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Prosecutors Ask Judge to Delay Decision on Letting Stormy Daniels Join Cohen Case

Prosecutors Ask Judge to Delay Decision on Letting Stormy Daniels Join Cohen Case

U.S. prosecutors asked the judge overseeing review of evidence seized from Michael Cohen in an FBI raid to hold off ruling on whether Stormy Daniels can join the case.
‘Climate Change Is Real,’ Carmakers Tell White House in Letter

‘Climate Change Is Real,’ Carmakers Tell White House in Letter

Automakers urged the White House to cooperate with California officials in a coming rewrite of vehicle efficiency standards.
Boris Johnson Hints He Wants Tougher Sanctions Against Russians

Boris Johnson Hints He Wants Tougher Sanctions Against Russians

Britain is looking with envy at U.S. President Donald Trump’s freedom to hit wealthy Russians with tough sanctions in the aftermath of the Salisbury nerve agent poisoning.
Abe Rival Faults Plan to Fast-Track Changes to Japan’s Constitution

Abe Rival Faults Plan to Fast-Track Changes to Japan’s Constitution

A potential rival to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe criticized plans to tweak the anti-war provision of Japan’s constitution.
The Princes, the President and the Fortune Seekers

The Princes, the President and the Fortune Seekers

Washington (AP) -- After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, thought he was finally close to nailing
Malaysia’s Mahathir Races the Clock

Malaysia’s Mahathir Races the Clock

Mahathir Mohamad has been in a hurry since his shock election win in Malaysia.
Mexico's Anti-Populist Wins Debates, But He Can't Close Poll Gap

Mexico's Anti-Populist Wins Debates, But He Can't Close Poll Gap

Ricardo Anaya put in a strong performance in Mexico’s second presidential debate -- just as he had in the first one. But it’s probably too little, too late.
Trump Honors NASCAR Champion Martin Truex Jr. at White House

Trump Honors NASCAR Champion Martin Truex Jr. at White House

President Donald Trump is honoring NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing at the White House.
Democrats Target Trump ‘Self-Dealing’ as Midterm Election Theme

Democrats Target Trump ‘Self-Dealing’ as Midterm Election Theme

Democrats in Washington are zeroing in on Trump administration controversies and alleged corruption for their 2018 campaign message.
Manafort Argues Against Mueller's Reasons to Search Storage Unit

Manafort Argues Against Mueller's Reasons to Search Storage Unit

FBI agents overstepped their legal authority, Paul Manafort said in a court filing Monday.
Former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone Quits U.K. Labour Party

Former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone Quits U.K. Labour Party

The Corbyn ally had his membership suspended in 2016 after he described Hitler as a supporter of Zionism.
Rosenstein Will Let Congress See ‘Highly Classified’ Information, White House Says

Rosenstein Will Let Congress See ‘Highly Classified’ Information, White House Says

The Justice Department agreed to show congressional Republicans “highly classified” information they have demanded from the Russia probe, the White House said after Deputy Attorney General Rod
Trump Prohibits Purchase of Debts Owed to Venezuela, PDVSA

Trump Prohibits Purchase of Debts Owed to Venezuela, PDVSA

President Donald Trump increased pressure on Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro with an order prohibiting purchases of debts owed to the government, including to the crucial state-run oil company
Bannon Attacks Mnuchin Over U.S.-China Trade Talks

Bannon Attacks Mnuchin Over U.S.-China Trade Talks

Former Trump political strategist Steve Bannon condemned a weekend truce in the U.S. trade dispute with China. Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli spoke to Mr. Bannon in an exclusive interview on the phone and
New Jersey Heading for $2.4 Billion Shortfall in Murphy Spending Plan

New Jersey Heading for $2.4 Billion Shortfall in Murphy Spending Plan

New Jersey Treasurer Elizabeth Muoio said structural budget troubles are accelerating, and the state is on track for a $2.4 billion deficit if tax increases aren’t in place for the fiscal year that
Trump to Travel to New York for Speech on MS-13

Trump to Travel to New York for Speech on MS-13

President Donald Trump will travel to New York on Wednesday for a speech on immigration.
Bannon Condemns Mnuchin’s Trade Truce as China Giveaway

Bannon Condemns Mnuchin’s Trade Truce as China Giveaway

Former Trump political strategist Steve Bannon condemned a weekend truce in the U.S. trade dispute with China as a capitulation, signaling dissatisfaction among the president’s allies.
Twitter Bots Helped Trump and Brexit Win, Economic Study Says

Twitter Bots Helped Trump and Brexit Win, Economic Study Says

Twitter bots may have altered the outcome of two of the world’s most consequential elections in recent years, according to an economic study.
In Italy, a Novice Premier May Face Rival Puppet-Masters

In Italy, a Novice Premier May Face Rival Puppet-Masters

The way things are shaping up in Italy, the next prime minister will have to manage two heavyweight ministers with no power base of his own.