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Romania: Leaders Row About Relocating Embassy to Jerusalem

Romania: Leaders Row About Relocating Embassy to Jerusalem

Bucharest, Romania (AP) -- The leader of Romania's ruling party says the country plans to move its embassy in Israel to the disputed city of Jerusalem, but the president says the decision is
Brexit Bulletin: Getting the Hang of It

Brexit Bulletin: Getting the Hang of It

Today in Brexit: The latest phase of talks got off to a typically slow start, but there are signs that this time the U.K. may be ready to take the initiative.
Europe’s Depopulation Time Bomb Is Ticking in the Baltics

Europe’s Depopulation Time Bomb Is Ticking in the Baltics

Young workers keep leaving for the west, while refugees from the Middle East and Africa are shunned. The UN sees a catastrophe lurking.
Probe Into ECB's Rimsevics Headed for Criminal Charges in Latvia

Probe Into ECB's Rimsevics Headed for Criminal Charges in Latvia

The corruption investigation into Latvia’s central bank chief, a member of the European Central Bank’s policy-setting committee, is entering a decisive phase.
On Sexual Harassment Complaint, Japan's Aso Objects to Font Size

On Sexual Harassment Complaint, Japan's Aso Objects to Font Size

When asked about a complaint from a TV station that the most senior official at his ministry sexually harassed a reporter, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said the font used on the complaint letter
Labour Will Work With Tory Rebels to Fight for EU Customs Union

Labour Will Work With Tory Rebels to Fight for EU Customs Union

The Labour Party has given its clearest signal yet that it will join forces with rebel Tories in an attempt to defeat Theresa May on Brexit, threatening a political crisis that could bring down her
McDonnell Woos Past Enemies for U.K. Labour's Push for Power

McDonnell Woos Past Enemies for U.K. Labour's Push for Power

John McDonnell, self-proclaimed enemy of capitalism and the man who would be chancellor of the exchequer, took pride in sowing dissent.
Comey Memos Show Trump Sought Loyalty, Tried to End Flynn Probe

Comey Memos Show Trump Sought Loyalty, Tried to End Flynn Probe

President Donald Trump praised James Comey for his honorable conduct during the 2016 campaign, sought out his loyalty, and asked the FBI director to let go of an investigation into his former national
Australia's Government Is Shocked by Bank Wrongdoing. Shocked

Australia's Government Is Shocked by Bank Wrongdoing. Shocked

After being dragged kicking and screaming to hold an inquiry into misconduct in Australia’s financial industry, the government is now jumping aboard the bank-bashing bandwagon as public anger at
A Top Senate Republican Slams Tech Lobby’s CFIUS Bill Push

A Top Senate Republican Slams Tech Lobby’s CFIUS Bill Push

The Senate’s No. 2 Republican on Thursday used a floor speech to try to beat back efforts by IBM and a tech trade group to gut a bill that would expand the powers of a secretive national security

Australia Defends South China Sea Presence Amid Challenge Report

Australian leader Malcolm Turnbull says his navy has a “perfect right” to conduct freedom of navigation exercises in the South China Sea after a media report said three of his frigates had been
EU to Reject U.K. Brexit Plan for the Irish Border

EU to Reject U.K. Brexit Plan for the Irish Border

European Union officials are set to reject a potential U.K. solution to the crucial issue of what happens to the Irish border after Brexit.
France's Poorest Region Looks to China, Not Macron, for Help

France's Poorest Region Looks to China, Not Macron, for Help

In the northern French Hauts-de-France region, a traditional stronghold of the protectionist, anti-immigrant National Front, constituents are banking on Beijing rather than Paris to turn around the
Trump Won’t Join Melania at Barbara Bush’s Funeral, White House Says

Trump Won’t Join Melania at Barbara Bush’s Funeral, White House Says

President Donald Trump won't be joining his wife in attending the memorial service of former first lady Barbara Bush.
Top Senate Democrat Endorses Decriminalizing Marijuana at the Federal Level

Top Senate Democrat Endorses Decriminalizing Marijuana at the Federal Level

The push to decriminalize marijuana has picked up another high-profile backer, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer.
Zimbabwe Ex-Finance Boss Sees Potential $100 Billion Economy

Zimbabwe Ex-Finance Boss Sees Potential $100 Billion Economy

Zimbabwe’s opposition could expand the size of the economy more than fivefold to $100 billion within eight years if it wins this year’s elections, a former finance minister said.
Curtain Falls on Cuba's Castro Era With New President

Curtain Falls on Cuba's Castro Era With New President

Saint Joseph's University's Director of Latin American Studies Castro Gioioso discusses the political transition in Cuba with Bloomberg's Julia Chatterley and Lisa Abramowicz on "What'd You Miss?"
Trump Adds Giuliani to Legal Team After FBI Raid on Cohen

Trump Adds Giuliani to Legal Team After FBI Raid on Cohen

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani joined President Donald Trump’s personal legal team, adding a trusted ally and veteran prosecutor to a group that has struggled to attract and retain top talent.
White House Officials See More Labor Market Slack Than Fed Does

White House Officials See More Labor Market Slack Than Fed Does

Many Federal Reserve policy makers believe the U.S. has achieved full employment. White House officials aren’t so sure.
U.S. Antitrust Boss Calls for Vigilance on Big Tech Platforms

U.S. Antitrust Boss Calls for Vigilance on Big Tech Platforms

The Trump administration’s antitrust chief said competition watchdogs need to keep an eye on digital platform companies that may be abusing their market power to thwart rivals, the latest sign of