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A Crazy Supernova Looks Like a New Kind of Dying Star

In September 2014, astronomers saw a dimming point of light in a small galaxy half a billion light-years away. It looked like an ordinary supernova—a dying star that exploded and whose light was now petering out. But the following January, Zheng “Andrew” Wong, a student intern at Las Cumbres Observatory ...

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Trump Rides a Market Wave, but Business Looks for Results

The investor enthusiasm that began with President Trump’s unexpected victory in November has burst out anew on Wall Street, even as Washington remains gridlocked and evidence of any real pickup in the economy is scarce. Stocks have surged 5 percent since Mr. Trump took office on Jan. 20. And that ...

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After Dutch Election, Eurogroup Leader’s Fate Looks in Doubt

BRUSSELS — They discussed Greece’s bailout. They grappled with pension issues. They pored over draft budgets. But Monday’s meeting of the Eurogroup, the 19 finance ministers from countries that share the euro, was most notable for what it did not address: the future of their president. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the Dutch ...

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Russia Looks to Exploit White House ‘Turbulence,’ Analysts Say

By NEIL MacFARQUHAR February 27, 2017 MOSCOW — The Kremlin, increasingly convinced that President Trump will not fundamentally change relations with Russia, is instead seeking to bolster its global influence by exploiting what it considers weakness in Washington, according to political advisers, diplomats, journalists and other analysts. Russia has continued to test ...

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The Web’s Creator Looks to Reinvent It

By QUENTIN HARDY June 7, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — Twenty-seven years ago, Tim Berners-Lee created the World Wide Web as a way for scientists to easily find information. It has since become the world’s most powerful medium for knowledge, communications and commerce — but that doesn’t mean Mr. Berners-Lee is happy with ...

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Kalashnikov, Maker of AK-47, Looks to Rebrand

MOSCOW — A shipment of Kalashnikov rifles, popularly known as AK-47s, was destined for the United States when it was stopped and quickly rerouted to Venezuela. Washington had just slapped Moscow with sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, and the Russian gun maker Kalashnikov Kontsern suddenly found one of its biggest ...

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