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Stricken Iranian Oil Tanker Sinks in East China Sea After Blast

The Iranian oil tanker Sanchi sank into the East China Sea on Sunday afternoon after a blast, causing a "serious" oil spill that covered 10 square kilometers (3.9 square miles), state television reported, citing China’s State Oceanic Administration. The oil from the tanker was still burning, China Central Television reported Sunday. A State Oceanic Administration official reached by phone said the administration is collecting data from the spill area, and the administration said on its website that the spill will have an impact on the environment. All 32 crew members…

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Trump’s $250 Billion China Haul Features Little of Substance

Donald Trump can use to show he’s creating opportunities for U.S. businesses and jobs for his base. The reality, however, is that the roughly 15 agreements unveiled on Thursday are mostly non-binding memorandums of understanding and could take years to materialize — if they do at all. A day earlier, Commerce Secretary Read More: Details on the Deals Trump’s Team Plans to Unveil in China “To me this is an old-style visit when you pile up all the deals so you can to get a big number,” said James McGregor, China…

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Feline sad: cat who was ‘mayor’ of Alaskan town for 20 years dies

Stubbs, who liked to drink water and catnip from a margarita glass, was elected mayor of Talkeetna in 1998 Stubbs, the honorary feline mayor of the Alaska town of Talkeetna, has died at the age of 20. The animals owners announced the cats death late on Saturday in a statement. Stubbs lived for 20 years and 3 months, the family wrote. He was a trooper until the very last day of his life; meowing at us throughout the day to pet him or to come sit on the bed with…

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