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BEIJING (AP) — Expectations for a U.S.-Chinese trade truce to avert an American tariff hike rose Friday, though Beijing said any settlement to their costly, long-running conflict must be “mutually beneficial.”

A senior administration official said an

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KAPURTHALA, India (AP) — Reports rolled in with escalating urgency — pills seized by the truckload, pills swallowed by schoolchildren, pills in the pockets of dead terrorists.

These pills, the world has been told, are safer than the OxyContins, the Vicodins

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BEIJING (AP) — China's government says any trade deal with Washington must be “mutually beneficial, win-win."

A foreign ministry spokesman says a negotiated settlement to their 17-month-old tariff war is “the expectation of the international community.”

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HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's much-maligned police force has slipped on a banana peel by trying to make light of its liberal use of tear gas during the territory's protest movement.

Mimicking an artist who duct-taped a banana to a wall, the force tweeted a

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LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a thumping majority of seats in Britain's Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month.

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LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's Brexit election (all times local):

7:35 a.m.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the largest Conservative majority since the 1980s shows that getting Brexit done has now proved to be the will

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BANGKOK (AP) — The British pound surged Friday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party claimed a robust majority in Parliament, while talk of China-U.S. trade deal buoyed share prices in Asia.

The British pound strengthened to $1.3425 from $1.

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LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the largest Conservative majority since the 1980s shows that getting Brexit done has now proved to be the will of the British people.

In a jubilant speech to party supporters, Johnson has stressed that

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LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a thumping majority of seats in Britain's Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month.

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LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson campaigned on one theme alone — “Get Brexit done.” His sweeping victory in Thursday's election means that could now happen within weeks.

Even before his Conservative Party had officially crossed the winning

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