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UAE rebuffs plan by OPEC, allies to extend production pact


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Biden rebuffs GOP infrastructure offer, citing broader goals


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Uighurs: China rebuffs Pope’s criticism as ‘groundless’


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Graham rebuffs ‘the Squad’ on calls for him to resign over Georgia meddling


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Russia says it sent 'specialists' to Venezuela, rebuffs Trump

Russia says it sent 'specialists' to Venezuela, rebuffs TrumpTrump said on Wednesday that “all options” were open to make Russia pull troops out of Venezuela after two Russian air force planes landed outside Caracas on Saturday carrying nearly 100 Russian troops, according to media reports. As Venezuela has descended into political turmoil this year, Russia has emerged as a staunch backer of President Nicolas Maduro while the United States backs the country’s opposition and has imposed sanctions. Venezuela’s military attache in Moscow said on Thursday Russia had sent “servicemen” to Venezuela, but that they would not take part in military operations, Interfax news agency reported.



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UPDATE 3-Russia says it sent "specialists" to Venezuela, rebuffs Trump

UPDATE 3-Russia says it sent "specialists" to Venezuela, rebuffs TrumpRussia said on Thursday it had sent “specialists” to Venezuela under a military cooperation deal but said they posed no threat to regional stability, brushing aside a call from U.S. President Donald Trump to remove all military personnel from the country. Trump said on Wednesday that “all options” were open to make Russia pull troops out of Venezuela after two Russian air force planes landed outside Caracas on Saturday carrying nearly 100 Russian troops, according to media reports. As Venezuela has descended into political turmoil this year, Russia has emerged as a staunch backer of President Nicolas Maduro while the United States backs the country’s opposition and has imposed sanctions.



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The Latest: Cummings: White House rebuffs document request

The Latest: Cummings: White House rebuffs document requestWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and congressional investigations (all times local):



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India rebuffs Pakistan PM's bomb attack inquiry offer

India rebuffs Pakistan PM's bomb attack inquiry offerIndia on Tuesday demanded that rival Pakistan take “credible and visible action” over a major suicide attack in Kashmir as it sternly rebuffed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s offer to investigate the bombing. Amid a new spike in tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours, Khan earlier demanded that India give “actionable evidence” to back its claim of Pakistan’s backing for the suicide bomber. While offering an investigation, Khan also said Pakistan would retaliate if attacked over the bombing, claimed by a Pakistan-based group, which killed at least 41 Indian paramilitaries.



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Brexit Deadlock Continues as EU Rebuffs Theresa May’s Demands

Brexit Deadlock Continues as EU Rebuffs Theresa May’s DemandsU.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and her top lawyer will travel to Dublin on Friday as she races to forge a breakthrough with European leaders resisting changes to their Brexit plan. Following a day of tense talks in Brussels on Thursday, May plans to dine with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Friday evening, while her attorney general, Geoffrey Cox, will meet counterpart Seamus Woulfe in the morning to discuss the contentious issue of the Irish border. With just 49 days to go until the U.K.’s scheduled departure from the EU, getting Varadkar on side will be crucial for May’s efforts to find a solution for the future of the Irish border that has become the biggest obstacle to a deal.



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Taiwan rebuffs China tourist snub with record 2018 arrivals

Taiwan rebuffs China tourist snub with record 2018 arrivalsA record 11 million tourists have visited Taiwan in 2018, the government said Monday, a boon for the island as it courts holidaymakers across Asia to make up for a shortfall from China. The number of Chinese mainlanders visiting Taiwan has dropped dramatically since the 2016 election of president Tsai Ing-wen who has refused to acknowledge Beijing’s stance that the island is part of “one China”. Beijing still sees Taiwan as part of its territory to be reunified, despite the two sides being ruled separately since the end of a civil war on the mainland in 1949.



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