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Italy crisis: Call to impeach president after candidate vetoed
May 28, 2018
The Five Star Party's leader attacks Sergio Mattarella after talks on forming a government break down.

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Italy's president calls in former IMF official amid political turmoil
May 27, 2018
ROME (Reuters) - Italy's president is expected to ask a former International Monetary Fund official on Monday to head a stopgap government amidst political and constitutional turmoil, with early elections looking inevitable.
U.S. team in North Korea for talks on summit, Trump says
May 27, 2018
SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday a U.S. team had arrived in North Korea to prepare for a proposed summit between him and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, which Trump pulled out of last week before reconsidering.
Exclusive: U.S. warships sail near South China Sea islands claimed by Beijing
May 28, 2018
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. Navy warships sailed near South China Sea islands claimed by China on Sunday, two U.S. officials told Reuters, in a move that drew condemnation from Beijing as President Donald Trump seeks its continued cooperation on North Korea.
China to host Iran to avoid project disruption amid nuclear deal doubt
May 28, 2018
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will host Iranian President Hassan Rouhani next month at a regional summit aimed at avoiding disruption of joint projects, its foreign ministry said on Monday, as major powers scramble to save Iran's nuclear deal after the United States pulled out.
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WORLD • Business
Mike Meru Has $1 Million in Student Loans. How Did That Happen?
May 28, 2018
Due to escalating tuition and easy credit, the U.S. has 101 people who owe at least $1 million in federal student loans. Five years ago, 14 people owed that much. More could soon be joining the group.
Beijing's New Superpowers Over Movie Industry Frustrate Hollywood Studios
May 28, 2018
U.S. movie studios have hit an impasse in talks with China about a new film-distribution agreement on market access for Hollywood films in China.
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U.S. Delegation and North Korean Officials Talking in Preparation for Summit
May 27, 2018
"We continue to prepare for a meeting," a State Dept. spokeswoman said.
Ireland Overturns Abortion Ban in Landslide Vote
May 26, 2018
Ireland overwhelmingly voted to liberalize some of Western Europe’s most restrictive abortion laws.
An American Imprisoned in Venezuela Has Been Released, Trump Says
May 26, 2018
He is headed back to Washington.
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WORLD • Markets
Oil slumps as OPEC, Russia look to raise output amid US surge
May 28, 2018
Oil prices slumped, extending declines from Friday, as Saudi Arabia and Russia said they may increase supplies.
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Oil slumps as OPEC, Russia look to raise output amid US surge
May 28, 2018
Oil prices slumped, extending declines from Friday, as Saudi Arabia and Russia said they may increase supplies.
European markets seen higher amid renewed hopes of US-North Korea summit
May 28, 2018
European stocks are set to open higher on Monday, amid signs of thawing tensions between the U.S. and North Korea.
Most Asian markets edge higher, with oil prices extending losses
May 28, 2018
Asian markets reversed early losses to edge higher, following positive news regarding U.S.-North Korea relations.
Gold dips on revived hopes of US-North Korea summit
May 28, 2018
Gold prices fell on revived hopes of a U.S.-North Korea summit, while a strong dollar also weighed on the market.
Euro crawls off 6-1/2-month lows, Italian political woes limit bounce
May 28, 2018
The euro crawled off a 6-1/2-month low against the dollar on Monday, catching its breath after last week's decline.
European stocks close up despite political uncertainty in Italy; Trump reopens dialogue with North Korea
May 25, 2018
European stocks closed higher on Friday amid continued uncertainty surrounding Italy's government-in-waiting.
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WORLD • Economy
US presses China to sign long-term import contracts
May 27, 2018
Potential deals on energy and agricultural products could hit EU and other US allies
US presses China to sign long-term import contracts
May 27, 2018
Potential deals on energy and agricultural products could hit EU and other US allies

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WORLD • Opinion
Trump Cancels, China Wins
May 26, 2018

By pulling out of the planned nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Donald Trump has somehow managed to make the United States look worse than any other strategic actor in East Asia. China, in particular, now finds itself in an even stronger position.

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Stuck in Traffic on Memorial Day?
May 26, 2018
Here’s a two-minute exercise to calm your road rage.
Save the People’s Beach at Rockaway
May 25, 2018
New York’s leaders should push harder to save the city’s vulnerable, beautiful coastline.
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