What's News: World-Wide -- WSJ

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China and the U.S. clashed over a U.S. push to blacklist cargo ships for violating North Korea sanctions, including a vessel seized by South Korea.

A New York City fire that killed 12 people began with a 3-year-old playing with stove burners.

Protests across Iran against high prices and unemployment continued for a second day.

An attack on a church near Cairo killed at least nine, the latest assault targeting Egypt's Christians.

Israel intercepted rockets fired from Gaza that appeared to target a ceremony for a slain Israeli soldier.

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Pence is amassing a war chest through a PAC he created and giving money to Republican candidates.

Russia and Turkey signed a deal for Ankara to buy an antiaircraft system.

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December 30, 2017 02:47 ET (07:47 GMT)