* Warns of political risks amid bribery scandal
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WASHINGTON, Jan 23 A powerful storm system
plowed up the U.S. Eastern seaboard with torrential showers and
high winds on Monday, hindering airline and rail travel, after
killing at least 21 people in the South, many in mobile homes
demolished by tornadoes.
WASHINGTON, Jan 23 U.S. President Donald Trump
formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific
Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing America from its
Asian allies, as China’s influence in the region rises.
WASHINGTON, Jan 23 The new U.S. administration
of President Donald Trump vowed on Monday that the United States
would prevent China from taking over territory in international
waters in the South China Sea, something Chinese state media has
warned would require Washington to “wage war.”