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United States Criticizes Israel Over West Bank Settlement Plan

By MARK LANDLER October 5, 2016 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Wednesday castigated the Israeli government for approving plans to create a new Jewish settlement on the West Bank, three weeks after it signed a lucrative military aid package with the United States and just as President Obama was traveling to ...

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United States Takes 5-3 Lead Over Europe in Ryder Cup

CHASKA, Minn. — The Americans were the morning people on Friday, the opening day of the Ryder Cup. There were fist bumps and birdies by the bunch, punctuated by a thunderous chant of “Sweep! Sweep! Sweep!” from the gallery at the 16th green after the Americans won all four of ...

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Rags, Tea and Advice as Syrians Fret Over Cease-Fire

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The weeklong vacation for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha is nearing an end, and the partial cease-fire that began on Monday night is showing signs of fraying. In the rebel-held eastern section of Aleppo, Abdelkafi al-Hamdo, a teacher and antigovernment activist, enjoyed the sunset Thursday with ...

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Tax Experts Check Out Arguments From Apple Over Ruling

SAN FRANCISCO — Timothy D. Cook, Apple’s chief executive, issued a defiant letter to his European customers on Tuesday after the region’s antitrust enforcer ordered Ireland to collect 13 billion euros, or about $ 14.5 billion, in back taxes from the company. By turns outraged and scolding, Mr. Cook pushed ...

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Lab-Grown Meat Is Coming to Win Over All You Haters

The meat industry is famously horrible. Conscious animals contribute to climate change and pollute water—increasingly with antibiotic-resistant bugs—and industrial slaughter could qualify as torture. Plus, there’s the fecal soup. But meat remains delicious. Yeah, meat substitutes exist, but what guilt-ridden omnivores really want is exactly what they enjoy now, without all ...

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Vietnam gov't plans to borrow over $20 billion this year

The Vietnamese government will borrow VND452 trillion (US$ 20.08 billion) this year to make up for its budget deficit and refinance its existing debts, according a plan recently approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. In comparison, that was an increase of 50.6 percent from the government’s borrowings in 2013.  ...

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