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Amritsar: Scores dead as train mows down crowd
October 19, 2018
The victims were standing on the tracks watching celebrations for the Hindu festival of Dusshera.

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As Khashoggi crisis grows, Saudi king asserts authority, checks son's power: sources
October 19, 2018
So grave is the fallout from the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that King Salman has felt compelled to intervene, five sources with links to the Saudi royal family said.
Turkey questions employees of Saudi consulate on Khashoggi
October 19, 2018
Turkish prosecutors investigating Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance questioned Turkish employees of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Friday, widening the hunt for clues in a case straining Riyadh's alliance with Western powers.
Norway frees Russian spying suspect but probe continues
October 19, 2018
Norwegian authorities released a Russian man from jail on Friday after holding him for nearly a month on suspicion of spying.
Migrant caravan streams out of Guatemala, hits Mexican police wall
October 19, 2018
Hundreds of members of a caravan of migrants in Guatemala tried to breach the border and enter Mexico on Friday as the Mexican government vowed to tackle the convoy that U.S. President Donald Trump says must be stopped before it reaches the United States.
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Daimler Issues Profit Warning, Sending Shares Down
October 19, 2018
Daimler warned of “significantly lower” earnings for the full year and said profit had dropped 27% in the three months to Sept. 30, sending shares to a five-year low.
Housing Market is Faltering and Strong Economy Offers No Cure
October 19, 2018
The housing market is in a seven-month slump, the longest in four years, as the divergence between a booming economy and weakening home sales that many had dismissed as temporary now looks poised to continue.
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For Saudi Arabia, Deep and Lasting Ramifications for Khashoggi Debacle
October 19, 2018
Saudi Arabia's vision to move beyond oil by 2030 now feels deeply obscured. Even its Yemen strategy is at risk, Vivienne Walt writes.
Volvo Is Building Cars in the U.S. But Won’t Shout About It
October 19, 2018
The new S60 will roll off production lines in South Carolina.
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WORLD • Markets
Rates rise for the week after Fed vows to stay the course with hikes
October 19, 2018
U.S. government debt yields were set for week-to-date gains Friday morning following comments from the Federal Reserve earlier in the week and persistent strength in employment data.
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Rates rise for the week after Fed vows to stay the course with hikes
October 19, 2018
U.S. government debt yields were set for week-to-date gains Friday morning following comments from the Federal Reserve earlier in the week and persistent strength in employment data.
Dow snaps 3-week losing streak, Procter & Gamble surges
October 19, 2018
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose on Friday on the back of strong earnings from Procter & Gamble as Wall Street tried to regain its footing after a sharp sell-off in the prior session.
European markets close flat as Brussels looks to reduce tensions with Italy
October 19, 2018
European stocks turned higher during mid-afternoon deals after Europe's economy commissioner said no decision had yet been taken on Italy's controversial budget plan.
Oil up but posts weekly loss on stock build, trade tensions
October 19, 2018
Oil prices rose on Friday on signs of surging demand in China, the world's No. 2 oil consumer, although prices were headed for a second weekly decline on swelling U.S. inventories and concern that trade wars were curbing economic activity.
Gold posts third weekly gain as stocks dip
October 19, 2018
Gold prices edged up on Friday, the metal's third week of gains as weaker stock markets spurred investors to seek refuge in bullion, which also gained technical momentum after scaling major milestones.
Euro, sterling gain on report that UK may drop key Brexit demand
October 19, 2018
The euro and British pound rallied against the U.S. dollar on Friday after Bloomberg News reported that British Prime Minister Theresa May is ready to drop a key Brexit demand in order to make a deal for Britain to leave the European Union (EU).
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WORLD • Opinion
What Has Google Ever Done for Us?
October 19, 2018

In using Big Tech’s services, we manufacture a portion of its capital in real time. Property rights over that portion – for all of us, rather than for any of us – should be the basis of a universal basic income.

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Where the Streets Have No Names, the People Have No Vote
October 19, 2018
The Enlightenment gave us street addresses and ushered in democracy. The Age of Un-Enlightenment is using addresses to usher it out.
Doing Business with Saudi Arabia
October 19, 2018
Is it worth the hidden costs?
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