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US sanctions China for buying Russian fighter jets, missiles
Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration imposed sanctions on the Chinese military on Thursday for buying fighter jets and missile systems from Russia, in breach of a sweeping U.S. sanctions law punishing Moscow for meddling in the 2016 U.S.... ---

Syracuse New York shooting 'leaves seven injured'
Shots rang out as a family met to celebrate the life of a loved one who had recently died, reports say.

Mother of 7-year-old rape victim in India says attacker should be hanged
After raping the 7-year-old girl with a water hose in New Delhi, the attacker handed her 10 rupees and a piece of chocolate in exchange for her silence, according to her mother. He then left her -- a towel around her waist and bleeding -- near her home.

Trump, at Vegas rally, calls for border wall, urges voters to 'Keep America Great'
At a rally in Las Vegas on Thursday evening, President Trump blasted Democrats for obstructing his plans to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and urged voters to go to the polls to push back against a Democratic "blue wave" in the midterm elections.

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Mexico's frugal president-elect stuck for hours on commercial flight
Mexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who has vowed to sell the presidential jet and fly commercial after taking power, was stuck on the tarmac for several hours after bad weather closed the capital's airport.

Netanyahu support for Trump on UNRWA exposes political-military divide.
Netanyahu support for Trump on UNRWA exposes political-military divide.When the Trump administration announced last month it would immediately cut all US aid for UNRWA, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immediately hailed it as a “praiseworthy” and “important” decision. Established to care for hundreds of thousands of Palestinians displaced by the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East has long been a punching bag for Israeli politicians. It upends a 50-year old accommodationist policy supported by the defense establishment, which considers UNRWA’s social welfare work – for all its political warts – as a stabilizing force among some 2.1 million registered refugees in the West Bank and Gaza.