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Ignoring the Chinese government’s abuses isn’t just immoral, it’s a bad negotiating tactic.
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Ignoring the Chinese government’s abuses isn’t just immoral, it’s a bad negotiating tactic.

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A protester shouts into a microphone as an effigy of former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping is raised during a march in Hong Kong late on June 4.

The weeks leading up to the summit beginning on Thursday …

Jared’s PR hire: Kushner’s first employee for his Office of American Innovation is a Hollywood publicist
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Jared’s PR hire: Kushner’s first employee for his Office of American Innovation is a Hollywood publicist

Jared’s PR hire: Kushner’s first employee for his Office of American Innovation is a Hollywood publicist

The first person hired by President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner in his newly-minted role as chief of the White House’s Office of American …

‘My sister turned out to be my mum’
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‘My sister turned out to be my mum’

“Sit down, Susan,” said my father. “I’ve got something to tell you.” I sat down, nervously smoothing my skirt down as best I could, and waited to hear the words that would change me for ever.

“Marie isn’t your mother,” …

Otto Warmbier Returns From North Korea With Extensive Brain Damage
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Otto Warmbier Returns From North Korea With Extensive Brain Damage

Otto Warmbier has been returned by North Korea to the U.S. with what the doctors are calling extensive brain damage. CNN reports that at a meeting on June 6 in New York, North Korea’s UN ambassador told the State Department’s …

‘Bachelor in Paradise’ alum says show is not a ‘big old sex factory’
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‘Bachelor in Paradise’ alum says show is not a ‘big old sex factory’

‘The Bachelor’ franchise: For love and money

Daniel Maguire wants the world to know that appearing on "Bachelor in Paradise" is not as wild as many imagine it to be.

"Basically I tell people you are just hanging on the …

Ann Coulter Denies Dating Jimmie Walker, Says ‘He’s A Great Friend And A Republican’
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Ann Coulter Denies Dating Jimmie Walker, Says ‘He’s A Great Friend And A Republican’

Conservative political pundit Ann Coulter is responding to the rumor that she has been dating comic Jimmie Walker for years, and claims that it’s not true. But according to Coulter, she has been friends with the Good Times actor for …

Twitter Sues Trump Administration Over Order to Unmask ‘Rogue’ Agency Account
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Twitter Sues Trump Administration Over Order to Unmask ‘Rogue’ Agency Account

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Twitter just filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security and US Customs and Border Protection over an attempt by those agencies to unmask an anonymous Twitter account, @ALT_uscis, that is frequently critical of United States immigration …

New Zealand begins clean-up as floodwaters from Cyclone Debbie peak
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New Zealand begins clean-up as floodwaters from Cyclone Debbie peak

Jet boats drive through the flooded streets of the North Island town of Edgecumbe in New Zealand, on April 6, 2017. (Andrew Warner/AP)

New Zealand began a major clean-up operation on Friday after heavy rain and floodwaters from the tail …

Pakistani cricketer, 33, is JAILED for ‘misleading’ a judge over a false job contract despite previously walking free after beating his wife with a bat
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Pakistani cricketer, 33, is JAILED for ‘misleading’ a judge over a false job contract despite previously walking free after beating his wife with a bat

Mustafa Bashir at Manchester Crown Court. He has been jailed for 18 months

A man has been jailed after he ‘fundamentally misled’ a judge, by telling him he would miss out on a professional cricketing contract if he was locked …

Facebook adds new features to Instant Articles to encourage email sign-ups and Page Likes
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Facebook adds new features to Instant Articles to encourage email sign-ups and Page Likes

Facebook today rolled out an improvement to its Instant Articles feature that now lets publishers include call-to-action units in their articles to better connect with readers, including those that encourage email sign-ups and Page Likes. The company also announced it’s …