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Friday, Dec 02, 2016

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Duterte says Trump wished his drug crackdown 'success'

President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday Donald Trump wished his anti-drug crackdown would succeed during a telephone call and he assured the U.S. president-elect the Philippines would maintain its ties with America
Updated: 11 minutes ago
The Latest: Scholar says China concerned about Trump policy

The Latest: Scholar says China concerned about Trump policy

One of China's best-known international relations scholars says President-elect Donald Trump's call with Taiwan's leader will not help ease Beijing's concerns about U.S. policy toward China under the incoming administration
Updated: 1 hour ago
Trump speaks directly with Taiwan's leader, irking China

Trump speaks directly with Taiwan's leader, irking China

In a break with decadeslong diplomatic tradition, President-elect Donald Trump has spoken directly with the president of Taiwan, a move that drew an irritated response from China and looked set to cast uncertainty over U.S. policy toward Asia
Updated: 1 hour ago
Small Brazilian city prepares to bury remains of soccer club

Small Brazilian city prepares to bury remains of soccer club

A small Brazilian city that was captivated by the rise of its modest soccer club prepared on Saturday to bury the dead from a plane crash that claimed most of the team's players and staff
Updated: 2 hours ago
Death threats and abuse for woman leading Brexit court fight

Death threats and abuse for woman leading Brexit court fight

The financial entrepreneur behind the lawsuit challenging British government efforts to trigger the exit from the European Union is paying the price for challenging the government on the heated issue of Brexit
Updated: 2 hours ago
China hopes Trump call with Taiwan leader won't damage ties

China hopes Trump call with Taiwan leader won't damage ties

President-elect Donald Trump has spoken with the president of Taiwan, a move that will be sure to anger China
Updated: 2 hours ago
The Latest: China's foreign minister reacts to Trump's call

The Latest: China's foreign minister reacts to Trump's call

China's foreign minister says he hopes Beijing's relations with the U.S. won't be "interfered with or damaged" after President-elect Donald Trump broke with decadeslong diplomatic tradition and spoke directly with Taiwan's leader
Updated: 2 hours ago

China's foreign minister hopes US relations won't be "interfered with or damaged" after Trump speaks with Taiwan leader

China's foreign minister hopes US relations won't be "interfered with or damaged" after Trump speaks with Taiwan leader
Updated: 3 hours ago
What US presidents said about ties with China and Taiwan

What US presidents said about ties with China and Taiwan

Former President Jimmy Carter said in 1979 that if the U.S. feels that Taiwan is unnecessarily endangered, it may position the Pacific Fleet between the island and mainland China
Updated: 3 hours ago
AFA hired firm to fly Argentine team without knowing plane

AFA hired firm to fly Argentine team without knowing plane

Argentina's soccer federation hired a company that charters flights to transport superstar Lionel Messi and the rest of the national team for a World Cup qualifying game without knowing the name of the airline or the model of the plane
Updated: 4 hours ago