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Brexit Cloud Hangs Over Energy Supplies From Dublin to Belfast

Brexit Cloud Hangs Over Energy Supplies From Dublin to Belfast

The Irish border issue isn’t the only Brexit-induced headache the island is facing. How to keep the lights on in the long term is also far from resolved.
Merkel’s Spending Drive Thwarted by Bats, Lizards and Red Tape

Merkel’s Spending Drive Thwarted by Bats, Lizards and Red Tape

Visitors arriving by train in Stuttgart are met with a gaping hole that tells a sobering tale about Germany’s challenges in ramping up investment.
EU Rebel Poland Set to Give Nationalists Tighter Grip in Ballot

EU Rebel Poland Set to Give Nationalists Tighter Grip in Ballot

Polish voters kicked off a general election that’s expected to give the ruling party four more years to cement a radical transformation of the country from one of Europe’s biggest successes into a
Louisiana Voters Force Edwards, Rispone Into Governor Run-Off

Louisiana Voters Force Edwards, Rispone Into Governor Run-Off

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards failed to garner more than half of votes in Saturday’s primary election, forcing him into a run-off with Republican candidate Eddie Rispone.
Hungarians Vote After Yacht Orgy Video Challenges Orban’s Dominance

Hungarians Vote After Yacht Orgy Video Challenges Orban’s Dominance

Hungary’s municipal elections appeared to catch Prime Minister Viktor Orban on the defensive as a video of one of his allies rollicking in an orgy on a luxury yacht handed an unexpected last-minute
Finance Chiefs Head to IMF Amid Slowdown Concerns: Economy Week

Finance Chiefs Head to IMF Amid Slowdown Concerns: Economy Week

The guardians of the world economy head to Washington this week under the cloud of a slowing world economy.
Trump Threatens to Sue Schiff in Speech to Conservatives

Trump Threatens to Sue Schiff in Speech to Conservatives

President Donald Trump spent a third consecutive night drinking in the adulation of his most diehard supporters, telling a meeting of religious conservatives that he should sue Congressional
Sanders Draws Distinction With ‘Capitalist’ Warren as She Rises

Sanders Draws Distinction With ‘Capitalist’ Warren as She Rises

Senator Bernie Sanders looked to stake out ground as the only true progressive in the 2020 Democratic race, calling Senator Elizabeth Warren, who’s been rising steadily in opinion polls, “a capitalist
ISIS Will Resurge as Trump Walks Away From Syria, Mattis Warns

ISIS Will Resurge as Trump Walks Away From Syria, Mattis Warns

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis, who left the job last year when Donald Trump suddenly withdrew most U.S. forces from Syria, said Islamic State isn’t snuffed out, as the president
Ecuador Has First Curfew in Capital Since 1970s Dictatorship

Ecuador Has First Curfew in Capital Since 1970s Dictatorship

Ecuador’s government ordered the first curfew in about four decades in the capital after another day of violence which saw arson attacks on a TV station and a government office.
Kim Jong Un May Be Hiding a Hog Apocalypse From the World

Kim Jong Un May Be Hiding a Hog Apocalypse From the World

By official accounts, the pig contagion wreaking havoc across Eastern Asia has virtually skipped over North Korea, with a single outbreak reported there in May. But wayward feral pigs have stoked
Saudi Arabia Gets U.S. Defensive Reinforcements, SPA Reports

Saudi Arabia Gets U.S. Defensive Reinforcements, SPA Reports

Saudi Arabia will receive reinforcements in troops and defensive equipment from the U.S., the state-run Saudi Press Agency reported, citing the country’s defense ministry.
Iran Releases Photos of Damage to Tanker Attacked in Red Sea

Iran Releases Photos of Damage to Tanker Attacked in Red Sea

The National Iranian Tanker Co. released photos of damage to the hull of the Sabiti oil tanker, hit in an alleged missile attack off the coast of Saudi Arabia in the early hours of Friday morning.
Ecuador’s Largest Copper Mine Curbs Operations Amid Protests

Ecuador’s Largest Copper Mine Curbs Operations Amid Protests

Ecuador’s only large-scale copper mine is curbing operations as a precautionary measure while protests against an end to government fuel subsidies continue across the country.
California Governor Signs Fur Sales, Circus Performance Bans

California Governor Signs Fur Sales, Circus Performance Bans

Sacramento, Calif. (AP) -- California will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals from circus performances under a pair of bills
Gunman Opens Fire At Church Wedding Ceremony, 2 People Shot

Gunman Opens Fire At Church Wedding Ceremony, 2 People Shot

Pelham, N.H. (AP) -- A gunman opened fire at a wedding ceremony inside a New Hampshire church Saturday, shooting two people including the presiding bishop before guests tackled the shooter and pinned
Trump Says China Deal May Spur $20 Billion in Boeing Sales

Trump Says China Deal May Spur $20 Billion in Boeing Sales

President Donald Trump said the partial U.S.-China trade deal may lead to as much as $20 billion in sales of Boeing Co. airplanes, in addition to spurring billion of dollars in purchases of
EU Leaders May Impose Weapons Embargo on Turkey Over Syria

EU Leaders May Impose Weapons Embargo on Turkey Over Syria

European Union leaders may decide on an arms embargo on Turkey over its incursion into Syria as soon as next week, said four officials familiar with the discussions.
Protesters Gather for Rallies in 18 Districts: Hong Kong Update

Protesters Gather for Rallies in 18 Districts: Hong Kong Update

Hong Kong protesters gathered on Sunday for rallies in 18 districts, with police fanning out across the city on the 19th weekend of violent unrest.
China Is Cool on Trump Trade ‘Deal’ Its Economy Still Needs

China Is Cool on Trump Trade ‘Deal’ Its Economy Still Needs

The official Chinese response to the “phase one” trade deal with the U.S. reached Friday was wary but welcoming, underlining that Beijing has few options but to play along with President Donald Trump