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Obama wraps up Japan visit without accord on TPP trade deal

US President Barack Obama wrapped up his three-day visit to Tokyo and departed for South Korea on Friday without a broad trade accord with the host as expected, Xinhua news agency reported.    In a statement issued by the White House, the two countries said they would continue working towards a bilateral trade deal after talks... Read More

An Ukrainian security force officer is deployed at a checkpoint set on fire to cover the retreat of pro-Russian separatists near Slaviansk. – Reuters pic, April 25, 2014.

An Ukrainian security force officer is deployed at a checkpoint set on fire to cover the retreat of pro-Russian separatists near Slaviansk. – Reuters pic, April 25, 2014.

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