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Manafort Fails to Win Freedom While Challenging Jail Order

Manafort Fails to Win Freedom While Challenging Jail Order

Paul Manafort has lost his bid to get out of jail while appealing a trial judge’s order that put him there.
Ban on U.S. Exports to ZTE Should Be Kept in Bill, Senators Say

Ban on U.S. Exports to ZTE Should Be Kept in Bill, Senators Say

Key senators wrote a letter aimed at pushing Congress to block President Donald Trump’s deal lifting a ban on U.S. exports to Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corp.
Why Britain Is Headed for a ‘Soft’ Brexit

Why Britain Is Headed for a ‘Soft’ Brexit

With less than nine months until Britain is due to leave the European Union, the U.K. government finally has a plan. It aims to keep the biggest benefit of being part of the EU -- the ability to
Sen. Rounds Says Congress Can 'Drive Messages' on Trade

Sen. Rounds Says Congress Can 'Drive Messages' on Trade

Sen. Mike Rounds, a South Dakota Republican, discusses his concerns about U.S. trade policy with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Meet the Congressional Candidate Looking to Oust Rep. Hurd

Meet the Congressional Candidate Looking to Oust Rep. Hurd

Gina Ortiz Jones, a Texas congressional candidate, discusses her candidacy, U.S. foreign policy and border security with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of
U.S., China Say They Are Open to Talks Amid Escalating Trade War

U.S., China Say They Are Open to Talks Amid Escalating Trade War

The U.S. and China signaled they were open to resuming negotiations over trade after days of exchanging retaliatory threats, though Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Beijing must commit to deeper
Stormy Daniels’s Strip Club Charges Are Dropped Hours After Arrest

Stormy Daniels’s Strip Club Charges Are Dropped Hours After Arrest

Adult-film star Stephanie Clifford, whose fame has been multiplied by her lawsuit against U.S. President Donald Trump, was released hours after a now-voided arrest at a strip club in Columbus, Ohio,
Three House Democrats Offer Plan to Abolish ICE

Three House Democrats Offer Plan to Abolish ICE

The call to abolish the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has moved from a rallying point for Democratic Party’s left wing to a legislative proposal being introduced by three House
Trump Tweets ‘Very Nice Note’ He Says He Got From Kim Jong Un

Trump Tweets ‘Very Nice Note’ He Says He Got From Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump praised Kim Jong Un in an apparent effort to boost nuclear talks, after a series of setbacks raised doubts about U.S. efforts to convince the North Korean leader to give up his
Interest Groups Rush to Sway Senators on Kavanaugh Nomination

Interest Groups Rush to Sway Senators on Kavanaugh Nomination

The GOP’s race to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sparking a furious battle between liberal and conservative groups to sway half a dozen pivotal senators who are giving little hint of
Pompeo Warns Europe of Threats Posed by Support for Iran

Pompeo Warns Europe of Threats Posed by Support for Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo unleashed a new broadside against Iran on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Brussels on Thursday, asking U.S. allies to “cut off all funding” so the regime
Trump Picks Shahira Knight as New Legislative Director

Trump Picks Shahira Knight as New Legislative Director

President Donald Trump chose economic aide Shahira Knight to be his next legislative director, the White House announced in a statement Thursday.
Trump Dines With Lockheed Martin and Mars in Opulent Palace

Trump Dines With Lockheed Martin and Mars in Opulent Palace

Donald Trump met with business people from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean Thursday evening as his host Theresa May aimed to impress the U.S. president with Blenheim Palace, the opulent 300-year-old
Republicans Threaten FBI Agent Strzok With Contempt Citation

Republicans Threaten FBI Agent Strzok With Contempt Citation

Republican threats to cite Peter Strzok for contempt of Congress hung over a hearing where the FBI agent forcefully denied his anti-Trump tweets showed that bias tainted the bureau’s Russia
Trump Gives NATO Backing After Sowing Summit Discord

Trump Gives NATO Backing After Sowing Summit Discord

President Donald Trump affirmed the U.S. commitment to NATO, but only after dragging top allies -- Germany in particular -- through a chaotic two days of insults, accusations and demands for more

Syrian Government Raises Its Flag Over Cradle of 2011 Revolt

Beirut (AP) -- For the first time in more than seven years, the Syrian government raised its flag Thursday over Daraa, the first city to revolt against President Bashar Assad in 2011 and plunge the
U.S. Government Reopens Probe of Emmett Till Slaying

U.S. Government Reopens Probe of Emmett Till Slaying

Birmingham, Ala. (AP) -- A 2017 book that revealed lies by a key figure in the Emmett Till case has prompted the U.S government to renew its investigation into the brutal 1955 slaying, a federal
Trump's Disruption Echoes Turmoil at G-7 Summit: NATO Update

Trump's Disruption Echoes Turmoil at G-7 Summit: NATO Update

In an unexpected twist, NATO leaders are holding an unplanned emergency session on the last day of their two-day summit, which has been upended by U.S. President Donald Trump’s attacks on allies over
North Koreans Are No Show at U.S. War Dead Talks, Yonhap Reports

North Koreans Are No Show at U.S. War Dead Talks, Yonhap Reports

North Korean officials didn’t show up for a planned meeting with U.S. counterparts to discuss returning the remains of American war dead, South Korean media reported, in the latest sign of tensions
Trump’s Effort to End ‘Catch and Release’ Was Stymied From the Start

Trump’s Effort to End ‘Catch and Release’ Was Stymied From the Start

President Donald Trump’s short-lived effort to end the practice his administration derides as “catch and release” of undocumented immigrants never was fully implemented.