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 2018-01-22 08:14 

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UBS Swings to Quarterly Loss After Hit From U.S. Tax Reform...

Charges related to the corporate tax overhaul pushed UBS into a fourth-quarter loss, making it the latest bank to take a short-term hit from the recently enacted legislation....

 2018-01-22 05:17 

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Communist Purge Plays Out in Vietnam's Trial of the Decade...

A Hanoi court on Monday sentenced a former official to life in prison, calling it "a necessary warning against the abuse of power"...

 2018-01-22 05:13 

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Global Stocks Muted After U.S. Government Shutdown...

Market reaction remained muted Monday in Asia after the partial shutdown of the U.S. federal government, but South Korea's benchmark index slipped on fresh worries about iPhone demand....

 2018-01-22 03:01 

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Number of Murders Soared in Mexico in 2017...

The number of murders in Mexico jumped last year to its highest level in recent decades, largely the result of a powerful and relatively new drug gang expanding its operations across the country....

 2018-01-22 02:59 

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Corrections & Amplifications...

Corrections & Amplifications for edition of Jan. 22, 2018...

 2018-01-22 02:55 

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The Eagles Rout the Vikings in NFC Championship...

The New England Patriots will defend their title against the Philadelphia Eagles on Feb. 4....

 2018-01-22 01:37 

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Sanofi Nears Deal to Buy Hemophilia Drugmaker Bioverativ for More Than $11.5 Billion...

The French drugmaker finally looks set to clinch a big deal as it braces for generic competition for its top-selling product, after missing out on a number of opportunities....

 2018-01-22 00:54 

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Minnesota Embraces Its Terrible Weather; Won't You Too?...

A growing movement in Minnesota aims to break free of its Midwest roots and embrace its bone-chilling winters with a new identity: the North....

 2018-01-22 00:34 

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Turkish Ground Offensive Targets Syrian Kurdish Enclave...

Turkey launched a weekend offensive on a Syrian Kurdish enclave, raising tensions with the U.S. and opening a new front in the seven-year war after watching rivals gain ground on the battlefield....

 2018-01-22 00:33 

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Fiercest Defender Goes On Trial...

For years, Joseph Percoco had served as a loyal aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. As Mr. Percoco's bribery trial begins, the once-tight relationship between the men will be on full display....

 2018-01-22 00:29 

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Bribery Trial Complicates New York Gov. Cuomo's Reelection Bid...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has spent the past few weeks laying out his agenda for the year, but a federal bribery trial starting Monday involving a former aide could distract from his plans....

 2018-01-22 00:21 

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Statue of Liberty to Reopen Using State Funds...

New York state will pay to reopen the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, both of which have been closed due to the government shutdown, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said....

 2018-01-22 00:01 

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Saudi-Led Coalition Injects More Aid Into War-Torn Yemen...

A Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen said it plans $1.5 billion of new relief funding for the war-torn country. Riyadh and its allies face increasing pressure over the conflict's civilian toll....

 2018-01-21 23:56 

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Three Men Shot, Wounded in Midtown Manhattan Near Penn Station...

Two men fired shots on West 31st Street between Fifth Avenue and Broadway. A 25-year-old man was shot in the left arm, a 43-year-old in the right shoulder and a 29-year-old in the back, authorities said....

 2018-01-21 23:56 

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Italy's Elites Are Anxious as Election Nears...

With antiestablishment parties gaining popularity, the grip that political elites have had on Italian politics looks likely to come under unprecedented assault in the general election in March....

 2018-01-21 23:54 

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Las Vegas Rally Caps Weekend of Political Activism as Women Focus on 2018 Elections...

Thousands of people gathered Sunday in Las Vegas for a "power to the polls" rally held on the first anniversary of a wave of marches organized by women across the U.S....

 2018-01-21 23:47 

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The Patriots Rally to Be Super Once Again...

Tom Brady and Danny Amendola connected on two fourth-quarter touchdowns to help New England overcome a 10-point deficit and beat Jacksonville in the AFC Championship....

 2018-01-21 23:32 

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Pope Francis Warns of Government Corruption as Latin America Visit Ends...

Pope Francis warned that a series of corruption scandals has tarnished current and former presidents and is rotting political systems and hurting democracy across the region....

 2018-01-21 23:30 

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Icahn, Deason Push for Xerox to Explore Sale...

Two large Xerox investors, billionaires Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason, have formed an alliance and plan to encourage the printer and copier giant to explore a potential sale....

 2018-01-21 23:29 

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John Kelly Forges Role as Immigration Hard-Liner...

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is emerging as one of the president's chief conservative anchors on the immigration issue while Republicans and Democrats try to sort through the spending impasse in Congress....

 2018-01-21 23:28 

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Uzbekistan to Host Conference on Afghan Peace Talks...

Uzbekistan is stepping up its involvement in finding a peaceful solution to decades of war in neighboring Afghanistan, saying that an end to fighting there is key to counterterrorism efforts across the entire region....

 2018-01-21 22:38 

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A Dose of Accountability for the FDA...

The public deserves to know more when the agency kills a new drug....

 2018-01-21 21:55 

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Working for the Weekend, Lawmakers Dress Down...

One of the first victims of the government shutdown has been the Capitol's typically staid dress code, with lawmakers breaking out their casual attire as they work over the weekend to reach a funding deal....

 2018-01-21 20:31 

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The End Is Near for Jacob Zuma's Presidency...

After years of surviving controversy, South Africa's scandal-plagued President Jacob Zuma is nearing his endgame, with his own party looking for ways to force him to resign without humiliating him....

 2018-01-21 20:28 

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Justice Delayed at Guantanamo Bay...

Paralyzed by endless litigation over procedure, the 9/11 war-crimes commission grinds on....

 2018-01-21 20:09 

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Flaws Cited in MTA Program for Disabled Travelers...

New York City's Access-A-Ride system doesn't adequately handle customer complaints, leading to health and safety risks to its disabled and elderly customers, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer said Sunday....

 2018-01-21 20:00 

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Global Economy Week Ahead: U.K. GDP, Eurozone PMI, Bank of Japan Meeting...

The week ahead will feature U.K. data on gross domestic product as well as eurozone figures on private-sector economic activity. In the U.S., many data releases may be postponed while the federal government remains shut down....

 2018-01-21 19:25 

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To Get Into Baseball's Hall of Fame, Players Need Career Success—And an Obsessed Fan...

Outsiders are stepping up presidential-style campaigns in an attempt to break the clubby world of writers who cast votes for Cooperstown; 'why are people not seeing the truth?'...

 2018-01-21 19:19 

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China, Unhampered by Rules, Races Ahead in Gene-Editing Trials...

U.S. scientists helped devise the Crispr biotechnology tool that has captured global attention for its potential to treat incurable diseases. The first to test it in humans are Chinese doctors, who don't face the same regulatory hurdles as American co...

 2018-01-21 18:31 

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What the Shutdown Says About U.S. Politics in 2018...

The U.S. government shutdown shows how the U.S. political process is being driven not by people in the broad center but by those in the more narrow and partisan ideological bases of the two parties, Gerald F. Seib writes....

 2018-01-21 16:55 

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At the New York Women's March, Laser Focus on the Ballot Box...

The second Women's March in New York City was dominated by talk of women's rights, immigration policy and political activism as tens of thousands of people made their way from the Upper West Side to midtown....

 2018-01-21 16:42 

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Davos Offers Modi Stage to Push Muscular Vision for India...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepares to address the global elite in Davos just as his country passes France and the U.K. to become the world's fifth-largest economy, underscoring the South Asian nation's drive for recognition as a great po...

 2018-01-21 16:23 

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Shutdown's Economic Hit Seen to Be Muted...

The federal government shutdown could sideline significant numbers of federal employees and leave government contractors out in the cold, but in a $19.5 trillion economy with 147 million workers, a shutdown, even a long one, isn't expected to leave mu...

 2018-01-21 15:59 

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Why Is Anybody Still Funding This U.N. Agency?...

When the fighting ended in 1948 and the war entered into a stalemate, no Arab country was willing to take in the Palestinians. To address the problem, the U.N. created Unrwa in 1949....

 2018-01-21 15:58 

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Mobilization Is Not NATO's Biggest Problem...

The main problem is that European countries have massively reduced the size of their forces, both active and reserve....

 2018-01-21 15:57 

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Maybe the GOP Should Hire Ross Perot and His Charts...
 2018-01-21 15:51 

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Germany's Social Democrats Back Entering Formal Coalition Talks With Merkel's Conservatives...

Angela Merkel's efforts to form her fourth coalition government cleared a crucial hurdle after the center-left Social Democrats voted in favor of entering formal coalition talks with the German leader's conservative bloc....

 2018-01-21 15:41 

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By Adding to the Debt, Tax Cuts Could Complicate Next Downturn...

In enacting a tax cut that is projected to raise annual federal-budget deficits to nearly $1 trillion in the coming years, Washington could be trading more growth now for the risk of more pain down the road....

 2018-01-21 15:25 

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North Korean Delegation Visits South Korea to Prepare for Olympics Concert...

A North Korean delegation kicked off a two-day visit to South Korea to inspect facilities for a musical performance at next month's Winter Olympics....

 2018-01-21 15:00 

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Amazon's Cashierless 'Go' Convenience Store Set to Open...

Amazon Go, the online retailer's cashierless convenience store, is slated to finally open to the public on Monday, after a yearlong delay during which the company trained the store's algorithms to account properly for customers and their habits....

 2018-01-21 15:00 

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Why Retailers Don't Mind Bigger Wage Bills...

Bigger bonuses and higher wages that companies have been handing out since the new tax law was signed in December are a small fraction of the value of tax cuts....

 2018-01-21 15:00 

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Raises and Bonuses Are About Economics, Not Politics...

The bonuses and wage increases companies have been handing out since the tax plan passed won't weigh very heavily on profit margins. The environment that engendered them will....

 2018-01-21 14:39 

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Lawmakers Struggle to Find Compromise as Government Shutdown Continues...

Lawmakers on Sunday entered the second day of a U.S. government shutdown with no clear resolution to their differences and facing growing pressure to end the standoff before Monday, when tens of thousands of federal workers would face furloughs if the dis...

 2018-01-21 14:00 

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Sell in January? Why Treasurys Fall in Winter...

A Wall Street adage holds investors should sell stocks in May and go away to avoid a summer market slump. For bondholders, that month could be January, one of the cruelest months for U.S. government bonds....

 2018-01-21 13:55 

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A Chef With Three Michelin Stars Expands His Empire...

With the first and only three-star restaurant in Abruzzo, chef Niko Romito has elevated the region's cuisine. Now he's planning outposts in eight new cities....

 2018-01-21 13:32 

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Pence Hears Criticism About Jerusalem Policy on Jordan Trip...

Vice President Mike Pence received more blowback Sunday from President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, with Jordan's king cautioning that such a move should be part of a "comprehensive" Middle East ...

 2018-01-21 13:00 

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As U.S. Slows Immigration, One Latin American Nation Embraces It...

As the Trump administration aims to curb immigration, Chile—one of Latin America's richest and safest countries—has opened its doors to some of the region's poorest migrants in record numbers....

 2018-01-21 13:00 

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Euro, Yen Tell Two Different Tales of Negative Rates...

Japan and the eurozone share negative interest rates and stronger economic growth, but their currencies are heading in different directions....

 2018-01-21 13:00 

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What If Children Should Be Spending More Time With Screens?...

Guidelines for using iPhones and other devices were set with TV in mind—and don't take into account the huge range of learning and creative play that can happen on a screen....

 2018-01-21 12:00 

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Now Is the Perfect Time to Go Big on Retail, One New York Developer Says...

GHC Development is going ahead with a plan to turn the American Stock Exchange building in New York into a retail space and hotel, in a $65 million bet that might seem counterintuitive....

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