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U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he departs for travel to the G-20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, at the White House in Washington, June 26, 2019.
Meetings with Chinese President Xi and Russian President Putin to be the most closely watched of Trump's discussions this week in Osaka
Steve Herman
June 26, 2019
FILE - A host of U.S. companies have warned that costs related to tariffs on goods imported from China will hit their profits and hurt consumers.
Trump and Chinese President Xi return to the negotiating table this weekend
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June 26, 2019
Huawei's mobile phones are displayed at a telecoms service shop in Hong Kong, March 29, 2019.
The Trump administration has been pressing other countries to ban Huawei equipment from their networks, particularly in the coming rollout of super-fast 5G networks, a global project in which Huawei had been expected to play a leading role
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June 26, 2019
Aa worker collects harvested palm oil fruits at a plantation in Pangkalan Bun in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, 19 Feb. 2010
Malaysia is threatening to take its defense business elsewhere if the EU makes good on plans to cut palm oil imports, Will it work?
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June 26, 2019
 Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) pose for a group photo during the opening ceremony of the ASEAN leaders summit in Bangkok, Thailand, June 23, 2019.
The chairman of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations said Sunday he expected his bloc to sign a first reading of the South China Sea code of conduct this year
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June 26, 2019
A message reading "Tokyo 2020 We Believe", made up of 2,020 candles, is displayed at Zojoji temple in Tokyo September 5, 2013.
Amount isthree times more than any previous summer Games, there is huge enthusiasm among the Japanese for the Games, and the public have rushed in their millions to buy tickets
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By Reuters
June 25, 2019
Trump Kim Summit Day in Photos
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Seoul says talks underway for third Trump-Kim summit, but DC playing down expectations
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June 25, 2019