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President Trump has put the Federal Reserve at the middle of the latest drop in the markets, saying the "Fed has gone crazy." WSJ global economics editor Jon Hilsenrath explores three reasons why the Fed is raising interest rates. Photo: Getty Images.

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Kanye West Defends Trump at Oval Office

Musician Kanye West visited the Oval Office Thursday to discuss prison reform and economic opportunity for African-American men. The artist spent much of the time defending his backing of the president, and praising him for his "bravery." Photo: Getty Images

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U.S. officials are preventing American aid workers from making humanitarian trips to North Korea, according to people familiar with the matter, inhibiting the flow of food and medical assistance to Pyongyang ahead of a new round of diplomacy over its nuclear program.

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WSJ+ Panel Pollsters Talk 'Kavanaugh Effect' in Midterms

At a panel hosted by The Wall Street Journal and NBC News, Republican pollster William McInturff and Democrat Frederick S. Yang discussed what impact Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation could have on the race for control of the Senate.

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The U.S. and Turkey are expected to begin mending a rupture in relations with the likely release Friday of pastor Andrew Brunson from detention and house arrest in Turkey.

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What We Know About the Missing Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Turkish officials say a team of alleged Saudi assassins apprehended and likely killed a Saudi journalist in Istanbul. The Saudis have denied any involvement but Jamal Khashoggi has not been seen since he entered the Saudi Consulate on Oct.2. Photo: Getty Images

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The foremost leader in Orthodox Christianity said he would grant Ukraine a self-governing church independent of Russia, handing the former Soviet republic a significant victory in its efforts to reduce the Kremlin’s influence there.

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The Canadian government has announced measures aimed at thwarting the dumping of certain steel products in the country, including tariffs of 25% when quotas are exceeded.

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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s plans to attract investors and transform his country’s economy face dire threats after the disappearance and possible killing of a dissident writer at a Saudi consulate in Turkey.

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Sotheby’s said that the woman who won the $1.4 million Banksy painting that self-destructed after it was auctioned has decided to keep it.

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Elevate Your Tailgate With a 500-Square-Foot RV

Rick and Susan Turner tailgate before every Auburn University football game. But with their 45-foot-long Tiffin Zephyr RV, it's not your average tailgate. Take a tour of the big rig with the Turners. Photo: Caleb Chancey for The Wall Street Journal

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Italy had to offer significantly higher interest rates to sell its bonds on Thursday, a sign of the rising anxiety surrounding Italy’s finances and its leaders’ looming clash with the European Union over its budget plans.

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The World Bank’s new “human capital” ranking, which scores countries on investments in health and education, was released Thursday morning here and has already drawn plenty of criticism—by design.

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Hurricane Michael: 'Something You Don't Ever Want to Go Through'

Residents along the coast of the Florida Panhandle describe the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael, the most powerful storm to hit the area in more than 160 years. Photo: Dan Anderson/EPA

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Residents in several southern states describe the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael, one of the most powerful storms to ever hit the U.S. Photo: Dan Anderson/EPA

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The new government led by Mahathir Mohamad is pushing forward on its promise to abolish the death penalty, a move at odds with other Asian countries.

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Pakistan could be forced to disclose the full extent and terms of Chinese lending it has received in recent years in exchange for a bailout deal it is seeking with the IMF.

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The White House is moving ahead with plans for President Trump to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at a summit in November, to try to devise a way out of the countries’ trade battle.

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Germany slashed its economic growth forecast, invoking a shortage of skilled workers at home and global trade tensions aboard, a fresh sign that the European powerhouse is increasingly vulnerable to U.S.-China trade disputes.

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In her nearly two years at the world body, the ambassador was one of the most visible faces of the Trump administration’s foreign policy.

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