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Talk of a Peace Plan That Snubs Palestinians Roils Middle East

BEIRUT, Lebanon — In a mysterious trip last month, Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, traveled to Saudi Arabia’s capital for consultations with the hard-charging crown prince about President Trump’s plans for Middle East peace. What was said when the doors were closed, however, has since roiled the region. According to ...

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Behind China’s $1 Trillion Plan to Shake Up the Economic Order

VANG VIENG, Laos — Along the jungle-covered mountains of Laos, squads of Chinese engineers are drilling hundreds of tunnels and bridges to support a 260-mile railway, a $ 6 billion project that will eventually connect eight Asian countries. Chinese money is building power plants in Pakistan to address chronic electricity ...

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The House Health Plan Makes Your Genes a Preexisting Condition

Of all the provisions of the Affordable Care Act—“Obamacare,” if you’re on a first-name basis—the one that seemed the most uncontroversially humane was the guarantee that insurance companies could not use so-called preexisting conditions to deny coverage. If you had a chronic illness or had recovered from something and lost ...

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Trump Vows to Unveil Tax-Cut Plan Next Week, Surprising Staff

WASHINGTON — President Trump promised on Friday that he would unveil a “massive” tax cut for Americans next week, vowing a “big announcement on Wednesday,” but he revealed no details about what is certain to be an enormously complicated effort to overhaul the nation’s tax code. Mr. Trump offered his ...

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Trump and Warren Agree? Maybe, on Plan to Shrink Big Banks

President Trump has vowed to roll back financial regulation, saying that it is preventing banks from lending and businesses from growing. Wall Street, it would seem, has found its dream president. There is just one possible complication: His top advisers continue to float an idea that would not only hurt ...

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