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Hillary Clinton is sounding the alarm over China’s efforts to covertly interfere with politics worldwide – Business Insider

Hillary Clinton warned Australia and New Zealand to take China’s interference attempts “seriously.” Clinton also praised a New Zealand academic, Anne-Marie Brady, who has pioneered work on the Chinese Communist Party’s secretive arm that tries to …Read more

Japan and North Korea should talk, South Korea’s Moon says – Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan and North Korea should begin talks to normalise relations between the two countries and contribute to peace and stability in the region, South Korean President Moon Jae-in told a Japanese newspaper on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO – South …Read more

Mueller rejects Trump request to answer questions in writing – CBS News

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who is now on President Trump’s legal team, told CBS News correspondent Paula Reid Monday afternoon that special counsel Robert Mueller’s office has rejected proposals to allow Mr. Trump to answer questions from …Read more

Netanyahu puts wrong foot forward by serving Japan’s Abe dessert in a shoe – Washington Post

JERUSALEM — There aren’t that many cultures where putting a shoe on the dining room table is acceptable behavior, but for the Japanese there is clear etiquette against allowing outdoor shoes inside. That might explain the furor following a visit by …Read more

One-Time Potential Rival to China’s Xi Draws Life Sentence – Wall Street Journal

BEIJING—A former top Communist Party official once seen as a potential successor and rival to Chinese President Xi Jinping received a life sentence on corruption charges—a punishment state media portrayed as lenient. A court on Tuesday issued the …Read more

Trump’s claim that Iran could build nuclear weapons in seven years – Washington Post

“In seven years, that deal will have expired, and Iran is free to go ahead and create nuclear weapons. That’s not acceptable. Seven years is tomorrow.” — President Trump, discussing the Iran nuclear deal in a White House news conference, April 30 …Read more

US asks Organization of American States to suspend Venezuela – Yahoo News

Vice President Mike Pence applauds during a speech at the Organization of American States, Monday, May 7, 2018 in Washington. The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on a former official of the Venezuelan intelligence service, two aides and 20 …Read more