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  • U.S., China bicker over ‘extravagant expectations’ on trade deal

    U.S., China bicker over ‘extravagant expectations’ on trade deal0

    BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China accused the United States on Monday of harboring “extravagant expectations” for a trade deal, underlining the gulf between the two sides as U.S. action against China’s technology giant Huawei began hitting the global tech sector. Adding to tensions, the U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough

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  • New Ukraine President Zelenskiy dissolves parliament

    New Ukraine President Zelenskiy dissolves parliament0

    Ukraine’s President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy takes the oath of office during his inauguration ceremony in the parliament hall in Kiev, Ukraine May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office on Monday and immediately announced he was dissolving parliament and calling a snap election, aiming to win

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  • European mainstream politicians see hope in downfall of Austrian far right leader

    European mainstream politicians see hope in downfall of Austrian far right leader0

    VIENNA (Reuters) – Politicians from Europe’s mainstream parties called on voters to stand against the far right, after a video sting brought down the leader of Austria’s Freedom Party, hurting the momentum of nationalists days before a European parliamentary election. Austria’s president called on Sunday for the country to hold a snap general election in

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