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Natives In Mexico Denounce Illegal Sale Of Sacred Island

Tatei Haramara island.

MEXICO -- Members of the Wixarika Tatei Haramara Council of Nayarit, Mexico have denounced the illegal sale of one of their sacred ceremonial sites, Tatei Haramara island, to two “ghost” tourism companies.

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S. Korea's Renowned Stage Director Apologises For Sexual Misconduct

Lee Youn-taek.

SEOUL -- Lee Youn-taek, a renowned theatrical writer-director, on Monday apologised to victims of his alleged sexual misconduct spanning at least 18 years, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

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Trump Blasts Oprah Over 60 Minutes Episode

Pic: ReutersU.S. President Donald Trump blasted media mogul Oprah Winfrey on Twitter on Sunday night over a segment on CBS’s 60 Minutes program and again said he hoped she would face him as an opponent in the 2020 presidential race.

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Cold Front To Chill China Tomorrow

BEIJING -- A cold front from northwest is expected to sweep across most parts of China from Tuesday while the rain continues to pour in the south, China's Xinhua news agency quoted the national observatory as saying on Monday.

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Moon Urges 'Resolute' Measures Against US Trade Barriers

South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

SEOUL -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday ordered his government to consider all available measures to counter what he called "unfair" US trade safeguards against South Korean products, including a dispute settlement process at the World Trade Organization (WTO), Yonhap news agency reported.

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Trump Stays Quiet On Shooting Victims, Fumes Over Russia

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump spent the holiday weekend hunkered down at his Florida estate, watching cable television news, grousing to club members and advisers and fuming over the investigation of Russian election meddling.

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Authorities Carry Out Biggest Drug Bust In South Australian History

CANBERRA -- A record 313 kg of methamphetamine en route to South Australia was seized by Australian Federal Police (AFP) officers, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Philippine Authorities Arrest Egyptian Man Suspected Of Being A Terrorist

MANILA -- Philippine authorities have arrested an Egyptian man suspected of being a member of an extremist group, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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New Zealand Pushes For Text Of Reinvigorated Trans-Pacific Trade Pact To Go Public This Week

Pic: ReutersWELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday her country was pushing hard for the final text of the revived Trans-Pacific trade pact to be released on Wednesday when her government publishes its own assessment of the deal.

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All 65 Passengers, Crew Feared Dead In Iranian Plane Crash

DUBAI: All 65 passengers and crew were feared dead in a plane crash in central Iran on Sunday after the domestic flight came down in bad weather in a mountainous region.

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