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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
North Korea Hacks Banks, Cryptocurrencies for Funds, UN Finds

North Korea Hacks Banks, Cryptocurrencies for Funds, UN Finds

North Korea has mastered hacking into both old and new financial systems to funnel billions of dollars to its nuclear weapons program, a new United Nations report found.
NRA Stares Down Gun Backlash Without Its Old Power Brokers

NRA Stares Down Gun Backlash Without Its Old Power Brokers

The massacres in El Paso and Dayton are the first major test of the gun group without its former lobbyist and PR firm.
Pop Star Candidate Accused of Treason in Uganda Faces Yet More Charges

Pop Star Candidate Accused of Treason in Uganda Faces Yet More Charges

Uganda brought five additional charges against pop star-turned politician Robert Kyagulanyi, who is already facing treason, less than a month after he said he will run for president in the polls due
Puerto Rico Revenue Tops Forecasts by $1 Billion Despite Turmoil

Puerto Rico Revenue Tops Forecasts by $1 Billion Despite Turmoil

Puerto Rico’s revenue outstripped its forecasts by $1.1 billion in the fiscal year that ended June 30, giving the bankrupt island a cash boost as it faces a succession crisis over whether Governor
Turkey Bans Access to Dissenting News Website Backed by Sweden

Turkey Bans Access to Dissenting News Website Backed by Sweden

A Turkish court banned dozens of websites and social media accounts that reflect dissenting political views for posing risks to national security, including a news outlet that’s supported by the
Salvini Says Italy’s 2020 Budget Deficit Won’t Stay Below 2%

Salvini Says Italy’s 2020 Budget Deficit Won’t Stay Below 2%

Italy’s government won’t be able to contain the budget deficit below 2% if it’s going to deliver promised investments and tax cuts, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said.
U.K. and EU Trade Blame Over Talks as No-Deal Brexit Risk Grows

U.K. and EU Trade Blame Over Talks as No-Deal Brexit Risk Grows

Michael Gove, the minister in charge of planning for a no-deal Brexit, blamed the European Union for failing to engage on a new agreement, deepening the diplomatic standoff between the two sides less
Canada Hails ‘Positive Step’ in Bitter Detainee Feud With China

Canada Hails ‘Positive Step’ in Bitter Detainee Feud With China

But Freeland says relations with Beijing remain strained even after ministerial talks
U.S. Is Investigating How North Korea Finances Its Nuclear Program

U.S. Is Investigating How North Korea Finances Its Nuclear Program

The U.S. is investigating hundreds of millions of dollars in financial transactions involving three big Chinese banks that allegedly helped finance North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, according to
Zimbabwe to Repeal Cannabis Laws; Aims to Export Crop

Zimbabwe to Repeal Cannabis Laws; Aims to Export Crop

Zimbabwe will repeal laws banning the cultivation of cannabis as the country seeks to boost export revenue and offset the global campaign against tobacco, a major source of foreign currency,
Kudlow Says U.S. Still Expects China for September Trade Talks

Kudlow Says U.S. Still Expects China for September Trade Talks

President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, said the U.S. still expects Chinese negotiators to come to Washington for another round of trade talks in September, even after the two