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18 Oct
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U.S. wants stronger India economic, defense ties given China’s rise: Tillerson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said before a visit to India next week that the Trump administration wanted to “dramatically deepen” cooperation with New Delhi, seeing it as a key partner in the face of negative ...

18 Oct
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Settlement proposed in North Carolina transgender bathroom lawsuit

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) – Transgender people would be allowed to use public restrooms in North Carolina that match their gender identity under a settlement agreement filed on Wednesday that aims to resolve the federal lawsuit over the state’s widely criticized ...

18 Oct
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U.S. says holds Myanmar military leaders accountable in Rohingya crisis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday the United States held Myanmar’s military leadership responsible for its harsh crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority. Tillerson, however, stopped short of saying whether the United States would ...

18 Oct
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Lawmakers urge U.S. to craft targeted sanctions on Myanmar military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 40 lawmakers urged the Trump administration on Wednesday to reimpose U.S. travel bans on Myanmar’s military leaders and prepare targeted sanctions against those responsible for a crackdown on the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority. In a ...

18 Oct
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Senate Republicans appear to have votes to pave way to tax reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republicans appeared to have enough votes on Wednesday to pass a budget measure that is crucial to President Donald Trump’s hopes of enacting tax reform legislation before the end of the year. Senate Republican whip ...

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