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U.K., European Union Move Closer on Divorce Terms

December 11, 2017 |

The U.K. and EU appeared close to a breakthrough on Brexit terms, with British Prime Minister Theresa May on her way to Brussels on Friday morning.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

U.K., EU Get Closer to Financial Terms for Brexit

November 29, 2017 |

Britain and the European Union are closing in on a financial settlement over Brexit but negotiations to reach an agreement that EU member states can back go on, according to people involved in the talks.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

U.S. Rebuffs China’s Charm Offensive, Edging Closer to Trade War

November 20, 2017 |

The administration is investigating trade actions against China as it looks to fundamentally challenge Chinese trade practices and reject a tradition of eking out concessions from Beijing around high-level meetings.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Pacific-Rim Countries Move Closer to TPP Deal

November 12, 2017 |

Eleven nations said they had made significant progress toward reaching a major trade pact 10 months after the U.S.’s withdrawal, but disagreements from Canada prevented a final deal.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

China Edges Closer to One-Man Rule

October 26, 2017 |

The future of 1.4 billion people, the world’s second-largest economy and an emerging military juggernaut now lies largely in the hands of just one man: China’s President Xi Jinping.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

A Road Brings China and India Closer to Conflict in the Himalayas

August 3, 2017 |

China stepped up pressure on India to withdraw from a military standoff that began when Beijing moved to extend a road in a disputed area, showing how the countries’ contest for leadership in Asia is heightening the risk of conflict.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Dow Closes at Record, Edges Closer to 22K

August 1, 2017 |

Stocks posted solid gains on Wall Street, sending the Dow Jones industrial average to another high and nearer to the 22,000-point milestone, the AP reports. Banks and technology companies rose more than the rest of the market Tuesday. Goldman Sachs and Apple had some of the biggest gains in…
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Massive iceberg closer to splitting from Antarctica

July 8, 2017 |

A huge ice sheet more than half the size of Qatar could soon break off from Antarctica.
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India Shoots for the Moon, Chasing Influence Closer to Home

June 24, 2017 |

India is going up against China in a new Asian space race, trying to tighten its control of regional skies and alliances by leveraging its ability to send satellites into orbit inexpensively.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia