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Angered by 9/11 Victims Law, Saudis Rethink U.S. Alliance

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Throughout President Obama’s time in the White House, Saudi Arabia and its allies in the Persian Gulf have watched with dismay as the kingdom’s decades-old alliance with the United States seemed to be slipping. Then came the overwhelming congressional support for Jasta, or the Justice Against ...

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U.S. to Bar Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Contracts

The federal agency that controls more than $ 1 trillion in Medicare and Medicaid funding has moved to prevent nursing homes from forcing claims of elder abuse, sexual harassment and even wrongful death into the private system of justice known as arbitration. An agency within the Health and Human Services ...

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Haitians, After Perilous Journey, Find Door to U.S. Abruptly Shut

By KIRK SEMPLE September 23, 2016 TIJUANA, Mexico — They passed the corpses of other migrants who had tried to cross the Americas. They were cheated by smugglers and fleeced by armed bandits, and they suffered long stretches of hunger. Finally, after months of traveling across nine international borders, the Haitians made ...

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U.S. Officials Say Russia Probably Attacked U.N. Humanitarian Convoy

Russia was probably responsible for the deadly bombing of a United Nations humanitarian aid convoy in Syria, American officials said Tuesday, further shredding what remained of a severely weakened agreement between the United States and Russia aimed at halting the war. Aghast at the attack on Monday night, United Nations ...

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U.S. Signals Backing for Self-Driving Cars

WASHINGTON — Federal auto safety regulators on Monday made it official: They are betting the nation’s highways will be safer with more cars driven by machines and not people. In long-awaited guidelines for the booming industry of automated vehicles, the Obama administration promised strong safety oversight, but sent a clear ...

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Vinamilk seeks to buy second U.S. dairy company in growth push

Vietnam Dairy Products JSC, Southeast Asia’s biggest milk producer by market value, is in talks to buy another U.S. company as it accelerates acquisitions to expand globally and drive revenue. The company, known as Vinamilk, expects the deal to close as early as next year, Chief Executive Officer Mai Kieu ...

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U.S. plans to hit ISIL before militants grab human shields

Oil wells on the edge of Qayyara, Iraq, burn on Aug. 31, 2016, days after the key town south of Mosul was retaken from the Islamic State by Iraqi ground forces backed by U.S.-led coalition airpower.(Photo: Uncredited, AP) AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar — U.S. military commanders are drawing up ...

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