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DNC Recommends Nixing Virtual Caucuses in Iowa, Nevada

DNC Recommends Nixing Virtual Caucuses in Iowa, Nevada

Iowa and Nevada scrapped plans to add a virtual component to their presidential nominating caucuses, setting off a fresh round of complaints about the states’ reliance on in-person meetings to select
Rebels See Time to Stop No-Deal Brexit as Major Aids Court Fight

Rebels See Time to Stop No-Deal Brexit as Major Aids Court Fight

Senior Tories seeking to stop the U.K. leaving the European Union without a deal and thwart Boris Johnson’s move to suspend Parliament from the middle of next month stepped up their preparations for a
Trump Gives Businesses Deregulation Whether They Want It or Not

Trump Gives Businesses Deregulation Whether They Want It or Not

Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to ease the grip of environmental rules he said were throttling businesses. But time and again, his deregulatory moves as president have drawn the ire of the very
Ukraine, Russia Say Prisoner Swap Makes Progress Amid Peace Push

Ukraine, Russia Say Prisoner Swap Makes Progress Amid Peace Push

Ukraine and Russia said they’re making headway in a long-anticipated prisoner swap, in what may be an initial step toward renewed efforts to resolve the conflict between the neighboring states.
Ohio Nuclear Dispute Spurs Claim That China Is ‘Invading’ U.S. Grid

Ohio Nuclear Dispute Spurs Claim That China Is ‘Invading’ U.S. Grid

The voice on the television ad sounds ominous. “The Chinese government is quietly invading our American electric grid,” it says. “Now they’re coming for our energy jobs.”
Southern Africa Leaders Call for End to Zimbabwe Sanctions

Southern Africa Leaders Call for End to Zimbabwe Sanctions

Southern Africa leaders called for the removal of sanctions against Zimbabwe, where more than 120 people were arrested last week in protests sparked by an economic crisis.
Kudlow Pushes Back on Recession, Says U.S.-China Calls Positive

Kudlow Pushes Back on Recession, Says U.S.-China Calls Positive

Larry Kudlow pushed back Sunday on the notion that the U.S. economy is headed toward a recession, and said recent phone calls between U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators had produced more “positive
Zimbabwe Police Ban Planned Protest Marches by Opposition

Zimbabwe Police Ban Planned Protest Marches by Opposition

Zimbabwean police barred the largest opposition party from staging a protest planned for Monday in the second-largest city of Bulawayo, citing security concerns.
Hong Kong Resets Democracy Push With Peaceful Mass March in Rain

Hong Kong Resets Democracy Push With Peaceful Mass March in Rain

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters defied heavy rain to march for an 11th straight weekend, as more moderate leaders sought to reset the pro-democracy movement after violent scenes at the
Singapore Must Stay Independent in U.S.-China Conflict, PM Says

Singapore Must Stay Independent in U.S.-China Conflict, PM Says

Singapore’s economy would suffer if relations worsen between the U.S. and China, but the city-state must stay independent in the conflict between its two biggest trading partners, Prime Minister Lee
Gibraltar Says Can’t Seek Court Order Detaining Tanker for U.S.

Gibraltar Says Can’t Seek Court Order Detaining Tanker for U.S.

The Government of Gibraltar says European Union regulations don’t allow it to seek a court order to seize a tanker which the U.S. accuses of breaching its sanctions by exporting Iranian oil.
Argentina Faces Fresh Turmoil After Resignation, Debt Downgrades

Argentina Faces Fresh Turmoil After Resignation, Debt Downgrades

Life may have just got a whole lot tougher for Argentina’s Mauricio Macri a week after his shock primary-election defeat sent markets into a tailspin.
Germany Says It Could Spend Extra $55 Billion If Crisis Hits

Germany Says It Could Spend Extra $55 Billion If Crisis Hits

18 August 2019, Berlin: Olaf Scholz (SPD), Federal Minister of Finance, comes to the Federal Press Conference at the Federal Government's Open Day and is photographed by visitors. Photo: Michael
Spain Rebukes Salvini, Offers to Take ‘Open Arms’ Migrants

Spain Rebukes Salvini, Offers to Take ‘Open Arms’ Migrants

Spain’s government will make available the southern port of Algeciras to receive the migrant rescue ship Open Arms given the refusal by Italy to allow it to dock.
China E-Commerce Sites Block Sales of Protest Gear to Hong Kong

China E-Commerce Sites Block Sales of Protest Gear to Hong Kong

Hong Kong demonstrators will need to look beyond mainland China for supplies of protest gear that’s defined the look of the movement.
U.S.-Mexico Tomato Trade War Faces Crucial Deadline on Monday

U.S.-Mexico Tomato Trade War Faces Crucial Deadline on Monday

A key deadline is set to lapse Monday that could lead to permanent U.S. tariffs on Mexican tomato imports, with costs potentially hitting American consumers when the weather turns cold later this
China Police Probe Gun Found in FedEx Package

China Police Probe Gun Found in FedEx Package

Police in Fujian province have started an investigation into a package containing a gun delivered by FedEx Corp. to a company in China, state media Xinhua News Agency reported.
Democrats Count on Re-Energizing Youth Vote for 2020 Elections

Democrats Count on Re-Energizing Youth Vote for 2020 Elections

The election prospects for Democrats in 2020 will turn on whether the party can keep fanning the fires that drove young voters to the ballot box last year.
Yemen Shiite Rebels Appoint an Ambassador to Iran for First Time

Yemen Shiite Rebels Appoint an Ambassador to Iran for First Time

Yemen’s Houthi rebel government appointed its first ambassador to Iran, days after a delegation met Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei in Tehran, the rebel-held Saba news agency.
Here’s How Germany Could Boost Its Economy, If It Wants to Act

Here’s How Germany Could Boost Its Economy, If It Wants to Act

Germany’s economy is in trouble and the government is dithering over whether to provide support in the form of fiscal stimulus.