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Cohen Ready to Say Trump Knew of Son's 2016 Russia Contact: CNN

Cohen Ready to Say Trump Knew of Son's 2016 Russia Contact: CNN

President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney is prepared to tell federal investigators that the president knew in advance about a June 2016 meeting where Russians were expected to offer damaging
As Islamist Insurgency Deepens, Mali Leader Seeks New Term

As Islamist Insurgency Deepens, Mali Leader Seeks New Term

Life in Mali’s presidential palace, an imposing mansion with manicured lawns and splashing fountains overlooking the capital, Bamako, has become increasingly lonely for President Ibrahim Boubacar
Why Trump Is Such an Important Figure in Economic History

Why Trump Is Such an Important Figure in Economic History

Thomas Palley, an independent economist and author of "From Financial Crisis to Stagnation," explains why President Donald Trump is such an important character in global economic history. He speaks
ACLU Working to Locate 468 Parents Deported Before Reunification

ACLU Working to Locate 468 Parents Deported Before Reunification

The American Civil Liberties Union is attempting to locate 468 parents who were deported from the U.S. without their children before a federal judge ordered the removals to stop and the families to be
Sen. Daines Says U.S. Has Upper Hand With China

Sen. Daines Says U.S. Has Upper Hand With China

Sen. Steve Daines, a Montana Republican, discusses U.S. trade policy with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Hong Kong Radical Is Test Case in China’s Bid to Limit Speech

Hong Kong Radical Is Test Case in China’s Bid to Limit Speech

Independence activist Andy Chan was minutes into an open-air debate in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park when an opponent suggested his actions might be as dangerous as terrorism.
Asia's Longest-Serving Leader Has Bigger Worries Than the Election

Asia's Longest-Serving Leader Has Bigger Worries Than the Election

Along a busy highway in western Phnom Penh, Sam Han is among hundreds of garment factory workers scurrying past signs urging them to support Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s party.
‘Disappeared’ U.S. Records on Detained Migrant Kids Sparks Probe

‘Disappeared’ U.S. Records on Detained Migrant Kids Sparks Probe

Claims by a U.S. ethics watchdog that the Department of Homeland Security and other agencies may have lost or destroyed files relating to the separation of migrant children at the border have
Trump Is Back in Iowa, Saying That He’s ‘Taking Care’ of Ethanol

Trump Is Back in Iowa, Saying That He’s ‘Taking Care’ of Ethanol

As Donald Trump’s trade wars rattle American farmers, the president is attempting to woo the heartland with promises to support ethanol.
Macron Says He Needs to See More Detail on Trump-Juncker Accord

Macron Says He Needs to See More Detail on Trump-Juncker Accord

French President Emmanuel Macron said he will seek clarifications from the European Commission on elements of the trade agreement its leader, Jean-Claude Juncker, thrashed out with U.S. President
3-D Printed Guns Are Looming Disaster, N.J. Tells Texas Firm

3-D Printed Guns Are Looming Disaster, N.J. Tells Texas Firm

A Texas nonprofit firm’s plan to publish technical designs for firearms online so anyone with a 3-D printer can use them to manufacture fully operational "downloadable" guns is drawing fire from New
Turnbull Aims for Australia Election Boost From Super Saturday

Turnbull Aims for Australia Election Boost From Super Saturday

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is looking for a strong showing for his Liberal-National coalition in special by-elections being held in Australia this weekend as he looks to bolster his leadership
UN Chief Warns That Cash Flow Problems Will Force Expense Cuts

UN Chief Warns That Cash Flow Problems Will Force Expense Cuts

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned member states that the organization is facing “troubling” funding issues as a result of delayed dues payments that will force reductions in non-staff
Raise N.J.'s Speed Limit, Lawmaker Urges, Because No One Does 65

Raise N.J.'s Speed Limit, Lawmaker Urges, Because No One Does 65

A senator from New Jersey, where traffic jams are a lifestyle, is calling for the state to scrap highway speed limits and legalize the reality of pedal meeting metal.
Butina Sought a Secret Kremlin Line to the U.S. A Rockefeller May Have Helped

Butina Sought a Secret Kremlin Line to the U.S. A Rockefeller May Have Helped

A scion of the Rockefeller clan, George D. O’Neill Jr., was one of the U.S. conservatives who allegedly helped Mariia Butina’s efforts to build a secret line of communication back to the Kremlin,
Jim Jordan Is Making a Bid to Succeed Paul Ryan as House Speaker

Jim Jordan Is Making a Bid to Succeed Paul Ryan as House Speaker

Representative Jim Jordan of Ohio, a founding member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, said Thursday he’s making a bid to succeed Paul Ryan as the chamber’s GOP leader, potentially exposing
Lighthizer Says Tentative Nafta Deal May Be Inked Next Month

Lighthizer Says Tentative Nafta Deal May Be Inked Next Month

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said it’s possible Nafta partners will reach a tentative agreement next month to revamp the 24-year-old pact.
China, Russia, Iran Top Cyber Threats, U.S. Intelligence Finds

China, Russia, Iran Top Cyber Threats, U.S. Intelligence Finds

China, Russia and Iran pose the biggest threats of computer attacks to spy on U.S. companies and steal their trade secrets, according to a report from the Office of the Director of National
Turkey's Fragile Economy Faces New Risk in U.S. Sanctions Threat

Turkey's Fragile Economy Faces New Risk in U.S. Sanctions Threat

Already hit by a run on the currency and a surge in inflation, Turkey’s economy faces a new risk after President Donald Trump threatened to impose “large sanctions” over the detention of an American
N.J. Radio Hosts Apologize for Jibe at Sikh Attorney General

N.J. Radio Hosts Apologize for Jibe at Sikh Attorney General

Two New Jersey radio hosts apologized for referring to state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, a practicing Sikh, as “Turban Man.” The station suspended them for 10 days.