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Sun January 21, 18

Pence Hears Criticism About Jerusalem Policy on Jordan Trip - Sun January 21, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Vice President Mike Pence received more blowback Sunday from President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, with Jordan's king cautioning that such a move should be part of a “comprehensive” Middle East peace deal. more ...

As U.S. Slows Immigration, One Latin American Nation Embraces It - Sun January 21, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
As the Trump administration aims to curb immigration, Chile—one of Latin America's richest and safest countries—has opened its doors to some of the region's poorest migrants in record numbers. more ...

Canada and Mexico Seek to Head Off U.S. Exit From Nafta at Montreal Talks - Sun January 21, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Canadian and Mexican trade officials in Montreal on Sunday will begin laying out proposals aimed at convincing their U.S. counterparts not to put an end to the North American Free Trade Agreement. more ...

Kabul Hotel in Lockdown Hours After Gunmen Attack - Sun January 21, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Afghan security forces were searching a landmark international hotel in Kabul early Sunday for holdouts hours after suspected militants stormed the building, opened fire on guests and staff and set rooms on fire. more ...
Sat January 20, 18

Turkey Launches Airstrikes on Kurdish Targets in Syria - Sat January 20, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Turkish jets began airstrikes on a Syrian Kurdish force allied with the U.S. in the fight against Islamic State, Turkey's prime minister and Syrian Kurdish fighters said. more ...

China Accuses U.S. of Encroachment in South China Sea - Sat January 20, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
China criticized the U.S. Navy for sailing a guided-missile destroyer close to a disputed outcrop in the South China Sea, adding to tensions between the two governments already strained over trade and North Korea. more ...

North Korea to Send 22 Athletes to Winter Olympics - Sat January 20, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The International Olympic Committee approved North Korea to compete in five events at next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, adding momentum to efforts to build trust between the two Koreas after a year of high tension. more ...

Military Rule Is No Laughing Matter---Unless You're Thailand's Eccentric Leader - Sat January 20, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Thai Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha uses antics to help soften his image and position himself to lead an elected government four years after a coup he says saved the nation from chaos more ...

In Venezuela's Oil Hub, Prosperity Turns to Crime, Hunger - Sat January 20, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Oil from Lake Maracaibo transformed Venezuela into the world's biggest oil exporter, but output has plummeted, oil equipment is idle and rusting and once-flush workers are going hungry and must deal with failing equipment and piracy. more ...

U.S. Air Force Weighs International Squadrons to Strike Terror Targets - Sat January 20, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The U.S. Air Force is considering forming international squadrons of low-cost fighter planes to strike terrorist targets in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. more ...

China Signals Constitutional Changes to Back New Antigraft Watchdog - Sat January 20, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
China's Communist Party signaled support for constitutional changes to allow the creation of a national anticorruption agency with broad authority to supervise public servants. more ...

Pope's Comments Anger Priest Sex-Abuse Victims - Sat January 20, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Pope Francis drew anger from victims of clerical sexual abuse in Chile when he said ‘there isn't any proof' a bishop covered up molestation of minors by an influential priest. more ...

India's Challenge: So Many Young People, So Few Good Jobs - Sat January 20, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The country's hundreds of millions of people under 35 may hold the key to its economic development. But policies to make the most of them are proving elusive. more ...

Small Chinese Shippers From Troubled Ports Seen Aiding North Korea Trade - Sat January 20, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Some of the Chinese ships U.S. authorities allege have helped North Korea violate trade sanctions sailed from ports with depressed shipbuilding industries, like Linhai, where boom has turned to bust. more ...

A President Who Won't Release Grip on Power Tightens Tensions in Congo - Sat January 20, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The Democratic Republic of Congo's president has clung to power by playing a waiting game, but his refusal to step down has left sub-Saharan Africa's largest country in a dangerous limbo. more ...

China to Be Focus of U.S. Trade Policy This Year - Sat January 20, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
President Donald Trump's “America First” trade policy will be more focused in the coming year on countering China, an administration official said. The strategy may emphasize enforcement over negotiations with its leaders. more ...

Quebec Jury Finds Three Not Guilty of Negligence in Deadly 2013 Derailment - Sat January 20, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
A Quebec jury found three men not guilty on Friday of criminal negligence in the July 2013 oil train derailment in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, that killed 47 people and destroyed the town's core. more ...
Fri January 19, 18

Data Case in U.S. Sparks Concern in Europe - Fri January 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
European lawmakers and companies worry that a lawsuit the U.S. government has brought to the Supreme Court could clash with European Union law, trapping tech companies between complying with U.S. data requests and strict EU data-privacy rules. more ...

Republicans Probe Role Ex-British Spy's Research Played in Monitoring of Trump Associate - Fri January 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Congress is probing the Obama administration's decision to use research by an ex-British spy to justify, in part, surveillance of an associate of? Donald Trump, as Republican scrutiny rises of law-enforcement actions during 2016 presidential campaign. more ...

Administration Accelerating Israeli Embassy Move - Fri January 19, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The Trump administration is accelerating efforts to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and has decided to retrofit an existing property to accommodate the new mission that will open next year, U.S. officials said. more ...
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