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Nevada Is the Jackpot of Barrick’s Push for Newmont

March 6, 2019 |

Barrick Gold’s bid to acquire rival gold producer Newmont Mining centers on a plan to combine portfolios and operations in the state of Nevada.
WSJ.com: US Business

Russia Names Potential U.S. Targets of Nuclear Retaliation

March 6, 2019 |

A top Russian state television broadcaster held out the possibility of a nuclear exchange with the U.S., boasting that the Kremlin could retaliate with strikes on the Pentagon and Camp David.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

China Accuses Detained Canadians of Espionage

March 6, 2019 |

China accused two detained Canadians of working together to steal Chinese state secrets, moving ahead with a politically charged investigation seen as retribution for Canada’s arrest of a senior Huawei executive.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Cardinal George Pell Found Guilty of Sexually Assaulting Choirboys

March 6, 2019 |

The most senior Vatican official to ever stand trial on child sex-abuse charges was found guilty of assaulting two choirboys at a church in his former diocese.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

French Support for Yellow Vests Cools

March 6, 2019 |

The French public has begun to turn against the yellow vest movement, with a new poll for the first time showing majority supporting an end to the protests. The shift in sentiment offers a sign of relief for President Macron.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Holding Its Tongue on Democracy, EU Presses Arab Leaders to Stem Migration

March 6, 2019 |

European Union officials used a first-of-its-kind summit in Egypt this week to press Arab leaders to impose stability and stem migration but played down calls for democracy, reflecting a desire for calm after years of border tumult.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

North Korea Still Using Uranium-Enrichment Facility, U.N. Agency Says

March 5, 2019 |

North Korea is still using a uranium-enrichment facility at the heart of last week’s summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the United Nations atomic agency said.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Stocks Fall as Investors Pause on Trade

March 5, 2019 |

Stocks fell, erasing early gains as investors continued to track trade negotiations between the U.S. and China as the two nations appear to inch closer to a pact.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

China Expects 2019 Economic Growth of 6% to 6.5%

March 5, 2019 |

China lowered its economic growth target this year to between 6% and 6.5%, bowing to a deepening slowdown that can’t be quickly arrested without aggravating debt levels that are already high.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Italy Allows Illegal Homes to Be Rebuilt, Earthquake Zone or Not

March 5, 2019 |

Italian politicians have a long record of granting amnesties allowing homes in earthquake-hit areas to be rebuilt. The upstart government was supposed to change that, but it has bowed to local pressure—a sign of how Italian political habits die hard.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe