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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, right, accompanied by Trump Administration officials, meets with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, left, and other Chinese officials as they begin US-China Trade Talks in the Diplomatic Room of the Eisenhower Executiv
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
January 31, 2019 - 6:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump expects to meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to try to resolve a six-month trade standoff after U.S. and Chinese negotiators ended two days of talks Thursday without settling the toughest issues that divide the world's two biggest economies. "If...
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In this undated photo, released Thursday Jan. 31, 2019, by Zoo Basel, zoo keepers routinely take DNA samples from female orangutan cub Padma to determine her paternity at the Basel Zoo.
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January 31, 2019 - 6:23 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A paternity test on a baby orangutan has come back with a surprising result. Basel Zoo in northwestern Switzerland said Thursday the test showed 5-month-old Padma wasn't fathered by the male in her enclosure. Keepers routinely take DNA samples from newborn orangutans because the...
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Pro and Anti Brexit protesters demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.
Alastair Grant/AP Photo
January 31, 2019 - 10:57 am
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — A key member of Prime Minister Theresa May's government acknowledged Thursday that Britain's exit from the European Union may have to be delayed if negotiations on a divorce deal drag on. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told the BBC that while it is...
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In this Oct. 26, 2010 file photograph, a worker rides a bicycle in front of the reactor building of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, just outside the southern city of Bushehr.
Mehr News Agency, Majid Asgaripour, File/AP Photo
January 31, 2019 - 10:30 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Three European nations appeared poised Thursday to announce they have created a way for Iran to continue trade with them and avoid re-imposed U.S. sanctions, two Iranian officials said, setting up a potential collision with President Donald Trump's maximalist approach against...
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FILE - In this April 17, 2018 file photo, a man walks beside Canada's embassy in Havana, Cuba.
AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File
January 30, 2019 - 10:26 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Canada announced Wednesday it is removing up to half of the Canadians at its embassy in Cuba after another diplomat fell mysteriously ill. Canada has confirmed 14 cases of unexplained health problems since early 2017. Twenty-six workers at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba have also been...
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An Iranian woman walks her dogs in Tehran's wealthy Elahiyeh district in 2013.
Behrouz Mehr/Getty Images via CNN
January 30, 2019 - 9:40 pm
By Shirzad Bozormehr and Eliza Mackintosh, CNN (CNN) -- Dog-walking has reportedly been banned from public places in Iran's capital. "Certain people who bring their dogs to public places cause panic and anxiety among the public," Tehran's chief of police Hossein Rahimi told state news agency Young...
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In this Dec. 18, 2018, photo, a surveillance camera is mounted near the Huawei headquarters in Shenzhen in south China's Guangdong province.
Andy Wong/AP Photo
January 30, 2019 - 1:54 pm
By Paul Wiseman and Christopher Rugaber, AP Economics Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators start two days of high-level talks Wednesday aimed at settling a six-month trade war that has weakened both sides, shaken financial markets and clouded the outlook for the global economy...
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Opposition National Assembly President Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president of Venezuela, speaks with the media upon his arrival to National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019.
Fernando Llano/AP
January 30, 2019 - 8:21 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opposition leader Juan Guaido is looking to ratchet up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro with walkouts across Venezuela on Wednesday, just a day after the embattled socialist administration barred Guaido from leaving the country while he is investigated for anti-...
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European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt arrives for a Brexit Steering Group meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019.
Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP
January 30, 2019 - 7:49 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Top European Union Brexit officials insisted Wednesday that the EU's divorce agreement with Britain cannot be renegotiated as Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to seek fresh concessions from the bloc just weeks before her country is set to leave. "The EU institutions remain united...
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Venezuela's self-declared interim leader Juan Guaido, accompanied by his wife Fabiana Rosales, speaks to supporters during a gathering to propose amnesty laws for police and military, at a public plaza in Las Mercedes neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, S
AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd
January 29, 2019 - 8:52 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's Supreme Court barred opposition leader Juan Guaido from leaving the country Tuesday, a move certain to heighten tensions as the man challenging President Nicolas Maduro's claim to the presidency presses forward with establishing a transitional government and...
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