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  1. Hong Kong Protests

    The president of Hong Kong's Chinese University, which anti-government protesters have turned into a fortress stockpiled with petrol bombs and bows and arrows, threatened on Friday to call in "assistance" unless all non-students leave.

  2. Trump Impeachment

    Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, testified on the second day of impeachment hearings Friday that her abrupt removal by President Donald Trump's administration played into the hands of "shady interests the world over" with dangerous intentions toward the United States.

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    A Southern California high school student killed two classmates and wounded three others on Thursday, pulling a .45 calibre semiautomatic handgun from his backpack and emptying it in a matter of seconds as the school day began.

  4. Sri Lanka

    Sri Lankans will elect a new president on Saturday in a "finely balanced" race between the early favourite, former defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa, and government minister Sajith Premadasa, who has gained momentum in recent weeks.

  5. Federal Reserve Powell

    Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Thursday urged Congress to tackle the growing budget deficit but also underscored the current health of the nation's economy.