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Trump Meets Kazakh Leader in White House Visit

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:17:21 EST

President Donald Trump hosted Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev at the White House on Tuesday, the first visit by a leader of Kazakhstan since 2006. image


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U.S. Freezes $65 Million in Funding for U.N. Palestinian Refugee Agency

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:54:14 EST

The U.S. will withhold at least $65 million from the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, U.S. officials said, making good on a threat by President Donald Trump. image


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China's Hot Housing Market Begins to Cool

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:31:07 EST

In Beijing and Shanghai—two China’s largest housing markets—and other megacities, property sales have stalled and prices have dropped, and the high levels of debt that fueled a housing boom make the slowdown particularly perilous.image


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Pope Francis, in Chile, Addresses 'Irreparable Damage' Sex-Abuse Scandal Wrought

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:53:44 EST

Pope Francis began a challenging, three-day tour of Chile, a country where changing social mores and public anger over a sex-abuse scandal have reduced the Catholic Church’s influence in recent years. image


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New Cyberattack on Cryptocurrency Investors Came From North Korea, Report Says

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 02:07:26 EST

The hacking offensive’s malware is similar to that used in Pyongyang’s attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment and its WannaCry ransomware assault, according to cybersecurity researchers.



After Years of Turmoil, Greece Is Close to Exiting Its Bailout

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:56:37 EST

After nearly eight years of turmoil, the country is within striking distance of freeing itself from a bailout program that has strained its citizens and the eurozone alike. image


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Venezuelan Forces Kill Rebel Ex-Actor Who Urged Rebellion

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:42:12 EST

Venezuelan Special Forces killed a former B-movie actor and members of his dissident group in a shootout after they called for armed uprising, officials said on Tuesday, as rights groups called the confrontation an execution.image


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U.S. Navy to File Negligent Homicide Charges in Two Asia Ship Collisions

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:28:54 EST

The commanders of the two U.S. guided-missile destroyers involved in collisions that killed 17 sailors in Asia last year will be court-martialed on charges including negligent homicide. image


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Battle Stations: U.S. and China Prepare for Trade Clash of the Titans

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:38:47 EST

A trade war between the U.S. and China would be more bruising and protracted than the battles that raged in the 1980s over Japanese exports, and would risk taking down the entire global trading architecture.image


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Faulty Components Suspected in Indonesia Walkway Collapse

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:59:10 EST

Faulty components and a lack of maintenance likely contributed to the collapse of a mezzanine walkway at Indonesia’s stock-exchange building, experts said, based on preliminary inspections. image


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Ex-CIA Officer, Suspected of Outing U.S. Informants in China, Is Arrested

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:11:33 EST

Jerry Chun Shing Lee faces charges of unlawfully retaining classified information. Officials say he is suspected of providing information that helped Beijing identify U.S. informants in that country.image


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