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Senate confirms Wilbur Ross as Commerce Secretary

Wilbur Ross testifies before a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination to be commerce secretary at Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 18, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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Asian shares edge up, await Trump's policy speech

Visitors use their mobile phones before a ceremony marking the end of trading in 2016 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo, Japan December 30, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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Melting snow new danger for those fleeing to Canada from U.S.

File Photo: Aerial view of farmyards surrounded by water during spring flooding of the Red River near Morris, Manitoba, April 14, 2009. REUTERS/Fred Greenslade/File Photo

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California demands details of Trump administration immigration arrests

FILE PHOTO – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers detain a suspect as they conduct a targeted enforcement operation in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on February 7, 2017. Courtesy Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS … Continue reading

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SpaceX to send privately crewed spacecraft beyond the moon next year

FILE PHOTO — A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off on a supply mission to the International Space Station from historic launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., February 19, 2017. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File photo

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Trump, China's top diplomat, discuss cooperation, possible Xi meeting

By Steve Holland and David Brunnstrom | WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump, who has attacked China on issues from trade to the South China Sea, held his first face-to-face talks with a member of the Chinese leadership on Monday, and … Continue reading

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U.N. to vote Tuesday on Syria sanctions despite Russia veto pledge

People walk at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel-controlled town of Ariha in Idlib province, Syria February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

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U.S. appeals court will not put Trump travel ban case on hold

People gather to protest against President Donald Trump’s travel ban in New York City, U.S., February 1, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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U.S. Jewish centers report another wave of hoax bomb threats: NBC

By Jonathan Allen | NEW YORK Jewish community centers and schools in at least 11 U.S. states reported getting bomb threats on Monday, the JCC Association of North America said, the fifth wave of such threats this year that have … Continue reading

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Buffett tells CNBC Berkshire bought 120 million Apple shares in 2017

By Sam Forgione | NEW YORK Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N), told CNBC on Monday that his conglomerate had purchased about 120 million shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL.O) in 2017 and that U.S. stocks … Continue reading

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