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Trump's Mixed Messages Are 'Frustrating,' Says Rep. Hill

Trump's Mixed Messages Are 'Frustrating,' Says Rep. Hill

Representative French Hill, a member of the House Financial Services Committee and a Republican from Arkansas, discusses President Donald Trump walking back comments on U.S. intelligence and the
A Brazilian Presidential Front-Runner Is Struggling to Find a Running Mate

A Brazilian Presidential Front-Runner Is Struggling to Find a Running Mate

Former Brazil Army captain Jair Bolsonaro is struggling to find a running mate even as he sits firmly atop presidential polls.
Trump Takes Heat on Car Tariffs as Industry Warns of Job Losses

Trump Takes Heat on Car Tariffs as Industry Warns of Job Losses

President Donald Trump is being warned that tariffs on car imports would hurt the U.S. economy, disrupt the global auto industry, and widen the rift between America and its closest allies.
May's Brexit Leaves No One Happy

May's Brexit Leaves No One Happy

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Hollywood Braces for Collateral Damage From Trade War With China

Hollywood Braces for Collateral Damage From Trade War With China

U.S. studios expected greater access to the mainland this year. Then Trump showed up.
How Governments Around the World Deploy Troll Armies to Silence Dissent

How Governments Around the World Deploy Troll Armies to Silence Dissent

Trolling by states and parties is changing the political landscape of entire nations, according to journalists and politicians.
Trump’s Power Plan Could Cost $35 Billion a Year, Opponents Say

Trump’s Power Plan Could Cost $35 Billion a Year, Opponents Say

The Trump administration’s plan to subsidize unprofitable coal and nuclear plants may cost as much as $35 billion a year, according to a study backed by trade groups opposed to the idea.
U.K.'s Raab Says He's Bringing `Vim' to Talks: Brexit Update

U.K.'s Raab Says He's Bringing `Vim' to Talks: Brexit Update

Dominic Raab arrived for his first meeting as Brexit Secretary with EU counterpart Michel Barnier in Brussels, with the Frenchman warning there’s just 13 weeks to get a deal.
Meet the Pro-Brexit Labour Rebels Who Saved May and Could Again

Meet the Pro-Brexit Labour Rebels Who Saved May and Could Again

The opposition Labour Party’s attempt to keep all sides happy on Brexit ultimately saved U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May from a potentially catastrophic defeat this week. There’s no sign of its
Pound, Bruised from Brexit Battle, Gets Fresh Blow from Data

Pound, Bruised from Brexit Battle, Gets Fresh Blow from Data

The pound extended this week’s decline to drop below $1.30 as a slowdown in U.K. retail sales cast doubt on the argument for an interest-rate hike.
EU Prepares to Retaliate Over Car Tariffs Before Trump Talks

EU Prepares to Retaliate Over Car Tariffs Before Trump Talks

The European Union is preparing a new list of American goods to hit with protective measures if a mission to Washington next week fails to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump not to raise levies on
Trump’s Damage to International Trade Will Take Years to Repair

Trump’s Damage to International Trade Will Take Years to Repair

America’s allies no longer trust Washington and are making free-trade deals that leave the U.S. out.
Trump’s Botched Putin Summit May Help Protect the Russia Probe

Trump’s Botched Putin Summit May Help Protect the Russia Probe

The president can’t shake the Russia investigation.
Manafort's Mansion, Benz on Tap as Mueller Readies Tax Case

Manafort's Mansion, Benz on Tap as Mueller Readies Tax Case

A Mercedes-Benz SL550. A House of Bijan watch. A Hamptons mansion with a putting green, waterfall pond and pool house. Plus bank records from Cyprus, the U.K. and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Trump Struggles to Explain Putin Posture as Zigzag Worries Aides

Trump Struggles to Explain Putin Posture as Zigzag Worries Aides

The White House struggled for a second straight day on Wednesday to explain President Donald Trump’s posture on Russian election meddling, and some administration officials are concerned there may be
Foreign Money Diverts From U.S. as Trump Hardens Trade Stance

Foreign Money Diverts From U.S. as Trump Hardens Trade Stance

President Donald Trump’s trade saber-rattling and protectionist economic policies are discouraging the flow of overseas money into job-creating U.S. investments as foreigners grow worried about what
Food-Stamp Use Is Still at Recession-Era Levels Despite Job Gains

Food-Stamp Use Is Still at Recession-Era Levels Despite Job Gains

Judging by the number of Americans on food stamps, it doesn’t feel like one of the best job markets in almost a half century and the second-longest economic expansion on record.
Trump CFPB Pick Is Enigma to Bankers. They Will Soon Learn More

Trump CFPB Pick Is Enigma to Bankers. They Will Soon Learn More

Meet Kathy Kraninger, President Donald Trump’s pick to run a financial regulator that has drawn frequent attacks from members of his administration and Republican lawmakers.
Brexit Rules Require Similar Impact Across Europe, FCA Says

Brexit Rules Require Similar Impact Across Europe, FCA Says

Financial rules should be devised to have a similar impact on markets across the U.K. and European Union after Brexit for the benefit of consumers and businesses, according to a senior executive at
Heatwave Threatens Nordic Crops as Lapland Gets New Heat Record

Heatwave Threatens Nordic Crops as Lapland Gets New Heat Record

The heatwave that’s gripping northern Europe is sending power prices skyrocketing, threatening Nordic grain crops and forcing Sweden to seek help from Italy and France to help combat wildfires.