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U.K. Offers New Visa to Attract Entrepreneurs Deterred by Brexit

U.K. Offers New Visa to Attract Entrepreneurs Deterred by Brexit

The U.K. will offer visas to immigrants looking to start new businesses as it seeks to attract tech entrepreneurs, amid reports they are being deterred by Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.
Trump Wins Fight Over Tariff Power in Senate

Trump Wins Fight Over Tariff Power in Senate

A GOP senator’s bid to rein in President Donald Trump’s tariff authority was scuttled after a Republican colleague blocked its consideration this month on the Senate floor.
McConnell Backs Obamacare Coverage of Pre-Existing Illness

McConnell Backs Obamacare Coverage of Pre-Existing Illness

Even after the Trump administration chose not to defend Obamacare’s protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions in court, Republican leaders are hoping the lawsuit doesn’t undo one of
Saudi Coalition Starts Yemen Battle as UN Warns of Disaster

Saudi Coalition Starts Yemen Battle as UN Warns of Disaster

Yemeni forces and their Saudi-led allies launched an assault to retake the country’s aid lifeline from rebels, a siege that could dramatically exacerbate the humanitarian crisis without tipping the
AT&T Cleared to Buy Time Warner in Blow to Trump Administration

AT&T Cleared to Buy Time Warner in Blow to Trump Administration

AT&T Inc. was cleared by a judge to take over Time Warner Inc. in an $85 billion deal that will fuel the mobile-phone giant’s evolution into a media powerhouse and could spark a wave of new
Trump Critic Rejected by Republican Voters in South Carolina

Trump Critic Rejected by Republican Voters in South Carolina

Republican voters in South Carolina ousted Representative Mark Sanford in the state’s GOP primary Tuesday in a contest that turned into a test of loyalty to President Donald Trump.
Support at Home Helps Trudeau Stay the Course After Trump’s Threats

Support at Home Helps Trudeau Stay the Course After Trump’s Threats

U.S.-Canada relations have rarely been more strained.
Trump’s North Korea Deal Is Different, and Not in a Good Way

Trump’s North Korea Deal Is Different, and Not in a Good Way

President Donald Trump sold his nuclear agreement with North Korea on Tuesday as different from -- and better than -- any that’s gone before.
The Man Who Teaches North Koreans About Business

The Man Who Teaches North Koreans About Business

In 2016, Geoffrey See was jolted awake on a flight run by North Korea’s national carrier as smoke swirled through the cabin. Passengers sensed that the aircraft was descending rapidly, yet their panic
Merkel Calls Out Trump, Citing U.S. Services Surplus With Europe

Merkel Calls Out Trump, Citing U.S. Services Surplus With Europe

Chancellor Angela Merkel said the U.S. runs a trade surplus with Europe when services are included, marshaling a rebuff to President Donald Trump’s sustained criticism of German exports.
North Macedonian Name Deal Hits Hurdles Right Out of the Gate

North Macedonian Name Deal Hits Hurdles Right Out of the Gate

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s deal with Greece to end their decades-long name dispute hit its first hurdles a day after its unveiling as detractors in both countries mounted opposition
Trump Says Sanctions on North Korea Will Remain in Effect

Trump Says Sanctions on North Korea Will Remain in Effect

U.S. President Donald Trump said at a press conference in Singapore that sanctions against North Korea will remain in effect, despite the fact the nation has committed to denuclearize. (Source:
Trump Says He and Merkel Were Waiting on Communique in G-7 Photo

Trump Says He and Merkel Were Waiting on Communique in G-7 Photo

President Donald Trump said he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel were waiting for a final draft of a joint statement by G-7 leaders when an iconic photograph was taken over the weekend showing the
German Investor Confidence Extends Slide as Political Risks Gain

German Investor Confidence Extends Slide as Political Risks Gain

German investor confidence tumbled to its lowest level since 2012 as U.S. trade tariffs and Italy’s political turmoil added to concerns that the economy is weakening.
World's Fastest Growth Yet to Make a Mark on India's Job Market

World's Fastest Growth Yet to Make a Mark on India's Job Market

Hiring in India’s formal job market remained stagnant even as growth accelerated at the fastest pace among the world’s biggest economies.
May Seeks Deal as Minister Quits to Join Rebels: Brexit Update

May Seeks Deal as Minister Quits to Join Rebels: Brexit Update

Theresa May has dodged one rebellion but is still trying to face down another as her key Brexit legislation heads back to Parliament with pro-European lawmakers threatening to vote against her.
Qatari Royal Urges Quicker Reforms as Doha Vies for Investors

Qatari Royal Urges Quicker Reforms as Doha Vies for Investors

Qatar shouldn’t be lulled by rising oil prices and the fading effect of a Saudi-led boycott if it wants to challenge rivals to become a regional trade hub, a leading businessman who once helped to
North Korea Pledged to Work Toward 'Complete Denuclearization'

North Korea Pledged to Work Toward 'Complete Denuclearization'

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have signed what Trump described as a "very important document," following an historic one-on-one meeting and working lunch between the two
House GOP Meets Again on Immigration as Deal Remains Elusive

House GOP Meets Again on Immigration as Deal Remains Elusive

House Republicans will meet again Tuesday to try to find an immigration compromise -- with no resolution in sight that would unite the party’s divided factions -- as a group of GOP moderates are on
Here’s What to Watch For in the AT&T-Time Warner Ruling

Here’s What to Watch For in the AT&T-Time Warner Ruling

AT&T Inc. learns Tuesday whether its long-delayed $85 billion deal to buy Time Warner Inc. can happen when U.S. District Judge Richard Leon rules on the Justice Department’s lawsuit to block the