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Venezuela crisis: US planes carrying aid arrive in Colombia
February 16, 2019
The aid is being stockpiled in Colombia at the request of self-declared interim leader Juan Guaidó.

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More U.S. aid for Venezuela touches down amid distribution uncertainty
February 17, 2019
A U.S. military transport plane carrying humanitarian aid meant for Venezuelans landed on Saturday in the Colombian border city of Cucuta, where food and medicine is being stored amid uncertainty over how and where aid will be distributed.
Tunisian police and protesters clash after death at police station
February 16, 2019
Police in Tunisia fired tear gas on Saturday to disperse demonstrators who protested after a young man died inside a police station near the coastal resort of Hammamet, witnesses said.
UK PM May to hold Brexit talks with EU's Juncker; urges party unity
February 16, 2019
British Prime Minister Theresa May is to hold Brexit talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker next week, her office said on Saturday, following this week's symbolic defeat in parliament which was widely interpreted as undermining her negotiating strength with the EU.
Far-right to get seats in Spanish parliament: opinion polls
February 16, 2019
Far-right lawmakers are set to be elected to Spain's parliament for the first time in nearly four decades, two opinion polls showed on Saturday, forecasting that no single party would get a majority in a snap election on April 28.
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Amazon Project Foundered on Labor Organizing, Debate Over Subsidies
February 16, 2019
Amazon scuttled its New York City project after talks to resolve the matter of labor organizing and to ease political opposition to subsidies failed to allay the company’s concerns.
Payless to Close All U.S. Stores as It Prepares for Another Bankruptcy
February 16, 2019
Retailer Payless ShoeSource plans to close all of its roughly 2,100 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, in what is likely to be the largest ever retailer liquidation.
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The Endless Ping-Pong of U.S.-China Trade Talks
February 16, 2019
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China Shuts Everest Base Camp to Trash-Dropping Tourists
February 15, 2019
Major cleanup effort and new environmental rules will reshape China's side of the world's highest mountain.
Western Defense Spending Rises to Counter Threat of China and Russia
February 15, 2019
The world spent 1.8% more on defense in 2018 — a total of $1.67 trillion.
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Dovish Fed talk sends dollar lower, euro recovers
February 15, 2019
The U.S. dollar dropped on Friday after San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President Mary Daly suggested the central bank may hold off on raising interest rates in 2019, bolstering risk appetite in the currency market.
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Dovish Fed talk sends dollar lower, euro recovers
February 15, 2019
The U.S. dollar dropped on Friday after San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President Mary Daly suggested the central bank may hold off on raising interest rates in 2019, bolstering risk appetite in the currency market.
Gold scales 2-week peak; palladium matches record high
February 15, 2019
Gold jumped to a two-week high on Friday after weak U.S. economic data boosted expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve would hold pat on monetary tightening, while palladium matched an all-time high on a prolonged deficit.
US crude rises 2.2% to 3-month high, settling at $55.59, boosted by OPEC output cuts
February 15, 2019
Oil prices rise as OPEC-led supply reductions and the announcement of a deeper-than-expected cut by Saudi Arabia encourage investors.
US Treasury yields steady as US-China trade deadline looms
February 15, 2019
U.S. government debt prices were higher on Friday morning, as market participants continued to monitor trade talks between China and the U.S. and awaited fresh data.
Dow jumps nearly 450 points, clinches 8th straight weekly gain
February 15, 2019
Stocks surged on Friday amid increasing hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal as equities posted another solid weekly gain.
European markets close up on US-China trade talks; Euro slides on ECB comments
February 15, 2019
European stocks closed higher Friday, boosted by optimism over global trade conditions.
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WORLD • Opinion
Europe’s Power Deficit
February 15, 2019

The new Treaty of Aachen is important for its historical symbolism, but it should not be viewed as an adequate response to the European Union's organizational and strategic deficiencies. If the EU wants to defend Western values, it must reestablish itself as a sovereign power, in every sense of the term.

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Bill de Blasio: The Path Amazon Rejected
February 16, 2019
It could have answered the concerns of citizens. Instead it bolted.
Time to Panic
February 16, 2019
The planet is getting warmer in catastrophic ways. And fear may be the only thing that saves us.
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