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Germany welcomes Biden comments in trade dispute

Germany welcomes Biden comments in trade dispute BERLIN (AP) — Germany on Friday welcomed President Joe Biden’s apparent willingness to discuss tweaking U.S. legislation that European leaders say unfairly discriminates against their industries. Biden acknowledged during a visit to Washington by French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday that there were “glitches” in the Inflation...

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Parcels with animals’ eyes sent to Ukrainian embassies

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Xiaomi Leads Smart TV Market in India for Q3 2022: Counterpoint

Xiaomi Leads Smart TV Market in India for Q3 2022: Counterpoint India’s smart TV market recorded a 38 percent year-on-year growth in shipments during the July-September quarter, mainly driven by festive season supplies, multiple new launches, discount events, and promotions, said a Counterpoint Research report. According to the report, global brands led India’s smart...

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US cancels trip by LGBTQ envoy to Indonesia after objection

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Israeli peace activists show presence in West Bank hot spot

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US star Pulisic on track to play against Dutch in World Cup

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EXPLAINER: Why South Africa’s president might lose his job

EXPLAINER: Why South Africa’s president might lose his job JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s president might lose his job, and his reputation as a corruption fighter, as he faces possible impeachment over claims that he tried to cover up the theft of millions of dollars stashed inside a couch on his farm. The allegations...