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Democratic debate: Elizabeth Warren under attack

Democratic White House front-runner Elizabeth Warren has found herself under fierce attack from her rivals in a live television debate. Contenders accused the Massachusetts senator of dodging a question on whether she would raise taxes. Twelve White House hopefuls squared off in the primetime forum, with two other front-runners also under pressure. Joe Biden has […]

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Catalan protests: Fresh clashes after Spain jails separatist leaders

Media playback is unsupported on your device Thousands of people in Catalonia have rallied in support of the region’s independence from Spain for a second day, leading to clashes with police. Fires were started and protesters attempted to storm government offices in Barcelona, the regional capital. It follows the sentencing on Monday of nine Catalan […]

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Turkey-Syria offensive: Russia vows to prevent clashes with Assad forces

Media playback is unsupported on your device Russia has said it will not allow clashes between Turkish and Syrian forces, as Turkey’s military offensive in northern Syria continues. “This would simply be unacceptable… and therefore we will not allow it, of course,” said Moscow’s special envoy for Syria, Alexander Lavrentyev. The withdrawal of US troops […]

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US police officer charged over bedroom shooting

Media playback is unsupported on your device A US police officer who shot dead a black woman in her bedroom on Saturday has been held and charged with murder. Police in Forth Worth, Texas, wrote on Twitter that Aaron Dean was being held in the Tarrant County jail. On Monday police chief Ed Kraus told […]