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India Hints It May Be Reconsidering Its Doctrine on Nuclear Weapons

India Hints It May Be Reconsidering Its Doctrine on Nuclear Weapons

India today hinted that it may be rethinking its doctrine of “No First Use” for nuclear weapons.
Does Trump Want to Buy Greenland? Denmark Isn’t Selling

Does Trump Want to Buy Greenland? Denmark Isn’t Selling

President Donald Trump wants to buy Greenland, the world’s biggest island. Denmark, unsure whether the former real estate developer is joking, isn’t selling.
Trump Has Talked About Buying Greenland for the U.S.

Trump Has Talked About Buying Greenland for the U.S.

Washington (AP) -- Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S.
States Struggle to Update Election Systems for 2020

States Struggle to Update Election Systems for 2020

U.S. states operating outdated and insecure voting machines face major hurdles in protecting them in time for the 2020 presidential election, officials said at a meeting of elections experts.
A Hellish Week for Cathay Buffeted Between China and Hong Kong

A Hellish Week for Cathay Buffeted Between China and Hong Kong

For more than half a century, Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. has been Hong Kong’s gateway to the world, its British heritage and Asian high-altitude luxury fusing the city’s colonial past with its
Hong Kong Protests Go Global, Roiling China’s Fractured Diaspora

Hong Kong Protests Go Global, Roiling China’s Fractured Diaspora

Melbourne-based public health student Edwin Kwong is thousands of miles from Hong Kong, but he said his life has changed since his hometown descended into near-constant protest 11 weeks ago.
U.S. Unveils Warrant to Seize Iran Ship Stuck at Gibraltar

U.S. Unveils Warrant to Seize Iran Ship Stuck at Gibraltar

The U.S. government has issued a warrant to seize the supertanker Grace 1, which was detained last month on suspicion of hauling Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European sanctions.
U.S. Makes New Push for Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes

U.S. Makes New Push for Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes

U.S. health officials are making a new attempt at adding graphic images to cigarette packets to discourage Americans from lighting up.
Bennet Chides Trump’s ‘Endless Reality TV Show’: Campaign Update

Bennet Chides Trump’s ‘Endless Reality TV Show’: Campaign Update

Michael Bennet has a different strategy for pitching his case to be president: If elected, you just might not see him for weeks at a time.
Trump’s Olive Branch Whacks China With More Tariffs

Trump’s Olive Branch Whacks China With More Tariffs

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Bid to Prosecute Boris Johnson Dealt Blow by London Judge

Bid to Prosecute Boris Johnson Dealt Blow by London Judge

A London judge dealt another blow to an attempt to privately prosecute Prime Minister Boris Johnson, refusing to allow an appeal to the U.K.’s highest court.
Portugal Truckers Threaten to Boycott Orders to Deliver Fuel

Portugal Truckers Threaten to Boycott Orders to Deliver Fuel

A sign reading "Supply limited to 15 litres" is pictured at a petrol station in Vila Franca de Xira on August 12, 2019, on the first day of a fuel truck drivers strike. - Portuguese police escorted
ECB Warns Banks to Speed Their Preparations for a No-Deal Brexit

ECB Warns Banks to Speed Their Preparations for a No-Deal Brexit

The European Central Bank blasted banks for slow-walking their Brexit preparations, telling them they must move additional staff and resources to the European Union in case Britain leaves without a
Royal London Asset Management’s Greetham Is Moderately Overweight Equities

Royal London Asset Management’s Greetham Is Moderately Overweight Equities

Trevor Greetham, head of multi asset at Royal London Asset Management, discusses the U.S.-China trade negotiations, the delay of some new tariffs until December 15 and his outlook for markets. He
Trump Faces Election Reality on Trade War Pain

Trump Faces Election Reality on Trade War Pain

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Hong Kong Airport Curbs Access

Hong Kong Airport Curbs Access

In Hong Kong, the airport is resuming normal operations after a chaotic night of protests. Authorities obtained a court order to stop demonstrators obstructing airport operations. Bloomberg’s Yvonne
The Techlash Is Only Making Facebook Stronger

The Techlash Is Only Making Facebook Stronger

The FTC’s antitrust investigation looks a lot less imposing given its privacy settlement with the company.
Trudeau Takes Big Lead on Economic Stewardship Ahead of Election

Trudeau Takes Big Lead on Economic Stewardship Ahead of Election

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has forged a comfortable lead over his main political rival on the crucial question of economic stewardship, giving the Canadian leader a critical advantage in his bid
Hammond Warns Johnson He'll Fight a No-Deal Brexit in Parliament

Hammond Warns Johnson He'll Fight a No-Deal Brexit in Parliament

Philip Hammond warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson he’ll work through Parliament along with other former Cabinet ministers to try to stop the U.K. leaving the European Union without a divorce deal.
German Economy Contracts, Adding to Pressure on Merkel

German Economy Contracts, Adding to Pressure on Merkel

Germany’s economy shrank in the second quarter, piling pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel to unleash fiscal stimulus as manufacturers reel from a U.S.-China trade war. Daniel Schaefer reports on