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Trump: US would destroy North Korea if forced to defend itself
September 19, 2017
The US president condemns "rogue nations" in his debut speech to the UN General Assembly.

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Trump vows if threatened to 'totally destroy' North Korea
September 19, 2017
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his standoff with North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to "totally destroy" the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a "rocket man."
Iran says Trump's U.N. remarks 'shameless, ignorant': Fars news agency
September 19, 2017
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran denounced U.S. President Donald Trump's U.N. remarks as "shameless and ignorant" and said his speech on Tuesday showed his lack of knowledge about Tehran's fight against terrorism, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.
Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns abuses in Rakhine but silent on army role
September 19, 2017
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday condemned human rights violations in Rakhine state and said violators would be punished, but she did not address U.N. accusations of a campaign of ethnic cleansing by the military, drawing a cool international response.
Rohingya Muslims trapped after Myanmar violence told to stay put
September 19, 2017
SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Thousands of Rohingya Muslims trapped by hostile Buddhists in northwestern Myanmar have enough food and will not be granted the safe passage they requested from two remote villages, a senior government official said on Tuesday.
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WORLD • Business
The North Sea Is Suddenly, Surprisingly, an Oil Hot Spot
September 19, 2017
For over a decade, the North Sea’s once-booming oil sector was mired in decline. Against the odds, it has emerged as an unlikely bright spot in today’s stormy global energy industry.
Senate Republicans Reach Tentative Deal on Budget
September 19, 2017
Senate Republicans have reached a tentative budget deal that would set the parameters for a tax overhaul sought by the party and President Donald Trump.
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Trump’s Delay of Immigration Rule Prompts Venture Capitalist Lawsuit
September 19, 2017
They want foreign-born entrepreneurs to come to the U.S.
This Country Has $1 Trillion to Invest. But It Won’t Be Easy
September 19, 2017
But where do they go from here?
Piles of Chopped-Up Cash Are Clogging Toilets in Switzerland
September 19, 2017
Why Did Someone Flush Tons of €500 Notes Down the Drain?
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WORLD • Markets
European stocks closed mixed as investors await Fed decision; Heineken falls 4.4%
September 19, 2017
European stocks closed little changed on Tuesday, as investors paused for breath ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting.
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US crude slips 43 cents from 7-week high, settling at $49.48, ahead of stockpile data
September 19, 2017
Oil prices retreated from near-five-month highs in advance of data expected to show a build in U.S. crude inventories.
European stocks closed mixed as investors await Fed decision; Heineken falls 4.4%
September 19, 2017
European stocks closed little changed on Tuesday, as investors paused for breath ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting.
Dow hits record high as Fed meeting starts, Trump talks to the UN
September 19, 2017
U.S. equities rose on Tuesday as the Federal Reserve kicked off a two-day monetary policy meeting.
US Treasury yields rise as investors prepare for Federal Reserve meeting
September 19, 2017
U.S. government debt prices fell as investors looked ahead to fresh economic data and a key Federal Reserve meeting.
Futures point to higher open on Wall Street as investors await Federal Reserve meeting
September 19, 2017
U.S. futures pointed to a mixed open as traders awaited a Federal Reserve meeting for further clues on monetary policy.
Most Asian indexes stumble as investors await Fed meeting
September 19, 2017
Most Asian indexes closed lower on Tuesday ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's September meeting.
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WORLD • Economy
This is the euro’s moment to become the go-to currency
September 19, 2017
Dollar woes and the boost of a Macron-Merkel axis have rejuvenated the single currency

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WORLD • Opinion
Reviving India’s Economy
September 19, 2017

Given the Indian economy’s massive size and extensive global linkages, its growth slowdown is a source of serious concern not just domestically, but around the world. The good news is that carefully crafted policies that address both short- and long -term impediments can reverse the downward trend.

International Editorial
The Republican Health Care Zombie Is Back
September 19, 2017
After spending much of this year trying to kill the Affordable Care Act, House and Senate leaders try again with a worse plan.
The Lingering Damage of Ferguson’s Racism
September 19, 2017
A police shooting in the Missouri town uncovered systemic bigotry. One man’s case shows how hard that is to overcome.
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