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Bitcoin Bug Bites Japan and South Korea as China Clamps Down

SAN FRANCISCO — Until recently, China was a center of Bitcoin activity while the rest of Asia looked on with little interest. Now, the tables have turned. The Chinese government has been clamping down on virtual currency activity at the same time that hundreds of thousands of Japanese have thrown ...

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North Korea Says It Has the Right to Shoot Down U.S. Warplanes

North Korea threatened on Monday to shoot down American warplanes even if they were not in the country’s airspace, stating that President Trump’s comments suggesting he would eradicate North Korea and its leaders were “a declaration of war.” The warning, made by Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho of North Korea in ...

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USDA Clamps Down on Staffers Using the Term ‘Climate Change’

This story originally appeared on The Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Staff at the US Department of Agriculture have been told to avoid using the term climate change in their work, with the officials instructed to reference “weather extremes” instead. A series of emails obtained by the Guardian between staff ...

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Dallas Stares Down a Texas-Size Threat of Bankruptcy

DALLAS — Picture the next major American city to go bankrupt. What springs to mind? Probably not the swagger and sprawl of Dallas. But there was Dallas’s mayor, Michael S. Rawlings, testifying this month to a state oversight board that his city appeared to be “walking into the fan blades” ...

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