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Nunes Doubles Down on Holding Sessions in Contempt for Documents

Nunes Doubles Down on Holding Sessions in Contempt for Documents

The leader of the House Intelligence Committee is threatening to move quickly on a vote to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt of Congress if the Department of Justice doesn’t turn over
Hack-Resistant Vote Machines Missing as States Gird for '18 Vote

Hack-Resistant Vote Machines Missing as States Gird for '18 Vote

Past piles of hay outside the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, vendors in a meeting hall hawked their latest secure voting technology. Local officials and activists tapped sleek Android
Carrier Suffers New Failure at Sea as U.S. Navy Seeks More Funds

Carrier Suffers New Failure at Sea as U.S. Navy Seeks More Funds

The Gerald R. Ford, the U.S. Navy’s costliest warship, suffered a new failure at sea that forced it back to port and raised fresh questions about the new class of aircraft carriers.
Torture Claims and Destroyed Videos Shadow Trump’s CIA Nominee

Torture Claims and Destroyed Videos Shadow Trump’s CIA Nominee

Gina Haspel spent three decades working in secret. Now the lifelong spy is preparing for a bruising public debut.
Trump Plans to Fight California Car Rules With Twice-Failed Strategy

Trump Plans to Fight California Car Rules With Twice-Failed Strategy

The Trump administration is preparing to battle California’s tough car pollution regulations using an approach that federal courts have already rejected.
Trump, Republicans Raise Alarms About West Virginia Primary Race

Trump, Republicans Raise Alarms About West Virginia Primary Race

Republican officials were thrown into a panic on the cusp of Tuesday’s three crucial Senate primaries as they confronted a late surge by controversial and confrontational candidate Don Blankenship in
Brexit Bulletin: Boris Attack

Brexit Bulletin: Boris Attack

Today in Brexit: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson attacks Theresa May’s customs plan as crazy, as the House of Lords reminds her she doesn’t have the final say on Brexit.
U.S., China Set for Trade Brawl in Geneva

U.S., China Set for Trade Brawl in Geneva

Fully automated AutoStrads pick-up shipping containers to be moved to stacking cranes at the TraPac LLC shipping terminal at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Friday, March
Cyprus's First Shipping Minister Sets Herself Ambitious Targets

Cyprus's First Shipping Minister Sets Herself Ambitious Targets

Cyprus’s first-ever shipping minister is setting her sights high.
Ex-China Political Star Jailed for Life Over $27 Million Bribery

Ex-China Political Star Jailed for Life Over $27 Million Bribery

A one-time contender for China’s presidency, Sun Zhengcai, was sentenced to life in prison for accepting over 170 million yuan ($27 million) in bribes.
U.S. Dollar to Remain Global Currency, Macquarie's Shvets Says

U.S. Dollar to Remain Global Currency, Macquarie's Shvets Says

Macquarie commodities an global markets head of Asian strategy, Viktor Shvets discusses President Donald Trump's plan for the Iran nuclear accord and trade. he speaks with Bloomberg's David Ingles and
NY Attorney General Schneiderman Resigns

NY Attorney General Schneiderman Resigns

Eric Schneiderman Photographer: Drew Angerer/Getty Images
Four Women Accuse New York Attorney General of Physical Abuse

Four Women Accuse New York Attorney General of Physical Abuse

New York (AP) -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who had taken on high-profile roles as an advocate for women's issues and an antagonist to the policies of President Donald Trump,
Brazil's President Could Drop Re-Election Bid in Favor of Unity

Brazil's President Could Drop Re-Election Bid in Favor of Unity

President Michel Temer of Brazil said he could drop his re-election bid to support a candidate who would unify centrist parties and defend his legacy.
May Faces Defeat Over Fixed Brexit Date in U.K. House of Lords

May Faces Defeat Over Fixed Brexit Date in U.K. House of Lords

Opposition lawmakers and rebels in Theresa May’s Conservative Party aim to push through two changes to the premier’s flagship Brexit legislation Tuesday, continuing its bruising passage through the
Your Guide to Malaysia's Upcoming General Election

Your Guide to Malaysia's Upcoming General Election

Malaysia is holding a general election on May 9, and the outlook appears promising for Prime Minister Najib Razak -- despite an uncomfortable past few years.
Indonesia Vote May Only Have One Candidate

Indonesia Vote May Only Have One Candidate

Joko Widodo Photographer: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg
Cambodian Exile Loses Facebook Data Demand

Cambodian Exile Loses Facebook Data Demand

Sam Rainsy, leader of Cambodia's main opposition political party, adjusts his spectacles during an interview in Paris, France.
Venezuelan Soldiers Desert in Droves With Presidential Election Ahead

Venezuelan Soldiers Desert in Droves With Presidential Election Ahead

Military officers are joining the exodus of Venezuelans to Colombia and Brazil, fleeing barracks and forcing President Nicolas Maduro’s government to call upon retirees and militia to fill the void.
Trump Seeking $15 Billion Cut in Unspent Federal Funds, Official Says

Trump Seeking $15 Billion Cut in Unspent Federal Funds, Official Says

President Donald Trump’s administration is asking Congress to cancel $15 billion in unspent government funds, including $7 billion from the Children’s Health Insurance Program, a senior administration