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Interior Secretary Zinke says he welcomes investigation into Puerto Rico reconstruction contract

Interior Secretary Zinke says he welcomes investigation into Puerto Rico reconstruction contractInterior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Friday he welcomed an investigation into a heavily criticized contract to rebuild Puerto Rico’s power grid.



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India welcomes Tillerson call for deeper ties to counter China

India welcomes Tillerson call for deeper ties to counter ChinaIndia on Friday welcomed US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s comments that Washington would rather work with New Delhi than Beijing over the next century, saying it shared his optimism about their burgeoning relationship. Speaking ahead of a visit to India next week, Tillerson called Wednesday for deeper cooperation with India in the face of growing Chinese influence in Asia and said Washington wanted to promote a “free and open” region led by prosperous democracies.



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Putin Welcomes Saudi Arabia Into His Middle East Sphere of Influence

Putin Welcomes Saudi Arabia Into His Middle East Sphere of InfluenceSaudi Arabia’s King Salman arrived in Moscow on Wednesday in the first-ever official visit by a Saudi monarch to Russia



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The Latest: Russia welcomes Syrian breach of IS siege

The Latest: Russia welcomes Syrian breach of IS siegeBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local):



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Zoo Welcomes Tiny, Furry Triplets That Are Closely Related to Elephants

Zoo Welcomes Tiny, Furry Triplets That Are Closely Related to ElephantsBorn at less at 9 ounces, the babies have teeth resembling tusks and a skull and foot structure that's similar to elephants.



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China welcomes US assertion not seeking N. Korea regime change

China welcomes US assertion not seeking N. Korea regime changeChina on Thursday welcomed comments by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Washington would not seek regime change in North Korea, after a week of verbal sparring between the two countries over Pyongyang’s rogue weapons programme. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said “we attach importance to the remarks”, when questioned on the US’s latest comments on the North, which has caused international alarm with two recent missile tests. “We have noted that the US side has recently paid more attention to security issues on the peninsula — China has always believed that security is at the core of the problem,” Wang said, at a joint press conference with the visiting the foreign minister of Turkey.



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China welcomes U.S. seeking dialogue with North Korea

China welcomes U.S. seeking dialogue with North KoreaBy Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Thursday welcomed comments by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that the United States does not seek to topple the North Korean government and would like dialogue with Pyongyang at some point, saying China had always supported talks. Tillerson reiterated that Washington sought to persuade North Korea to give up its missile and nuclear weapons programs through peaceful pressure.



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Trump Welcomes Palestinian President, Offers to Mediate Peace Process

Trump Welcomes Palestinian President, Offers to Mediate Peace ProcessDuring a joint press conference, President Trump tells Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas that an peace agreement with Israel “cannot be imposed by the United States or by any other nation.”



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GOP candidate Handel welcomes Trump support as Georgia special election heads toward runoff

GOP candidate Handel welcomes Trump support as Georgia special election heads toward runoffTrump called former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel on Wednesday morning, congratulating her on making it to the runoff with Democrat Jon Ossoff.



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Israeli cabinet minister welcomes Spicer's apology over Hitler remarks

Israeli cabinet minister welcomes Spicer's apology over Hitler remarksBy Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A senior member of Israel’s government welcomed on Wednesday White House spokesman Sean Spicer’s apology for saying Adolf Hitler did not use chemical weapons, comments that overlooked the killing of millions of Jews in Nazi gas chambers. “Since he apologized and retracted his remarks, as far as (I) am concerned, the matter is over,” Intelligence and Transport Minister Israel Katz said in a statement, citing the “tremendous importance of historical truth and remembrance” of the victims of the Holocaust. Spicer made the assertion at a daily news briefing, during a discussion about the April 4 chemical weapons attack in Syria that killed 87 people.



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