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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. What’s News Europe