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Florida Election Recount Underway, Tensions Rise

U.S. News

Unofficial results show that Republican former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis led Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum by less than 0.5 percentage points. In the Senate race, Republican Gov. Rick Scott's lead over Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson is less than 0.25 percentage points.


Turkey Begins Oil and Gas Search That Could Stoke Tensions

U.S. News

Turkey is asserting itself in the east Mediterranean to signal that it won't be left out of a potential offshore gas bonanza as neighboring Cyprus is poised to renew exploratory drilling off its southern shores.


Pompeo Doesn't See China Tensions Hurting North Korea Talks

U.S. News

Pompeo has angered North Korea recently by insisting that international sanctions must remain in place until it gives up its nuclear weapons. On Wednesday, he said there was unanimous support for this at last week's U.N. General Assembly, even if Russia and China "had some ideas about how we might begin to think about a time when it would be appropriate to reduce them."


Taiwan Tension

Al Jazeera

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No Call Between Trump and India's Modi on China Border Tension: Official Source

U.S. News

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not spoken with U.S. President Donald Trump about the south Asian nation's military standoff with China, a government source said on Friday, after Trump suggested Modi was upset about border tension.