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PNG police enter Manus asylum centre, Australia confirms
November 23, 2017
Papua New Guinea authorities are urging asylum seekers who remain there to leave, Australia confirms.

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Waiting for May, Brussels eyes December Brexit deal
November 23, 2017
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - When Theresa May visits Brussels on Friday, EU negotiators will be listening intently for signs the British prime minister is preparing to risk a domestic backlash and raise her offer to secure a Brexit deal in December.
U.S. Navy plane crashes in Philippine Sea, three missing
November 22, 2017
TOKYO (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy transport plane carrying 11 people crashed in the Philippine Sea south of Japan on Wednesday as it flew to the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan and three people were missing, in the latest Navy accident in the region.
"The people have spoken," says Zimbabwe's new leader
November 22, 2017
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare on Wednesday that the country was entering a new stage of democracy following Robert Mugabe's removal as president after nearly four decades in power.
Ex-Bosnian Serb commander Mladic convicted of genocide, gets life in prison
November 22, 2017
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A U.N. tribunal on Wednesday convicted ex-Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes against humanity for massacres of Bosnian Muslims and ethnic cleansing campaigns to forge a "Greater Serbia", and jailed him for life.
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Carl Icahn Buys Stake in SandRidge Energy
November 22, 2017
Carl Icahn has purchased a 13.5% stake in SandRidge Energy Inc., joining a list of shareholders who say a deal the oil-and-gas producer struck last week for Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. makes little sense.
Fed on Track for December Rate Rise, but Inflation Worries Persist
November 22, 2017
Federal Reserve officials said at their latest meeting they likely would raise rates “in the near term” as the economy strengthens, although several said their support for the move would hinge on inflation picking up, according to minutes released Wednesday.
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ExxonMobil Evacuates Non-Essential Staff in Papua New Guinea Highlands Due to Unrest
November 23, 2017
Violence has escalated in the highlands, where gas is produced for the LNG project.
The U.K. Is Spending $4 Billion Just to Get Ready for Brexit
November 22, 2017
Theresa May wants Brussels to think she's serious about a Hard Brexit.
2 Boeing 747 Jumbo Jets Were Just Sold on China’s Version of eBay
November 22, 2017
Online auctions aren't just for tchotchkes and old cameras.
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WORLD • Markets
Asian stocks search for direction as dollar struggles after Fed minutes
November 23, 2017
Asian markets were subdued on Thursdsay, taking the lead from a quiet overnight session on Wall Street.
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Asian stocks search for direction as dollar struggles after Fed minutes
November 23, 2017
Asian markets were subdued on Thursdsay, taking the lead from a quiet overnight session on Wall Street.
Gold inches down amid Fed inflation concerns
November 23, 2017
Gold prices nudged lower early Thursday, after gaining nearly one percent in the previous session on weaker U.S. data.
Nasdaq closes at record high as Amazon jumps 1%
November 22, 2017
The tech-heavy index closed 0.1 percent higher as Amazon gained more than 1 percent.
US futures point to a slightly higher open, ahead of data, Fed minutes
November 22, 2017
US stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open Wednesday, as investors geared up for data and the Fed minutes.
US Treasury yields fall after consumer sentiment surprises, FOMC minutes
November 22, 2017
U.S. government debt yields fell after consumer sentiment surprised investors and the FOMC minutes were released.
Europe ends under pressure as weakness on Wall Street weighs; UK budget, earnings dominate talk
November 22, 2017
European stocks ended under pressure Wednesday, as investors digested the latest U.K. budget and earnings announcements.
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WORLD • Economy
Fed signals near-term rate rise despite inflation questions
November 22, 2017
Many policymakers conclude increase needed if economy stays on track

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WORLD • Opinion
Right, Left, and Macron
November 22, 2017

At a time of deepening inequality, the primary challenge France faces is to shift its focus from damage control to damage prevention. President Emmanuel Macron’s policies will need to be assessed on the basis of that goal, not according to ideological labels that have lost significance.

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What America Celebrates on Thanksgiving
November 23, 2017
It’s the one holiday that truly invites all comers.
Ms. Merkel Struggles to Hold Germany Together
November 22, 2017
Her failure to form a governing coalition could lead to new elections amid a growing threat from the right.
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