Trump: no meeting with China's Xi before trade deadline

Trump: no meeting with China's Xi before trade deadline

President Donald Trump made clear Thursday he does not plan to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping before a March 1 deadline to reach a deal to end a trade war between the world's two biggest economies. Conway G.
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U.S. lawmakers warn Trump 'emergency' sets dangerous precedent

U.S. lawmakers warn Trump 'emergency' sets dangerous precedent

Democrats and some Republicans in the U.S. Congress condemned President Donald Trump's attempt to use a national emergency to construct a wall along the border with Mexico.
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Kosovo's new army parades, Serbs disapprove

Kosovo's new army parades, Serbs disapprove

Members of the Kosovo Security Force marched as an army for the first time in the country's 11th independence day parade on Sunday (February 17). In December last year, Kosovo's parliament voted to create a 5,000-strong standing army, a week after S
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Acting Pentagon chief not decided yet on funding border wall

Acting Pentagon chief not decided yet on funding border wall

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday he had not yet determined whether a border wall with Mexico was a military necessity or how much Pentagon money would be used. Zachary Goelman reports
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Islamic State's Syria territory faces collapse

Islamic State's Syria territory faces collapse

The battle for Islamic State's last territory in Syria continued over the weekend. With the militants facing certain defeat, questions remain over what will happen to the survivors and U.S. plans to withdraw its troops from the country. Matthew Larot
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Trump's choice for U.N. ambassador withdraws

Trump's choice for U.N. ambassador withdraws

U.S. President Donald Trump’s choice for ambassador to the United Nations, Heather Nauert, has withdrawn from consideration for the job for family reasons.
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Lee Radziwill, Jackie Kennedy Onassis' younger sister, dies at 85

Lee Radziwill, Jackie Kennedy Onassis' younger sister, dies at 85

Lee Radziwill, the younger sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis who was witness to history in the “Camelot” White House, married a prince and counted Andy Warhol, Truman Capote and Rudolf Nureyev as friends in a star-studded life, has died at the age
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Fired Aurora employee kills victims with illegal gun

Fired Aurora employee kills victims with illegal gun

45-year-old Gary Martin had been terminated from his job before he killed five people at a factory in Aurora, Illinois with a handgun he illegally owned, according to Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman on Saturday. Colette Luke has more.
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Mueller seeks tough sentence for Manafort

Mueller seeks tough sentence for Manafort

Prosecutors for Special Counsel Robert Mueller urged a federal judge in Virginia on Friday to impose a strict prison sentence for President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort, after a jury last year convicted him on eight counts of
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More U.S. aid for Venezuela arrives in Colombia

More U.S. aid for Venezuela arrives in Colombia

A U.S. military transport plane carrying humanitarian aid meant for Venezuelans landed in the Colombian border city of Cucuta on Saturday, where food and medicine are being stored amid uncertainty over how and where aid will be distributed.
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Legal fights brewing against Trump's declaration

Legal fights brewing against Trump's declaration

Congressional lawmakers, several states and independent groups are already fighting back against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration in his bid to to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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McCarrick expelled from Catholic priesthood

McCarrick expelled from Catholic priesthood

The disgraced former American cardinal, Theodore McCarrick, is now the highest profile Vatican figure to be dismissed from priesthood in modern times. The allegations against him include sexual abuse of minors. Francis Maguire reports
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Nigeria presidential election postponed by a week

Nigeria presidential election postponed by a week

Nigeria's presidential election, which was due to be held on Saturday, has been postponed by a week, the chairman of the country's electoral commission said hours before polls were due to open.
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Gunman in Illinois warehouse kills five people

Gunman in Illinois warehouse kills five people

A gunman opened fire in a warehouse on Friday in Aurora Illinois, an hour west of Chicago, killing five people. The shooter, identified as 45-year-old Gary Martin, was an employee at the sprawling industrial complex in Aurora. He also wounded five po
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Lyft''s strategy vs. Uber in IPO race.

Lyft''s strategy vs. Uber in IPO race.

In the ride-hailing app race to the market, growth could be be the key. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.
Barbie turns 60 at New York Toy Fair

Barbie turns 60 at New York Toy Fair

Mattel showcases its best toys before New York Toy Fair as its shares drop on sales forecast.
Wall Street rallies on trade hopes

Wall Street rallies on trade hopes

Wall Street rallied on Friday, with the Dow and the Nasdaq posting their eighth consecutive weekly gains as investors grew hopeful that the United States and China would hammer out an agreement resolving their trade war.
Trump obese, but "in very good health overall”

Trump obese, but "in very good health overall”

President Donald Trump has put on a few pounds over the past year and is now in the obese range, although he remains in "very good health overall," according to the results of a physical examination conducted last week.
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Trump declares U.S.-Mexico border emergency

Trump declares U.S.-Mexico border emergency

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border without congressional approval, an action Democrats vowed to challenge as a violation of the U.S. Constitution.
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Australian leaders warned: act now to save koalas

Australian leaders warned: act now to save koalas

The President of WWF International has warned Australian leaders that the nation's iconic marsupial, the koala, is at risk of extinction due to high rates of deforestation.
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London Fashion Week faces Brexit reality

London Fashion Week faces Brexit reality

London Fashion Week is kicking off but any of its collections won't hit store shelves until after Britain leaves the European Union. Retailers and designers are fear the divorce will effect their business, and access to talent.
Chinese citizens protest against Spain's BBVA bank

Chinese citizens protest against Spain's BBVA bank

Hundreds of Chinese citizens gathered in front of a BBVA branch in the Spanish capital to protest against the bank after their accounts were blocked.
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RBS sounds alarm over Brexit

RBS sounds alarm over Brexit

RBS earnings are on the up, but the bank is worried about the impact of a hard Brexit.
Ghanaian student transforms tires into furniture

Ghanaian student transforms tires into furniture

Jeffrey Yeboah has started his own business: making household furniture out of old tires.
How Amazon scrapped its New York headquarters plans

How Amazon scrapped its New York headquarters plans

Amazon says the decision came together in the last 48 hours. But as Fred Katayama reports, the decision was by some measures months in the making.