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China, U.S. kick off new round of tariffs imposition in trade war. Reuters.
Stocks shiver as new U.S.-China tariffs add to global gloom. Reuters.
China takes cautious steps with new tariffs, leaving most to December. CNBC.
West Texas gunman killed seven and wounded 22, including toddler. Reuters.
Texas shooter who killed 7 in Odessa identified. USA Today.
Israel and Hezbollah in Lebanon
Hezbollah fires anti-tank missiles at Israeli targets. Voice of America.
Israel, Hezbollah exchange fire along Lebanon border. Reuters.
Netanyahu: Israel ready for any scenario after Hezbollah clash. Reuters.
Iran praises Hezbollah missile attack on IDF targets. Times of Israel
Iran says Hezbollah’s attack on Israel’s army was a retaliatory move: IRNA. Reuters.
U.S. backs Israel’s right to self-defense in Lebanon border tensions. Reuters.
U.S./Taliban Peace Deal
U.S., Taliban near Afghanistan deal, fighting intensifies in north. Reuters.
Taliban attack second Afghan city in 2 days as peace deal nears. New York Times.
Hong Kong Protests Intensify Over Weekend
Hong Kong on edge after weekend of clashes, airport disruption. Reuters.
Hurricane Dorian wreaks havoc in the Bahamas with ‘catastrophic’ winds reaching 225 miles per hour. The Telegraph.
Pope Francis rescued by firemen after getting stuck in Vatican elevator. Washington Post.
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