Month: November 2017

INCHEON, South Korea (Reuters) – The Olympic flame arrived in South Korea on Wednesday to begin its journey towards the 2018 Pyeongchang Games, with organizers confident it will spark a new era for winter sports in Asia. Honorary Ambassador Yuna Kim and Lee Nak-yon carry the Olympic flame at the Incheon International airport in Incheon,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives will delay the release of long-awaited tax legislation by one day until Thursday, the head of the chamber’s tax-writing panel said late on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) listens as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The smog-prone northern Chinese region of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei will set up a joint environmental protection agency in an effort to coordinate the region’s war on pollution, the official China Securities Journal reported on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: People drive and ride amid the smog in Beijing, China, February 14, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee The new
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is quietly pursuing direct diplomacy with North Korea, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s public assertion that such talks are a waste of time. FILE PHOTO – U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Yun (R) answers questions from reporters following
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