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Suspect in Kim Jong Nam Killing Says Oil "Prank" Earned Her $90

An Indonesian suspect in the attack on Kim Jong Nam said she was paid $90 to help apply a baby oil-like liquid to his face, which police say contained a lethal nerve agent that killed the half brother of North Korea’s dictator......»»

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That"s the Way the Party Crumbles

As grass-roots activism intensifies, both the Democrats and the Republicans are facing identity crises—and the prospect of a wild new era of independent actors in American politics......»»

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World Trade Flows Grew at Slowest Pace Since Financial Crisis

International trade flows grew at the slowest pace since the financial crisis in 2016, but there were signs of a modest pickup as the year drew to a close......»»

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China Becomes Germany"s Leading Trading Partner

China upstaged the U.S. and France to become Germany’s leading trading partner for the first time last year, highlighting the broad footprint of Germany’s export-oriented economy—a feature that has helped it weather external shocks in the past......»»

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Trump Goes After Familiar Targets

After a week that showed hints of the reset sought by Capitol Hill Republicans, President Donald Trump undertook several new attacks focused on two of his frequent targets: the intelligence community and the press......»»

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Trump Rejects Intelligence Report on Travel Ban

An intelligence report by the Department of Homeland Security contradicts the White House’s assertion that immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries pose a particular risk of being terrorists and should be blocked from entering the U.S......»»

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Planned Back-Channel Talks Between U.S., North Korea Scuttled

The talks, which would have been the first between the two sides on U.S. soil in nearly six years, were contingent on visa approvals for Pyongyang’s top envoy on American relations, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

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Peru"s President Talks Growth, Trade and "Bridges" With Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday held his first sit-down meeting with a Latin American leader since taking office, and was told by visiting President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru that Peruvians “prefer bridges to walls.”.....»»

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Iraq Takes the Fight Against ISIS to Syria

Iraq’s air force carried out its first-ever strikes against Islamic State in neighboring Syria, the country’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said, marking a dramatic escalation in its effort to fight the terrorist group......»»

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Afghanistan Struggles to Get on China"s New Silk Road

A new railway between China and Afghanistan, part of Beijing’s initiative to promote regional trade, has run into roadblocks in Uzbekistan, apparently over fears that it could also benefit terrorists......»»

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Netanyahu, Former Aide Maneuver for Position in Israel

A political tug of war between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Naftali Bennett, a former aide who now heads a political party that is part of the governing coalition, has become a central feature of the Middle East peace process......»»

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VX Nerve Agent Found in Kim Jong Nam Death Is Among World"s Most Deadly

The VX nerve.....»»

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U.K. Opposition Leader Under Pressure After Election Defeat

The leader of the U.K.’s main opposition party was under fire after his party lost a parliamentary seat it has held for more than 80 years to Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives......»»

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Dozens Killed in Syria Car Bombing

A suicide car bomber killed at least 50 people seeking to return to their homes in al-Bab, in a sign of how unstable the area remains a day after Turkish-backed fighters drove Islamic State from one of its last urban strongholds in Syria......»»

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Iraq Launches Airstrikes Against Militants in Syria

Iraq’s air force carried out strikes against Islamic State in neighboring Syria, the country’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said, marking a dramatic escalation in its effort to fight the terrorist group......»»

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Hollywood Is Left Hanging as China Reins In Investments

China has been snapping up Hollywood companies in recent years, but as the government increases scrutiny of overseas investment, some pending deals face the threat of an unwelcome twist ending......»»

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Former SunEdison Executives File Whistleblower Lawsuits

Two former executives at SunEdison, the solar-power company that filed for bankruptcy protection last year, filed whistleblower lawsuits claiming they were fired after sounding the alarm about the company’s precarious finances......»»

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J.C. Penney Is Latest Retailer Forced to Downsize

J.C. Penney joins the list of retailers that will shrink to survive a shift away from traditional stores. The department-store chain said it would close up to 140 locations, even as it reported its first annual profit since 2010......»»

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Trump to Meet With Insurance Executives on Repeal of Affordable Care Act

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Tenet Healthcare Earnings: What to Watch

Hospital operator Tenet Healthcare Corp. is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter earnings Monday after markets close. Here’s what you need to know......»»

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