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Stocks Plunge as Market Enters ‘Correction’ Territory

Advertisement After watching stocks march higher for nearly nine years, investors are suddenly confronting a new reality: The long, smooth ride is over. And it doesn’t feel good. Major stock indexes suffered a steep drop in late trading on Thursday, the second-straight day that stocks dived shortly before the markets ...

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Zimbabwe, With Mugabe in Custody, Ventures Into Uncharted Territory

Advertisement HARARE, Zimbabwe — A day after the Zimbabwean Army detained President Robert Mugabe, representatives of South Africa and the Roman Catholic Church on Thursday sought to defuse the crisis in closed-door negotiations aimed at producing some kind of transitional settlement. President Jacob G. Zuma of South Africa told lawmakers ...

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Why you’d better never have to ask the way when visiting the Northern Territory in Australia

The way that different languages convey information has long fascinated linguists, anthropologists, and sociologists alike. Murrinhpatha, the lingua franca spoken by the majority of Aboriginal people in the Moyle and Fitzmaurice rivers region of Australia’s Northern Territory has many interesting features, with the absence of verbal abstract directions a prominent ...

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