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Trump Organization Plans $197 Million Expansion in Scotland

Trump Organization Plans $197 Million Expansion in Scotland

Donald Trump’s real estate company plans to spend 150 million pounds ($197 million) building homes, vacation cottages and sports facilities adjacent to the golf resort the U.S. president owns in
It’s Getting Harder for Companies to Escape Trump's China Duties

It’s Getting Harder for Companies to Escape Trump's China Duties

U.S. companies and industry groups are returning to Washington this week in an increasingly futile effort to get relief from President Donald Trump’s tariffs on Chinese imports.
Ryan Says Trump Just ‘Trolling’ With Threat to Pull Clearances

Ryan Says Trump Just ‘Trolling’ With Threat to Pull Clearances

Washington (AP) -- Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan is dismissing President Donald Trump's threat to revoke the security clearances of six former top national security and intelligence officials who
U.K. Labour's Antisemitism Rift Heads for September Showdown

U.K. Labour's Antisemitism Rift Heads for September Showdown

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the U.K.’s opposition Labour Party, will face a ballot called by his own lawmakers in September over the way the party tackles antisemitism in its ranks.
Manafort Trial Start Delayed; Witnesses With Immunity Identified

Manafort Trial Start Delayed; Witnesses With Immunity Identified

The trial set to begin this week for Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, was delayed until July 31 by a judge who separately granted immunity to five witnesses who said
Opening of Manafort Trial Delayed Until July 31, Judge Says

Opening of Manafort Trial Delayed Until July 31, Judge Says

The opening of the Virginia criminal trial of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, on tax- and bank-fraud charges was postponed until July 31.
Trump's Strategy to Pressure Iran Relies on North Korea Playbook

Trump's Strategy to Pressure Iran Relies on North Korea Playbook

Donald Trump’s late-night tweet warning of dire consequences if Iran threatens the U.S. highlighted the administration’s confidence in a strategy the president credits with bringing North Korea to the
Trump Weighs Revoking Security Clearances for Several Ex-Obama Officials

Trump Weighs Revoking Security Clearances for Several Ex-Obama Officials

President Donald Trump is considering revoking the security clearances of former FBI Director James Comey, ex-CIA Director John Brennan and other Obama-era national security officials who have
Michael Cohen Prosecutors Get 12 Audio Recordings to Review

Michael Cohen Prosecutors Get 12 Audio Recordings to Review

U.S. prosecutors probing Michael Cohen are reviewing 12 audio recordings seized in an April raid of the home, office and hotel room of President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer.
Zimbabwe Puts Security Forces on High Alert as Vote Approaches

Zimbabwe Puts Security Forces on High Alert as Vote Approaches

Zimbabwe’s government put its security forces on high alert before the July 30 presidential election as some opposition parties threatened to protest against voting irregularities and incorrect
Rep. Curbelo Sees Carbon Tax as 'Conservative Movement'

Rep. Curbelo Sees Carbon Tax as 'Conservative Movement'

Representative Carlos Curbelo, a Florida Republican, discusses his legislation that would impose a carbon tax on oil refiners, gas processors and coal miners. He speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli
Trump’s USDA Fights Global Guidelines on Livestock Antibiotics

Trump’s USDA Fights Global Guidelines on Livestock Antibiotics

The Trump administration is resisting the World Health Organization’s effort to sharply limit antibiotic use in farm animals, a move intended to help preserve the drugs’ effectiveness.
Manafort Trial Delayed as Judge Releases Immunized Witness List

Manafort Trial Delayed as Judge Releases Immunized Witness List

The trial set to begin this week for Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, was delayed until July 31 by a judge who separately granted immunity to five witnesses who said
Trump to Seek Repeal of California's Smog-Fighting Power

Trump to Seek Repeal of California's Smog-Fighting Power

The Trump administration will seek to revoke California’s authority to regulate automobile greenhouse gas emissions -- including its mandate for electric-car sales -- in a proposed revision of
May Tells U.K.'s Leave-Voting Heartlands They Need a Soft Brexit

May Tells U.K.'s Leave-Voting Heartlands They Need a Soft Brexit

Theresa May traveled to Britain’s pro-Brexit industrial heartland to sell her plan to keep close ties to the European Union, as she battles to win support for her blueprint for future trade with the
Mexico Pushes for Nafta Deal With Trump by End of August

Mexico Pushes for Nafta Deal With Trump by End of August

Mexico is redoubling its efforts to reach a Nafta agreement with the U.S. and Canada by the end of August to increase certainty for investors and take the heat off incoming President Andres Manuel
Trump’s War of Words With Iran Shines Spotlight on Vital Oil Route

Trump’s War of Words With Iran Shines Spotlight on Vital Oil Route

The war of words between U.S. President Donald Trump and his counterpart in Iran over oil exports and sanctions is shining a spotlight on the narrow, twisting conduit for about 30 percent of the
Trump Says Bezos Guards Amazon on Antitrust With Washington Post

Trump Says Bezos Guards Amazon on Antitrust With Washington Post

President Donald Trump resumed his public campaign against billionaire Jeff Bezos by calling his newspaper, the Washington Post, an “expensive lobbyist” for Amazon.com Inc. and alleging the online
British Jihadis Dubbed ‘Beatles’ Could Face Death Penalty in U.S.

British Jihadis Dubbed ‘Beatles’ Could Face Death Penalty in U.S.

Two of the four Islamic State fighters nicknamed “the Beatles” for their British accents could be sent to the U.S. for trial, after U.K. Home Secretary Sajid Javid dropped Britain’s usual demand for a
British Government Allowed Unlawful Internet Spying, Court Says

British Government Allowed Unlawful Internet Spying, Court Says

The British foreign secretary unlawfully delegated powers to security services that allowed agencies to improperly intercept messages in some cases before 2015, judges ruled on Monday, backing
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