• China’s president meets European leaders to discuss trade policy

    China’s president meets European leaders to discuss trade policy

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    For example, Macron may seek more Chinese support for the French-backed G5 Sahel force fighting Islamist extremists in Western Africa, French presidential aides said. Xi also asked the two countries to well organize the commemorative activities on the 55th anniversary of China-France diplomatic ties and the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Work-Study Movement in France, and to host a culture and tourism year in each other's country in 2021.
  • Venezuela's Juan Guaido Rejects Regime Statement Stripping Him Of Office

    Venezuela's Juan Guaido Rejects Regime Statement Stripping Him Of Office

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    Over the weekend, around 100 Russian troops accompanied by a cargo plane loaded of military equipment landed in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, with the aim of protecting Maduro regime from any potential threat. Using the comptroller's office to block candidates has been heavily criticized because it does not involve a trial, but rather is based exclusively on the comptroller's determination of inappropriate use of funds or failure to report income.
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is rubbing voters the wrong way

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is rubbing voters the wrong way

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    Republicans framed Democrats' resistance on the vote as the party dodging an "unaffordable and unworkable" plan. Sen. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called it a "radical, top-down, socialist makeover of the entire US economy", noting it would cost millions of jobs and sharply drive up energy prices.
  • Trump says some ‘very innocent people’ targeted in Mueller investigation

    Trump says some ‘very innocent people’ targeted in Mueller investigation

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    Rep. Devin Nunes, the committee's top Republican who was chairman of the committee in the last Congress , said Thursday: "We should not be used as a platform to spread false information and weird conspiracies". While six House committee chairs have demanded the full Mueller report by April 2, Democrats were not yet ready to say with any certainty that they would subpoena the document or call on Mueller to testify until after the deadline passes.
  • Venezuela hit by second blackout this month

    Venezuela hit by second blackout this month

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    Mr Guaido, who the United States and dozens of other countries recognise as Venezuela's rightful leader, said he was meeting with aides to determine actions "to express the indignation of the entire population". Two Russian air force planes landed outside Caracas on Saturday carrying almost 100 Russian troops, according to local media reports, two months after the administration of US President Donald Trump had disavowed Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro .
  • Charges of cheating amid confusion over Thailand's election result

    Charges of cheating amid confusion over Thailand's election result

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    About 51 million people are heading to the polls in Thailand's general election on Sunday after almost five years under a military government that's trying to keep its leader as prime minister. "This is making people sceptical of the election results", said party spokeswoman Pannika Wanich. "We want a prime minister that comes from an election, not a coup".
  • Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

    Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

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    American, the largest U.S. carrier, said it is canceling about 90 flights a day. Federal regulators have "tentatively" approved the software and pilot-training changes, subject to final ground-simulator and flight checked, The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing government documents and people familiar with the details.
  • Mark Geragos is Co-Conspirator in Avenatti's Alleged Extortion Scheme

    Mark Geragos is Co-Conspirator in Avenatti's Alleged Extortion Scheme

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    Attorney Michael Avenatti , who came to national prominence as the lawyer for adult film star Stormy Daniels , was arrested on federal charges in two separate cases in California and NY, federal prosecutors announced Monday. Law enforcement wiretapped calls between Avenatti and lawyers for Nike as part of the investigation. " The criminal complaint unsealed today shows a pattern of selfish behavior that paints Mr.
  • UK Lawmakers Vote to Seize Control of Brexit for a Day

    UK Lawmakers Vote to Seize Control of Brexit for a Day

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    As a result, MPs will hold a series of non-binding " indicative votes " this week to test support for a range of alternatives to Ms. If Mrs May quits, there is no time to elect a new Conservative leader before April 12, except in the improbable event that Tory MPs can agree that only one candidate stands.