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Trump said about the isolated state's recent threats to the US and its disturbing steps toward nuclear proliferation. Since the failure of the GOP health care bill in the House almost three weeks ago, the White House and Republicans have been trying to revive Obamacare repeal in new talks.
  • After abstaining on UN Syria vote, China backs political fix

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    This kind of historical injustice must be corrected". Israel has called the pre-1967 borders "indefensible", though they were also endorsed by the United States during the Obama administration. Wang Yi asserted that China remains convinced that an early settlement to the Israel-Palestine question would contribute towards peace in the Middle East and the defeat of terrorism in the region.
  • Trump told China's President about Syria strike over 'beautiful chocolate cake'

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    What does he do?" "And I said: 'Mr President, let me explain something to you ... we've just launched 59 missiles, heading to Iraq" But Trump misspoke on Fox, saying the United States attacked Iraq instead of Syria. The US President told a TV interviewer that he gave the order for a retaliatory strike while having dinner with President Xi Jinping at his luxury Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida last week.
  • Dollar Slumps After Trump Backs Off on China

    Dollar Slumps After Trump Backs Off on China

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    The dollar was down 0.4 per cent against the yen, which is a favourite in uncertain times due to Japan's position as the world's largest creditor nation. The dollar was 0.1 lower early on Thursday at 108.86 yen JPY= , lingering near the lowest point since November 17 hit earlier in the session. Dow e-minis were down 39 points, or 0.19 percent, with 27,907 contracts changing hands.
  • Minnesota senators press United Airlines about passenger dragged from plane

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    The passenger who was violently dragged from his seat on a United Airlines flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport signalled on Wednesday (12 April) that he will pursue legal action against the airline or the city of Chicago. On Wednesday, he told ABC-TV that he would fix United's policies and that United will no longer call on police to remove passengers from full flights.
  • Records show ex-Trump aide Manafort's firm did receive Ukraine ledger payouts

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    Manafort's ties to Ukraine have been controversial because he worked for a political figure, Viktor Yanukovych, who became aligned with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Manafort's spokesman, Jason Maloni, said he will register with the Justice Department after receiving "formal guidance recently from the authorities" regarding his years of work for Ukrainian politicians.
  • New Video Shows United Passenger Arguing With Officers Before Being Dragged Out

    New Video Shows United Passenger Arguing With Officers Before Being Dragged Out

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    Dao was forcibly removed from the plane when he refused to give up his seat after being notified that United needed four volunteers to give up their seats to allow crew members to make the overbooked flight. The passenger was identified as Dao, a 69-year-old physician from Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Dao then reaffirmed he would not get up from his seat.
  • Pyongyang readies foreign journalists for 'big and important event'

    Pyongyang readies foreign journalists for 'big and important event'

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    If North Korea goes ahead with a ballistic missile or nuclear test and the US does nothing in response, America's deterrence will appear diminished. Trump said it was vital for the two heads of state to maintain close ties. The flight carrying mainly Western journalists arrived in Pyongyang on Wednesday, according to a report by the Global Times , a paper affiliated to the Communist Party mouthpiece the People's Daily .
  • Donald Trump schooled in negotiation by Xi Jinping

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    China's official Xinhua news agency said Xi had encouraged the United States to take part in the "One Belt, One Road" plan, Xi's signature foreign policy imitative aimed at infrastructure development across Asia, Africa and Europe, seen in some policy circles as a partial answer to the pivot to Asia strategy of Trump's predecessor Barack Obama.
  • Amid doubts and recriminations, Putin meets with Tillerson

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    And despite hopes that US-Russia ties would improve under a Trump presidency, Mr Putin said: "One could say that the level of trust on a working level, especially on the military level, has not improved, but rather has deteriorated". With tensions rising over Syria and other issues, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that USA relations with Russian Federation "may be at an all-time low" as he moved ever further away from his campaign promises to establish better ties with Moscow .
  • President Trump seems to rule out deeper USA intervention in Syria

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    Mr Johnson backed United States calls to find a political solution and said the G7 leaders were ready to work with Russian Federation to end the violence in Syria . "It can be said that the level of trust at the working level, especially at the military level, has not become better but most likely has degraded", Mr Putin on the state TV channel Mir.