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Tue July 17, 18

Trump Reverses Course, Says Russia Meddled in Election - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
President Donald Trump reversed course on his comments during a news conference with Vladimir Putin, saying he had full faith in the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that Russia attempted to interfere with the 2016 election. more ...

May's Brexit Plan Narrowly Survives in Parliament - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan narrowly passed in Parliament on Tuesday, a struggle that casts doubt on whether she can negotiate an exit deal with the European Union that is acceptable to British lawmakers. more ...

U.S. Expects China to Buy Even More Iranian Oil After Sanctions - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Some in Washington now expect China to vacuum up much of the Iranian oil that other nations won't buy because of the threat of U.S. sanctions. more ...

Chinese Hit Movie 'Dying to Survive' Injects Urgency in Drug-Price Push - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
A dark comedy dominating the Chinese box office this summer has tapped into public discontent about pharmaceutical costs, and is being linked to a new government effort to tamp down prices of cancer drugs. more ...

Trump, Putin Vow to Address Syria Crisis - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to work together on solving the Syrian crisis—with both focusing on the need to guarantee Israel's security. more ...

Japan, EU Sign Trade Deal: 'We Stand Together Against Protectionism' - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The leaders of Japan and the European Union signed a deal to create one of the world's largest liberalized trade zones, in contrast to disputes between the U.S. and several of its trading partners. more ...

Ethiopia's New Leader Shakes Up One-Party System - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Ethiopia's charismatic young leader, Abiy Ahmed, is delivering shock therapy to one of the world's most entrenched one-party systems, calling for national reconciliation amid violent ethnic discord, ordering the release of political prisoners and legalizing opposition groups. more ...

Why U.S. Metals Tariffs Are Unlikely to Change Trade Patterns - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
U.S. dependence on aluminum from Canada and a tightly woven supply chain suggest Trump administration efforts to buoy the American metals sector with levies won't work more ...

IMF Still Expects Global Economy to Grow 3.9% This Year - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Despite months of negative headlines—from escalating trade conflicts to European political turmoil to emerging-market currency declines—global economic growth has remained robust. more ...

Russia Criticized for Handling of Politkovskaya Probe - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Russia failed to properly investigate the murder of investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya, who exposed the brutality and corruption of security forces in Chechnya. more ...

Trump Questions Finding of Russia's 2016 Meddling as He Appears With Putin - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
President Donald Trump on Monday publicly questioned the U.S. intelligence conclusion that Moscow meddled in the 2016 presidential election as he stood beside Russian leader Vladimir Putin, in a move that lawmakers of both parties said was a stunning alignment with a U.S. adversary. more ...

Gun-Rights Activist Charged With Acting as Russian Agent - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
A Russian woman accused of trying to set up back-channel relationships with Republican politicians through the National Rifle Association was arrested and charged with not registering as a foreign agent in Washington, the Justice Department said. more ...

China Shifts Gears to Support Economic Growth - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Fall-offs in factory output and investment in buildings, machinery and such are weighing on China's growth, which came in at 6.7%, complicating Beijing's task in managing the world's second-largest economy amid a trade conflict with the U.S. more ...

Afghanistan Plans New Cease-Fire as Part of Peace Push - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The Afghan government plans to announce a second cease-fire with the Taliban during a major Muslim holiday in August as part of an effort to kick-start peace talks involving the U.S., the Islamist insurgency and the government, Afghan and U.S. officials working on the process said. more ...

Egypt Passes Law to Regulate Media as President Sisi Consolidates Power - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Parliament granted the government sweeping powers to regulate media, a move critics say will boost the Sisi regime's ability to crack down on free speech and dissent. more ...

The Biggest Takeaways From the 2018 World Cup - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The 2018 World Cup will likely influence the game for years thanks to a series of transformative developments that took place in Russia and fundamentally changed what we know about international soccer. more ...

France Begins Release of Hundreds of Radicalized Inmates - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Hundreds of inmates radicalized during the war in Syria and the rise of Islamic State will be released from French prisons before the end of next year. more ...

European Governments Explore Financial Channels for Iran - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
France, Germany and the, U.K. have told Iran they are exploring accounts at their central banks that would keep the Iranian nuclear deal alive by providing a financial conduit. more ...

Where Colombian Rebels Ruled, Drug Gangs Now Fight for Control - Tue July 17, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
In the year since the FARC rebel group disarmed, a new dynamic has taken hold in remote regions of Colombia: Drug gangs are battling each other and the state for control of the country's booming cocaine trade. more ...
Mon July 16, 18

Inside Israel's Raid to Seize Nuclear Documents in Iran - Mon July 16, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Israeli agents covertly extracted documents detailing Iran's nuclear program in a dramatic 6½-hour operation in Tehran in January, removing a trove that included partial designs for a nuclear warhead, Israeli officials said. more ...
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