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London attack: World leaders show solidarity
March 23, 2017
France, Germany and the US send messages of solidarity after the deadly attack near parliament.

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Health bill vote delayed in House in setback to Trump, Ryan
March 23, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) -- GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare," in a stinging setback for House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump in their first major legislative test....
UK defiant as IS claims responsibility for London attack
March 23, 2017
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's prime minister defiantly declared Thursday that "we are not afraid" even as the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for an attack by a man who plowed an SUV into pedestrians on a London bridge and then stabbed a police officer to death at Britain's Parliament....
House intel committee chairman apologizes to Democrats
March 23, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House intelligence committee chairman privately apologized to his Democratic colleagues on Thursday, yet publicly defended his decision to openly discuss and brief President Donald Trump on typically secret intercepts that he says swept up communications of the president's transition team in the final days of the Obama administration....
AP sources: US to approve Keystone XL pipeline
March 23, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, senior U.S. officials said, after the State Department delivers a positive recommendation to start construction on a long-delayed project that has served as a flashpoint in the debate about climate change....
Top Senate Dem opposes Supreme Court pick, vows filibuster
March 23, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The top Senate Democrat said Thursday he will oppose President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee and lead a filibuster of the choice, setting up a politically charged showdown with Republicans with far-reaching implications for future judicial nominees....
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Google Faces Tall Order Policing Content
March 23, 2017
Google’s commitment to better police the millions of websites and videos across its advertising network is complicated by the very scale and diversity that has made the network so attractive to marketers.
Akzo Nobel Urged to Engage With PPG
March 23, 2017
Akzo Nobel’s largest shareholder became the latest investor to urge the Dutch paint and chemicals maker to start negotiations with U.S. rival PPG Industries over its $24 billion takeover offer.
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Richard Branson Wants a Brexit Do-Over
March 23, 2017
"I would hope that a second referendum could take place based on real facts."
London Attacker Was British-Born and Known to MI5, Says Theresa May
March 23, 2017
Echoes of 2005 in the worst attack in the U.K. for a decade
Britain’s Biggest Supermarket Is Pulling Heineken Off the Shelves Because of Brexit
March 23, 2017
About 24 Heineken brands were affected.
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Stocks close mostly lower after key health-care vote is delayed
March 23, 2017
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday after a key vote in the House regarding a Republican-led health care bill was delayed.
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Stocks close mostly lower after key health-care vote is delayed
March 23, 2017
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday after a key vote in the House regarding a Republican-led health care bill was delayed.
US Treasurys mixed ahead of key House vote on health care
March 23, 2017
U.S. bonds were mixed as investors eyed data and the House's vote on a bill that would repeal and replace Obamacare.
Dollar steady as U.S. healthcare vote looms
March 23, 2017
The dollar held under $1.08 per euro for a second day on Thursday as investors awaited a vote on Republican health care plans.
Oil settles at $47.70, down 34 cents, as high US stockpiles pin prices near 4-month lows
March 23, 2017
Oil prices were lower as the market remained under pressure from bloated U.S. crude stocks and rising output.
Gold below 3-week peak as dollar recovers; Trump policy in focus
March 23, 2017
Gold prices on Thursday held below a 3-week peak hit in the prior session, as the dollar recovered from seven-week lows.
Gold dips on firmer dollar, palladium hits 2-year peak
March 23, 2017
Gold prices rose to a three-week high on Wednesday as risk-averse investors dumped equities amid a weaker dollar and sought safe havens on growing doubts about U.S. President Donald Trump's economic agenda.
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WORLD • Economy
The pound decline has more than one explanation
March 23, 2017
The link between devaluation and the EU referendum cannot be doubted
Indonesia finance chief gets tough on tax dodgers
March 23, 2017
Sri Mulyani Indrawati rises to challenge she insists Jakarta must win

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How Corruption Fuels Climate Change
March 23, 2017

After the Paris climate agreement, efforts to combat corruption and global warming must go hand in hand. Corruption ensures that moneyed and powerful interests are free from rules that hold them in check, and it explains why governments have so far fallen short of upholding their commitments to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.

Using Data to Find the Middle Ground
March 23, 2017

Today, many policy proposals are immediately identified as either “left-wing” or “right-wing," leaving little room for discussion. But there is a way to bypass such divisiveness: trusting cost-benefit analysis to identify the policies and investments that would have the biggest positive impact on society.

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