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Last Updated = Sat, Sep 22, 2018, 03:17 pm SL Time

* Rod Rosenstein denies voicing plot to remove Trump

Sept 22 (BBC) US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has denied a report that he discussed invoking a constitutional clause to oust President Donald Trump. America's second most senior law official said the allegation was "inaccurate and factually incorrect".
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* Chinese anger at US sanctions for Russian weapons purchases

Sept 22 (BBC) China has told the US to withdraw sanctions on its military over purchases of Russian jets and missiles or "bear the consequences". The US says China has contravened US sanctions on Moscow introduced over Russian actions in Ukraine and alleged interference in US politics.
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* Iran military parade attacked by gunmen in Ahvaz

Sept 22 (BBC) Gunmen have opened fire on an Iranian military parade in the south-western city of Ahvaz, killing at least 11 people including civilians, and injuring more than 20, state media say. The attackers shot from a park near the parade and were wearing military uniforms, reports say.
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* India bishop accused of rape arrested in Kerala

Sept 22 (BBC) A bishop has been arrested in the southern Indian state of Kerala over allegations that he raped a nun 13 times times between 2014 and 2016. The 44-year-old woman registered a police complaint in June, alleging that the Catholic Church had taken no action despite repeated appeals.
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