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South Korean leader starts fence-mending trip to China

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South Korean President Moon Jae-In began his first state visit to China on Wednesday to soothe relations strained by the US deployment of an anti-missile system that has angered Beijing. Moon is also expected to discuss the North Korean nuclear crisis during his four-day trip, which includes talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday. The US military installed the powerful THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) system in the South earlier this year to guard against threats from the nuclear-armed North.

Inside Trump's White House: Fallout from the Alabama Senate race

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The reverberations from Doug Jones' apparent victory extended into the West Wing early Wednesday morning, with Trump's political shop facing a potential crisis.

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As ISIS Recedes, U.S. Steps Up Focus on Iran

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As the U.S. military campaign against Islamic State winds down in the Middle East, the Trump administration is turning its focus to what it sees as a bigger threat: Iran.

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Canadians have donated $12.5M to Myanmar refugee crisis, government intends to match it

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Canada's aid will go towards addressing the needs of women and girls, including survivors of sexual and gender-based violence.

Inside Trump's White House: Fallout from the Alabama Senate race

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The reverberations from Doug Jones' apparent victory extended into the West Wing early Wednesday morning, with Trump's political shop facing a potential crisis.

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EU in crisis amid Polexit fears: Poland 'could LEAVE bloc over refugee row'

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POLAND could leave the European Union as the result of a prolonged row over refugees, an expert has claimed.

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Homeless crisis on the West Coast

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The U.S. homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010

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DHS secretary: Border wall would help ease ‘national crisis’

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HIDALGO, Texas (AP) — The new head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says she hopes construction on a border wall will begin soon. Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen made the remarks Wednesday while standing in front of the existing border fence north of the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas. She said she didn't know when the ...]

Opioid crisis strains foster system as kids pried from homes

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The case arrives with all the routine of a traffic citation: A baby boy, just 4 days old and exposed to heroin in his mother's womb, is shuddering through withdrawal in intensive care, his fate now here in a shabby courthouse that hosts a parade of human misery.

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China Is Still Angry Over the Last Taiwan Crisis (And Its Military Is Ready)

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Thus, despite the growing threat it faces from an increasingly powerful China and the high uncertainty surrounding the future of the region, circumstances—particularly the potential for Beijing to alienate Seoul should the relationship continue to sour—could in fact turn more favorable for Taiwan, thus creating an opportunity to play a greater role in regional security. Twenty-one years, as Taiwanese were readying to hold their country’s first direct presidential election later in March, China flexed its military muscles by holding a series of military exercises and firing missiles within thirty-five miles off the ports of Keelung and Kaohsiung, causing a panic in Taiwan and prompted U.S. President William J. Clinton to deploy a carrier battle group to international waters near Taiwan.

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