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All countries should respect each others' sovereignty, says Xi

OBOR is a project that will create a vast network of sea and land routes across dozens of countries where China would reportedly, spend $1 trillion on railways lines, roads, ports and other infrastr...

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British PM Theresa May's Conservatives make gains in local elections

On the eve of the vote, Mrs May lashed out at Brussels over the Brexit talks, accusing officials of hardening their position to affect the outcome of next month's election. Party leader Paul Nuttall c...

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In Trump Abbas-Meet, Hope Springs Eternal as Peace Prospects Run Dry

Over the course of his campaign, Trump hinted at dropping the traditional two-state solution past presidents have supported (he also mulled moving the USA embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusal...

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No need for special prosecutor on Russia scandal: White House

Sanders served as National Political Director for her father, Mike Huckabee's 2008 presidential bid. Culloton called the White House press secretary a valuable learning tool. A "good man" does not...

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Trump calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said that the missile was sacked shortly after 5 a.m. The White House said President Donald Trump "cannot imagine that Russia is pleased" with North Korea's lates...

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India skips China's BRF summit ceremony

Xi described the "Belt and Road" initiative as a "project of the century" before pledging an additional 100 billion yuan ($14.5 billion) for China's Silk Road Fund, 380 billion yuan in new lending for...

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North Korea tests missile as United States and Japan gather for war games

The White House in a statement took note of the missile landing close to Russia's Pacific coast and said that North Korea has been "a flagrant menace for far too long". "The president said we are leav...

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France swears in new leader: Emmanuel Macron

France swears in new leader: Emmanuel Macron

Several roads were also blocked for the swearing-in ceremony. Macron will officially take power on Sunday following an inauguration ceremony with his pred. He noted his accomplishments in getting the ...

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Trump's tax law firm has 'deep' ties to Russian Federation

The attorneys wrote a letter in March that was released by the White House Friday. The lawyers, who have served as tax attorneys for Trump and the Trump Organization since 2005, did not release the ...

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Election Commission extends EVM hackathon challenge to all political parties

Election Commission extends EVM hackathon challenge to all political parties

However, there was no official word from the EC on Sisodia's claims so far. The AAP has been vocal in alleging that EVMs were tampered with in the assembly elections in Punjab and the civic polls in...

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Local ranchers optimistic about new U.S. trade deal with China

Local ranchers optimistic about new U.S. trade deal with China

The president of the Nebraska Farm Bureau is celebrating the news. The beef exports and electronic payments in the agreement have always been promised by China . The administration announced on Th...

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China calls for 'restraint' after N.Korea missile test

Washington has been looking to China for help in reining in Kim and the missile test is likely to embarrass Beijing, which is hosting a summit Sunday to promote its ambitious global trade infrastructu...

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North Korea launches ballistic missile despite South Korea's offer of talks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has strongly condemned rival North Korea's missile test-launch as a "clear" violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and a "serious challenge" to global peace ...

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Schumer: Sessions 'Seems To Be Violating' His Recusal From Russia Probe

Schumer: Sessions 'Seems To Be Violating' His Recusal From Russia Probe

Virginia Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee, proposed the idea after President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey last week. Schumer listed his criteria...

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Trump Considering At Least Four People for FBI Director, Including Gowdy

Trump Considering At Least Four People for FBI Director, Including Gowdy

He says promoting an FBI agent to lead the bureau would allow the nation to "reset" amid accusations that Trump fired Comey to impede the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential e...

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Korea test-fires missile, challenging new leader in South

As CNN points out, this is the 10 attempted missile launch since Trump was inaugurated in January. "China opposes relevant launch activities by North Korea that are contrary to Security Council re...

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Trump says 'everybody', not just Australia, has better healthcare than US

US President Donald Trump says Obamacare is "essentially dead" after the House of Representatives passes a Republican healthcare bill. " Thank you Mr. On Thursday night, Trump raised eyebrows when ...

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North Korea conducts yet another missile test, ratcheting up tensions

Washington has been looking to China for help in reining in Kim and the missile test is likely to embarrass Beijing , which is hosting a summit Sunday to promote its ambitious global trade infrastruc...

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Xi, new South Korean leader talk nuclear

Moon, a former human-rights lawyer, also stressed the importance of the decades-old alliance between the two countries amid concerns that they may face friction over how to deal with North Korea. The ...

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President Trump and Vladimir Putin Had a 'Very Good' Phone Call

The White House says Trump and Putin discussed the creation of safe zones in Syria , but there was no mention of this in the Kremlin readout of the call. Merkel pushed Putin at a frosty encoun...

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White House says fourth detention of United States citizen in N. Korea "concerning"

The U.N.'s special rapporteur on human rights in North Korea has not visited, nor did any of his predecessors. Despite constant American efforts to find common ground over reining in North Korea, tim...

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China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road, says open to everyone

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum at the China National Convention Center (CNCC) in Beijing, Sunday, May 14, 2017. Most of the Chinese financin...

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With new president, new faces for French parliament

Le Pen will be president and the European project will go to the dogs". Macron's laid the groundwork for his transition to power, announcing a visit to Germany and a name change for his political move...

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Bharara rips Trump for inviting 'admitted killer' to White House

Bharara rips Trump for inviting 'admitted killer' to White House

Duterte's statement on President Donald Trump's invitation is seen to come at a time when the Philippines is giving priority to its relations with China. Duterte is best known for the extrajudicia...

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Syria Safe Zones To Open On Friday

Alexander Lavrentyev's comments Friday come a day after talks in Kazakhstan, where Russia , Iran and Turkey agreed to establish the zones in Syria . If it worked, the ceasefire could be extended w...

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Trump Insists He Is Not Under Investigation

He's a grandstander". This version of events conforms to what Trump wrote in his letter dismissing Comey. This was an apparent reference to Wednesday's press briefing, where White House deputy press...

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Man City stalwart to leave after nine-year Etihad stay

Man City stalwart to leave after nine-year Etihad stay

The incident has been best described by Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare - "a freak accident" - one that we might not get to see in the near future. "When I saw the reaction from Willy, I understood...

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Trump at Liberty: 'Be willing to face criticism'

Trump at Liberty: 'Be willing to face criticism'

President Donald Trump says "so much has changed" since he last spoke at Virginia's Liberty University in January 2016 - when he delivered the convocation address at one of the country's most prom...

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North Korea claims United States tried to assassinate Kim Jong

North Korea claims United States tried to assassinate Kim Jong

The North's ministry of state security said in a statement on Friday that the Central Intelligence Agency "assassination by use of biochemical substances including radioactive substance and nano poi...

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President open to war games with China in Sulu

President open to war games with China in Sulu

The latest ASEAN communique, which came at the end of its summit in the Philippine capital, Manila on Sunday, appeared to remove phrases such "land reclamation and militarization". He added that "ther...

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