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Salvini’s Ally (and Rival) Could Now Help Him Avoid Facing Trial

Salvini’s Ally (and Rival) Could Now Help Him Avoid Facing Trial

Italy’s Deputy Premiers Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini seem to fight over everything, but now, Di Maio may be set to throw his coalition partner and political rival a lifeline, helping him avoid a
Is Kim Jong Un Really Ready to Make a Deal?

Is Kim Jong Un Really Ready to Make a Deal?

Tokyo (AP) -- President Donald Trump used his biggest stage of the year to announce a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
POT Ticker Generates Frenzy as WHO Softens Stance on Marijuana

POT Ticker Generates Frenzy as WHO Softens Stance on Marijuana

Little illustrates the mania for cannabis investments better than the unprecedented demand over the stock symbol POT, but new recommendations from the World Health Organization suggest some of that
U.S. Envoy for North Korea Arrives in S. Korea for Talks: Yonhap

U.S. Envoy for North Korea Arrives in S. Korea for Talks: Yonhap

Stephen Biegun, the U.S. special representative for North Korea, arrived in South Korea on Sunday for working-level talks on a proposed second summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, Yonhap News
May ‘Determined’ to Leave EU on Time in March: Brexit Update

May ‘Determined’ to Leave EU on Time in March: Brexit Update

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May insists she’s “determined” to deliver Brexit “on time,” on March 29, despite ministers in her own Cabinet suggesting a delay could be needed. She promised to return to
Guinea Reports First Confirmed Case of Lassa Fever

Guinea Reports First Confirmed Case of Lassa Fever

Guinea’s government has reported one case of 35-year-old man with Lassa fever in the central town of Mamou, some 260-kilometers from the country’s capital of Conakry.
Egypt Lawmakers Seek to Extend El-Sisi Term to at Least 2024

Egypt Lawmakers Seek to Extend El-Sisi Term to at Least 2024

A group of lawmakers is expected on Sunday to propose extending the presidential term to six years, a move that would allow Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to stay in office at least until 2024.
Putin Joins Trump in Finding Ways to Ease Deripaska's Pain

Putin Joins Trump in Finding Ways to Ease Deripaska's Pain

Oleg Deripaska has seen the post-sanctions future of his global aluminum empire and it’s full of Russian footbridges and fighting vehicles.
U.S. Asks Venezuelan Military to Defend Democracy, Constitution

U.S. Asks Venezuelan Military to Defend Democracy, Constitution

National Security Adviser John Bolton tells Venezuelan military leaders to defend the South American’s country constitution and uphold democracy, according his Twitter post in Spanish.
Powell Marks One Year on the Job as Federal Reserve Turns Dovish

Powell Marks One Year on the Job as Federal Reserve Turns Dovish

Jerome Powell this week marks his first year as chairman as the Federal Reserve under pressure to deliver on the commitment of his opening day to explain “what we are doing and why we are doing it.”
Venezuela's Guaido Seeks Talks With China, Morning Post Reports

Venezuela's Guaido Seeks Talks With China, Morning Post Reports

Juan Guaido, named interim president by Venezuela’s National Assembly, is ready to talk to Chinese officials “as soon as possible” to establish a “productive and mutually beneficial relationship,” the
Australia Removes Last Asylum-Seeker Children From Detention

Australia Removes Last Asylum-Seeker Children From Detention

Australia has removed the last asylum-seeker children from detention on the remote island of Nauru, ending one of the most contentious parts of the nation’s border-protection policy.
White House Taps Ronny Jackson for Promotion to Two-Star Admiral

White House Taps Ronny Jackson for Promotion to Two-Star Admiral

Rear Admiral Ronny L. Jackson has been nominated by the White House for promotion to two-star admiral, months after his bid to become Veterans Affairs chief derailed when the Pentagon opened an
Brazil Senate Chooses Pro-Reform Backbencher as Its Speaker

Brazil Senate Chooses Pro-Reform Backbencher as Its Speaker

Brazilian senators chose a pro-government backbencher as their chief on Saturday, potentially boosting President Jair Bolsonaro’s reformist agenda but leaving questions over the administration’s
Feud Between U.S. Allies Deepens as Trump Sits on Sidelines

Feud Between U.S. Allies Deepens as Trump Sits on Sidelines

President Donald Trump’s desire to put “America first” has fostered new disputes between the U.S. and its allies. In Asia, old rivalries are also roaring back.
Deutsche Bank Denied Trump Loan During 2016 Campaign, NYT Says

Deutsche Bank Denied Trump Loan During 2016 Campaign, NYT Says

Deutsche Bank AG denied a loan to then-candidate Donald Trump during his 2016 presidential campaign, the New York Times reports.
An Investor's Guide to Trump's State of the Union

An Investor's Guide to Trump's State of the Union

Clues on trade policy are likely to be top of mind for stocks investors watching President Trump’s State of the Union speech Tuesday. Trade remarks may influence equity sectors from footwear to auto
Italy's Lender Favors a Single Network to Boost Economic Growth

Italy's Lender Favors a Single Network to Boost Economic Growth

Italy’s state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti favors a single ultra-fast landline network for a country that lags behind its European peers in terms of Internet speed.
VA Digitizing Vietnam Combat Data to Speed Mental Health Claims

VA Digitizing Vietnam Combat Data to Speed Mental Health Claims

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is planning to digitize its Vietnam-era combat records in a bid to speed the verification of claims over mental health issues for aging vets.
New Democracy Maintains Steady Lead Over Syriza in Greek Poll

New Democracy Maintains Steady Lead Over Syriza in Greek Poll

Greece’s main opposition New Democracy party would win elections if they were held now, according to a Metron Analysis poll for To Vima newspaper.