What's News: World-Wide -- WSJ

Date : 10/08/2018 @ 07:05
Source : Dow Jones News

What's News: World-Wide -- WSJ

This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (August 10, 2018).

Newly announced U.S. sanctions -- and the potential for a second round of actions in 90 days -- roiled Russia's currency and blue-chip stocks as the country braced for further economic pain.

Pence laid out a plan to put Trump's stamp on the U.S. armed forces by creating a military command dedicated to space.

An intense exchange of fire between Israel's military and militants in Gaza threatens to disrupt efforts to strike a long-term peace deal.

Airstrikes on a market in northern Yemen killed dozens, including at least 29 children in a school bus, drawing international condemnation.

Puerto Rico acknowledged in a document filed to Congress that the death toll from Hurricane Maria may have exceeded 1,400.

The government's case against Manafort neared its end with testimony about loan applications that allegedly contained false information.

Prosecutors have sought documents from Trump donor Franklin Haney about his business dealings with Cohen.

Japan returned to solid growth in the latest quarter, and economists said growth was likely to continue.

Argentina's Senate rejected a bill to legalize elective abortions, an issue that sharply divided the nation.

Venezuela accused two opposition lawmakers of being part of an alleged plot to assassinate Maduro.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

August 10, 2018 02:50 ET (06:50 GMT)

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