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How U.S. Military Actions Could Play Out in North Korea

WASHINGTON — The intelligence could come to President Trump secretly and urgently: The North Koreans have placed another intercontinental missile on its launching pad. In less than two hours, it could be fueled and ready for launch on a test flight into the Pacific Ocean or perhaps on a mission ...

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Want to Play Scrabble Like a Pro? Here’s Your Memory Trick

Bennett Schwartz is one of the nation’s leading memory experts, and when I visited him in his office at Florida International University, he was standing at his desk. A soft sunlight crowded the room. Large windows framed the palm tree-lined quad outside. Dressed in a short-sleeved shirt and slacks, Schwartz ...

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U.S. Forces Play Crucial Role Against ISIS in Mosul

HAMAM AL-ALIL, Iraq — One week after Iraqi forces began their push into western Mosul, American firepower is playing an essential role in softening the opposition from the Islamic State. The thunderous booms from howitzers near Hamam al-Alil, a town along the Tigris River, are just part of the American ...

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How Russians Pay to Play in Other Countries

PRAGUE — For a brief moment, it seemed that the powerful adviser’s head might roll at the Castle. After he lost his long legal battle over a hefty state fine, the Czech president warned him to pay up or lose his post. Then a guardian angel materialized from Moscow. Lukoil, ...

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Arsenal, in America to Play M.L.S., Keeps Eye on Biggest Prize

Ivan Gazidis became Arsenal’s chief executive in 2009, but before that he spent more than a decade as one of the founding executives of Major League Soccer, eventually rising to deputy commissioner. That makes his return to the United States this week with Arsenal, which was invited to play Thursday ...

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Rain Wipes Out Play at the French Open

PARIS — A miserable, rain-soaked day provided the perfect platform for Guy Forget, the director of the French Open, to renew his campaign for a roof over Philippe Chatrier Court. The weather, however, was not so good for the present tournament. All of Monday’s scheduled matches at Roland Garros were ...

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