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Amid Anxiety Surrounding Boeing's 737 Max Jets, One Airline Wants To Cancel Its Order

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A Chinese site engineer is seen during construction of an extension of the Southern Expressway in Sri Lanka, in November. The project is part of Beijing's massive Belt and Road Initiative. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Reports Say U.S. Sees A National Security Threat In Chinese Company Owning Grindr

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At least 25 people died in a fire at a high-rise office building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday — and officials say the building didn't have the right safety protocols in place. Mahmud Hossain Opu/AP hide caption

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Members of Thailand's Palang Pracharath Party wave from a truck featuring posters of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha, in Bangkok on Wednesday. The party took the lead in Thailand's first election since the army took power five years ago after a preliminary count by the election commission. Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images hide caption

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Bangladeshi firefighters work to extinguish a blaze in an office building in Dhaka Thursday. The large and deadly fire — the latest in a string of such disasters in the city — forced people to try to climb down to safety. Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Boeing Details 737 Max Software Fixes

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On the day of the Lion Air crash, Verian Utama (left) was traveling on the flight with a former pro rider named Andrea Manfredi (right), a friend who also perished. Courtesy of Verian Utama's family hide caption

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For Family Of A Lion Air Crash Victim, 'The Happiness Is Gone'

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U.S. Negotiators Are In Beijing For Another Round Of Trade Talks

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Thailand Moves Forward With Chinese Tech Company Huawei To Build 5G Network

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Experts believe the target of Wednesday's anti-satellite test was India's Microsat-R, which is shown here launching in January. Arun Sankar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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India Claims Successful Test Of Anti-Satellite Weapon

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Meng Hongwei was the president of Interpol when he was reported missing while on a trip to China last fall. He's now facing prosecution on bribery charges, China's Communist Party says. Wong Maye-E/AP hide caption

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