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China and Vatican Reach Deal on Appointment of Bishops

The church has had a permanent presence in China for more than 400 years, when Jesuits, the order to which Francis belongs, arrived as advisers to the imperial court. After being banned in the early 18th century over the church’s refusal [...]
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China’s Sea Control Is a Done Deal, ‘Short of War With the U.S.’

NEAR MISCHIEF REEF, South China Sea — As the United States Navy reconnaissance plane banked low near Mischief Reef in the South China Sea early this month, a Chinese warning crackled on the radio. “U.S. military aircraft,” came [...]
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Colombia Struck a Peace Deal With Guerrillas — but Many Return to Arms

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Under a torn Colombian flag on a windy hilltop, a ragtag guerrilla militia gathers. One fighter is missing an arm. Another, a leg. A commander who can barely read but goes by the alias “the Poet” tells of a recent firefight with [...]
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Trump launches first broadside at Mueller after Manafort plea deal

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“Highly conflicted Bob Mueller & the 17 Angry Democrats are using this Phony issue to hurt us in the Midterms. No Collusion!” President Donald Trump tweeted. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]
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The Manafort plea deal: Your questions answered

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Last month, Paul Manfort (left, pictured with his spokesman Jason Maloni in March) was found guilty in a Virginia trial on eight counts of bank and tax fraud, while the judge declared a mistrial on 10 other charges after the jury couldn’t [...]
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Manafort plea deal begs key question: What does he know?

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WASHINGTON (AP) – As Trump associates folded one-by-one over the last year under the pressure of federal investigators, there was always Paul Manafort. Until suddenly there wasn’t. The former Trump campaign chairman, who for months [...]
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Manafort’s deal reins in a pardon’s impact

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Even wording a pardon to relieve Paul Manafort of not just any federal prison sentence but also his agreed forfeitures of property and cash could be complicated. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images Mueller Investigation Several aspects of the [...]
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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort reaches plea deal

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Prosecutors filed a new slimmed-down set of charges against Paul Manafort Friday morning, reining in the felony counts against him from seven to just two: conspiracy against the U.S. and conspiracy to obstruct justice. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty [...]
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‘minibus’ deal reached to fund Defense department, others

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House and Senate lawmakers on Thursday said they’ve finalized an approximately $ 850 billion spending package to fund the Departments of Defense, Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education through September 2019. The package also includes [...]
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Trump’s ‘big deal’ with Mexico is ‘looking good’

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President Trump touts a “big deal” with Mexico on Monday after hinting at new trade agreement over the weekend. The White House is expected to announce the trade agreement Monday morning. A big deal looking good with Mexico! — Donald [...]