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U.S. Orders China To Shut Houston Consulate In Move China Calls ‘Unprecedented Escalation’

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has told China to close its consulate in Houston, both countries said on Wednesday, further deteriorating bilateral ties,...

EU Agrees On $2.1 Trillion Deal After Marathon Summit

BRUSSELS (AP) — After four days and nights of wrangling, exhausted European Union leaders finally clinched a deal on an unprecedented 1.8 trillion-euro ($2.1...

Insults, Slammed Fists: EU Virus Summit Goes Into 4th Day

BRUSSELS (AP) — Weary and bleary, European Union leaders on Monday geared up for a fourth day of fighting over an unprecedented 1.85 trillion-euro...

John Lewis, U.S. Congressman and Sharecropper’s Son, Was Civil Rights Hero

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Lewis, who died on Friday at age 80, was a hero of the U.S. civil rights movement of the 1960s...

Hong Kong Demands Taiwan Officials Sign ‘One China’ Document For Visa Renewal, Source Says

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwanese officials in Hong Kong have been told their visas will not be renewed unless they sign a document supporting Beijing’s...

Experts Say Twitter Breach Troubling, Undermines Trust

HONG KONG (AP) — A breach in Twitter’s security that allowed hackers to break into the accounts of leaders and technology moguls is one...

China Warns UK: ‘Dumping’ Huawei Will Cost You

LONDON/BEIJING (Reuters) - China warned British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday that his decision to ban Huawei from the 5G network would cost...

Body Camera Footage of Floyd Arrest Could Show More of Story

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Video from the body cameras of two officers charged in George Floyd’s death is being made available for public viewing by...

More Fighting As Taiwan Opposition Again Occupies Parliament

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan’s main opposition party again occupied parliament on Tuesday to protest against the nomination of a close aide to the president...

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro Tests Positive For COVID-19

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying the virus’ severity. Bolsonaro confirmed...

Japan Floods, Mudslides Kill At Least 44 As Streets Turn To Rivers

TOKYO (Reuters) - Torrential rain hit Japan’s southwestern island of Kyushu on Monday, with at least one more river bursting its banks, as the...

Canada’s Trudeau Rejects Call To Swap Huawei Executive For Detainees In China

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday rejected a call to swap an imprisoned Huawei Technologies Co Ltd executive for...

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