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Trudeau Seeks Talks With Kinder After Failing to Ease Pipeline Spat

Trudeau Seeks Talks With Kinder After Failing to Ease Pipeline Spat

Justin Trudeau plans to start financial talks with Kinder Morgan Inc. to backstop the Trans Mountain pipeline after failing to end a spat between Canadian provinces that has spiraled into a political
Will Kim Jong Un Give Up North Korea's Nukes? History Says No

Will Kim Jong Un Give Up North Korea's Nukes? History Says No

If U.S. President Donald Trump presses Kim Jong Un to give up his nuclear arsenal when they meet, he’ll be asking the North Korean leader to surrender more than a half century’s labor.
Russia Faces Sanctions for Syria Chemical Attack, Haley Says

Russia Faces Sanctions for Syria Chemical Attack, Haley Says

The U.S. Treasury Department will announce fresh sanctions on Monday on Russia related to its involvement in Syria’s use of chemical weapons, U.S. United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said.
U.S. Eyes Russia Sanctions for Syria, U.K. Sees One-Time Hit

U.S. Eyes Russia Sanctions for Syria, U.K. Sees One-Time Hit

Fresh sanctions will be imposed on Russia related to Syria’s reported use of chemical weapons as the U.S. and U.K. assess the fallout and next steps after Friday night’s strike on the Middle Eastern
Trump Launches Tweetstorm About ‘Slippery’ James Comey

Trump Launches Tweetstorm About ‘Slippery’ James Comey

Donald Trump launched a full-throated attack on James Comey, hours before the FBI director he fired in May will appear in a network television interview tied to the release of a book that describes
How 105 Missiles Show Assad’s Future Is Safe

How 105 Missiles Show Assad’s Future Is Safe

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Trump Approval Rating Climbs to 40%, Highest Level This Year

Trump Approval Rating Climbs to 40%, Highest Level This Year

President Donald Trump’s approval rating rose to 40 percent in the latest poll by ABC News and The Washington Post, the highest level this year.
India's Modi Makes a Business Trip to Nordic Free-Trade Bastion

India's Modi Makes a Business Trip to Nordic Free-Trade Bastion

Narendra Modi can expect an earful on the benefits of free trade when he visits Stockholm for a summit with Nordic peers already rattled by the sound of Donald Trump’s protectionist war-drums.
Wall Street Economists See Global Growth Cresting Not Collapsing

Wall Street Economists See Global Growth Cresting Not Collapsing

The International Monetary Fund conducts its semi-annual health check of the world economy this week with investors fretting global growth is starting to sag after accelerating the most since 2011
What to Expect From Retail Sales After the Trump Tax Cuts

What to Expect From Retail Sales After the Trump Tax Cuts

Tax cuts have given a boost to Americans’ take-home pay this year. The question hanging over the U.S. economy is whether they are putting the extra cash toward savings and debt, or using it to go
Russia Gambles That Its Debt Is Too Popular to Sanction

Russia Gambles That Its Debt Is Too Popular to Sanction

The popularity of Russian bonds among foreign investors might seem to make them vulnerable if U.S. sanctions force a mass exodus. For the besieged nation’s debt chief, it’s Russia’s best insurance

Montenegro's Djukanovic Poised for Return in Presidential Ballot

Montenegrins are voting in an election that looks set to return Milo Djukanovic to the presidency, giving the veteran leader a chance to fulfill his pledge to lead the country into the European Union
Nafta Agreement Could Come in Weeks, Pence and Trudeau Say

Nafta Agreement Could Come in Weeks, Pence and Trudeau Say

The Nafta trade agreement could be renegotiated in the next few weeks, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canada’s Prime Minister said Saturday in Peru, avoiding new political opposition that could
Venezuela Anti-U.S. Revolt Collapses in Poverty, Mass Migration

Venezuela Anti-U.S. Revolt Collapses in Poverty, Mass Migration

After using the Summit of the Americas for more than a decade to help whip up anti-U.S. sentiment in Latin America, Venezuela this week found out how isolated it truly is.
Syria Strike Puts Lockheed Martin's Stealthy New Missile to Test

Syria Strike Puts Lockheed Martin's Stealthy New Missile to Test

The joint U.S., French and U.K. missile barrage on Syria this week included the battlefield debut of a stealthy new Lockheed Martin Corp. air-launched cruise missile produced as part of a $4.6 billion
Warship Ruse and New Stealth Missiles: How the U.S. and Allies Attacked Syria

Warship Ruse and New Stealth Missiles: How the U.S. and Allies Attacked Syria

President Donald Trump’s outrage over another apparent chemical weapons attack by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was clear. And for the second time in his presidency, the U.S. commander-in-chief
Trump's Military Trans Ban Same as Before, Judge Says

Trump's Military Trans Ban Same as Before, Judge Says

The revised U.S. ban on transgender military service isn’t much different from the original announced by President Donald Trump in 2017 with no apparent input from the Pentagon, a federal judge said,
Mass Protest in Hungary Exposes Divisions After Orban Win

Mass Protest in Hungary Exposes Divisions After Orban Win

Tens of thousands of Hungarians packed Budapest’s most iconic avenue to protest Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s re-election, saying it may further stifle democratic freedoms in the ex-Communist European
China and Japan Vow Cooperation to Get North Korea to Quit Nukes

China and Japan Vow Cooperation to Get North Korea to Quit Nukes

The foreign ministers of China and Japan agreed to work closely to push North Korea to abandon its nuclear program, in the latest sign of improved cooperation between Asia’s two largest economies.
Japan Protesters Call for ‘Liar’ Abe to Resign Over Scandal

Japan Protesters Call for ‘Liar’ Abe to Resign Over Scandal

Tens of thousands of people joined a demonstration outside Japan’s parliament Saturday, in a sign of growing public anger over cronyism scandals engulfing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.