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U.S., Chinese officials to meet next week in Washington on trade: White House

Officials from the United States and China will meet next week in Washington to continue working on a trade deal after having made progress in talks in Beijing this week, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement on Friday.


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Posted 2019/02/15 12:49:40

Explainer: Jaish-e-Mohammad, the Pakistan-based militants, at heart of tension with India

A Pakistan-based militant group, Jaish-e-Mohammad, has taken responsibility for the deadliest attack on security forces in Indian Kashmir in 30 years of insurgency, ratcheting up tension between the nuclear-armed South Asian neighbors.


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Posted 2019/02/15 12:43:06

PepsiCo forecasts surprise drop in 2019 adjusted profit

PepsiCo Inc forecast a surprise drop in full-year profit on Friday, hit by a stronger dollar, increased investments in its business and a higher tax bill.


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Posted 2019/02/15 11:28:29

Explainer: Low vaccination rates, global outbreaks fuel U.S. measles spread

A measles outbreak that has stricken at least 225 people in New York state since October began with a traveler who visited Israel during the Jewish high holidays and returned to a predominantly ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Rockland County.


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Posted 2019/02/15 11:08:54

Trump set to declare border emergency, sign shutdown-averting bill

President Donald Trump was poised on Friday to declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, a move that Democrats vowed to challenge as an unconstitutional attempt to fund his proposed border wall without approval from Congress.


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Posted 2019/02/15 11:04:31

West ups defense spending to keep ahead of Chinese tech: conference report

The United States led a rise in Western defense spending in 2018 as it moved to keep ahead of Chinese and Russian pushes into advanced military technology, a report said on Friday.


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Posted 2019/02/15 10:44:22

Human Rights Watch says Myanmar government using ‘abusive laws’ to punish critics

Myanmar's government under Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has used repressive laws to prosecute peaceful critics, dashing hopes that its first democratic leader in decades would safeguard free speech, Human Rights Watch said on Friday.


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Posted 2019/02/15 10:42:49

Myanmar army chief denies systematic persecution of Rohingya

Myanmar's army chief, who is facing international calls that he be prosecuted for genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority, has denied any systematic army persecution and said such accusations were an insult to his country's honor.


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Posted 2019/02/15 10:34:40

European shares recover after weak data wobble

European shares recovered on Friday after weak U.S. and Chinese economic data earlier sent global equity markets into a dive.


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Posted 2019/02/15 10:29:50

Private equity firms win over Scout24 with improved $6.4 billion bid

Hellman & Friedman and Blackstone have won over Scout24 after raising their offer for the online classifieds group to 5.7 billion euros ($6.4 billion) including debt, setting up the biggest takeover of a listed German company by private equity.


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Posted 2019/02/15 10:26:16

Indian PM Modi warns Pakistan of strong response for Kashmir attack

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned Pakistan on Friday to expect a strong response to a car bomb attack on a military convoy in Kashmir that killed 44 paramilitary policemen, ratcheting up tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors.


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Posted 2019/02/15 09:30:18

India summons Pakistan envoy over Kashmir attack: Indian government source

India summoned Pakistan's envoy on Friday over a deadly attack in Kashmir and served a diplomatic notice demanding Islamabad take action against the militant group that has taken responsibility for the attack, a government source said.


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Posted 2019/02/15 09:29:26

Wall Street divided on Brexit: Goldman sees a deal, JPMorgan sees a delay

As the United Kingdom's Brexit crisis deepens, two of the titans of Wall Street have starkly different views of the ultimate outcome: Goldman Sachs sees a 50 percent probability of a ratified deal while JPMorgan sees a delay.


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Posted 2019/02/15 07:43:50

Trump vows emergency declaration over wall, agrees to shutdown-averting bill

President Donald Trump vowed on Thursday to declare a national emergency in an attempt to fund his U.S.-Mexico border wall without congressional approval, a step likely to plunge him into a battle with Congress over constitutional powers.


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Posted 2019/02/15 05:22:48

U.S. sends first families to Mexico to await asylum, rights groups sue

The United States began sending Central American families seeking asylum back to Mexico this week, a Mexican immigration source said on Thursday, while U.S. human rights groups sued the Trump administration, saying the policy puts migrants in danger.


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Posted 2019/02/15 03:00:03

Explainer: Trump risks legal fight with emergency threat on wall

President Donald Trump will almost certainly face legal challenges over his decision to declare a national emergency to get additional funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall, circumventing the power of Congress to set spending policy.


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Posted 2019/02/15 02:58:10

House advances border security funds toward final passage

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved the rules for debating a bill to avert another partial federal government shutdown by funding several agencies but denying President Donald Trump's demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.


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Posted 2019/02/15 02:58:10

Singapore to Hanoi: The bumpy diplomatic road since Trump and Kim first met

It's been the better part of a year since U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stood face to face for the first time at their unprecedented summit in Singapore.


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Posted 2019/02/15 02:17:01

House passes border security bill, sends to Trump

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bipartisan border security bill aimed at averting a government shutdown and sent it to President Donald Trump, including new barriers for part of the U.S.-Mexico border but not the $5.7 billion he sought.


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Posted 2019/02/15 02:07:04

New Authentication Process

G2Alphabet Team believe they have a more generic way of authenticating users

Posted 2019/02/14 23:00:22