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Russia"s New Ambassador to U.S. Seen as Hard-Liner

Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed a hardliner diplomat known for his gruff style as Moscow’s new ambassador to the U.S., signalling a more confrontational approach to Washington......»»

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When You Already Have 35 Political Parties, What"s 63 More?

Tired of corruption and dysfunction, Brazilians are forming new parties dedicated to everything from fighting illegal dog breeders to electing a soccer coach president. ‘It’s become a joke but really it’s a tragedy’.....»»

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Little-Known Qatari Royal"s Visit to Saudi Arabia Complicates Ties

A meeting between Saudi Arabia’s crown prince and an obscure Qatari royal, officially aimed at narrowing differences between two estranged Gulf neighbors, has instead added more fuel to their long-running diplomatic spat......»»

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Cambridge University Press to Restore Articles on Chinese Website

Following a global backlash, the publishing house of Cambridge University plans to republish hundreds of articles on its Chinese site that it had previously blocked at the behest of Beijing......»»

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European Populists Who Aped Brexit and Trump Rethink Their Approach

Many officials think their attempt to associate with the U.K. and the U.S. undermined what was supposed to be a banner year. A recovering economy has also hurt their arguments—for now......»»

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Trump to Unveil Afghanistan Strategy in Televised Address

President Donald Trump will give a nationally televised address Monday night to unveil his strategy for the war in Afghanistan, the White House said, and that might mean 4,000 more troops being sent over......»»

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Draghi Is Likely to Lay Out End to Europe"s Quantitative Easing

In his return to the Fed’s symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo., this week, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is expected to set out the case for ending quantitative easing—the program he introduced at the event three years earlier......»»

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Mitch McConnell: "Zero Chance" U.S. Fails to Raise Debt Ceiling

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday there was “zero chance” that the U.S. would fail to raise the federal debt ceiling......»»

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Europe"s Populists, Back on Their Heels, Rethink Anti-EU Stance

Many party officials think their attempt to associate with the ‘Brexit’ vote and Trump’s victory undermined what was supposed to be a banner year. A recovering economy has also hurt their arguments—for now......»»

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Spanish Police Shoot and Kill Suspected Terror Van Driver

Spanish authorities said on Monday police shot the man they suspect of being the driver in Thursday’s attack in Barcelona, after confronting him outside the city wearing what appeared to be an explosive vest......»»

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Europe"s Populists, Back on their Heels, Rethink Anti-EU Stance

Many party officials think their attempt to associate with the ‘Brexit’ vote and Trump’s victory undermined what was supposed to be a banner year. A recovering economy has also hurt their arguments—for now......»»

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Spanish Police Shoot Suspected Terror Van Driver Near Barcelona

Spanish authorities said on Monday police shot the man they suspect of being the driver in Thursday’s attack in Barcelona, after confronting him outside the city wearing what appeared to be an explosive vest......»»

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

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......»»

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Russia"s New Ambassador to U.S. Seen as Hardliner

Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed a hardliner diplomat known for his gruff style as Moscow’s new ambassador to the U.S., signalling a more confrontational approach to Washington......»»

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Spanish Police Shoot "Suspicious Person" Near Barcelona

Police in Spain said they have shot a “suspicious person” wearing a possible explosives belt in a Barcelona suburb. The shooting occurred amid a massive manhunt for the man believed to have of carried out last week’s deadly van attack in the city......»»

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Spanish Police Shoot, Kill "Suspicious Person" Near Barcelona

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Spanish Authorities Confirm Identity of Van Driver in Barcelona Attack

Younes Abouyaaqoub, who is also accused of stabbing to death a bystander and stealing his car, is the target of a massive manhunt, the interior minister of Spain’s Catalonia region says......»»

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U.S. to Issue Fewer Visas to Russians in Diplomatic Spat

The U.S. is sharply cutting back visa services in Russia after the Kremlin responded to fresh U.S. sanctions by capping the number of U.S. diplomats in the country......»»

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Jailing of Hong Kong Protesters Revives Pro-Democracy Movement

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......»»

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In U.S.-Canada Trade Fight, the Border Watches, Warily

Proposed U.S. tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber are cheering some American sawmills and timberland owners, but businesses that rely on raw materials from north of the border are caught in the middle......»»

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