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The two leaders established US-China Comprehensive Dialogue, elevating their dialogue status. Trade remains Trump's chief grouse against China, which has a trade surplus of $347 billion with the USA, and he, as presidential candidate, had accused China of cheating, by manipulating their currency, and had once even accused China of "raping" the US.
  • Tillerson, Haley issue differing statements on future of Assad in Syria

    Tillerson, Haley issue differing statements on future of Assad in Syria

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    But Tillerson, who is expected to visit Moscow on Wednesday for talks with Russian officials, said on ABC's "This Week" programme there was "no change" to the US military posture toward Syria. He rarely spoke of the hundreds of thousands killed and the millions displaced during the six years of clashes between the Assad government, backed by Russian Federation and Iran, and opposition groups.
  • Aspen Skiing Co., KSL buying Intrawest Resorts Holdings

    Aspen Skiing Co., KSL buying Intrawest Resorts Holdings

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    The purchase was unanimously approved by the Intrawest board of directors. Together, they are forming a new entity to acquire these resorts. In addition, it also owns and operates numerous retail and rental locations through the resort and the Roaring Fork Valley.
  • Ski industry sees another big consolidation with Aspen deal

    Ski industry sees another big consolidation with Aspen deal

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    The deal is expected to conclude by the end of the third quarter of this year. Under the terms of the transaction, Intrawest Resorts shareholders will receive $23.75 for each share of Intrawest Resorts stock they own. The world's leading ski resort companies can't afford to ignore climate change, however. Goldman, Sachs & Co.is serving as financial advisor to Aspen and KSL and is acting as financial advisor to the new entity.
  • Malala Yousafzai receives highest United Nations honour to promote girls education

    Malala Yousafzai receives highest United Nations honour to promote girls education

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    Malala Yousafzai on Monday was named the youngest UN Messenger of Peace, adding to her accolades as a world-renowned activist focusing on education and women's empowerment. Your foundation has schools in Lebanon, in the Beka'a Valley. Nineteen-year-old Yousafzai became the 13th Messenger of Peace, joining, among others, actor Michael Douglas, naturalist Jane Goodall, and Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein of Jordan.
  • McIlroy needs big final round for career Grand Slam

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    The four-time major victor, who needs to win a green jacket to become the sixth player to complete a career grand slam, hit a superb pitch to three feet but missed the par putt to leave himself five shots off the lead. "I had a great chance on 11 and 14". The 27-year-old battled back from being three over par after eight holes to card an opening 72, but subsequent scores of 73 and 71 meant a closing 69 left the four-time major victor well off the pace on three under par.
  • Church Bombing North of Egypt's Capital Kills 13

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    On December 11, 28 Coptic Christians were killed in a suicide bombing at a church in Cairo's Abbassia district. Coptic Christians make up about 10% of Egypt's population of 91 million. In February, Christian families and students fled Egypt's North Sinai province in droves after Islamic State began a spate of targeted killings there.
  • Trump spoke by phone with Saudi King Salman

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    The Observatory said 15 people, including four children, were killed in the airstrike. The village is in the northern province of Raqqa where US -backed Syrian fighters have been on the offensive against IS under the cover of USA -led coalition airstrikes.
  • Shooting at upscale Florida mall leaves 1 dead, 2 wounded

    Shooting at upscale Florida mall leaves 1 dead, 2 wounded

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    He said no one was being sought in connection with the shooting. The wounded "included the general manager, who is listed on the fitness center's website as Jeanine Ackerman and a trainer", the Herald added. "They said run, and I ran", said the woman, who declined to identify herself to an reporter from the Associated Press. The shooting took place around 1 p.m.
  • British FM cancels Moscow visit over 'developments in Syria'

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    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L), Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) and others wait for the start of a meeting at the World Conference Center in Bonn, Germany February 16, 2017. US President Donald Trump ordered a military attack on a Syrian airbase in Homs province just a day after he accused President Bashar al-Assad forlast week's suspected chemical weapons attack, which killed at least 70 people in the town of Khan Shaykhun in Idlib province.