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Trump opposes Pence on Honduras role-keeping walking caravans

"Honduras does nothing for us. Guatemala does nothing for us. El Salvador does nothing for us," said Trump under a White Paper on Immigration Tour. The chairman has been a frequent critic for granting foreign aid to countries in Central America and threatened to withdraw foreign aid to Honduras in response to formerly wandering caravans. In Trump's first two years …

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The bodies found in the Thailand river lacked activists, police said

Two bodies washed ashore a Thailand river in December were similar to anti-government activists, as the police have revealed. The bodies of the two people – known by the pseudonyms Puchana and Kasalong – were found on December 27 and December 28 on the shore of the Mekong River, wrapped in brown sacks along with cement blocks. 4 LIMIT ACTIVITIES …

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Chinese-Australian writer detained in China

Yang Hengjun, author and former Chinese diplomat, now an Australian citizen, is shown in an unspecified place in Tibet, China, sometime in Tibet, China, in July 2014 in this social media image obtained by REUTERS [19659002] MELBOURNE (Reuters) – China has arrested a Chinese-Australian writer fleeing from New York last week, the Australian government said, adding that it was trying …

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China's consumer debt burden exacerbates the slowdown

To understand part of why China's decline looks different this time, one needs to understand how Chinese consumers have changed. In short – like the rest of the country – they are far more in debt than they used to be. According to analysts of autonomous research, household debt has increased almost twice as much as income income since 2008. …

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Nearly 1,500 private jets landing at the climate change focused Davos summit

As the number of extremely wealthy people worldwide has increased, the market for private flights has also increased. Despite global warming being one of the most important issues discussed in Davos every year, approximately 1,500 private headlights are expected this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, according to an estimate from the Air Charter Service, up from …

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Trump's recognition of Juan Guaido is bold moral leadership in Venezuela

P Resident Trump often receives criticism for his adopted interests in the tradition of American moral leadership in international affairs. Some of this is fair, some are not. But when it comes to challenging the moral shame that is socialist Venezuela, Trump's record is unequivocally stellar. Trump took this leadership a step further on Wednesday when he officially recognized the …

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The time to tell the truth about the Palestinian question

His first page in the New York Times Sunday Review presented one of the most biased, poorly informed and historically erroneous columns on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict ever published by an ordinary newspaper. Written by Michelle Alexander, the title "Time to Break the Silence on Palestine", as if the Palestinian issue has not been the most skipped cause on campus, in …

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Opposition leader Juan Guaidó declares himself president: NPR

Juan Guaidó, head of Venezuelan opposition conference, explains himself as president of Venezuela during a rally against President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas on Wednesday. Fernando Llano / AP hide caption change caption Fernando Llano / AP Juan Guaidó, head of Venezuelan opposition conference, declares himself as president of Venezuela during a rally against President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas Wednesday. Fernando …

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Venezuelan opposition leader declares self interim president amid massive marches

Opposition-controlled legislative body called for nationwide marches, which has been rising between Washington and Maduro's embattled administration. Before his dramatic swearing-in before throngs of supporters in the capital Caracas, National Assembly President Juan Guaido said the day market the beginning of an unstoppable movement to restore independence and democracy to the troubled nation. Calling Maduro a dictator and a tyrant, …

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