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Supreme Court Backs Privacy Rights in Motorcycle Search Case

Supreme Court Backs Privacy Rights in Motorcycle Search Case

A police officer might have violated the Constitution by walking onto a man’s driveway to inspect a motorcycle suspected of being stolen, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled.
Supreme Court Rejects Planned Parenthood Over Arkansas Law

Supreme Court Rejects Planned Parenthood Over Arkansas Law

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to block an Arkansas law that could effectively bar pill-induced abortions, turning away an appeal by two Planned Parenthood clinics.
Canada Buys Kinder Trans Mountain Pipeline for $3.5 Billion

Canada Buys Kinder Trans Mountain Pipeline for $3.5 Billion

Canada will buy Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd.’s Trans Mountain oil pipeline and its controversial expansion project for $3.5 billion.
It Feels Like 2012 Again as Europe Markets Shudder on Italy

It Feels Like 2012 Again as Europe Markets Shudder on Italy

It looks like the debt crisis days of 2012 all over again for investors, as Italian, Portuguese and Greek bond yields surged and billionaire George Soros warned of an “existential threat” to the
Trump Raises Pressure on China With Swerve on Tariff Plans

Trump Raises Pressure on China With Swerve on Tariff Plans

President Donald Trump said he’s moving ahead with plans to impose tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports and curb investment in sensitive technology.
India to Intensify Scrutiny of Citizens' Social Media, Emails

India to Intensify Scrutiny of Citizens' Social Media, Emails

India’s government is looking for a company to analyze social media posts to help boost nationalism and neutralize any "media blitzkrieg by India’s adversaries."
Trudeau’s Hipster Economics Looked Great Until Trump Cut Taxes

Trudeau’s Hipster Economics Looked Great Until Trump Cut Taxes

Businesses up north are happy to be courted by state governments.
First Line of Defense in U.S. Elections Has Critical Weaknesses

First Line of Defense in U.S. Elections Has Critical Weaknesses

A software sensor with a knack for detecting intrusions like those from Russian hackers is being embraced by U.S. states determined to protect their election systems, though cybersecurity experts warn
Kim Jong Un Sends Aide to U.S. for Pre-Summit Talks, Yonhap Says

Kim Jong Un Sends Aide to U.S. for Pre-Summit Talks, Yonhap Says

Kim Jong Un has dispatched a senior aide to the U.S. for talks with American officials ahead of the North Korean leader’s planned summit with Donald Trump next month, the Yonhap News Agency said
Push for Nafta Forges On as Congress, Tariff Deadlines Loom

Push for Nafta Forges On as Congress, Tariff Deadlines Loom

Canada’s foreign minister is holding talks in Washington as the clock ticks down to reach a deal on updating the North American Free Trade Agreement that could pass Congress this year and skirt metal
Europe's Fragility Is Exposed Again

Europe's Fragility Is Exposed Again

With political chaos, pressure on leaders and a divided continent, it’s as you were for Europe.
Spanish Government Proposes De Cos for Central Bank Governor

Spanish Government Proposes De Cos for Central Bank Governor

Spain’s government nominated Pablo Hernandez de Cos to head the country’s central bank, backing a fiscal conservative for a job that includes a say in European monetary policy.
Militant Attack in Mali's North Leaves More Than 20 Dead

Militant Attack in Mali's North Leaves More Than 20 Dead

At least 20 people have been killed in a militia attack on an ethnic Tuareg organization in Mali’s Gao region, which has witnessed a surge of violence between armed groups even as French and West
Italy’s Populists Mobilize in Protest for Early Elections

Italy’s Populists Mobilize in Protest for Early Elections

Italy’s populist leaders, incensed by a failed bid for power, began mobilizing for an early election even as premier-designate Carlo Cottarelli puts together a cabinet to present to the head of state.
South African Court Overturns Seizure of Gupta Properties, Cars

South African Court Overturns Seizure of Gupta Properties, Cars

South Africa’s High Court ruled that the National Prosecuting Authority failed to justify seizing assets linked to the politically connected Gupta family because it hadn’t proved they received funds
Even the Smartest Workers Are Stumped by Danish Visa Rules

Even the Smartest Workers Are Stumped by Danish Visa Rules

Aghiad Ghazal, a researcher in nano-technology at the Technical University of Denmark, was looking forward to having his parents come over from Damascus to see their first grandchild.
On 'Sacred Soil,' Trump Lauds Those Who've Fallen in Service

On 'Sacred Soil,' Trump Lauds Those Who've Fallen in Service

Arlington, Va. (AP) -- President Donald Trump paid a Memorial Day tribute at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, saying he came to "sacred soil" to "honor the lives and deeds of America's greatest
Iran Is Ready to Discuss Yemen Conflict With European Nations

Iran Is Ready to Discuss Yemen Conflict With European Nations

Iran will be holding a new round of talks with Europe on the Yemen conflict, negotiations that have taken on greater significance as the sides try to salvage a nuclear agreement.
The Six Essential Questions About Italy's Political Crisis, Answered

The Six Essential Questions About Italy's Political Crisis, Answered

Almost three months after elections, Italy remains without a real government. The country sank further into political chaos on Sunday after President Sergio Mattarella rejected a euro-skeptic finance
The Thankless Job of Italy’s Next Premier, Thrust Into an Anti-Populist Role

The Thankless Job of Italy’s Next Premier, Thrust Into an Anti-Populist Role

Italy’s new premier-designate Carlo Cottarelli, an economist nicknamed “Mr Scissors” for his fiscal rigor, faces only a short period in power as frustrated euroskeptic parties wage a permanent
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