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Islamic State Bomb Kills 159 as Pakistan Pre-Vote Violence Rises

Islamic State Bomb Kills 159 as Pakistan Pre-Vote Violence Rises

A suicide bomber killed at least 128 people on Friday in the worst attack in Pakistan since a 2014 school massacre as the country witnesses a spate of violence ahead of a tense July 25 national
Trump’s Praise Ends Tough Week for Theresa May

Trump’s Praise Ends Tough Week for Theresa May

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May emerged from her meeting with President Donald Trump having somehow made it to the end of another week -- but she was then immediately deep in talks with lawmakers
Trump Keeps Queen Waiting Before Windsor Castle Tea

Trump Keeps Queen Waiting Before Windsor Castle Tea

U.S. President Donald Trump isn’t renowned for being shy and retiring, but then he hasn’t met the Queen before. He kept his handshake short and stooped to hear what the U.K.’s diminutive 92-year-old
Tens of Thousands of Protesters Welcome Trump to London

Tens of Thousands of Protesters Welcome Trump to London

Chanting “say it loud, say it clear, Donald Trump not welcome here,” tens of thousands of people came together in London to direct their displeasure at the U.S. leader’s views, ranging from climate
Beyonce, World Cup Fever and Bastille Day Bash Put France on Alert

Beyonce, World Cup Fever and Bastille Day Bash Put France on Alert

Beyonce and Jay-Z are just two of the millions of people under a massive security umbrella in France this weekend that’ll peak with the World Cup final.
EU Weighs Changes to WTO Rules to Appease U.S.

EU Weighs Changes to WTO Rules to Appease U.S.

The European Commission proposed ways to resolve the Trump administration’s concerns over the functioning of the World Trade Organization, in a bid to avert a looming crisis that could undermine the
Mueller Charges 12 Russians on Hacking Before Trump-Putin Summit

Mueller Charges 12 Russians on Hacking Before Trump-Putin Summit

The U.S. special counsel brought election meddling directly to Vladimir Putin’s doorstep just days before the Russian leader plans to meet with President Donald Trump, charging 12 Russian military
Highlights From the Fed's Monetary Policy Report

Highlights From the Fed's Monetary Policy Report

The Federal Reserve Board underscored its commitment to a gradual pace of interest-rate hikes in its semi-annual monetary policy report to Congress released on Friday. Bloomberg's Chris Condon reports
Senators Assail Novartis Account of Cohen Connection

Senators Assail Novartis Account of Cohen Connection

U.S. Senate Democrats are questioning the truthfulness of Novartis AG’s account of its relationship with Donald Trump’s lawyer, saying its ties were deeper than the Swiss drugmaker has acknowledged.

What U.K.’s Brexit ‘Equivalence’ Plan Means for Banks

British banks keep having to lower their expectations for how they’ll do business with the European Union after the U.K. leaves the bloc. The U.K. government’s blueprint for Brexit unveiled July 12
Subpoena Sought Over Allegations EPA Mishandled Records Requests

Subpoena Sought Over Allegations EPA Mishandled Records Requests

The Environmental Protection Agency manipulated its handling of open records requests so that documents from the Obama years got priority over those involving the agency’s embattled former chief,
World Cup Final Is Route to Redemption for Croatia

World Cup Final Is Route to Redemption for Croatia

The team will line up against France after soccer’s image has been tarnished in the Balkan country.
U.S. Government Wasted $341,000 on Cabinet Official’s Travel, Watchdog Says

U.S. Government Wasted $341,000 on Cabinet Official’s Travel, Watchdog Says

Washington (AP) -- The government wasted at least $341,000 on travel by ousted Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, including booking charter flights without considering cheaper scheduled
Trump Says Not to Expect ‘Perry Mason’ Moment With Putin

Trump Says Not to Expect ‘Perry Mason’ Moment With Putin

President Donald Trump said not to expect a “Perry Mason” moment when he again confronts Vladimir Putin on Monday over Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, but promised to tackle the issue head-on.
Battle of the Jingles Begins With Brazil’s Elections Approaching

Battle of the Jingles Begins With Brazil’s Elections Approaching

As Brazil’s elections near, some of the presidential candidates chasing the pack in the opinion polls are turning to song to boost their chances.
Trump Apologizes to May and Vows U.K. Trade Deal After Brexit

Trump Apologizes to May and Vows U.K. Trade Deal After Brexit

Theresa May and Donald Trump entered a news conference on Friday holding hands and went out of their way to praise one another’s leadership, a day after the U.S. president assailed her Brexit strategy
Cohen Pitched Novartis Russia-Tied Investment, Democrats Say

Cohen Pitched Novartis Russia-Tied Investment, Democrats Say

Michael Cohen, longtime lawyer to President Donald Trump, not only took money from companies looking for insight into the new administration but also pressed one of his clients to take up an
May Invites Tory Brexiteers for Country House Chat Ahead of Vote

May Invites Tory Brexiteers for Country House Chat Ahead of Vote

Theresa May will continue her efforts to persuade Conservative lawmakers to back her Brexit strategy, inviting them to her Chequers country residence on Friday afternoon after U.S. President Donald
France Revamps Anti-Terror Intelligence System

France Revamps Anti-Terror Intelligence System

France is revamping its anti-terrorism organizations by creating a single operational team to oversee all of the country’s intelligence and prosecution to counter terror threats and plots on its soil,
Ryan Fundraising Effort Pulls in $10 Million in Second Quarter

Ryan Fundraising Effort Pulls in $10 Million in Second Quarter

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan’s joint fundraising committee said Friday it had raised almost $10 million during the second quarter of 2018 as he and other Republicans try to keep control of the chamber