This would mark the first financial investment by the U.S. military into commercial-scale rare earths production since the Manhattan Project.
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Suu Kyi tell U.N.'s top court charge of Rohingya genocide is 'misleading'
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday rejected accusations of genocide committed against her country's Muslim Rohingya minority as "incomplete and misleading", and said the case should not be heard by the U.N.'s highest court.
Mexican businesses want clarity on details of USMCA trade deal
After the initial euphoria had subsided, Mexican business leaders emerged bruised and resigned to a new stricter trade deal with the United States and Canada that could usher in more intrusive enforcement of labor rules in Mexico.
U.S. grounds Saudi pilots, halts military training after base shooting
The Pentagon announced on Tuesday it was halting operational training of all Saudi Arabian military personnel in the United States until further notice after a Saudi Air Force lieutenant shot and killed three people last week at a base in Florida.
U.S. inflation firms in November; Fed seen on hold
U.S. consumer prices increased solidly in November, which together with labor market strength could support the Federal Reserve's intention not to cut interest rates again in the near term after reducing borrowing costs three times this year.
S&P 500, Nasdaq set to open higher; Home Depot to pressure Dow
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes were set to open slightly higher on Wednesday, with investors awaiting the Federal Reserve's decision on monetary policy, while losses in Home Depot looked set to pressure the Dow Jones index.
With Netanyahu's fate in question, Israel poised for new election
Israel headed on Wednesday toward a third national election in less than a year with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing the fight of his life for political survival after a criminal indictment.
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