Xi Jinping accrues power, worrying critics and delighting supporters

Xi Jinping accrues power, worrying critics and delighting supporters

Since Xi assumed the party's leadership in 2012, dissident historians have warned that his accumulation of power could slide dangerously into something resembling the excesses of Mao Zedong's totalitarian reign.

Adopted Indian girl missing in US: Father charged with first-degree felony
Adopted Indian girl missing in US: Father charged with first-degree felony

Wesley Mathews, 37, was charged Monday afternoon with first-degree felony injury to a child, a crime punishable by up to life imprisonment.

US initiates actions against Myanmar military over Rohingya crisis
US initiates actions against Myanmar military over Rohingya crisis

State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said that the US is in consultations with its friends and allies on the accountability options.

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson urges North Korea to 'change course' on nukes
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson urges North Korea to 'change course' on nukes

In a speech on global security in London, Johnson urged the government of Kim Jong Un to "change course" and engage in diplomacy to resolve the crisis

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October 24, 2017 3:10 pm

Trump is slated to make his first presidential trip to Vietnam early next month as part of his 12-day, five-nation Asia tour. He will participate in an international summit in Da Nang before meeting the Vietnamese president in Hanoi.

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October 24, 2017 2:34 pm

A senior administration said Juster is "going to just really be a fine representative" who understands the importance that the president places on the US-India ties.

October 24, 2017 2:21 pm

To tackle the stigma, several aid agencies have set up menstrual hygiene clubs at schools across the country where girls can make their own reusable cotton sanitary pads with removable waterproof linings. Boys are included in some clubs, taking the pads they make home to their sisters.

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October 24, 2017 2:21 pm

Chinese President Xi Jinping has become the third person in the history of the Communist Party to have his name and political ideology enshrined in the party’s Constitution after it was amended at the 19th week-long once-in-five-year national Congress of the Communist Party of China.

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October 24, 2017 2:06 pm

Since Xi assumed the party's leadership in 2012, dissident historians have warned that his accumulation of power could slide dangerously into something resembling the excesses of Mao Zedong's totalitarian reign.

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October 24, 2017 1:51 pm

State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said that the US is in consultations with its friends and allies on the accountability options.

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October 24, 2017 1:51 pm

Chouhan briefed the USIBC members on the investment opportunities available in the state in several areas, especially the food processing sector. Chouhan reiterated his commitment to support industry post GST and promised to resolve their pending issues within a short period of time.

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October 24, 2017 1:36 pm

The 2015 Rafale contract - the first export contract for the jet - included the option of selling another twelve aircrafts.

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October 24, 2017 12:27 pm

The Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) is the only extant sub-species of 'Island tigers', which includes the now-extinct Javan and Bali tiger

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October 24, 2017 12:19 pm

700 Indian-American volunteers dedicated more than 24,000 hours to Texas during Harvey and together they distributed over 28,000 meals to the locals in need.

October 24, 2017 12:08 pm

Aged 88 when he died, the king was viewed by many people a pillar of stability in the politically turbulent Southeast Asian country, where a military junta currently holds power.

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October 24, 2017 11:57 am

Labour's prime minister-designate Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday she agreed with a Greens proposal for a referendum to legalise use of recreational cannabis.

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October 24, 2017 11:29 am

The drills have been taking place every few months following an agreement made during a Security Consultative Meeting between South Korea and the United States last year.

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October 24, 2017 11:25 am

Indonesian Siti Aisyah, 25, and Doan Thi Huong, 28, a Vietnamese, are charged with murdering Kim Jong Nam by smearing his face with VX, a chemical nerve agent.

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October 24, 2017 1:58 pm

Xi Jinping's concept of "socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era" was added to the party's Constitution at the end of the Communist Party's week-long once-in-a-five-year Congress.

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October 24, 2017 10:13 am

Brazil's Amazon region lost 9.1 million acres of tree cover -- more than three times that of 2015

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October 24, 2017 10:02 am

Macron has put reforming the so-called posting of workers directive high on the EU's agenda and is backed by Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, among others.

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October 24, 2017 9:59 am

Elie Hirschfeld, president of Hirschfeld Properties, purchased the 12-by-9-inch black marker depiction of the iconic New York City skyscraper at an auction in California and online last week

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October 24, 2017 9:47 am

The Democratic Unity coalition went into the Oct. 15 gubernatorial polls as favorites for a big win against President Nicolas Maduro's candidates because of voter anger at a brutal economic crisis in the OPEC member.

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October 24, 2017 9:30 am

Cesare Battisti committed four murders in the 1970s when he belonged to a guerilla group called Armed Proletarians for Communism, according to the Italian government

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October 24, 2017 9:15 am

"Climate change impacts are already costing the federal government money, and these costs will likely increase over time as the climate continues to change," the report said

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October 24, 2017 9:00 am

JetBlue Airways Corp. spokeswoman Sharon Jones says Flight 877 landed safely at John F Kennedy International Airport just before 7:30 pm yesterday

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October 24, 2017 8:55 am

Xi Jingping along with Premier Li Keqiang, 62, ranked number one and two in the Communist Party of China's hierarchy, would continue based on two five year tenure convention for top leaders.

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October 24, 2017 8:46 am

"The United States and Singapore share a profound belief in a society built on a foundation of law. A nation ruled by law provides the greatest security for the rights of citizens and the best path to shared and lasting prosperity," Trump said

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October 24, 2017 8:38 am

Many of the sex workers are longer term residents of the Bangladeshi camps, but the influx of tens of thousands more vulnerable women and girls is expected to fuel the trade.

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October 24, 2017 8:36 am

Donald Trump will call on Xi Jinping to fully implement UN Security Council resolutions against Pyongyang and take other steps to pressure North Korea.

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October 24, 2017 8:19 am

President Donald Trump halted the subsidies earlier this month, criticizing them as insurance company bailouts.

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October 24, 2017 7:59 am

The measure is facing a possible veto from Russia, Syria's ally, which wants to first see a report due on Thursday on a sarin gas attack in Khan Sheikhun before deciding on the fate of the inquiry.

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October 24, 2017 7:53 am

In a speech on global security in London, Johnson urged the government of Kim Jong Un to "change course" and engage in diplomacy to resolve the crisis

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October 24, 2017 7:45 am

The United States is taking steps and considering a range of further actions over Myanmar's treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority.

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October 24, 2017 7:43 am

The paramilitary units have been expanding their reach to northern Iraq, supporting government forces which seized the Kurdish-held city of Kirkuk one week ago in a lightning advance in retaliation for a referendum on independence

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October 24, 2017 7:38 am

Wesley Mathews, 37, was charged Monday afternoon with first-degree felony injury to a child, a crime punishable by up to life imprisonment.

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October 24, 2017 7:19 am

Sherin Mathews, who has developmental issues and limited verbal communication skills, was last seen outside her family's backyard in Richardson city in Texas on October 7

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October 24, 2017 11:08 am

A look at seven of the frontrunners to be elected to China’s all-powerful decision making body.

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October 24, 2017 12:48 am

The four U.S. soldiers were killed October 4 in Niger when they were attacked by militants tied to the Islamic State group. Confusion over what happened has dogged Trump, who was silent about the deaths for more than a week.

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October 24, 2017 12:36 am

More than 100 of these Indian techies and professionals, and some of them with their dependent kids, drove down and flew to Washington to meet top American lawmakers and their aides.