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U.K. Election Delivers New Variable for Uncertain Global Economy

LONDON — In a global economy amply stocked with anxiety-provoking variables, Britain just added another. An election designed to bolster the government’s mandate instead yielded fundamental confusion over who is in charge as the nation prepares for fraught negotiations in its pending divorce from the European Union. Prime Minister Theresa ...

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North Korea’s Rising Ambition Seen in Bid to Breach Global Banks

By PAUL MOZUR and CHOE SANG-HUN March 25, 2017 When hackers associated with North Korea tried to break into Polish banks late last year they left a trail of information about their apparent intentions to steal money from more than 100 organizations around the world, according to security researchers. A list of internet protocol ...

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Protests in Bangladesh Shake a Global Workshop for Apparel

Protests in Bangladesh Shake a Global Workshop for Apparel By RACHEL ABRAMS and MAHER SATTAR January 22, 2017 Jhorna Begum’s husband, Jahangir Alam, a local labor leader, was detained after garment industry protests last month in Bangladesh. She had spoken with him only briefly since at a court. By RACHEL ABRAMS and MAHER SATTAR January 22, 2017 At ...

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Total global disbelief as Trump is elected president

Look back at President-elect Donald Trump’s colorful life. USA TODAY NETWORK People celebrate during the call for Republican president-elect Donald Trump at his election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown on November 9, 2016 in New York City. at the New York Hilton Midtown in the early morning ...

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I.M.F. Warns of Anti-Trade Sentiment Amid Weak Global Economy

WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund has warned that sluggish economic growth throughout the world could bolster an anti-trade backlash that has become a feature of politics in both the United States and Europe. As part of the release of its October World Economic Report at the fund’s semiannual meetings ...

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Ancient global cooling gave rise to modern ecosystems

Around 7 million years ago, landscapes and ecosystems across the world began changing dramatically. Subtropical regions dried out and the Sahara Desert formed in Africa. Rain forests receded and were replaced by the vast savannas and grasslands that persist today in North and South America, Africa and Asia. Up to ...

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Deutsche Bank Troubles Raise Fear of Global Shock

By PETER S. GOODMAN September 30, 2016 LONDON — Germany’s largest bank appears in danger, sending stock markets worldwide on a wild ride. Yet the biggest source of worry is less about its finances than a vast tangle of unknowns — not least, whether Europe can muster the will to mount a rescue ...

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U.S., China formally join global climate pact

US President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One upon his arrival at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport in Hangzhou on Sept. 3, 2016. World leaders are gathering in Hangzhou for the 11th G20 Leaders Summit from September 4 to 5.(Photo: NICOLAS ASFOURI, AFP/Getty Images) HANGZHOU, China — President Obama on Saturday said cooperation ...

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