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India rescuers hunt for survivors as landslide toll hits 45

India rescuers hunt for survivors as landslide toll hits 45

MUMBAI: Rescuers in India combed through mud and debris Saturday in a desperate search for survivors as the death toll from multiple monsoon-triggered landslides climbed to 45, according to officials.

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Colombia authorises export of dried cannabis flowers

Colombia authorises export of dried cannabis flowers

BOGOTA: Colombia gave the green light Friday to export dried cannabis flowers for use in medical products in addition to allowing manufacturers to produce goods such as textiles or food containing the plant.

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White House on defensive over Hunter Biden art sales

WASHINGTON - The White House assured Friday that necessary ethical precautions would be taken around any exhibitions and sale of artwork by President Joe Biden's son, whose personal life and professional career have been peppered with controversy.

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White House on defensive over Hunter Biden art sales
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Iraqi PM to focus on US troop withdrawal in Biden meeting

BAGHDAD - Weakened by pro-Iran factions at home, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi will meet with US President Joe Biden on Monday to discuss a possible full US troop withdrawal from his country.

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Iraqi PM to focus on US troop withdrawal in Biden meeting
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Osaka in Olympic spotlight, but biracial Japanese face struggles

TOKYO - Emili Omuro was thrilled by Naomi Osaka's star turn at the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony, but the biracial teenager says Japan must do more to accept people of mixed heritage.

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Osaka in Olympic spotlight, but biracial Japanese face struggles
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Anti-lockdown protesters clash with Sydney police

SYDNEY: Thousands of anti-lockdown protesters gathered in Australia's two largest cities on Saturday, with several arrested in Sydney after violent clashes with police.

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Anti-lockdown protesters clash with Sydney police
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India rescuers hunt for survivors as landslide toll hits 45

MUMBAI: Rescuers in India combed through mud and debris Saturday in a desperate search for survivors as the death toll from multiple monsoon-triggered landslides climbed to 45, according to officials.

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India rescuers hunt for survivors as landslide toll hits 45
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Colombia authorises export of dried cannabis flowers

BOGOTA: Colombia gave the green light Friday to export dried cannabis flowers for use in medical products in addition to allowing manufacturers to produce goods such as textiles or food containing the plant.

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Colombia authorises export of dried cannabis flowers
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Afghan lawmakers voice alarm on air force as US withdrawal nears

WASHINGTON - Afghan lawmakers on Friday voiced alarm that their air force was depleted in the face of a Taliban offensive, as they asked the United States to finalize assistance ahead of a troop withdrawal.

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Afghan lawmakers voice alarm on air force as US withdrawal nears
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US, Russia to hold new talks to encourage stability

WASHINGTON - The United States and Russia will hold high-level talks next week in the second bid in as many months to encourage stability in the tense relationship, officials said Friday.

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US, Russia to hold new talks to encourage stability
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El Salvador seeks arrest of ex-president Sanchez Ceren for graft

SAN SALVADOR - El Salvador's attorney general has issued an arrest warrant for leftist former president Salvador Sanchez Ceren and announced the apprehension of several ex-ministers on charges of embezzling state funds.

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El Salvador seeks arrest of ex-president Sanchez Ceren for graft
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White House on defensive over Hunter Biden art sales

WASHINGTON - The White House assured Friday that necessary ethical precautions would be taken around any exhibitions and sale of artwork by President Joe Biden's son, whose personal life and professional career have been peppered with controversy.

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White House on defensive over Hunter Biden art sales
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NASA selects SpaceX for mission to Jupiter moon Europa

WASHINGTON - NASA on Friday said it had selected SpaceX to launch a planned voyage to Jupiter's icy moon Europa, a huge win for Elon Musk's company as it sets its sights deeper into the solar system.

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NASA selects SpaceX for mission to Jupiter moon Europa