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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.
Comey Responds to Trump: ‘This Is Not Some Tin-Pot Dictatorship’

Comey Responds to Trump: ‘This Is Not Some Tin-Pot Dictatorship’

President Donald Trump’s comments that ousted FBI Director James Comey belongs in jail are "dangerous" and threaten a "tin-pot dictatorship," the former lawman said in an interview Tuesday with NPR.
Mnuchin Labels Trump's China, Russia FX Tweets a ‘Warning Shot’

Mnuchin Labels Trump's China, Russia FX Tweets a ‘Warning Shot’

President Donald Trump’s accusations that China and Russia are gaming their currencies were a “warning shot” about the consequences about devaluation, rather than part of a wish to achieve a weaker
Ivory Coast's Ruling Coalition Agrees to Form Single Party

Ivory Coast's Ruling Coalition Agrees to Form Single Party

Six political parties that make up Ivory Coast’s ruling coalition have agreed to form a single party as the West African nation prepares for 2020 presidential elections.
Sweden, India Work on Security Accord That May Open for Jet Deal

Sweden, India Work on Security Accord That May Open for Jet Deal

India and Sweden agreed to work on a deal to allow increased sharing of classified information, potentially opening up for Saab AB to secure an order for its Gripen fighter jets.
Why Golf May Not Be Enough to Sustain Trump-Abe Bond This Time

Why Golf May Not Be Enough to Sustain Trump-Abe Bond This Time

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s five meetings with U.S. President Donald Trump have been relaxed affairs, marked by rounds of golf and warm praise. Their sixth encounter may be more tense.
Who Is Kimba Wood and What Does She Mean for the Trump Administration?

Who Is Kimba Wood and What Does She Mean for the Trump Administration?

Bloomberg Gadfly's Timothy O'Brien discusses the Trump administration and the Cohen investigation, possibly posing a bigger threat than any of the president's international deals. He speaks with
EU Wins Poland Logging Ban as Fight Over Rule of Law Evolves

EU Wins Poland Logging Ban as Fight Over Rule of Law Evolves

The European Union won a court battle against Poland over logging in one of the continent’s last primeval forests, underscoring their strained relations as they seek to resolve a wider conflict over
The Expanding Scope of Mueller's Trump Investigation

The Expanding Scope of Mueller's Trump Investigation

Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli discusses President Donald Trump's pardoning of Scooter Libby and Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation of the Trump administration. He speaks on "Bloomberg
Group Plans $48 Million Ad Campaign to Preserve GOP Congress

Group Plans $48 Million Ad Campaign to Preserve GOP Congress

A group working to help Republicans keep control of the U.S. House said Tuesday it plans to place orders for $48 million in television and online advertising for the weeks before November’s election
Trump’s Troubles Now Center on Confidant Cohen

Trump’s Troubles Now Center on Confidant Cohen

One of Donald Trump’s closest allies has emerged as the linchpin of the president’s legal and political woes.
Macron Champions EU as Nationalist Currents Evoke ‘Civil War’

Macron Champions EU as Nationalist Currents Evoke ‘Civil War’

French President Emmanuel Macron gave an unabashed defense of the European Union in its political heart, urging the bloc to reject nationalism, deepen integration and promote free trade in the face of