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Biden Fundraising Setback Stirs Questions About His Durability

Biden Fundraising Setback Stirs Questions About His Durability

Joe Biden’s campaign was keeping its latest fund-raising numbers close to the vest. Then, on Thursday, the former vice president broke the news himself, putting the campaign on the defensive.
Medvedev: Trump Impeachment Wouldn’t Harm U.S. Political System

Medvedev: Trump Impeachment Wouldn’t Harm U.S. Political System

The situation surrounding a possible impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump will not harm the American political system, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said according to Interfax, which
Thousands March to Frontier in Pakistani Kashmir

Thousands March to Frontier in Pakistani Kashmir

Thousands of people in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir have begun marching toward the highly militarized Line of Control that divides the territory between Pakistan and India to protest the lockdown in
Trump, Sanders, Warren Policies are Rattling This Investor

Trump, Sanders, Warren Policies are Rattling This Investor

The 2020 U.S. presidential candidates, the incumbent included, are leaving one prominent bullish investor feeling his least optimistic in more than a decade.
France to Step Up Intelligence Screening After Police Attack

France to Step Up Intelligence Screening After Police Attack

France’s anti-terrorism office is investigating a possible terrorist attack after an employee of the police knifed four colleagues to death
IMF Weighs New Program for Congo as Backdrop Improves

IMF Weighs New Program for Congo as Backdrop Improves

The International Monetary Fund is considering a new financing partnership with the Democratic Republic of Congo following renewed discussions between the two parties, Prime Minister Sylvestre Ilunga
Pompeo Says State Department Responded to Congress on Ukraine

Pompeo Says State Department Responded to Congress on Ukraine

The State Department has given Congress an “initial response” to a request for documents related to the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said.
Pressure Mounts on Iraqi Premier as Protest Death Toll Nears 100

Pressure Mounts on Iraqi Premier as Protest Death Toll Nears 100

Iraq’s Adil Abdul-Mahdi is facing the biggest test of his short premiership after clashes between security forces and protesters killed almost 100 people over five days.
European Vineyards, Cheesemakers React to Blow From U.S. Tariffs

European Vineyards, Cheesemakers React to Blow From U.S. Tariffs

Spanish winemaker Baron de Ley has made the U.S. a priority for exports as it seeks out new markets to help cushion the blow of Brexit — only to face the threat of tariffs
Trump Orders Ban on Immigrants Who Can’t Pay for Health Care

Trump Orders Ban on Immigrants Who Can’t Pay for Health Care

The Trump administration said it won’t admit immigrants who can’t cover their own medical costs, a policy criticized as likely to lead to separations for some families and that could quickly face
URGENT: Security Forces Kill More Than 80 in 5 Days of Iraq Protests

URGENT: Security Forces Kill More Than 80 in 5 Days of Iraq Protests

Iraqi authorities have lifted a curfew in the capital, Baghdad, two days after imposing the measure in an attempt to quell anti-government demonstrations.
10 Injured in Blast in India-Administered Kashmir

10 Injured in Blast in India-Administered Kashmir

At least 10 people were injured in a grenade blast near a government building in India-administered Kashmir on Saturday, police said.
Trump Starts Impeachment Battle With Self-Inflicted Wounds

Trump Starts Impeachment Battle With Self-Inflicted Wounds

President Donald Trump’s battle against an accelerating impeachment inquiry is growing tougher after a week of damaging revelations and self-inflicted wounds that emboldened Democrats and put the
Thousands of Hong Kong Protesters Ignore Mask Ban as Violence Resumes

Thousands of Hong Kong Protesters Ignore Mask Ban as Violence Resumes

Violence escalated in Hong Kong as protesters set fires and vandalized train stations and banks, pushing back against government efforts to quell demonstrations when it invoked a colonial-era
After Another Week of Brexit Bluff and Bravado, What’s Next?

After Another Week of Brexit Bluff and Bravado, What’s Next?

Can Boris Johnson get a Brexit deal? Is he even trying to? Will he delay Brexit? Will he take Britain out without a deal?
Johnson’s Five Principles in His Bid to Break Brexit Deadlock

Johnson’s Five Principles in His Bid to Break Brexit Deadlock

Boris Johnson set out the principles of his Brexit proposal in a letter to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, saying he hopes the plan could form the basis for “rapid negotiations.”
Senate Democrats Ask IRS to Investigate NRA’s Tax-Exempt Status

Senate Democrats Ask IRS to Investigate NRA’s Tax-Exempt Status

Two top Senate Democrats are pressuring the Internal Revenue Service to investigate whether the National Rifle Association deserves to be a tax-exempt organization.
Will Johnson’s Irish Border Plans End Brexit Impasse?: QuickTake

Will Johnson’s Irish Border Plans End Brexit Impasse?: QuickTake

The frontier between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland remains the essential conundrum of Brexit. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is determined to leave the European Union by Oct. 31,
Bernie Sanders Halts Campaign Events After Experiencing Chest Pains

Bernie Sanders Halts Campaign Events After Experiencing Chest Pains

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has canceled campaign events “until further notice” after experiencing chest discomfort that required medical attention to treat a blocked artery.