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How Deutsche Bank Hired Its Way to the Top in China

Playbook Lesson 1: Lavish the political elite with gifts Deutsche Bank handed out gifts totaling more than $200,000 to Chinese officials, their relatives and the executives of top state-owned companies, the documents show. Mr. Jiang, the president at the time, received a Bang & Olufsen sound system. The premier, Mr. …

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The Amelia Earhart Mystery Stays Down in the Deep

For two weeks in August, a multimillion-dollar search from air, land and sea sought to solve the 80-year mystery of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance. Robert Ballard, the ocean explorer famous for locating the wreck of the Titanic, led a team that discovered two hats in the depths. It found debris from …

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South Korean Politician Resigns After Weeks of Protests

SEOUL, South Korea — A key ally of President Moon Jae-in of South Korea on Monday stepped down as justice minister, handing a victory to South Koreans who have been holding enormous rallies for weeks demanding his removal. The minister, Cho Kuk, has been plagued by allegations of ethical lapses …

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