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Mexicans back president's Trump snub despite mounting disapproval

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexicans approve of President Enrique Pena Nieto’s decision to withdraw from a planned summit with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, even as the Mexican leader’s popularity has sunk to a four-year low, a poll showed on Tuesday.


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China invites Britain to attend new Silk Road summit: sources

BEIJING/LONDON (Reuters) – China has invited British Prime Minister Theresa May to attend a major summit in May on its “One Belt, One Road” initiative to build a new Silk Road, diplomatic sources told Reuters, as London said she would visit China this year.


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Appeals court presses Trump administration on travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s order temporarily banning U.S. entry to people from seven Muslim-majority countries came under intense scrutiny on Tuesday from a federal appeals court that questioned whether the ban unfairly targeted people over their religion.


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DeVos confirmed as U.S. education secretary as Pence breaks tie

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s choice of billionaire Betsy DeVos to be education secretary was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, but only after Vice President Mike Pence was called in to break a tie that threatened to defeat her.


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Iran scorns Trump, rebuffs U.S. warning on missiles

DUBAI (Reuters) – Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday dismissed the U.S. decision to put Iran “on notice” over its missile tests and called President Donald Trump the “real face” of American corruption.


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Romania's prime minister says to scrap graft decree on Sunday

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Romania’s government will scrap a decree decriminalizing some graft offences on Sunday, Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu said on Saturday, as some 140,000 demonstrators protested against the law a stone’s throw from his office.


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Jordanian air force targets Islamic State in southern Syria

AMMAN (Reuters) – The Jordanian air force conducted air strikes against Islamic State targets in southern Syria on Friday night, hitting an ammunition depot, a car bomb factory and a barracks, the Jordanian military said in a statement.


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Macron offers refuge in France to U.S. scientists, entrepreneurs

LYON, France (Reuters) – French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron on Saturday called on U.S. scientists, academics and entrepreneurs at odds with Donald Trump’s administration to move to France.


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Le Pen kicks off campaign with promise of French 'freedom'

LYON, France (Reuters) – French far-right leader Marine Le Pen kicked off her presidential campaign on Saturday with a promise to shield voters from globalisation and make their country “free”, hoping to profit from political turmoil to score a Donald Trump-style upset.


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Thousands protest in London against Trump's refugee ban

LONDON (Reuters) – Several thousand people demonstrated outside the U.S. embassy in London on Saturday against President Donald Trump and his temporary ban on refugees and nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.


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