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Juan Guaidó: US backs opposition as Venezuela president
January 23, 2019
Donald Trump's move comes as tens of thousands take part in anti-government protests.

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Venezuela's Guaido declares himself president, Maduro under pressure
January 23, 2019
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president on Wednesday, while hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans poured onto the streets to demand an end to the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro.
Canada to recognize Venezuela opposition leader as new president
January 23, 2019
Canada plans to recognize Juan Guaido, head of Venezuela's opposition, as the country's new interim president, a Canadian government official said on Wednesday.
Trump recognizes opposition leader as Venezuela's interim president
January 23, 2019
The Trump administration ratcheted up pressure on Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday, announcing U.S. recognition of the country's opposition leader as interim president and signaling potential new sanctions against its vital oil sector.
Russia and Turkey to act to stabilize Syria's Idlib province: Putin
January 23, 2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday after which the Russian leader said the two men had discussed how they planned to stabilize the situation in Syria's Idlib province.
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WORLD • Business
Starboard, Elliott Management Call on eBay to Shed StubHub, Classifieds
January 23, 2019
EBay is being circled by a pair of activist investors who want the online marketplace to consider parting with StubHub and its classified-ad business.
iPhone Assembler Weighs India Move, Cutting Apple's Reliance on China
January 23, 2019
Apple’s largest iPhone assembler, Foxconn, is considering producing the devices in India, a move that could reduce Apple’s dependence on China for manufacturing and potentially for sales.
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In Trump’s Absence, Brazil’s New President Steals Spotlight at Davos
January 23, 2019
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro delivered his first international address at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday.
EU Threatens to Hit U.S. With $23 Billion in Tariffs If Trump Taxes Cars
January 23, 2019
It would mark a significant escalation of trans-Atlantic tensions.
Sony to Move Europe HQ from London over Brexit Concerns
January 23, 2019
Electronics giant joins many others re-registering their businesses on the European side of the Channel ahead of Brexit.
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WORLD • Markets
Gold edges lower as China stimulus hopes rekindle risk appetite
January 23, 2019
Gold slipped on Wednesday as U.S. equity futures pointed to a rebound following steep losses in the previous session.
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Gold edges lower as China stimulus hopes rekindle risk appetite
January 23, 2019
Gold slipped on Wednesday as U.S. equity futures pointed to a rebound following steep losses in the previous session.
Dollar up vs yen after BOJ leaves policy unchanged
January 23, 2019
The dollar rose against the yen on Wednesday, after the Bank of Japan kept its stimulus program in place, but uncertainties over trade and the global economy kept the greenback in a tight trading range against other major currencies.
Oil prices slip as slowdown worries offset outlook for lower supply
January 23, 2019
The oil market gave up early gains on Wednesday as a widespread economic slowdown weighed on energy prices.
US Treasury yields edge higher, with trade talks in focus
January 23, 2019
U.S. government debt prices posted slight losses on Wednesday.
Dow rises slightly on strong earnings from IBM, P&G and United Technologies
January 23, 2019
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose on Wednesday on the back of strong quarterly earnings from companies like IBM, United Technologies and Procter & Gamble.
Major Asian markets end mixed amid uncertainty over US-China trade talks
January 22, 2019
A source confirmed to CNBC on Tuesday that the U.S. had canceled a trade planning meeting with China, but White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow denied that report.
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WORLD • Economy
China’s economic chief dismisses growth fears
January 23, 2019
Wang Qishan insists recent data signalling slowdown is ‘not low at all’
France’s richest gain most from Macron’s tax reforms
January 23, 2019
Figures reinforce perception that French president favours the well-off and fuel calls for wealth tax

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WORLD • Opinion
An African Opportunity for Post-Brexit Britain
January 23, 2019

Managing the Fourth Industrial Revolution will be challenging for everyone, but there is no doubt that a UK set to depart from the EU faces added uncertainty. As a post-Brexit Britain finds its place in the world, it would be well advised not to overlook Africa.

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The Sounds of Winter
January 23, 2019
In Maine, the ice groans and the axes clunk, noises both terrifying and comforting.
The Supreme Court Just Ended My Military Career
January 23, 2019
The justices chose not to protect the rights of transgender patriots like me.
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