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Israel and Gaza militants agree to cease-fire after a weekend of violence
The agreement went into effect after four Israelis were killed by rockets and mortars fired from Gaza and 23 Palestinians died in retaliatory airstrikes by Israel.
‘Safety was just a given’: Inside Boeing’s boardroom amid the 737 Max crisis
The decision-making of Boeing’s board — an elite club of corporate titans and government dignitaries — is under scrutiny after two crashes of the 737 Max killed 346 people in the span of five months.
 
‘America First’ may be last hope for these cattle ranchers
Without “Made in USA” labels, independent ranchers fear their livelihoods could be quashed by multinational corporations as a new North American trade deal takes shape.
 
Iran’s spiritual gambit in Iraq
The nation’s religious leaders have been moving to expand their influence over the Shiite Muslim establishment in the neighboring country in a move aimed at gaining sway over Iraq’s largest religious group.
 
U.S. deploys aircraft carrier to the Middle East in show of force aimed at Iran
U.S. is deploying USS Lincoln and a bomber task force to U.S. Central Command region.
 
 
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Opinions
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8, Episode 4 tangles up Westeros’s past and future
White supremacists are emboldened. But that’s not the whole story.
Removing the threat of a trade war with China is not enough.
Trump is a policy simpleton, but he’s a shrewd survivor
Democrats are treading softly on foreign policy — for good reason
The $100 trillion question: What to do about wealth?
 
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41 killed after Aeroflot jet makes emergency landing in Moscow and bursts into flames
The Russian-made Sukhoi Superjet, which was carrying 78 people, careened across the runway with thick, black smoke pouring out from behind, footage from the scene showed.
 
Angela Merkel welcomed refugees to Germany. They’re starting to help the economy.
In a tight labor market, asylum seekers are needed to fill jobs. 
 
Trump threatens to increase tariffs on Chinese goods on Friday
The president unexpectedly set what appears to be a new deadline to produce a comprehensive deal or trigger an escalation of the U.S.-China trade war, a move that unsettled plans for this week’s negotiations.
 
Brunei backs away from death by stoning for gay sex, adultery
The country’s sultan said that Brunei had a de facto moratorium on the death penalty under common law and that it would be extended to cases under a new Islamic law penal code.
 
TV Review
‘Game of Thrones’ tries to push Daenerys to her breaking point
In “The Last of the Starks,” the Dragon Queen grappled with jealousy and a loss that left her shaking with anger.
 
Fact Checker | Analysis
What’s the evidence for ‘spying’ on Trump’s campaign? Here’s your guide.
The president and his allies have asserted that the FBI spied on his 2016 campaign. Here’s a detailed look at what has been revealed so far.
 
A medical condition or just a difference? The question roils autism community.
The fight causes a major divide that experts say may end up hurting research and funding.
 

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