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Bannon, Chinese Critic Create Fund to Investigate Beijing

President Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon is teaming up with one of the Chinese government’s fiercest critics on a $100 million effort to investigate what they view as abuses of power by President Xi and the Communist Party......»»

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Share Buybacks, the Latest Tool to Calm Markets, Surge in China

Chinese companies have bought back record amounts of stock this year, helping offset souring market sentiment caused by trade tensions and economic weakness......»»

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U.S. Trade Representative Criticizes "Unfair" Practices by China

Less than two weeks ahead of a China-U.S. summit, the U.S. Trade Representative accused Beijing of failing to change economic policies that threaten U.S. industry......»»

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"Extremely Weak": A Pro-Brexit Bastion Takes Dim View of May"s Deal

In June 2016, nearly 70% of voters in the post-industrial town of Stoke-on-Trent wanted Britain out of the EU. Today many of them say the divorce deal Prime Minister Theresa May struck betrays the referendum’s outcome......»»

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Security Officers Storm Papua New Guinea"s Parliament

Disgruntled security officers stormed Papua New Guinea’s parliament building, in what one lawmaker said was an action motivated by anger at unpaid wages from the weekend meeting of world leaders in the impoverished Pacific country......»»

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Libyan Authorities Forcibly Remove Migrants from Cargo Ship, U.N. Says

Authorities removed dozens of migrants from a cargo ship that rescued them at sea, ending a standoff that highlighted Europe’s backing for Libya’s controversial efforts to curb people smuggling......»»

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Bomber Kills Dozens at Afghanistan Religious Meeting

A suicide bomber struck a meeting of religious scholars in Kabul, killing dozens, in one of the deadliest attacks to hit the Afghan capital in months......»»

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China"s Xi Woos Philippines as Rivalry With U.S. in Asia Deepens

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EU to Step Up Review of Foreign Investments

The European Union agreed to establish a framework for screening foreign investments in an attempt to safeguard strategic assets following a Chinese buying spree, though questions remain about the rules’ effectiveness......»»

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Federal Court Bars U.S. From Enforcing Trump"s Asylum Ban

A federal judge blocked a new initiative by President Trump to limit the ability of foreign nationals crossing the southern U.S. border illegally to seek asylum......»»

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Hungary"s Orban, Tilting East, Welcomes Fugitive Autocrat

Hungary granted asylum this week to the Russia-leaning ex-leader of Macedonia, in a sign of the country’s eastward tilt and the challenge the European Union and the U.S. face in trying to keep Prime Minister Viktor Orban in their orbit......»»

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Russian Is Nominated to Lead Interpol, Alarming Western Officials

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Campaign to Oust U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Fizzles---for Now

A campaign to oust British Prime Minister Theresa May from office has stalled, as rebel Conservative lawmakers opposing her Brexit plan struggled to mount a leadership contest, affording her some respite ahead of the next leg of negotiations......»»

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Trump Stands With Saudi Arabia, Plays Down Crown Prince"s Alleged Role in Journalist"s Killing

President Trump pledged to remain a “steadfast partner” of Saudi Arabia and dismissed U.S. intelligence conclusions that the Saudi crown prince had ordered the killing of a dissident journalist......»»

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Stocks Skid as Major Indexes Shed 2018 Gains

Mounting concerns about the pace of growth spurred fresh declines in stocks around the world Tuesday, sending the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average to their lowest levels in months and wiping out yearly gains......»»

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FAA Sides With United in Newark Airport-Fee Dispute

United Continental Holdings has won a victory in a yearslong battle with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey over what the airline said were exorbitant fees at Newark Liberty International Airport......»»

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Desperate Venezuelans Dig Up Paradise in Search of Gold

The indigenous Pemon people have long served as stewards of the national park that holds the world’s highest waterfall. Now Venezuela’s economic distress has pushed them into digging for gold in vast open-pit mines......»»

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Regulators Urge Consumers to Avoid Romaine Lettuce as They Probe E. Coli Outbreak

U.S. officials warned consumers not to eat romaine lettuce as they investigate a new, multistate E. coli outbreak, the second episode this year linked to the leafy salad green......»»

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FedEx to Add 1,000 Electric Vehicles to Parcel Fleet

FedEx is adding 1,000 electric delivery vans to its fleet, a move aimed at tamping down emissions in parcel delivery operations as regulators push to rein in pollution from commercial vehicles......»»

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Gap Looking to Close Hundreds of Weaker Stores

Gap Inc. said it is exploring whether to close hundreds of underperforming stores at its namesake brand, after the unit reported a 7% decline in quarterly comparable sales......»»

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