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Fox Reaches Final Stage of U.K. Review of Sky Takeover

Fox Reaches Final Stage of U.K. Review of Sky Takeover

21st Century Fox Inc.’s takeover of Sky Plc has reached the home stretch of a U.K. review after a year-and-a-half of regulatory scrutiny over billionaire Rupert Murdoch’s second attempt to take
An Unwelcome Reminder Puts Iran in Spotlight

An Unwelcome Reminder Puts Iran in Spotlight

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Gabon Court Dissolves Parliament Over Legislative Vote Delay

Gabon’s Constitutional Court dissolved the central African nation’s parliament and urged the president to name a transitional government because a deadline to hold legislative elections by April 30
Trump Extends Relief, Confusion as Allies Get Tariff Reprieve

Trump Extends Relief, Confusion as Allies Get Tariff Reprieve

President Donald Trump drew short shrift from key economic allies after he offered a second temporary exemption on metal-import tariffs rather than the permanent waiver most are demanding.
CEO Pay Must Be Reined In, Biggest Danish Political Party Says

CEO Pay Must Be Reined In, Biggest Danish Political Party Says

Denmark’s biggest political party used the May 1 holiday to launch a campaign targeting pay levels for chief executive officers.
Trump's Tariff Threats Get Sized Up by a European Trucking Giant

Trump's Tariff Threats Get Sized Up by a European Trucking Giant

One of Europe’s biggest trucking companies is trying to figure out how its business will be affected by a potential tariff war between the U.S. and the European Union.
Mulvaney’s CFPB Considers Moving Staff to the Basement, or Dallas

Mulvaney’s CFPB Considers Moving Staff to the Basement, or Dallas

He’s seeking to cut spending at the watchdog by tens of millions of dollars.
Trump’s China Tariffs Risk Costing U.S. Jobs, Study Says

Trump’s China Tariffs Risk Costing U.S. Jobs, Study Says

President Donald Trump says his trade actions may cause "a little pain” in the short term, and a new study shows U.S. agricultural workers could be hurt the most.
U.S. Starts Processing Asylum Seekers Trump Slammed

U.S. Starts Processing Asylum Seekers Trump Slammed

U.S. border inspectors allowed some of the Central American asylum-seekers to enter the country for processing, ending a brief impasse over lack of space.
Brexit Bulletin: A New Idea for Ireland

Brexit Bulletin: A New Idea for Ireland

Today in Brexit: The U.K. has a new proposal on the Irish border, as a June deadline looms.
North and South Korea Dismantle Propaganda Loudspeakers at Border

North and South Korea Dismantle Propaganda Loudspeakers at Border

The rival Koreas dismantled huge loudspeakers used to blare Cold War-style propaganda across their tense border on Tuesday, as South Korea's president asked the United Nations to observe the North's
Netanyahu’s Iran Revelations Were Aimed at an Audience of One

Netanyahu’s Iran Revelations Were Aimed at an Audience of One

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took the stage in Tel Aviv on Monday to expose what he said was more than a decade of Iranian nuclear deception. Critics said he didn’t reveal anything new.
Manafort Asks Judge to Probe FBI Leaks During Investigation

Manafort Asks Judge to Probe FBI Leaks During Investigation

Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump, asked a judge to investigate FBI leaks of secret grand-jury information that came before his indictments.
Dominican Republic Establishes China Ties in Taiwan Blow

Dominican Republic Establishes China Ties in Taiwan Blow

The Dominican Republic established diplomatic relations with China, in a new blow to Taiwan as Beijing seeks to isolate the self-governed island.
Michael Cohen Hit With New Taxi Taxes, Owes New York $282,000

Michael Cohen Hit With New Taxi Taxes, Owes New York $282,000

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, has been hit this month with more than $185,000 in new state warrants for unpaid taxes on his taxicab companies.
Manafort Asks Judge to Dismiss Tax Count in Virginia Case

Manafort Asks Judge to Dismiss Tax Count in Virginia Case

Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman to President Donald Trump, asked a judge to dismiss one of several tax counts against him in a Virginia indictment.
The U.K. Labour Party’s Plan to Cut Energy Bills for Low-Income Households

The U.K. Labour Party’s Plan to Cut Energy Bills for Low-Income Households

Britain’s opposition Labour party plans to spend 2.3 billion pounds (3.2 billion) installing insulation in low-income households to help bring down what it says are “skyrocketing” energy bills.
Mnuchin Says U.S. Isn't Looking to Put Rusal Out of Business

Mnuchin Says U.S. Isn't Looking to Put Rusal Out of Business

The U.S. isn’t seeking to put Russian aluminum giant United Co. Rusal out of business by sanctioning the company, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, but its majority owner Oleg Deripaska must
U.K. Proposes Solution to Brexit Deadlock Over Irish Border

U.K. Proposes Solution to Brexit Deadlock Over Irish Border

The U.K. is proposing a new plan to kick-start stalled Brexit talks and make progress on the vexed issue of the Irish border as negotiations resume in Brussels this week.
Democrats Tell Judge ‘Emoluments Clause’ Applies to Trump

Democrats Tell Judge ‘Emoluments Clause’ Applies to Trump

A group of almost 200 Democrats who’ve sued President Donald Trump told a judge he must comply with a Constitutional provision that would bar his businesses from taking money from foreign governments.