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China is maxed out on tariffs

T rump administration officials think they have the upper hand in the latest round of trade negotiations with China, set to end in March, because Beijing does not have the ability to levy much more in tariffs on imports from the US China, they believe, has already hit the U.S. as hard as it could. While China could retaliate against …

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5 Missing Marines Declared Dead After a Collision Off Japan

(TOKYO) -The U.S. Military said Tuesday that five missing crew members have been declared dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast, and that search and recovery operations have been stopped. The five were on a KC-130 Hercules refueling aircraft that collided last Thursday with an F / A-18 Hornet during regular …

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U.S. Returns Church Bells Seized from the Philippines

(MANILA, Philippines) – Three church bells seized by US troops as troop troops more than a century ago returned to the Philippines on Tuesday in a move long demanded by Philippine leaders including the current president who is critical of Washington and has moved closer to China. US defense officers and the US ambassador left Bells Balangiga to the Philippine …

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A suspected driver of the "caravan": climate change

What she saw in the broadcasts was visions from hell. Families are jumping from bridges, kidnapped along dusty roads, dodging gunmen gun driven by police from richer countries. How can this be? She continued scanning, hoping to find him, do not hope to. She had asked Germán Ramírez not to go, but her 30-year-old man had her reasons. The city's …

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The global concern Trump driven is ready to haunt him

The pandemonium in Washington, London, Paris and Berlin derives the uncertainty of investors and markets disgust, at the moment fear is growing by a global economic slowdown and ending a year-long bull run. Any sign that the economy loses steam and that decades of recovery from the latest financial crisis ebbar may come right at the wrong time for the …

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5 remaining marines from aviation accident declared dead, search ends

The five missing crew members of warplanes that crashed off the coast of Japan last week have been declared dead and the search for them has ended. The U.S. Marines made the announcement late Monday. One Marine was rescued last Wednesday, and the body of another was found. The planes – a F / A-18 jet and a refueling plane …

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The US returns 3 watches seized from the Philippines a century ago

MANILA, Philippines – Three church bells seized by US troops as troop troops more than a century ago arrived in Manila on Tuesday to be returned to the Philippines in a move that was long demanded by Philippine leaders, including the current president, which is critical of Washington and has moved closer to China. A representative of Defense Secretary James …

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Kushner: White House has moved from Khashoggi to killing Israeli-Palestinian peace

"We are now focusing on the broader region," said White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner. | Jacquelyn Martin, AP / AP Jared Kushner, a senior adviser to his father-in-law Donald Trump, said on Monday that the US intelligence service still made "its assessments" regarding the murder of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but that the administration was " focused now …

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Jailed Huawei CFO's bail decision pushed to Tuesday as tensions persist

Meng Wanzhou, who is detained in Canada and faces extradition to the United States, has been held for 10 days. Meng was arrested in Vancouver on December 1 at the request of US authorities. She's accused of helping Huawei, one of the world's biggest makers of smartphones and networking equipment, dodge US sanctions on Iran, according to Canadian prosecutors. David …

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Dozens of religious leaders arrested at San Diego's "Love Knows No Borders" protest

U.S. Border Patrol agents in a protest migration protest by members of different troop groups showing support for Central American asylum seekers. (AP Photo / Rebecca Blackwell) SAN DIEGO – U.S. authorities on Monday arrested 32 religious leaders marching in California against the Mexican border during a protest organized by a Quaker group. An activist was accused of attacking an …

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