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Manchester attack: Trump calls attacker a 'loser'
May 23, 2017
The US president and other world leaders react to the Manchester Arena bomb.

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British police name suicide bomber, May condemns 'sickening' attack
May 23, 2017
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - British police on Tuesday identified the suicide bomber who killed 22 people, including children, in an attack on a crowded concert hall in Manchester, and said they were trying to establish whether he had acted alone or with help from others.
Exclusive: U.S. starts 'extreme vetting' at Australia's offshore detention centers
May 23, 2017
SYDNEY (Reuters) - U.S. Homeland Security officials have begun "extreme vetting" interviews at Australia's offshore detention centers, two sources at the camps told Reuters on Tuesday, as Washington honors a refugee swap that U.S. President Donald Trump had called "a dumb deal".
North Korea, if left unchecked, on 'inevitable' path to nuclear ICBM: U.S.
May 23, 2017
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea, if left unchecked, is on an "inevitable" path to obtaining a nuclear-armed missile capable of striking the United States, Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart told a Senate hearing on Tuesday.
Exclusive: Russia refusing to send some rail freight to Latvia - sources
May 23, 2017
MOSCOW/RIGA (Reuters) - Russia's state-owned railway monopoly is refusing most requests to take cargo from Russia to ports in Latvia, industry executives said, a serious blow to the Baltic state which depends on the transit trade.
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WORLD • Business
Trump Budget Would Cut Medicaid, Rely on Rosy Growth Projection
May 23, 2017
President Donald Trump’s proposed $4.1 trillion spending blueprint amounts to a sweeping overhaul of the social safety net while projecting a big boost to economic growth that could be difficult to achieve.
AT&T's Vision of TV: 'Game of Thrones' in Mobile-Size Bites?
May 23, 2017
The CEO of AT&T, which hopes to acquire Time Warner, outlined a plan for TV that includes mobile-friendly programming and targeted advertising.
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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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Stocks close higher, post 4-day win streak, as investors regain faith in Trump trade
May 23, 2017
Stocks traded mostly higher on Tuesday as hope around the Trump trade was renewed among investors.
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Stocks close higher, post 4-day win streak, as investors regain faith in Trump trade
May 23, 2017
Stocks traded mostly higher on Tuesday as hope around the Trump trade was renewed among investors.
US crude settles at 5-week high of $51.47 on expectation OPEC will extend output cuts
May 23, 2017
Oil prices fell on Tuesday, weighed down by Trump's plan to sell off half the country's huge oil stockpile.
Gold steady as traders lock in profits after two weeks of gains
May 23, 2017
Gold prices were steady on Tuesday despite a deadly blast at a concert in the English city of Manchester.
Dollar hovers near 6-1/2 month low on US political risks
May 23, 2017
The dollar struggled to recover ground against other major currencies on Tuesday.
Treasury yields hold higher after 2-year note sale; traders eye Trump overseas trip
May 23, 2017
U.S. government debt prices were slightly higher Tuesday, as investors awaited for more news out of Trump's overseas trip.
Europe ends mostly higher after strong economic data; Nokia pops 6.4%
May 23, 2017
European bourses moved higher on Tuesday as investors digested economic data in the euro zone.
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WORLD • Opinion
The Six-Day War at 50
May 23, 2017

The world is about to mark the 50th anniversary of the June 1967 war between Israel and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria – a conflict that continues to stand out in a region with a modern history largely defined by violence. The war lasted less than a week, but its legacy remains pronounced a half-century later.

Understanding Today’s Stagnation
May 23, 2017

One explanation for today’s stagnation focuses on growing angst about new technologies that could eventually replace many or most of our jobs, fueling massive economic inequality. People may be increasingly reluctant to spend today because they have vague fears about their employability tomorrow.

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