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U.S. Conducts First Navy Patrol in South China Sea Under President Trump

Wed, 24 May 2017 22:05:36 EDT

The Pentagon conducted a Navy patrol in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said Wednesday, the first such operation under President Donald Trump designed to send a signal to China about U.S. intentions to keep critical sea lanes open in the Pacific Ocean.image


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China's Titanic Debt: Downgrade Carries Warning About Growth

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:44:54 EDT

China’s first downgrade by Moody’s Investors Service since 1989 is a direct warning to Beijing that its growth model isn’t working and an illustration of the disconnect between the view inside and outside China.



Foreign Central Banks Scooping Up Treasurys

Wed, 24 May 2017 20:39:39 EDT

Foreign central banks are buying U.S. government bonds again after paring their holdings in 2016, and China has been the biggest buyer. image


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Blasts Kill Three Police Officers, Two Suspected Bombers in Indonesia

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:06:42 EDT

Three police officers and two suspected bombers were killed in a pair of explosions that ripped through a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian capital, police said. image


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Manchester Bomber Fought in Libya, 'Wanted Revenge'

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:46:13 EDT

Salman Abedi grew up straddling middle-class Britain and the Libya of his parents, playing street soccer as a schoolboy before heading off as a teenager to fight in their homeland—and nursing a strong sense of anger after returning. image


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Chinese Nationals Abducted in Pakistan

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:19:56 EDT

Armed men abducted two Chinese nationals in the city of Quetta in southwestern Pakistan Wednesday, police said.image


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Talent Battle: Hedge Funds vs. Silicon Valley

Wed, 24 May 2017 22:40:30 EDT

The battle for quantitative talent has turned some of the richest money managers into underdogs, pitting them against the likes of Google and Facebook for hiring the world’s top minds.image


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