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FILE - In this July 18, 2019, file photo, shipping containers are loaded onto a cargo ship at a port in Nantong in eastern China's Jiangsu province. Beijing appealed to Washington on Wednesday, Aug. 21, to "meet China halfway" and end a tariff war after President Donald Trump said Americans might need to endure economic pain to achieve longer-term benefits. (Chinatopix via AP)
Beijing appeals to US to 'meet China halfway' on tradeBeijing appeals to Washington to 'meet China halfway' and end tariff war after Trump says Americans might need to endure economic pain to achieve longer-term benefits
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China says it will sanction US firms over Taiwan warplanesChina says it will impose sanctions on U.S. companies involved in plans for an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighters to Taiwan
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In his words: Huawei CEO says company will not be crushedIn his words: Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says company will not be crushed by U.S. restrictions
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Cardinal George Pell leaves the Supreme Court in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Australian appeals court by a 2-1 ruling Wednesday upheld convictions against Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
Australian court upholds sex abuse verdict of Cardinal PellAn Australian court has upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children
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Cardinal George Pell arrives at the Supreme Court in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
The Latest: Vatican to wait before investigating PellThe Vatican says it will let Cardinal George Pell exhaust all his appeals of his sexual abuse convictions in Australia before taking up his case in its own canon law investigation
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Thailand to set up center to combat 'fake news'Thailand's government has announced plans to set up a center to combat unverified and unauthenticated news on social media platforms
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Indonesia beefs up security amid violent West Papua protestsIndonesia has deployed more than 1,000 security personnel to the restive province of West Papua amid spreading protests and violence
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China hosts Japan, S. Korea ministers in bid to smooth rowThe foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea are meeting in Beijing as they seek to encourage progress on North Korean denuclearization
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China ties shape cautious reaction to Hong Kong protestsGovernments around the world are taking a cautious approach to responding to the protests roiling Hong Kong
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Asia stock markets followed Wall Street lower Wednesday as investors looked ahead to a speech by the Federal Reserve chairman for signs of possible plans for more U.S. interest rate cuts. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Global stocks are mixed before US Fed releaseGlobal stocks are mixed as investors await a speech by the U.S. Fed chairman for the outlook on rate cuts
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Damaged Dubai City wedding hall is seen after an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. A suicide-bomb blast ripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
Afghan official: Wedding attack's death toll rises to 80Afghan official: Death toll in Kabul weekend wedding attack rises to 80 as US-Taliban talks resume
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China says British Hong Kong consulate staffer given 15 days of administrative detention in Chinese city of ShenzhenChina says British Hong Kong consulate staffer given 15 days of administrative detention in Chinese city of Shenzhen
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At least 201 killed in July-August China floodingChinese authorities say at least 201 people have been killed and 63 are missing following flooding across the nation in July and August
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Australia joins US-led mission to protect Hormuz shippingAustralia has joined Britain and Bahrain in signing onto a U.S.-led maritime security mission to protect international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz
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US says it's ready to resume nuclear talks with North KoreaThe top U.S. envoy on North Korea says Washington is ready to restart nuclear negotiations with North Korea
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