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China to halt coal imports from North Korea - Yahoo News

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 16:02

New York Times

China to halt coal imports from North Korea
Yahoo News
Beijing, Feb 19 (IANS) China announced that it will suspend all coal imports from North Korea, a measure taken to comply with sanctions imposed on Pyongyang by the United Nations. The ban will be in place through December 31, according to a joint ...
Malaysia police arrest fourth suspect in killing of Kim Jong NamUSA TODAY
China to Suspend All Imports of Coal From North KoreaU.S. News & World Report
China piles pressure on North Korea by banning coal importsBBC News

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Pence, Poroshenko Discuss Possibility of US Assistance in Donbass Settlement - Sputnik International

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 15:14

Sputnik International

Pence, Poroshenko Discuss Possibility of US Assistance in Donbass Settlement
Sputnik International
US Vice President Mike Pence held a meeting on Saturday with US President Petro Poroshenko and the two sides discussed the Ukrainian conflict and how the United States can support the efforts to settle the conflict in eastern Ukraine, the White House said.

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Trump called the news media an 'enemy of the American People.' Here's a history of the term. - Washington Post

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 14:49

Washington Post

Trump called the news media an 'enemy of the American People.' Here's a history of the term.
Washington Post
President Trump is not known for his subtlety. But even by this standard, his tweet Friday night was extreme. Trump called the news media “the enemy of the American People.” The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) ...
Why Trump wants you to hate the mediaCNN
With 'Fake News,' Trump Moves From Alternative Facts To Alternative LanguageNPR
Priebus: Trump's comments on the media should be taken 'seriously'Politico
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Putin orders Russia to recognize passports issued by Ukrainian separatists - Washington Post

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 14:45

Washington Post

Putin orders Russia to recognize passports issued by Ukrainian separatists
Washington Post
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday signed an executive order recognizing passports and other documents issued by Russian-backed separatists in southeast Ukraine, a controversial step that brings Moscow closer to de facto ...
Russian provocation: Bluster or genuine peril?CNN
New Ukraine truce due to come into force MondayYahoo News
No change in Russia's US policy despite Trump, officials sayReuters
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Trump attempts a reset with a rally, new staff and a renewed fight with the media - Washington Post

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 13:32

Washington Post

Trump attempts a reset with a rally, new staff and a renewed fight with the media
Washington Post
MELBOURNE, Fla. — Nearly a month into a presidency full of missteps, Donald Trump is poised to return Saturday to firmer ground outside of Washington, with a campaign rally planned here with thousands of adoring supporters who helped sweep him into ...
Trump, an Outsider Demanding Loyalty, Struggles to Fill Top PostsNew York Times
White House dismisses NSC aide after harsh criticism of TrumpPolitico
National Security Council aide dismissed after criticizing Trump: reportThe Hill
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Trudeau Won't Commit To Defense Spending Increase - Daily Caller

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 12:48

Trudeau Won't Commit To Defense Spending Increase
Daily Caller
While Vice President Mike Pence is in Europe encouraging NATO members contribute their fair share to the military alliance, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau emphasized Canada's history with NATO but did not mention any increase in military ...

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Omar Abdel-Rahman, plotter in 1993 World Trade Center bombing, dies - CNN International

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 11:29

Omar Abdel-Rahman, plotter in 1993 World Trade Center bombing, dies
CNN International
(CNN) Omar Abdel-Rahman, an Egyptian-born cleric serving a life sentence for plotting the 1993 bombing at the World Trade Center and other terror attacks in New York, has died, a prison spokesman said Saturday. Abdel-Rahman died Saturday morning ...

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Trump Needs to Govern, Not Campaign Forever - Newsmax

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 11:25

Newsmax

Trump Needs to Govern, Not Campaign Forever
Newsmax
Donald Trump is back on the campaign trail. The White House may be in chaos; Congress may be struggling to deliver on a promised rewrite of Obamacare; our NATO allies may be wondering whether they can still count on the U.S. to defend them; the ...

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'Blind sheikh' convicted in 1993 World Trade bombing dies in prison, son says - Reuters

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 11:15

Reuters

'Blind sheikh' convicted in 1993 World Trade bombing dies in prison, son says
Reuters
Egyptian Omar Abdel-Rahman speaks during a news conference in this still image taken from February 1993 video footage on January 18, 2013. REUTERS/Reuters TV/Files. CAIRO Omar Abdel-Rahman, the extremist Muslim cleric known as "the blind ...
New York bomb plot mastermind Omar Abdel Rahman dies in prisonBBC News
Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, mastermind behind 1993 World Trade Center attack, has diedFox News
Omar Abdel-Rahman, 1993 World Trade Center bombing plotter, diesCNN
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Putin orders Russia to recognize documents issued in rebel-held east Ukraine - Reuters

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 10:44

Reuters

Putin orders Russia to recognize documents issued in rebel-held east Ukraine
Reuters
Local police officers arrange passports during a ceremony to issue the first passports of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic to residents in Donetsk, Ukraine, March 16, 2016. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko. MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin ...
Spain rescues 112 migrants off Libyan coast, 36 more at seaWHIO
Vladimir Putin issues executive order recognising documents issued by separatist 'republics' in UkraineThe Independent
Moscow recognizes passports for separatists in Ukrainei24news
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China suspends North Korean coal imports, striking at regime's financial lifeline - Washington Post

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 10:30

Washington Post

China suspends North Korean coal imports, striking at regime's financial lifeline
Washington Post
BEIJING — China will suspend all imports of coal from North Korea until the end of the year, the Commerce Ministry announced Saturday, in a surprise move that would cut off a major financial lifeline for Pyongyang and significantly enhance the ...
US Policy on North Korea 'Not Working,' Chinese Official SaysBloomberg
China Suspends Coal Imports From North Korea, Dealing A Blow To PyongyangNPR
China piles pressure on North Korea by banning coal importsBBC News
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Pentagon officials: Russian actions a 'test of the new administration' - CNN

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 10:23

CNN

Pentagon officials: Russian actions a 'test of the new administration'
CNN
Washington (CNN) Some Pentagon officials believe Russia is testing President Donald Trump with aggressive moves across the globe. Moscow recently deployed a banned land-based cruise missile, dispatched a spy ship up the Atlantic coast and buzzed ...
Putin orders Russia to recognize passports issued by Ukrainian separatistsWashington Post
New Ukraine truce due to come into force MondayYahoo News
US Rivals Test Trump, And So Far The Response Is RestrainedNPR
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Pentagon officials: Russian actions a 'test of the new administration' - CNN

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 10:23

CNN

Pentagon officials: Russian actions a 'test of the new administration'
CNN
Washington (CNN) Some Pentagon officials believe Russia is testing President Donald Trump with aggressive moves across the globe. Moscow recently deployed a banned land-based cruise missile, dispatched a spy ship up the Atlantic coast and buzzed ...
America comes in third: Trump's foreign policy is looking more and more like “China First,” “Russia Second”Salon
If Russia tried to influence the US election, things aren't going as plannedWashington Post
US Rivals Test Trump, And So Far The Response Is RestrainedNPR
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Vauxhall deal: PM set to meet Peugeot boss - BBC News

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 10:07

BBC News

Vauxhall deal: PM set to meet Peugeot boss
BBC News
Prime Minister Theresa May has agreed to meet the head of France's Peugeot Group to discuss the planned takeover of Vauxhall in the UK. Peugeot wants to buy General Motors' loss-making European arm, which includes Vauxhall plants at Luton and ...
After losing $20 billion over 17 dismal years, General Motors may finally quit EuropeQuartz
Theresa May to meet boss of French carmaker hoping to buy VauxhallThe Guardian
UK offers Peugeot assurances on post-Brexit auto industry: FTBusiness Insider
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Dutch Politician Vows To Crack Down On 'Moroccan Scum' - Huffington Post

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 10:04

Huffington Post

Dutch Politician Vows To Crack Down On 'Moroccan Scum'
Huffington Post
Geert Wilders pledges to ban Muslim immigration, close all mosques and take the Netherlands out of the European Union. Thomas Escritt. SPIJKENISSE, Netherlands, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Dutch anti-Muslim, anti-EU party leader Geert Wilders promised to crack ...
Dutch populist Geert Wilders calls some Moroccans 'scum'BBC News
Wilders says some Moroccans 'scum' at Dutch vote launchYahoo News
Trump Fallout Hits Dutch Anti-Islamic Candidate WildersWall Street Journal (subscription)
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Belgium train crash: Several hurt in Leuven derailment - BBC News

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 08:42

BBC News

Belgium train crash: Several hurt in Leuven derailment
BBC News
Several people have been injured when a train carriage fell on to its side following a derailment close to the Belgian capital Brussels, rescue workers and railway officials say. The accident happened as the train was departing Leuven station at a slow ...
Passenger train derails near Brussels; 1 killed, 20 hurtWHIO
One killed, 20 hurt as train derails in BelgiumReuters
At least one person dead and around 20 injured after train derails near BrusselsThe Independent
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Ecuador Election 2017: Candidates, Polls, Issues As Country Votes On First Paraplegic Head Of State - International Business Times

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 08:30

International Business Times

Ecuador Election 2017: Candidates, Polls, Issues As Country Votes On First Paraplegic Head Of State
International Business Times
Ecuador will elect a new president for the first time in more than a decade Sunday when Ecuadoreans, as obligated by law, go to the polls to decide who will replace three-term President Rafael Correa. But it is an election that could have wide-ranging ...
Ecuador election puts Correa's legacy to the testFinancial Times
Latin America's Tilt to the Right Facing Fresh Test in EcuadorBloomberg
Ecuador Opposition Candidate Guillermo Lasso Vows To Remove AssangeHuffington Post
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China is ready to work with Trump, Wang Yi tells US counterpart - South China Morning Post

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 08:15

South China Morning Post

China is ready to work with Trump, Wang Yi tells US counterpart
South China Morning Post
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his US counterpart Rex Tillerson that Beijing was ready to work with the Trump administration, according to a Chinese account of their meeting in Bonn. Wang and Tillerson met on Friday at a G20 gathering of foreign ...
China Tells Japan 'Negative' Moves Prevent Improvement in TiesU.S. News & World Report
North Korea Nuclear Program: China Calls For Resumption Of 6-Party Talks With Kim Jong Un's RegimeInternational Business Times
Chinese FM calls for adherence to cooperationCCTV

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Russia seeks 'post-West' order as US vows loyalty to allies - Yahoo News

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 07:39

Yahoo News

Russia seeks 'post-West' order as US vows loyalty to allies
Yahoo News
Munich (Germany) (AFP) - Russia Saturday called for an end to an outdated world order dominated by the West, even as US Vice President Mike Pence pledged Washington's "unwavering" commitment to its transatlantic allies in NATO. Russian Foreign ...
Lavrov on US Election Hacking Claims: 'Give Us Some Facts'Bloomberg
Russia Seeks Pragmatic US Ties and 'Post-West' World OrderU.S. News & World Report
Russia seeks pragmatic US ties and "post-West" world orderWHIO
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US Rivals Test Trump, And So Far The Response Is Restrained - NPR

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 05:13

NPR

US Rivals Test Trump, And So Far The Response Is Restrained
NPR
Iran tested a ballistic missile barely a week into Donald Trump's presidency. North Korea then shot off a missile of its own. A Russian warship has been hanging out about 30 miles off the U.S. East Coast, and Moscow's fighter jets recently buzzed a U.S ...
Russian Spy Whistleblowers Turn on Putin—But Can They Be Trusted?Daily Beast
Vladimir Putin: Clear signs of Russian economic growthUPI.com
Vladimir Putin's 'puppet strings' on Trump are an illusionThe Hill (blog)
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