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Donald Trump's top Russia lawyer John Dowd resigns
March 22, 2018
John Dowd is reported to have concluded that Mr Trump was increasingly ignoring his advice.

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Assad closer to Ghouta victory, as some rebels prepare to quit
March 22, 2018
BEIRUT/DAMASCUS (Reuters) - The Syrian government moved closer to ending rebel resistance in eastern Ghouta as civilians streamed out of one of its besieged, bomb-battered towns on Thursday and insurgents prepared to surrender another.
Britain seeks European help against Russian spy networks
March 22, 2018
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain is asking other European states to crack down together on Russian spy networks that could be preparing similar attacks to the nerve agent assault on a former Russian spy in England, diplomats said.
EU court backs more transparency in EU legislative process
March 22, 2018
LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Europe's second-highest court sided with proponents of more transparency in the EU lawmaking process on Thursday, saying that European Parliament should provide key documents in talks between legislators and EU countries on demand.
Suspect in Palestinian assassination attempt among four dead in Gaza shootout: Hamas
March 22, 2018
GAZA (Reuters) - Hamas said its security forces in Gaza shot dead on Thursday the main suspect behind an attempt to assassinate the Palestinian prime minister, a bombing that threatens to unravel its reconciliation agreement with the West Bank-based government.
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WORLD • Business
Steve Wynn Sells Roughly Third of His Stake in Company He Co-Founded
March 22, 2018
Steve Wynn sold just over a third of his shares in Wynn Resorts, making his ex-wife, co-founder Elaine Wynn, the company’s new largest shareholder, securities filings show.
U.S. to Apply Tariffs on Up to $50 Billion of Chinese Imports
March 22, 2018
President Donald Trump is planning to levy tariffs on about $50 billion of imports from China, as well as impose restrictions on technology transfers and acquisitions by Beijing to pressure China to curtail what the U.S. considers unfair trading and investment practices.
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How Venture Capital Mega-Funds Are Widening the Funding Gap
March 22, 2018
VC firms are raising massive funds. What does this mean for the startups they're backing?
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WORLD • Markets
European stocks slump at the close as trade fears weigh; BOE holds steady
March 22, 2018
European equities tumbled by Thursday's close as traders reacted to weakness seen on Wall Street.
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European stocks slump at the close as trade fears weigh; BOE holds steady
March 22, 2018
European equities tumbled by Thursday's close as traders reacted to weakness seen on Wall Street.
10-year Treasury yield drops the most in 6 months to below 2.8%
March 22, 2018
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note dropped the most in six months to below 2.8 percent on Thursday.
Dow drops more than 300 points as trade fears and tech troubles pressure stocks
March 22, 2018
U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday as tech shares declined.
Asian shares close mixed in choppy session after Fed raises rates
March 22, 2018
Asian markets finished mixed after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time this year.
Oil retreats after failing to hit $70 a barrel
March 22, 2018
Oil fell as investors booked profits after this week's rally, but losses were limited by the continuing efforts of OPEC and its allies to curb supplies.
Yen rises as trade war fears, stock losses spur safety bids
March 22, 2018
The yen rose on Thursday, reaching a three-week peak against the dollar, as traders piled into the Japanese currency.
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WORLD • Economy
Bank of England sets the stage for interest rate rise in May
March 22, 2018
UK central bank warns pay growth is picking up and inflation is likely to stay above target
Fed’s rate signals belie benign financial conditions
March 22, 2018
Still loose financial conditions suggest central bank will tolerate more market volatility

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WORLD • Opinion
What Putin Won in Russia’s Election
March 22, 2018

Over the course of his 18 years in power, Russian President Vladimir Putin has veered from embracing the West to vilifying it. His reelection – with record-high turnout and support – suggests that his bet on nationalism has paid off handsomely, and that Russia is headed for a long period of stagnation.

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Why Is Trump So Afraid of Russia?
March 22, 2018
Nary a bad word about Vladimir Putin can the U.S. president find.
G.O.P. Karma in West Virginia
March 21, 2018
If a man who spent a year in prison for violating mine safety standards wins the Republican Senate primary, it would be just what the party deserves.
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