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Mueller Seeks to Bar `Vindictive' Defense at Manafort Trial

Mueller Seeks to Bar `Vindictive' Defense at Manafort Trial

Special Counsel Robert Mueller asked a judge to bar Paul Manafort from arguing at his upcoming criminal trial that the government’s investigation into his business activities was selective or
Immigration Gambit Backfires With Fresh Risks for GOP Moderates

Immigration Gambit Backfires With Fresh Risks for GOP Moderates

The collapse of an immigration gambit engineered by moderate Republicans in the House has exposed them to attacks from the right and the left just as they’re facing already tough re-election bids that
Rep. Marshall Says Nafta Needs to Be Done Sooner Than Later

Rep. Marshall Says Nafta Needs to Be Done Sooner Than Later

Representative Roger Marshall, a member of the House Agriculture Committee and a Republican from Kansas, discusses the impact of trade tariffs on Kansas farmers, immigration legislation, and House
<span>Two Years After the Brexit Vote, No Regrets</span>

<span>Two Years After the Brexit Vote, No Regrets</span>

Britain’s most depressed regions don’t want Europe’s help.
Trump Border Policy Plunges Into Confusion Following New Order

Trump Border Policy Plunges Into Confusion Following New Order

President Donald Trump’s new policy on illegal border crossings entered its third day with confusion surrounding how authorities will handle enforcement and reunite families.
EU Warns of ‘Severe Disruption’ as Trump Threatens Car Tariffs

EU Warns of ‘Severe Disruption’ as Trump Threatens Car Tariffs

The introduction of U.S. tariffs on European Union automobiles and car parts could affect $300 billion in trade and damage nearly all of the bloc’s 28 member states, according to an EU report.
Manafort Judge Rejects Bid to Toss Money-Laundering Charge

Manafort Judge Rejects Bid to Toss Money-Laundering Charge

A Washington federal judge rejected Paul Manafort’s request to dismiss a money-laundering charge he faces at a pending trial.
Trump Threatens to Impose 20% Tariff on European Car Imports

Trump Threatens to Impose 20% Tariff on European Car Imports

President Donald Trump said he plans to impose a 20 percent tariff on all cars imported from the European Union unless the trade bloc “soon” removes import duties and other barriers to U.S. goods,
U.S. Supreme Court Bolsters Mobile-Phone Privacy Rights

U.S. Supreme Court Bolsters Mobile-Phone Privacy Rights

Law enforcement officials generally need a warrant to get mobile-phone tower records that show someone’s location over an extended period, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a decision that bolsters
Salvini Tells Germany the Next Year Will Determine Future of EU

Salvini Tells Germany the Next Year Will Determine Future of EU

Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said that whether a united European Union “still exists or not” will be decided within a year, adding he is aware his stand on migration could topple German
After U.S., Israel Also Backs Away From UN Human Rights Body

After U.S., Israel Also Backs Away From UN Human Rights Body

Diplomats said Friday that Israel has temporarily reduced its participation with the U.N.'s main human rights body, days after the United States pulled out largely over its allegation that the Human
EPA Ready to Propose 19.9 Billion Gallon Biofuel Target, Sources Say

EPA Ready to Propose 19.9 Billion Gallon Biofuel Target, Sources Say

Oil industry opposition prompted Trump administration officials to at least temporarily abandon a proposal that would force larger refineries to use more biofuel to make up for exemptions granted to
Three Months of Brexit Talks: 5 Percent Progress, 500 More Words

Three Months of Brexit Talks: 5 Percent Progress, 500 More Words

Amid all the noise of the Brexit talks, there’s one way to measure U.K. progress, and that’s on paper.
Steaks, Food Sent to Walter Reed After Trump Scraps Picnic

Steaks, Food Sent to Walter Reed After Trump Scraps Picnic

The steaks and other perishable food from the White House’s canceled congressional picnic have been donated to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, a spokeswoman said Friday.
Erdogan Mocks Critics After Rival's Rally: Campaign Trail Update

Erdogan Mocks Critics After Rival's Rally: Campaign Trail Update

With less than 48 hours before polls open in Turkey, the two main candidates sought to rally their supporters with mass gatherings in the biggest cities.
Trump Throws New Roadblock in Front of GOP Immigration Efforts

Trump Throws New Roadblock in Front of GOP Immigration Efforts

President Donald Trump may have killed whatever chance House Republicans had of passing immigration legislation next week by telling them to stop “wasting their time” on the issue until after the
Americans Say No to Presidential Self-Pardons, AP Poll Shows

Americans Say No to Presidential Self-Pardons, AP Poll Shows

Even in an era of deep political division, Democrats and Republicans agree presidents should not pardon themselves. And if the nation's chief executive ever does so, majorities of Americans in both
Ignore Manufacturers' Complaints on Brexit, Farage Tells May

Ignore Manufacturers' Complaints on Brexit, Farage Tells May

Nigel Farage, the former leader of the U.K. Independence Party and a key figure in the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, said the manufacturing industry is too small to be allowed to
Trump Using Children as ‘Political Pawns,’ Hillary Clinton Says

Trump Using Children as ‘Political Pawns,’ Hillary Clinton Says

The U.S. child-separation policy at its southern border has seen immigrant families ripped apart and children used as “political pawns,” former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday.
With Greek Debt Deal in Pocket, Tsipras Finally Wears Tie

With Greek Debt Deal in Pocket, Tsipras Finally Wears Tie

Now that Greece’s creditors have reached a landmark debt deal, the only remaining question was answered late Friday, Alexis Tsipras put on a tie.