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Meet the 14-Year-Old Running for Governor of Vermont

Meet the 14-Year-Old Running for Governor of Vermont

Burlington, Vt. (AP) -- One of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn't old enough to vote, let alone drive.
Billionaire Steyer Adding $10 Million to Trump Impeachment Drive

Billionaire Steyer Adding $10 Million to Trump Impeachment Drive

Billionaire Tom Steyer plans to spend an additional $10 million on helping Democrats take control of the House by attempting to drive up turnout among infrequent voters motivated by the idea of
Manafort Must Decide on Defense as Mueller Wraps Up Case

Manafort Must Decide on Defense as Mueller Wraps Up Case

Prosecutors for Special Counsel Robert Mueller are expected to conclude their case Monday as the bank- and tax-fraud trial of Paul Manafort enters its third week.
U.S. to Return Two Philippine Church Bells Seized a Century Ago

U.S. to Return Two Philippine Church Bells Seized a Century Ago

The U.S. will return a set of church bells to the Philippines seized as war booty by American soldiers more than a century ago as it looks to mend ties with firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte.
Italy's Salvini Blocks Migrant Rescue Ship Again as Spain Balks

Italy's Salvini Blocks Migrant Rescue Ship Again as Spain Balks

Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini told a humanitarian ship carrying 141 migrants rescued Friday off the coast of Libya that “it can go anywhere, but not Italy,” setting up another clash with
Firm Tied to ‘Putin’s Chef’ Loses Challenge to Mueller

Firm Tied to ‘Putin’s Chef’ Loses Challenge to Mueller

A federal judge denied a motion by a Russian catering company to have an indictment against it dismissed on the grounds that Special Counsel Robert Mueller was unlawfully appointed by Deputy Attorney
Rupee Breaches 70 a Dollar as Turkey Rout Complicates RBI's Job

Rupee Breaches 70 a Dollar as Turkey Rout Complicates RBI's Job

There’s not a moment of respite for India’s inflation-targeting central bank.
Tunisia’s President Says Women Should Have Equal Inheritance Rights

Tunisia’s President Says Women Should Have Equal Inheritance Rights

Tunisia’s president backed a call for women to be granted equal inheritance rights, breaking with a legal code followed in many Muslim nations that strongly favors male heirs and has been at the
Omarosa Calls for Trump's Impeachment And Offers to Aid Mueller

Omarosa Calls for Trump's Impeachment And Offers to Aid Mueller

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman said President Donald Trump should be impeached, the latest escalation in an ongoing feud between two former reality TV stars.
Italian Populists Fight Contagion From Turkish Markets

Italian Populists Fight Contagion From Turkish Markets

With investors turning against the nationalist government in Turkey, the populists running Italy are trying to make sure they aren’t next in line.
Norway’s Fisheries Minister Steps Down After Iran Trip With Girlfriend

Norway’s Fisheries Minister Steps Down After Iran Trip With Girlfriend

Per Sandberg, Norway’s fisheries minister, stepped down after failing to comply with government guidelines during a private trip to Iran over the summer.
Israeli Finance Minister Expects Election in Early 2019

Israeli Finance Minister Expects Election in Early 2019

Israel’s finance minister said he expects elections to be moved up to early next year amid haggling over a military enlistment bill opposed by the ultra-Orthodox parties.
‘I Love Trump for That’: Colombian Rival of U.S. Window Makers Revels in Tariffs

‘I Love Trump for That’: Colombian Rival of U.S. Window Makers Revels in Tariffs

President Donald Trump’s tariffs on aluminum imports are giving Colombian window-exporter Tecnoglass Inc. a leg up on its U.S. competition.
South African Treasury Says No Bailout Approved for State Firms

South African Treasury Says No Bailout Approved for State Firms

South Africa’s National Treasury denied that the government has approved a bailout package of 59 billion-rand ($4.1 billion) for state-owned companies.
Iran Unveils New Missile for Program Targeted by Trump

Iran Unveils New Missile for Program Targeted by Trump

Iran unveiled a new generation of missiles at a ceremony on Monday, expanding a program cited by the Trump administration as one justification for its decision to reimpose sanctions.
Trump’s New Order: Tariffs as Foreign Policy Weapon

Trump’s New Order: Tariffs as Foreign Policy Weapon

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German Diesel Woes Prompt Record in Exports of Second-Hand Cars

German Diesel Woes Prompt Record in Exports of Second-Hand Cars

Where German drivers of diesel cars see a problem, consumers in Italy and Austria see an opportunity.
These Are the Five European Banks in Focus on Lira: Street Wrap

These Are the Five European Banks in Focus on Lira: Street Wrap

European banks drop for a second day, particularly those with exposure to Turkey, as the lira slumps for a fourth day to a record low. Analysts see four to five banks most exposed and expect capital
With One Eye on Syria, Israel Reluctantly Seeks Gaza Truce

With One Eye on Syria, Israel Reluctantly Seeks Gaza Truce

As public pressure mounts on Israeli leaders to crush rocket barrages from the Gaza Strip, they’re opting to try the diplomatic route while a greater threat looms: Iran’s presence in postwar Syria.

South African Court Rules Chief Prosecutor Must Be Replaced

South Africa’s top court ruled that the appointment of the nation’s chief prosecutor, Shaun Abrahams, was invalid because his predecessor was unlawfully removed from office, and ordered President