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Union for U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Files Response in Lawsuit

Lawyers representing the United States women’s national soccer team told a federal court on Monday that they opposed an expedited schedule to resolve a lawsuit that U.S. Soccer filed last week against the team’s players’ association. The union, in a response to the lawsuit filed in United States District Court ...

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U.S. Will Track Secret Buyers of Luxury Real Estate

Condominiums at the Time Warner Center were found to have a number of hidden owners over a decade who had been the subjects of government investigations. By LOUISE STORY January 13, 2016 Concerned about illicit money flowing into luxury real estate, the Treasury Department said Wednesday that it would begin identifying and ...

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U.S. Church Puts 5 Banks From Israel on a Blacklist

By RICK GLADSTONE January 12, 2016 The pension board of the United Methodist Church — one of the largest Protestant denominations in the United States, with more than seven million members — has placed five Israeli banks on a list of companies that it will not invest in for human rights reasons, ...

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News Analysis: U.S. Struggles to Explain Alliance With Saudis

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Monday confronted the fundamental contradiction in its increasingly tense relationship with Saudi Arabia. It could not bring itself, at least in public, to condemn the execution of a dissident cleric who challenged the royal family, for fear of undermining the fragile Saudi leadership that ...

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Swedish Players Increasingly Drawn to U.S. Colleges

HELSINKI, Finland — Forty years ago, Anders Carlsson was believed to be the first Swede to play college hockey in the United States when he suited up for Yale. Since then, there have been 111 Swedish hockey players in the N.C.A.A., and about 20 percent of them — 23 — ...

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