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Once No-Go Rural Areas Become Zimbabwe's Vote Battleground

Once No-Go Rural Areas Become Zimbabwe's Vote Battleground

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party has been able to campaign in what were once no-go rural areas for the first time in almost two decades, bolstering its prospects of winning next week’s election.
Biggest Nordic Bank Warns Election Mess Could Sink Swedish Krona

Biggest Nordic Bank Warns Election Mess Could Sink Swedish Krona

The normally stable affair of Swedish politics is getting interesting for the currency markets.
Pro-Trump Super-PAC Got Illegal Contributions, Complaint Alleges

Pro-Trump Super-PAC Got Illegal Contributions, Complaint Alleges

Global Energy Producers LLC didn’t exist until April. A month later, before it had a working website, it was flush with enough cash to make one of the biggest donations of the year to America First
A Bad Brexit Deal for Banks Threatens Cities Across the U.K.

A Bad Brexit Deal for Banks Threatens Cities Across the U.K.

Cities outside London are more exposed to the effects of a bad deal for financial services after Brexit than the U.K. capital, according to a report published on Thursday.
Europe to Become ‘Massive’ Buyer of U.S. LNG, Trump Says

Europe to Become ‘Massive’ Buyer of U.S. LNG, Trump Says

Europe will build more terminals to import U.S. liquefied natural gas, the head of the European Commission told U.S. President Donald Trump during a meeting aimed at averting a transatlantic trade
U.K. Weighs Contentious Brexit Plan for Irish Border

U.K. Weighs Contentious Brexit Plan for Irish Border

A radical option for breaking the deadlock in Brexit negotiations is still in play, even though it’s likely to enrage the Northern Irish party propping up Theresa May’s fragile Conservative
Carmakers Surge After Trump Agrees to Put Car Tariffs on Hold

Carmakers Surge After Trump Agrees to Put Car Tariffs on Hold

European carmakers surged after President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker agreed to declare a ceasefire in their trade spat while they negotiate lower barriers to
Conservatives Push to Impeach Rosenstein as DOJ Defends Actions

Conservatives Push to Impeach Rosenstein as DOJ Defends Actions

Several House conservatives escalated their longstanding threat to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on grounds that demands for documents about sensitive investigations have been
Imran Khan's Party Claims Victory in Disputed Pakistan Election

Imran Khan's Party Claims Victory in Disputed Pakistan Election

The party of former cricket star Imran Khan claimed victory in Pakistan’s election, boosting stocks as investors bet he’d be able to form a stable government that could address the nation’s financial
U.S. Airlines Alter Websites to Meet China’s Demand on Taiwan’s Name

U.S. Airlines Alter Websites to Meet China’s Demand on Taiwan’s Name

U.S. airlines are altering their website displays for Taiwan, meeting a deadline set by the Chinese government for such references to reflect China’s claim on the island.
Trump Must Face Emoluments Lawsuit Over D.C. Hotel Profits

Trump Must Face Emoluments Lawsuit Over D.C. Hotel Profits

President Donald Trump must face a Maryland federal court lawsuit accusing him of improperly profiting from his posh downtown Washington hotel.
Judge in Manafort Trial Wants to Dismiss 30 Potential Jurors

Judge in Manafort Trial Wants to Dismiss 30 Potential Jurors

The judge overseeing the bank- and tax-fraud trial of Paul Manafort has proposed dismissing 30 of the 70 or so potential jurors based on written questionnaires they filled out.
Imran Khan's PTI Takes Early Lead in Pakistan's Elections

Imran Khan's PTI Takes Early Lead in Pakistan's Elections

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, led by former cricket star Imran Khan, is leading on most parliament seats out of the 270 being contested in national elections, according to local television channels.
WTO Chief Makes Rallying Cry for Trade as Trump Targets Cars

WTO Chief Makes Rallying Cry for Trade as Trump Targets Cars

World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo said anyone who supports free trade must speak out against the increasing threats to the multilateral order.
South Sudan Rivals Agree to Share Power in Bid to End War

South Sudan Rivals Agree to Share Power in Bid to End War

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar agreed to share power in a transitional government, even as other insurgents refused to back the accord that’s supposed to end an
IRS Counsel Nominee Briefly Advised Trump Organization on Taxes

IRS Counsel Nominee Briefly Advised Trump Organization on Taxes

President Donald Trump’s nominee for chief counsel of the Internal Revenue Service briefly advised the future president’s real estate company on a tax question several years ago.
Fannie-Freddie a Top Focus If Democrats Win House, Waters Says

Fannie-Freddie a Top Focus If Democrats Win House, Waters Says

Representative Maxine Waters said fixing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would top her list of priorities if Democrats take control of the House in this year’s mid-term elections and she becomes leader of
You Think GM’s Forecast Was Bad? Look What Auto Tariffs Would Do

You Think GM’s Forecast Was Bad? Look What Auto Tariffs Would Do

President Donald Trump is threatening to slap tariffs on all cars imported into America. If he follows through, the shock waves will reverberate around the world.
U.S. Says Evidence in Russia Agent Case Must Remain Secret

U.S. Says Evidence in Russia Agent Case Must Remain Secret

U.S. prosecutors said millions of pages of evidence gathered in the case of accused Russian foreign agent and gun-rights advocate Mariia Butina should be kept from the public because some of it
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