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    VOA news 2019-05-25

    This is VOA news. I'm David Byrd. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will send about 1,500 American troops to the Middle East mostly as a protective measure amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the deployment involved relatively small number of troops. "I don't t...

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    BBC news 2019-05-25

    BBC News with Maria Marshall. Boris Johnson , a favorite to succeed Theresa May as British Prime Minister, has declared that under his leadership, Britain would leave the European Union in October with or without a deal. The former Foreign Minister who drove the leave campaign in 2016 Refe...

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    VOA news 2019-05-24

    This is VOA news. I'm David Byrd. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to build a "strong and inclusive" country as the charismatic but polarizing leader swept back to power in the world's largest democracy with an even bigger mandate than he won five years ago. His Hindu nation...

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    CNN news 2019-05-24

    Early election results from India headline today's edition of CNN 10. Afterward, we're sitting down with a world explorer to discuss what he's learned about societies where people live longer. Please note that next week will be our last week of production for the season. Afterward, CNN 10 returns...

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    CNN news 2019-05-23

    Almost two years and two months after the United Kingdom started the process of formally separating from the European Union, the Brexit continues to see challenges. In CNN's Freedom Project series, a Fijian woman describes a life of forced labor in another free country. And in the capital of Sout...

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    VOA news 2019-04-23

    This is VOA news. I'm David Byrd. A rare bipartisan commitment between the White House and Congress to make sweeping changes on infrastructure dramatically collapsed on Wednesday. As AP's Sagar Meghani reports, President Donald Trump abruptly walked out of a meeting with House Speaker N...

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    BBC news 2019-05-24

    BBC news with Danielle Yalovetzky. The US Justice Department has unveiled 17 new charges against the Wiki Leaks founder Julian Assange. Mr.Assange was first charged last month over his alleged role in publishing hundreds of thousands of US military documents in 2010. In a new and much wide...

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    BBC news 2019-05-23

    I’m Debby Russ with the BBC news. Pressure has been intensified for the British Prime Minister Theresa May to step down following the resignation of a key cabinet minister. Andre L, who is a prominent campaigner for Brexit, has announced that he's leaving the government because she no long...

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    VOA news 2019-05-22

    This is VOA news. I'm Marissa Melton. U.S. defense officials held a closed-door session with members of Congress Tuesday to brief them on the latest tensions with Iran. Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said steps taken to bolster U.S. defenses in the Persian Gulf have dete...