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The cover of Marvel's Civil War II features Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a boxing ring. Artwork by Ramon Perez/Courtesy of Marvel hide caption

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Can A Canadian Prime Minister Be An Action Hero? Marvel Comics Thinks So

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U.S. Panel Clears Chinese Company's Takeover Of Syngenta

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After its maiden voyage from China, the largest container ship to ever make port in North America, unloads its cargo in the Port of Los Angeles on Dec. 26, 2015. The major shipping companies in Europe and Asia began ordering the state-of-the-art, supersized ships back in 2011, when times were better. Scott Varley/AP hide caption

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Amid Industry Downturn, Global Shipping Sees Record-Low Growth

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Satellite Images Show Apparent Aircraft Hangers On Chinese Artificial Islands

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Casting Doubt On U.S. Commitment To Mutual Defense, Donald Trump Unsettles NATO Allies

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People line up to buy groceries outside a supermarket in Caracas, Venezuela's capital, on July 13. The State Department issued a travel warning for the country on July 7. Four other countries have been the subject of U.S. travel warnings since July 1. Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Often Issues Travel Warnings, But Lately The Tables Are Turned

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A U.S. Marine amphibious assault vehicle makes its way to shore after leaving an amphibious transport dock ship during a landing exercise on a beach at San Antonio in the Philippines' Zambales Province on April 21, 2015. The exercise was part of annual Philippine-U.S. joint maneuvers and took place some 137 miles east of the Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea. Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Hague Tribunal's South China Sea Ruling Inflame U.S.-China Tensions?

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An Iran Air Boeing 747 is parked at Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran in this 2003 photo. Boeing has agreed to lease or sell about 100 aircraft to Iran, but there are still potential obstacles. Hasan Sarbakhshian/AP hide caption

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More Than Airplanes Are Riding On Boeing's Deal With Iran

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In Wake Of Brexit Vote, U.S. Loses Influence In The EU

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British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond (left) and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry hold a joint press conference after meeting in London on Monday. The U.S. "could not ask for a better friend and ally," Kerry said. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago-based aircraft manufacturer Boeing would not divulge details about its deal with Iran Air — not the number of aircraft involved, the specific models or the price tag. Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S.-Russia Relations Are Frosty But They're Toasty On The Arctic Council

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Father Of Orlando Gunman Saddened By Nightclub Massacre

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