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Trump Reiterates Call to Bring Russia Back Into Group of Eight

Trump Reiterates Call to Bring Russia Back Into Group of Eight

President Donald Trump reiterated his call to bring Russia back into the Group of Eight bloc, stoking an already-fraught relationship between the U.S. and its allies at a summit in Canada.
G-7 Summit Gets Its Communique But Only Papers Over Trade Spats

G-7 Summit Gets Its Communique But Only Papers Over Trade Spats

Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations who threatened to confront President Donald Trump for slapping them with tariffs ended their annual summit with a vague commitment to keep talking on trade,
Trump, Kim Planning One-on-One Talk at Start of Summit

Trump, Kim Planning One-on-One Talk at Start of Summit

Donald Trump intends to meet one-on-one briefly with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the beginning of their June 12 summit -- a moment the president has said will be a critical gauge of whether a
Xi, Modi Hold Bilateral Talks in China, Agree to Improve Ties

Xi, Modi Hold Bilateral Talks in China, Agree to Improve Ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi committed to continue improving ties between Asia’s most populous countries in a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of a summit in
The Latest on Trump’s G-7 Trip

The Latest on Trump’s G-7 Trip

U.S. President Donald Trump gestures after standing for a family photograph during the Group of Seven (G7) Leaders Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada, on Friday, June 8, 2018. Trump said Russia
Finland's Premier Juha Sipila Re-Elected as Center Party Leader

Finland's Premier Juha Sipila Re-Elected as Center Party Leader

Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila was re-elected for his fourth term as the leader of the Center Party.
Mexico’s Godfather, Pakistan’s Ex-Cricketer and the World Cup: Balance of Power’s Weekend Reads

Mexico’s Godfather, Pakistan’s Ex-Cricketer and the World Cup: Balance of Power’s Weekend Reads

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Afghanistan's Ghani Welcomes Taliban's Three-Day Eid Cease-Fire

Afghanistan's Ghani Welcomes Taliban's Three-Day Eid Cease-Fire

The Taliban’s announcement of a three-day cease-fire starting on the first day of the Eid holiday comes "following the bold decision by the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to cease the fight for a
Dennis Rodman to Cheer ‘My Friends’ Trump and Kim in Singapore

Dennis Rodman to Cheer ‘My Friends’ Trump and Kim in Singapore

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un have one sure fan rooting for the success of their historic summit on Tuesday.
U.K. Firms May Have to Justify Executive Pay Gaps

U.K. Firms May Have to Justify Executive Pay Gaps

Large companies listed in the U.K. will have to explain the pay gap between bosses and employees under government plans to be submitted to Parliament on Monday.
Saudis to Host Jordan-Support Meeting After Tax Bill Protests

Saudis to Host Jordan-Support Meeting After Tax Bill Protests

Saudi Arabia and two other Gulf nations will hold a conference to discuss support for Jordan after a proposed income-tax increase sparked protests and led to the removal of the prime minister.
Sculpted Head of Mystery Biblical King Found in Israel

Sculpted Head of Mystery Biblical King Found in Israel

Jerusalem (AP) -- An enigmatic sculpture of a king's head dating back nearly 3,000 years has set off a modern-day mystery caper as scholars try to figure out whose face it depicts.
G-7 Officials Toiling at Summit to Paper Over Trade Differences

G-7 Officials Toiling at Summit to Paper Over Trade Differences

The leaders of the world’s richest countries have come together to smooth over their differences -- especially with U.S. President Donald Trump -- and to demonstrate they can still work together.
Sen. Van Hollen Criticizes U.S. Deal With ZTE

Sen. Van Hollen Criticizes U.S. Deal With ZTE

Sen. Chris Van Hollen, a Maryland Democrat, discusses the U.S. deal with ZTE that allows the company to get back in business. He speaks with Bloomberg's Julia Chatterley, Scarlet Fu and Joe Weisenthal
L.A. Mayor Garcetti Says He'll Make Presidential Run Decision Next Year

L.A. Mayor Garcetti Says He'll Make Presidential Run Decision Next Year

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says he'll make a decision early next year about a possible presidential run in 2020. He speaks with Bloomberg's Julia Chatterley on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source:
May Says Northern Irish Women Should Have Access to Abortions

May Says Northern Irish Women Should Have Access to Abortions

Prime Minister Theresa May said every British woman should have access to a “safe, legal abortion,” setting up a potential showdown with her Northern Ireland allies who oppose bringing the province’s
Ontario's Election Brought Down Carbon Prices 2,000 Miles Away

Ontario's Election Brought Down Carbon Prices 2,000 Miles Away

When Ontario elected its new premier on Thursday, the price of carbon in California fell.

May Plans Countryside Lock-in to End Cabinet War Over Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May will seek to quash Cabinet squabbling over her Brexit strategy by hosting another away-day at her countryside retreat early next month.
Immigration Deal Taking Shape in House With Deadline Approaching

Immigration Deal Taking Shape in House With Deadline Approaching

A small group of House Republicans emerged Friday from yet another closed-door meeting with the contours of an agreement for a GOP immigration bill that still left crucial policy details unresolved.
G-7 Leaders Race to Salvage Consensus

G-7 Leaders Race to Salvage Consensus

Leaders from the world’s richest industrialized nations downplayed expectations they will agree on a formal statement at the end of their meeting.