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Poland Picks Ex-Banker as Fifth Finance Minister Since July

Poland Picks Ex-Banker as Fifth Finance Minister Since July

A Polish national flag flies above the presidential palace beyond a statue of King Stanislaw Poniatowski in Warsaw, Poland, on Monday, June 16, 2014. Poland may be forced to hold an early ballot as a
Steven Bannon Says He Saw Roger Stone as Link to WikiLeaks

Steven Bannon Says He Saw Roger Stone as Link to WikiLeaks

Steve Bannon, the chief executive of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, told a jury that he saw the longtime Republican operative and Trump champion Roger Stone as the campaign’s “access
Lula Returns to the Fray With Release From Brazilian Jail

Lula Returns to the Fray With Release From Brazilian Jail

Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva walked out of jail and back into Brazil’s political spotlight after a high-profile court decision reversed rules for imprisoning convicts.
Buttigieg Proposes Hiking Capital Gains Tax: Campaign Update

Buttigieg Proposes Hiking Capital Gains Tax: Campaign Update

Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign is proposing increases in the capital gains tax to pay for $2.1 trillion of domestic spending he outlined earlier Friday.
India’s Top Court Hands Bitterly Disputed Ayodhya Site to Hindus

India’s Top Court Hands Bitterly Disputed Ayodhya Site to Hindus

India’s top court handed Hindus complete ownership of a controversial plot of land for construction of a temple in the northern city of Ayodhya, an order that may deepen religious polarization in the
Trump Sows Doubt on Trade Talks With Pushback on Tariff Unwind

Trump Sows Doubt on Trade Talks With Pushback on Tariff Unwind

President Donald Trump said that the U.S. hasn’t agreed to roll back all tariffs on China, muddying hopes raised by China and even some of his own aides that the U.S. was ready to lift some tariffs to
Attack Near Canadian Mine in Burkina Faso Kills 38 People

Attack Near Canadian Mine in Burkina Faso Kills 38 People

Scores of people are still missing after Wednesday’s attack near a Canadian-owned mine in Burkina Faso in which 38 people were killed, the worst such incident in the West African nation struggling to
Trump Courts 2020 Black Vote Betting Job Gains Draw Support

Trump Courts 2020 Black Vote Betting Job Gains Draw Support

Donald Trump has alienated large swathes of minority communities during his presidency, but he thinks he has an argument to win some of them over in the 2020 election: the economy.
U.K. State to Return to 1970s Size Under Election Spending Plans

U.K. State to Return to 1970s Size Under Election Spending Plans

U.K. government spending is heading for a return to levels not seen for four decades regardless of who triumphs in the upcoming election, according to the Resolution Foundation think tank.
Facing Down Facebook, Lagarde’s Message for Berlin: Brussels Edition

Facing Down Facebook, Lagarde’s Message for Berlin: Brussels Edition

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Abe, Moon Break Ice After Worst Japan-South Korea Fight in Years

Abe, Moon Break Ice After Worst Japan-South Korea Fight in Years

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed in their first meeting in 14 months to ease tensions, according to the South Korean presidential office.
TSMC to Keep Supplying Huawei, Quashes Talk of U.S. Pressure

TSMC to Keep Supplying Huawei, Quashes Talk of U.S. Pressure

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. will continue making chips for Huawei Technologies Co., after Taiwan’s government denied a report that Washington asked it to lean on the semiconductor giant to
Singapore Bans E-Scooters From Sidewalks After Injury Spike

Singapore Bans E-Scooters From Sidewalks After Injury Spike

Singapore banned electric scooters from footpaths after a string of injuries from collisions with pedestrians.
‘Significant’ Progress Made on Asia Trade Deal: Asean Update

‘Significant’ Progress Made on Asia Trade Deal: Asean Update

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the Trump administration remained “fully committed” to the Indo-Pacific, amid questions over U.S. strategy in the region fueled by the president’s absence from a
Ramaphosa’s Challenge May Be Bigger Than That Faced by Mandela

Ramaphosa’s Challenge May Be Bigger Than That Faced by Mandela

When Nelson Mandela came to power in 1994, he faced the challenge of uniting a nation divided by apartheid and healing an economy shattered by sanctions and mismanagement.
French President Macron Will Visit China This Week

French President Macron Will Visit China This Week

Charlotte Roule, vice president at the EU Chamber of Commerce in China, discusses the France-China trade relationship and what’s likely to happen when President Emmanuel Macron visits China later this
China-Friendly Veteran Mulls Taiwan Election Bid, Boosting Tsai

China-Friendly Veteran Mulls Taiwan Election Bid, Boosting Tsai

Tsai Ing-wen’s chances of being re-elected as Taiwan’s president received a boost as one of Taiwan’s most senior China-friendly politicians appears set to enter the election, potentially sapping votes
Predictive Models on the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

Predictive Models on the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

Bloomberg's Jodi Schneider discusses predictive models that focus only on the economy (and not on scandals) that project that Trump would win the 2020 presidential election if the economy remained in
Chinese State Media Reiterates ‘Core Concerns’ After Trade Call

Chinese State Media Reiterates ‘Core Concerns’ After Trade Call

Chinese state media reiterated the nation’s core demands in trade talks with the U.S., including the removal of all punitive tariffs, after top negotiators spoke on the phone last week.