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Taiwan wants to push bounds of US trade deal to beat isolation

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Taiwan’s top trade negotiator signaled a desire to expand Taipei’s initial agreement with Washington into one that more closely resembles a free trade deal, as the export-dependent economy works to counter China’s efforts at isolating it.

The island’s trade officials are talking with their U.S. counterparts about broadening the scope of...Read more

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US official to visit Turkey to discuss Russia sanctions, Hamas

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A top U.S. Treasury official is set to visit Turkey next week for talks on American sanctions against Russian entities and the illicit activities of Palestinian militant group Hamas, according to people familiar with the discussions.

Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Brian Nelson is expected to meet his Turkish ...Read more


Missing Messi? Find Leo-themed food, drinks and more in South Florida

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Missing Messi on the soccer field? Find him elsewhere! South Florida has places where you can get Lionel Messi-themed burgers, drinks, apparel and more.

With this handy guide, you can eat, drink and try to be merry while waiting to see the Inter Miami CF team captain recovered and back to doing what he does best.

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A Raleigh park is one of Yelp's top US spots for fall leaves

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two North Carolina destinations made Yelp’s list of the “Top (20) Spots for Fall Foliage in the U.S.” published this week, including William B. Umstead State Park in Raleigh.

The other is the Blue Ridge Parkway, which runs through the western part of the state.

Umstead slipped onto the list at No. 20. The Parkway was ...Read more