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Michael Cohen blames Trump's 'dirty deeds' as he is jailed
December 12, 2018
The disgraced lawyer says the US president made him "follow a path of darkness rather than light".

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U.S. wants U.N. to ban nuclear ballistic missile work by Iran
December 12, 2018
The United States will push the U.N. Security Council to toughen its stance to prevent Iran from working on ballistic missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons and carrying out test launches, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday.
Pompeo says Iran defying U.N. Security Council resolutions
December 12, 2018
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that Iran is defying U.N. Security Council resolutions on its missile program and called on council members to take action to protect against the malign activity.
Maduro accuses U.S. official of plotting Venezuela invasion, gives no evidence
December 12, 2018
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday, without providing evidence, that U.S. national security adviser John Bolton was leading a plan to invade the South American country, which is increasingly at odds with Washington as its socialist economy collapses.
Yemen warring parties agree to reopen Sanaa airport, still in talks on port
December 12, 2018
Yemen's warring parties agreed on Wednesday to reopen Sanaa airport in the Houthi-held capital, sources said, as Western nations pressed the two sides to accept confidence-building steps before the end of U.N.-led peace talks in Sweden.
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WORLD • Business
United Tech to Break Itself Into Three Companies
November 26, 2018
The industrial conglomerate has decided to separate itself into three independent companies, breaking apart one of America’s last industrial conglomerates.
Trump Tells GM to Open Ohio Plant and Stop Output in China
November 26, 2018
General Motors plans to cut up to 14,800 jobs and end production at certain plants, marking the auto maker’s first significant downsizing since bankruptcy as it tries to adjust to lower demand for passenger cars. President Trump said GM should stop making cars in China and make them in the U.S. instead, in an exclusive WSJ interview.
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As China Squeezes U.S Soybean Imports, Farmers Try to Find Other Ways to Make a Living
December 12, 2018
China's retaliatory tariffs on soybeans are hurting financially strapped farmers.
Cosmonauts Turn Forensic Detectives to Solve Mystery of Space Station ‘Drill Hole’
December 12, 2018
Cosmonauts embarked on a risky eight-hour spacewalk to investigate a mysterious drilled hole on the Soyuz capsule
Pichai Speaks, May Vote, China Trade: CEO Daily for December 12, 2018
December 12, 2018
British PM Theresa May faces confidence vote
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WORLD • Markets
Yields hold steady after report indicating no inflation in November
December 12, 2018
U.S. government debt yields held steady on Wednesday after a government report showed no change to consumer prices across the month of November.
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Yields hold steady after report indicating no inflation in November
December 12, 2018
U.S. government debt yields held steady on Wednesday after a government report showed no change to consumer prices across the month of November.
Dow jumps 200 points on hopes China and US are making progress on trade talks
December 12, 2018
Stocks traded higher on Wednesday as investors digested news related to the ongoing trade war between the United States and China.
Europe closes higher amid US-China trade optimism; British PM faces confidence vote
December 12, 2018
European stocks closed higher on Wednesday, after President Donald Trump said he was upbeat about the chances of securing a trade deal with China.
Gold gains on dollar weakness, fading US rate hike prospects
December 12, 2018
Gold prices edged higher on Wednesday as the dollar slipped and expectations of U.S. interest rate hikes next year dimmed, brightening the appeal of non-interest yielding bullion.
US crude drops 1%, giving up the day's gains to settle at $51.15
December 12, 2018
Oil gave up the day's gains at the end of the session on Wednesday, after earlier drawing support from a drop in U.S. crude inventories, a cut in Libyan exports and an OPEC-led deal to trim output.
Dollar tiptoes higher for third day ahead of expected Fed hike
December 12, 2018
The dollar has gained nearly 6 percent against a basket of currencies this year on the back of Fed rate increases, but a recent softening of U.S. Treasury yields and tepid data has led some to forecast a peak for the dollar.
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WORLD • Economy
Investment consultants: pension tension
December 12, 2018
Some believe consultants should be forced to spin off their fiduciary businesses

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WORLD • Opinion
Who’s Afraid of China’s Influence?
December 12, 2018

What is most notable about China’s efforts to spread its influence abroad is not their success, but the ease with which they are exposed. Portraying these efforts as a genuine threat to the world's democracies not only betrays the West’s insecurity, but also gives China more credit than it deserves.

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Why Christmas Is About Food
December 12, 2018
In a season full of bittersweet memories, cooking and eating can remind us of what is joyful.
You Should Have the Right to Sue Apple
December 12, 2018
In Apple v. Pepper, the Supreme Court will decide whether iPhone App Store customers are entitled to make their case against the tech giant.
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