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The ministry's spokesperson said Thursday that the US tariffs were what originally started the trade war. "The face-to-face may not be for another week, but I don't want to get ahead of that curve", he said . The Trump administration said trade talks with China are starting up again as Beijing reiterated that it's essential the USA removes all existing tariffs for a deal to be reached.
  • Migrants still detained at site of deadly Libyan air strike

    Migrants still detained at site of deadly Libyan air strike

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    The UN's mission in Libya has said around 3 500 migrants and refugees held in detention centres near the combat zone are at risk. An LNA official denied that his force had hit the detention centre in a statement to Reuters, saying that militias allied to Tripoli had shelled it after a precision air strike by the LNA on a military camp.
  • Southern California rocked by magnitude 6.4 natural disaster

    Southern California rocked by magnitude 6.4 natural disaster

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    Ridgecrest Mayor Peggy Breedon said the city was dealing with fires and broken gas lines, as well as falling objects that hit people, as the city endured many aftershocks. The quake was also felt throughout Southern California , from the high desert to Laguna Niguel. Diane Ruggiero, general manager of the Hampton Inn and Suites Ridgecrest, told the network that the hotel was badly damaged.
  • House suing United States treasury and IRS over Trump's tax returns

    House suing United States treasury and IRS over Trump's tax returns

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    The lawsuit comes after Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin repeatedly rejected Congress' oversight efforts and after acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Democrats will "never" see Trump's taxes. Neal said in a statement that the panel was now pursuing the matter in court because of the administration's "noncompliance". The Justice Department in a legal opinion backed Mnuchin's position, saying the request lacked a legitimate legislative objective and was an "unprecedented" ...
  • China's top paper warns 'turbulence' could hurt Hong Kong's economy

    China's top paper warns 'turbulence' could hurt Hong Kong's economy

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    The cause may justify the escalation, because without a change in direction, freedom in the city-state is doomed. Murder case turned political battle: In February 2019, Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam proposed an extradition bill, which would allow fugitives to be sent to territories where Hong Kong doesn't have formal extradition deals - such as Taiwan, Macau and mainland China.
  • Navy SEAL Sentenced for Posing with Dead Iraq War Casualty

    Navy SEAL Sentenced for Posing with Dead Iraq War Casualty

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    The same military jurors who acquitted the decorated navy Seal of murder in the killing of a wounded Isis captive under his care will return to court later on Wednesday to decide whether he should serve any jail time for posing with the 17-year-old militant's corpse.
  • South Korea's Moon calls Trump-Kim summit end of hostility

    South Korea's Moon calls Trump-Kim summit end of hostility

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    He is the first sitting USA president to step onto North Korean territory. Moon calls a recent U.S. Two of the fishermen said they wanted to live in South Korea , officials said, and the other two asked to go home. With no diplomatic presence in North Korea, Australia has mounted an aggressive search for Sigley through third parties. The ruling party's Rodong Sinmun newspaper featured seven photographs of Mr Trump crossing the border on its front-page under the headline: "Respected Leader ...
  • European Union leaders agree replacements for presidents Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker

    European Union leaders agree replacements for presidents Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker

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    FILE-In this May 16, 2019 file photo German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen attends a debate on "70 Years German Constitution" of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building in Berlin. After three days of bitter wrangling, German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen was named to replace Jean-Claude Juncker at the head of the European Commission for the next five years.
  • Total solar eclipse today, Indians can only watch it live

    Total solar eclipse today, Indians can only watch it live

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    Chile and Argentina are just lucky countries when it comes to winning the total solar eclipse lottery. The total eclipse could also be seen in the Argentine town of Chascomús, where dozens braved near-freezing temperatures and strong winds and claimed a spot at a pier in a lagoon , hoping to catch a glimpse of the eclipse.