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Maybe North Korea doesn't want to make nice after all

North Korea ... immigration ... Gaza protests ... North Carolina teachers ... Tom Wolfe view in browser

Japan slumps; Starbucks doubles down in China; Macy's earnings

1. Japan's growth streak ends: The world's third biggest economy contracted at an annualized rate of 0.6% in the first quarter of 2018, according to government data published Wednesday. The slump follows eight consecutive quarters of growth, the longest expansion Japan has achieved since the late 1980s.   Where U.S. stocks are heading Dow Futures   Nasdaq Futures   S&P Futures -13.00   +0.50   -0.50 -0.05%   +0.01%   -0.02%