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Big Economies Are Growing in Sync for First Time in Years

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:30:34 EDT

For the first time in a decade, the world’s major economies are growing in sync, a result of lingering low-interest-rate stimulus from central banks and the gradual fading of crises that over years ricocheted from the U.S. to Greece, Brazil and beyond.image

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Kim Jong Un Shown Ordering More Warheads After Tillerson's Praise for 'Restraint'

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:20:25 EDT

Hours after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson praised him for exercising restraint, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appeared in state media visiting a missile-development factory and ordering the production of more warheads and rocket engines.image

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Pakistan Political Upheaval Puts Strategic Alliance With U.S. at Risk

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:27:49 EDT

President Donald Trump’s efforts to reboot U.S.-Pakistan relations as part of his new Afghanistan strategy face a potential challenge thanks to the rising fortunes of a popular politician who is a fierce critic of American policy.image

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Venezuela's Former Attorney General Says She Has Proof of Corruption

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 21:25:15 EDT

Venezuela’s ousted Attorney General Luisa Ortega said she has proof of corruption involving top government officials and is sharing it with the U.S. and other countries. image

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Saudis Open Iraqi Border and Forge Ties to Counter Iran

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:45:22 EDT

Saudi Arabia, with U.S. assistance, is pushing aside years of rancor with its neighbor Iraq and mounting a broad effort to win Baghdad’s allegiance and dilute Iran’s influence over the pivotal U.S. ally.image

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Egypt Criticizes Trump Administration Aid Cutbacks

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:14:15 EDT

Aid moves come amid Washington’s disapproval of Egypt’s human-rights situation and Cairo’s ties to North Korea.image

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First Hurdle in Trump's Mideast Peace Gambit: Persuading Adversaries to Talk

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:07:55 EDT

White House adviser Jared Kushner leads a delegation to try to advance talks between Israelis and Palestinians, but the two sides are stuck over the basic question of statehood.image

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Beijing's Campaign Against South Korean Goods Leaves Chinese Looking for Work

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:24:53 EDT

China’s unofficial push to punish Seoul for deploying a missile-defense system against North Korea is hitting hardest in places like Yancheng, where South Korean auto maker Kia Motors is the backbone of the local economy. image

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After the McCain Crash, an Unbearable Wait

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 20:55:19 EDT

For the families of those missing from the USS John S. McCain, the days after the warship collided with a tanker in waters near Singapore have been agonizing, as they wait for search-and-rescue teams to scour the ocean and the damaged warship.image

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Germany's Schulz Demands U.S. Withdraw Nuclear Weapons

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:25:42 EDT

The center-left candidate for chancellor in Germany’s September election demanded that U.S. nuclear weapons be withdrawn from the country, taking an increasingly anti-American tack. image

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Angolans Vote for First New President in 38 Years

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:38:42 EDT

Angolans headed to the polls Wednesday to vote for their first new president in almost four decades, amid an economic crisis that has hurt Africa’s No. 2 oil producer and exacerbated complaints of mismanagement of the nation’s resources. image

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