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May in Talks With Feuding Cabinet Members on Brexit Proposal

May in Talks With Feuding Cabinet Members on Brexit Proposal

Theresa May is holding one-to-one talks with cabinet ministers in an attempt to win their support for her Brexit plan after surprising them with a new proposal for a customs deal with the European
Trump Has Interviewed Four for Supreme Court Seat, Sources Say

Trump Has Interviewed Four for Supreme Court Seat, Sources Say

President Donald Trump has spoken with four potential replacements for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, his first interviews ahead of a nomination he’s said he’ll announce July 9.
BMW, Hyundai Join GM in Pressing U.S. to Forgo Auto Tariffs

BMW, Hyundai Join GM in Pressing U.S. to Forgo Auto Tariffs

BMW AG and Hyundai Motor Co. urged the U.S. not to impose tariffs on auto imports, joining General Motors Co. in pressing their case to the Commerce Department even as a top aide to President Donald
Santander Says Brexit, Catalan Crisis May Impact Its Business

Santander Says Brexit, Catalan Crisis May Impact Its Business

Banco Santander SA, Spain’s largest bank, said Catalan independence aspirations and Brexit-related uncertainty may have an “adverse material effect” on its business and results, according to a
Trump Tweets, Saudis Scramble: Here's How the U.S. Steers OPEC

Trump Tweets, Saudis Scramble: Here's How the U.S. Steers OPEC

The U.S. isn’t a member of OPEC, a cartel that’s anathema to the free-market capitalism of the world’s biggest economy. Yet presidents have long pressured its top producer Saudi Arabia to adjust oil
Susan Collins Says Can't Support Judge Who Would Overturn Abortion Law

Susan Collins Says Can't Support Judge Who Would Overturn Abortion Law

President Donald Trump shouldn’t pick someone for the Supreme Court who doesn’t respect legal precedent, including the “settled” 1973 decision that legalized abortion, Republican Senator Susan Collins
Mexico Heads to Polls With Leftist on Brink of Historic Victory

Mexico Heads to Polls With Leftist on Brink of Historic Victory

Mexicans head to ballot stations Sunday to elect a president and they’re set to hand power to a left-wing leader for the first time in decades, in a revolt against entrenched corruption, crime and
Pressure Grows on May Before Key Brexit Gathering

Pressure Grows on May Before Key Brexit Gathering

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is under mounting pressure as she prepares for a crunch meeting this week aimed at ending the war inside her cabinet over Brexit.
Merkel Faces Crunch Time in Showdown on Migrant Policy

Merkel Faces Crunch Time in Showdown on Migrant Policy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is about to find out whether party rebels against her migration policy are ready to back off or will push ahead with a political crisis that could deprive her of a
World's Biggest Trading Bloc a Step Closer After Tokyo Meeting

World's Biggest Trading Bloc a Step Closer After Tokyo Meeting

Asian trade ministers took another step toward creating what could be the world’s biggest trading bloc on Sunday, expressing hope that a deal could be signed by the end of this year.
New Hong Kong Housing Policies Will Bring Focus, Carrie Lam Says

New Hong Kong Housing Policies Will Bring Focus, Carrie Lam Says

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said new housing policies announced on Friday were a demonstration of her government’s political determination.
Cloud Wins Texas Race to Replace Disgraced Ex-Rep. Farenthold

Cloud Wins Texas Race to Replace Disgraced Ex-Rep. Farenthold

Republican Michael Cloud won a special election on Saturday for the Texas House seat formerly held by Blake Farenthold, who quit Congress after reports that he used taxpayer money to settle a sexual
Vitiello Tapped as Acting ICE Director

Vitiello Tapped as Acting ICE Director

Ronald Vitiello is the new acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Trump administration said, as President Donald Trump looks to fine tune his “zero-tolerance” policy on

Giuliani Promises Exiles Trump Will Bring Down Iran Regime

The collapse of Iran’s Islamic regime “is around the corner,” and the U.S. will keep increasing sanctions until it happens, President Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani told an exiled Iranian
N.J. Shutdown Averted as Governor Said to Reach Budget Deal

N.J. Shutdown Averted as Governor Said to Reach Budget Deal

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and his fellow Democrats in the Legislature have agreed on a state budget, hours before a constitutional deadline, according to two people familiar with the deal.
Najib’s Party Picks Ahmad Zahid to Lead Malaysian Opposition

Najib’s Party Picks Ahmad Zahid to Lead Malaysian Opposition

The party of ousted Malaysian Premier Najib Razak has chosen his former deputy, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, as its new president to lead reform after a shock election loss in May ended its six-decade rule.

Iran’s Khamenei Warns Against Complacency Amid Rial Anger

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has warned government officials not be lazy or take their posts for granted as President Hassan Rouhani’s government tries to contain mounting public anger

The Latest on Nationwide Protests Against Trump’s Immigration Policy

New York (AP) -- The Latest on nationwide protests over a Trump administration immigration policy (all times local):
South Sudan Fighting After Cease-Fire Leaves at Least 15 Dead

South Sudan Fighting After Cease-Fire Leaves at Least 15 Dead

A permanent cease-fire pact reached between South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar has not stopped fighting on the ground, with at least 15 civilians killed in a single
U.S. Backs Off Trump Tweet on Saudis Helping Lower Oil Price

U.S. Backs Off Trump Tweet on Saudis Helping Lower Oil Price

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration backed off an assertion he made earlier indicating he persuaded Saudi Arabia to effectively boost oil production to its maximum capacity, which would have