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Last Build Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:30:04 EDT

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China's Xi Jinping Outlines Vision for Future as Tech Power

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:26:42 EDT

Chinese President Xi Jinping outlined an updated vision for China’s future as an internet and technology power, pledging more state support for sectors caught in the cross-hairs of a trade fight with the U.S. image

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North Korea's Kim Strikes Milder Tone on Nuclear Tests, Detainees

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:44:14 EDT

Leader Kim Jong Un said North Korea would close its nuclear test facility and suspend long-range missile testing. He also separately assured CIA Director Mike Pompeo that a meeting with President Trump could be paired with the release of three American detainees.image

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White House Backs Funding Increase for World Bank

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 16:57:17 EDT

The Trump administration is setting aside its skepticism of big international institutions that manage the global economy, in part because it wants to use the World Bank as a counterweight to China’s growing international influence. image

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Inspectors Enter Syrian Site of Suspected Chemical Attack

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:32:29 EDT

An international team was allowed into the Syrian town to investigate. Dozens of people were killed two weeks ago in the area. image

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Hamas Member Is Assassinated in Malaysia

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 13:31:21 EDT

Hamas said one of its members was assassinated in Malaysia. The killing came amid heightened tensions between Hamas and Israel, and a day after Israeli intelligence minister Yisrael Katz warned of the potential for targeted killings of Hamas members.image

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