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Global Stocks Slide on Growing Concern About China Virus

BEIJING — Stock and oil prices fell Tuesday as concern about the potential impact of a Chinese disease outbreak increased and a rating agency cut Hong Kong's credit rating for official borrowing due to political tension. Authorities said some infections wer...
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Trump Calls Trudeau ‘2-Faced’ After Palace Gossip Goes Viral

WATFORD, England — NATO leaders professed unity on Wednesday at a summit near London — but a spat over off-the-cuff chit chat at a royal reception rattled their show of solidarity. After Johnson asked Macron, “is that why you were late?” Trudeau could be he...
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Climate Activists Block Roads, Camp out in Global Protests

LONDON — Hundreds of climate change activists camped out in central London on Tuesday during a second day of world protests by the Extinction Rebellion movement to demand more urgent actions to counter global warming. "I want to make a statement that (the a...