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China's Lessons for Mexico on Trump: Dig In and Keep It Personal

China's Lessons for Mexico on Trump: Dig In and Keep It Personal

As Mexico faces up to the prospect of a protracted trade struggle with President Donald Trump, China has lessons to offer its fellow Group of 20 member.
Trump Says He’ll Decide on Next China Tariffs After G-20

Trump Says He’ll Decide on Next China Tariffs After G-20

U.S. President Donald Trump said he’ll decide whether to enact tariffs on another $325 billion in Chinese imports after the Group of 20 summit at the end of the month in Japan, where he’s expected to
Training Rollover Kills West Point Cadet, Injures Many

Training Rollover Kills West Point Cadet, Injures Many

A vehicle loaded with West Point cadets on summer training overturned in rough, wooded terrain Thursday, killing one cadet and injuring several others, the U.S. Military Academy said.
Rights Group Corrects Report Tying Megvii to Xinjiang Police

Rights Group Corrects Report Tying Megvii to Xinjiang Police

Human Rights Watch has withdrawn an assertion from a May report that linked rising Chinese AI star Megvii and its facial recognition software to an app used in controversial mass surveillance in the
Rivals in Race to Succeed May Set Out Their Brexit Plans

Rivals in Race to Succeed May Set Out Their Brexit Plans

The runners to succeed Theresa May as British prime minister have set out their rival plans to negotiate Brexit, with a focus on persuading the Irish government and the European Union to shift their
Memes And WhatsApp Videos Are Ammo in Brazil Pension ‘War’ Room

Memes And WhatsApp Videos Are Ammo in Brazil Pension ‘War’ Room

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters have set up a nerve center aimed at influencing social media debate over his ambitious pension reform proposal.
New Tumult in Algeria as Council Scraps Slated Presidential Vote

New Tumult in Algeria as Council Scraps Slated Presidential Vote

Algeria’s Constitutional Council on Sunday effectively scrapped a planned July 4 presidential vote, injecting new uncertainty into an already rocky political transition following the ouster of
Pentagon Chief Sees No Need to Probe USS John McCain Incident

Pentagon Chief Sees No Need to Probe USS John McCain Incident

The Pentagon doesn’t need to investigate a White House directive for the U.S. Navy to move the warship USS John S. McCain from view before President Donald Trump’s recent trip to Japan, Acting Defense
Iraqi Court Sentences 2 French IS Member to Death

Iraqi Court Sentences 2 French IS Member to Death

An Iraqi judicial official says a court in Baghdad has sentenced two French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group.
May's Replacements Set Out Brexit Alternatives: Brexit Update

May's Replacements Set Out Brexit Alternatives: Brexit Update

The candidates to succeed Theresa May as prime minister have been setting out their alternative Brexit strategies. Former U.K. Universities Minister Sam Gyimah is a surprise runner, pitching himself
Trump’s Huawei Problem: Asia Doesn’t Want U.S. to Kneecap China

Trump’s Huawei Problem: Asia Doesn’t Want U.S. to Kneecap China

Smoking cigarettes at Singapore’s Shangri-La Hotel, the site of Asia’s most prominent annual defense forum, members of China’s military found themselves surprisingly upbeat this weekend.
Merkel Coalition Partner Quits, Putting Ruling Bloc at Risk

Merkel Coalition Partner Quits, Putting Ruling Bloc at Risk

The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partner stepped down in a surprise move that puts into question the survival of the government itself.
Pompeo Says U.S. Ready to Talk to Iran Without Preconditions

Pompeo Says U.S. Ready to Talk to Iran Without Preconditions

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the Trump administration would be ready to negotiate with Iran without preconditions, even as an American fighter bomber and aircraft carrier practiced strike
Italy’s Tria Says Leaked Letter to EU Hurts Negotiations

Italy’s Tria Says Leaked Letter to EU Hurts Negotiations

Italian Finance Minister Giovanni Tria said a leaked draft of his letter to the European Commission responding to its concerns about the country’s debt load damages negotiations with Brussels.
Israel Responds to Rocket Fire on Golan Launched From Syria

Israel Responds to Rocket Fire on Golan Launched From Syria

Israeli fighter jets and attack helicopters struck a number of military targets in Syria on Sunday in response to rocket fire at the Israeli-held section of the Golan Heights.
ECB’s First Irish Board Member Enters Limelight as Economy Wilts

ECB’s First Irish Board Member Enters Limelight as Economy Wilts

Philip Lane is starting his first week as the European Central Bank’s top economist -- and it’s a big one.
The Ups and Downs of the Pound Show May’s Turbulent Leadership

The Ups and Downs of the Pound Show May’s Turbulent Leadership

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One Man’s $75 Million Perk Adds to Denmark’s Inequality Debate

One Man’s $75 Million Perk Adds to Denmark’s Inequality Debate

Bo Nilsson is a name forever associated in Denmark with an income that sparked national indignation after he made $75 million. As chief executive officer of a digital payments firm, Nets A/S, he took
Chalmers Rises as Australia's Defeated Labor Revamps Front Bench

Chalmers Rises as Australia's Defeated Labor Revamps Front Bench

Australia’s opposition Labor party is tasking Jim Chalmers, 41, with crafting a new economic agenda after it failed to claim power in national elections last month.
Chinese General Says Tiananmen Crackdown Underpinned Stability

Chinese General Says Tiananmen Crackdown Underpinned Stability

A top Chinese general defended the army’s bloody crackdown on Tiananmen Square in 1989, saying it was the correct move that led to 30 years of stability in what is now the world’s second-largest