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Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Biden says Taiwan's independence is up to Taiwan after discussing matter with Xi

President Joe Biden made clear Tuesday evening he was not encouraging Taiwan's "independence" after using the word an hour earlier to describe the progress he made during a discussion of the island with his Chinese counterpart Monday evening.

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Sunday, November 14, 2021

How 1 word dramatically altered the COP26 climate agreement

CNN's Phil Black reports on the intense negotiations at COP26 around a global climate agreement.

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Saturday, October 30, 2021

France summons captain of seized British fishing boat to court as UK warns 'two can play that game'

The captain of a British fishing trawler detained in France was ordered to appear before a French court over allegations of illegal fishing, as the war of words between the two countries over post-Brexit fishing rights escalated on Friday.

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Friday, October 29, 2021

France summons captain of seized British fishing boat to court

The captain of a British fishing trawler detained in France was ordered to appear before a French court over allegations of illegal fishing, as the war of words between the two countries over post-Brexit fishing rights escalated on Friday.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Jamie Dimon says worst of pandemic may soon be over

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is not known for mincing words or hiding his emotions. So the fact that the leader of America's largest bank sounds very upbeat about the health of the US economy is noteworthy.

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Sunday, October 10, 2021

US calls talks with Taliban 'candid and professional' following Doha meeting

The US State Department said Sunday that this weekend's talks with representatives of the Taliban in Doha, Qatar -- the first such gathering since the US withdrawal from Afghanistan at the end of August -- were "candid and professional" while emphasizing that the Taliban "will be judged on its actions, not only its words."

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Monday, September 27, 2021

Why Daniel Craig's body makes him a subversive 007

The year was 2006. Up on the cinema screen, Daniel Craig rose from the azure sea somewhere in the Bahamas, water clinging to abs and trunks alike. In the theater this writer was in, a woman, laboring over each word, let out what many others were thinking: "Oh. My. God." "Casino Royale" was 29 minutes into its run time, but in that moment a new James Bond was born.

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Brexit blamed for delays as British truckers and travelers face gridlock at Dover

Brexit has contributed to travelers being stuck in gridlock at the start of the summer holidays at the port of Dover, French and UK official...