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Trump Says He May Ask Putin to Extradite Intelligence Agents

Trump Says He May Ask Putin to Extradite Intelligence Agents

President Donald Trump said he may ask Vladimir Putin to extradite 12 Russian intelligence agents indicted Friday for hacking Democratic email accounts during the 2016 campaign, and said he has “low
Trump’s Advice That May Didn’t Listen To: Sue the EU

Trump’s Advice That May Didn’t Listen To: Sue the EU

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said U.S. President Donald Trump advised her to be litigious in dealing with the European Union on Brexit.
May Calls on Britons to Back Her Plan, or Risk No Brexit

May Calls on Britons to Back Her Plan, or Risk No Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May defended her plan for leaving the European Union as the only viable option, and called on voters and lawmakers to get behind it or “risk ending up with no Brexit at all.”
Iranian Official Urges Trump Not to Use U.S. Strategic Oil Reserve

Iranian Official Urges Trump Not to Use U.S. Strategic Oil Reserve

A senior Iranian oil official urged U.S. President Donald Trump not to use the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve to push prices lower, and instead drop sanctions on Iran’s crude exports.
Current Brexit Deal Only Option, May Writes in Mail on Sunday

Current Brexit Deal Only Option, May Writes in Mail on Sunday

The Brexit deal that Theresa May unveiled last week is the only option for Britain to exit the European Union, the U.K. prime minister wrote in the Mail on Sunday.
Trump Says Border Policy Mirrors Obama's, Denigrates Immigration

Trump Says Border Policy Mirrors Obama's, Denigrates Immigration

President Donald Trump falsely claimed that his administration hadn’t implemented new policies leading to the separation of children from their parents at the U.S. border, and said immigration is
White House, CNN Trade Barbs Over Scrapped Bolton Interview

White House, CNN Trade Barbs Over Scrapped Bolton Interview

The White House press secretary said the Trump administration had punished “bad behavior” after a planned CNN interview with National Security Adviser John Bolton was canceled following a tense
Trump Says He Understands Why Women Fear Roe v. Wade Reversal

Trump Says He Understands Why Women Fear Roe v. Wade Reversal

President Donald Trump said he understands why women are concerned that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh may lead to a reversal of existing abortion law in the U.S., but says it could be a “long
Judge Says Agency May Be Defying Family Reunification Order

Judge Says Agency May Be Defying Family Reunification Order

A federal judge said the Department of Health and Human Services may be “acting in defiance” of a court order on immigration, and questioned the federal government’s commitment to reuniting some 2,500
U.S., North Korea Discuss War Dead as Nuclear Dispute Simmers

U.S., North Korea Discuss War Dead as Nuclear Dispute Simmers

U.S. and North Korean officials met Sunday to discuss the return of remains of American soldiers killed almost seven decades ago during the Korean War, with the talks offering a chance to ease
Congo's Jean-Pierre Bemba Nominated as Presidential Candidate

Congo's Jean-Pierre Bemba Nominated as Presidential Candidate

Former Democratic Republic of Congo Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba has been nominated his party’s candidate for upcoming presidential elections, five weeks after his conviction for war crimes was
Trade War, NATO Sparring and a Bridge of Love: Weekend Reads

Trade War, NATO Sparring and a Bridge of Love: Weekend Reads

Want to receive this post in your inbox every morning? Sign up for the Balance of Power newsletter, and follow Bloomberg Politics on Twitter and Facebook for more.U.S. President Donald Trump’s sojourn
U.A.E. to Invest $10 Billion in South Africa

U.A.E. to Invest $10 Billion in South Africa

The United Arab Emirates intends to invest as much as $10 billion in South Africa’s economy, with a focus on tourism and mining.
Reunited Immigrant Families Face Difficult Choice to Split Again

Reunited Immigrant Families Face Difficult Choice to Split Again

Escaping gruesome violence at the hands of police and gangs in Honduras, a mother and her daughter arrived in the U.S. on June 8 near McAllen, Texas, and turned themselves in to federal agents. They
Trump Pressed to Confront Putin After Mueller's Indictments

Trump Pressed to Confront Putin After Mueller's Indictments

Whatever Donald Trump had hoped to get out of his summit with Vladimir Putin, Robert Mueller changed the game.
Russian Military Planes Enter South Korean Air Defense Zone

Russian Military Planes Enter South Korean Air Defense Zone

Two Russian military planes flew into South Korea’s Air Defense Identification Zone four times on Friday, the Korean military said.
Netanyahu Targets Hamas Militants as Israeli-Gaza Clashes Flare

Netanyahu Targets Hamas Militants as Israeli-Gaza Clashes Flare

Israel launched its harshest assault against the Gaza Strip’s Hamas rulers since their 2014 war, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, in waves of airstrikes that drew barrages of Palestinian mortar
German Workers, Thank Refugees When Your Paychecks Are Growing

German Workers, Thank Refugees When Your Paychecks Are Growing

The arrival of more than a million refugees in Germany in recent years nearly tore apart the government. It’s also a reason why the country’s workers could soon be taking home more pay.
Ex-FBI Lawyer Testifies to House Panels on 2016 Anti-Trump Texts

Ex-FBI Lawyer Testifies to House Panels on 2016 Anti-Trump Texts

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page was praised by congressional investigators as largely cooperative on Friday, answering questions mostly about her 2016 text-message exchanges with FBI Agent Peter Strzok
Reading Between the Lines on Mueller's Russia Investigation

Reading Between the Lines on Mueller's Russia Investigation

On the morning of July 27th, 2016, Donald Trump made a now-infamous address into the camera.