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Merkel, Social Democrats Work Out Coalition Deal

German lawmakers have arrived at a deal to form a coalition government, more than two months after the country's elections. After marathon negotiations on Tuesday, officials from Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party and the center-left Social Democrats (SPD) finalized an agreement to form a "grand coalition" that will establish a mandatory minimum wage and streamline some banking policies. “The result is good for our country and has a...

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