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Tuesday, Jul 17

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McConnell Warns Russia Against Meddling, Floats New Sanctions

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Amid a bipartisan uproar over President Donald Trump’s praise of Vladimir Putin, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned Russia against meddling again in U.S. elections and said his chamber migh...

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U.S. Plans Uranium Import Probe That May Lead to Tariffs ...

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The Trump administration plans to open an investigation into whether uranium imports are harming national security, a move that could lead to tariffs on ...

G-20 Draft Statement Is on Track to Show Consensus After G ...

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Initial efforts to produce a consensus G-20 communique are on track and have faced no meaningful opposition from the U.S., according to a person with ...

Trump's Helsinki Walk-Back Doesn't Go Far Enough

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President Donald Trump today walked back, barely, some of what he said in Vladimir Putin's presence in Helsinki yesterday. He said he didn't mean to deny that Russia meddled in the 2016 election – he just got hung up on a double negative…

Treasury Struggles With House GOP on Foreign Investment ...

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Republican lawmakers and the Treasury Department are struggling to reach agreement on legislation to bolster national security reviews of foreign ...

May Fends Off Tory Rebellion on Customs Union: Brexit Update

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Theresa May fended off an attempt by pro-European Conservative rebels to keep open the option of Britain entering into a customs union with the European Union after Brexit. She earlier lost a vote forcing her to keep Britain within the…

Mueller Asks Manafort Judge to Immunize Five Witnesses ...

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller asked a judge to give immunity to five people who may testify at the bank-fraud trial starting next week against Paul ...

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Trump Reverses Summit Remarks, Saying He Accepts Russia Meddled in Election

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President Donald Trump said Tuesday he accepts the conclusion by U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election, marking a rare reversal from comments just a day e...

Trump Campaign Manager Says Facebook, Twitter Have Liberal ...

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Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign manager said Facebook and Twitter are inherently biased against the president and his supporters but that social media is ...

Putin Business Ally Says U.S. Firms Keen on Post-Summit ...

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After the drama of President Donald Trump’s widely criticized news conference with President Vladimir Putin, one agreement the two leaders reached on the ...

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San Franciscans Will Vote on Taxing Companies for Homeless ...

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San Francisco voters in November will decide whether to levy an additional tax on large businesses to fund homeless services, part of an expanding effort ...

Trudeau Says Support at Home Makes Him Optimistic About ...

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Justin Trudeau kept up his optimism for a renewal of Nafta, and praised Canadians for showing solidarity during tensions with the U.S. “We know we are ...

May Fends Off Attempt to Keep EU Customs Union Option Open ...

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Prime Minister Theresa May fended off an attempt by pro-European Conservative rebels to keep open the option of Britain entering into a customs union with ...

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A New Reason for Trump to Release His Tax Returns ...

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In case you've forgotten about them, President Donald Trump's personal income tax returns still matter. So do the Trump Organization's business ...

Mayor Lloyd Blankfein? Jon Corzine Says He’d Be ‘Very Good’

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Few executives wield more power over global capitalism than the head of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Fewer know what it’s like to leave that perch. Jon ...

EU Fights Urge to Fan Brexit Flames as Rebels Tear Into ...

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European Union governments will probably resist further inflaming the U.K.’s Brexit turmoil when they meet on Friday by saying they believe talks can ...

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Obama Decries Rise of ‘Politics of Fear and Resentment ...

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Former U.S. President Barack Obama decried mounting global inequality and the emergence of a political order based on fear and resentment, calling for ...

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France Shuts Its Moscow Export Office, Citing Russian ...

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France’s Foreign Ministry said it decided to shut down a Moscow outpost in charge of supporting businesses in Russia as local authorities hampered ...

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Four States Claim Federal Tax-Deduction Cap Infringes Rights

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Four Democratic-led northeastern states sued the Trump administration to invalidate the new $10,000 cap on the federal tax deduction for state and local taxes. New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Maryland claim the sweeping 2017 federal…

Buhari's Party Wins Nigerian State Election Marred by ...

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Nigeria’s ruling party won a gubernatorial vote in a key swing state, with reports of widespread bribery signaling the probable shape of the battle in ...

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As Cost of Trade War Grows, Farmers Remain With Trump—For Now

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President Donald Trump’s trade disputes with China, Mexico and Canada are already eroding the value of American agricultural production, with soybean growers alone expected to lose at least $3.2 billi...

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Pakistan's Bilawal Names Zardari as Candidate for Premier ...

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Pakistan Peoples Party co-Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said his father and former President Asif Ali Zardari will be the party’s candidate for prime ...

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Trump Praises Meeting With Putin Despite a Republican Backlash

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Donald Trump defended his handling of a meeting with Vladimir Putin after the U.S. president's equivocation on U.S. intelligence agencies triggered the most intense backlash from Republicans of anything he's done since winning election in…

Tuesday, Jul 3

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Fresh North Korean Weapon Gains Raise Pressure on Pompeo Trip

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Evidence of new efforts by Kim Jong Un to expand his nuclear arsenal shows the challenge facing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo when he returns to Pyongyang this week to seek a detailed disarmament plan. The moves illustrate how far…

Monday, Jul 2

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Trump’s Ineptitude Is No Joke - Bloomberg

It’s hard to imagine a better quick story summing up the Donald Trump administration than the one that broke Sunday night about a bill the White House ...

‘A Little Premature’ to Discuss U.S. Exit From WTO, Ross Says

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said it’s a “little premature” to discuss the U.S. withdrawing from the World Trade Organization as the Trump administration continues to look at ways to improve the global trade body. The “WTO knows some…

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Czech Support for EU Memberships Jumps, Countering ...

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For the first time in almost eight years, more than half of Czechs say that membership in the European Union is better than striking out on their own. A ...

Murphy Signs N.J. Budget After Last-Minute Deal Averts ...

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy enacted a $37.4 billion spending plan that will fund his progressive agenda by raising taxes on large corporations and ...

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Cohen Tells ABC `Family and Country First' in Russia Probe ...

President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer Michael Cohen said he puts "family and country first," in an interview with ABC News, suggesting he may ...

Squabbling Within Zimbabwe's Opposition May Weaken ...

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Bickering within Zimbabwe’s opposition alliance is weakening its chances of ousting the ruling party in this month’s elections, the southern African ...