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Senator Who Led Opposition to Lula’s Party Faces Corruption Trial

Senator Who Led Opposition to Lula’s Party Faces Corruption Trial

Brazilian Senator Aecio Neves, who narrowly lost the 2014 elections to President Dilma Rousseff, will stand trial before the country’s top court on charges of corruption and obstruction of justice.
Tech Firms May Beat Trump in Debate Over Chinese Joint Ventures

Tech Firms May Beat Trump in Debate Over Chinese Joint Ventures

Lobbyists for IBM and other large U.S. technology companies may succeed in gutting a key part of proposed legislation that aims to subject partnerships with Chinese firms to approval by a secretive
Trump and Kim May Meet in Sweden or Switzerland, Sources Say

Trump and Kim May Meet in Sweden or Switzerland, Sources Say

Sweden and Switzerland are among the places the White House is considering for an unprecedented summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to people familiar
Kushners and Vornado Have Worst Year at Manhattan Office Tower

Kushners and Vornado Have Worst Year at Manhattan Office Tower

A Manhattan office tower co-owned by Kushner Cos. and Vornado Realty Trust had its worst year since the two firms became partners in the building in 2011.
Justice Department Asks for More Time to Turn Over Comey Memos

Justice Department Asks for More Time to Turn Over Comey Memos

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is seeking more time to consider giving three House committees copies of memos that former FBI Director James Comey said he wrote about his meetings with
Nafta Has ‘Absolute Support’ of Mexican Presidential Front-Runner

Nafta Has ‘Absolute Support’ of Mexican Presidential Front-Runner

Mexico’s leading presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledges “absolute support” for the North American Free Trade Agreement, his pick for finance minister said.
Rep. Renacci Says Tax Cuts Need to Be Permanent

Rep. Renacci Says Tax Cuts Need to Be Permanent

Rep. Jim Renacci, an Ohio Republican, discusses taxes, de-regulation efforts, and the 2018 mid-term elections with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
New Jersey Adopts Automatic Voter Registration

New Jersey Adopts Automatic Voter Registration

Democratic Governor Phil Murphy made New Jersey the latest U.S. state with automatic voter registration at motor-vehicle agencies as mid-term elections loom in November.
Trump Filed Extension for 2017 Tax Return, White House Says

Trump Filed Extension for 2017 Tax Return, White House Says

President Donald Trump will file his taxes by Oct. 15, the White House said Tuesday.
House to Vote This Year on Individual Tax Cut Extension, Ryan Says

House to Vote This Year on Individual Tax Cut Extension, Ryan Says

The House will hold a vote this year to make individual tax cuts permanent, according to House Speaker Paul Ryan.
Trump Considering New Russia Sanctions Despite ‘Confusion,’ Kudlow Says

Trump Considering New Russia Sanctions Despite ‘Confusion,’ Kudlow Says

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the Trump administration is considering more sanctions against Russia.
Kudlow Says TPP Reconsideration Is More of a ‘Thought Than a Policy’

Kudlow Says TPP Reconsideration Is More of a ‘Thought Than a Policy’

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow downplayed the possibility the U.S. would enter into negotiations to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, calling it more of a “thought than a
Rep. Castro on Russia Sanctions, Pompeo, and Syria Strikes

Rep. Castro on Russia Sanctions, Pompeo, and Syria Strikes

Rep. Joaquin Castro, a member of the House Intelligence Committee and a Democrat from Texas, discusses confusion over a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russia, the confirmation hearing for U.S.
America Wants to Protect the World From Space Junk

America Wants to Protect the World From Space Junk

The Trump administration is planning to transfer responsibility for tracking everything up there to the Commerce Department.
Fringe Polish Group Probe of Israeli President's Comments

Fringe Polish Group Probe of Israeli President's Comments

A fringe Polish group has asked prosecutors on Tuesday to investigate if Israel’s president broke a new law that criminalizes suggesting that the Polish nation was in any way responsible for the
Merkel Commits to a Bold New Europe, Just Not in the Euro Area

Merkel Commits to a Bold New Europe, Just Not in the Euro Area

German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to reach common ground with French President Emmanuel Macron on a wide slate of European Union reforms, sidestepping a spat in her coalition over strengthening
Arpaio to Face Special Prosecutor Over Bid to Vacate Conviction

Arpaio to Face Special Prosecutor Over Bid to Vacate Conviction

The Arizona sheriff pardoned by President Donald Trump for racially profiling immigrants in violation of a court order has a new fight on his hands.
Election Woes Weigh on Brazil’s Growth, Presidential Candidate Meirelles Says

Election Woes Weigh on Brazil’s Growth, Presidential Candidate Meirelles Says

Uncertainty over the outcome of the October presidential race is beginning to weigh on Brazil’s economic growth, former finance minister and presidential hopeful Henrique Meirelles said in an
Trump’s Yuan Devaluation ‘Warning Shot’ Isn't Having Much Impact

Trump’s Yuan Devaluation ‘Warning Shot’ Isn't Having Much Impact

Donald Trump’s "warning shot" to China and Russia this week on gaming their currencies is more of a damp squib -- at least as far as the world’s second-largest economy is concerned.
IRS Gives Taxpayers an Extra Day to File After Computer Crash

IRS Gives Taxpayers an Extra Day to File After Computer Crash

The Internal Revenue Service said it would give U.S. taxpayers an extra day to file their returns electronically after a computer malfunction disrupted the agency’s website.