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Silk Road: China's $1 trillion global ambition

Daily Sabah - ‎9 hours ago‎
Vice chairman and secretary-general of the Standing Committee of the 12th National People's Congress, Wang Chen, said that China wants to further its relations and cooperation with Asian countries and considers the Belt and Road project to be an ...

Why US Companies Should Be Paying Attention To China's New Anti-Corruption Laws

Forbes - ‎6 hours ago‎
The SPP also has announced that it will continue to implement the National People's Congress' Ninth Amendment to the Criminal Law, as to which the SPP issued an “Interpretation of Several Issues concerning the Application of Law in Handling Criminal ...
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How Democrats Embraced Gun Control at Their Convention

TIME - ‎5 hours ago‎
Pollster Anna Greenberg, who works with the gun-control group Americans for Responsible Solutions, tells supporters to talk about “the gun lobby,” but not the National Rifle Association, which in many voters' minds is about hunting and sport. Talk ...
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'Belt and Road' inks investment worth over $1.4 billion, creates more than 60000 jobs

Belarus News (BelTA) - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The annual media forum, which is hosted by People's Daily, has been held each year since 2014. It is the media forum with the greatest number of participants from various countries and foreign media organizations held by a Chinese media group in recent ...
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Barack Obama is the most important political figure of our time, no matter who succeeds him

Vox - ‎5 hours ago‎
After he leaves, Obamacare will remain, a reminder that he succeeded where presidents before him had failed for a century in passing a comprehensive national health insurance bill. After he ... To pay for it all, the Affordable Care Act cut back on ...
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New Communist Party Discipline Regulations Brings Impetus to Xi Jinping's Anti-Corruption Drive

The Epoch Times - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
An added benefit of the Accountability Ordinances is how they could be used against Xi Jinping's most entrenched and stubborn rival, according to Xin Ziling, formerly a director of the editorial desk at the People's Liberation Army's National Defense ...
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Watch Bill Clinton's full DNC speech

Business Insider - ‎17 hours ago‎
Bill Clinton delivered a speech at the Democratic National Convention in support of his wife Hillary. .... Once more, she filed a report about these kids, and that helped influence ultimately the Congress to adopt the proposition that children with ...

Norman Manley's last triumph

Jamaica Observer - ‎1 hour ago‎
Today is the 47th anniversary of Norman Manley's last and perhaps greatest political triumph: when he led the People's National Party (PNP) to its second political victory on election day, July 28, 1959. To have a full understanding of its significance ...
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Transcript Of Bill Clinton's Democratic National Convention Speech Was Sweetly Personal

Romper - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images Former US president Bill Clinton addresses the second day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 26, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Democratic National Convention 2016: Fact-Checking the Speakers

Yahoo Autos - ‎16 hours ago‎
In March 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that 20 million people gained “health insurance coverage between the passage of the law in 2010 and early 2016.

Older Washington delegate: Don't forget seniors' contributions

The News Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
While Gamburg, is grateful to serve her state as a delegate, she wants to make sure the issues seniors face are not pushed to the back of people's minds. “We have many issues as seniors that need to be promoted, such as health, Social Security and ...
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Disorder or the reconstruction of order?

The Straits Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
It is commonly accepted in the West that the existing world order is built and led by the United States, which is also known as "Pax Americana".

Tom Colicchio on Food Policy, Live from the Democratic National Convention

Modern Farmer - ‎16 hours ago‎
We had a bunch of people come by to get some free food and drink—we were a popular spot. A few members of Congress stopped by, so it was a good day. People are doing what they should be, raising their voices, and hopefully making themselves heard.

Carlo Petrini, recently appointed FAO Special Ambassador, visits Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa

Slow food - ‎13 hours ago‎
Carlo Petrini's conference will focus on the Slow Food Ark of Taste in Kenya, presenting the first 50 products on board and announcing the next Slow Food International Congress, which will be held in Nakuru, Kenya, in June 2017. The Congress will set ...
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Former VT Delegate Who Joined Sanders at Roll Call: "How Do We Move Forward Without Compromise?"

Democracy Now! - ‎8 hours ago‎
For more, we're joined by Shyla Nelson, former national delegate for Bernie Sanders from Vermont, co-founder of Election Justice.
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Arroyo bill seeks amnesty for Reds - ‎8 hours ago‎
Rep. and former Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo arrives at the opening session of Congress. INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON ... “There is an urgent need and expressed desire to extend amnesty to members of the CPP-New People's Army (NPA)-National Democratic ...

Lok Sabha passes Benami transactions amendment, members seek stricter measures

Times of India - ‎12 hours ago‎
Replying to host of queries raised on the bill by members like Sushmita Dev (Congress), Conrad Sangma (National People's Party), Saugata Roy (Trinamool Congress) and Prem Singh Chandumajra (Akali Dal), Jaitley said: "Section 58 of the new bill clearly ...
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Virginia's Tim Kaine accepts the Democratic Party's nomination for vice president

Virginian-Pilot - ‎1 minute ago‎
Kaine, who has never lost an election in his 22-year rise from Richmond City Council member and mayor to Virginia's governor's mansion to the U.S.

Xi calls for further armed forces reform - ‎6 hours ago‎
After the 18th National Congress of the CPC in late 2012, Xi said, the CPC Central Committee has attached great importance to defense and military reform.
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Read the full text of Bill Clinton's heartfelt speech about Hillary at the DNC

Vox - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Once more, she filed a report about these kids and that helped influence ultimately the Congress to adopt the proposition that children with disabilities, physical or otherwise, should have equal access to public education.