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African Union urges DR Congo to delay final election results
January 17, 2019
The African Union calls on the country to delay the final results of its disputed presidential election.

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Ex-mistress of 'El Chapo' says she was 'traumatized' by tunnel escape
January 17, 2019
A former mistress of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman told jurors in his U.S. trial on Thursday she was "traumatized" after a harrowing 2014 escape from one of his safehouses with Mexican marines in hot pursuit.
U.S. believes Islamic State likely responsible for Manbij blast: sources
January 17, 2019
The U.S. government believes the Islamic State militant group is likely responsible for Wednesday's attack in northern Syria that killed four Americans, although it has not reached a firm conclusion, two U.S. government sources said on Thursday.
Yemen's warring parties hopeful on prisoner swap as Hodeidah stalls
January 17, 2019
Yemen's warring parties hope to deliver final lists of prisoners to the United Nations after talks in Amman on Thursday under an exchange agreement, a government delegate said.
African Union cites 'serious doubts', urges delay to final Congo election result
January 17, 2019
The African Union on Thursday called on Democratic Republic of Congo to suspend the release of the final results of its disputed presidential election due to its doubts over the provisional results.
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Huawei Targeted in Criminal Probe for Alleged Theft of Trade Secrets
January 17, 2019
American prosecutors are pursuing a criminal investigation of China’s Huawei Technologies for allegedly stealing trade secrets from U.S. business partners.
WeWork's CEO Makes Millions as Landlord to WeWork
January 17, 2019
The CEO of WeWork has made millions by leasing multiple properties in which he has an ownership stake back to WeWork, one of the country’s most valuable startups.
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Facebook Removed Hundreds More ‘Inauthentic’ Accounts Linked to Russia
January 17, 2019
The pages primarily targeted areas of Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
China Blasts Apple, Amazon for References to Taiwan and Hong Kong
January 17, 2019
Several other companies were also cited.
What Comes Next for Brexit: U.K. Parliament to Vote on ‘Plan B’
January 17, 2019
May would need support for the unformulated plan, and the EU's blessing.
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Palladium breaks above $1,400 on supply deficit, gold eases
January 17, 2019
Palladium surpassed the $1,400 mark for the first time on Thursday, as demand for the auto-catalyst metal overtook its availability in the market, while gold edged lower as the dollar gained on better-than-expected U.S. jobs data.
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Palladium breaks above $1,400 on supply deficit, gold eases
January 17, 2019
Palladium surpassed the $1,400 mark for the first time on Thursday, as demand for the auto-catalyst metal overtook its availability in the market, while gold edged lower as the dollar gained on better-than-expected U.S. jobs data.
Weak euro lifts dollar, pound zooms on talk of second Brexit vote
January 17, 2019
The U.S. dollar rose on Thursday against a euro dragged lower by soft economic data, while the pound took off on hopes of a second referendum on Britain's membership in the European Union.
Oil slips 24 cents, settling at $52.07, on rising US output and trade fears
January 17, 2019
Oil prices fell on Thursday as U.S. crude production neared an unprecedented 12 million barrels per day just as worries about weakening demand emerge.
Treasury yields jump on report US thinking about easing tariffs on China during negotiations
January 17, 2019
U.S. government debt yields rose on Thursday amid news the U.S. could lower tariffs on Chinese goods as both countries continue negotiation on the trade front.
Stocks rise after report says US considering easing China tariffs during negotiations
January 17, 2019
Stocks rose on Thursday on the back of a report that said the U.S. could ease tariffs on Chinese goods during their trade negotiations with China.
European markets close flat after May survives no-confidence vote; ITV shares dive 6%
January 17, 2019
European stocks were lower Thursday afternoon, amid heightened political uncertainty in the U.K. and ongoing concerns over China's cooling economy.
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WORLD • Opinion
America Must Face Reality on China
January 17, 2019

For all the economic rivalry and political disagreement between the United States and China, a catastrophic outcome is unlikely, so long as the US faces reality in three ways. Above all, Americans should recognize that trying to defeat or contain China economically will not solve their problems at home.

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Theresa May’s Wheel of Fortune
January 17, 2019
It keeps on spinning.
Saving Public Education Isn’t About Idealism, but Survival
January 17, 2019
If it can happen anywhere, it can happen in California.
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