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Updated 11:29 AM EDT, Tue, Jun 16, 2020

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President Barack Obama

Blasting ISIS

US B-2 Stealth Bombers from US Mainland Kill 100 ISIS Fighters in Libya

The two stealth bombers flew all the way from their base at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri.

Blackmail

Russia Using Sex Videos of Trump’s “Perverted Sexual Acts” in Moscow to Blackmail Him

Trump visited Russia in 2013 when he hosted the Miss Universe Pageant held at Krasnogorsk, a suburb of Moscow.

 Allies

PLA says US and Japan are in a ‘de facto Global Military Alliance’

Trump also made it clear he would challenge Washington's consistent stance on the "One China" principle, which Trump has shown every indication of doing.

Obama Urges President Xi to Implement New Sanctions Against North Korea

Obama Urges President Xi to Implement New Sanctions Against North Korea

Outgoing US President Barack Obama has urged China to strictly enforce international sanctions and implement new embargoes against North Korea during his meeting with President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the 24th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit held in Lima, Peru over the weekend.

Countries Look to China to Push Forward Paris Climate Change Treaty Despite Trump Withdrawal

Countries Look to China to Push Forward Paris Climate Change Treaty in Case of Trump Withdrawal

On the heels of US President-elect Donald Trump's campaign announcement that Washington will withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement if he becomes president, countries are looking to China to take the helm in leading the negotiations to implement the climate change treaty.

President Obama Gags Pentagon; Orders Officials to Tone Down Rhetoric on China

President Obama Gags Pentagon; Orders Officials to Tone Down Rhetoric on China

The US National Security Council (NSC) has ordered the Pentagon to tone down its way of words on China and banned them from publicly using the phrase "great power competition" in describing the military challenges posed by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA).

Gone with the wind

More US Troops Heading for Iraq in Advance of Mosul Offensive in October

The Americans will assist Iraqi and Kurdish forces that will lead the fight to retake Mosul and ISIL's shrinking territory in Iraq.

More democracy

Obama says US Sanctions on Myanmar to be Lifted as Aung San Suu Kyi Visits

"It is the right thing to do in order to ensure the people of Burma see the rewards from a new way of doing business and a new government."

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shakes hands with US President Barack Obama (L) ahead of G20 Summit

President Xi Speaks About World Economic Growth at G20 Summit

President Xi Jinping has encouraged world leaders to step up their efforts to aid economic growth and remove all trade barriers during the G20 summit in China over the weekend.

Not exactly friends

World Awaits China Action on Scarborough Shoal Reclamation

Xi is known to hold a low opinion of Obama.

Obama to China: Stop Bullying South China Sea Neighbors

Obama to China: Stop Bullying South China Sea Neighbors

United States President Barack Obama has warned China against bullying its neighbors in the South China Sea as he arrived in Beijing on Saturday ahead of the G20 Summit.

Alleged Chinese spy to face criminal charges

Husband of Alleged Chinese Spy Seeks Obama’s Assistance With Case

The husband of an alleged American spy has requested for assistance from President Barack Obama as he prepares to meet with President Xi Jinping over the weekend at the Group of 20 Summit.

Friends

US, India to Sign Pact Allowing Use of Each Other’s Military Bases

The agreement is directed squarely against China and Russia,

China, US Set to Ratify Paris Climate Change Accord Before Upcoming G20 Summit--Xinhua

China, US to Ratify Paris Climate Change Accord Before Upcoming G20 Summit: Xinhua

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday praised China for its outstanding leadership in paving the way for the promotion of environmental growth and encouraging the presence of developing countries at the upcoming G20 summit, which would be held in the city of Hangzhou from September 4-5.

US, China to Hold 'In-depth' Meetings in 11th G20 Summit

US, China to Hold 'in-Depth' Meetings at 11th G20 Summit in Hangzhou

US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping are scheduled to hold "in-depth" meetings during the upcoming G20 summit in the city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province next month.

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