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China condemns both North Korea and US amid difficult balancing act over Kim Jong-un's nuclear ambitions

China condemns both North Korea and US amid difficult balancing act over Kim Jong-un's nuclear ambitionsChina is treading a very fine line as the crisis over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions continues to escalate, condemning its neighbour for its latest missile test but also calling for calm from all sides – and in doing so making it clear to the US it will not be bullied into action it does not want to take. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s “dangerous game of brinkmanship” was admonished by Xinhua, China’s official news agency.



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Trump Aids Racists' Political Ambitions

Trump Aids Racists' Political AmbitionsRachel Maddow looks at the history of Ku Klux Klan in American politics and its quest for power and points out that it was no accident that Donald Trump helped give racists legitimacy with his remarks about the deadly rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.



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How Chris Christie's lofty ambitions became beached after he sold his soul to Donald Trump

How Chris Christie's lofty ambitions became beached after he sold his soul to Donald TrumpWhen that didn’t work out – Christie dropped out the following day after a poor showing – the New Jersey governor quickly threw crucial support behind Donald Trump, a candidate he had once had harsh words for. While Trump frequently mocked his sidekick – there were reports Christie was sometimes dispatched to collect Trump’s burgers – by the summer of 2016, his name was said to be on a shortlist of people being considered for vice president. Most powerfully, Christie is now remembered as the man burned by Trump, and who has nothing to show for it other than a beach chair, and a approval rating among the people of New Jersey of just 15 per cent. It is, by some measure, the worst of any of the country’s 50 governors.



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China’s First Civilian Airliner — And Industry Ambitions — Take Maiden Flight

China’s First Civilian Airliner — And Industry Ambitions — Take Maiden FlightChinese aviation, prepare for take-off.



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C919 jet set for maiden flight, in test of China's aviation ambitions

C919 jet set for maiden flight, in test of China's aviation ambitionsChina’s home-grown C919 passenger jet is set to take to the skies on its long-delayed maiden flight on Friday, a major step for Beijing as it looks to boost its profile in the global aviation market. The narrow-body aircraft, which will compete with Boeing’s 737 and the Airbus A320, is a key symbol of China’s ambitions to muscle into a global jet market estimated to be worth $ 2 trillion over the next 20 years. The jet will take to the skies at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on China’s affluent east coast, at a ceremony expected to be broadcast live on state TV.



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