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Nafta Agreement Could Come in Weeks, Pence and Trudeau Say

Nafta Agreement Could Come in Weeks, Pence and Trudeau Say

The Nafta trade agreement could be renegotiated in the next few weeks, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canada’s Prime Minister said Saturday in Peru, avoiding new political opposition that could
Venezuela Anti-U.S. Revolt Collapses in Poverty, Mass Migration

Venezuela Anti-U.S. Revolt Collapses in Poverty, Mass Migration

After using the Summit of the Americas for more than a decade to help whip up anti-U.S. sentiment in Latin America, Venezuela this week found out how isolated it truly is.
Syria Strike Puts Lockheed Martin's Stealthy New Missile to Test

Syria Strike Puts Lockheed Martin's Stealthy New Missile to Test

The joint U.S., French and U.K. missile barrage on Syria this week included the battlefield debut of a stealthy new Lockheed Martin Corp. air-launched cruise missile produced as part of a $4.6 billion
Warship Ruse and New Stealth Missiles: How the U.S. and Allies Attacked Syria

Warship Ruse and New Stealth Missiles: How the U.S. and Allies Attacked Syria

President Donald Trump’s outrage over another apparent chemical weapons attack by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was clear. And for the second time in his presidency, the U.S. commander-in-chief
Trump's Military Trans Ban Same as Before, Judge Says

Trump's Military Trans Ban Same as Before, Judge Says

The revised U.S. ban on transgender military service isn’t much different from the original announced by President Donald Trump in 2017 with no apparent input from the Pentagon, a federal judge said,
Mass Protest in Hungary Exposes Divisions After Orban Win

Mass Protest in Hungary Exposes Divisions After Orban Win

Tens of thousands of Hungarians packed Budapest’s most iconic avenue to protest Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s re-election, saying it may further stifle democratic freedoms in the ex-Communist European
China and Japan Vow Cooperation to Get North Korea to Quit Nukes

China and Japan Vow Cooperation to Get North Korea to Quit Nukes

The foreign ministers of China and Japan agreed to work closely to push North Korea to abandon its nuclear program, in the latest sign of improved cooperation between Asia’s two largest economies.
Japan Protesters Call for ‘Liar’ Abe to Resign Over Scandal

Japan Protesters Call for ‘Liar’ Abe to Resign Over Scandal

Tens of thousands of people joined a demonstration outside Japan’s parliament Saturday, in a sign of growing public anger over cronyism scandals engulfing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
China Will Force a Resort Island to Phase Out Gasoline Cars

China Will Force a Resort Island to Phase Out Gasoline Cars

The resort island of Hainan may become a key proving ground for China’s push to lead the world in electric-vehicle adoption.
Bolsonaro, Marina Silva Tied in Brazil Poll Amid Racism Charges

Bolsonaro, Marina Silva Tied in Brazil Poll Amid Racism Charges

The leading candidate for Brazil’s next presidential election has been accused of racism and inciting hatred.
China to Support Horse Racing, Sports Lotteries in Hainan

China to Support Horse Racing, Sports Lotteries in Hainan

China said it would encourage horse racing and expand sports lotteries in the southernmost island of Hainan, moves that people familiar with the discussions have said may eventually open the door to
Trump Echoes Bush With ‘Mission Accomplished’ on Syria Strike

Trump Echoes Bush With ‘Mission Accomplished’ on Syria Strike

President Donald Trump declared “Mission Accomplished!” hours after joint strikes on Syria by the U.S. and key allies, inviting immediate comparisons to President George W. Bush’s early, misplaced
From a North Korean Weapon to an Oligarch’s Fall: Weekend Reads

From a North Korean Weapon to an Oligarch’s Fall: Weekend Reads

A battle for Venezuela’s El Dorado, North Korea’s other weapon, America’s richest zip code and how climate change is changing your diet are among the best stories from our crew this week. Check back
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Buried, Hailed as South African Hero

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Buried, Hailed as South African Hero

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, whose reputation as a fearless opponent of white-minority rule in South Africa earned her the title of “Mother of the Nation,” was laid to rest on Saturday and lauded as a
It's Business as Usual for Syria's Assad After U.S.-Led Attacks

It's Business as Usual for Syria's Assad After U.S.-Led Attacks

Hours after a punishing U.S.-led missile strike, Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, dressed in a dark suit and tie, strode through the gates of his palace to start his day as usual.
May Defends Syria Airstrikes Without Parliamentary Vote

May Defends Syria Airstrikes Without Parliamentary Vote

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said the government was right to order airstrikes against Syrian chemical weapons facilities, as opposition lawmakers complained about the lack of a parliamentary vote
Trump's Campaign Chief Pushes to Raise Amazon Shipping Rates

Trump's Campaign Chief Pushes to Raise Amazon Shipping Rates

President Donald Trump issued a surprise order on Thursday for his administration to study the U.S. Postal Service after his campaign manager complained to him that taxpayers were subsidizing
Russia Slams ‘Cowardly’ Syria Strike But Escalation Fears Fade

Russia Slams ‘Cowardly’ Syria Strike But Escalation Fears Fade

Russian President Vladimir Putin denounced strikes on Syria by the U.S., France and the U.K. as an “act of aggression” but made no mention of possible retaliation for the highly anticipated attack on
Taking Stock of the U.S.-Led Missile Strikes on Syria: Q&A

Taking Stock of the U.S.-Led Missile Strikes on Syria: Q&A

The U.S., U.K. and France launched strikes on Syria a week after U.S. President Donald Trump said there would be a “big price” to pay for the apparent use of chemical weapons by President Bashar
Trump Abandons Go-It-Alone Instincts to Marshal Allies in Syria

Trump Abandons Go-It-Alone Instincts to Marshal Allies in Syria

Donald Trump abandoned his instincts as an impulsive and go-it-alone president in Syria, deliberating at length with his military commanders and working closely with U.S. allies in Europe to confront