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Trump to Stop Seeking Compensation for Damage to Public Land

Trump to Stop Seeking Compensation for Damage to Public Land

Oil drillers, miners, land developers and others will no longer be required to pay the federal government to offset damage to wildlife and habitats on public land, the Trump administration plans to
The Great Depression Didn’t Kill This Firm. Trump’s Tariffs Might

The Great Depression Didn’t Kill This Firm. Trump’s Tariffs Might

President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports hammered lawn-equipment manufacturer Brinly-Hardy Co. of Indiana. His duties on Chinese imports could be the “nail in our coffin” for the
Trump Administration Said to Ready Plan for Trade-Hurt Farmers

Trump Administration Said to Ready Plan for Trade-Hurt Farmers

The Trump administration is set to announce Tuesday its plan to help shield farmers from the impact of a trade war in which agriculture is a main target for retaliation against U.S. tariffs.
U.K. Presses Ahead With No-Deal Brexit Plans for European Financial Firms

U.K. Presses Ahead With No-Deal Brexit Plans for European Financial Firms

The U.K. published fresh plans to keep European financial firms operating in the U.K. in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Ivanka Trump’s Clothing Line to Shut Down

Ivanka Trump’s Clothing Line to Shut Down

Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter, is pulling the plug on Ivanka Trump, the purveyor of womens’ fashion.
Sen. Ernst Says She Would Love to See EU Buying More U.S. Soybeans

Sen. Ernst Says She Would Love to See EU Buying More U.S. Soybeans

Senator Joni Ernst, an Iowa Republican, discusses capital investment legislation, the impact of U.S. tariffs on Iowa farmers, and efforts to expand the use of ethanol-blended gasoline. She speaks with
Rep. Zeldin Says 'Nobody Wins' With Long-Term Tariffs

Rep. Zeldin Says 'Nobody Wins' With Long-Term Tariffs

Representative Lee Zeldin, a New York Republican, discusses U.S.-China trade tensions, progress in Nafta negotiations, and President Donald Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He
Trump’s Trade War Tremors Hit the Farm Belt

Trump’s Trade War Tremors Hit the Farm Belt

House races in deep red agricultural districts are starting to lean Democratic.
GOP’s New Tax-Cut Framework Leaves Out Fixes for Retailers, #MeToo Victims

GOP’s New Tax-Cut Framework Leaves Out Fixes for Retailers, #MeToo Victims

House Republicans unveiled a broad outline on Tuesday for their next phase of tax code changes, which steered clear of correcting technical mistakes from last year’s overhaul.
Brexit Turmoil Ignites Trading Boom in World's Biggest FX Hubs

Brexit Turmoil Ignites Trading Boom in World's Biggest FX Hubs

Brexit turmoil is fueling a surge in currency trading in the world’s biggest FX centers.
Trump Administration Opposes Reunited Migrants Leaving Kids to Seek Asylum

Trump Administration Opposes Reunited Migrants Leaving Kids to Seek Asylum

The Trump administration says immigrant parents whose children were separated from them at the southern U.S. border and then reunited shouldn’t be allowed to leave their children behind to apply for
May Takes Control of Brexit Talks in Bid for Softer EU Split

May Takes Control of Brexit Talks in Bid for Softer EU Split

Prime Minister Theresa May is taking control over the U.K.’s Brexit negotiations and will direct strategy from her own office, in a move that reinforces her drive to keep close to the European Union.
Senators Propose Boosting Sanctions on Russia, Including Debt

Senators Propose Boosting Sanctions on Russia, Including Debt

Two leading U.S. senators said Tuesday they’ll introduce a bipartisan bill to increase U.S. sanctions against Russia that would target Russian sovereign debt as well as the country’s energy and
Trump Says Russia May Meddle in Election—to Favor Democrats

Trump Says Russia May Meddle in Election—to Favor Democrats

President Donald Trump said he is “very concerned” that Russia will interfere in the upcoming congressional elections -- to help the Democrats.
Fixes to South Africa ‘Elephant’ Eskom Span China Loan to Debt Swap

Fixes to South Africa ‘Elephant’ Eskom Span China Loan to Debt Swap

South Africa is getting down to the business of fixing its debt-ridden state power utility.
New Jersey to Delay Marijuana Prosecutions in Step Toward Legalization

New Jersey to Delay Marijuana Prosecutions in Step Toward Legalization

New Jersey will postpone marijuana prosecutions for 30 days while the state develops guidelines to potentially downgrade or dismiss some offenses, according to a memo from State Attorney General
Republicans Pan Trump’s $12 Billion Farm Aid Plan

Republicans Pan Trump’s $12 Billion Farm Aid Plan

The Trump administration’s decision to deliver $12 billion in aid to farmers hit by a burgeoning trade war was panned Tuesday by Republicans in Congress as not fixing the underlying problem -- the
Judge Orders Release of Immigrant Held in Lockup After Pizza Delivery

Judge Orders Release of Immigrant Held in Lockup After Pizza Delivery

A judge on Tuesday ordered the immediate release of an Ecuadorean immigrant who was held for deportation after he delivered pizza to a Brooklyn Army installation.
May Takes Control of EU Talks, Sidelining Raab: Brexit Update

May Takes Control of EU Talks, Sidelining Raab: Brexit Update

Prime Minister Theresa May has taken control of Brexit talks, relegating the Brexit Department. The pound rose on the news. Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab and Oliver Robbins, May’s negotiator, were
Nigerian President Suffers Senate Blow as He Prepares for Vote

Nigerian President Suffers Senate Blow as He Prepares for Vote

Nigeria’s ruling party lost its majority in the Senate after more than a dozen lawmakers defected to the main opposition group, dealing a blow to President Muhammadu Buhari before he seeks re-election