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An investor looks at screens showing stock market movements at a securities company in Beijing on July 14, 2015.        (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Took on the Fed, but What Can He Do About Apple?

American companies and markets are suffering collateral damage from U.S. trade war with China.

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How Do You Flee a Country Without Leaving It?

5 ways Edward Snowden can smuggle himself out of the Moscow airport.

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Why Is It So Hard to Identify the World’s Rape Capital?

How it's possible for Botswana and Sweden to top a global ranking of rape.

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Ice Removal

How easy is it to fence $50 million worth of stolen diamonds?

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Paging Bruce Willis

Whose job is it to stop an asteroid from hitting the Earth?

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What Exactly Is ‘Non-Lethal’ Aid?

Anything not designed to kill. But that doesn't mean it can't be used for bloody ends.

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Atmosphere of Distortion

When is it OK to blame climate change for a heat wave?

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Can Poor People Open a Swiss Bank Account?

Bad news: You need more than a passport, some pocket change, and a healthy disdain for the IRS.

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Gimme Shelter

So, how do you take refuge in an embassy, anyway?

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How Do You Prove Someone’s a Witch in Saudi Arabia?

Call the religious police's Anti-Witchcraft Unit and get them to set up a sting operation.

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What Makes Credit Rating Agencies Issue a Downgrade?

It all depends on if the country is able to pay its debts, and whether it's willing to.

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