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U.S. and Mexico Nearing Nafta Car Deal, Sources Say

U.S. and Mexico Nearing Nafta Car Deal, Sources Say

The U.S. and Mexico are in the final stages of negotiating a deal on rules for cars sold under Nafta, one of the biggest sticking points in discussions to overhaul the North American Free Trade
SocGen, BNP Among Banks Exposed to Ivorian Cocoa Firm

SocGen, BNP Among Banks Exposed to Ivorian Cocoa Firm

Lenders in Ivory Coast are threatening to stop financing cocoa exports unless the government halts the liquidation of a local shipping company, with units of BNP Paribas SA and Societe Generale SA
White House Not Actively Weighing Capital Gains Tax Change, Source Says

White House Not Actively Weighing Capital Gains Tax Change, Source Says

The White House isn’t actively considering the Treasury Department’s push to issue a rule that would slash tax bills for investors who have investment income, according to a person familiar with the
Facebook Finds Ongoing Evidence of Election Interference

Facebook Finds Ongoing Evidence of Election Interference

Facebook Inc. has uncovered an ongoing effort to influence U.S. political opinions on its social networks, showing how attempts to meddle in civic life ahead of midterm elections are becoming more
Pence, DHS Secretary Say Putin Meddled in Trump’s Election

Pence, DHS Secretary Say Putin Meddled in Trump’s Election

Vice President Mike Pence and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Tuesday offered public support for U.S. spy agencies’ finding that Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential
May Cuts Short Holiday for Brexit Talks With Macron

May Cuts Short Holiday for Brexit Talks With Macron

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will fly to meet French President Emmanuel Macron at his holiday retreat to discuss Brexit on Friday, her office said.
Here Are the Latest Developments in Paul Manafort’s Trial

Here Are the Latest Developments in Paul Manafort’s Trial

A federal jury in Alexandria, Virginia, has begun hearing the first case in U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election. President Donald Trump’s former
Ruling Party Dominates in Zimbabwe's Parliamentary Election

Ruling Party Dominates in Zimbabwe's Parliamentary Election

Zimbabwe’s ruling party was on track for a resounding victory in the first parliamentary election of the post-Robert Mugabe era as the count neared the three-quarters mark.
Toys `R' Us Workers Go to Congress to Seek Curbs on Buyout Firms

Toys `R' Us Workers Go to Congress to Seek Curbs on Buyout Firms

Fired Toys “R” Us Inc. workers took their travails to Congress on Tuesday to press for changes in the way private equity deals are structured.
U.S., China Aim to Restart Talks to Defuse Trade War,  Sources Say

U.S., China Aim to Restart Talks to Defuse Trade War,  Sources Say

The U.S. and China are trying to restart talks aimed at averting a full-blown trade war between the world’s two largest economies, two people familiar with the effort said.
Trump Says Guns Created on 3-D Printers Don’t ‘Make Much Sense’

Trump Says Guns Created on 3-D Printers Don’t ‘Make Much Sense’

President Donald Trump said guns made with 3-D printers don’t "make much sense" after a group of states sued his administration to block its legal settlement allowing a Texas nonprofit to publish
Italian Economic Growth Slows to Weakest in Almost Two Years

Italian Economic Growth Slows to Weakest in Almost Two Years

Italy’s economic growth slowed to the weakest pace in almost two years, possibly spelling trouble for the populist government’s costly projects.

Bombing in Yemen Wounds Prominent Politician

Sanaa, Yemen (AP) -- Yemeni officials say a roadside bombing in the southern city of Aden has wounded a prominent politician, his son and two other people.

Spain Taxi Driver Continue Protest Against Uber and Rivals

Madrid (AP) -- Traffic is still snarled in some of Spain's biggest cities as striking taxi drivers are extending their protest against ride-hailing services.

In Paris, British Foreign Minister Tries to Sell Brexit Plan

Paris (AP) -- French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves le Drian and his newly-appointed British counterpart, Jeremy Hunt, are holding their first working meeting in Paris.

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Tajikistan Tourist Attack

Moscow (AP) -- The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a weekend attack on Western tourists in Tajikistan that left four people killed.
Latest News Updates on Historic Zimbabwe Election

Latest News Updates on Historic Zimbabwe Election

Harare, Zimbabwe (AP) -- The Latest on Zimbabwe's election (all times local):
Economists Have Lost the Trust of Politicians

Economists Have Lost the Trust of Politicians

The problem goes deeper than Donald Trump.

Germany: Court Acquits Man Accused of July 2000 Bombing

Berlin (AP) -- A German court has acquitted a man accused in an 18-year-old bombing that injured 10 recent immigrants from eastern Europe, including six Jews.
Iran Adviser Says US Must Return to Nuclear Deal for Talks

Iran Adviser Says US Must Return to Nuclear Deal for Talks

Tehran, Iran (AP) -- Iranian officials reacted skeptically on Tuesday to President Donald Trump's comments that he's willing to negotiate with his Iranian counterpart, saying instead that if Trump