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World News Update, what you need to know

AAP logoAAP 16/08/2016

US President Barack Obama is launching "a full-fledged, full-throated effort" to push the Trans-Pacific Partnership mega trade deal through Congress in the final lame duck months of his presidency.

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NEW YORK - A New York City man has appeared in court and denied charges he shot and killed a Muslim cleric and his assistant on a street in the borough of Queens over the weekend.

NEW YORK - Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has a six-percentage-point lead over Republican rival Donald Trump, according to the latest Reuters/Ipsos tracking poll released.

MILWAUKEE - US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has visited Milwaukee, Wisconsin, days after the city was hit by unrest over the fatal police shooting of a black man, and said that initial evidence pointed to the shooting being justified.

NEW YORK - At least eight people have died and 20,000 people have had to be rescued because of "historic" flooding in the southern US state of Louisiana, Governor John Bel Edwards says.

ATHENS - Four people, including a nine-year-old child, have died after a boat with about 20 people on board and a speedboat collided off the Greek holiday island of Aegina near Athens, leaving others injured.

LONDON - The pound's sharp drop following Britain's vote to leave the European Union is starting to weigh on companies, particularly manufacturers, by increasing the cost of the imported raw materials and goods they require to do business.

LOS ANGELES - Amber Heard is withdrawing allegations that Johnny Depp physically abused her and has settled her divorce case with the Oscar-nominated actor.

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