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Merkel Fails to End Coalition Rift on Migrants Ahead of EU Talks

Merkel Fails to End Coalition Rift on Migrants Ahead of EU Talks

Angela Merkel failed to resolve a clash over migration with her Bavarian sister party, ratcheting up pressure on the German chancellor as she faces a weekend ultimatum to tighten borders.
Trump Presses Congress to Act After Judge Orders Kids Reunited

Trump Presses Congress to Act After Judge Orders Kids Reunited

A federal judge ordered the U.S. to reunite immigrant children who were separated from their families at border crossings and to stop detaining parents without their children, prompting a new call for
Porn Detectors, Facebook Tax: Uganda Tightens Grip on Internet

Porn Detectors, Facebook Tax: Uganda Tightens Grip on Internet

If Ugandan authorities have their way, checking Facebook or Twitter will cost you a few cents a day while a state-procured device scans your computer for pornography.
Facebook Retools Political Ad Rules After Blowback

Facebook Retools Political Ad Rules After Blowback

A top Facebook Inc. executive said Tuesday the company’s strategy to distinguish between journalism and political content will go into effect in the "coming days."
New Tax Form Is a Sign of Shift Toward TurboTax, Away From H&R Block

New Tax Form Is a Sign of Shift Toward TurboTax, Away From H&R Block

The IRS’s new 1040 tax form doesn’t exactly fit on a standard postcard as Republicans promised, but it’s smaller and simpler than before -- and it may push more filers to use software rather than
Bulgaria Delays Euro Plans, Blaming ‘Constantly Changing’ Demands

Bulgaria Delays Euro Plans, Blaming ‘Constantly Changing’ Demands

Bulgaria blamed the imposition of new requirements by the European Union and the European Central Bank for holding up its euro-adoption bid.
After Floods, Famine, Malawi's Leader Is Bullish on Growth

After Floods, Famine, Malawi's Leader Is Bullish on Growth

Malawian President Peter Mutharika had to deal with devastating floods, a famine and a foreign-aid freeze during his first term. Now, he’s seeking re-election to tackle the challenges of attracting
Rouda to Challenge Rohrabacher in Southern California House District

Rouda to Challenge Rohrabacher in Southern California House District

In the battle for control of Congress, one of the toughest fights among Democrats has been settled by 126 votes: Businessman Harley Rouda will face endangered Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher in
Border Patrol Halts Prosecution of Families Crossing Illegally

Border Patrol Halts Prosecution of Families Crossing Illegally

The nation’s top border enforcement official said Monday that his agency has halted criminal prosecutions of adults who illegally cross the border with children in order to stop separating families.
U.S. to Appeal Sentence of Turkish Banker in Iran-Sanctions Case

U.S. to Appeal Sentence of Turkish Banker in Iran-Sanctions Case

U.S. prosecutors plan to appeal the length of the prison term for a Turkish banker convicted of aiding an Iranian sanctions-evasion plot.
Trump Says Harley ‘First to Wave White Flag’ in His EU Trade War

Trump Says Harley ‘First to Wave White Flag’ in His EU Trade War

President Donald Trump accused Harley-Davidson of surrendering in his budding trade war with the EU after the company said it would relocate production outside the U.S. in response to European
Michael Cohen Lawyer Completed Review of Files Seized by FBI

Michael Cohen Lawyer Completed Review of Files Seized by FBI

Lawyers for Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal fixer, say they’ve completed a review of files seized by the FBI during an April raid and found that 12,061 of the more than 4
Jokowi’s Battle for Indonesian Presidency Begins With Local Election

Jokowi’s Battle for Indonesian Presidency Begins With Local Election

Indonesia’s most populous province is set to go the polls in what’s shaping up as a test of President Joko Widodo’s popularity and a potential springboard for his rivals ahead of next year’s
Supreme Court’s AmEx Ruling Hands Win to the Rich and Creditworthy

Supreme Court’s AmEx Ruling Hands Win to the Rich and Creditworthy

Points lovers just got a boost from a most unusual place: the U.S. Supreme Court.
Navarro Seeks to Calm Investor Concern on Trump Trade Policy

Navarro Seeks to Calm Investor Concern on Trump Trade Policy

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro sought to ease investor concerns about U.S. trade policy, indicating that a Treasury Department report later this week on American restrictions on foreign
U.S. to Pledge Aid to Venezuelan Refugees Near Brazil Border

U.S. to Pledge Aid to Venezuelan Refugees Near Brazil Border

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will announce an increase in humanitarian aid to Venezuelan refugees during his upcoming visit to Brazil, according to two people with direct knowledge of the issue.
Jason Kander Announces Run for Kansas City Mayor

Jason Kander Announces Run for Kansas City Mayor

A former Missouri secretary of state who garnered national attention during an unsuccessful bid for U.S. Senate announced Monday that he's running for Kansas City mayor.
Tories’ ‘Green Veneer’ Threatened Over Heathrow, Tidal Power

Tories’ ‘Green Veneer’ Threatened Over Heathrow, Tidal Power

The U.K. Conservative Party’s efforts to portray itself as a responsible steward of the environment were ridiculed Monday as ministers promoted airport expansion less than an hour after rejecting a
House and Senate GOP Swallow Trump Betrayal on Immigration Bill

House and Senate GOP Swallow Trump Betrayal on Immigration Bill

President Donald Trump’s tweet dismissing Republicans’ immigration bill caught members of his party off guard. Now they’re trying again to solve the intractable issue with one fear confirmed -- their
ACLU Seeks Emergency Order to Reunify Families Split at Border

ACLU Seeks Emergency Order to Reunify Families Split at Border

A civil rights group asked a U.S. judge to order the Trump administration to reunify more than 2,000 undocumented children taken from their immigrant parents and halt all future separations of