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U.S. Accuses Syria of New Chemical Weapons Use

Advertisement UNITED NATIONS — The United States on Tuesday accused Syria’s government of a chlorine gas attack on civilians in the same rebel enclave hit more than four years ago by the deadliest known chemical assault in the Syrian war. In sharp denunciations from Ambassador Nikki R. Haley at the ...

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Abbas Calls Oslo Accords Dead and Blasts U.S.: ‘Damn Your Money!’

Advertisement RAMALLAH, West Bank — President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority said on Sunday that Israel had killed the Oslo Accords and angrily assailed the Trump administration over its handling of the conflict. He vowed to reject American leadership of any peace talks and urged Palestinians to reconsider their ...

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Cutting Off Pakistan, U.S. Takes Gamble in Complex Afghan War

Advertisement Afghan officials have pleaded with three American presidents to reconsider their support for Pakistan, which was both receiving billions of dollars in American aid and harboring the leaders of a Taliban insurgency that the United States has struggled to defeat. But when President Trump suspended nearly all American security ...

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China Offers Tax Incentives to Persuade U.S. Companies to Stay

Advertisement BEIJING — China said on Thursday that it would temporarily exempt foreign companies from paying tax on their earnings, a bid to keep American businesses from taking their profits out of China following Washington’s overhaul of the United States tax code. There is, however, a catch: To be eligible, ...

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U.S. Sues to Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Advertisement WASHINGTON — The Justice Department sued to block AT&T’s $ 85.4 billion bid for Time Warner on Monday, setting up a showdown over the first blockbuster acquisition to be considered by the Trump administration and drawing limits on corporate power in the fast-evolving media landscape. By challenging the deal, ...

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