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Australia Weighs the Cost of Resisting China's Meddling

Australia Weighs the Cost of Resisting China's Meddling

When Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visited Australia in March 2017, he had a clear message for policy makers: There’s no need to pick sides between Washington and Beijing.
California Becomes First State to Order Solar on New Homes

California Becomes First State to Order Solar on New Homes

California just sent the clearest signal yet that rooftop power is moving beyond a niche market and becoming the norm.
AT&T Says It Hired Cohen for Trump's Views on Tax, Antitrust

AT&T Says It Hired Cohen for Trump's Views on Tax, Antitrust

AT&T last year hired a firm founded by President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, to get advice on how the administration might handle antitrust enforcement, a corporate tax overhaul
U.S. Treasury Asks If Cohen Bank Records Were Improperly Leaked

U.S. Treasury Asks If Cohen Bank Records Were Improperly Leaked

A day after revelations about money flows into an account set up by President Donald Trump’s longtime attorney, the U.S. Treasury’s internal watchdog is reviewing whether confidential banking
Macri’s Penchant for Slogans Haunts Him After Argentina Turns to IMF

Macri’s Penchant for Slogans Haunts Him After Argentina Turns to IMF

President Mauricio Macri’s favorite economic slogans have come back to haunt him now that he’s seeking help from the same institution many Argentines blame for the traumatic 2001 debt crisis.
Iran Deal Was Never Ratified by Senate, Says Idaho Senator

Iran Deal Was Never Ratified by Senate, Says Idaho Senator

U.S. Senator James Risch, a Republican from Idaho, discusses North Korea, the Iran nuclear deal and Gina Haspel's nomination to lead the CIA. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."
Trump Says DMZ Is Not the Location of Planned Meeting With Kim

Trump Says DMZ Is Not the Location of Planned Meeting With Kim

President Donald Trump said he and Kim Jong Un won’t meet in the Korea peninsula’s Demilitarized Zone for their unprecedented summit, and praised the North Korean leader for releasing three detained
Russia Urges Trump-Putin Summit After U.S. Rebuff of Iran Deal

Russia Urges Trump-Putin Summit After U.S. Rebuff of Iran Deal

A summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin is “extremely important” to safeguard global stability, according to a top Russian diplomat.
Novartis Drawn Into Mueller Probe After Payments to Trump’s Lawyer

Novartis Drawn Into Mueller Probe After Payments to Trump’s Lawyer

Novartis AG was drawn into special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe after paying $1.2 million to a consulting firm led by President Donald Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen.
Mahathir Says Malaysia Opposition Set for Shock Election Win

Mahathir Says Malaysia Opposition Set for Shock Election Win

Mahathir Mohamad claimed his opposition alliance was heading for a surprise election win.
U.K. Threatens EU on Security Cooperation Over Galileo Standoff

U.K. Threatens EU on Security Cooperation Over Galileo Standoff

The U.K. renewed its threat on defense cooperation with the European Union, saying that joint work on the bloc’s Galileo navigation satellite program would be a test of the ambitions of a post-Brexit
EU Is Engaging With U.K. Trade Plan in Boost for May

EU Is Engaging With U.K. Trade Plan in Boost for May

The European Union is starting to engage with Theresa May’s proposal for how to keep trade flowing after Brexit -- a plan it had branded unworkable.
Trump Warns Iran of ‘Severe Consequence’ If Nuclear Work Resumes

Trump Warns Iran of ‘Severe Consequence’ If Nuclear Work Resumes

Donald Trump warned Iran of “very severe” consequences should the country restart nuclear activities that were halted as part of the 2015 accord that the U.S. president abandoned on Tuesday.
Trump Says He Won’t Meet Kim Jong Un at DMZ

Trump Says He Won’t Meet Kim Jong Un at DMZ

President Donald Trump said he and Kim Jong Un won’t meet in the Korea peninsula’s Demilitarized Zone for their unprecedented summit.
Russian Oligarch’s Links to Trump’s World Extend Beyond Cohen

Russian Oligarch’s Links to Trump’s World Extend Beyond Cohen

Viktor Vekselberg hasn’t topped the list of Russian oligarchs suspected of ties to President Donald Trump’s circle, but maybe he should.
Stuck Between Trump and Iran, EU Lacks Plan for Nuclear Deal

Stuck Between Trump and Iran, EU Lacks Plan for Nuclear Deal

U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran has left Europe’s leaders torn between Washington and Tehran.
Pompeo in Pyongyang: Feted at Lunch While Awaiting Detainee News

Pompeo in Pyongyang: Feted at Lunch While Awaiting Detainee News

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s second trip to Pyongyang this year was shrouded in secrecy until the president announced it Tuesday.
Democrats Take Aim at the Gig Economy

Democrats Take Aim at the Gig Economy

With midterms on the horizon, some in Congress are pushing back against the growing propensity to deny U.S. workers benefits.
Abu Ghraib Interrogators May Be Questioned Incognito in Lawsuit

Abu Ghraib Interrogators May Be Questioned Incognito in Lawsuit

As a decade-old lawsuit over alleged torture by a U.S. military contractor at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq finally moves toward revealing what really happened 15 years ago, a judge ruled that the