Wall Street Journal (International News)

· Divers Discover Remains of Sailors in U.S. Ship
Posted on Tuesday August 22, 2017
At least one body and other unidentified remains have been found, as the search for 10 missing sailors from the USS John S. McCain extends into a second night.

· Afghan Leader Welcomes Expanded U.S. Military Role
Posted on Tuesday August 22, 2017
President Ashraf Ghani praises the Trump administration’s new approach in Afghanistan, while Pakistani officials say Trump was wrong to blame their country for America’s failures there.

· North Korea Threatens 'Absolute Force' as U.S., South Hold Military Drills
Posted on Tuesday August 22, 2017
North Korea threatened to turn the U.S. into “huge heaps of ashes” and warned that military exercises involving American and South Korean forces this week had worsened the standoff, which could only be resolved by “absolute force.”

· Indian Court Says Muslim Practice of Instant Divorce Unconstitutional
Posted on Tuesday August 22, 2017
India’s Supreme Court declared unconstitutional a practice that allowed Muslim men to instantly divorce their wives, in a decision applauded by gender-equality advocates.

· Police Shoot and Kill Suspected Terror Van Driver
Posted on Tuesday August 22, 2017
Spanish authorities said on Monday police shot the man they suspect of being the driver in Thursday’s attack in Barcelona, after confronting him outside the city wearing what appeared to be an explosive vest.

· Corruption Cases Cast a Pall Over Angola's Coming Vote
Posted on Tuesday August 22, 2017
Angolans go to the polls on Wednesday to pick their first new president in decades, but money-laundering and bribery cases in Portugal are raising questions about the ability of Africa’s No. 2 oil producer to tackle corruption and right its economy.

· Can the U.S. Scrap Its Trade Deal With South Korea?
Posted on Tuesday August 22, 2017
The U.S. and South Korea wrapped up fruitless talks over a trade agreement that protectionist Washington blames for an imbalance requiring the pact’s amendment or termination.

· Macron's Waning Support Shakes Bid to Overhaul French Economy
Posted on Tuesday August 22, 2017
As the young French president sets out to shake up France’s rigid labor market, he is losing the public support he may need to weather protests by the country’s powerful unions.

· Quake Rocks Italian Island of Ischia
Posted on Tuesday August 22, 2017
A 4.0-magnitude quake toppled homes and other buildings on the Italian resort island of Ischia, killing at least two people and leaving some 2,600 homeless.

· U.S. Steps Up Actions Against Chinese Firms Aiding North Korea
Posted on Tuesday August 22, 2017
U.S. federal prosecutors are preparing new actions targeting Chinese firms that are critical financial conduits for North Korea’s government, according to people familiar with the matter.


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