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US student is freed after week held in China in taxi dispute

US student is freed after week held in China in taxi disputeBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An American university student is free after being detained for a week in China for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who manhandled his mother during a fare dispute, in a case that brought U.S. lawmakers to the student's defense.


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US student freed after week held in China over taxi dispute

US student freed after week held in China over taxi disputeBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An American university student is free following a weeklong detention in China for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother during a fare dispute, in a case that drew objections over the student's treatment from U.S. lawmakers.


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Erdogan in the Gulf seeking to ease Qatar crisis

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Sunday began a key trip to the Gulf aimed at defusing the standoff over Turkey's ally Qatar, saying no one had an interest in prolonging the crisis. Erdogan, whose country has come to Qatar's aid in the dispute, had talk...

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Russia is responsible for 'hot war' in Ukraine: US envoy

The new US special envoy on Ukraine said Sunday that Russia is responsible for the "hot war" in the country's east, after fresh clashes between government forces and Russian-backed rebels. Kurt Volker, who was appointed this month as the State Departm...

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Russian ambassador to US concludes assignment

Russian ambassador to US concludes assignmentWASHINGTON (AP) — Russian ambassador to the United States Sergei Kislyak — a high-profile figure in the controversy over Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election— has concluded his assignment in Washington.


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