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The top stories from today’s news

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The top stories from today’s news –

1. The United States and China have agreed to a ‘phase one’ trade deal that will see Beijing buying more American agricultural products in return for the US rolling back some tariffs.

2. European Union leaders have failed to agree on a new budget for the bloc amid divisions over how to fund projects post-Brexit.

3. At least 33 people have been killed and dozens injured in clashes between protesters and security forces in Iraq.

4. The Vietnamese prime minister has announced he will not seek re-election, making him the first leader in the country’s history to step down voluntarily.

5. Ukrainian authorities say they have arrested a suspect in the killing of an Iranian-British woman who was shot dead while out jogging near her home in Kiev last month.


President Trump has decided to replace National Security Adviser John Bolton, saying he “disagreed strongly” with his views. Bolton, a hawk on Iran and North Korea, was one of the most influential voices in the administration. Trump also announced that he will name a new national security adviser next week.

Elsewhere, the FDA has recalled several popular heartburn medications due to cancer concerns. The drugs, which are known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), are available over the counter and by prescription. The FDA says that PPIs can increase the risk of stomach cancer.

Finally, a new study finds that people who use e-cigarettes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those who don’t smoke at all. The study, which is being presented at an American Society of Clinical Oncology conference, is the first to link e-cigarettes with an increased risk of cancer.


1. A man was arrested in connection with a string of arsons that have occurred in the city over the past month.
2. The city council is set to vote on a proposal that would raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
3. A new study has found that the number of people living in poverty in the city has increased over the past year.
4. The police department is investigating a series of shootings that have occurred in recent weeks.
5. The school district is considering a plan to close several schools due to declining enrollment.

The top story today was about the CEO of a major corporation who was caught embezzling money. The second story was about a new study that shows that sugar is not as bad for you as previously thought. The third story was about a new product that is being released that promises to help you lose weight.


1. US ‘closely monitoring’ situation in Hong Kong amid protests
2. Mexico’s ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison
3. UK government wins landmark Brexit case in Supreme Court
4. Israeli PM Netanyahu indicted on corruption charges
5. North Korea test-fires two projectiles into the sea
6. Protests in Sudan after military refuses to hand over power to civilians
7. At least 30 people killed in Somalia hotel attack


The most popular stories from today’s news – (What Was the News Today?)
-President Trump called for a “total and complete shutdown” of Muslims entering the United States.
-The Treasury Department announced new sanctions against North Korea.
-The House of Representatives voted to repeal Obamacare.
-A federal judge ruled that Texas can’t deny birth certificates to children of undocumented immigrants.


The most popular stories from today’s news – (What Was the News Today?)

1. A new study shows that traffic congestion in the Greater Toronto Area is costing the economy billions of dollars each year.
2. The Ontario government says it will begin testing all patients for COVID-19 who show up at hospital emergency rooms with respiratory symptoms.
3. A man in his 70s has become the latest victim of a spate of shootings in Brampton, Ont., that has left five people dead and two others injured in the past week.
4. The Toronto Blue Jays’ home opener against the New York Yankees has been postponed due to bad weather.

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