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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.
Theresa May Faces Another Brexit Battle With Scotland and Wales

Theresa May Faces Another Brexit Battle With Scotland and Wales

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans for Brexit face another potential legal hurdle as the country’s highest court rules on whether some powers from the European Union that are due to return to
Trump Energy Aide to Return to Lobbying Firm

Trump Energy Aide to Return to Lobbying Firm

Michael Catanzaro, a chief architect of President Donald Trump’s energy policy, is leaving the White House and returning to his former lobbying firm.
Stormy Daniels Releases Sketch of Man She Says Threatened Her

Stormy Daniels Releases Sketch of Man She Says Threatened Her

Stormy Daniels released a composite sketch of the man she says threatened to harm her if she discussed her alleged tryst with Donald Trump.
China Takes Carrot-and-Stick Approach to U.S. Trade Tensions

China Takes Carrot-and-Stick Approach to U.S. Trade Tensions

China adopted a carrot and stick approach to the U.S. on Tuesday as the risk of a trade war between the two powerhouse economies continued to simmer.
Internet Sales Taxes Divide U.S. Supreme Court Justices

Internet Sales Taxes Divide U.S. Supreme Court Justices

U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled they are divided about whether to let states start collecting billions of dollars in sales taxes from internet retailers that don’t currently charge tax to their
Pennsylvania Republican Dent to Leave Congress in ‘Coming Weeks’

Pennsylvania Republican Dent to Leave Congress in ‘Coming Weeks’

Pennsylvania Representative Charlie Dent, a seven-term U.S. House member and co-leader of a caucus of moderate Republicans, said Tuesday he will leave Congress “in the coming weeks.”
Sandy Hook Families Sue InfoWars' Alex Jones for Defamation

Sandy Hook Families Sue InfoWars' Alex Jones for Defamation

The parents of two children killed at Sandy Hook elementary school in 2012 sued Alex Jones, the host of InfoWars, who had derided the shooting as fake and possibly staged by the government.
Supreme Court Drops Microsoft Email Fight With New Law in Place

Supreme Court Drops Microsoft Email Fight With New Law in Place

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday dropped a high-profile case over government access to emails stored overseas after both sides said a new federal law stripped the case of any practical significance.
Merkel Floats Meeting With Putin as Points of Conflict Multiply

Merkel Floats Meeting With Putin as Points of Conflict Multiply

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she plans to meet with President Vladimir Putin in the “foreseeable future” after military strikes in Syria widened a rift between Russia and the west.
U.S. Supreme Court Tosses Law Used to Deport Convicted Criminals

U.S. Supreme Court Tosses Law Used to Deport Convicted Criminals

A divided U.S. Supreme Court threw out a provision in federal immigration law that had been used to deport foreigners convicted of serious crimes.
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Breaks Shoulder in Fall

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Breaks Shoulder in Fall

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor broke her left shoulder in a fall at her home Monday morning, a court spokeswoman said.