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A complex relationship with China could temper Trump's tough talk on jobs, trade - Washington Post

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 14:48

Washington Post

A complex relationship with China could temper Trump's tough talk on jobs, trade
Washington Post
Donald Trump talked tough on China during his presidential run, blaming the country for the loss of American jobs, lobbing accusations of unfair currency manipulation or hostile trade practices, and suggesting that the United States levy enormous ...
The Trump and Pony ShowNew York Times
Trump aide denies Trump meeting Putin in first foreign trip as presidentThe Hill (blog)
China again rejects Trump's suggestion to negotiate TaiwanU.S. News & World Report
Bloomberg -Business Insider -Washington Examiner (blog) -KHOU.com
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Gambia President Yahya Jammeh refuses to step down - UPI.com

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 14:18

UPI.com

Gambia President Yahya Jammeh refuses to step down
UPI.com
President of Gambia Yahya Jammeh has refused to step down from office following meetings with several African leaders. President-elect Adama Barrow left the country to attend the France Africa summit in Mali in hopes of resolving the situation so he ...

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Philippine Islamist militants free Korean and Filipino from cargo ship - Business Insider

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 13:12

Manila Bulletin

Philippine Islamist militants free Korean and Filipino from cargo ship
Business Insider
MANILA (Reuters) - Islamist militants in the Philippines allied with Islamic State freed on Saturday a South Korean cargo ship captain and a Filipino member of his crew held captive for more than three months on a southern island, an army spokesman said.
Abu Sayyaf militants free S. Korean captain, Filipino crewmanAl-Arabiya
Abu Sayyaf releases South Korean, Filipino hostagesSouth China Morning Post
South Korean and Filipino hostages released by Abu SayyafDeutsche Welle
Inquirer.net -Manila Bulletin -Philippine Star -Business Standard
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Cyprus rivals reject each other's peace maps: Turkey - Yahoo News

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 11:49

Yahoo News

Cyprus rivals reject each other's peace maps: Turkey
Yahoo News
Istanbul (AFP) - Rival Cypriot delegations have failed to agree on maps for new borders on the divided island state, each slamming the other's proposals as "unacceptable", Turkey's foreign minister said Saturday, after peace talks stalled. Mevlut ...
Turkish MPs pass Article 13th of Constitution changeAnadolu Agency
Erdogan Vows to Keep Turkish Troops in Cyprus as Talks StallBloomberg
Amid Turkey's media crackdown, Erdogan praises Trump for putting CNN reporter 'in his place'Washington Post
Reuters -www.worldbulletin.net -Irish Times
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Snowden Author Epstein: 'Trump Is Right' on Politicized Intelligence - Newsmax

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 11:00

Newsmax

Snowden Author Epstein: 'Trump Is Right' on Politicized Intelligence
Newsmax
The best-selling author of a major new book on U.S. intelligence and accused spy Edward Snowden says President-elect Donald Trump is right to call for a major, top-to-bottom review of the intelligence community. Trump has received heavy criticism in ...

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Kim Jong-un: North Korea 'right' to build nukes in US attack - Daily Star

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 10:34

Daily Star

Kim Jong-un: North Korea 'right' to build nukes in US attack
Daily Star
KIM Jong-un has insisted no one can stop him building nukes – because it's North Korea's “independent right”. By Harry Kemble / Published 14th January 2017. North Korea's 'right' to build nukes GETTY. ACTION: Washington DC is considering military ...
The idea of using THAAD as deterrent against North Korea, fraud: CommentatorPress TV
Missile radar ranks over defenseHonolulu Star-Advertiser
Leading US Nuclear Expert to Trump: You Must Talk to North KoreaExecutive Intelligence Review (EIR)
KUOW News and Information
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17 Drown, 10 Missing After Boat Capsizes in Eastern India - New York Times

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 10:33

News18

17 Drown, 10 Missing After Boat Capsizes in Eastern India
New York Times
PATNA, India — At least 17 people drowned and 10 others were missing after their overcrowded boat capsized in a river in eastern India on Saturday, police said. Police officer Chandan Kushwaha said the incident took place as 40 people were returning ...
At least 19 dead as boat capsizes in India: policeYahoo News
Bihar boat tragedy: Death toll rises to 20, rescue ops underwayThe Indian Express
19 feared drowned as overloaded boat capsizes in PatnaTimes of India
Deccan Herald -Hindustan Times -Chandigarh Tribune -Zee News
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Report: CIA set up task-force in 2016 to investigate possible Russian funding of Trump's campaign - Business Insider

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 10:28

Business Insider

Report: CIA set up task-force in 2016 to investigate possible Russian funding of Trump's campaign
Business Insider
A US counterintelligence task force was established by the CIA in 2016 to investigate possible Russian funding of President-elect Donald Trump's presidential campaign, the BBC reported on Friday. The task force included the FBI, the Treasury and ...
Trump's 'Russian dossier' – what we know and what we don'tBBC News
Ex-MI6 spy was so troubled by Trump findings that he worked freeNew York Daily News
For Spies Inc., $1200 an Hour Buys Dirt on the Likes of TrumpNewsmax
New York Times -TIME -Washington Post -Daily Mail
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AS-Thailand-Military-Jet-Crash - Yahoo News

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 10:01

Yahoo News

AS-Thailand-Military-Jet-Crash
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In this image made from video, a plume of smoke and fire rises from the site where a fighter jet crashed during and airshow, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2017, in Hat Yai, southern Thailand. A Thai air force pilot died when the JAS Gripen fighter jet crashed ...
Thailand fighter jet pilot crashes in a fireball at a children's air showDaily Mail
Thai pilot killed as JAS 39 Gripen crashes during air show at Hat Yai air baseInternational Business Times UK
Thai military pilot dead in children's air show crashAnadolu Agency
The Age -Metro -Bangkok Post -Xinhua
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Gambia talks fail as president refuses to step down - Citifmonline

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 09:43

Citifmonline

Gambia talks fail as president refuses to step down
Citifmonline
The Gambia's President-elect, Adama Barrow, has left the country after talks failed to persuade President Yahya Jammeh to step down. Nigeria's president flew to Banjul to try to broker a deal but Mr Jammeh would not relinquish power. Mr Barrow is now ...

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Deadly IS assault on east Syria city leaves 30 dead - Yahoo News

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 09:38

Yahoo News

Deadly IS assault on east Syria city leaves 30 dead
Yahoo News
Beirut (AFP) - The Islamic State group on Saturday launched one of its fiercest assaults yet on the besieged Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, leaving more than 30 regime fighters and jihadists dead. The brutal attack -- on a day that saw many outbreaks of ...

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Deadly IS assault on east Syria city leaves 30 dead - Yahoo News

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 09:38

Yahoo News

Deadly IS assault on east Syria city leaves 30 dead
Yahoo News
Beirut (AFP) - The Islamic State group on Saturday launched one of its fiercest assaults yet on the besieged Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, leaving more than 30 regime fighters and jihadists dead. The brutal attack -- on a day that saw many outbreaks of ...
Iraqi forces raise flag at Mosul University in push against ISISFox News
Islamic State attacks Syria's Deir al-Zor city, dozens dead: monitorReuters
Syria war: Dozens dead in IS attack on Deir al-ZourBBC News
Roanoke Times -Voice of America -International Business Times UK -Deutsche Welle
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Syrian political opposition supports Astana talks - Yahoo News

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 09:28

Yahoo News

Syrian political opposition supports Astana talks
Yahoo News
Riyadh (AFP) - The Syrian political opposition said Saturday it supports planned peace talks sponsored by Russia and Turkey in the Kazakh capital later this month. "Concerning the forthcoming meeting in Astana, the (High Negotiations) Committee ...
Hezbollah Is the Real Winner of the Battle of AleppoNewsweek
Trump's secretary of state pick has a plan for fighting ISIS that has the same fatal flaw as Obama's strategyBusiness Insider
Retribution Breeds Retribution. Putin's Syria Policy And The Killing Of The Russian Ambassador To Turkey.Huffington Post
Stars and Stripes -Reuters -Breitbart News -OCRegister
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Poland welcomes US troops as part of NATO buildup - CNN

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 08:35

CNN

Poland welcomes US troops as part of NATO buildup
CNN
Zagan, Poland (CNN) Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo welcomed US troops to her country at a formal ceremony Saturday, saying it was a "great day" that would help ensure Poland's security. Some 4,000 US soldiers have been deployed as part of troop ...
'We Waited for Decades': Polish Govt Welcomes US TroopsNew York Times
Thousands of US troops on Russia's doorstep in Poland deploymentYahoo News
Time for a European Nuclear Deterrent?The National Interest Online
Sarasota Herald-Tribune -VentureBeat -The Guardian -AmeriForce Publishing, Inc.
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Ex-MI6 spy was so troubled by Trump findings that he worked free - New York Daily News

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 07:27

New York Daily News

Ex-MI6 spy was so troubled by Trump findings that he worked free
New York Daily News
Former MI6 agent Christopher Steele began giving his findings on Donald Trump to British and American intelligence officials, sources said. MI6's London headquarters are seen. (FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/EPA). BY Chris Sommerfeldt. NEW YORK DAILY ...
Trump's 'Russian dossier' – what we know and what we don'tBBC News
NBC News engages in absurd hair-splitting to prop up reporting on Trump intelWashington Post (blog)
For Spies Inc., $1200 an Hour Buys Dirt on the Likes of TrumpNewsmax
The Atlantic -Daily Mail -TIME -National Review
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Ex-MI6 spy was so troubled by Trump findings that he worked free - New York Daily News

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 07:27

New York Daily News

Ex-MI6 spy was so troubled by Trump findings that he worked free
New York Daily News
Former MI6 agent Christopher Steele began giving his findings on Donald Trump to British and American intelligence officials, sources said. MI6's London headquarters are seen. (FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/EPA). BY Chris Sommerfeldt. NEW YORK DAILY ...
Trump's 'Russian dossier' – what we know and what we don'tBBC News
For Spies Inc., $1200 an Hour Buys Dirt on the Likes of TrumpNewsmax
British Ex-Spy Behind Trump Dossier Seen as a Cool OperatorNew York Times
Washington Post -Daily Mail -TIME -CNN
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Donald Trump open to lifting sanctions on Russia - USA TODAY

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 07:17

USA TODAY

Donald Trump open to lifting sanctions on Russia
USA TODAY
President-elect Donald Trump says he will keep the latest sanctions on Russia in place "for a period of time" but is open to lifting them if Moscow cooperates on issues of mutual interest. Trump also says he is not committed to a longstanding agreement ...
Trump suggests he would be open to lifting sanctions on RussiaCNN
What Happens Next?Huffington Post
Trump Open to Lifting Russia Sanctions, Not Committed to 'One China' Policy: ReportNBCNews.com
Daily Beast -Bloomberg -Business Insider -Yahoo News
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Mahmoud Abbas: US embassy move to Jerusalem would hurt peace - BBC News

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 06:53

The Indian Express

Mahmoud Abbas: US embassy move to Jerusalem would hurt peace
BBC News
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has warned that peace could suffer if President-elect Donald Trump carries out plans to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. He spoke at the inauguration of the Palestinian embassy to the Holy See, ...
Abbas warns over Trump US Israel embassy moveYahoo News
Pope Francis Meets Mahmoud Abbas, Head of Palestinian Authority, Ahead of TalksNBCNews.com
Palestinians establish embassy at the VaticanUPI.com
Newsweek -Catholic News Service -JP Updates -Business Insider
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Merkel Backs Multilateral Approach as Trump Presidency Nears - New York Times

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 05:53

Washington Post

Merkel Backs Multilateral Approach as Trump Presidency Nears
New York Times
BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is stressing as she awaits Donald Trump's inauguration that the world's problems need solving in cooperation, rather than by each country individually. Asked at a news conference Saturday about protectionist ...
Merkel urges United States to stick to international cooperationYahoo News
Merkel to Enlist Trump, Warns of 'Protectionist Tendencies'Bloomberg
Merkel dusts off old slogans for new approach in election yearDeutsche Welle

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'Barack Obama's legacy is toast' - dailytelegraph.com.au

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 05:09

dailytelegraph.com.au

'Barack Obama's legacy is toast'
dailytelegraph.com.au
HE rose to power on the promise of hope and ran a country on the promise of transformation. Now, as President Barack Obama prepares to leave the White House, his legacy is perilously under threat. Obama will next weekend be succeeded by a man who ...

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