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Duterte in U-Turn Says China Can’t Fish Philippines Waters

Duterte in U-Turn Says China Can’t Fish Philippines Waters

The Philippines is not waiving its rights to exclusive waters in the South China Sea, President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday, walking back on an earlier stance allowing Chinese fishing that some
North Korea Urges South to Stop Mediating Between North, U.S.

North Korea Urges South to Stop Mediating Between North, U.S.

North Korea says South Korea must stop trying to work as a mediator in talks between Pyongyang and Washington.
Happy Talk of Trump-Xi Truce Masks Twisting Path to a Trade Deal

Happy Talk of Trump-Xi Truce Masks Twisting Path to a Trade Deal

The U.S. and China are headed for an uneasy trade-war truce and a return to the negotiating table. While financial markets may cheer such a breakthrough, the celebrations may be short-lived when the
Trump Plans Breakfast With Saudi Crown Prince Before Xi Meeting at G-20 Summit

Trump Plans Breakfast With Saudi Crown Prince Before Xi Meeting at G-20 Summit

President Donald Trump will have breakfast with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman before a high-stakes meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday, White House spokesman Hogan
Huawei Personnel Worked With China’s Military on Research Projects

Huawei Personnel Worked With China’s Military on Research Projects

Several Huawei Technologies Co. employees have collaborated on research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel, indicating closer ties to the country’s military than previously acknowledged by
North Korea in G-20 Spotlight as Australian Student Goes Missing

North Korea in G-20 Spotlight as Australian Student Goes Missing

Fears are growing that North Korea has detained an Australian student living in Pyongyang, potentially complicating efforts among some Group of 20 nations to get Kim Jong Un’s regime back to nuclear
Hong Kong Protesters Disperse After Causing China New Grief

Hong Kong Protesters Disperse After Causing China New Grief

Hong Kong protesters dispersed early Thursday after a six-hour siege of the city’s police headquarters, as opponents of the Beijing-backed government attempted to put their case on the global agenda
Hunt’s Tax and Spending Plans Would Cost U.K. $36 Billion

Hunt’s Tax and Spending Plans Would Cost U.K. $36 Billion

Jeremy Hunt’s tax and spending proposals could cost the U.K. exchequer around 28 billion pounds ($36 billion) a year, adding to long-term pressures on the public finances, according to the Institute
Democrats Tangle on Private Health Insurance in First Debate

Democrats Tangle on Private Health Insurance in First Debate

Health care sparked some of the most intense exchanges in the first debate among Democratic presidential candidates, who agreed that Americans must have universal insurance coverage but differed about
What You Need to Know About DACA and the ‘Dreamers’

What You Need to Know About DACA and the ‘Dreamers’

The program was crafted by President Barack Obama in 2012 to shield young, undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Iran Set to Overshadow G-20 as Leaders Try to Save Nuclear Deal

Iran Set to Overshadow G-20 as Leaders Try to Save Nuclear Deal

World leaders are set to hold emergency talks in an attempt to rescue the Iran nuclear deal and avert a major international security crisis when they meet at the Group of 20 summit in Japan this week.
A Pig-Fattening Drug Triggered the Latest China-Canada Trade Spat

A Pig-Fattening Drug Triggered the Latest China-Canada Trade Spat

Several years ago, Canadian hog producers won market share in the lucrative Chinese pork market by ditching ractopamine, to feed addictive to speed weight gain.
Brazil's Bolsonaro Vows Punishment for G-20 Cocaine Trafficking

Brazil's Bolsonaro Vows Punishment for G-20 Cocaine Trafficking

President Jair Bolsonaro described the trafficking of cocaine by a sergeant on a Brazilian Air Force plane bound for the G-20 summit in Japan as “unacceptable” and denied it had any connection to his
Democrats Just Got an ‘Ominous’ Sign in the Fight to Save Obamacare

Democrats Just Got an ‘Ominous’ Sign in the Fight to Save Obamacare

Democrats seeking to save Obamacare from oblivion were asked by a federal appeals court to explain why they should be allowed to defend the national health-care plan in court if the Trump
Indonesia on Edge as Court Rules on Jokowi's Re-election Dispute

Indonesia on Edge as Court Rules on Jokowi's Re-election Dispute

An Indonesian court began delivering its verdict on an appeal against the re-election of President Joko Widodo, with tens of thousands of armed police and military personnel deployed across Jakarta to
FAA Finds New Risk on 737 Max, Orders Boeing to Make Changes

FAA Finds New Risk on 737 Max, Orders Boeing to Make Changes

Tests on Boeing Co.’s 737 Max have revealed a safety risk unrelated to two fatal crashes that led to the model’s grounding, prompting U.S. regulators to order additional design changes. Shares of the
Border Official Says Migrant Facilities Are Stocked ‘Like Costco’ With Supplies

Border Official Says Migrant Facilities Are Stocked ‘Like Costco’ With Supplies

Emotions flared during a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing Wednesday after a picture of a migrant and his daughter who drowned trying to cross into the U.S. underscored the urgency for
Trump Eclipsed by Democrats as He Heads to G-20 Summit in Japan

Trump Eclipsed by Democrats as He Heads to G-20 Summit in Japan

President Donald Trump found himself in an unfamiliar position Wednesday night, serving as a backdrop rather than the main attraction as his Democratic rivals kicked off a series of presidential
Boris Johnson Predicts ‘Million-to-One’ Chance of No-Deal Brexit

Boris Johnson Predicts ‘Million-to-One’ Chance of No-Deal Brexit

Boris Johnson zigzagged back to a softer Brexit stance, saying there was a "million to one" chance he’d lead Britain into a chaotic split from Europe, as lawmakers sought to make sure he couldn’t even
Libya’s Strongman Suffers Surprise Setback in Tripoli Offensive

Libya’s Strongman Suffers Surprise Setback in Tripoli Offensive

Forces loyal to the internationally recognized government of Libya retook the strategic city of Gharyan, the interior minister said, a setback for eastern commander Khalifa Haftar’s offensive to