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Trump Takes New Tack in Afghanistan Fight

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:08:36 EDT

President Donald Trump, long a critic of U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan, is acceding to top advisers and will deploy additional forces there as well as pressure Pakistan to do more to fight extremism.image


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Can the U.S. Scrap Its Trade Deal With South Korea?

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 23:46:53 EDT

The U.S. and South Korea kicked off talks over a trade agreement that protectionist Washington blames for an imbalance requiring the pact’s amendment or termination.image


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U.S. Steps Up Actions Against Chinese Firms Aiding North Korea

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 23:10:11 EDT

U.S. federal prosecutors are preparing new actions targeting Chinese firms that are critical financial conduits for North Korea’s government, according to people familiar with the matter.image


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Navy to Pause Operations, Probe Collisions, With 10 Sailors Missing

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 23:52:11 EDT

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the Navy is beginning a review of a spate of recent collisions, while search-and-rescue teams found no trace of 10 missing sailors from the USS John S. McCain as night fell and stormy conditions closed in Monday.image


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The Calm in Emerging Markets Suddenly Broke

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:46:49 EDT

Investors yanked money out of emerging-market funds for the first time in months, a sign of trouble in what has been a sturdy corner of the market for much of the year.image


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Jailing of Hong Kong Protesters Revives Pro-Democracy Movement

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:02:06 EDT

A successful appeal by Hong Kong’s government that put three prominent activists behind bars is having an unintended consequence: reinvigorating the city’s jaded pro-democracy movement. image


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Great Wall Expresses Interest in Fiat Chrysler's Jeep

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 23:20:28 EDT

Chinese auto maker Great Wall Motor said it is interested in acquiring Jeep, the profitable U.S. sport-utility-vehicle maker owned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. image


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