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Trump Urges Congress to Overhaul Nation's Prison System

Trump Urges Congress to Overhaul Nation's Prison System

President Donald Trump is trying to jump-start efforts in Congress to overhaul the U.S. prison system and help more former inmates successfully re-enter society.
Trump Surprises Official by Naming Him VA Secretary Nominee

Trump Surprises Official by Naming Him VA Secretary Nominee

President Donald Trump surprised Robert Wilkie Friday by announcing he would nominate the acting secretary of Veterans Affairs to lead the agency.
House Rejects Republican Farm Bill After Immigration-Vote Deal Collapses

House Rejects Republican Farm Bill After Immigration-Vote Deal Collapses

A five-year $867 billion farm bill backed by the Trump administration was rejected in the U.S. House after GOP leaders were unable to quell a rebellion by a group of conservatives who are demanding
U.S. Lawmakers Urge Trump to Stay at Nafta Table

U.S. Lawmakers Urge Trump to Stay at Nafta Table

U.S. lawmakers urged the Trump administration not to walk away from talks on a new Nafta.
Ryan’s Power Ebbs While House GOP Grows Restive Ahead of Midterms

Ryan’s Power Ebbs While House GOP Grows Restive Ahead of Midterms

House Speaker Paul Ryan’s power is eroding just weeks after announcing he won’t seek re-election, threatening his ability keep the chamber’s restive Republicans united.
For Sale: Stalled Pipeline Project, Protesters Included

For Sale: Stalled Pipeline Project, Protesters Included

Justin Trudeau’s pipeline nightmare may be only getting started.
Egypt’s President Announces Rafah Crossing Open for Ramadan

Egypt’s President Announces Rafah Crossing Open for Ramadan

Egypt has opened the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the entire Muslim holy month of Ramadan, President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi announced on Twitter.
Judge in Stanford Rape Case Fights Recall Campaign

Judge in Stanford Rape Case Fights Recall Campaign

Judge Aaron Persky says he has no regrets.
Cambridge Analytica Files U.S. Bankruptcy After Data Scandal

Cambridge Analytica Files U.S. Bankruptcy After Data Scandal

Cambridge Analytica, overwhelmed by a scandal over how it harvested data from Facebook to influence the last U.S. election, filed for bankruptcy in New York.
Kushners, Brookfield Near Deal on Troubled 666 Fifth Ave., Sources Say

Kushners, Brookfield Near Deal on Troubled 666 Fifth Ave., Sources Say

Kushner Cos. is nearing a deal with a unit of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. to salvage its investment in an over-leveraged office tower, according to two people familiar with the talks.
Invite More Immigrants to Boost the Economy, Croat Governor Says

Invite More Immigrants to Boost the Economy, Croat Governor Says

Croatia’s government should bring in more immigrants to staunch a plunge in the Adriatic nation’s population and tackle a "huge problem" for economic growth, the governor of the central bank said.
South Sudan President's Plea to Police: Stop Killing and Robbing

South Sudan President's Plea to Police: Stop Killing and Robbing

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir lambasted his nation’s soldiers and police for robbing and killing civilians during a crime wave in the war-torn country that’s facing economic collapse.
Five Star's Di Maio Says Italy Deal Still Needs Prime Minister

Five Star's Di Maio Says Italy Deal Still Needs Prime Minister

Five Star leader Luigi Di Maio said Italy’s populist parties have yet to agree on a candidate for prime minister though most of the outstanding issues for his coalition pact with the League have been
Tory Rebel Clarke Says Defeating May Wouldn't Mean New Election

Tory Rebel Clarke Says Defeating May Wouldn't Mean New Election

Conservative lawmaker Kenneth Clarke, a pro-European rebel, said if lawmakers defeat Prime Minister Theresa May on Brexit it shouldn’t prompt an election.

Kensington Palace: Meghan Markle Announces Her Father Will Not Attend Wedding

London (AP) -- Kensington Palace says Meghan Markle announces her father will not be attending her wedding.
Trump Envoy Cancels Speech at Event With Sanctioned Russian

Trump Envoy Cancels Speech at Event With Sanctioned Russian

The U.S. ambassador to Moscow is no longer scheduled to make a speech at Russia’s premier economic forum next week where he was to give welcoming remarks at a panel including billionaire Viktor
The U.S.-China Rivalry Is Just Getting Started

The U.S.-China Rivalry Is Just Getting Started

Economic cooperation has become competition, and companies are caught in the middle.
Italy's Populists Drop Debt Writeoff in Plan for Government

Italy's Populists Drop Debt Writeoff in Plan for Government

Italy’s populist parties say they have virtually completed a government program which has dropped a request for a 250-billion-euro writeoff from the European Central Bank and pledges tax cuts, pension
As Maduro Craves Power, Voters Are Just Hungry

As Maduro Craves Power, Voters Are Just Hungry

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U.K. Risks Crashing Out of EU Without Deal, Irish Premier Says

U.K. Risks Crashing Out of EU Without Deal, Irish Premier Says

The U.K. hasn’t put forward a plausible plan to prevent the emergence of a hard Irish border after Brexit, risking the country crashing out of the European Union without a deal, Irish Prime Minister