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Putin Woos Turkey as Erdogan Spars With Trump

Putin Woos Turkey as Erdogan Spars With Trump

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Erdogan to Boycott iPhones as Turkey’s Feud With U.S. Escalates

Erdogan to Boycott iPhones as Turkey’s Feud With U.S. Escalates

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to boycott iPhones in a demonstration of defiance as the U.S. held firm to its demand that Turkey release an evangelical pastor and Turkish executives called for
Saudi Prince Faces U.K. Jail Sentence Amid Loan Fight

Saudi Prince Faces U.K. Jail Sentence Amid Loan Fight

A Saudi prince faces jail in the U.K. for flouting English contempt laws in the latest stage of a long-running dispute over a loan agreement with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake.
Lula's Party Launches All-Out Push for His Brazil Candidacy

Lula's Party Launches All-Out Push for His Brazil Candidacy

His supporters are descending on Brazil’s capital by the busloads, his lawyers wage legal battles, and his party stages hunger strikes, sit-ins, and news conferences in defense of his right to bid for
California Ponders Plan B If Trump Wins Opener in Tailpipe Fight

California Ponders Plan B If Trump Wins Opener in Tailpipe Fight

Even as California professes optimism in its legal fight against President Donald Trump’s rollback of tailpipe emissions limits, the state is eyeing a fallback plan that could test how much its
Russia Probe Exploited by Both Parties to Raise Campaign Cash

Russia Probe Exploited by Both Parties to Raise Campaign Cash

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation hasn’t yet become a top issue for most voters. But when it comes to fundraising, Democrats and Republicans battling for control of Congress in

Nigerian Lawmakers Delay Discussion of Election Budget

Nigerian lawmakers said they postponed a scheduled discussion of the budget required for next year’s elections because the report to be considered isn’t ready.
More Than 80 Cars Burned by Youths in Southern Sweden Overnight

More Than 80 Cars Burned by Youths in Southern Sweden Overnight

More than 80 cars were set ablaze in cities across southwestern Sweden overnight as groups of masked youths threw stones and started fires in what may have been a coordinated action.
U.K. Police Search Houses in Probe of Parliament Terror Attack

U.K. Police Search Houses in Probe of Parliament Terror Attack

U.K. police are searching three houses in the middle of the country as part of a counter-terrorism probe into a car attack on Parliament Tuesday that left pedestrians and cyclists injured.
Fox News Segment Draws Angry Reaction From Danish Government

Fox News Segment Draws Angry Reaction From Danish Government

A Fox Business item characterizing Denmark as a socialist dystopia has drawn an angry response from politicians from the Nordic country.
Turkey Warned Again About Pastor

Turkey Warned Again About Pastor

President Trump's top national security aid is said to have warned Turkey's ambassador that the U.S. has nothing further to negotiate until a detained American pastor is freed, signaling a standoff
‘Blue Wave’ to Be Tested in Key Midwestern Primaries

‘Blue Wave’ to Be Tested in Key Midwestern Primaries

St. Paul, Minn. (AP) -- Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising newcomer
Turkey Crisis Tests Putin's Powers in Global Game With U.S.

Turkey Crisis Tests Putin's Powers in Global Game With U.S.

Turkey’s political conflict with the U.S. and the crisis engulfing its currency offer a golden opportunity for Russian President Vladimir Putin to try to pry a key geopolitical swing state away from
Eastern Europe's Biggest Economies Dip as Boom Starts Fading

Eastern Europe's Biggest Economies Dip as Boom Starts Fading

The boom that began to take hold four years ago in Europe’s ex-communist east is fading.
Trump, Citing TV Producer, Says Racial Slur Tape Doesn't Exist

Trump, Citing TV Producer, Says Racial Slur Tape Doesn't Exist

U.S. President Donald Trump said the creator of “The Apprentice” confirmed that there was no tape in which Trump uttered a racial slur, as former White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman has charged
Manafort Turned to Kushner in Bid to Get Banker a Trump Job

Manafort Turned to Kushner in Bid to Get Banker a Trump Job

Paul Manafort turned to Jared Kushner for help in an attempt to secure a Trump administration job for a Chicago banker at the center of Manafort’s fraud trial.
Maduro to End Cheap Gasoline for All Venezuelans This Week

Maduro to End Cheap Gasoline for All Venezuelans This Week

President Nicolas Maduro took to the airwaves Monday night to tell Venezuelan drivers that the days of being able to fill up their tanks with some of the cheapest gasoline in the world were over.
NATO's East Is Rearming, But It's Because of Putin, Not Trump

NATO's East Is Rearming, But It's Because of Putin, Not Trump

Donald Trump has taken credit for a rise in military spending by NATO states, but in the alliance’s eastern reaches, it’s his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, who’s driving the rearming effort.
Woman Behind Ellison Allegations Says She Won’t Release Video

Woman Behind Ellison Allegations Says She Won’t Release Video

St. Paul, Minn. (AP) -- The woman who accused Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison of once abusing her while they were dating says she won't share alleged video footage of the incident.
NASA Administrator Supports Trump’s ‘Space Force’ Proposal

NASA Administrator Supports Trump’s ‘Space Force’ Proposal

New Orleans (AP) -- NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine expressed full support Monday for President Donald Trump's proposed military "Space Force" but added that it will have a role separate from NASA.