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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.
Europe’s Retaliation Takes U.S. Trade Tensions to the Next Level

Europe’s Retaliation Takes U.S. Trade Tensions to the Next Level

The European Union’s retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products came into force on Friday, the latest shots fired in what increasingly looks like a global trade war.
GOP Leaders Want to Celebrate Tax Cuts, But Few Are Listening

GOP Leaders Want to Celebrate Tax Cuts, But Few Are Listening

Republican leaders wanted to tout the six-month anniversary of their tax cuts this week. The rest of Washington was too busy to join the fanfare.
Congo Ex-Vice President Is Set to Return as Election Looms

Congo Ex-Vice President Is Set to Return as Election Looms

Former Democratic Republic of Congo Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba will go home next month, a party official said, after the political heavyweight’s acquittal of war crimes convictions delivered an
Saudis Dismiss Piracy Claim as Soccer Rights' Spat Escalates

Saudis Dismiss Piracy Claim as Soccer Rights' Spat Escalates

Saudi Arabia has strongly denied accusations it was behind a television service pirating multi-billion-dollar content, with a senior official saying that authorities have confiscated thousands of
Goldman, Morgan Stanley Say Test Scores May Not Curb Payouts

Goldman, Morgan Stanley Say Test Scores May Not Curb Payouts

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley are imploring investors not to get spooked.
White House Split Over Hardline Response to China Trade War

White House Split Over Hardline Response to China Trade War

Some White House officials are trying to restart talks with China to avoid a trade war before U.S. tariffs on Chinese products take effect July 6, three people familiar with the plans said, setting up
New Conviction for Romania's Top Politician to Worsen Tensions

New Conviction for Romania's Top Politician to Worsen Tensions

A second criminal conviction for Romania’s de-facto leader is set to fan political tensions over corruption in the Black Sea nation.
Sweden Nationalists Dream of ‘Swexit’ That (Almost) No One Wants

Sweden Nationalists Dream of ‘Swexit’ That (Almost) No One Wants

Sweden’s nationalist party leader spooked the currency markets this week by calling for a referendum on exiting the European Union after September’s election.
Greek Debt Talks: the Main Relief Measures Being Considered

Greek Debt Talks: the Main Relief Measures Being Considered

Greek bailout talks are reaching the final stretch and creditors are debating what relief measures they can offer Europe’s most-indebted state to ease its financial burden and facilitate its exit from
Australian Energy Retailers May Face Intervention on Prices

Australian Energy Retailers May Face Intervention on Prices

Australia’s energy retailers face further government intervention in the market if they don’t move to lower power prices for consumers after a drop in wholesale charges, according to Energy Minister
Thai King Now Holds Crown Property Bureau's Billions in Assets

Thai King Now Holds Crown Property Bureau's Billions in Assets

Thailand’s Crown Property Bureau said its assets are now held in the name of King Maha Vajiralongkorn, clarifying how a legal change last year affects billions of dollars of holdings.