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Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with Chinese regulators after pulling controversial app

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has met with Chinese regulators after the tech giant pulled a controversial app from its app store earlier this month because it was being used “maliciously” in Hong Kong. China’s State Administration for Market Regulation said in a statement on Thursday that Cook, who has been known to personally involve himself with Read More

Macron found out about US withdrawal from northern Syria thanks to Twitter

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French President Emmanual Macron has revealed that the first time he learned of the Trump administration’s decision to pull back US troops in the northeast of Syria was on Twitter, “like everyone else.” Speaking to the media after the Brexit-dominated European Council summit in Brussels on Friday, Macron described the Turkish offensive into northern Syria, Read More

Russian military finds new ‘definitive’ proof to back Moscow’s Arctic shelf claim – Deputy PM

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Additional research and acoustic profiling carried out by the Russian military has provided new data that puts Moscow’s claim on the resource-rich continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean beyond doubt, Deputy PM Yury Borisov said. The Defense Ministry has gathered “a large amount of data”, which will be made public during a UN commission meeting Read More

UPDATE 3-Protests grip Lebanon demanding government resigns

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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters blocked roads and burned tires across Lebanon for a second day on Friday, demanding the demise of a political elite they say looted the economy to the point of breakdown. The nationwide protests, Lebanon’s biggest in years, brought ordinary people from all sects and walks of life to the Read More

Lebanon’s ‘tax intifada’: Beirut aflame as protesters call for ‘downfall of the regime’ (VIDEOS)

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Thousands of protestors have blocked streets across Lebanon with flaming barricades, marching for a second consecutive day over new tax proposals, government ineptitude and inefficiency. The spark for the latest wave of protests came in the form of a proposed new fee of 20 cents per day for calls via voice over internet protocol (VoIP). Read More

Barcelona v Real Madrid clash POSTPONED as El Clasico falls victim to raging protests in Catalonia

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The October ‘El Clasico’ fixture between Barcelona and Real Madrid – one of the biggest meetings in club football – has been postponed due to the ongoing unrest in Catalonia. Spanish football chiefs have announced that the game due to be played at Barcelona’s Nou Camp home on October 26 will now be switched to Read More

Syrian American group says Trump deserves Nobel Peace Prize, US troops should come home

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A Syrian American doctor is spearheading an initiative to nominate President Trump for a Noble Peace Prize after Trump managed to convince Putin to throttle back on plans to seize the Syrian refugee city of Idlib in 2018, an attack that could have potentially killed upwards of 3 million civilians. Dr. Tarek Kteleh, a rheumatologist in Indiana and Read More

PM Hariri cancels cabinet meeting as protests over economic crisis sweep Lebanon for 2nd day

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Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri has cancelled a cabinet meeting amid nationwide protests, Al Manar TV said, citing the interior minister. Protesters across Lebanon blocked roads with burning tyres on Friday and marched in Beirut for a second day in demonstrations targeting the government over an economic crisis, Reuters reported. In the biggest protest in Read More

S. Korean, Japanese PMs likely to meet next week amid strained ties

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South Korea’s PM Lee Nak-yon is expected to meet Japanese PM Shinzo Abe next Thursday in what would be the highest-level talks between the two countries since Tokyo imposed export curbs in a trade and diplomatic spat, Reuters cited Seoul officials as saying on Friday. Lee is scheduled to visit Tokyo for October 22-24 to Read More

Turkey-Syria cease-fire in question after reported shelling; Mulvaney backtracks Ukraine quid pro quo comments

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Oct. 17: In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, flames and smoke billow from a fire on a target in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by shelling by Turkish forces. (AP) Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here’s what you Read More