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Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish will lead a working-level team to China next week for the first round of face-to-face trade talks. "We have a massive trade negotiation going on with China". For the 2018 full year, Apple shares fell 7 percent, though they are up about 24 percent since Trump took office in January 2017. They criticize his tactics but echo US complaints about Chinese industrial policy and market barriers.
  • 9 injured as vehicle rams into New Year's revelers in Tokyo

    9 injured as vehicle rams into New Year's revelers in Tokyo

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    Every New Year's Eve, the train line that includes Harajuku station runs all night. According to national broadcaster NHK, the driver told police he was acting in "retribution for the death penalty" without giving more precise details. Police cordoned off the street, which, during the day, is packed with tourists. Police said one teenage boy had been taken to the hospital after the attack, where he is undergoing an operation.
  • Indian police clash with protesters over women in Hindu temple

    Indian police clash with protesters over women in Hindu temple

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    Two women made history Wednesday when they entered one of India's largest Hindu pilgrimage sites. "If the women have entered means, they have not faced any objection". Hours later, the chief priest or the "thantri" abruptly closed the temple doors for about an hour to conduct the purification rituals. Later, media reported that the temple had re-opened.
  • Bolsonaro welcomes Netanyahu, says nothing about possible embassy move

    Bolsonaro welcomes Netanyahu, says nothing about possible embassy move

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    Both leaders just never publicly touched on the topic, instead choosing to focus on strengthening bilateral ties. Bolsonaro said he wants to increase economic and security bonds between Brazil and Israel. Bolsonaro said Tuesday he is looking to import Israeli technology to produce water for Brazil's parched northeast. "We look forward to welcoming many more of our friends and allies in Jerusalem", the official said.
  • 7-Year-Old Girl Dies In Houston Walmart Shooting

    7-Year-Old Girl Dies In Houston Walmart Shooting

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    It's never easy, and extra hard during the holiday season", Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted on December 30. He said her mother, 30-year-old LaPorsha Washington , was shot in the arm but survived her injury. "They're devastated", Razo told reporters. The two were victims of a drive-by shooting Sunday morning on the Beltway 8 near Wallisville. Update 12/31/2018: The identity of the 7-year-old girl who was fatally shot outside of a Houston Walmart was revealed as Jazmine ...
  • China want retrial for jailed Canadian

    China want retrial for jailed Canadian

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    Previously, two Canadians - Michael Spavor who is a consultant on North Korea, and former diplomat Michael Kovrig - employed by thinktank International Crisis Group, were detained by China on suspicion of "harm to national security". The relevant governmental departments confirmed with Global Times Schellenberg's identity as a Canadian citizen. Four other Japanese were executed in China in 2010 for drugs offences.
  • Sajid Javid's deal on migrants is too weak, say Tories

    Sajid Javid's deal on migrants is too weak, say Tories

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    It comes after six men, all Iranian nationals, were found on a beach next to an inflatable boat at Kingsdown on Sunday. Lucy Moreton, a spokesman for the Immigration Services Union, said it was "very hard to know" how much the French authorities were doing.
  • UAE resumes Damascus embassy in Syria after 6 years of suspension

    UAE resumes Damascus embassy in Syria after 6 years of suspension

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    On Thursday, the Syrian private Sham Wings Airlines made its debut flight to Tunisia with 150 Syrian passengers onboard, marking the first such trip between both countries in several years, according to Syria's SANA news agency. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) reopened its embassy in Syrian capital Damascus on Thursday, the UAE's ministry of foreign affairs and worldwide cooperation said in a statement.
  • Russia, Pakistan discuss Afghan peace process

    Russia, Pakistan discuss Afghan peace process

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    Referring to post-peace agreement Afghanistan, the Taliban insists "that as well as the withdrawal of foreign forces, there will be a return to their strict version of Islamic rule, and many Afghans doubt their claims to have softened, even while yearning for an end to the war", Reuters notes.
  • Trump isn't willing to budge for funding for border security, officials say

    Trump isn't willing to budge for funding for border security, officials say

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    The border fence near New Mexico's Highway 9 near the town Santa Teresa. Workers are reinforcing and changing pieces of the wall where migrants seeking to reach the US have been crossing. "Mexico is paying (indirectly) for the Wall through the new USMCA, the replacement for NAFTA!" Democrats said in response that they won't agree to more than $1.3 billion for "border security".
  • Two Tourists, Tour Guide Dead After Bomb Explosion Near Giza Pyramids

    Two Tourists, Tour Guide Dead After Bomb Explosion Near Giza Pyramids

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    Security forces rushed to the scene in response and police are investigating. At least 10 other Vietnamese tourists, as well as an Egyptian bus driver, were also hurt in the blast, the interior ministry said. Prime Minister Madbouly told reporters that all tourstim trips and their routes are highly secured in a detailed manner by the interior ministry. Egypt has battled Islamic militants for years in the Sinai Peninsula in an insurgency that has occasionally spilled over to the mainland, ...
  • 8-year-old Guatemalan boy dies in US custody on Christmas Eve

    8-year-old Guatemalan boy dies in US custody on Christmas Eve

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    The father and son were then taken to a medical centre in Alamogordo, New Mexico, where the child was initially diagnosed with a common cold , according to the statement . Felipe González Morales, the United Nations special rapporteur on the human rights of migrants , said Monday that American authorities "must ensure that an in-depth, independent investigation" is conducted .
  • Brother of Slain CA Officer Reacts After Police Arrest the Murderer

    Brother of Slain CA Officer Reacts After Police Arrest the Murderer

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    Authorities also arrested Perez Arriaga's brother, Adrian Virgen , 25, and a co-worker, Erik Razo Quiroz , 32, who lied to police to try to protect him, Christianson said. Youngblood also added that handcuffs owned by Singh were used in Arriaga's arrest. Details were to be released at a noon news conference. He told reporters that Arriaga was a known gang member who had been living in the United States illegally after crossing the border in Arizona.
  • Quake from Mount Etna volcano jolts Sicily, sparks panic

    Quake from Mount Etna volcano jolts Sicily, sparks panic

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    Around 30 individuals endured wounds, for the most part from falling brick work as they fled from their homes, authorities said. Smoke rises over the city of Catania during an eruption of the Mount Etna, Dec 24, 2018. Volcanic ash covered nearby villages and flights to and from the Catania airport were temporarily stopped. The quake was also felt in the upmarket holiday resort of Taormina and in other towns in eastern Sicily.
  • Trump Threatens To Close Border If Democrats Won’t Give Him Wall

    Trump Threatens To Close Border If Democrats Won’t Give Him Wall

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    They aren't expected in Washington again until the middle of next week. The president then reiterated his threat to close the border if wall funding isn't secured, and added that his administration would also cut off foreign aid to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador for taking money from the US while not preventing its citizens from migrating to America in caravans.
  • Michelle Obama overtakes Hillary Clinton to become America`s most admired woman

    Michelle Obama overtakes Hillary Clinton to become America`s most admired woman

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    Others on the top 10 list are former Presidents George W Bush and Bill Clinton, businessmen Bill Gates and Elon Musk, independent Bernie Sanders and Democrat Joe Biden, Vice President Mike Pence, Pope Francis and the Dalai Lama. 1 finishes if he receives the honor in 2019. Obama's rising national profile is likely due in no small part to the deeply personal best-selling memoir, " Becoming ", released by the former first lady this year.
  • Trump mulling January order to block Chinese companies Huawei, ZTE from US

    Trump mulling January order to block Chinese companies Huawei, ZTE from US

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    The Trump administration is considering an executive order that would ban USA companies from buying telecommunications hardware from ZTE and Huawei. While the big U.S. wireless companies have cut ties with Huawei in particular, small rural carriers have relied on Huawei and ZTE switches and other equipment because they tend to be less expensive.