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Islamic State group wants to hit US, lawmakers warn Obama

WASHINGTON—Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants’ future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, two US lawmakers are warning.

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Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

HONG KONG—Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official’s speech on Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.

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Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan

TOKYO—Japanese government and business leaders pledged support on Monday for visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s effort to modernize his country’s economy.

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