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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)
China warns US tariffs will 'escalate trade friction'China appeals to Washington to 'meet each other halfway' and settle a tariff war, warns planned U.S. tariff hikes will 'escalate trade friction'
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German, Dutch governments meet to discuss climate changeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel and key Cabinet ministers are meeting their Dutch counterparts to discuss ways of tackling climate change together
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President Donald Trump arrives at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, as he returns from Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Danish ex-PM attacks Trump for comments on defense spendingA former Danish prime minister has lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending, saying military willingness is not just about the amount of money spent
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In this photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, and distributed by Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service, the Russian Progress 73 cargo ship blasts off from the launch pad at Russia's space facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.  The new Russian rocket, that is expected to replace the current model sending manned missions into space, blasted off from Kazakhstan on Thursday, carrying a Soyuz capsule with a humanoid robot. (Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service photo via AP)
Russia sends robot into space to test out new booster rocketRussia has sent a humanoid robot to the International Space Station as part of tests on a new rocket that is expected to replace the current vehicle
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FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, Kodak Black arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Rapper Kodak Black is expected to plead guilty to federal weapons charges.  A hearing is set for Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Miami federal court. The decision comes months after an original plea of innocence. Prosecutors in May charged the 21-year-old rapper for crimes that involve falsifying information on federal forms to purchase three firearms. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Kodak Black expected to plead guilty in federal weapons caseRapper Kodak Black is expected to plead guilty to federal weapons charges on Thursday
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Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana runs the bases after hitting a home run during the 10th inning of the team's baseball game against the New York Mets, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Davis, Mets helped by Indians' mental lapse, win 4-3 in 10J.D. Davis lined an RBI single with two outs that capped a two-run rally in the 10th inning and the New York helped moments earlier by a huge Cleveland mental lapse, beat the Indians 4-3
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2014, file photo, a Taiwan Air Force F-16 fighter jet takes off from a closed section of highway during the annual Han Kuang military exercises in Chiayi, central Taiwan.  China said Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, that it will levy sanctions against U.S. firms linked to plans for an U.S. dollars 8 billion sale of F-16 fighters to Taiwan in a move that has further strained Sino-American relations. (AP Photo/Wally Santana, File)
China 'will not sit idly by' over US arms sale to TaiwanA senior Chinese officer says the country "will not sit idly by" if the U.S. proceeds with a sale of advanced F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, and warned of other potential countermeasures in addition to punishing foreign firms involved in the deal
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This photo released by the official website of the Iranian Defense Ministry shows Iran-made Bavar-373 air-defense missile system in a ceremony to unveil by President Hassan Rouhani, Iran, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. Iran says the Bavar-373 is a long-range surface-to-air missile system able to recognize up to 100 targets at a same time and confront them with six different weapons. (Iranian Defense Ministry via AP)
Iran's president says 'talks are useless' in dealing with USIranian president takes stern tone, says 'talks are useless' in dealing with US as nuclear deal crumbles further
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FILE - In this July 31, 2019, file photo Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference following a two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Wednesday, Aug. 21, the Federal Reserve releases minutes from its July meeting when it cut its key interest rate for the first time in a decade. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Trump flip-flops on tax cuts, citing 'strong economy'President Donald Trump says he has abandoned the idea of cutting taxes to promote economic growth because the nation already has "a strong economy."
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