What's News: World-Wide -- WSJ

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The Alabama Senate race entered its final days with Democrat Jones trying to mobilize voters and Republican Moore leading in polls but facing a call from the state's senior senator for GOP voters to avoid him.

California's largest wildfire blazed into new terrain, forcing evacuations in two Santa Barbara County communities.

Pockets of anger surfaced in the Middle East and Asia over Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but riots petered out in the Palestinian territories.

Conservatives said repealing the ACA's individual mandate will have less impact than predicted because of a rising number of exemptions.

Although Trump's overall approval ratings have hit record lows, he is getting significantly higher marks for his handling of the economy.

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After driving Islamic State-linked fighters from Marawi, the Philippines must rebuild and resettle nearly 400,000 people.

Iraq said it had retaken the last pockets of territory held by Islamic State in the country.

Some high-income business owners could face marginal tax rates exceeding 100% under the Senate's tax bill.

Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party swept local elections after an opposition boycott and allegations of pro-government bias.

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December 11, 2017 02:47 ET (07:47 GMT)