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EU Is Ready to Fight Back Against China's Growing Trade Dominance

EU Is Ready to Fight Back Against China's Growing Trade Dominance

A construction crane stands beside a residential apartment block building site, operated by Nassauische Heimstaette GmbH, in the Riedberg district of Frankfurt, Germany, on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. A
Trump Accuser Summer Zervos Seeks ‘Apprentice’ Outtakes in Lawsuit

Trump Accuser Summer Zervos Seeks ‘Apprentice’ Outtakes in Lawsuit

A former contestant on "The Apprentice" who says she was sexually assaulted by Donald Trump is seeking audio and video evidence and other materials to support her claim that she was defamed when he
Democratic Senators Urge Banks to Take Action on Gun Control

Democratic Senators Urge Banks to Take Action on Gun Control

A dozen Democratic senators called on financial institutions to set new guidelines for their business dealings.
Pentagon Bans Chinese-Made Smartphones From Military Exchanges

Pentagon Bans Chinese-Made Smartphones From Military Exchanges

U.S. military exchanges have stopped selling smartphones made by two Chinese firms, the Defense Department said.
Fears of Rigging Hang Over Zimbabwe's First Post-Mugabe Vote

Fears of Rigging Hang Over Zimbabwe's First Post-Mugabe Vote

Zimbabwe’s main opposition Movement for Democratic Change is convinced it has enough support to secure an outright win in upcoming elections. It’s less confident it will actually be able to claim
Trump to Meet With Automakers as California Schism Grows

Trump to Meet With Automakers as California Schism Grows

Top automakers will meet with President Donald Trump at the White House in coming days amid growing concerns over the president’s policies on trade and a looming schism with California over
T-Mobile CEO Checks Into Trump Hotel on Fence-Mending D.C. Mission

T-Mobile CEO Checks Into Trump Hotel on Fence-Mending D.C. Mission

As he made the rounds of Washington to convince the Trump administration that his company should be permitted to buy Sprint, T-Mobile US CEO John Legere chose the logical place to stay.
Texas’s DACA Challenge Sets Up Supreme Court Showdown

Texas’s DACA Challenge Sets Up Supreme Court Showdown

Texas’s legal bid to end the Obama-era policy that protects 700,000 undocumented young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children may set the stage for the Trump administration to take the
Hackers May Be Behind Election Night Website Crash in Tennessee

Hackers May Be Behind Election Night Website Crash in Tennessee

The shutdown of a county website in Tennessee is under investigation, and occurred as officials around the country fear cyber attacks in this fall’s midterm elections.
Mapping Invisible Jobs to Help Measure India's Real Growth

Mapping Invisible Jobs to Help Measure India's Real Growth

For those trying to solve the Indian economy jigsaw puzzle, reliable jobs data has been one crucial missing piece. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a plan to fix that defect.
Guantanamo Prisoner Sent to Saudi Arabia, First Under Trump

Guantanamo Prisoner Sent to Saudi Arabia, First Under Trump

The Pentagon says a prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention center has been sent to his native Saudi Arabia to serve out the remainder of his sentence.
The Global Ambitions of India's Hug-Loving Leader

The Global Ambitions of India's Hug-Loving Leader

Since elected as the country's prime minister four years ago, Narendra Modi has been trying to rebrand India as a modern economy. But the reality doesn't always match his rhetoric. (Video by Vicky
Quitting Iran Deal a Bad Idea But Not End of World, Condoleezza Rice Says

Quitting Iran Deal a Bad Idea But Not End of World, Condoleezza Rice Says

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal would send a message that the U.S. doesn’t stick to its commitments but wouldn’t be devastating to national
Cambridge Analytica Shuts Operations After Facebook Scandal

Cambridge Analytica Shuts Operations After Facebook Scandal

Cambridge Analytica, a data-mining firm embroiled in a scandal over its work for U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, said it’s shutting down all operations effective immediately.
Lords Defeat May in Brexit Bill Vote on Irish Border Provisions

Lords Defeat May in Brexit Bill Vote on Irish Border Provisions

U.K. peers secured yet another defeat of Prime Minister Theresa May’s government over a key piece of Brexit legislation, voting through an amendment that seeks to ensure no hard border in Northern
Cambridge Analytica Is Shutting Down, Wall Street Journal Says

Cambridge Analytica Is Shutting Down, Wall Street Journal Says

Political-consulting firm Cambridge Analytica is shutting down, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing an unidentified source.
Cabinet Brexiters Outgun May on Her Customs Plan

Cabinet Brexiters Outgun May on Her Customs Plan

Theresa May is facing a crisis after pro-Brexit ministers paired up with Conservative hardliners to demand a clean break from the European Union’s customs system, rejecting her plea for a compromise
NRA-Branded Insurance Program Is Unlawful, New York Regulators Say

NRA-Branded Insurance Program Is Unlawful, New York Regulators Say

A National Rifle Association-branded insurance program unlawfully provided liability coverage to gun owners in the event they were charged with a crime involving their firearms, according to New York
Mystery of Pruitt's Morocco Trip Deepens With Lobbyist Contract

Mystery of Pruitt's Morocco Trip Deepens With Lobbyist Contract

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt’s four-day trip to Morocco last December was puzzling from the start.
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