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Why Northern Lights Tours are the Trip of the Moment

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The aurora borealis is fickle. Here’s how and where to improve your chances of seeing the spectacle—plus best places to stay while on the lookout (igloo, anyone?)

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U.S. Warned of Russian Firm Kaspersky as Early as 2004

Added: 17.11.2017 22:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

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A Russian cybersecurity firm whose products current and former U.S. officials suspect Moscow has used as a tool for spying was flagged by U.S. military intelligence as a potential security threat as early as 2004.

Tags: Moscow, Russia
Source: www.wsj.com

A Chess Novice Challenged Magnus Carlsen. He Had One Month to Train

Added: 17.11.2017 21:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Max Deutsch, a speed learner who conquered back-flips, Hebrew and perfect pitch, is testing the limits of self-improvement. Next up: the world’s greatest chess player.

Tags: EU
Source: www.wsj.com

After U.S. Push, Asian Nations Tighten Screws on North Korea

Added: 17.11.2017 21:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Southeast Asian countries are cracking down on North Korea’s conduits for doing business in the region, a change for many after months of U.S. pressure, though some remain reluctant participants in the campaign to isolate Pyongyang.

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U.S. Seeks to Bolster Saudi Arabia in Face of Expanding Iranian Threat

Added: 17.11.2017 20:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The Trump administration is looking at ways to quickly strengthen Saudi Arabia’s missile defenses and disrupt the flow of advanced Iranian-made weapons across the Middle East as concerns grow over a destabilizing new crisis in the region.

Source: www.wsj.com

Zimbabwe's Mugabe Appears in Public as Former Backers Desert Him

Added: 17.11.2017 20:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

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President Robert Mugabe on Friday made his first public appearance since the military took control of Zimbabwe, heightening the drama over the long-time leader’s fate as his remaining political support appeared to melt away.

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Even With Beijing Pushing, Electric Cars Prove Hard to Start

Added: 17.11.2017 20:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Electric vehicles aren’t yet living up to the hype, auto makers in China are finding, as they churn out more EVs than they can sell—even with generous government subsidies—to satisfy Beijing’s directives.

Source: www.wsj.com

From No Power in Puerto Rico to Living in a Car in Orlando

Added: 17.11.2017 18:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Two months after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, evacuees are streaming off the island to central Florida—straining schools, intensifying demand for medical care and pinching an already-tight housing market.

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Driving Innovation: Concept Cars Through the Decades

Added: 17.11.2017 15:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

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A new book looks at forward-looking models from the 1930s on.

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France Gambles on Jobless Benefits for Those Who Quit

Added: 17.11.2017 13:05 | 0 views | 0 comments

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French President Emmanuel Macron plans to extend unemployment payments—until now reserved for fired or laid-off workers—to people who voluntarily leave their jobs to start their own businesses or take up on-demand work like driving for Uber.

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Smart Remedies for Foolish Spenders

Added: 17.11.2017 10:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Making bad money decisions is a hallmark of humanity, but lessons from behavioral economics can help improve our personal finances.

Tags: Economy, Money
Source: www.wsj.com

Google Has Picked an Answer for You---Too Bad It's Often Wrong

Added: 16.11.2017 23:29 | 0 views | 0 comments


Going beyond search, the internet giant is presenting itself as an oracle by promoting a single result over all others as a definitive answer. Many of these “featured snippets” are contentious, improbable or laughably incorrect.

Tags: Google, Oracle
Source: www.wsj.com

Democrat Jones, Moore's Rival, Gains Traction

Added: 16.11.2017 23:21 | 2 views | 0 comments

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Democrat Doug Jones, who hopes to pull off an upset in Alabama’s Dec. 12 special Senate election, is gaining traction as Republican Roy Moore is being weighed down by sexual-misconduct allegations.

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Sen. Al Franken Faces Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

Added: 16.11.2017 23:14 | 2 views | 0 comments

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The Democrat from Minnesota faced allegations of sexual misconduct, after a woman said he kissed her against her will during a 2006 rehearsal and he posed for a photo in which he appeared to grope her while she was asleep.

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U.S., Russia Trade Blame After Syria Chemical-Arms Probe Lapses

Added: 16.11.2017 23:09 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The United Nations Security Council, in a bitter standoff between U.S. and Russia, failed on Thursday to renew the mandate of an independent committee investigating chemical-weapon use in Syria.

Tags: Syria, Russia
Source: www.wsj.com

Madagascar Wrestles With Worst Outbreak of Plague in Half a Century

Added: 16.11.2017 22:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Madagascar is scrambling to contain its worst outbreak of plague in at least 50 years, with more than 2,000 cases reported and over 170 deaths.

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House Backs GOP Tax-Overhaul Bill

Added: 16.11.2017 22:48 | 2 views | 0 comments

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The House of Representatives passed a bill that would usher in the most far-reaching overhaul of the U.S. tax system in 31 years, backing a plan that would lower the corporate tax rate to its lowest point since 1939 and cut individual taxes for most households in 2018.

Tags: GoPro, Taxes, Usher
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Cambodia's Supreme Court Outlaws Main Opposition Party

Added: 16.11.2017 22:40 | 2 views | 0 comments

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Cambodia’s Supreme Court ruled to dissolve the main opposition party, effectively turning the country into the world’s newest one-party state and cementing its long-serving leader Hun Sen’s grip on power.

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Military, Mediators Talk to Mugabe on Zimbabwe's Future

Added: 16.11.2017 20:14 | 1 views | 0 comments

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President Robert Mugabe met with the country’s top general and international mediators in closed-door talks at Zimbabwe’s State House on Thursday, but there was no sign of an imminent deal to end his 37-year rule.

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U.S. Jury in Benghazi Trial Hears Final Arguments

Added: 16.11.2017 19:21 | 2 views | 0 comments

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In closing arguments in the federal trial of Ahmed Abu Khatallah, Justice Department prosecutors described the Libyan man as the ringleader of the 2012 fatal attack that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans.

Source: www.wsj.com

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