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Trump's Issues With Germany Not Completely Resolvable, Says German Marshall Fund

Trump's Issues With Germany Not Completely Resolvable, Says German Marshall Fund

Jan Techau, director of the European program at the German Marshall Fund of the United States, discusses President Trump's appearance at NATO, his issues with Germany and defense spending. Techau
The EU’s Anti-Migrant Bloc Is About to Get a Boost

The EU’s Anti-Migrant Bloc Is About to Get a Boost

Czech billionaire Andrej Babis won parliamentary approval for a minority government, strengthening the group of European Union members who are challenging the bloc’s unity.
Trump’s USDA Is Killing Rules That Organic Food Makers Want

Trump’s USDA Is Killing Rules That Organic Food Makers Want

The organic industry has sought out government oversight to reassure consumers. Now some worry that deregulation could chip away at that confidence.
Tech Companies Jockey as Pentagon Stays Quiet on Cloud Contract

Tech Companies Jockey as Pentagon Stays Quiet on Cloud Contract

More than a month after the Pentagon initially planned to release a final call for proposals on its multibillion-dollar cloud computing contract, Defense Department officials are still working on
Reuniting 3,000 Kids by July 26 Looms as Larger Test for Trump

Reuniting 3,000 Kids by July 26 Looms as Larger Test for Trump

The U.S. government says it’s working to comply with a deadline it missed to reunite all 102 migrant children under 5 who were separated from their parents, even as it faces a more formidable
BAE Howitzer Production Flawed as Army Readies $1.3 Billion Buy

BAE Howitzer Production Flawed as Army Readies $1.3 Billion Buy

BAE Systems Plc’s manufacture of the U.S. Army’s new howitzer is hobbled by poor welding, supply chain problems and delivery delays even as the service nears a $1.3 billion decision on full
Tax Loophole From 1960s Could Let Wealthy Tap 21% Corporate Rate

Tax Loophole From 1960s Could Let Wealthy Tap 21% Corporate Rate

An obscure tax provision from the 1960s that was left untouched by President Donald Trump’s overhaul could let wealthy individual investors seize for themselves the largest corporate tax cut in U.S.
Battle for House Control Runs Through California's Orange County

Battle for House Control Runs Through California's Orange County

A fierce battle over a handful of congressional seats in the Southern California bastion of Republicanism could determine both the GOP’s future in the state and the outcome of the national battle for
Trump’s Tariff Barrage Pushes China Fight to Point of No Return

Trump’s Tariff Barrage Pushes China Fight to Point of No Return

U.S. President Donald Trump is pushing his trade conflict with China toward a point where neither side can back down.
China Channels Michelle Obama in Trade War Barb Aimed at Trump

China Channels Michelle Obama in Trade War Barb Aimed at Trump

Chinese officials are invoking a favorite rallying cry of President Donald Trump’s political opponents as the U.S. leader escalates his trade war with Beijing.
India Will Defer to Top Court Verdict on Legalizing Gay Sex

India Will Defer to Top Court Verdict on Legalizing Gay Sex

India’s government has declined to take a position on the decriminalization of gay sex, leaving a decision about whether to strike down a colonial-era law entirely up to the country’s top court.
Brexit Bulletin: The Wild Card

Brexit Bulletin: The Wild Card

Today in Brexit: Politics might turn out to be a stumbling block on the Bank of England’s path to higher interest rates.
We Need Clarity on Brexit, Says Paris Europlace's Mestrallet

We Need Clarity on Brexit, Says Paris Europlace's Mestrallet

Gerard Mestrallet, chairman at Paris Europlace, discusses Brexit negotiations, an extension for Brexit, relocation of some bank staff to Paris, how competitive France is in attracting business and his
Africa Terror Fight to Suffer as China, Russia Take U.S. Focus

Africa Terror Fight to Suffer as China, Russia Take U.S. Focus

The U.S. is set to scale back aid to African military units fighting terrorism as it realigns its defense strategy to compete with more traditional threats from China and Russia.
Nine Charts That Explain Trump's Battle Over Defense Spending

Nine Charts That Explain Trump's Battle Over Defense Spending

The NATO summit that opens Wednesday is shaping up as the battle of the 2 percent, the alliance target that U.S. President Donald Trump is using to ram home his message that the U.S. gets a bad deal
Merkel Defies Political Gravity to Face Trump Again at NATO

Merkel Defies Political Gravity to Face Trump Again at NATO

Angela Merkel and Donald Trump in June 2018. Photographer: Leon Neal/Getty Images
China Vows Retaliation Against Trump's $200 Billion Trade Threat

China Vows Retaliation Against Trump's $200 Billion Trade Threat

China vowed to fightback against the Trump administration’s plans to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion in Chinese goods, escalating a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.
Facebook Faces U.K. Fine Over Cambridge Analytica Inquiry

Facebook Faces U.K. Fine Over Cambridge Analytica Inquiry

Facebook Inc. could be fined a symbolic 500,000 pounds ($664,000) by the U.K.’s privacy regulator after the social network giant failed to prevent key user data falling into the hands of a political