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MOSCOW -- Certain progress has been made in the talks on Libyan settlement in Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.

"Intensive consultations have been ongoing since this morning with the participation of the Libyan parties and with the support of the foreign and defense ministers of the Republic of Turkey and the Russian Federation," Lavrov said, according to a transcript released by the Russian Foreign Ministry. (Russia-Turkey-Libya)

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WASHINGTON -- The United States has dropped its designation of China as a currency manipulator, according to a report from the U.S. Treasury Department released Monday.

In its semiannual Report on Macroeconomic and Foreign Exchange Policies of Major Trading Partners of the United States, the Treasury Department said no major U.S. trading partner at this time met the relevant legislative criteria for currency manipulation. (US-China-Currency)

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senator Cory Booker dropped out of the 2020 presidential race on Monday, acknowledging that he has failed to build the support needed to win the Democratic nomination.

"It's with a full heart that I share this news -- I've made the decision to suspend my campaign for president," Booker wrote in a Medium post published on Monday morning. (US-Presidential Race)

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LONDON -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday during a visit to Belfast, Northern Ireland that he hopes and is "confident" to secure a zero-tariff, zero-quota agreement with the European Union.

Addressing concerns over possible checks on goods crossing the Irish Sea after Brexit, Johnson told reporters that "I cannot see any circumstances whatever in which there would be any need for checks on goods going from Northern Ireland to GB (Great Britain)." (Britain-EU-PM) Enditem

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