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Russia, U.S. Congress, Brexit: Your Friday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. The curious case of an American charged with espionage, a new session of the U.S. Congress and a plan to return art to Africa. Here’s the latest: American accused of spying in Russia An American citizen has been …

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First Career Goal Gives Islanders an Overtime Win

Devon Toews scored his first N.H.L. goal 1 minute 48 seconds into overtime Thursday night as the surging Islanders edged the Chicago Blackhawks, 3-2, in Uniondale, N.Y. Toews, who was playing in his fifth career game, put back the rebound of his own shot to give the Islanders their fifth …

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U.S. Auto Sales Put Up a Big Number, but Show Signs of Strain

Beyond the domestic market, automakers face other potential challenges. The potential tremors from an economic slowdown in China became more palpable this week as Apple slashed its financial forecast, citing disappointing iPhone sales there. Lower consumer spending in China could hurt G.M., Ford, Toyota and other automakers because they now …

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