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Turkey Is Ready to Hike Rates If May Inflation Rises

Turkey Is Ready to Hike Rates If May Inflation Rises

Turkey is prepared to raise interest rates again if inflation accelerates, according to two money managers who met with Turkey’s central bank Governor Murat Cetinkaya and Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet
Missouri Governor Resigns Amid Widening Investigations

Missouri Governor Resigns Amid Widening Investigations

Jefferson City, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, a sometimes brash political outsider whose unconventional resume as a Rhodes scholar and Navy SEAL officer made him a rising star in the
Hurricane Maria Likely Killed More Than 5,000 People in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria Likely Killed More Than 5,000 People in Puerto Rico

A new Harvard University study shows Hurricane Maria probably killed more than 5,000 people in Puerto Rico last year.
Roseanne Barr to Leave Twitter After Making a Racial Slur

Roseanne Barr to Leave Twitter After Making a Racial Slur

Roseanne Barr apologized for making a racial slur about a member of the Obama administration, embroiling the TV star in a new controversy.
EU Smacks Down German Official Over ‘Lecture’ to Italian Voters

EU Smacks Down German Official Over ‘Lecture’ to Italian Voters

The European Union’s top two officials made dramatic interventions in the Italian political crisis as they distanced themselves from Germany’s EU commissioner over comments indicating he was telling
White House Races to Prepare for Revived North Korea Summit

White House Races to Prepare for Revived North Korea Summit

The White House announced a flurry of final preparations for President Donald Trump’s planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Most Port Terminals Run Out of Soybeans: Brazil Strike Update

Most Port Terminals Run Out of Soybeans: Brazil Strike Update

Brazil’s trucker strike entered the ninth straight day amid signs that the protests may be shrinking.
Brazil's Trucker Strike Defies Solution Amid Political Clash

Brazil's Trucker Strike Defies Solution Amid Political Clash

Protests continued for a ninth day and much of Latin America’s largest economy remains strangled.
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.