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Koreas to march under single 'united' flag in Olympic Games
January 17, 2018
The North and South also agree to field a joint women's ice hockey team at the Pyeongchang Games.

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Exclusive: Trump accuses Russia of helping North Korea evade sanctions; says U.S. needs more missile defense
January 18, 2018
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump complained on Wednesday that Russia was helping North Korea to evade international sanctions, signaling frustration with a country he had hoped to forge friendly relations with after his 2016 election win.
Exclusive: Trump denies U.S. embassy to be moved to Jerusalem within a year
January 18, 2018
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the planned relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place within a year, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected the controversial move to happen by then.
Turkey says could act in Syria unless Washington withdraws support for Kurdish force
January 17, 2018
HATAY, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey said on Wednesday it would not hesitate to take action in Syria's Afrin district and other areas unless the United States withdrew support for a Kurdish-led force there, as the Pentagon downplayed its plans to train the Syrian fighters.
U.S. signals open-ended presence in Syria, seeks patience on Assad's removal
January 17, 2018
PALO ALTO, Calif. (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday signaled an open-ended military presence in Syria as part of a broader strategy to prevent Islamic State's resurgence, pave the way diplomatically for the eventual departure of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and curtail Iran's influence.
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WORLD • Business
Apple to Pay $38 Billion in Taxes on Cash Overseas, Build U.S. Campus
January 18, 2018
Apple said it would pay a one-time tax of $38 billion on its overseas cash holdings and ramp up spending in the U.S., as the world’s most valuable public company seeks to emphasize its contributions to the American economy after years of criticism for outsourcing manufacturing to China.
Shari Redstone Seeks to Shake Up CBS Board, Pushes for Viacom Deal
January 18, 2018
Shari Redstone is advocating for new blood on the board of CBS Corp. as she renews her push to merge the company with Viacom, according to people familiar with the matter.
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These Are the Biggest Diamonds in the World
January 17, 2018
A small, embattled diamond miner just hit the jackpot.
Trump’s ‘Shithole’ Hotels Get Major Downgrade From Yelp Reviewers
January 17, 2018
From four stars to two, thanks to outrage over Trump's reported comment.
Android Surveillance Tool Can Steal WhatsApp Messages, Kaspersky Warns
January 17, 2018
The sophisticated tool seems pretty high-end, and very dangerous.
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WORLD • Markets
Asian shares track US gains as dollar pares some gains; China data ahead
January 18, 2018
Stock indexes in Asia on Thursday bounced back from declines seen in the last session.
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Asian shares track US gains as dollar pares some gains; China data ahead
January 18, 2018
Stock indexes in Asia on Thursday bounced back from declines seen in the last session.
Dow spikes 322 points, closes above 26,000 for the first time
January 17, 2018
Stocks rose following the release of stronger-than-expected quarterly results from some of the biggest U.S. companies.
Europe closes slightly lower as corporate earnings weigh; Burberry tumbles 9.3%
January 17, 2018
Europe closed under slight pressure on Wednesday as positive trade on Wall Street failed to lift sentiment.
Oil rises ahead of U.S. weekly inventory figures
January 17, 2018
Oil prices ended higher Wednesday ahead of the release of U.S. petroleum data that was expected to show a drawdown.
Gold holds near four-month highs despite stronger dollar
January 17, 2018
Gold prices held near four-month highs on Wednesday.
Dow futures surge 127 points on better-than-expected earnings; Bank of America rises
January 17, 2018
U.S. stock index futures posted sharp gains before Wednesday’s open, ahead of major corporate earnings.
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WORLD • Economy
Letting light through the Great Firewall of China
January 17, 2018
The EU and US should push for global rules on internet freedom
The Bank of England’s anti-Brexit bias endangers its credibility
January 17, 2018
Its forecasts have been consistently wrong and are distorting policy

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WORLD • Opinion
Let’s Talk About Politics
January 17, 2018

With every decision our governments make having a direct and measurable impact on our businesses and our lives as consumers, the idea that we can simply avoid politics is untenable. In fact, the only real option is to do the opposite: engage political issues and leaders in order to fight to defend our interests.

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Donald Trump vs. Guantánamo’s Forever Prisoners
January 17, 2018
A new legal challenge represents the sharpest test yet at the prison of America’s commitment to fundamental principles of due process.
After Killing Spree, Is a Free Press Mr. Duterte’s Next Victim?
January 17, 2018
In the Philippines, an increasingly autocratic president takes on a tenacious critic of his vicious crackdown on drug abusers.
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