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Trump Tempers His Optimism on North Korea: ‘Only Time Will ...

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President Donald Trump tempered his optimism on North Korea on Sunday, saying that “only time will tell” how things turn out a month ahead of possible ...

German SPD Elects First Woman Leader as Divisions Linger

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Germany’s Social Democrats elected the party’s first ever chairwoman, but struggled to heal divisions that span everything from Russia and the European ...

South America's Star Economic Performer Heads to the Polls

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Paraguay heads to the polls on Sunday, with voters set to elect a new Congress and a new president in one of the fastest-growing economies in South America ...

Trump Hails `Big Progress' as Kim Vows to Extend Freeze on Tests

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U.S. President Donald Trump hailed “big progress” as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged to halt nuclear testing, a largely symbolic gesture that appeared aimed at softening the ground for talks between the two leaders. Kim told a…

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May Is Said to Face Cabinet Pressure Over Brexit Customs ...

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Theresa May is battling to avert a rebellion inside her own party amid fears of euroskeptic Tories that she will break her promise to take the U.K. out of ...

IMF to Probe Role of Advanced Economies in Feeding ...

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The IMF will review the role advanced nations play in bribery and other forms of corruption as part of a revised framework on governance around the world ...

Afghan Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 31 in Kabul - Bloomberg

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Kabul, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Islamic State suicide bomber carried out an attack at a voter registration center in the capital Kabul on Sunday, killing 57 ...

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Iran Signals Respect From Trump Could Help Free U.S ...

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif suggested a show of respect from President Donald Trump could help yield a prisoner swap. “It is a ...

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Minerals Glut Crushes Independence Dreams as Greenland ...

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With their dream of commodity riches dead in its icy waters, voters on the world’s largest island will focus on the mundane when they head to the polls ...

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Berlusconi Praises Partner Salvini Amid Rift in Italian ...

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Silvio Berlusconi sought to mollify League chief Matteo Salvini after a rift opened up between the two Italian center-right party leaders. The ex-premier ...

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Stormy Daniels’s Former Lawyer Cooperating in Cohen Probe

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The former attorney for two women who claim they were paid to keep quiet about having sex with Donald Trump before he was elected president is cooperating ...

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US Hints at China Truce as World Warns of Trade-War Threat

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he's considering a trip to China amid a trade dispute with Beijing that finance chiefs warn could derail the global economic upswing. Mnuchin speaks during a briefing at the IMF spring meetings…

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Macron May Be Europe's Best Chance to Avert Trump's Trade Threat

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France's Emmanuel Macron lands in Washington Monday with a mission to take the edge off Donald Trump's “America First” foreign policy, for Europe at least. As Macron arrives for the first state visit of Trump's presidency, the U.S. leader…

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World Bank Moves Closer to Capital Boost as U.S. Drops ...

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The World Bank won support from its member countries for a $13 billion capital increase, with the U.S. dropping its objection as the lender imposes ...

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Sylvester Stallone Prompts Trump to Consider Jack Johnson ...

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President Donald Trump is considering a full, posthumous pardon for Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight boxing champion, who was convicted of ...

Saturday, Apr 21

Mnuchin Says He's Considering Trip to China Amid Trade ...

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he’s considering a trip to China, adding that he’s “cautiously optimistic” of reaching an agreement ...

Kim Shifts Gear to Economy as North Korea Ditches Nuclear Tests

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Kim Jong Un's suspension of North Korean nuclear tests has strings attached. The leader's statement at a ruling party meeting on Friday includes a pledge to seek a “favorable” international environment for economic development so that he…

CIA Defends Haspel’s Role in Destruction of Tapes - Bloomberg

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The Central Intelligence Agency declassified a 2011 memo by then-Deputy Director Michael Morell on his decision not to discipline Gina Haspel -- President ...

North Korea Says to Dismantle Nuclear Site, Stop Weapons ...

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North Korea has achieved its goal of developing nuclear weapons and is suspending further nuclear or intercontinental ballistic missile tests, its state ...

Friday, Apr 20

Trump Slams OPEC as Cartel Pushes Harder for High Oil Prices

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U.S. President Donald Trump slammed OPEC for inflating oil prices after the cartel showed a willingness to further tighten crude markets. “Looks like OPEC is at it again,” Trump said on Twitter, not long after energy ministers finished…

DNC Sues Trump Campaign, WikiLeaks, Russia Over Election Interference

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The Democratic National Committee sued Russia, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks claiming widespread interference in the 2016 election as part of a "brazen attack on American democracy." The civil lawsuit could force President Donald…

Comey Memos Show Trump Sought Loyalty, End to Probe ...

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President Donald Trump praised James Comey for his honorable conduct during the 2016 campaign, sought out his loyalty, and asked the FBI director to let go ...

Trump Adds Giuliani to Legal Team After FBI Raid on Cohen ...

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Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani joined President Donald Trump’s personal legal team, adding a trusted ally and veteran prosecutor to a group that has ...

Thursday, Apr 19

Manafort Suspected of Serving as ‘Back Channel’ to Russia, DOJ Says

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s interest in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort stemmed in part from his suspected role as a “back channel” between the campaign and Russians intent on meddling in the election, a Justice…

Rosenstein Tells Trump He's Not a Target in Mueller, Cohen Probes

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told President Donald Trump last week that he isn't a target of any part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation or the probe into his longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, according to several…

Trump Says He'll Abandon Kim Talks If They're Not 'Fruitful'

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President Donald Trump said he'll abandon plans for an unprecedented summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un if he decides it won't be successful -- or walk out of the meeting if it's not productive while he's there. “If we don't think…

Trump Trades `Fire and Fury' for Diplomacy to Set Up Kim ...

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President Donald Trump is methodically laying the groundwork for a landmark meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a sharp contrast to the haphazard ...

Wednesday, Apr 18

White House Says Pompeo Opponents Are Undermining North ...

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The White House is pressuring Senate Democrats to back Mike Pompeo as secretary of state, arguing that failing to do so would undercut talks with North ...

Trump and Kim May Meet in Sweden or Switzerland, Sources Say

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Sweden and Switzerland are among the places the White House is considering for an unprecedented summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to people familiar with the matter. Trump confirmed on…

A Spy Chief’s Covert Mission to Kim’s Kingdom - Bloomberg

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Here Are Nine Potential Locations for the Trump-Kim Summit

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U.S. President Donald Trump said five locations are under consideration for his planned meeting in “early June or before” with North Korea leader Kim ...

Tuesday, Apr 17

Kudlow Says TPP Reconsideration Is More of a ‘Thought Than ...

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White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow downplayed the possibility the U.S. would enter into negotiations to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade ...

Comey Responds to Trump: ‘This Is Not Some Tin-Pot ...

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President Donald Trump’s comments that ousted FBI Director James Comey belongs in jail are "dangerous" and threaten a "tin-pot dictatorship," the former ...

Republicans Aim to Keep Money Flowing After Wynn, Cohen Controversies

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Donors poured money into GOP coffers in the first part of this year, but their loyalty may be tested in coming months by turmoil at the Republican National Committee after the resignations of two top fundraising officials and a criminal…

Trump Loses Initial Bid to Review Cohen Records Seized by ...

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President Donald Trump suffered a setback as a federal judge rejected his initial request to keep prosecutors from reviewing evidence seized last week from ...