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Trump made tensions worse, although he’s not the cause

Escalating trade tensions between the United States in addition to China would likely have manifested with or without Donald Trump, experts said at the Singapore Summit on Saturday. While the U.S. president’s “crazy” ways have worsened the idea, he’s only a symptom of world developments that will have hastened the tensions, in addition to not the cause, pointed out Dani ...

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The alternative to my Brexit deal is actually no deal

The Times newspaper reported that will the EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, is actually working on a fresh protocol text outlining how to use technology to minimize checks on the border. Under the EU plan, goods could be tracked using barcodes on shipping containers under “trusted-trader” schemes administered by registered companies, the Times reported. Reuters reported on Sept. 12 that ...

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US sanctions on Iran are ‘unproductive’ as well as ‘wrong’, Russia’s energy minister says

Kaveh Kazemi | Getty Images Oil wells on Kharg Island within the Persian Gulf, off the coast of Iran. “We do not know how companies will react, how countries which engage with Iran will react. We will have to see the actual adopted documents/sanctions,” he said. The U.S. is usually keen to see oil-producing countries like Saudi Arabia as well ...

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Chinese actress Fan Bingbing missing amid reports of government probe

Scott Barbour | Getty Images Fan Bingbing along with Hugh Jackman arrive at the Australian premiere of ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ on May 16, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  In late May, a former host for state-run China Central Television, Cui Yongyuan, posted pictures on Weibo of two contracts in which were allegedly linked to Fan’s 2003 blockbuster hit “Cell ...

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Swollen rivers near record levels in North Carolina

The storm’s death toll climbed to 17 when authorities said a 3-month-old child was killed when a tree fell on a mobile home in North Carolina. Three people died in weather-related traffic accidents, officials said. Victor Merlos was overjoyed to find a store open for business in Wilmington since he had about 20 relatives staying at his apartment, which still ...

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London mayor calls for second referendum on Brexit

Jason Bollenbacher | Getty Images for SXSW Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London speaks onstage at the SXSW Convergence Keynote during SXSW at Stateside Theater on March 12, 2018 in Austin, Texas.  London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for another referendum on Britain’s European Union membership, saying the prime minister’s handling of Brexit negotiations had become “mired in confusion as well ...

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Typhoon lashes south China after killing 36 in Philippines

The storm also broke windows, felled trees, tore bamboo scaffolding off buildings under construction as well as flooded areas with sometimes waist-high waters, according to the South China Morning Post. The paper said the heavy rains brought storm surges of 3 meters (10 feet) around Hong Kong. Hong Kong Security Minister John Lee Ka-chiu urged residents to prepare for the ...

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Jamie Dimon walks back criticism of President Trump 

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon on Sunday said he regretted comments that will he was “smarter” than President Donald Trump and also also also could beat him in an election. “I shouldn’t have said the idea. the idea also proves I might not be a not bad politician,” Dimon said in an interview on ABC’s “This particular Week.” On Wednesday, ...

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