In Hong Kong, an American Priest Turned Lawyer Faces China’s Wrath but Keeps the Faith

HONG KONG—In the 1960s, John Clancey was sent to Hong Kong from a small town in New York state to be a priest ministering to the city’s working poor. He …

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Gang of Gunmen Sow Mayhem in Brazil Bank Robbery

SÃO PAULO—The small Brazilian city of Criciuma was rocked by gunfire and explosions late Monday and early Tuesday when a heavily armed gang of robbers broke into a bank, took …

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Australian Special Forces Killed 39 Afghan Civilians Unlawfully, Inquiry Finds

SYDNEY—The practice was known as “blooding:” a shoot-to-kill order designed to battle-harden new troops. Patrol commanders of Australia’s elite forces in Afghanistan would order junior soldiers to shoot a prisoner …

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Ethiopia Deploys Military to Restive Tigray Region, Threatening Country’s Stability

Ethiopia’s prime minister deployed the military to the northern Tigray region, escalating long simmering tensions with one of the country’s most powerful ethnic groups into a confrontation that could reverberate …

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Ten major banks are accused of manipulation of the corporate bond market

Deutsche Bank The German money house is accused of years of manipulation. (Photo: Reuters) new York A US lawsuit accuses ten of the world’s largest banks of manipulating the corporate …

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Amazon says the Pentagon’s JEDI revision keeps Microsoft in the driver’s seat

WASHINGTON – Amazon.com Inc. accused the Pentagon of trying to manipulate its review of a huge cloud computing deal to drive the award to rival Microsoft Corp. In a court …

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Pompeo leaves Afghanistan unable to resolve the controversies that hinder the exit of the United States

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew to Kabul on an urgent and unannounced diplomatic rescue mission Monday, but left eight hours later without a breakthrough in his attempt to bridge …

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