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Mexicans Outraged After Cornered Son of ‘El Chapo’ Released

Mexicans Outraged After Cornered Son of ‘El Chapo’ Released

The decision by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s security cabinet to release the captured son of the world’s most notorious drug lord left him struggling to contain the damage amid
Kurdish-Led SDF Withdraws From Syria’s Ras Al Ayn: Syria Update

Kurdish-Led SDF Withdraws From Syria’s Ras Al Ayn: Syria Update

Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have pulled back from the border town of Ras Al Ayn in the northern part of the country, after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to resume the offensive
Pervasive Violence in 20th Week of Protests: Hong Kong Update

Pervasive Violence in 20th Week of Protests: Hong Kong Update

Hong Kong protesters set off fires and vandalized subway stations, banks and stores as another weekend of demonstrations descended into destruction and violence.
London Commuters in Ugly Confrontation With Extinction Rebellion Protesters

London Commuters in Ugly Confrontation With Extinction Rebellion Protesters

London (AP) -- Angry commuters scuffled with climate activists who climbed onto the roofs of trains early Thursday, snarling services in the busy morning rush hours in the British capital.
Barnier Says a Deal Difficult, Still Possible: Brexit Update

Barnier Says a Deal Difficult, Still Possible: Brexit Update

Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal was hanging in the balance, after the prime minister of Finland, which currently holds the presidency of the European Union, said an agreement won’t be ready before a
Brexit Bulletin: Barnier Still Has Hope

Brexit Bulletin: Barnier Still Has Hope

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Philippine Court Orders Release of Marcos Protest Recount Result

Philippine Court Orders Release of Marcos Protest Recount Result

The Philippines’ top court on Tuesday ordered to release initial results of the vice-presidential vote recount sought by the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ son.
North Korea Keeps World From Watching Soccer Match Against South Live

North Korea Keeps World From Watching Soccer Match Against South Live

South Korea men’s national soccer team plays in North Korea for the first time in almost three decades Tuesday, with Kim Jong Un’s reclusive state doing all it can to make sure the world doesn’t see
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

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LeBron James Calls Morey Tweet on Hong Kong ‘Misinformed’

LeBron James Calls Morey Tweet on Hong Kong ‘Misinformed’

One of the NBA’s biggest stars waded into a controversy over freedom of speech and the business of basketball in China, stirring a social-media storm.
A Swiss Bank Keeps Cropping Up in Venezuelan Corruption Cases

A Swiss Bank Keeps Cropping Up in Venezuelan Corruption Cases

CBH “is the go-to bank for Venezuelans to hide money,” a former prosecutor says.
Trump Restraint on Turkey Sanctions Leaves Congress Wanting More

Trump Restraint on Turkey Sanctions Leaves Congress Wanting More

The penalties imposed by the administration mounted to a milder punishment than that demanded by U.S. lawmakers of both parties
Mozambique Votes Against Backdrop of $50 Billion Gas Bonanza

Mozambique Votes Against Backdrop of $50 Billion Gas Bonanza

Mozambicans vote Tuesday in elections that have the highest stakes in the southeast African nation’s history, after a campaign marked by violence, insurgent attacks and fallout from a debt scandal.
Putin’s Big Dollar Dump Cost Russia $8 Billion in One Year

Putin’s Big Dollar Dump Cost Russia $8 Billion in One Year

The first year of President Vladimir Putin’s experiment in diversifying away from the U.S. dollar cost Russia about $7.7 billion in potential returns.
Ethiopia Uses Drones in Bid to Help Improve Food Security

Ethiopia Uses Drones in Bid to Help Improve Food Security

A former JPMorgan Chase & Co. analyst is using drones and satellites to boost Ethiopia’s agricultural exports and improve food security in a nation once synonymous with famine.
Empowering Local Chiefs Will Drive Diversity: Equality Summit

Empowering Local Chiefs Will Drive Diversity: Equality Summit

India’s #MeToo movement has boosted awareness about the epidemic of sexual harassment faced by women in the country, with some saying they are witnessing the beginnings of long-overdue legal and
Is Hong Kong Under ‘De Facto Curfew?’

Is Hong Kong Under ‘De Facto Curfew?’

Hong Kong’s subway system has closed early for more than a week, cutting off the main mode of transportation for millions of residents. Bloomberg’s Iain Marlow reports on “Bloomberg Markets: China
He Beat Italy’s Populists. Now Conte’s Tangled Up in Trump Probe

He Beat Italy’s Populists. Now Conte’s Tangled Up in Trump Probe

Giuseppe Conte wasn’t going to let anyone spoil his party.
Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam Vows to Address Housing Crunch in Policy Speech

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam Vows to Address Housing Crunch in Policy Speech

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam pledged measures to address the city’s notorious housing shortage, as she prepared to deliver her annual policy address despite concerns about possible disruption by
Moon Apologizes as Justice Minister Quits

Moon Apologizes as Justice Minister Quits

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has made a public apology after his justice minister and close confidant bowed to pressure and resigned just five weeks into the job. Bloomberg’s Jihye Lee reports