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Pawlenty's Minnesota Loss Caps Political Career With a Thud

Pawlenty's Minnesota Loss Caps Political Career With a Thud

St. Paul, Minn. (AP) -- Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's bid to win his old job back fizzled Tuesday as the two-time governor who had harshly criticized Donald Trump late in the 2016 presidential
There’s a Good Chance to Reach a Nafta Deal This Month, Says Mexico Business Envoy

There’s a Good Chance to Reach a Nafta Deal This Month, Says Mexico Business Envoy

The U.S., Mexico and Canada have a good opportunity to reach a Nafta agreement this month, and getting there will depend on the political flexibility of the Trump administration, according to the top
EPA Doubted Fuel-Economy Freeze Would Save Lives as Claimed

EPA Doubted Fuel-Economy Freeze Would Save Lives as Claimed

The Trump administration’s environmental protection and transportation safety agencies sparred for months over a plan to ease vehicle efficiency and emissions standards, debating whether it would
Mueller's Probe Is Legit But There's No Evidence of Trump Guilt, Rep. Costello Says

Mueller's Probe Is Legit But There's No Evidence of Trump Guilt, Rep. Costello Says

Ryan Costello, a Pennsylvania Republican, discusses Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. He speaks with
Canada Moves Toward Potential Safeguard Tariffs on Steel Imports

Canada Moves Toward Potential Safeguard Tariffs on Steel Imports

Justin Trudeau’s government is taking a key step toward imposing potential new tariffs and quotas on certain steel imports, with his finance chief saying a surge in foreign steel may be disrupting the
Manafort's Defense Team Rests Without Calling Witnesses

Manafort's Defense Team Rests Without Calling Witnesses

Paul Manafort’s legal team rested its case on Tuesday, setting the stage for closing arguments before the judge hands the case to jurors for a verdict. Bloomberg's Andrew Harris reports on "Bloomberg
Alphabet Makes a $375 Million Bet on Obamacare Startup Oscar

Alphabet Makes a $375 Million Bet on Obamacare Startup Oscar

Alphabet Inc. is putting $375 million into Obamacare startup Oscar Health, the latest health-care investment from Google’s parent company.
Paul Manafort Defense Rests Without Calling Any Witnesses

Paul Manafort Defense Rests Without Calling Any Witnesses

Paul Manafort’s legal team rested its case on Tuesday, setting the stage for closing arguments before the judge hands the case to jurors for a verdict.
Salvini Points Finger at EU After Italian Bridge Disaster Kills 35

Salvini Points Finger at EU After Italian Bridge Disaster Kills 35

Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini and his allies seized on the collapse of a bridge in northern Italy to question whether their country should respect European Union budget constraints.
Merkel Says Turkey's Turmoil Shows Value of Shared Euro Currency

Merkel Says Turkey's Turmoil Shows Value of Shared Euro Currency

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pointed to the euro as a valuable defense against the type of currency speculation riling Turkey.
New Jersey Republican Locked in Dead Heat for Re-Election, Poll Says

New Jersey Republican Locked in Dead Heat for Re-Election, Poll Says

Representative Tom MacArthur, a New Jersey Republican, is locked in a close race with Democratic challenger Andy Kim, as a district split along partisan lines keeps the contest at a statistical dead
A Quick Kosovo Deal? ‘Forget About It,’ Serbia’s President Says

A Quick Kosovo Deal? ‘Forget About It,’ Serbia’s President Says

Serbia’s president abandoned his plan to forge a quick deal on repairing ties with Kosovo after German Chancellor Angel Merkel said there would be no redrawing of borders in the Balkans.
Avenatti Says He Backs ‘Basic’ Medicare for All, Legalizing Marijuana

Avenatti Says He Backs ‘Basic’ Medicare for All, Legalizing Marijuana

Washington (AP) -- Michael Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of adult film star Stormy Daniels, offered some details on his policy views Tuesday as he weighs an
Six European Nations Reach Deal to Receive Rescued Migrants

Six European Nations Reach Deal to Receive Rescued Migrants

Six European Union countries agreed to receive migrants from the Aquarius, a boat seeking a safe port to land 141 people picked up from the Mediterranean Sea, government leaders said.
Trump Campaign Says Omarosa Violated Non-Disclosure Agreement

Trump Campaign Says Omarosa Violated Non-Disclosure Agreement

President Donald Trump’s campaign accused former aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman on Tuesday of violating a non-disclosure agreement after she released a new book about her time in the White House.
Manafort Jury Set to Hear Final Arguments: Trial Update

Manafort Jury Set to Hear Final Arguments: Trial Update

Paul Manafort and his legal team face a choice on Tuesday of whether to present defense witnesses in his trial on fraud charges. Manafort, 69, may simply elect to offer no witnesses and is unlikely to
Norway to Tamp Down on Oil Spending After Wealth Fund Deposits

Norway to Tamp Down on Oil Spending After Wealth Fund Deposits

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg is ready to start reining in oil spending after the government began putting money back into the sovereign wealth fund again.
Trump Calls Omarosa a ‘Dog’ and a ‘Crazed, Crying Lowlife’

Trump Calls Omarosa a ‘Dog’ and a ‘Crazed, Crying Lowlife’

President Donald Trump continued heaping insults at fired aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman Tuesday, calling her a "dog" in addition to “a crazed, crying lowlife” and praising Chief of Staff John Kelly
Trump Urges ‘Toughness and Strength’ After Parliament Car Crash

Trump Urges ‘Toughness and Strength’ After Parliament Car Crash

President Donald Trump said authorities in London need to take a tougher stance in the fight against terrorism, after an attack outside Parliament that injured two people early Tuesday morning.
Brexit Sees Number of EU Workers in U.K. Fall at Record Pace

Brexit Sees Number of EU Workers in U.K. Fall at Record Pace

Further evidence that Brexit is deterring European Union workers emerged in figures published Tuesday