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Blinken’s long-anticipated meetings with senior Chinese officials had been seen in both countries as a way to find some areas of common ground at a time of major disagreements

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen paid a solemn visit Saturday to the salmon-colored house on an island off Senegal that is one of the most recognized symbols of the horrors of the Atlantic slave trade

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What’s at stake as millions head to the ballot box around the globe

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The change in reporting practices comes the week after the country announced its most significant easing yet of antivirus measures.

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Protests against China's strict anti-virus controls spread to Shanghai and other cities as President Xi Jinping’s government faces mounting anger at its “zero-COVID” policy that has shut down access to areas throughout China in an attempt to isolate every case at a time when other governments are easing controls and trying to live with the virus.

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Tens of thousands of people have lost their homes and livelihoods as villages are swept away and crops aredevastated

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She will be formally sworn in as the president on Monday.

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Members of the Kalush Orchestra from Ukraine celebrate after winning the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest at Palaolimpico arena, in Turin, Italy, Saturday, May 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno) 

Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest in the early hours of Sunday in a clear show of popular support for the war-ravaged nation that went beyond music

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Up to 48 million French voters will be choosing between 12 candidates: President Emmanuel Macron is seeking a second five-year term but faces a strong challenge from far-right candidate Marine Le Pen

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WNBA All-Star Brittney Griner was arrested last month at a Moscow airport after Russian authorities said a search of her luggage revealed vape cartridges.

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