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Trump Welcomes Macron for First State Visit

Trump Welcomes Macron for First State Visit

Donald Trump welcomes French President Emmanuel Macron for his inaugural visit to Washington, D.C. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Signals His Veterans Affairs Nominee May Need to Withdraw

Trump Signals His Veterans Affairs Nominee May Need to Withdraw

President Donald Trump said White House physician Ronny Jackson should consider withdrawing his nomination as Veterans Affairs secretary as a Senate panel opened a review into allegations of improper
Macron Says He Wants ‘New Accord’ After Trump Threatens Iran

Macron Says He Wants ‘New Accord’ After Trump Threatens Iran

French President Emmanuel Macron said he wants to negotiate a new agreement with Iran that would curb its development of ballistic missiles and contain its involvement in regional wars, in addition to
Zimbabwe Foreign Minister Backtracks on Allowing Diaspora Vote

Zimbabwe Foreign Minister Backtracks on Allowing Diaspora Vote

Zimbabwe doesn’t have enough time before this year’s general elections to make the constitutional changes necessary to allow people living outside the country to vote, Foreign Minister Sibusiso Moyo
U.S. Supreme Court Shields Corporations From Human-Rights Suits

U.S. Supreme Court Shields Corporations From Human-Rights Suits

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that victims of overseas atrocities can’t use a centuries-old law to sue foreign corporations for complicity, blunting what once was a favorite legal tool for human-rights
White House Stands by Veterans Affairs Pick After Senate Delay

White House Stands by Veterans Affairs Pick After Senate Delay

The Trump administration is standing behind White House physician Ronny L. Jackson after his confirmation to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs was slowed by questions about his background and
World’s Richest Country Showcases Ancient Books in New Library

World’s Richest Country Showcases Ancient Books in New Library

Thousand year-old books have settled in the most futuristic of homes, gently cooled and shielded from the sun in an underground chamber of Qatar’s National Library.
Suffragist Is First Woman to Get Statue Outside U.K. Parliament

Suffragist Is First Woman to Get Statue Outside U.K. Parliament

London (AP) -- A bronze statue of women's rights campaigner Millicent Fawcett was unveiled Tuesday outside Britain's Parliament — the first woman to be commemorated there alongside statues of 11 men
Why This May Not Be the Best Time for Trump to End Iran Deal

Why This May Not Be the Best Time for Trump to End Iran Deal

Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli discusses how French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S. President Donald Trump may handle the issue of the Iran nuclear deal. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source:
Finland's Ruling Coalition Is at Risk After Lawmaker Defection

Finland's Ruling Coalition Is at Risk After Lawmaker Defection

Finland’s government grew a little shakier today after a lawmaker switched allegiance and a junior coalition partner said it was reviewing its options.
Singapore Adds Another Woman to Its Male-Dominated Cabinet

Singapore Adds Another Woman to Its Male-Dominated Cabinet

They may not be among the perceived front runners to take over as Singapore’s next prime minister, but women made some progress in Singapore’s latest Cabinet reshuffle.
A Velvet Revolution That Putin Can Live With

A Velvet Revolution That Putin Can Live With

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Rusal Nationalization Possible as Kremlin Cautious on U.S. Move

Rusal Nationalization Possible as Kremlin Cautious on U.S. Move

Russia’s government could take over United Co. Rusal temporarily to save the metals giant from the impact of U.S. sanctions, a senior official said as the Kremlin struck a skeptical tone about
Singapore's Lee Names New Trade, Industry Minister in Reshuffle

Singapore's Lee Names New Trade, Industry Minister in Reshuffle

Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong named a new trade and industry minister in a cabinet reshuffle, further preparing his party for a leadership transition sometime in the next few years.
Two Korean Leaders to Dine on ‘Sunshine Menu’

Two Korean Leaders to Dine on ‘Sunshine Menu’

A North Korean soldier looks towards the South Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Paju, South Korea, on Thursday, July 27, 2017. South Korean President
Mysterious Mummy Found in Iran Could Be Father of Last Shah

Mysterious Mummy Found in Iran Could Be Father of Last Shah

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Construction workers in Iran may have unearthed the mummified remains of Reza Shah Pahlavi, the father of the country's last monarch, nearly four decades after the
Cambridge Analytica Tale ‘Disturbing,’ Democratic Lawmaker Says

Cambridge Analytica Tale ‘Disturbing,’ Democratic Lawmaker Says

House Democrats met with Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie Tuesday and afterward implored Republicans to help them dig deeper into manipulation of personal information from millions

Russians Want to Hack Your Election? Call Out the National Guard

When floods swept through West Virginia polling places during the 2012 presidential election, the National Guard came to the rescue with tents and electrical connections. For the state’s congressional
As CEOs Fight China Tariffs, Trump Hears Pleas to Add More

As CEOs Fight China Tariffs, Trump Hears Pleas to Add More

Prominent U.S. business lobbies are begging the Trump administration not to impose tariffs on Chinese imports, but some small manufacturers are pushing the other way: Trying to get more products on

Pirates Seize 12 Crew on Dutch Vessel Off Nigeria

Suspected pirates kidnapped 12 of 14 crew members on board Dutch cargo vessel FWN Rapide near the southern Nigerian city of Port Harcourt, Ships & Ports reported, citing vessel owner ForestWave
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