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World reacts to Trump's speech on new Afghanistan strategy

Global reaction to President Donald Trump's speech on the new U.S. strategy in Afghanistan:<p>Afghanistan's chief executive is welcoming President …

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Trump furious after court upholds block on travel ban

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's travel ban will remain blocked, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.<p>The unanimous ruling from a three-judge panel means that citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries will continue to be able to travel to the US, despite Trump's executive order last month.<p>It is …

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Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro says no referendum this year

<b>Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has said that a referendum the opposition is trying to call to oust him will not take place this year.</b><p>There was no time to organise the recall referendum, said Mr Maduro.<p>On Friday the National Electoral Council (CNE) declared more than 600,000 signatures on a …

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Biden criticizes Trump, 'blame game' politics in California speech

Tweets from https://twitter.com/politico/lists/team-politico<p>Vice President Joe Biden said Saturday that Americans can’t continue to let politics bitterly divide this country.<p>“We can’t let this go on because our politics is pulling this country apart,” Biden said while speaking at the California …

Clinton thunders to big win over Sanders in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hillary Clinton overwhelmed Bernie Sanders in Saturday's South Carolina primary, drawing staggering support from the state's black Democrats and seizing an increasingly strong position as the presidential race barrels toward Super Tuesday's crucial contests.<p>Clinton's lopsided …

'Love the party, protect the party': How Xi Jinping is bringing China's media to heel

The Communist party is in a ‘no holds barred’ battle to wrestle absolute control of all media to project a better image of China<p>It was an astonishing admission from one of the Communist party’s key mouthpieces: with China’s economic star fading, its leaders now urgently needed to strengthen their …

U.S., allies conduct 22 strikes against Islamic State: U.S. military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies targeted Islamic State in Iraq with 14 strikes on Friday and also hit the militant group with eight strikes in Syria on the same day, the U.S. military said on Saturday.<p>Seven of the strikes in Iraq were near Mosul in the north, hitting two …

This Map Visualizes China's Growing Military Capabilities In The South China Sea

This awesome interactive map shows China’s emerging area denial and anti-access military capabilities in the South China Sea. It is useful in …

Cruz and Rubio release tax returns and demand Trump do the same

Sen. Ted Cruz released four years of tax figures Saturday as a gesture of "transparency and accountability," joining rival Marco Rubio in challenging Donald Trump to do the same as the three battle for the Republican presidential nomination ahead of Super Tuesday's crucial contests next week.<p>But …

Only one person can stop China from buying up big American companies

As of last week, 102 Chinese outbound mergers-and-acquisitions deals were announced so far this year, amounting to $81.6 billion in value. That's up from 72 deals worth $11 billion in the same period last year, according to Dealogic.<p>But while the Treasury has a committee dedicated to vetting deals …

With Nevada In The Bag, Donald Trump Barrels Toward The GOP Nomination

How the West was Trumped.<p>Billionaire real estate investor and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump easily swept the Nevada Republican caucuses on Tuesday.<p>The Nevada win showed that Trump can prevail in caucuses, where organization is key to turning out voters who are willing to spend …

U.S.-China Showdown Keeps Inching Closer

China is playing a game of chicken with the United States in the South China Sea. All signs suggest that Beijing is betting the U.S. will blink and …

China's currency reserves plunged in January

<b>China's foreign currency reserves plunged by $99.5bn in January, the People's Bank of China reported.</b><p>China has been running down its vast foreign currency reserves in an attempt to boost the value of its own currency and stem a flow of funds overseas.<p>At $3.23 trillion, China still has the world's …

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China group to buy Chicago Stock Exchange

One of America's oldest stock exchanges has just been sold to China.<p>The 134-year-old Chicago Stock Exchange reached a deal on Friday to be acquired by a Chinese-led group of investors.<p>The purchase by Chongqing Casin Enterprise Group is the latest U.S. investment made by China and would give the …

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