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In this episode last September of News From Soldiers' Hometowns, an evening show on North Korea's Korean Central Television, the show's anchor is interrupted by a presenter who walks on with papers in hand to deliver an update. DPRK Today/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Slowdown Highlights Vulnerable Chinese Economy In Midst Of A Trade War

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A Chinese man is silhouetted near the Huawei logo in Beijing on Thursday. The Trump administration issued an executive order Wednesday apparently aimed at banning Huawei equipment from U.S. networks. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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Chinese shipping containers are stored at the Port of Los Angeles in Long Beach, Calif. Americans, in bigger numbers than ever, like trade. But they also believe China doesn't play fair in trade. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Trump's Trade War, Americans Will Be Asked To Show Economic Patriotism

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Measles Outbreak In The Philippines

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Anukul Ghosh (left), 63, and Rabin Kumar Majhi, 51, pose as a newly married couple. Ghosh used to play female characters in the 1970s and 1980s. He has now retired from Jatra. Soumya Sankar Bose hide caption

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to party supporters flanked by his wife and daughters. Morrison's conservative coalition won a surprise victory in the country's general election. Rick Rycroft/AP hide caption

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Zakary Pashak started Detroit Bikes when he moved to Detroit in 2011, at a time when the city was reeling. Courtesy of Melany Hallgren hide caption

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For One U.S. Bike-Maker, Tariffs Are A Mixed Bag

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U.S. Targets Huawei Amid Trade Talks With China

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New cars sit in a lot at the Port of Richmond in California last year. The Trump administration on Friday announced a six-month delay in setting new tariffs on auto imports. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Delays Auto Tariffs For 6 Months

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Historic First For Asia: Taiwan Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

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