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Catalonia's Divided Separatists Offer Sanchez Chance of Progress

Catalonia's Divided Separatists Offer Sanchez Chance of Progress

Carles Puigdemont wants Catalan separatists to keep pushing for an independent republic, a play he bailed out on when he had the chance last year.
North Korea Is Working on New Missiles, Report Says

North Korea Is Working on New Missiles, Report Says

North Korea has continued to build missiles in the weeks since leader Kim Jong Un agreed to “work toward complete denuclearization” with U.S. President Donald Trump, the Washington Post reported.
U.S.-Led Infrastructure Aid to Counter China in Indo-Pacific

U.S.-Led Infrastructure Aid to Counter China in Indo-Pacific

Julie Bishop Photographer: Josh Edelson/Bloomberg
The Key Takeaways From Trump's Meeting With Italy's Conte

The Key Takeaways From Trump's Meeting With Italy's Conte

Chris Krueger, Cowen Washington Research Group policy analyst, discusses the key takeaways from President Donald Trump's meeting with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. He speaks with Bloomberg's
Manchin Says He’s Undecided on Kavanaugh After Two-Hour Meeting

Manchin Says He’s Undecided on Kavanaugh After Two-Hour Meeting

Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia became the first Democrat in the chamber to meet with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and after the two-hour private session Monday the senator said he
Trump Celebrates Kelly's First Full Year as Chief of Staff

Trump Celebrates Kelly's First Full Year as Chief of Staff

Washington (AP) -- President Donald Trump is celebrating his chief of staff's survival for a full year on the job.
Robert Wilkie Sworn In as Trump’s Veterans Affairs Secretary

Robert Wilkie Sworn In as Trump’s Veterans Affairs Secretary

Washington (AP) -- Robert Wilkie has been sworn in as the next secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Cohen Documents Review Cost $368,081 in June, Retired Judge Says

Cohen Documents Review Cost $368,081 in June, Retired Judge Says

The retired judge hired to analyze thousands of documents seized in the April raid on the home, office and hotel room of President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, told a judge
FEMA Head of Personnel Resigns Amid Sexual-Misconduct Claims

FEMA Head of Personnel Resigns Amid Sexual-Misconduct Claims

Washington (AP) -- The former head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's personnel office had improper sexual relationships with subordinates and created a "toxic" work environment that
Asia's Longest-Serving Leader Seen Grooming Sons for Succession

Asia's Longest-Serving Leader Seen Grooming Sons for Succession

Prime Minister Hun Sen now has more power than at any point in his 33 years running Cambodia. The only question is when he might give it up.
U.S. Military in Africa Says Changes Have Been Made to Protect Troops

U.S. Military in Africa Says Changes Have Been Made to Protect Troops

Dakar, Senegal (AP) -- The U.S. military in Africa has taken steps to increase the security of troops on the ground, adding armed drones and armored vehicles and taking a harder look at when American
Mexico’s Lopez Obrador Looks to Tree Planting to Create Jobs

Mexico’s Lopez Obrador Looks to Tree Planting to Create Jobs

Mexico City (AP) -- Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he wants to create 400,000 jobs by planting 1 million hectares (2.47 million acres) with timber and fruit trees.
U.S. Must Plan for Reuniting Deported, Missing Immigrants

U.S. Must Plan for Reuniting Deported, Missing Immigrants

A federal judge ordered the Trump administration and advocates for immigrant families to each submit a plan for reuniting parents who were either already deported or whose whereabouts in the U.S. are
States Attack Trump Administration Over 3-D Printed Gun Rules

States Attack Trump Administration Over 3-D Printed Gun Rules

A group of Democrat-controlled states said it sued to block the Trump administration from allowing 3-D gun manufacturers to publish instructions on how to make “downloadable” guns.
U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Halt Teenagers’ Climate Lawsuit

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Halt Teenagers’ Climate Lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to halt a novel and sweeping lawsuit pressed by children and teenagers seeking to force the federal government to take steps against climate change.
Trump Says There's Room for Negotiations on Border Wall Shutdown Threat

Trump Says There's Room for Negotiations on Border Wall Shutdown Threat

President Donald Trump speaks about border security during a joint news conference with Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. (Source: Bloomberg)
Italy's Populist Leader Stakes Claim to Be Trump's Man in Europe

Italy's Populist Leader Stakes Claim to Be Trump's Man in Europe

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte took his cues from Donald Trump at their first White House meeting, backing the president’s views on trade, migration, security and defense spending and setting
Ron Dellums, Fiery Former California Lawmaker, Dies at 82

Ron Dellums, Fiery Former California Lawmaker, Dies at 82

Sacramento, Calif. (AP) -- Ron Dellums, a fiery anti-war activist who championed social justice as Northern California's first black congressman, died Monday from cancer, according to a longtime
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says She May Serve Five More Years on Supreme Court

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says She May Serve Five More Years on Supreme Court

Washington (AP) -- For more than a decade, audiences and interviewers have had one pressing question for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: When will you retire?
Koch Network Won't Back GOP Challenger to Democratic Senator

Koch Network Won't Back GOP Challenger to Democratic Senator

The powerful public policy and political network led by billionaire Charles Koch on Monday broke from its traditional approach of backing Republican candidates by saying it wouldn’t work for the