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Trump’s North Korea Boasts Are Catching Up to Him

Trump’s North Korea Boasts Are Catching Up to Him

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Third-Time Presidential Candidate Seeks Third Way in Brazil

Third-Time Presidential Candidate Seeks Third Way in Brazil

With Brazil’s politics in meltdown, a softly-spoken, mixed-race woman from a remote Amazonian province believes she can lead Latin America’s largest economy after two failed presidential bids.
Najib Fighting for Freedom After Arrest in Malaysia 1MDB Probe

Najib Fighting for Freedom After Arrest in Malaysia 1MDB Probe

Less than two months after losing power in a shocking election defeat, former Malaysian leader Najib Razak is now facing a legal battle against charges that could see him facing jail.
AMLO Won. What Comes Next for Mexico?

AMLO Won. What Comes Next for Mexico?

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico’s next president, has promised to transform the nation. AMLO, as he’s known, pledged during his campaign to root out corruption, reduce violence, stop energy deals
Canada Strikes Back at Trump, and Condo Buyers Will Pay the Price

Canada Strikes Back at Trump, and Condo Buyers Will Pay the Price

Condo buyers in Canada’s already pricey markets may be the next to pay up as the trade battle with the U.S. radiates through the construction industry.
Anger at Rising Prices Hits a New Target in Saudi Arabia: Milk

Anger at Rising Prices Hits a New Target in Saudi Arabia: Milk

Saudi Arabia’s biggest dairy has become a boycott target of citizens smarting over the cost of remaking the kingdom’s economy.
Facebook and Apple Disagree on How to Curb Fake News for U.S. Midterms

Facebook and Apple Disagree on How to Curb Fake News for U.S. Midterms

Apple News launched a human-curated elections section, sparking a debate about tech companies and automation.
Trade War Hangs Over U.S. Job Market Set for More Gains in June

Trade War Hangs Over U.S. Job Market Set for More Gains in June

President Donald Trump’s global trade war is posing a growing risk to the kind of robust job gains that the U.S. probably enjoyed again in June.
N.J. Back From `Abyss,' Murphy Says. Credit Raters Need More

N.J. Back From `Abyss,' Murphy Says. Credit Raters Need More

Governor Phil Murphy’s record $3.2 billion pension payment was an easy sell to New Jersey lawmakers who had fought him on other budget initiatives. Still, he said, it was bittersweet to sign a
Brexit Bulletin: Labouring Over a Second Referendum

Brexit Bulletin: Labouring Over a Second Referendum

Today in Brexit: The Labour Party, long criticized for its ambiguous stance on Brexit, is under pressure to take a more combative approach.
U.K. Businesses Are Holding Back Over Brexit, says Hermes' Nusseibeh

U.K. Businesses Are Holding Back Over Brexit, says Hermes' Nusseibeh

Saker Nusseibeh, chief executive officer at Hermes Investment Management, discusses the BCC's call for clarity on Brexit from the British government and if the market is mispricing volatility. He
German Chancellor Clears Hurdle With Coalition Deal on Migrants

German Chancellor Clears Hurdle With Coalition Deal on Migrants

German Chancellor Angela Merkel halted the immediate threat of a government break up, crafting a plan to tighten migration and keep her Bavarian sister party in the fold. Under the deal, holding
Italy's Government Cracks Down on Short-Term Work Contracts

Italy's Government Cracks Down on Short-Term Work Contracts

Italy’s populist government approved a law that makes it harder to put employees on short-term contracts, the Cabinet’s first legislative initiative after taking office last month.
British Doctors Lack Transparency Where Big Pharma Pays

British Doctors Lack Transparency Where Big Pharma Pays

Half of British doctors who received payments from the pharmaceutical industry last year remained anonymous -- prompting a call for greater transparency from drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc.
Polish Judges Face Off Against Government as Court Protests Loom

Polish Judges Face Off Against Government as Court Protests Loom

Tensions over Poland’s judicial revamp grew a day after a warning shot from the European Union.
Merkel Averts German Coalition Crisis With Migration Deal

Merkel Averts German Coalition Crisis With Migration Deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel halted the immediate threat of a government breakup in Europe’s biggest economy, crafting a plan to tighten migration and keep her Bavarian sister party in the fold.
U.K. Businesses at ‘Breaking Point’ Over Lack of Brexit Clarity

U.K. Businesses at ‘Breaking Point’ Over Lack of Brexit Clarity

U.K. companies are at “breaking point” over the lack of clarity on Brexit, and are slowing down their investments as they await answers to key questions surrounding Britain’s departure from the
How Car Companies Are Blasting Trump's Import Investigation

How Car Companies Are Blasting Trump's Import Investigation

Two words sum up how auto companies are portraying the future if the Trump administration determines that car imports are a national security threat and slaps imported vehicles and parts with tariffs:
U.S. Seeks to Block China Mobile's Entry, Escalating Tension

U.S. Seeks to Block China Mobile's Entry, Escalating Tension

The U.S. moved to block China Mobile Ltd. from entering its telecommunications market on national security grounds, launching another salvo in the fight between the world’s two biggest economies days
Saudi Arabia Names Mega City's CEO as Adviser to Crown Prince

Saudi Arabia Names Mega City's CEO as Adviser to Crown Prince

Klaus Kleinfeld, who ran Siemens AG and Arconic Inc., will take a new role advising Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince on his reform plans, leaving his current position as chief executive officer of the