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Trump’s ‘Cult-Like’ Grip on GOP Keeps Most Party Members in Line

Trump’s ‘Cult-Like’ Grip on GOP Keeps Most Party Members in Line

President Donald Trump demonstrated his dominance over the Republican Party this week, serving notice to GOP lawmakers that they risk the wrath of their base by going against him.
Spanish Minister Resigns, Saying Sanchez Will Turn Page on Graft

Spanish Minister Resigns, Saying Sanchez Will Turn Page on Graft

Spanish Culture Minister Maxim Huerta resigned following reports he’d been sanctioned for tax fraud.
Mark Leno to Make Remarks in San Francisco Mayor's Race

Mark Leno to Make Remarks in San Francisco Mayor's Race

San Francisco mayoral candidate Mark Leno is scheduled to make remarks about the election as the latest results show London Breed pulling ahead in a tight race.
Sen. Cardin Says Congress Must Assert Itself on Trade Policy

Sen. Cardin Says Congress Must Assert Itself on Trade Policy

Sen. Ben Cardin, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and a Democrat from Maryland, discusses his message to Canada on trade negotiations, the responsibility of Congress to oversee
Steel Price Surge Highlights Fears and Hopes on Trump's Tariffs

Steel Price Surge Highlights Fears and Hopes on Trump's Tariffs

Steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by the U.S. in March may already be filtering through to prices charged by American producers of the metals.
Trump Economic Adviser Kudlow Leaves Hospital After Heart Attack

Trump Economic Adviser Kudlow Leaves Hospital After Heart Attack

President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser Larry Kudlow was discharged from the hospital after undergoing treatment for a heart attack, the White House said Wednesday.
Georgia’s Prime Minister Resigns, Citing Divisions With Billionaire Leader

Georgia’s Prime Minister Resigns, Citing Divisions With Billionaire Leader

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili unexpectedly resigned his post, citing divisions with his governing party and its billionaire founder Bidzina Ivanishvili.
A Billionaire’s Dream of Splitting Up California Moves One Step Closer to Reality

A Billionaire’s Dream of Splitting Up California Moves One Step Closer to Reality

Billionaire Tim Draper, who’s leading a push to break California into three states, is getting his shot to let voters decide on the issue.
Trump Attorney Michael Cohen Splits With His Legal Team

Trump Attorney Michael Cohen Splits With His Legal Team

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney and fixer, is parting ways with his legal team as federal prosecutors in New York pursue a criminal investigation of him, according
Euro Zone's Nordic Member Is Fighting to Save the Welfare State

Euro Zone's Nordic Member Is Fighting to Save the Welfare State

The only Nordic member of the euro zone is trying to figure out how its social welfare model can survive the future.
Grieve Says Hopes to Finalize Compromise Brexit Amendment Today

Grieve Says Hopes to Finalize Compromise Brexit Amendment Today

Rebel U.K. Conservative lawmaker Dominic Grieve said he is in talks with the government to agree a compromise amendment on Parliament having a “meaningful vote” over the final Brexit deal with the
FAA Inspectors Let Unsafe Charters Fly, Watchdog Probe Confirms

FAA Inspectors Let Unsafe Charters Fly, Watchdog Probe Confirms

Government aviation inspectors allowed unsafe aircraft to operate in U.S. commercial flight operations, a whistle-blower investigation has concluded.
Judge Orders EPA to Act on Plans to Limit Pollution Spread

Judge Orders EPA to Act on Plans to Limit Pollution Spread

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was ordered by a judge to act on plans to limit the ozone pollution from five states upwind of New York and Connecticut, a victory for the Democratic-led
Mueller Reveals Memos on Manafort Lobbying for Ukraine

Mueller Reveals Memos on Manafort Lobbying for Ukraine

Special counsel Robert Mueller used a late-night filing Tuesday to reinforce his allegation that Paul Manafort directed a pro-Ukraine lobbying campaign in the U.S. without registering as a foreign
Pompeo Sees North Korean Denuclearization in Trump's First Term

Pompeo Sees North Korean Denuclearization in Trump's First Term

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he expects North Korea to take the major steps toward nuclear disarmament during President Donald Trump’s first term.
Spy Chief Joins Board of Ethiopia's Key Military Conglomerate

Spy Chief Joins Board of Ethiopia's Key Military Conglomerate

Ethiopia’s new intelligence chief was appointed to the board of Metals & Engineering Corp., the latest shakeup at the military-industrial conglomerate that’s played a crucial role in projects that
New Jersey's Capital City Elects Gusciora as Its First Gay Mayor

New Jersey's Capital City Elects Gusciora as Its First Gay Mayor

New Jersey’s capital city of Trenton elected its first gay mayor, Reed Gusciora, a state legislator who co-sponsored a bill granting same-sex couples the right to marry.
Irish Premier Channels Terminator Movies to Reassure on Brexit

Irish Premier Channels Terminator Movies to Reassure on Brexit

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is turning to the Terminator movies to reassure entrepreneurs that his country can overcome the looming challenges of Brexit.
Corruption Accusations Fly in Mexico's Final Presidential Debate

Corruption Accusations Fly in Mexico's Final Presidential Debate

Mexico’s presidential candidates traded corruption accusations in a third and final debate that is unlikely to erode the front-runner position of leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador ahead of the July
Two Norwegian Lawmakers Nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

Two Norwegian Lawmakers Nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

U.S. President Donald Trump was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in reaching an agreement to work toward de-nuclearization of the Korean peninsula.