Mexico’s economy and U.S. energy companies depend on free-flowing cross-border natural gas. Both are scrambling to avoid the chaotic disruption of a trade war.

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Mr. Liu, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 for his writings promoting democracy, has late-stage liver cancer, his lawyers said.

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Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader, stepped back to lead a deal on Russia sanctions, another example of lawmakers’ finding bipartisan ways to challenge the Trump administration.

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The boat, which sank on a reservoir near Medellin, appeared to be overloaded, and no one was wearing a life vest, survivors said.

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According to official results, candidates representing the anti-immigrant Northern League and other rightist parties won many of the major municipal races.

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