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Biden lifts Trump sanctions on international court officials


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Biden news – live: President lifts Trump visa ban as Ted Cruz approval rating crashes after Cancun holiday


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The generous sauce that lifts this year’s Thanksgiving


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The generous sauce that lifts this year’s Thanksgiving


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UPS lifts its longstanding ban on beards for employees and scraps gender-specific dress codes in a drive to 'celebrate diversity'

UPS lifts its longstanding ban on beards for employees and scraps gender-specific dress codes in a drive to 'celebrate diversity'From now on, UPS staff can have beards and moustaches, as well as hairstyles such as "afros, braids, curls, coils, locs, twists and knots."



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Trump declares 'major breakthrough' in Syria, lifts sanctions on Turkey

Trump declares 'major breakthrough' in Syria, lifts sanctions on TurkeyPresident Trump on Wednesday declared his strategy in Syria a success amid bipartisan anger over the president's decision to pull U.S. troops from the region.



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Proposed GM contract lifts wages, closes 4 plants

Proposed GM contract lifts wages, closes 4 plantsGeneral Motors' proposed agreement to end a labor strike includes a wage increase and faster transition to fulltime status for temporary workers but permanently shuts four plants, according to a union summary released Thursday. The United Auto Workers said they achieved "key gains" during negotiations held during a strike launched on September 26, according to a 19-page summary released by the union, while UAW leadership met with local chapters to discuss the deal. The UAW announced Wednesday it had reached a preliminary bargain but said the strike would continue until its national council approved the agreement and the stoppage could be extended until the full membership votes.



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Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after powerful quake off Java

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after powerful quake off JavaIndonesian authorities lifted a tsunami warning late Friday after a powerful earthquake earlier struck off the southern coast of heavily populated Java island. The USGS initially put the quake’s magnitude at 6.8 and at a shallower depth before raising its intensity. Indonesia’s disaster agency pegged the quake at magnitude 7.4 and warned it could spark a tsunami as high as three metres (10 feet).



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Tripoli Government's Counterattack Promise Lifts Oil Jitters

Tripoli Government's Counterattack Promise Lifts Oil JittersThe operation, dubbed “Volcano of Anger,” seeks to “cleanse all Libyan cities of the aggressors,” the Government of National Accord’s military spokesman, Mohamed al-Qonuni, said in a televised statement. Fighting on the outskirts of Tripoli showed no sign of abating despite appeals for calm by global powers and the United Nations. Haftar’s self-styled Libyan National Army continued its push to enter the capital Sunday, conducting airstrikes on a road leading to Tripoli, LNA spokesman Ahmed al-Mismari said.



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US lifts UN freeze on North Korea aid

US lifts UN freeze on North Korea aidThe United States is moving quickly to lift a freeze at the United Nations on humanitarian aid to North Korea, just weeks before a planned second US-North Korean summit, according to diplomats and documents obtained by AFP. At Washington’s request, several applications from aid groups for exemptions to tough UN sanctions imposed on North Korea have been put on hold at a UN sanctions committee, some for as long as a year.



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