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Canada Steps Up Fight Over U.S. Lumber Tariffs 14 Nov 10:59pm Canada Steps Up Fight Over U.S. Lumber Tariffs
Canada said it intends to escalate its legal fight against the U.S. Commerce Department’s decision to slap tariffs of roughly 20% or more on Canadian lumber imports.
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Three UCLA Basketball Players Arrive in Los Angeles 14 Nov 9:43pm Three UCLA Basketball Players Arrive in Los Angeles
Three UCLA basketball players who had been under police investigation for a week in China arrived home Tuesday, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had requested assistance on their behalf from his counterpart Xi Jinping.
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Australians Back Same-Sex Marriage in Nonbinding Vote 14 Nov 7:29pm Updated Australians Back Same-Sex Marriage in Nonbinding Vote
Australians have endorsed same-sex marriage in a nonbinding national vote, delivering a win for the country’s conservative leader that may yet come at the cost of a rebellion by right-wing lawmakers in his coalition.
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Three UCLA Basketball Players Leave China 14 Nov 5:53pm Updated Three UCLA Basketball Players Leave China
Three UCLA basketball players who had been under police investigation for a week in China flew back home late Tuesday, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had requested assistance on their behalf from his counterpart Xi Jinping.
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U.S. Fight Against Islamist Terror Moves to Airwaves 14 Nov 5:48pm Updated U.S. Fight Against Islamist Terror Moves to Airwaves
The U.S. government is testing new strategies to counter Islamic State propaganda in Central Asia, a fertile recruiting ground for militant groups and birthplace of the suspect who attacked New York last month.
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Top Central Bankers Defend Stimulus Efforts 14 Nov 5:13pm Updated Top Central Bankers Defend Stimulus Efforts
The leaders of four major central banks defended their sweeping stimulus policies and discussed how words themselves have become a vital tool to guide advanced economies out of the financial-crisis era.
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Millions More Millionaires Around the World, Led by U.S. 14 Nov 8:44am Millions More Millionaires Around the World, Led by U.S.
The U.S. may have ceded its top place for number of billionaires to Asia, but it remains the undisputed king of millionaires.
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Three UCLA Basketball Players Set to Leave China 14 Nov 8:42am Updated Three UCLA Basketball Players Set to Leave China
Three UCLA basketball players detained for a week in China were set to fly back home late Tuesday, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had requested assistance on their behalf from his counterpart Xi Jinping.
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S&P Rules Venezuela in Default on Interest Payment 14 Nov 8:33am Updated S&P Rules Venezuela in Default on Interest Payment
Venezuela was ruled in default on a missed interest payment by S&P Global Ratings, pushing the cash-strapped South American country and its creditors one step closer to a reckoning of its $150 billion debt load.
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Earthquake Near Iran-Iraq Border Kills Hundreds 14 Nov 7:35am Earthquake Near Iran-Iraq Border Kills Hundreds
Rescue efforts were under way after a strong earthquake near the border between Iraq and Iran killed at least 537 people and injured thousands more.
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China or the U.S.? Asia Has DIY Options 14 Nov 6:35am Updated China or the U.S.? Asia Has DIY Options
The revival of TPP as well as a ‘quad’ of democracies to counter Beijing show that Asia has alternatives to the narrative of China unseating the U.S. to dominate the region.
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German, Italian Growth Add Fuel to Eurozone Recovery 14 Nov 6:22am Updated German, Italian Growth Add Fuel to Eurozone Recovery
The German and Italian economies moved up a gear in the third quarter, aided by an increase in demand for their exports, as the eurozone’s $10 trillion economy remained on course for its strongest year since 2007.
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German Economy Accelerates, Driven by Strong Exports 14 Nov 4:29am Updated German Economy Accelerates, Driven by Strong Exports
German GDP grew 3.3% in the third quarter in annualized terms, underpinned by a pickup in global demand and higher corporate investment.
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Polish Ruling Party Faces Backlash Over March Response 14 Nov 4:11am Updated Polish Ruling Party Faces Backlash Over March Response
Poland’s ruling party faced growing criticism over its response to a weekend rally organized by nationalist groups, as opposition lawmakers and others accused it of largely turning a blind eye to a rising tide of racism and xenophobia.
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Trump, Duterte Strike Up a Friendship, Sidestep Thorny Issues 14 Nov 4:08am Updated Trump, Duterte Strike Up a Friendship, Sidestep Thorny Issues
President Trump and the Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte found common ground during their first extended meeting but skirted difficult issues such as alleged human-rights abuses in Mr. Duterte’s war on drugs.
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Millions More Millionaires, Led By U.S. 14 Nov 2:31am Millions More Millionaires, Led By U.S.
The U.S. may have ceded its top place for number of billionaires to Asia, but it remains the undisputed king of millionaires.
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North Korean Shot as He Apparently Defects Across DMZ 14 Nov 2:05am Updated North Korean Shot as He Apparently Defects Across DMZ
A North Korean soldier apparently defected to the South, only to be shot by his comrades as he crossed the border at the most sensitive area of the heavily armed demilitarized zone that divides the Korean Peninsula.
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Earthquake Near Iran-Iraq Border Kills More Than 430 14 Nov 1:57am Earthquake Near Iran-Iraq Border Kills More Than 430
Rescue efforts were under way after a strong earthquake near the border between Iraq and Iran killed at least 430 people and injured thousands more.
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Earthquake Near Iran-Iraq Border Kills More Than 400 14 Nov 12:34am Updated Earthquake Near Iran-Iraq Border Kills More Than 400
Rescue efforts were under way Monday after a strong earthquake near the border between Iraq and Iran killed at least 414 people and injured many more.
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Italy Is the Latest Soccer Power to Whiff on World Cup 14 Nov 12:14am Italy Is the Latest Soccer Power to Whiff on World Cup
The four-time world champions failed to qualify for the tournament for the first time since 1958, joining Chile and the U.S. on sidelines
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