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Pelosi’s Litigation-First Impeachment Strategy Has Its Own Risks

Pelosi’s Litigation-First Impeachment Strategy Has Its Own Risks

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s strategy of slow-walking moves to impeach President Donald Trump depends on fighting first in the courts to see how much more evidence Democrats can get.
‘Grand Slam’ on Judges Contrasts With Rough Patch for McConnell

‘Grand Slam’ on Judges Contrasts With Rough Patch for McConnell

President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are reshaping federal courts at a blazing pace, with the Senate’s confirmation of 59 judges so far this year offering a bright spot
Low-Polling Democrats Seek Breakout Moments at Iowa State Fair

Low-Polling Democrats Seek Breakout Moments at Iowa State Fair

Andrew Yang waved around a half-eaten turkey leg as he calculated how many such treats one could buy with the $1,000 a month he’s proposed giving to Americans. Tim Ryan jokingly joined the hordes
Macri Loses Argentina’s Key Primary Vote by Landslide

Macri Loses Argentina’s Key Primary Vote by Landslide

Argentina is at a crossroads. President Mauricio Macri is looking to secure a second term at elections this October, but his path to the presidency just hit a massive roadblock. At primaries this
Salvini Says Italy Won't Leave Europe or the Euro

Salvini Says Italy Won't Leave Europe or the Euro

Matteo Salvini’s bid for full control of Italy has started on the beach. The league leader and deputy prime minister is on the campaign trail after pulling the plug on a coalition government last
Hong Kong Cancels All Remaining Monday Flights as Protests Swarm Airport

Hong Kong Cancels All Remaining Monday Flights as Protests Swarm Airport

Hong Kong airport authorities canceled remaining flights on Monday after protesters swarmed the main terminal building for a fourth day, the biggest disruption yet to the city’s economy since
South Korea Moves to Downgrade Japan Trade Ties, Seeks Talks

South Korea Moves to Downgrade Japan Trade Ties, Seeks Talks

Shipping containers sit in the Busan Port Terminal (BPT) at the Port of Busan in this aerial photograph taken in Busan, South Korea, on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. A trade dispute between South Korea and
Beach Boy Salvini Bids for Full Power While Italy’s on Vacation

Beach Boy Salvini Bids for Full Power While Italy’s on Vacation

Matteo Salvini’s bid for full control of Italy starts on the country’s beaches.
Italy’s Parliament Leaders to Meet as Sworn Enemies Eye Tie-Up

Italy’s Parliament Leaders to Meet as Sworn Enemies Eye Tie-Up

Parliament leaders in Italy will meet on Monday to decide when Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will have to face a no-confidence vote as the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the center-left
Macri’s Shock Setback in Argentina Deals Blow to Re-Election Bid

Macri’s Shock Setback in Argentina Deals Blow to Re-Election Bid

Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri unexpectedly lost a primary vote by a landslide, foreshadowing a defeat in October’s presidential election and a possible return to the policies of his
Russia to Leapfrog Saudi in Wealth League as Oil Power Shifts

Russia to Leapfrog Saudi in Wealth League as Oil Power Shifts

The shifting balance of power in the oil world is showing up in a new indicator: central bank reserves.
Trump’s Top Energy Regulator Invites Execs to Coal Country

Trump’s Top Energy Regulator Invites Execs to Coal Country

President Donald Trump’s chief energy regulator has invited a group of environmentalists, energy executives and other industry leaders to the heart of Coal Country for a summit on “the future of
Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida Plea Deal to Be Investigated by State

Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida Plea Deal to Be Investigated by State

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis ordered an investigation into the controversial handling of Jeffrey Epstein’s 2008 guilty plea for soliciting prostitution from minors and the unusually lenient terms of
Walmart Worker Calls for Walkout Over Company’s Gun Sales

Walmart Worker Calls for Walkout Over Company’s Gun Sales

A junior Walmart Inc. employee organized a one-day strike and other actions to protest the retailer’s stance on gun sales in the wake of shootings at two of its stores in recent weeks.
ACLU Sues Trump Over Expansion of ‘Fast-Track’ Deportations

ACLU Sues Trump Over Expansion of ‘Fast-Track’ Deportations

The American Civil Liberties Union sued the Trump administration over a new rule that it said “massively expands” fast-track deportations of undocumented immigrants without a standard legal process
Huntsman to Step Down as U.S. Ambassador to Russia in October

Huntsman to Step Down as U.S. Ambassador to Russia in October

Jon Huntsman, the U.S. ambassador to Russia, said he’ll resign later this year, a move that risks leaving open a key diplomatic post as tensions between the two countries continue to deteriorate.
Scaramucci Says Trade War May Lead to Liquidity Crisis, Sees Trump Winning in 2020

Scaramucci Says Trade War May Lead to Liquidity Crisis, Sees Trump Winning in 2020

Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital founder and former White House communications director, discusses the Trump administration labeling China a currency manipulator and its impact on financial
Former India External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Dies

Former India External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Dies

Former Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj died Tuesday of a cardiac arrest at the age of 67, Press Trust of India reported.
Juan Guaido’s Team Signals It May Default on PDVSA Bond Backed by Citgo

Juan Guaido’s Team Signals It May Default on PDVSA Bond Backed by Citgo

The team advising Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaido signaled Tuesday that it may stop making payments on the nation’s only bond not currently in default.
FBI Agent Fired Over Anti-Trump Texts Sues to Get Job Back

FBI Agent Fired Over Anti-Trump Texts Sues to Get Job Back

A former FBI agent sued the Justice Department to get his job back, claiming he was unlawfully fired over his text messages critical of Donald Trump after the bureau caved in to pressure from the