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Trump Changes Tune on Dollar After Talking Down the Currency

Trump Changes Tune on Dollar After Talking Down the Currency

President Donald Trump looks to have changed his tune on the U.S. dollar -- at least for now.
Turkish Finance Minister Rules Out Capital Controls as Policy Option

Turkish Finance Minister Rules Out Capital Controls as Policy Option

Turkey won’t impose capital controls to support the battered lira, Finance and Treasury Minister Berat Albayrak told 6,000 investors in a global conference call held to bolster confidence in the
Sweden's Government Bumps Up Growth Forecasts as Election Nears

Sweden's Government Bumps Up Growth Forecasts as Election Nears

With the general election just three weeks away, Sweden’s Social Democratic government on Thursday kicked off its traditional planning meeting by raising the economic growth forecast.
Wave of Afghan Attacks Signals Taliban Seeks Upper Hand in Talks

Wave of Afghan Attacks Signals Taliban Seeks Upper Hand in Talks

The Taliban has reasserted itself with a wave of attacks across Afghanistan that have killed hundreds in the past week, complicating plans for a possible cease-fire and providing deadly leverage
Vajpayee, Who Turned India Into Nuclear-Armed Nation, Dead at 93

Vajpayee, Who Turned India Into Nuclear-Armed Nation, Dead at 93

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the former prime minister who transformed India into a nuclear-armed nation and ignited a weapons race in South Asia, died Thursday.
Brennan Scorns Trump for ‘Hogwash’ in Denying Russian Collusion

Brennan Scorns Trump for ‘Hogwash’ in Denying Russian Collusion

Former Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan said President Donald Trump’s claims that no one in his campaign colluded with Russians during the 2016 election are "hogwash" and decried the
The Latest on Brennan’s Revoked Security Clearance

The Latest on Brennan’s Revoked Security Clearance

Washington (AP) -- The Latest on former CIA Director John Brennan (all times local):
Italy to Limit Review of Atlantia's Genoa Bridge Concession

Italy to Limit Review of Atlantia's Genoa Bridge Concession

The Italian government could start the process of withdrawing Autostrade per l’Italia’s highway license as soon as Thursday, though the review will be limited to the area where the fatal Genoa bridge
Trump Picks a Horse in Europe's Election Race

Trump Picks a Horse in Europe's Election Race

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Duterte May Hand Reins to Only Son of Philippine Dictator Ferdinand Marcos

Duterte May Hand Reins to Only Son of Philippine Dictator Ferdinand Marcos

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte could resign to make way for the son of ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos if a legal challenge to the 2016 vice presidential election is upheld.
Markets Should Stop Panicking Over Brexit, Duncan Smith Says

Markets Should Stop Panicking Over Brexit, Duncan Smith Says

Iain Duncan Smith, a former leader of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party and a leading Brexiteer, urged investors to calm down as he accused financial markets of overreacting to negative
Trump’s Tariffs Will Make Fixing Your Car More Expensive

Trump’s Tariffs Will Make Fixing Your Car More Expensive

Hopkins Manufacturing Corp. may shift its China supplier network to factories in Taiwan. Multi Parts has stopped hiring new employees. AutoZone Inc. and O’Reilly Automotive Inc. plan to raise prices.
In Lady Liberty’s Shadow, Builders Eye N.J. Playground for Rich

In Lady Liberty’s Shadow, Builders Eye N.J. Playground for Rich

Lady Liberty, raising her torch above New York Harbor, welcomes the world’s poor. Below that flame, New Jersey may make a near-priceless swath of taxpayer-owned parkland into a playground for the
Mali President Keita Secures Second Term in Landslide Win

Mali President Keita Secures Second Term in Landslide Win

Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita secured a second five-year term after beating former Finance Minister Soumaila Cisse in the Aug. 12 runoff election by a landslide.
Merkel Enters Fray to Calm Turkey Turmoil

Merkel Enters Fray to Calm Turkey Turmoil

Angela Merkel is reminding Turkish President Erdogan that he has a potential ally in his country's biggest economic partner. The leaders arranged a meeting of their finance ministers on a phone call
Somalia President Shakes Up Security Posts Amid Islamist Threat

Somalia President Shakes Up Security Posts Amid Islamist Threat

Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed reshuffled key security officials including the army chief, a move authorities said is part of a new strategy to quell a wave of attacks by
One Year Later, Nafta Lives On, Resisting Trump’s Trade Wrath

One Year Later, Nafta Lives On, Resisting Trump’s Trade Wrath

President Donald Trump has made no secret that he wanted the North American Free Trade Agreement gone. A year of on-again-off-again negotiations without a clear view of an endgame has demonstrated the
Trump’s Speeches Feature Mystery Men the White House Won’t Name

Trump’s Speeches Feature Mystery Men the White House Won’t Name

One of the biggest supporters of President Donald Trump’s trade policies, according to the president, is the unnamed chief executive officer of a mystery company.
GOP Mega-Donor Struggles to Find a Winner in Midterm Races

GOP Mega-Donor Struggles to Find a Winner in Midterm Races

One of the top donors to conservative candidates and causes in the U.S. isn’t having much luck swaying elections.
Erdogan Moves to Shore Up Alliances as U.S. Standoff Deepens

Erdogan Moves to Shore Up Alliances as U.S. Standoff Deepens

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan moved to shore up alliances in Europe and the Middle East, easing pressure on the battered lira, as the standoff between Turkey and the U.S. deepened.