 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack of recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.

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Turkish watchdogs to probe JP Morgan after lira plunge

Turkey’s banking watchdog said it had launched an investigation into JP Morgan and other banks over complaints it received after the lira plunged more than 4 percent and the main share index fell sharply on Friday.

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Passengers airlifted from cruise ship in storm off Norway

Rescue helicopters evacuated dozens of people from a luxury cruise ship which suffered engine failure on Saturday in stormy weather off the west coast of Norway, police and rescue workers said.

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U.S. airlines prepare for 737 MAX tests, Southwest parks jets near desert

Teams from the three U.S. airlines that own 737 MAX jets were heading to Boeing Co’s factory in Renton, Washington, to review a software upgrade on Saturday, even as Southwest Airlines Co began parking its 34 MAXs near the California desert.

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Findings of Trump-Russia report expected Sunday as Democrats vow further probes

The U.S. attorney general’s summary of a special counsel report on Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Moscow will not be delivered to lawmakers on Saturday, an official said, as Democrats vowed to investigate beyond the inquiry.

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At least 110 Fulani herders killed in central Mali’s worst violence yet

Gunmen killed at least 110 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack in recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.

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Summary of Mueller report will not come on Saturday -official

U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether the Trump campaign colluded with Moscow will not be delivered to lawmakers on Saturday, a Justice Department official said.

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Main findings of Mueller report will not be released Saturday: U.S. official

The top U.S. law enforcement official was reviewing a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election, but a U.S. Justice Department official said he is not expected to release a summary of findings to Congress and the public on Saturday.

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More than 60 Fulani herders killed in central Mali, death toll could rise

Gunmen killed more than 60 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, in one of the deadliest such attacks in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.

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Clashes break out in latest French ‘yellow vest’ protests

Police and demonstrators clashed sporadically in Paris and other French cities on Saturday as “yellow vest” protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s government took place for a 19th consecutive weekend.

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Missouri River flooding causes water treatment issues in Kansas City

Record flooding along the Missouri River, rain and melting snow have impacted water treatment in the Kansas City, Missouri area, the city’s water operator said as it advised some customers to seek medical advice about the safety of their drinking water.

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Sporadic clashes break out in latest French ‘yellow vest’ protests

Sporadic clashes broke out in Paris and other French cities on Saturday during “yellow vest” protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s government.

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Trump silent on anxiously-awaited Mueller investigation report, lawmakers urge quick release

President Donald Trump remained silent on Saturday as lawmakers awaited the main findings of a 22-month investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election and any potential wrongdoing by Trump, whose legal woes go beyond the end of the inquiry.

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Wheat fields and underpants: Brexit satire lampoons British leaders on huge march

Thousands of anti-Brexit protesters on Saturday displayed a sometimes bizarre array of placards to lampoon British leaders and Brexit with references to everything from fields of wheat to ornithology.

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Passengers airlifted from cruise ship stranded off Norway

Rescue helicopters were evacuating people from a cruise ship which suffered engine failure on Saturday in windy conditions off the west coast of Norway, police and rescue workers said.