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In this Feb. 22, 2019, photo, a port worker works among one of the first batches of Tesla Model 3 electric cars to be delivered to China at a port in Shanghai. In an unusual step, China’s ceremonial legislature is due to endorse a law meant to help end a bruising tariff war with Washington by discouraging officials from pressuring foreign companies to hand over technology. (Chinatopix via AP)
March 03, 2019 - 6:45 pm
BEIJING (AP) — In an unusual step, China's ceremonial legislature is due to endorse a law meant to help end a bruising tariff war with Washington by discouraging officials from pressuring foreign companies to hand over technology. The battle with China's biggest trading partner is overshadowing the...
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FILE- In this Jan. 29, 2019, file photo, Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her home to attend a court appearance in Vancouver, British Columbia. Canada said Friday, March 1, 2019, it will allow the U.S. extradition case against Wanzhou to proceed. She is due in court on March 6, at which time a date for her extradition hearing will be set. Meng is wanted in the U.S. on fraud charges that she misled banks about the company's business dealings in Iran. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
March 03, 2019 - 4:16 pm
TORONTO (AP) — An executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei is suing the Canadian government, its border agency and the national police force, saying they detained, searched and interrogated her before telling her she was under arrest. Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou said Sunday they filed a notice of civil...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2016, file photo, Marines of the U.S., left, and South Korea, wearing blue headbands on their helmets, take positions after landing on a beach during the joint military combined amphibious exercise, called Ssangyong, part of the Key Resolve and Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea. South Korea and the U.S. say they've decided to end their springtime military drills to back diplomacy with North Korea. (Kim Jun-bum/Yonhap via AP, File)
March 03, 2019 - 2:41 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea and the U.S. are eliminating their massive springtime military drills and replacing them with smaller exercises in what they call an effort to support diplomacy aimed at resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis. The decision announced by both countries Sunday...
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People line up to vote for a new Democratic Party secretary at a Democratic Party (PD) gazebo, in Rome, Sunday, March 3 2019. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)
March 03, 2019 - 8:05 am
ROME (AP) — Members of Italy's Democratic Party voted for a new leader Sunday in hope of reversing their party's slumping popularity. The primary vote by rank-and-file Democrats comes a year after the party lost its five-year hold on the Italian government amid leadership squabbles. Whoever is...
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Nathan J Fish, The Republic
March 02, 2019 - 6:59 pm
The most powerful Methodist pastors in the Kansas City area — and the nation — say they are prepared to secede from the second largest Protestant denomination in the world if their church does not renounce its anti-LGBT stance. On Tuesday, the United Methodist Church voted to uphold its ban on same...
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March 02, 2019 - 5:50 pm
President Trump abruptly ends his second summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un over a disagreement on sanctions and the degree of denuclearization on the Korean peninsula. Watch the latest video at
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A woman is frisked by a U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter at a screening area after being evacuated out of the last territory held by Islamic State militants, in the desert outside Baghouz, Syria, Friday, March 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
March 02, 2019 - 11:47 am
OUTSIDE BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — The ground assault into the last area held by the Islamic State group intensified Saturday as U.S.-backed Syrian fighters made "remarkable progress" amid heavy clashes, including the capture of a hill overlooking a tent encampment for the extremists, officials with the...
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In this image made from video on Friday, March 1, 2019, fire is seen from a pipeline explosion in Nembe, Nigeria. More than 50 people are missing after a leaking oil pipeline exploded and caused a stampede in southern Nigeria, a local official said Saturday. The blast early Friday caused massive oil spillage in the Nembe kingdom in Bayelsa state, the Nembe Chiefs Council spokesman, Chief Nengi James-Eriworio, told The Associated Press. (AP Photo)
March 02, 2019 - 9:44 am
WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — More than 50 people are missing after a leaking oil pipeline exploded and caused a stampede in southern Nigeria, a local official said Saturday. The blast early Friday caused massive oil spillage in the Nembe kingdom in Bayelsa state, the Nembe Chiefs Council spokesman, Chief...
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This wanted poster released by the U.S. Department of State Rewards for Justice program shows Hamza bin Laden. Saudi Arabia announced Friday, March 1, 2019 it had revoked the citizenship of bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaida leader who has become an increasingly prominent figure in the terror network. (Rewards for Justice via AP)
March 01, 2019 - 5:50 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia announced Friday it had revoked the citizenship of Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaida leader who has become an increasingly prominent figure in the terror network. There was no immediate explanation why the royal decree stripping his...
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Remain supporters shelter from the wind and rain across the street from parliament in London, Thursday Feb. 28, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May has offered Parliament the chance to delay Britain's scheduled March 29 departure if lawmakers fail to approve her divorce agreement with the bloc.(Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)
March 01, 2019 - 7:41 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 1:35 p.m. The Spanish government wants to grant a broad range of rights to British people living in Spain even if the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without an agreement on its relations with the...
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