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China pledges Dollars 124 billion for Silk Road - 'project of the century'

Analysts say China is creating a network of countries with which it has trade agreements in order to reduce tariff barriers, as well as push for an alternative to the TPP. She called for joint plannin...

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China says 68 countries, global organizations have signed OBOR pacts

China's first ever Belt and Road summit, held in Beijing over the last two days, has reached a broad consensus and achieved positive outcomes, President Xi Jinping said on Monday. Additionally, Rmb3...

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Hillary Clinton launching new political group

Hillary Clinton launching new political group

She announced the launch of Onward Together on Twitter , with a link to the group's website, which features the slogan "Resist, insist, persist, enlist". "The American people rejected Hillary Clinton...

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Sino-US Deal Eases Access to Markets

Sino-US Deal Eases Access to Markets

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross touted the deal, which would open China's market to US beef exports after years of restrictions as a "herculean accomplishment". Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller, w...

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Europol warns of further cyberattacks on Monday morning

The massive ransomware attacks that started late Friday have locked people out of their computers and demanded hundreds of dollars from the users before they could regain control. I am anxious about...

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US spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

Aerosmith is set to perform in Tel Aviv on Wednesday. But since then, every United States president has signed a waiver every six months as authorized under the law to delay the move for national secu...

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Trump tells Liberty grads: 'Never ever give up'

Trump tells Liberty grads: 'Never ever give up'

The decision is subject to confirmation by the U.S. Senate, where Republicans have a majority. Lee is one o. And be totally unafraid to challenge entrenched interests and failed power structures. "I r...

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Facebook faces imminent shutdown in Thailand

Facebook faces imminent shutdown in Thailand

The authorities have redoubled efforts to purge the Thai web following the October ascension of the country's new king Maha Vajiralongkorn. Facebook will not block 131 items deemed defamatory to the...

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Thailand Seeks to Block Facebook Pages It Says Insult Monarchy

Thailand Seeks to Block Facebook Pages It Says Insult Monarchy

Thai authorities threatened to block Facebook on Tuesday if the social network giant does not remove content that is deemed threatening to national security or offensive to the royal family. "If we de...

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Lawmakers to Trump: Don't Appoint Politicians to Replace FBI Director

Graham said on NBC's "Meet the Press" that Trump should use this moment to "reset" the situation surrounding the Department of Justice's investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign...

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Alaska, Hawaii within range of North Korea's latest missile

The test missile reportedly flew more than 430 miles and reached an altitude of 1,245 miles before landing in the sea between North Korea and Japan, demonstrating that it could be used to target US mi...

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Trump shared sensitive information with Russians

However, The Post story and other subsequent reports didn't say that it was sources, methods or military operations discussed, but simply classified information. "This certainly raises questions a...

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Trump shared secret info about IS with Russians

President Donald Trump's top foreign policy advisers raced to contain political damage from a report saying he revealed sensitive classified information to Russia's top diplomat during an Oval Offic...

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Veteran journalist Javier Valdez killed in Mexico's Sinaloa

Valdez also contributed dispatches to the national daily La Jornada and published a book previous year about the dangers facing journalists who report honestly on the rampant crime and corruption gr...

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James Clapper destroys Trump's favorite talking point about the Russian Federation investigation

Trump also tweeted the following warning about Comey leaking to the news media. "I said, 'If it's possible would you let me know, am I under investigation?'" On Friday morning, as President Trump fa...

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Vladimir Putin's Piano Performance Caught on Camera

Putin did not specify what countries he had in mind, but he has in the past repeatedly criticised the United States for military operations in Iraq, Libya and Syria, and accused it of trying to oust l...

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Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race, backs Raisi: ISNA

Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race, backs Raisi: ISNA

But his withdrawal Monday solidified Raisi's status as the front-runner for conservatives, who have struggled in past elections to coalesce around one candidate. If Rouhani is defeated, it would indic...

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Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russians in Oval Office

Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russians in Oval Office

Revealing it "jeopardized a critical source of intelligence on the Islamic State", according to the Post - specifically by giving the Russians enough information about the nature of the source to eas...

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Ford Plans To Cut 10% Of Workforce To Boost Profits

The cuts are said to largely target salaried employees. Ford said April 27 when it reported first-quarter earnings that it planned to cut $3 billion in costs. Ford has 200,000 employees globally, h...

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US Ends Arctic Council Chairmanship By Signing Treaty on Carbon Emissions

He called for vigilance in protecting the Arctic's "fragile environment" and said the US would take other nations' interests into account as it formulates environmental policies. Ministers also signed...

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Five things NOT to buy your mom this Mothers Day

Five things NOT to buy your mom this Mothers Day

It's Mother's Day - a holiday devoted to showing appreciation to those who brought us into the world and raised us to be the people we are today. She pushed the idea to the point where President Woo...

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Warner: Senate Intel Committee would 'love' Comey to testify in open hearing

Warner: Senate Intel Committee would 'love' Comey to testify in open hearing

After four months in office, President Donald Trump has become distrustful of some of his White House staff, heavily reliant on a handful of family members and longtime aides, and furious that the Whi...

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Theresa May says not taking local election triumph for granted

That figure this time appears to be down to barely 3 per cent. Much of the Conservative Party success has been attributed to the UKIP vote switching en masse to the Tories as the anti-EU and anti-immi...

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North Korea Celebrates Test Of New, Long-Range Missile

North Korea Celebrates Test Of New, Long-Range Missile

Photos released by the North's media showed that it looked like a missile unveiled at a military parade in April to mark the 105th birthday of late founder Kim Il-sung, experts said. "Having a missile...

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China pledges USD 124 bln for Silk Road, terms it 'project of

Speaking at a major worldwide conference in Beijing , United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today drew comparisons between China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative and the Sustainable Deve...

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Immediately suspend Jadhav's death sentence: India at ICJ

Legal team led by former Solicitor General Harish Salve is representing the Indian Government. Expressing the fear that Jadhav might be executed before the hearing was over, India accused Pakistan o...

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Trump's new trade czar praises his boss

Trump's new trade czar praises his boss

Vice President Mike Pence is calling Lighthizer "uniquely qualified" for the job and says he'll help ensure the nation's trade deals benefit the American people. The ministers will also hold meetings ...

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PM promises 'robust response' to North Korea

South Korea's new president Moon Jae-in broke eight months of top-level silence between Seoul and Beijing today, placing a phone call to Xi Jinping that offered an emerging glimpse of his North Kore...

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Trump firing Comey amounts to 'high crimes', says Harvard constitutional law professor

When asked whether he could announce a nominee by Friday, when he is scheduled to leave for the Middle East and Europe on his first trip overseas as president, Trump responded, "Even that is possible"...

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Nurses back plan to ballot for strikes over pay

Nurses back plan to ballot for strikes over pay

RCN chair of council Michael Brown proposed the emergency resolution after announcing the results of an indicative pay poll which tested members' appetite for industrial action. "We've had to take har...

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