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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.
Two World Pillars Skirt Trump’s Fury — For Now

Two World Pillars Skirt Trump’s Fury — For Now

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12 Burning Questions About the Trump-Kim Summit, Answered

12 Burning Questions About the Trump-Kim Summit, Answered

The meeting of the two world leaders on Tuesday left many open questions.
Trump Says North Korea Poses No Nuclear Threat, Despite Weapons

Trump Says North Korea Poses No Nuclear Threat, Despite Weapons

President Donald Trump declared that North Korea no longer posed a nuclear threat, even though Kim Jong Un hasn’t committed to a timetable for giving up his regime’s weapons.
Spain Fires Real Madrid-Bound Coach on Eve of World Cup

Spain Fires Real Madrid-Bound Coach on Eve of World Cup

The Spanish soccer federation fired national coach Julen Lopetegui on the eve of the World Cup for agreeing to join Real Madrid after the tournament.
Senators Seek Probe of SEC Member Who Assailed Citi's Gun Stance

Senators Seek Probe of SEC Member Who Assailed Citi's Gun Stance

Six Senate Democrats are asking the Securities and Exchange Commission’s internal watchdog to investigate a Republican commissioner who berated Citigroup Inc. executives in a private meeting over the
Venezuelan Autocrat Maduro Attempts a Public Relations Coup

Venezuelan Autocrat Maduro Attempts a Public Relations Coup

After winning re-election in a vote derided as a sham, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is embarking on a more difficult task: persuading everyone who labeled him a ruthless autocrat that he’s
A British Plumber May Show <span>Uber</span> the Future of Employment

A British Plumber May Show <span>Uber</span> the Future of Employment

A British plumber may show Uber Technologies Inc. the future of employment.
The IMF Is Doing Just Fine in the Age of Trump

The IMF Is Doing Just Fine in the Age of Trump

The G-7 summit was a horror-show for globalists. The same week, there was some brighter news.
Nevada Pimp Wins Republican State Assembly Primary

Nevada Pimp Wins Republican State Assembly Primary

Pimp Dennis Hof, the owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada and star of the HBO adult reality series "Cathouse," won a Republican primary for the state Legislature on Tuesday, ousting a
May Dodges Brexit Rebellion

May Dodges Brexit Rebellion

Theresa May has narrowly escaped a Brexit bill defeat after promising concessions to rebels in her own party. The U.K. prime minister has reassured pro-EU members of her conservative party that she