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UK rolls out red carpet for China's Xi on contentious visit as low as 4 percent.Andreas Fulda, a lecturer in Chinese studies at the University of Nottingham, said the British government was being overly optimistic about the economic impact of Chinese trade. He said it appeared illogical for Britain...
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Bomb may have downed Russian jet

...el-Sheikh indefinitely.After a meeting of the British government's crisis committee, COBRA, Hammond said Britain...device was involved has been mounting. He said the British government's decision made sense."It's a political decision...
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Today in history

...years ago: In a wrenching videotaped statement, aid worker Margaret Hassan, kidnapped in Baghdad, begged the British government to help save her by withdrawing its troops from Iraq, saying these "might be my last hours." (Hassan was apparently...
Banning assault weapons to counter the real threat of terrorism

...terrorists to detonate liquid explosives on international flights bound for North America. On the same day that the British government made arrests in that case, our government began prohibiting airline passengers from carrying any liquids past airport...
Cough it up for Russia

...growing appetite for their money. You might also have heard, in history class or on Schoolhouse Rock, of the British government taxing tea sold in America. Colonists avoided this tax by buying from Dutch suppliers. Dutch tea, Russian cigarettes...
Alaska editorial: Alaskans need to be fair with limited flu vaccine supply The federal government had hoped to have 100 million vaccine doses ready for the coming flu season, but the British government shut off one of the two U.S. suppliers because of contaminated production. That leaves this country with about...
This Day in History

...astronauts James A. Lovell and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. splashed down safely in the Atlantic. In 1979, the British government publicly identified Sir Anthony Blunt as the "fourth man" of a Soviet spy ring that included Guy Burgess, Donald...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...threatening violence in hopes of widening the divide between the Protestant majority and the Catholic minority. The British government has set a target date of March 10 for establishment of the Northern Ireland government, and should stick to it...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...I am intrigued by (Bawlf's theory) because details of Drake's voyage seem to have been covered up by the British government." If Drake did have contact with Southeast Alaska, "it certainly antedates the Spanish and the Russians coming...
Anti-war marchers shake up U.S., Brits

...legitimacy and a guarantee that reconstruction costs would be shared. U.N. backing is particularly important for the British government, which faces strong public opposition to a war. More than 750,000 people attended an anti-war protest in London...


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