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Many Thorny Global Situations Hinge on US Election Outcome

LONDON — Four years after Donald Trump’s election reframed how many nations interacted with the United States, the way that the world’s foremost superpower moves forward after its presidential election stands to impact many geopolitical pressure points — wheth...
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Family of Slain Saudi Journalist Sues Saudi Crown Prince

WASHINGTON — The family of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has filed a federal lawsuit accusing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of personally ordering Khashoggi's brutal execution in order to silence the high-profile government critic. The law...

UK to Infect Healthy Volunteers in Vaccine Research Trial

LONDON — U.K. researchers are preparing to infect healthy young volunteers with the virus that causes COVID-19, becoming the first to announce plans to use the controversial technique to study the disease and potentially speed up development of a vaccine that ...

Israel, Bahrain Sign Deal Establishing Formal Ties

JERUSALEM — Israel and Bahrain on Sunday agreed to establish formal diplomatic relations, making the small Gulf country the fourth Arab state to normalize ties with Israel. The U.S.-brokered agreement capped a one-day visit by a high-level delegation of Ame...
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