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Brawls between a gang of pepper-spraying anti-Trump counter-protesters and proponents of the U.S. president broke out on a Southern California beach over the weekend, authorities said.
The violence erupted when pro-Trump marchers, of about 2,000 people, at Bolsa Chica State Beach reached a group of about 30 counter-protesters, some of whom began spraying the irritant, said Capt.
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NATO wants to spend over $3B US to bolster satellite, cyber defence

NATO plans to spend 3 billion euros ($3.24 billion US) to upgrade its satellite and computer technology over the next three years as the Western military alliance adapts to new threats, a senior official said.
Seeking to deter hackers, and other threats including Iranian missiles, the investments underscore NATO's recognition that conflicts are increasingly fought on computer networks as well as in the air, on land and at sea.
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8 feared dead in Japan avalanche

Eight people are feared dead and two were in critical condition on Monday after an avalanche hit a group of high school students and teachers climbing in central Japan.
It was not immediately clear how many of the victims were students, an official said.
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New York cop quits to avoid firing after shooting unarmed teen

NEW YORK -- A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager resigned Sunday from the New York Police Department to avoid being fired following a disciplinary trial in a case that sparked outrage over police use of deadly force against black men and boys.
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'Nasty cyclone' could bring 300 km/hr winds to parts of northeast Australia

Thousands of Australians abandoned their homes as a powerful cyclone bore down on coastal towns in Queensland on Monday, while others ignored authorities' advice to evacuate with winds forecast to reach up to 300 km per hour.
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Police search for suspects after deadly nightclub shooting in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI -- Cincinnati police searched for suspects in a nightclub shooting that left one man dead and 15 other people injured and sent club patrons diving to the ground to dodge bullets in what they described as a chaotic and terrifying scene.
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Trump plans to have son-in-law head up new government office

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump is set to announce a new White House office run by his son-in-law that will seek to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector.
A senior administration official said Trump on Monday will announce the White House Office of American Innovation.
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Asian stocks weaker as failure of U.S. health care reform lingers

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - Asian stocks got off to a weak start on Monday as caution among investors prevailed with lingering doubts about the future policy agenda of the new U.S. administration following the health care reform failure.
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South Korea to seek arrest warrant for impeached ex-president Park

South Korean prosecutors said Monday that they want to arrest former President Park Geun-hye over the corruption allegations that triggered a huge political scandal and toppled her from power.
The announcement came about one week after prosecutors grilled Park for 14 hours over suspicions that she colluded with a jailed confidante to extort from companies and committed other wrongdoing.
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South Korean prosecutors push to arrest ex-president

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - South Korean prosecutors said Monday they want to arrest former President Park Geun-hye for the corruption allegations that triggered a huge political scandal and toppled her from power.
The move comes after prosecutors grilled Park for 14 hours last week over suspicions that she colluded with a jailed confidante to extort from companies and committed other wrongdoing when she was in office.
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Russians by the thousand take part in anti-corruption demonstrations

Trump, after blaming Democrats, now also faults conservatives for failed health-care bill
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MONTREAL — The Liberal government’s plan to move ahead on marijuana legalization is up in smoke, NDP leadership candidates suggested during Sunday’s leadership debate in Montreal while they also addressed a range of issues affecting youth including student debt and precarious work.
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