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    VOA news 2019-07-09

    This is VOA news. I'm Marissa Melton. President Trump is cutting off Britain's ambassador to Washington. AP Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani reports from the White House. The cables published yesterday show Kim Darroch calling the administration "dysfunctional" and "inept." ...

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    BBC news 2019-07-09

    BBC news with David Harper. Donald Trump has announced that he will no longer deal with the U.K's ambassador in Washington Sir Kim Darroch, following the leaked email written by the diplomat, which criticized the president's administration. Mr.Trump also attacked the way British prime mini...

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    VOA news 2019-07-08

    This is VOA news. I'm Liz Parker. The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Kevin McAleenan, is disputing reports of the inadequate conditions in crowded detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border. At the same time, some member of Congress are calling for improved treatment...

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    BBC news 2019-07-08

    BBC news with Julie Chandler. Greece's socialist prime minister Alexis Tsipras has been heavily defeated in a snap general election that he has called to try to consolidate his position. He's telephoned his rival Kyriakos Mitsotakis of the center-right pro-democracy party to concede and co...

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    VOA news 2019-07-07

    This is VOA news. I'm Jim Bertel. Emergency workers in Ridgecrest, California, are assessing damage after a second major earthquake struck on Friday night. No deaths or major injuries have been reported from it or Thursday's earthquake. But as VOA's Michael O'Sullivan reports, Friday's ...

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    BBC news 2019-07-07

    BBC News with Debbie Russ. Emergency officials in southern California are warning more potential dangerous aftershocks following the biggest earthquake in the U.S state for 20 years. The 7.1 magnitude quake caused significant damage although major cities were not significantly affected. ...

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    BBC news 2019-07-06

    BBC news with Maria Marshal. President Trump has threatened to issue an executive order to get the controversial question about citizenship into the 2020 census . Supreme Court has ruled against including the question. Government’s lawyers are looking for new legal grounds for including it...

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    VOA news 2019-07-06

    This is VOA news. I'm Jim Bertel. The Trump administration is still looking for a legal way around Supreme Court decision blocking the inclusion of a citizenship question on next year's census. AP's Mark Sherman has more. There has been a dizzying series of events and the latest is t...

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    VOA news 2019-07-05

    This is VOA news. I'm Marissa Melton. The United States today marks its birth as a nation. President Trump has added a new feature such as a show of military equipment and a presidential speech at the Lincoln Memorial. He is billing it as a salute to America and "the show of a lifetime....

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    BBC news 2019-07-05

    BBC news. Iran has summoned Britain's ambassador following the seizure of an oil tanker by British marine in the straits of Gibraltar. Tehran says the vessel is Iranian, and the seizure an act of piracy. It was suspected trying to deliver Iranian oil to Syrian in breach of EU's sanctions. ...