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U.S. to raise bar for “made in America” products

Washington, July 16 : U.S. President Donald Trump ordered Monday that only products with more than 55 percent made in the United States may be considered “made in America,” eyeing to raise the bar to 75 percent in the future. Speaking at the Made in America product showcase at the White House, Trump told a group of U.S. manufacturers that ...

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7 dead in building collapses, rescue operation underway in India

At least seven people died after a guest house building collapsed owing to heavy rains in Solan district in Himachal Pradesh. The deceased include one civilian and six Army personnel. Some Army personnel are also said to be trapped under the debris of the building. The building that collapsed in Kumarhatti was a ‘Dhaba’. The rescue teams are carrying out ...

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15 dead, 133 buildings collapse in heavy rains in India’s Uttar Pradesh

At least 15 people were killed as 14 districts in Uttar Pradesh witnessed torrential rains and thunderstorms in the last four days. According to a report in news agency ANI, 15 people died, 23 animals were killed, while 133 buildings collapsed due to rain-related incidents from July 9 to 12.Rains lashed large part of eastern and western Uttar Pradesh where ...

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Death toll in Pakistan train collision rises to 23

The death toll from a train collision in central Pakistan rose to 23 on Friday after several people succumbed to their injuries overnight, officials said. The incident took place Thursday in Rahim Yar Khan district in Punjab province when a passenger train coming from the eastern city of Lahore rammed into a goods train that had stopped at a crossing. ...

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Hong Kong protests augur murky outlook for financial hub

Photo: Riot police prevent people, some are mainland Chinese tourists, from crossing a street during a face-off with protesters at the Mongkok, a popular place with mainland Chinese tourists in Hong Kong. Hong Kong, Jul 13 : It’s still the world’s “freest” economy, one of the biggest global financial centers and a scenic haven for tycoons and tourists, but the ...

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Somalia extremist attack in port city of Kismayo kills 10

Mogadishu, Jul 13 : At least 10 people, including two journalists, were killed in an extremist attack Friday on a hotel in the port city of Kismayo, a Somali official said. Abdi Ahmed, a local district official, told The Associated Press the death toll may rise as fighting is continuing inside the Asasey Hotel between the extremist gunmen and security ...

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Child suicide bomber kills 5 at Afghan wedding

A 13-year-old suicide bomber blew himself up at a wedding in eastern Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, killing five people and injuring 11 others. Police official Fayz Mohammad Babarkhil said the child blew himself up early Friday at a wedding organized by Malik Toor, a commander of a pro-government militia. Toor died in the attack, and officials said he was the likely ...

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Hospital fires 23 workers in case of excessive doses, deaths

Photo: The main entrance to Mount Carmel West Hospital is shown in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus, Jul 12 : The Ohio hospital system where excessive painkiller doses were given to dozens of patients who died fired 23 nurses, pharmacists and managers Thursday and said it is changing leadership, a sign that professional fallout from the scandal has expanded far beyond the ...

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2020 Democrats paint contrast with Trump on immigration

Photo: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a campaign stop at town hall in Peterborough, N.H., Monday, July 8, 2019. Milwaukee, Jul 12 : Democratic presidential candidates promised major changes to U.S. immigration law Thursday, contrasting their ideas to the hardline policies of President Donald Trump during a forum with Latino political activists in Milwaukee. The White ...

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Turbulence injures dozens on Air Canada flight to Australia

Photo: Responders treat a passenger on an Air Canada flight to Australia that was diverted and landed at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu on Thursday, July 11, 2019. Honolulu, Jul 12 : Intense turbulence struck an Air Canada flight to Australia on Thursday and sent unbuckled passengers flying into the ceiling, forcing the plane to land in Hawaii. ...

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