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Subsidies for Huawei Gear Would Be Banned Under FCC Proposal

Subsidies for Huawei Gear Would Be Banned Under FCC Proposal

Regulators set a vote on preventing U.S. government subsidies from being spent on gear from Huawei Technologies Co., ratcheting up pressure on the Chinese supplier already targeted as a security risk
Lockheed to Get $34 Billion for F-35 as Pentagon Announces Award

Lockheed to Get $34 Billion for F-35 as Pentagon Announces Award

The Pentagon announced a final agreement with Lockheed Martin Corp. on the biggest contract yet for the next-generation F-35 jet.
Court Hearing Scheduled for Witness: Impeachment Update

Court Hearing Scheduled for Witness: Impeachment Update

A former deputy national security adviser didn’t comply with a subpoena to testify on Monday morning to the three House committees leading the impeachment probe against President Donald Trump --
Jokowi’s Mega Indonesia Coalition Imperils Tough Reform Pledge

Jokowi’s Mega Indonesia Coalition Imperils Tough Reform Pledge

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has signaled he will form a unity government that could even include bitter election rivals, a move that may clear the path for tougher reforms he’s pledged to unveil.
Political Risk Is Alive in Latin America as Protests Spread

Political Risk Is Alive in Latin America as Protests Spread

Latin America, the traditional poster child for political risk in financial markets, is back as a source of concern for investors.
Buttigieg Eyes 35% Corporate Tax Rate to Fund Health Plan

Buttigieg Eyes 35% Corporate Tax Rate to Fund Health Plan

Pete Buttigieg would pay for his $1.5 trillion health-care plan by rolling back President Donald Trump’s corporate tax cut to return the rate to 35% and allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices,
Trump’s Allies Craft List of Potential Mulvaney Replacements

Trump’s Allies Craft List of Potential Mulvaney Replacements

Some of Donald Trump’s closest associates are assembling a roster of possible replacements if the president decides to replace Mick Mulvaney, his acting chief of staff, said three people close to the
North Macedonia Sets Date for Snap Election After EU Talks Fail

North Macedonia Sets Date for Snap Election After EU Talks Fail

North Macedonia’s political parties agreed to hold a snap election on April 12 as Prime Minister Zoran Zaev seeks support after the European Union rejected giving a start date for accession talks.
Hong Kong’s Lam to Visit Japan as Protest Violence Continues

Hong Kong’s Lam to Visit Japan as Protest Violence Continues

Hong Kong protesters unleashed another wave of destruction on the city, setting fires and wrecking shops in a pattern of violence that has taken root after 20 weeks of demonstrations, and as Chief
Bolivia Heads to Polls in Test of Evo Morales’ Popularity

Bolivia Heads to Polls in Test of Evo Morales’ Popularity

Bolivians headed to the polls on Sunday as President Evo Morales seeks to avoid a run-off election in his bid for a fourth term.
Warren to Release Plan for Funding Health Care: Campaign Update

Warren to Release Plan for Funding Health Care: Campaign Update

Elizabeth Warren announced on Sunday that “over the next few weeks” she will release the details of how she intends to pay for her most expensive policy proposal: Medicare for All.
The Secretive Election of the World’s Top Nuclear Peacekeeper

The Secretive Election of the World’s Top Nuclear Peacekeeper

When the head of the world’s nuclear watchdog died in July, his death was kept secret for four days. Many people didn’t even know Yukiya Amano was sick. The process that will see his post finally
Syria Shows Risks of U.S. Withdrawal for Europe: Irrelevance

Syria Shows Risks of U.S. Withdrawal for Europe: Irrelevance

Asked if the European Union hadn’t exposed its impotence during Turkey’s recent military offensive inside Syria, French President Emmanuel Macron was blunt in his response: “I share your outrage.”
Pompeo, Graham Back Trump Approach to Turkey Syria Incursion

Pompeo, Graham Back Trump Approach to Turkey Syria Incursion

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo led the defenders of President Donald Trump’s handling of Turkey’s incursion into Syria, saying Sunday that a cease-fire is holding and that U.S. goals in the Middle
U.K. Starts ‘No-Deal’ Brexit Preparations as EU Poised to Delay

U.K. Starts ‘No-Deal’ Brexit Preparations as EU Poised to Delay

The U.K. accelerated its preparations to leave the European Union without an agreement on Oct. 31 as the bloc was reportedly poised to give Prime Minister Boris Johnson more time, if he needs it, to
Impromptu Raves and Other Offbeat Moments From Lebanon’s Revolt

Impromptu Raves and Other Offbeat Moments From Lebanon’s Revolt

Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Lebanon for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday, demanding the removal of a political elite they say has lined its pockets at the nation’s
How Germany Deflected Pressure to Spend and Even Won an Ally

How Germany Deflected Pressure to Spend and Even Won an Ally

Germany backed further off a full-scale economic stimulus at a meeting of global finance chiefs, a remarkable outcome given relentless calls for action from Europe, the U.S. and international
Trump Wanted to Put on ‘Best Show’ at Doral, Mulvaney Says

Trump Wanted to Put on ‘Best Show’ at Doral, Mulvaney Says

Donald Trump still sees himself as being in the hospitality business, said Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, adding that the president made the “right decision” to reverse course
Worst Baku Clashes in Years Followed by Claims of Critic's Abuse

Worst Baku Clashes in Years Followed by Claims of Critic's Abuse

The political fallout of rare anti-government demonstrations is spreading in Azerbaijan, with the European Union issuing a warning and an opposition leader saying he was beaten up by riot police
China Urged to Curb Risky Lending to Vulnerable Pacific Nations

China Urged to Curb Risky Lending to Vulnerable Pacific Nations

China should put the brakes on its lending in the South Pacific to avoid lumping economically vulnerable nations with unsustainable debt, according to a report released by an Australian think tank.