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Mexican president says he and Trump discussed joint program on migration

Mexican president says he and Trump discussed joint program on migrationMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador spoke by telephone with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday and discussed the issue of migration, he said in a tweet. The two leaders discussed the possibility of creating a joint program for development and job creation in Central America and Mexico, Lopez Obrador said. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment.



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Trump chooses new Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, against Mattis wishes

Trump chooses new Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, against Mattis wishesUS President Donald Trump on Saturday announced he was nominating Army chief of staff General Mark Milley as his next top military advisor — a new slap in the face for Pentagon chief Jim Mattis. Milley, a four-star general who has served in Iraq and Afghanistan, would replace General Joseph Dunford as the military’s next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Dunford is scheduled to retire in October 2019 at the end of his second two-year term.



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Oil prices surge as OPEC agrees joint 1.2 mn bpd cut with partners

Oil prices surge as OPEC agrees joint 1.2 mn bpd cut with partnersOPEC members and 10 other oil producing nations, including Russia, agreed Friday to cut output by 1.2 million barrels a day in a bid to reverse falls in prices in recent months. Energy ministers reached the deal — which takes effect from January 1 but has already sent prices surging on oil markets — after two days of talks at OPEC headquarters in Vienna. “OPEC group countries are contributing 800,000 barrels per day as a cut, and the non-OPEC (countries) will be contributing 400,000 barrels per day,” Emirati Oil Minister Suhail Mohamed al-Mazrouei said at a news conference.



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George H.W. Bush's body arrives at Joint Base Andrews

George H.W. Bush's body arrives at Joint Base AndrewsThe nation celebrates the former president's legacy.



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APEC host says WTO and trade row scuppered joint declaration

APEC host says WTO and trade row scuppered joint declarationThe host of a fractious Asia-Pacific summit said Friday that “alternative” views on free trade and WTO rules prevented members agreeing a joint communique for the first time ever, five days after the US-China trade row overshadowed the APEC meeting. In a chairman’s statement following last weekend’s summit, Papua New Guinea prime minister Peter O’Neill said members had been unable to agree on sections concerning reform of the World Trade Organisation, and also protectionism. The highlighted paragraphs included a commitment to “improve the functioning of the WTO” by working “together to improve its negotiating, monitoring and dispute settlement functions”.



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US, Turkey to soon begin joint patrols in north Syria

US, Turkey to soon begin joint patrols in north SyriaAL-UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar (AP) — Turkish and American troops could begin conducting joint patrols in a matter of days around the northern Syrian city of Manbij within the coming days, the top U.S. commander for the Middle East said Sunday.



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Saudis welcome joint Turkey probe into missing journalist

Saudis welcome joint Turkey probe into missing journalistSaudi Arabia has welcomed a joint investigation with Turkey into the “circumstances” of the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, its official news agency SPA tweeted on Friday. “Official source welcomes the response of the Republic of Turkey to the request of Saudi Arabia to form a joint team… of specialists” from both countries “to investigate the circumstances of the disappearance of Saudi citizen, Jamal Khashoggi”, SPA said on Twitter.



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South Korea Defense Ministry Confirms Suspension of Joint U.S.-South Korea Military Drills Originally Planned for August

South Korea Defense Ministry Confirms Suspension of Joint U.S.-South Korea Military Drills Originally Planned for AugustThe South Korean Defense Ministry confirmed Tuesday that their major military exercise with the US planned for August has been suspended.



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Trump and Kim sign joint statement promising 'complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'

Trump and Kim sign joint statement promising 'complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued the statement at a historic summit in Singapore. Here's what it says.



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Trump And Kim Sign Joint Agreement As Historic Singapore Summit Closes

Trump And Kim Sign Joint Agreement As Historic Singapore Summit ClosesSINGAPORE ― After hours of closed-door discussions in a Singapore hotel on



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