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Many states' governor's races become proxy battle over Trump

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — It's a resume that reads like an ideal springboard to higher office: investigated sexual assaults of Olympic gymnasts, charged government officials responsible for a tainted w...

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Andy Murray To End His Season After China Open

British tennis star Andy Murray has said that he plans to wrap up his season after taking part in two upcoming hard-court tournaments, Shenzhen Open and China Open. That decision means the former w...

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Russia may abandon a joint project to build a lunar space station with NASA

Moscow may abandon a project to build a space station in lunar orbit in partnership with US space agency NASA because it does not want a “second fiddle role,” a Russian official said on 22 Septembe...

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China lodges protest with US envoy against sanctions for buying Russian arms; cancels vice-premie...

The Chinese Foreign Ministry summoned the US ambassador to protest against US sanctions on the equipment development department of the Chinese military and its director

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Any Nation That Gives Oil To North Korea Will Face Sanctions: US

The US State Department said Washington will not wait to impose sanctions on any shippers helping to get fuel to North Korea, in an apparent warning to Russia days after the USambassador to the Uni...

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US says won't hesitate to impose sanctions over fuel to North Korea

US says won't hesitate to impose sanctions over fuel to North Korea - The US State Department said on Saturday that Washington would not wait to impose sanctions on any shippers helping to get fuel...

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Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, "the District", or simply D.C., is the capital of the United States. On July 16, 1790, the Residence Act approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast.