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Trump Claims CNN, Network TV News Are ‘Worried’ About Sinclair

Trump Claims CNN, Network TV News Are ‘Worried’ About Sinclair

President Donald Trump derided several U.S. news outlets as "fakers" afraid of increased competition from Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Dies at 81

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Dies at 81

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, whose reputation as a hero of the fight to end white-minority rule in South Africa was tainted by kidnapping and fraud convictions, has died. She was 81.
Third Woman Sues to Void Secrecy Pact Linked to Trump

Third Woman Sues to Void Secrecy Pact Linked to Trump

A former employee of President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign team is seeking to nullify a non-disclosure agreement, saying it potentially put her on the hook to pay $1.5 million because she sued the
U.S. Supreme Court Won't Make PLO Pay $656 Million Terror Award

U.S. Supreme Court Won't Make PLO Pay $656 Million Terror Award

The Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization escaped a $656 million damage award as the U.S. Supreme Court turned away an appeal by American victims of six bombing and shooting
Trump Discussed White House Invitation to Putin in Phone Call

Trump Discussed White House Invitation to Putin in Phone Call

The U.S. president didn’t propose just any summit, according to the Russian government.
Howard Buffett Says Weak Mexican Border Is Helping Fuel Drug Epidemic

Howard Buffett Says Weak Mexican Border Is Helping Fuel Drug Epidemic

Howard Buffett, son of one of the world’s richest men, has been running the sheriff’s department in his rural Illinois county for the past several months.
Ethiopia’s New Premier Vows to Unify Country Rocked by Unrest

Ethiopia’s New Premier Vows to Unify Country Rocked by Unrest

Ethiopia’s new prime minister vowed to improve relations with long-time foe Eritrea and work with opposition parties to tackle protests that have posed the biggest risk to his party’s rule in a
Trump Officials Seek Tougher Entry Laws as Caravan Heads to U.S.

Trump Officials Seek Tougher Entry Laws as Caravan Heads to U.S.

The Trump administration is crafting legislation to make it harder for refugees to gain asylum in the U.S. and loosen restrictions on detaining immigrants apprehended near the border, a senior White
Trump’s China Concern Adds Pressure in Race to Be First With 5G

Trump’s China Concern Adds Pressure in Race to Be First With 5G

The Trump administration’s concern about China’s growing technology clout is putting even more pressure on U.S. wireless carriers in their marketing battle over which company will be the first to
Nigerian Government Names Alleged Treasury Looters in Face-Off

Nigerian Government Names Alleged Treasury Looters in Face-Off

Nigeria named more than two dozen individuals suspected of looting billions of dollars of public funds in an anti-graft campaign that’s pitted political parties against each other.
Trump Tweets on Trade, Mexico

Trump Tweets on Trade, Mexico

Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli discusses U.S. trade relations and comments made by President Trump. He speaks with Tom Keene and Lisa Abramowicz on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
Chicago Boy Helps Calm Bankers’ Fears About Brazilian Election Wild Card

Chicago Boy Helps Calm Bankers’ Fears About Brazilian Election Wild Card

A top contender to become Brazil’s next president has a peculiar way of easing bankers’ concerns about his past comments on the economy: admitting his ignorance.
Amazon Stock Falls After Another Round of Trump Rants

Amazon Stock Falls After Another Round of Trump Rants

Amazon’s shares, resilient in recent days through President Donald Trump’s tweets, could be tested again Monday after a fresh round of critical comments over the weekend about the e-commerce giant.
Dreamer Deadlock Energizes Democrats' Midterm Bid

Dreamer Deadlock Energizes Democrats' Midterm Bid

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Russian Billionaire Arrest Jolts Stocks, Fuels Cabinet Shake-Up Speculation

Russian Billionaire Arrest Jolts Stocks, Fuels Cabinet Shake-Up Speculation

The arrest of one of Russia’s best-connected billionaires on charges of fraud and embezzlement knocked shares in his companies lower and fueled speculation it could be the harbinger of a shake-up in
How a House Provoked a Feud in Singapore’s Lee Family

How a House Provoked a Feud in Singapore’s Lee Family

Singapore’s reputation for order and control took a beating last year when its most famous family became embroiled in a very public feud on Facebook.
Ethiopia Installs New PM Amid Hopes He Can Stop Protests

Ethiopia Installs New PM Amid Hopes He Can Stop Protests

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (AP) -- Ethiopia's legislature has elected young and outspoken Abiy Amhed as prime minister, amid hopes that he will be able to quell sustained anti-government protests in
The Newest Weapons Against Unions Are Employees

The Newest Weapons Against Unions Are Employees

U-Haul workers sent a flood of letters seeking to reverse an Obama-era rule. Most used very similar language, in part because the company wrote it for them.
How Failure of a ‘Dreamer’ Deal May Tip Control of Congress

How Failure of a ‘Dreamer’ Deal May Tip Control of Congress

The failure of President Donald Trump and Democratic lawmakers to strike a deal on young undocumented immigrants puts the divisive issue into the middle of some hotly contested campaigns for
A Wild Ride Behind the Scenes as Saudi Crown Prince Does America

A Wild Ride Behind the Scenes as Saudi Crown Prince Does America

The phone call came at 8 p.m. from the Saudi royal court: Come to The Plaza, immediately.