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China summons Canada envoy over detained Huawei exec: state media

China summons Canada envoy over detained Huawei exec: state mediaChina on Saturday summoned the Canadian ambassador over the “unconscionable and vile” detention of telecom giant Huawei’s chief financial officer in Vancouver, state media reported, in Beijing’s latest angry response to the hot-button case. Meng Wanzhou has been held since December 1 in Canada on an American extradition request and faces US fraud charges related to sanctions-breaking business dealings with Iran. The 46-year-old executive was arrested in Vancouver while changing planes, ratcheting up tensions between the US and China just as the countries’ leaders agreed to a truce in their trade war.



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Trump Appoints State Department's Heather Nauert As U.S. Ambassador To United Nations

Trump Appoints State Department's Heather Nauert As U.S. Ambassador To United NationsState Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert has been chosen as the U.S.



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Photos: State funeral for former President George H.W. Bush held in Washington, D.C.

Photos: State funeral for former President George H.W. Bush held in Washington, D.C.The nation bade farewell Wednesday to the man who was America’s 41st president and the last president to fight for the U.S. in wartime.



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Full coverage: George H.W. Bush state funeral

Full coverage: George H.W. Bush state funeralWorld leaders gathered at the state funeral for former President George H.W. Bush at the Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday.



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George H.W. Bush's body headed to lie in state at US Capitol

George H.W. Bush's body headed to lie in state at US CapitolA motorcade carries the former president's body to an Air Force base.



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Late president Bush lies in state in Washington

Late president Bush lies in state in WashingtonBush, a decorated World War II fighter pilot and former CIA chief who served as vice president to Ronald Reagan before winning the White House, died Friday at age 94, at his home in Houston. When the rule of law needed defending in the Persian Gulf, he kept us on course,” Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said in the first of several eulogies. McConnell lauded Bush — who occupied the White House from 1989 to 1993 — as a patriot who steered the country as straight as he had steered his airplane.



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The Latest Photos As President George H.W. Bush Lies In State

The Latest Photos As President George H.W. Bush Lies In StateFormer President George H.W. Bush died Friday at the age of 94.



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‘Fake news’ could destroy Western society, State Department official warns

‘Fake news’ could destroy Western society, State Department official warnsMatt B. Chessen, who serves as acting deputy science and technology adviser to the secretary of state, delivers what might be considered a rebuke of the president.



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Temperatures to plunge in D.C. as George H.W. Bush lies in state at Capitol Rotunda

Temperatures to plunge in D.C. as George H.W. Bush lies in state at Capitol RotundaThe late President George H.W. Bush will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, D.C., early this week, and the temperature is expected to plummet.



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Senators Clash with State Department over Saudi Arabia

Senators Clash with State Department over Saudi ArabiaA bipartisan group of senators emerged frustrated from a briefing with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saudi Arabia policy Wednesday, with some even saying the classified meeting convinced them to buck the administration by publicly opposing the longtime U.S. ally. The Senate is considering a vote on a resolution that would end U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s proxy war with Iran in Yemen. The contentious issue of the Yemen war was further complicated by the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last month.



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