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Trump touts administration’s accomplishments, wishes Biden ‘luck’ in New! 2021-01-19 16:29:38The speech comes less than a day before President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn-in to office.

China’s policies on Uighurs, ethnic minorities amount to New! 2021-01-19 15:32:19Pompeo's determination does not come with any immediate repercussions although the legal implications mean the U.S. must take it into account in form

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Trump expected to issue flurry of pardons on New! 2021-01-19 14:28:28It remains unclear whether Trump will pardon Steve Bannon, his former top strategist, or offer pre-emptive reprieves to his attorney, Rudy Giuliani.

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Experts say cancelled Keystone XL pipeline expansion won’t 2021-01-18 17:27:20Some 200 kilometres of pipe have already been installed for the expansion, including across the Canada-U.S. border.


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