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Trump defends Saudi Arabia ties despite Khashoggi murder
November 20, 2018
The president points to Saudi investments in the US amid anger over writer Jamal Khashoggi's murder.

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Pompeo tells Seoul nuclear progress must not lag better Korea ties
November 21, 2018
The United States has told its ally South Korea it should not improve ties with North Korea faster than Pyongyang takes steps to give up its nuclear weapons, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday.
Colombia asks Cuba to arrest ELN rebel leader under Interpol notice
November 21, 2018
Colombia's government has asked Cuba to capture ELN rebel commander Nicolas Rodriguez, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, a sign peace talks with the insurgent group are unlikely to resume soon.
Trump stands by Saudi prince despite journalist Khashoggi's murder
November 21, 2018
President Donald Trump vowed on Tuesday to remain a "steadfast partner" of Saudi Arabia despite saying that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have known about the plan to murder dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi last month.
Facebook sued by Russian firm linked to woman charged by U.S.
November 20, 2018
A Russian company whose accountant was charged by federal prosecutors for attempting to meddle in U.S. elections sued Facebook Inc on Tuesday, claiming it is a legitimate news outlet and its Facebook account should be restored.
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WORLD • Business
Barnes & Noble Trims Losses Despite Weaker Sales
November 20, 2018
Barnes & Noble posted a narrower than expected loss of $27.4 million in the latest quarter as the struggling bookseller worked to lower expenses and turn around its store operations.
France Seeks Interim Leadership at Renault After Ghosn's Arrest
November 20, 2018
France is moving to fill a power vacuum at car maker Renault after Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn was arrested in Japan on allegations of financial misconduct at Nissan, Renault’s Japanese partner.
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Federal Resources Are Paying Undercover Informants in the Migrant Caravan: Report
November 20, 2018
According to NBC News, the Department of Homeland Security is monitoring group text messages and paying undercover informants.
Trump Says He Stands With Saudi Arabia Despite Khashoggi Murder
November 20, 2018
The CIA reportedly determined with high confidence that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had knowledge of the killing.
There’s yet Another Sticking Point in the Brexit Deal: Gibraltar
November 20, 2018
The Spanish government is angry that a previously agreed side deal is missing from the Brexit draft.
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WORLD • Markets
Asian stocks fall on the back of overnight plunge on Wall Street
November 21, 2018
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 500 points on Wall Street overnight, erasing its gains for 2018.
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Asian stocks fall on the back of overnight plunge on Wall Street
November 21, 2018
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 500 points on Wall Street overnight, erasing its gains for 2018.
Dollar rebounds from 2-week low as risk sentiment worsens
November 20, 2018
The dollar rallied from a two-week low on Tuesday as a sell-off in world stock markets spurred safe-haven bids and investors worried about slowing global growth. 
Gold eases within tight range as dollar firms
November 20, 2018
Gold inched lower on Tuesday, pressured by a slight uptick in the dollar and held a narrow range in light trade ahead of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday.
US crude sinks 6.6%, settling at $53.43, lowest level since October 2017
November 20, 2018
Oil fell on Tuesday, folding under the weight of a broad stock market sell-off that undercut support to prices earlier in the day from expectations that OPEC will introduce new output curbs. 
Treasurys rise as investors seek safety in bonds
November 20, 2018
U.S. Treasury debt prices were higher Tuesday morning as investors fled volatile equity markets in favor of the relative safety of government debt.
Dow plunges more than 500 points, erases gain for 2018
November 20, 2018
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 fell sharply on Tuesday and turned negative for the year as a decline in Target shares pressured retailers, while some of the most popular tech shares dropped again.
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WORLD • Economy
Pakistan receives $1bn forex boost from Saudi Arabia
November 20, 2018
Loan gives Islamabad breathing space during IMF bailout negotiations
US claims Russian groups funnelled Iran oil to Syria
November 20, 2018
American officials say ‘millions of barrels’ shipped on vessels avoiding detection

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WORLD • Opinion
Capitalizing on Africa’s Demographic Dividend
November 20, 2018

With as many as 20 million young people poised to join the workforce every year for the next three decades, Africa has an opportunity to shift the balance of local and global growth with a purpose: jobs. But it is far from inevitable that it will do so.

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letters: Should Democrats Stick With Pelosi?
November 20, 2018
One reader urges older Democrats to step aside, while two others hope that the former House speaker will be the next one, too.
letters: When Trump Acts Juvenile, Just Ignore Him!
November 20, 2018
One reader urges the media to spend a few weeks ignoring the president’s “peccadilloes.” Another chides The Times for a scientific lapse.
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