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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.
Sen. Toomey Says Senate Has Constitutional Responsibility on Trade

Sen. Toomey Says Senate Has Constitutional Responsibility on Trade

Sen Pat Toomey, a member of the Senate Finance Committee and a Republican from Pennsylvania, discusses North Korea, oversight of ZTE Corp., and the Senate's responsibility on trade. He speaks with
OPEC ‘At It Again’ by Inflating Oil Prices, Trump Says in Tweet

OPEC ‘At It Again’ by Inflating Oil Prices, Trump Says in Tweet

President Donald Trump set his sights once again on OPEC, which he accused of inflating oil prices.
Trudeau’s Legal Pot Law Nears Finish Line Ahead of Summer Recess

Trudeau’s Legal Pot Law Nears Finish Line Ahead of Summer Recess

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is sending his legal marijuana law back to the Senate in what are likely the final procedural steps that could see the bill be approved in coming
Scottish Nationalist Thrown Out of Parliament in Brexit Protest

Scottish Nationalist Thrown Out of Parliament in Brexit Protest

Scottish National Party politician Ian Blackford was thrown out of the House of Commons after he interrupted Prime Minister’s Questions with a protest about the way Scotland was being treated in
Florentino Perez’s Eye for a Soccer Signing Leaves Spain Stunned

Florentino Perez’s Eye for a Soccer Signing Leaves Spain Stunned

Real Madrid Chairman Florentino Perez is always looking to sign soccer’s biggest stars. His latest move stunned the country, but not in a good way.
Growing Trade Fears Has Sweden Singing Praise of Welfare State

Growing Trade Fears Has Sweden Singing Praise of Welfare State

The potential for a deepening trade dispute between the U.S. and Europe has Sweden’s prime minister highlighting the need for a strong welfare state as he seeks to avoid election defeat in September.
Trump Renews Twitter Assault on OPEC, Pushing to Cut Oil Prices

Trump Renews Twitter Assault on OPEC, Pushing to Cut Oil Prices

Donald Trump renewed his Twitter assault on OPEC, pushing the case for lower oil prices a week before the cartel meets to set production policy.
Why Erdogan's Election Has Gone From Shoo-In to Nail-Biter

Why Erdogan's Election Has Gone From Shoo-In to Nail-Biter

In the east, Kurds, Turks, Azeris search for a political home as Erdogan alliance hollows out the middle
Trump: North Korea Is No Longer a Nuclear Threat

Trump: North Korea Is No Longer a Nuclear Threat

President Donald Trump tweeted upon his return to the United States from Singapore that North Korea is no longer a nuclear threat. Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
Saudis Float Range of Ideas for Higher OPEC Output

Saudis Float Range of Ideas for Higher OPEC Output

Saudi Arabia has floated several oil output hike plans to fellow OPEC members, including one with a two-step increase, as the kingdom seeks ways to narrow differences with Russia and the rest of the
Macron: France Spends Crazy Money on Welfare That Doesn't Work

Macron: France Spends Crazy Money on Welfare That Doesn't Work

President Emmanuel Macron has been testing public opinion for weeks on his plans to curtail France’s welfare state. Now he’s showing his hand.