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Not-so-sweet home Alabama: The tussle for Jeff Sessions’s senate seat

Main image:  WHO’S the Trumpiest of them all? For the Republicans in Alabama vying for Jeff Sessions’s old senate seat, vacated after Donald Trump appointed him attorney-general, that is the most important question. In last year’s election, 62% of voters in Alabama cast their ballot for Mr Trump. Among those likely to vote in the Republican primary on August 15th, he boasts an approval rating of 85%. Rather than meaty policy questions, perceived closeness to the president will in all likelihood be a decisive factor as voters go to the polls next week.Polling suggests that three candidates have a...

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Seconds out: The North American Free-Trade Agreement renegotiation begins

Print section Print Rubric:  Renegotiation of North America’s trade rules gets under way Print Headline:  Seconds out Print Fly Title:  Trade talks UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  How Trump has a feeble grasp of what it means to be president Fly Title:  Seconds out Main image:  20170819_FNP003_0.jpg THE North American Free-Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a 23-year-old trade deal between America, Mexico and Canada, is being revamped. On August 16th, after months of threats, taunts and tweets, the first round of talks started in Washington. The negotiators face a daunting challenge, straddling domestic and foreign policy. They must please their...

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Dynastic equilibrium: China modernises its monetary policy

Print section Print Rubric:  Citing an ancient emperor, China modernises its interest-rate system Print Headline:  Dynastic equilibrium Print Fly Title:  Chinese monetary policy UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  How Trump has a feeble grasp of what it means to be president Fly Title:  Dynastic equilibrium QIN SHIHUANG was the emperor who first unified China, through bloody conquest more than two millennia ago. Known for starting the Great Wall and burying scholars alive, he has a new claim to fame: the central bank has drawn on his construction of a national road system to help explain its new monetary...

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Satellites: Space dust kills satellites like tiny atom bombs

Print section Print Rubric:  Micrometeoroids kill satellites by blasting them with radiation Print Headline:  Dusty death Print Fly Title:  Satellites UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  How Trump has a feeble grasp of what it means to be president Fly Title:  Satellites Main image:  The repair man is here The repair man is here HOW is a speck of dust like an atom bomb? It sounds like a child’s riddle. But the answer may explain the fate of many satellites that have failed prematurely in orbit over the years. For the riddle to work, the speck must be travelling...

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When will Brazil’s future arrive?: Investors seem confident that an economic recovery is under way

Print section Print Rubric:  Investors seem confident that the worst is over for Brazil. But there is plenty that could still hamper a fragile recovery Print Headline:  When will the future arrive? Print Fly Title:  Brazil’s economy UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  How Trump has a feeble grasp of what it means to be president Fly Title:  When will Brazil’s future arrive? Location:  SÃO PAULO Main image:  20170819_AMD001_1.jpg AFTER a grinding two-year recession, the longest in Brazil’s history, a recovery has been slow to materialise. The IMF expects GDP growth of just 0.3% this year. The joblessness rate...

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