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Exclusive: China makes first major buy of U.S. soybeans since Trump-Xi meet

FILE PHOTO: A worker inspects soybeans during the soy harvest near the town of Campos Lindos, Brazil February 18, 2018. Picture taken February 18, 2018. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino/File Photo CHICAGO (Reuters) – China made its first major U.S. soybean purchases in more than six months on Wednesday, two U.S. traders said, and its first since U.S. President Donald Trump and his ...

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‘God Kind of Called Me’: Former Major League Baseball Tycoon Now Rescuing America’s Kids from Sex Trafficking

Former Los Angeles Dodgers general manager and vice president Kevin Malone has gone from fighting for wins on the baseball field to fighting for children’s lives, working to rescue them from the sex trafficking industry. Today, Malone sees himself ‏as a modern abolitionist, fighting human trafficking in Jesus’ name.  “We are a nonprofit, faith-based organization anointed by God to fight ...

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In major shift, U.S. now exports more oil than it ships in

(Reuters) – The United States last week exported more crude oil and fuel than it imported for the first time on record, according to data released on Thursday, the same day OPEC ended a meeting without a decision to curb global output to balance out the historic surge in U.S. supply. FILE PHOTO: A tug boat navigates the Houston ship ...

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France protests: Government fears ‘major violence’ in coming days

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The scene Thursday in Nantes, as school students protested education reforms The French government says it fears “major violence” in Paris on Saturday as the national “yellow vests” protest movement shows little sign of easing. The government said it was scrapping fuel tax increases in the budget – the original spark for the protests. But ...

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Christian Couple Wins Major Victory in Battle Over Nativity Scene

A Christian couple from Idaho was handed a major victory after a four-year battle that came as a result of religious discrimination. A jury in northern Idaho recently awarded the couple — Jeremy and Kristy Morris of Hayden — $75,000 in their lawsuit against West Hayden States First Addition Homeowners Association, ruling the HOA illegally discriminated against the pair on religious grounds. ...

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Brazilians elect right-wing firebrand Bolsonaro in major shift

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA (Reuters) – Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right firebrand former Army captain, won Brazil’s presidential election in convincing fashion, wooing voters with promises to gut endemic political corruption and wage a brutal battle against powerful drug gangs. Bolsonaro, who early in his legislative career declared he was “in favor” of dictatorships and demanded that Congress be disbanded, vowed after ...

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Brazil elects firebrand Bolsonaro in major swing to the right

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA (Reuters) – Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right firebrand former Army captain, won Brazil’s presidential election in convincing fashion, wooing voters with promises to gut endemic political corruption and wage a brutal battle against powerful drug gangs. Bolsonaro, who early in his legislative career declared he was “in favor” of dictatorships and demanded that Congress be disbanded, vowed after ...

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Powerful quake shakes western Greece, no major injuries

ATHENS (Reuters) – A powerful earthquake shook western Greece early on Friday, damaging a port and a 15th century monastery, but causing no major injuries, officials and local media said. A child looks at the damaged pier of the port of Zakynthos, following an earthquake off the Zakynthos Island, Greece, October 26, 2018. REUTERS/Costas Baltas The quake sent out tremors ...

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