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Trump Hails Nafta Talks With Mexico, Says Canada Must Wait

Trump Hails Nafta Talks With Mexico, Says Canada Must Wait

President Donald Trump said negotiations with Mexico on a new Nafta are “coming along nicely,” while telling Canada it will have to wait to re-enter the talks to modernize the three-nation trade pact
Collins Halts Campaign After Insider Trading Charges

Collins Halts Campaign After Insider Trading Charges

Republican Christopher Collins, an early backer of Donald Trump’s presidential bid, has suspended his re-election campaign for the U.S. House to fight charges he engaged in insider trading in the
Trump Calls Sessions ‘Missing in Action’ Over Russia Dossier

Trump Calls Sessions ‘Missing in Action’ Over Russia Dossier

Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on his own attorney general, calling Jeff Sessions “scared stiff and missing in action” as the president continued to question whether officials in his
Turkey, Iran, Russia All Feel Sanctions Pain: Weekend Reads

Turkey, Iran, Russia All Feel Sanctions Pain: Weekend Reads

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Iran and U.S. Won’t Meet at UN Summit in New York, Zarif Says

Iran and U.S. Won’t Meet at UN Summit in New York, Zarif Says

Iranian and U.S. officials won’t meet at the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said, as the Islamic Republic braces for the onset
Washington Girds for White Nationalist Rally in White House’s Shadow

Washington Girds for White Nationalist Rally in White House’s Shadow

Washington is bracing for a white nationalist rally that law enforcement agencies will try to prevent from descending into a melee like the one in Charlottesville, Virginia, that cast a shadow over
Trump Puts Turkey Alliance on the Line With Standoff Over Pastor

Trump Puts Turkey Alliance on the Line With Standoff Over Pastor

President Donald Trump’s latest move against Turkey has made an already bad relationship worse, raising the risk the U.S. may have to do without a longtime ally in the Middle East.
Erdogan Defiant While Turkey Slips Toward Financial Crisis

Erdogan Defiant While Turkey Slips Toward Financial Crisis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is showing no signs of backing down in a standoff with the U.S. that rattled markets. As investors worry about Turkey sliding toward a full-blown financial
French Cows Live to See Another Day Under Trump's Iran Sanctions

French Cows Live to See Another Day Under Trump's Iran Sanctions

Thousands of cows are stranded in the French countryside after President Donald Trump imposed new sanctions against Iran.
Russia Seethes After Velvet Revolutionary Strikes at Old Foes

Russia Seethes After Velvet Revolutionary Strikes at Old Foes

Three months after sweeping to power in Armenia’s peaceful “velvet revolution,” Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan is waging an unprecedented campaign against corruption that’s unnerved Russia and got
Avenatti in Iowa: When They Go Low, ‘We Hit Harder’

Avenatti in Iowa: When They Go Low, ‘We Hit Harder’

Clear Lake, Iowa (AP) -- Michael Avenatti, the self-styled provocateur taking on the president for porn actress Stormy Daniels, has told Iowa Democrats that the party needs a bare-knuckle fighter to
After Critical Book, Trump Calls Omarosa a ‘Lowlife’

After Critical Book, Trump Calls Omarosa a ‘Lowlife’

Bridgewater, N.J. (AP) -- President Donald Trump has one word to describe former White House staffer and fellow reality-TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman: "Lowlife."
Erdogan Warns Trump That Alliance Is at Risk as Tensions Climb

Erdogan Warns Trump That Alliance Is at Risk as Tensions Climb

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned the U.S. that its decades-long alliance with the country is at risk after rising political tensions between the two nations erupted and helped stoke a
China May Be Holding 1 Million Uighurs in Camps, UN Experts Say

China May Be Holding 1 Million Uighurs in Camps, UN Experts Say

China may be holding as many as one million members of its Muslim Uighur minority in “re-education” camps in its western region of Xinjiang, according to United Nations human rights experts.
Former Yankees Pitcher Admits Picking Up 20 Kilos of Cocaine

Former Yankees Pitcher Admits Picking Up 20 Kilos of Cocaine

Former Major League Baseball All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza pleaded guilty to possessing 20 kilograms (44 pounds) of cocaine with intent to distribute, federal prosecutors said.
Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing to Start September 4

Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing to Start September 4

Brett Kavanaugh’s U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearing will start Sept. 4, the Senate Judiciary Committee said Friday, as documents showed he once argued that President Bill Clinton shouldn’t be
How a Chauffeur Could Bring Down Argentina’s Political Elite

How a Chauffeur Could Bring Down Argentina’s Political Elite

A chauffeur’s notes could send dozens of Argentina’s political and business elites to prison. On Aug. 1, Argentine newspaper La Nacion published an investigation that detailed alleged bribes from
Accused Russian Hacker's Lawyers Say He May Be Mentally Ill

Accused Russian Hacker's Lawyers Say He May Be Mentally Ill

Attorneys for a Russian national accused of hacking U.S. technology companies want a psychiatric evaluation of Yevgeniy Nikulin to determine whether he’s mentally fit to face trial in January.
The Lottery Winner Running for Congress in California

The Lottery Winner Running for Congress in California

Gil Cisneros, congressional candidate in California's 39th district, discusses his run for office. He speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
American Workers Just Got a Pay Cut in Economy Trump Calls Great

American Workers Just Got a Pay Cut in Economy Trump Calls Great

President Donald Trump has presided over an accelerating economy and the lowest unemployment in years, but American workers still aren’t seeing it in their wallets.
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