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The U.S. military has begun moving equipment out of Syria as it pushes forward on President Trump’s order to withdraw forces, but planners are still sorting out details of how and when more than 2,000 troops will leave.

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Congress Should Act to End Shutdown, Trump Says

In a White House meeting on border security Friday, President Trump said he's not planning on declaring a national emergency right now over border security. He said it was up to Congress to pass a spending bill. Photo: AP

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Alpine countries across Europe are battling record snowfalls that have claimed the lives of over a dozen people and severed road and air access to entire communities.

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Mexico has significantly reduced imports of U.S. gasoline since President Andrés Manuel López Obrador took office Dec. 1, as a government crackdown on fuel theft has jammed up distribution and caused widespread gasoline shortages.

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Canada will grant refugee status to a Saudi teen who renounced Islam and barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel after fleeing from her family.

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Japan encouraged the elderly and women to work and broke a longstanding taboo against immigration, offering lessons for other advanced economies facing similar problems. The country is now enjoying its second-longest economic expansion since World War II.

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What Poland's Detention of an Executive Means for Huawei

The detention of a Huawei executive on espionage charges in Poland helps a U.S. push to dissuade allies around the world from using the Chinese company’s gear. WSJ’s Stu Woo explores how the arrest could affect Huawei. Photo: Zuma Press

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China has escalated efforts to repel foreign criticism of its measures targeting Muslims in the restive Xinjiang region, stepping up diplomatic lobbying and public-relations efforts.

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The residence is equipped with a state-of-the-art smart home system that allows homeowners to control the lighting and music for each of the home's 15 rooms.

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The renovation incorporates materials sourced from around the world and installed by master craftsmen.

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The historic castle is English Heritage Grade I-listed, meaning that permission would be needed to make any changes to the property.

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Thousands of Syrian refugees in Lebanon are fleeing their ramshackle tent camps in a desperate search for better shelter as a major winter storm approaches, aid workers said Friday, further dimming the plight of people unwanted by their host country and afraid to go home.

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A Myanmar appellate court upheld the convictions and seven-year prison sentences imposed on two Reuters journalists who had reported on abuses by Myanmar’s military against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

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Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Martin Fayulu said he will challenge the official election result at the country’s constitutional court, as one of his campaign aides claimed his candidate had won in a landslide.

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How to Prepare for a Presidential Run: The 2020 To-Do List

Presidential hopefuls are stepping out of the shadows, but their 2020 announcements are far from spontaneous. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday explains.

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Presidential hopefuls are stepping out of the shadows, but their 2020 announcements are far from spontaneous. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday explains.

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Three Scenarios That Could End the Shutdown Stalemate

Things have gotten nasty between President Trump and congressional Democrats over the government shutdown. But there could be ways out of the current stalemate. WSJ's Gerald F. Seib explains. Photo: Getty

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