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Sanders had heart attack, doctors confirm as he is released

Washington, United States | AFP | Doctors confirmed on Friday that US Senator Bernie Sanders suffered a heart attack three days ago, as they announced that he had been released from the hospital in Las Vegas. Sanders, 78, said he felt “great,” according to a statement from his campaign for …

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EU governments, Uganda’s Kasaija warn about crypto-currencies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & AFP | A day after Uganda’s Finance Minister Matia Kasaija warned about the use of crypto-currencies, European governments are asking questions about Libra, forcing Facebook’s partners to reconsider. Mastercard, Visa and other financial partners being enlisted to oversee Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra are having second thoughts …

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Trump warns US about coup plotters

Washington, United States | AFP | Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced the impeachment inquiry threatening his presidency as a “coup,” as his administration pushed back hard against the investigation. Trump’s comments came after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pressed to prevent or delay five former or current State Department staffers …

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Trump wants to meet whistleblower in Ukraine scandal

Washington, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump said Sunday he wants to meet the anonymous whistleblower at the center of the scandal threatening his presidency. Trump has been relatively quiet this weekend but in a series of evening tweets he also blasted Democratic lawmakers and the media as …

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Show ‘evidence’ Iran attacked Saudi oil facility: Rouhani

New York, United States | AFP | Iranian President Hassan Rouhani challenged the US and others Thursday to provide evidence to back up their accusations that Tehran carried out this month’s attack on a Saudi oil facility. “Those who make the allegations must provide the needed proof. What is your evidence?” …

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