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Trump tells Israel Iran will never have nuclear weapons
May 22, 2017
The US president has strong words for Iran as he meets Israeli leaders in Jerusalem.

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Trump says concerns about Iran driving Israel, Arab states closer
May 22, 2017
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that shared concern about Iran was driving Israel and many Arab states closer and demanded that Tehran immediately cease military and financial backing of "terrorists and militias".
North Korea says missile ready for mass-production, U.S. questions progress
May 22, 2017
SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea said on Monday it successfully tested what it called an intermediate-range ballistic missile, which met all technical requirements and could now be mass-produced, although U.S. officials and experts questioned the extent of its progress.
Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Iran
May 22, 2017
DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday stability could not be achieved in the Middle East without Tehran's help, responding to criticism of the Islamic Republic from U.S. President Donald Trump who is visiting the region.
Rattled UK PM May forced into 'dementia tax' U-turn after poll lead halves
May 22, 2017
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to backtrack on one of her most striking election pledges on Monday to force elderly people to pay more for their social care after her party's opinion poll lead halved in just a few days.
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Amid Slide in DVD Sales, Redbox to Rent Some Movies Sooner
May 22, 2017
Redbox got a boost in its efforts to compete with digital outlets Monday as Hollywood’s largest studio agreed to make its movie discs available earlier in the company’s movie-rental kiosks.
Remember 'Avatar'? Disney Hopes So With $500 Million Bet on Theme Park
May 22, 2017
Disney is betting the most successful movie ever will prolong a hot streak for its theme parks. But will tourists flock to a place inspired by an eight-year-old film?
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Can China Save Hollywood?
May 22, 2017
As U.S. box office sales slump, the movie industry has become obsessed with Chinese growth.
U.K. Conservatives Want to Dramatically Increase Internet Regulation
May 20, 2017
It could significantly impact Google and Facebook.
Emmanuel Macron’s Plan to Save France—and the Euro
May 19, 2017
Breaking down Macron Economics.
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Bitcoin jumps $200 in single day and has nearly doubled in May on surging global demand
May 22, 2017
Bitcoin added more than $200 Monday as major U.S. financial institutions warmed to the digital currency.
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Dow closes about 90 points higher after Trump delivers on overseas deals
May 22, 2017
U.S. stocks rose on Monday as President Donald Trump continued his first trip abroad since taking office.
US Treasurys mixed as bond investors digest Fed speeches, US politics
May 22, 2017
U.S. government debt prices were relatively flat on Monday as President Donald Trump tours the Middle East on his first foreign trip.
Dollar weak as political risks linger; euro bounces on Merkel comments
May 22, 2017
The dollar slipped to a more than six-month low against a basket of currencies on Monday.
US crude settles at $50.73, up 40 cents, after Saudi Arabia and Iraq agree on output cuts
May 22, 2017
Oil was bolstered by confidence that top exporters will agree this week to extend, and possibly deepen, supply curbs.
Trump trouble and euro surge extend gold's gains
May 22, 2017
Gold prices extended its biggest weekly gain in five weeks.
Europe ends mixed as investors digest political news; UCB sinks 18%
May 22, 2017
Markets in Europe ended mixed Monday, as investors kept a close eye out for news out of President Trump's first visit overseas.
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WORLD • Opinion
The Iranian Opportunity
May 22, 2017
By re-electing moderate President Hassan Rouhani, Iran's voters have made clear their desire to continue along the path toward openness. The world should welcome the result as an opportunity to improve relations with a country that is central to progress toward a more peaceful Middle East.
The Rouhani Factor
May 22, 2017

In the 1980s, the US did not formulate its policy toward the Soviet bloc without careful consideration of political developments there. It would be folly for the US to formulate policy on Iran without giving domestic developments there the attention they deserve.

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