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Accused Russian Agent Is Ordered to Be Held in U.S. Jail

Accused Russian Agent Is Ordered to Be Held in U.S. Jail

A Russian national and gun-rights advocate was ordered jailed in the U.S. until her trial on charges she conspired to establish a back channel between Russians and American politicians, after
Airbus Condemns U.K.’s ‘Unraveling’ Brexit Plan, Echoing Rolls

Airbus Condemns U.K.’s ‘Unraveling’ Brexit Plan, Echoing Rolls

Airbus SE Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders bashed U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s “unraveling” Brexit plan, following on similar criticism leveled Tuesday by his counterpart at engine-maker
Trade War Spills Into Uranium as U.S. Weighs Import Tariffs

Trade War Spills Into Uranium as U.S. Weighs Import Tariffs

The Trump administration began an investigation into whether uranium imports threaten national security, a move that may lead to tariffs on the nuclear power plant fuel.
Boris Johnson Attacks May’s ‘Dithering’ Over Brexit

Boris Johnson Attacks May’s ‘Dithering’ Over Brexit

Boris Johnson, the former foreign secretary, attacked Prime Minister Theresa May’s “dithering” over Brexit negotiation, dismissing her plan as “enforced vassalage” as the U.K. remains under some
Trump: Montenegro’s ‘Aggressive People’ Could Start World War III

Trump: Montenegro’s ‘Aggressive People’ Could Start World War III

Washington (AP) -- President Donald Trump is taking another jab at NATO, questioning whether the alliance's mutual defense pact might conceivably let tiny Montenegro's "very aggressive people" start
Trudeau Shuffles Cabinet, Keeps Key Roles Intact in Summer Reset

Trudeau Shuffles Cabinet, Keeps Key Roles Intact in Summer Reset

Justin Trudeau is resetting after a rocky year dented his chances of re-election.
Turkey Keeps U.S. Pastor Jailed, Straining Ties With Washington

Turkey Keeps U.S. Pastor Jailed, Straining Ties With Washington

A Turkish court refused to release an American pastor from prison, fanning tensions with Washington and sending the lira sliding on fears of U.S. retaliation.
China Fires Back After Kudlow Accuses Xi of Stalling Trade Talks

China Fires Back After Kudlow Accuses Xi of Stalling Trade Talks

China accused American officials of making false accusations as it fired back against a claim Xi Jinping is blocking talks with the U.S. over the trade war between both nations.
BAE's $1.3 Billion Contract for Howitzer Delayed by U.S. Army

BAE's $1.3 Billion Contract for Howitzer Delayed by U.S. Army

The U.S. Army is delaying approval of full-scale production of BAE Systems Plc’s new self-propelled howitzer, citing the need to improve quality before proceeding with additional contracts options
Trump Says Russia to Help on North Korea, Offers No Details

Trump Says Russia to Help on North Korea, Offers No Details

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Russia has agreed to help the U.S. deal with North Korea. But he didn’t provide details as he sought to stem political damage following his forced retreat
Le Pen Says Putin's U.S. Critics Out of Touch With Modern Russia

Le Pen Says Putin's U.S. Critics Out of Touch With Modern Russia

French nationalist Marine Le Pen said U.S. politicians who characterize Moscow as a threat are “backward” and they need to accept that 21st century Russia is “modern and safe.”
Putin’s ‘Incredible’ Offer to Trump Tied to 2016 Campaign Meeting

Putin’s ‘Incredible’ Offer to Trump Tied to 2016 Campaign Meeting

President Vladimir Putin’s offer to help the U.S. investigate alleged Russian election meddling, hailed as an “incredible” gesture by Donald Trump, included the same allegations made by a
Backlash Prompts Trump to Backpedal - Sort Of

Backlash Prompts Trump to Backpedal - Sort Of

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Modi to Face No-Confidence Vote as Opposition Ramps Up Pressure

Modi to Face No-Confidence Vote as Opposition Ramps Up Pressure

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government faces a no-confidence vote on Friday as the opposition uses the new monsoon session of India’s parliament to challenge his administration ahead of general
Tories Say They Still Back Theresa May as Leader: Brexit Update

Tories Say They Still Back Theresa May as Leader: Brexit Update

Theresa May only narrowly avoided a catastrophic defeat on her Brexit legislation, but after an intense day in Parliament, the atmosphere at a Tory backbenchers’ meeting suggests she’s out of
Canadian Chamber Urges Premiers to Fast-Track Internal Trade

Canadian Chamber Urges Premiers to Fast-Track Internal Trade

Canada’s provincial premiers should cut red tape on trade at home and maintain solidarity with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the face of U.S. “protectionist attacks,” the head of a major business
Libya Kidnap Shows Oil-Supply Growth at Risk From Insecurity

Libya Kidnap Shows Oil-Supply Growth at Risk From Insecurity

Just as Libya resumes oil exports from recently shuttered ports, an attack on its largest field is setting back progress yet again.
Comey Says Believers in U.S. Values ‘Must Vote for Democrats This Fall’

Comey Says Believers in U.S. Values ‘Must Vote for Democrats This Fall’

Washington (AP) -- James Comey, the FBI director who was fired last year by President Donald Trump, is urging voters to support Democrats in November's midterm elections.
Ethiopian Airline Makes First Flight to Eritrea This Century

Ethiopian Airline Makes First Flight to Eritrea This Century

Ethiopia’s national carrier is making its first regular passenger flight to neighboring Eritrea since a war two decades ago, underlining a surprise rapprochement between the former foes who have vowed
GOP Seeks to Force Confrontation With Democrats Over ICE

GOP Seeks to Force Confrontation With Democrats Over ICE

House Republicans sought to force a confrontation Wednesday with Democrats to exploit their divisions over calls from the party’s left wing to abolish the agency on the front lines of President Donald