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Ex-Aide to Roger Stone Held in Contempt for Refusing to Testify

Ex-Aide to Roger Stone Held in Contempt for Refusing to Testify

A former aide to Roger Stone, a longtime adviser to President Donald Trump, has been found in contempt of court by a federal judge for refusing to testify before a grand jury hearing evidence in the
Boehner Says He’d Do Trade Differently Than Trump

Boehner Says He’d Do Trade Differently Than Trump

Des Moines, Iowa (AP) -- Former Republican House Speaker John Boehner says his party has an uphill climb in its goal to hold the majority.
In Book, Omarosa Says Trump Is a Bigot, Behaved 'Like a Dog'

In Book, Omarosa Says Trump Is a Bigot, Behaved 'Like a Dog'

Bridgewater, N.J. (AP) -- Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman claims in a new book that there are tapes of President Donald Trump using racial slurs and that she saw him behaving "like
Erdogan Buying Time and Won't Avoid Crisis, Peterson Inst.'s Kirkegaard Says

Erdogan Buying Time and Won't Avoid Crisis, Peterson Inst.'s Kirkegaard Says

Jacob Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics senior fellow, discusses collapse of the Turkish lira with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of
Chile Debates Legalizing Euthanasia

Chile Debates Legalizing Euthanasia

Chile is fast ditching its reputation as South America’s most conservative and Catholic country, with lawmakers now discussing whether to make it the second nation in the region to legalize
Israeli Troops Killed Palestinian Medic at Gaza Protest, Official Says

Israeli Troops Killed Palestinian Medic at Gaza Protest, Official Says

Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian paramedic who was tending to casualties at an anti-Israel protest in the Gaza Strip on Friday, a Gaza Health Ministry official said.
The Latest on Kansas’s GOP Gubernatorial Primary

The Latest on Kansas’s GOP Gubernatorial Primary

Topeka, Kan. (AP) -- The Latest on the unsettled Republican primary race between Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer and Secretary of State Kris Kobach (all times local):
D.C. Police and Protesters Brace for White Nationalist Rally

D.C. Police and Protesters Brace for White Nationalist Rally

Washington (AP) -- Government and police officials in the nation's capital say they are confident the city can manage this weekend's planned white nationalist rally without violence.
Zimbabwe’s Opposition Files Court Papers Challenging Vote Result

Zimbabwe’s Opposition Files Court Papers Challenging Vote Result

Zimbabwe’s main opposition alliance filed court papers challenging the results of last week’s presidential election.
Trump Targets a Doubling of Turkey Metals Tariffs as Ties Worsen

Trump Targets a Doubling of Turkey Metals Tariffs as Ties Worsen

President Donald Trump ordered the doubling of steel and aluminum tariffs against Turkey, roiling global markets as relations between the NATO allies hit a new low.
Manafort Jury Hears of Quick Loan, Cabinet Request: Trial Update

Manafort Jury Hears of Quick Loan, Cabinet Request: Trial Update

Prosecutors for Special Counsel Robert Mueller were expected to offer their final four witnesses at the bank and tax fraud trial of Paul Manafort on Friday, but the proceedings were delayed for a
Trump Chides NFL Players ‘at It Again’ in Kneeling During Anthem

Trump Chides NFL Players ‘at It Again’ in Kneeling During Anthem

President Donald Trump called for players in the National Football League who kneel during the national anthem to be suspended without pay, reigniting the row after members of several teams knelt or
Euro Traders Await More Signs of Turkey Pain With Banks at Risk

Euro Traders Await More Signs of Turkey Pain With Banks at Risk

There is little sign that the euro is about to turn around its rough patch against the dollar as concerns over the exposure of the region’s banks to Turkey ratchet up and bund yields slide back toward
Shooting in Canadian City Leaves 4 Dead, Including 2 Police

Shooting in Canadian City Leaves 4 Dead, Including 2 Police

Toronto (AP) -- A shooting in a small Canadian city Friday that left four people dead, including two police officers who were responding to a call of shots fired, struck a nerve in a country that has
It’s Open Season In Saudi Arabia on Everything Canadian

It’s Open Season In Saudi Arabia on Everything Canadian

It’s open season in the Saudi media for all things Canadian.
U.S. to Review Cooperation With Zambia After Zimbabwean Fracas

U.S. to Review Cooperation With Zambia After Zimbabwean Fracas

The U.S. said it will review “certain aspects” of its cooperation with Zambia after the southern African nation denied asylum to senior Zimbabwean opposition leader, Tendai Biti.
China State Researcher Predicts End to Child Birth Restrictions

China State Researcher Predicts End to Child Birth Restrictions

A Chinese government researcher called for lifting limits on the number of children a family can have, in the latest sign that policy makers are considering ending decades of restrictive birth-control
Turkish Meltdown a Test for Global Leaders: Balance of Power

Turkish Meltdown a Test for Global Leaders: Balance of Power

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Diplomacy in the Trump Era

Diplomacy in the Trump Era

Peter Trubowitz, professor of international relations at London School of Economics, discusses how the Trump administration is using sanctions as a key foreign policy and diplomacy tool. He speaks on
For Puerto Rico, Dream of Financial Recovery Masks Grim Reality

For Puerto Rico, Dream of Financial Recovery Masks Grim Reality

Slowly and painfully, Puerto Rico is inching toward what passes for a financial recovery on the bankrupt and devastated island.