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White House: No formal Trump-Putin meeting on Asia trip

White House: No formal Trump-Putin meeting on Asia tripDANANG, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump will not have a formal sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin while the two attend a summit, the White House said Friday shortly before Trump landed in Vietnam, the fourth stop on his first official visit to Asia.



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Asia Argento Tells Uma Thurman ‘We Need’ Your Voice After Her Response to Weinstein Goes Viral

Asia Argento Tells Uma Thurman ‘We Need’ Your Voice After Her Response to Weinstein Goes ViralShe’s shared credits with him in seven movies, but when it comes to the flood of sexual misconduct allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, Uma Thurman is staying mum… for now.



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Trump's long trip to Asia

Trump's long trip to AsiaTrump's tour of Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines from Friday to Nov. 14 will take him out of Washington, where he has been beset by several issues.



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Experts Urge Trump: 'Stick To The Script' In Asia, Don't Provoke North Korea

Experts Urge Trump: 'Stick To The Script' In Asia, Don't Provoke North KoreaAs President Donald Trump makes his journey to Asia for a 12-day, five-country trip, international security experts are urging him to “stick to the script” and avoid making incendiary comments while discussing North Korea.



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Trump Embarks on 11-Day Asia Trip as New Details Surface in Russia Probe

Trump Embarks on 11-Day Asia Trip as New Details Surface in Russia ProbeA former advisor who was in the room tells NBC News that then-candidate Trump "listened with interest" as George Papadopolous floated the idea of a meeting between Trump and Vladimir Putin.



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With 'America First,' Trump mutes U.S. voice on human rights in Asia

With 'America First,' Trump mutes U.S. voice on human rights in AsiaBy Matt Spetalnick and Prak Chan Thul WASHINGTON/PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Just days after the killing of a prominent Cambodian government critic last year during a crackdown by the country's longtime leader, President Barack Obama dispatched Washington’s chief human rights envoy to Phnom Penh to attend the activist's funeral.     In meetings with Cambodian authorities, then-Assistant Secretary of State Tom Malinowski warned the military not to intervene in the political turmoil or else crucial U.S. ties would suffer, sending a clear message that America stood behind the opposition. …



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Trump Previews Asia Trip With Foreboding Message For Japan

Trump Previews Asia Trip With Foreboding Message For JapanPresident Donald Trump will depart on his longest overseas trip yet on Friday, embarking on a 12-day visit to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines following a brief stop in Hawaii.



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Trump takes Asia: A look back at President Trump and Melania Trump's trips of 2017

Trump takes Asia: A look back at President Trump and Melania Trump's trips of 2017Trump is set to depart for Asia on Friday, marking his first visit as president to five countries. President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will travel first to Hawaii on Friday before continuing on to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. The president is expected to meet with a series of world leaders while on the Asia excursion.



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US moves third carrier group to western Pacific ahead of Trump's Asia tour amid North Korea tensions

US moves third carrier group to western Pacific ahead of Trump's Asia tour amid North Korea tensionsA second US aircraft carrier strike group has entered the western Pacific in as many days, bringing the total number to three ahead of Donald Trump’s Asia tour. Amid heightened tensions with North Korea, The USS Nimitz and Theodore Roosevelt joined the Seventh Fleet operations area alongside the USS Ronald Reagan, which has been conducting exercises with South Korea’s navy. North Korea dubbed them a “rehearsal for war”.



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Tillerson Knocks China, Courts India Ahead of South Asia Trip

Tillerson Knocks China, Courts India Ahead of South Asia TripTough words for “One Belt, One Road” and praise for a deepening defense partnership.



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