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President Donald Trump meets with China's President Xi Jinping during their bilateral meeting at the G20 Summit, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
December 03, 2018 - 11:26 am
By Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The dinner table diplomacy that Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China conducted over the weekend produced something as vague as it was valuable: an agreement to keep talking. Forged over grilled sirloin at the Group of 20 summit...
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December 02, 2018 - 9:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The truce in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China should boost rattled financial markets, at least likely through year's end, experts say. But the stock market's wild gyrations of recent months likely will persist as the two countries strain to reach a permanent accord. "...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017, file photo, provided by U.S. law enforcement, authorities escort Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, from a plane to a waiting caravan of SUVs at Long Island MacArthur Airport, in Ronkonkoma, N.Y.
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December 02, 2018 - 3:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has offered a screenplay-worthy picture of the lawlessness and excesses during his rise to power as Mexico's most infamous drug lord. Since the trial got underway on Nov. 13, witnesses have described how Guzman used tunnels dug under the...
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Demonstrators hold signs and wave flags as they march in the main EU quarter during a 'Claim the Climate' march in Brussels, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018.
AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert
December 02, 2018 - 3:08 pm
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Negotiators from around the world began two weeks of talks on curbing climate change Sunday, three years after sealing a landmark deal in Paris that set a goal of keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit). Envoys from almost 200 nations...
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Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador greets the crowd at the end of his inaugural ceremony at the National Congress in Mexico City, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018.
AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo
December 02, 2018 - 10:16 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador used his first full day in office Sunday to double down on promises to deploy Mexico's military for public security to address a key concern: stemming rampant violence and rising murders. Speaking before rows of generals at a sun-drenched...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2018, file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara attend ceremonies at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
AP Photo/Francois Mori, Pool, File
December 02, 2018 - 10:09 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Sunday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges related to a corruption case involving Israel's telecom giant, prompting immediate calls for his resignation. Police say their investigation has established an evidentiary foundation...
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Hooded demonstrators smash a car during a demonstration Saturday, Dec.1, 2018 in Paris.
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December 02, 2018 - 9:47 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron visited the graffiti-damaged Arc de Triomphe monument and held an emergency meeting on security Sunday, a day after central Paris was hit by France's worst riot in a generation. Macron, who was meeting with his prime minister and interior and...
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December 01, 2018 - 11:50 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The United States and China reached a 90-day ceasefire in a trade dispute that has rattled financial markets and threatened world economic growth. The breakthrough came after a dinner meeting Saturday between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the...
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(Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
December 01, 2018 - 8:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Saturday took aim at Russian President Vladimir Putin, accusing him of trying to "muck around" in the U.S. midterm elections, of duplicity in arms control and of acting irresponsibly in last weekend's naval confrontation with Ukraine. In remarks at...
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December 01, 2018 - 7:26 pm
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Thousands of faithful and dignitaries have attended the lighting of the giant Christmas tree outside the Church of the Nativity in the traditional birthplace of Jesus. Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah and Father Francesco Patton, a top official with the Catholic...
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