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Fannie, Freddie Allowed to Boost Capital Buffers by Billions

Fannie, Freddie Allowed to Boost Capital Buffers by Billions

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be allowed to boost their capital by billions of dollars to protect against potential losses, a key step in the Trump administration’s push to free the mortgage giants
U.K. Is Ready to Show EU Its Draft Divorce Deal: Brexit Update

U.K. Is Ready to Show EU Its Draft Divorce Deal: Brexit Update

The U.K. government has completed the draft legal text of a Brexit deal and will send it to European Union officials this week, people familiar with the matter said. The development built on hints
Biden Tries to Defend Electability Against Trump Ukraine Assault

Biden Tries to Defend Electability Against Trump Ukraine Assault

Joe Biden has framed his campaign around the pitch that he’s the strongest Democrat to take on President Donald Trump. He’s now facing his toughest test yet to prove it.
Xi Hails Future of China-Hong Kong Bond on Tense National Day

Xi Hails Future of China-Hong Kong Bond on Tense National Day

Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed national unity and said relations between Hong Kong and the mainland would improve, as the city braced for a wave of protests to coincide with the 70th
Tariff Tide Rolls in Alabama Toward Airbus, Mercedes

Tariff Tide Rolls in Alabama Toward Airbus, Mercedes

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Warren Tied With Biden in New National Poll: Campaign Update

Warren Tied With Biden in New National Poll: Campaign Update

Elizabeth Warren is essentially tied with Joe Biden nationwide, continuing a surge in surveys that showed her ahead in Iowa and New Hampshire, according to a Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday.
Fast-Approaching Brexit Deadline Spurs Pound-Bond Sales Rush

Fast-Approaching Brexit Deadline Spurs Pound-Bond Sales Rush

BMW and Just Life among six borrowers offering sterling bonds
Israel’s Rivlin Mulls Tapping PM Tonight to Form Government

Israel’s Rivlin Mulls Tapping PM Tonight to Form Government

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin is considering tapping Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday night to form the next government, Haaretz reported.
Ukraine Aid That Trump Froze Has Been Vital in Containing Putin

Ukraine Aid That Trump Froze Has Been Vital in Containing Putin

The military aid at the center of the storm engulfing Donald Trump wasn’t just nice for Ukraine to have. It was crucial to holding at bay forces backed by the might of neighboring Russia.
It's Trump Versus Pelosi as Impeachment Brawl Erupts

It's Trump Versus Pelosi as Impeachment Brawl Erupts

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US Targets Islamic State in Libya With Second Airstrike in Week

US Targets Islamic State in Libya With Second Airstrike in Week

A U.S. airstrike killed 11 suspected Islamic State militants in southern Libya, U.S. Africa Command said, its second reported raid in a week against the extremist group that once controlled a key
There Is No Chance We’re Leaving on October 31, Says Brexit Party Chairman

There Is No Chance We’re Leaving on October 31, Says Brexit Party Chairman

Brexit Party Chairman Richard Tice discusses the next step for the U.K. following the decision from the U.K. Supreme Court that Boris Johnson broke the law by suspending Parliament. He speaks on
Swiss Attorney-General Narrowly Re-Elected After FIFA Scandal

Swiss Attorney-General Narrowly Re-Elected After FIFA Scandal

Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber was narrowly re-elected to a third term as the country’s top prosecutor after he was caught up in a scandal over undisclosed meetings he held with the boss of
Johnson to Address Commons Amid Political Storm: Brexit Update

Johnson to Address Commons Amid Political Storm: Brexit Update

Boris Johnson flew back into a momentous political crisis on Wednesday, after Britain’s Supreme Court ruled he broke the law by suspending Parliament. He’s facing calls to sack his political and legal
Democrats Gird for Impeachment Fight Overtaking the 2020 Race

Democrats Gird for Impeachment Fight Overtaking the 2020 Race

It’s a fight that President Donald Trump has been spoiling for, and one that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was reluctant to give him.
Pelosi Impeachment Gambit Brings Peril for Trump - And Democrats

Pelosi Impeachment Gambit Brings Peril for Trump - And Democrats

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to launch a formal impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump will consume the nation’s attention, grind the work of government to a halt and ultimately determine
Sanders, Warren Compete for Who Can Tax Billionaires the Most

Sanders, Warren Compete for Who Can Tax Billionaires the Most

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax proposal is big. Senator Bernie Sanders’ is about 60% bigger.
Trump Lawyers Head to Court Claiming President Can’t Be Investigated

Trump Lawyers Head to Court Claiming President Can’t Be Investigated

Lawyers for Donald Trump are trying to convince a judge that the president can’t be investigated for a crime.
Netanyahu’s Likud Picks Up Seat, Making It 32 to Gantz’s 33

Netanyahu’s Likud Picks Up Seat, Making It 32 to Gantz’s 33

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party has picked up an additional seat in parliament following last week’s election, bringing its total to 32, one less than the number won by former