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France Is Running Out of Butter for Its Croissants

France’s much-loved croissant au beurre has run up against the forces of global markets.Finding butter for the breakfast staple has become a challenge…
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Navy continues search for sailors, wants answers after collision

(CNN)As search teams continued Tuesday to look for 10 American sailors missing after a Navy warship collided with a commercial tanker east of…
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Chinese mother tries to mail her baby to an orphanage

Beijing (CNN)A 24-year-old woman is under police investigation in Fuzhou, China after she attempted to mail her newborn baby to an orphanage wrapped…
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The eagle, the lion and the dragon: Singapore’s future in the age of Trump

(CNN)Caught between an ascendent China and an increasingly unreliable United States, Singapore's diplomatic future is at the heart of a debate on who…
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Australian cops smash international drug ring, seize 2 tons of narcotics

(CNN)Police in Australia say they have "destroyed" two international crime syndicates and seized more than two tons of narcotics "destined for Australian streets."…
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North and South Korean top diplomats speak in Manila, South Korean media reports

Manila, Philippines (CNN)The foreign ministers of North Korea and South Korea spoke face-to-face at a gala in Manila Sunday night, according to South…
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Xi says military must obey Communist Party as leadership reshuffle nears

Hong Kong (CNN)Chinese President Xi Jinping has emphasized the Communist Party's control over the military as he prepares for a key leadership reshuffle…
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‘Time for talk is over': US grapples for new approach on North Korea

Hong Kong (CNN)North Korea's test of a long-range missile that could hit major US cities has drawn condemnation from the US, China, Japan…
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Nawaz Sharif, disqualified Pakistan PM, wants brother to take his place

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN)Nawaz Sharif, removed from office by Pakistan's Supreme Court, said Saturday he has selected his brother to be the nation's next…
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Solving Malaysia’s serious problem with misogyny in its legislature

(CNN)Malaysia has a problem: misogyny. The country's Parliament set yet another sordid example last week when Member of Parliament Che Mohamad Zulkifly Jusoh,…
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