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Trump and Putin Agreed That Iran Should Exit Syria, Official Says

Trump and Putin Agreed That Iran Should Exit Syria, Official Says

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s July summit in Helsinki was largely dominated by discussion of the crisis in Syria and Iran’s role in the conflict, according to a U.S.
Imran Khan Wins Lawmaker Vote to Become Pakistan Premier

Imran Khan Wins Lawmaker Vote to Become Pakistan Premier

Imran Khan won a lawmaker vote on Friday to secure Pakistan’s premiership, promising to probe the nation’s soaring debt and start a “ruthless accountability” program.

City Clarifies Its Street Is Named After Paul Manafort Sr.

New Britain, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut city has tweaked its sign for Paul Manafort Drive because the name agitated some residents.
Manafort Jury Asks Judge to Redefine ‘Reasonable Doubt’

Manafort Jury Asks Judge to Redefine ‘Reasonable Doubt’

Jurors at the fraud trial of Paul Manafort ended their first day of deliberations by asking the judge the central question at the heart of every criminal trial -- what is reasonable doubt?
Trump Says Farmers Are Starting to Do Well. The Data Says Otherwise

Trump Says Farmers Are Starting to Do Well. The Data Says Otherwise

President Donald Trump said Thursday that American farmers are starting to prosper. But recent data tell a different story.
Brazil’s Elections Have Lowest Female Representation Since 2010

Brazil’s Elections Have Lowest Female Representation Since 2010

The percentage of women running in Brazil’s October election is the smallest in eight years, and barely above what’s required by law.
Pompeo Sets Up ‘Iran Action Group’ to Press Sanctions Campaign

Pompeo Sets Up ‘Iran Action Group’ to Press Sanctions Campaign

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo announced the creation of a group responsible for ramping up economic and political pressure on Iran now that President Donald Trump has withdrawn from the 2015
Trump Blasted 3-D Guns But U.S. Isn't Fighting to Stop Them

Trump Blasted 3-D Guns But U.S. Isn't Fighting to Stop Them

The Trump administration is pushing in court for unfettered public access to blueprints for making guns with 3-D printers even after the president tweeted that they don’t "seem to make much sense."
Heat Surrounding Alex Jones Grows as Pirate Radio Outlet Fined

Heat Surrounding Alex Jones Grows as Pirate Radio Outlet Fined

Right-wing provocateur Alex Jones has had programming knocked off Facebook, Google and other online platforms after it was deemed hate speech. Now the operators of a Texas radio station in his Texas
‘Golden Chainsaw’ Winner Brings Liberal Agenda to Brazil’s Left-Wing Ticket

‘Golden Chainsaw’ Winner Brings Liberal Agenda to Brazil’s Left-Wing Ticket

In another example of the unpredictable nature of Brazil’s presidential race, a senator who describes herself as a center-right liberal is the vice-presidential pick of a left-winger who sends shivers
Senate Unanimously Says Press Isn’t ‘Enemy of the People’

Senate Unanimously Says Press Isn’t ‘Enemy of the People’

The Republican-led Senate unanimously adopted a resolution saying the press “is not the enemy of the people” and instead plays a “vital and indispensable” role to inform the electorate, an indirect
Kudlow Says 'We Are Crushing It' on Economy

Kudlow Says 'We Are Crushing It' on Economy

Lawrence Kudlow, White House economic adviser, comments on the state of the U.S. economy during a Cabinet meeting with President Donald Trump. (Source: Bloomberg)
Queen of Soul Also Leaves a Powerful Civil Rights Legacy

Queen of Soul Also Leaves a Powerful Civil Rights Legacy

(AP) -- Aretha Franklin, who was born and rose to fame during the segregation era and went on to sing at the inauguration of the first black president, often used her talent, fortune and platform to
Senators Accuse Trump Administration of Losing Migrant Children

Senators Accuse Trump Administration of Losing Migrant Children

Senators of both parties on Thursday accused the Trump administration of losing track of some migrant children taken into the government’s custody, rejecting U.S. officials’ denials.
Trump Pushes China for Better Deal With Trade Talks Set to Resume

Trump Pushes China for Better Deal With Trade Talks Set to Resume

President Donald Trump prodded China to offer more at the bargaining table as the two countries prepared for their first major negotiation in more than two months in an effort to head off an all-out
Ex-Education Sec. Duncan Says Guns Are Valued More Than Children

Ex-Education Sec. Duncan Says Guns Are Valued More Than Children

Arne Duncan, former U.S. Education Secretary under President Obama and author of "How Schools Work," discusses his concerns about education in America. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of
Security Clearance Should Be Revoked for All Who Leave Gov't, Ex-FBI Asst. Dir. Says

Security Clearance Should Be Revoked for All Who Leave Gov't, Ex-FBI Asst. Dir. Says

Bill Gavin, former FBI assistant director, comments on President Donald Trump revoking former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on
Trump Opposes Letting Deported Parents Return to Get Their Kids

Trump Opposes Letting Deported Parents Return to Get Their Kids

The Trump administration said it’s willing to send migrant children separated from their parents during a border crossing crackdown back to their native countries, but doesn’t want parents who’ve been
Omarosa Says Trumps Offered Her $15,000 a Month for Her ‘Silence’

Omarosa Says Trumps Offered Her $15,000 a Month for Her ‘Silence’

Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law Lara Trump offered former aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman $15,000 a month to work for the president’s 2020 campaign after she was fired from the White House, according to
The Paul Manafort Jury Has Started Deliberating. Here Are the Charges

The Paul Manafort Jury Has Started Deliberating. Here Are the Charges

The fate of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, is in the hands of 12 jurors in Alexandria, Virginia. After a trial that began July 31, the jury began deliberating