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BUSINESS
Sep 26, 2017
FBI, Secret Service believed probing after hackers access real SEC data used by firms in tests
Hackers breached the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's computer system last year by taking advantage of companies that used authentic financial data when they were testing the agency's corporate filing system, according to sourcesr.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 25, 2017
Asahi sets ambitious goals for expansion in Europe and the U.S., as domestic demand wanes
Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. will ramp up sales of its top-selling Super Dry beer in Europe with local production aided by faster integration of last year's $11 billion purchase of brands from Anheuser-Busch InBev NV.
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COMMENTARY / World
Sep 24, 2017
Juncker's road map for European disaster
Jean-Claude Juncker's plan to accelerate eurozone accession threatens to re-create in spades the chaos of the past decade.
WORLD / Politics
Sep 22, 2017
Trump doesn't embody Western values, unlike JFK and Obama: German envoy
Donald Trump doesn't embody Western values in the way that previous presidents such as John F. Kennedy and Barack Obama did, according to Wolfgang Ischinger, a former German ambassador to the U.S. who now heads the Munich Security Conference.
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COMMENTARY / World
Sep 18, 2017
Is there a solution to the problem of mass migration?
Much more than economic theory and cash aid is required to create prosperity and make life tolerable for millions in poorer areas.
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WORLD / Society
Sep 11, 2017
Iraq holding 1,400 foreign wives, kids of suspected Islamic State fighters in squalid camp
Iraqi authorities are holding 1,400 foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State fighters in a camp after government forces expelled the jihadi group from one of its last remaining strongholds in Iraq, security and aid officials said.
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COMMENTARY / World
Sep 5, 2017
Weak currencies: Be careful what you wish for
Beyond the short term, the disadvantages of a weak currency begin to loom larger.
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WORLD
Aug 31, 2017
Italy denies paying Libyan traffickers to block migrants as flow across Mediterranean slows
Italy denied on Wednesday that it supported a deal to pay armed groups implicated in human trafficking to prevent migrants crossing the Mediterranean.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Aug 21, 2017
Japan issues measles warning for travelers to Europe
The Japanese government has issued a warning for people traveling to Europe following an outbreak of measles in a number of countries, including Italy and Romania.
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WORLD
Aug 18, 2017
Wildfire-ravaged parts of Portugal declared state of public calamity
Parts of Portugal, beset by its deadliest summer of wildfires in living memory, were declared in a state of public calamity on Thursday as the government put emergency services on alert for further outbreaks.
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COMMUNITY / Voices / FOREIGN AGENDA
Aug 9, 2017
Of guns and cutlery: Memories of the war, from the Netherlands to Japan
A chance rediscovery leads an author to reflect on the lessons to be learned from the devastation of two continents.
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WORLD
Aug 5, 2017
Extreme weather seen killing 152,000 Europeans a year by 2100
Europe's death toll from weather disasters could rise 50-fold by the end of this century, with extreme heat alone killing more than 150,000 people a year by 2100 if nothing is done to curb the effects of climate change, scientists said on Friday.
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COMMENTARY / World
Aug 2, 2017
Time for Europe's philosophers to speak up
Europe will look quite different after Brexit because forces are at work internationally and globally that are changing the whole pattern of European collaboration.
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WORLD / Politics
Jul 28, 2017
Putin vows to retaliate as U.S. Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia, puts bill on Trump's desk
The U.S. Senate voted nearly unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russia despite President Donald Trump's objections to the legislation, which has angered Russian President Vladimir Putin, who threatened to retaliate.
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JAPAN / Science & Health / NATURAL SELECTIONS
Jul 21, 2017
Did DNA influence Japan's collectivist society?
If you've spent any time in Japan you will have heard the expression, "Deru kugi wa utareru" ("The nail that sticks out gets hammered down"). The phrase is used to explain how Japanese society traditionally prefers conformity and social harmony to independence and individual expression. There is a similar...
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COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 12, 2017
Can Japan-EU deal prompt a U.S. trade recalibration?
A deepening of the Japan-EU partnership could prompt the U.S. to once again embrace its traditional leadership role on trade.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 7, 2017
GE and Canon risk fines as EU clamps down on merger violations
General Electric Co., Merck KGaA, Sigma-Aldrich Corp. and Canon Inc. are the latest companies to risk hefty penalties as the European Commission clamps down on violations of its merger approval procedures.
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WORLD / Politics
Jul 4, 2017
Trump speaks with German, Italian leaders ahead of summit this week
U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with German and Italian leaders on Monday, a White House official said, ahead of a summit of the Group of 20 leading economies this week that could expose his sharp differences with world powers on trade and other issues.
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WORLD / Society
Jun 19, 2017
730 more migrants rescued in Mediterranean as Europe-bound flow grows
Humanitarian ships picked up about 730 migrants on Sunday from rubber and wooden boats in the Mediterranean, adding to a lengthening list of rescue operations in recent days.
EDITORIALS
May 29, 2017
A troubling trip abroad for Trump
U.S. President Donald Trump's comments on his first tour abroad raise questions anew about his administration's commitment to core elements of the Western foreign policy consensus.

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