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2018-08-07 05:27

1. Gates testifies he committed crimes with Manafort

Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates testified on Monday that he stole money from former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort, who is on trial for tax and bank fraud.

2. One dead and scores injured in Italian highway blast

At least one person has died and scores are injured after an explosion on a highway near Bologna in Italy. Police said between 60 and 70 people were injured, some with serious burns, after a tanker carrying explosive materials was in a traffic accident.

3. US-Iran sanctions: What do they mean?

The US is implementing economic sanctions on Iran after pulling out of the nuclear deal, to what end?

4. 11 kids found at squalid New Mexico compound

Authorities have arrested two men after 11 emaciated children were found living in filthy conditions at a compound in rural New Mexico last week.

5. Hopes of North Korean revival spur Chinese tourism

North Korea's proclaimed shift in national focus to economic development from nuclear arms is prompting cautious optimism across the Chinese border in Dandong, a trading hub hit hard by United Nations sanctions against Pyongyang. 

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