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U.S. to Ban Tourist Visits to North Korea

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:48:56 EDT

The State Department said it will ban travel by Americans to North Korea starting next month, citing ‘mounting concerns’ about the risk of arrest and detention in the wake of the death of U.S. college student Otto Warmbier.image

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U.S. Puts Chinese Deals on Ice

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:53:29 EDT

The American committee that screens foreign investments is holding up high-profile acquisitions involving Chinese companies amid concern about the risks they might pose to U.S. national security. image

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Trump Shakes Up Communications Staff; Spicer Quits

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:24:30 EDT

Following months of frustration, the president installed a campaign fundraiser as the White House communications director and accepted the resignation of press secretary Sean Spicer.image

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Ford, Mazda Say Some Vehicles' Air Bags Needn't Be Recalled

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:20:30 EDT

Two auto makers want to be excluded from an expanded recall of nearly three million Takata Corp. air bags that the Japanese supplier has warned could one day rupture, U.S. traffic safety regulators said.image

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Congrats on Your Newborn! Please Report to 'Mom Jail'

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:35:50 EDT

In China, yuezi centers offer posh accommodations where new mothers can spend a month taking things easy, but some find it a struggle to stay put. image

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Preliminary Probe Results Point to U.S. Navy Fault in Deadly Collision

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:53:33 EDT

A preliminary investigation has found that the Navy was likely at fault for last month’s deadly collision off the coast of Japan that killed seven American sailors aboard the USS Fitzgerald, a U.S. defense official said Friday. image

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Joseph Rago, Wall Street Journal Editorial Writer, Dies at 34

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:47:38 EDT

Joseph Rago, a Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial writer at The Wall Street Journal, was known for his richly reported pieces and influence on policy makers.image

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