What's News: World-Wide -- WSJ

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Several GOP senators expressed doubts about the tax bill, possibly to strengthen their negotiating positions before a compromise plan set to be released Friday.

Deutsche Bank earlier this year flagged around $30 million in potentially suspicious transactions as part of an internal inquiry into Manafort-related dealings.

Two FBI employees who used to work for Mueller and drew GOP criticism for texts insulting Trump also took aim at other prominent figures.

The U.S. displayed what officials said were Iranian-made missiles, drones and other weapons as proof of Tehran's growing military influence in the Mideast.

The latest round of Syrian peace talks ended with no progress toward a settlement and no pause in government offensives.

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China and South Korea pledged to work together to counter North Korea's nuclear program, resetting ties.

Putin praised Trump while offering few specific solutions to Russia's domestic problems in his year-end press conference.

A GOP congressman from Texas facing sexual-harassment allegations said he won't run for re-election.

An Indonesian court rejected a bid to ban sex outside marriage and gay sex.

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December 15, 2017 02:47 ET (07:47 GMT)