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Russia Kicks Out More U.K. Envoys, Hits Back at Other States

Russia Kicks Out More U.K. Envoys, Hits Back at Other States

Russia ordered the U.K. to make deep new cuts at its diplomatic missions one day after Moscow kicked out 60 U.S. envoys, ratcheting up tensions with the West over the poisoning of a former spy.
Lawsuit Against Trump’s DACA Policy Can Proceed, Judge Says

Lawsuit Against Trump’s DACA Policy Can Proceed, Judge Says

President Donald Trump’s administration must defend a lawsuit targeting his plan to end a program offering protection from deportation for hundreds of thousands of children of undocumented immigrants.
The Truth About the Budget, From Gun Control to the Border Wall

The Truth About the Budget, From Gun Control to the Border Wall

Some of the wins in the $1.3 trillion bill that both parties crowed about look a little thin in the harsh light of day. What they said and what they actually passed.
U.S. to Seek Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants

U.S. to Seek Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants

The State Department wants to require all U.S. visa applicants to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers.
Air Force Chief Calls Lockheed F-35 Upkeep Costs a Major Concern

Air Force Chief Calls Lockheed F-35 Upkeep Costs a Major Concern

The U.S. Air Force’s top general said the estimated cost to operate and maintain its version of Lockheed Martin Corp.’s F-35 jet is a serious issue that’s sparked a search for savings by the service
New Jersey Pension Sells Stake in Firearms Manufacturer Vista Outdoor

New Jersey Pension Sells Stake in Firearms Manufacturer Vista Outdoor

New Jersey’s pension fund has sold its stake in Vista Outdoor as lawmakers around the U.S. consider banning such investments.
Judge Denies Stormy Daniels’s Request to Depose Trump

Judge Denies Stormy Daniels’s Request to Depose Trump

A California judge denied adult film actress Stormy Daniels’s request to have President Donald Trump questioned under oath.
Why the U.K. Won't Punish Russia by Going After Its Debt Markets

Why the U.K. Won't Punish Russia by Going After Its Debt Markets

As the U.K. mulls further action against Russia in response to a nerve agent attack on a former spy on British soil, the question of whether policymakers should go after the bond market is back on the
68 Die in Venezuelan Jail Fire, Adding to Chaos Before Election

68 Die in Venezuelan Jail Fire, Adding to Chaos Before Election

Rioting and fire killed 68 people in a Venezuelan jail, a disaster that adds to chaos engulfing the nation before its May 20 presidential election.
Cambridge Analytica Affiliate Gave John Bolton Facebook Data, Documents Indicate

Cambridge Analytica Affiliate Gave John Bolton Facebook Data, Documents Indicate

A British company at the heart of the Facebook data privacy scandal agreed to give a PAC founded by John Bolton data harvested from millions of Facebook users, documents released by Parliament show.
Brazil’s President Is So Unpopular His Party Doesn’t Want Him to Run

Brazil’s President Is So Unpopular His Party Doesn’t Want Him to Run

Brazil’s President Michel Temer is so unpopular that he has so far failed to convinced many in his own party that he is a viable candidate for the country’s top job in this year’s elections.
Roseanne Barr Says Trump Called Her After Show’s Reboot Debut

Roseanne Barr Says Trump Called Her After Show’s Reboot Debut

President Donald Trump called Roseanne Barr after an estimated 18.4 million viewers tuned in for the reboot of “Roseanne.”

Man Stripped to Torso in Parliament Shows Turkish Transformation

A 60-year-old man found himself humiliated on Turkish TV when police forced him to strip down at parliament and remove a t-shirt bearing the image of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern and
President Trump's White House Shuffle

President Trump's White House Shuffle

Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli discusses changes to the Trump administration and looks ahead to the midterm elections. He speaks with Tom Keene on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
Finding Your Name on Russia’s  Hit List

Finding Your Name on Russia’s Hit List

The nerve-gas poisoning of a former KGB agent in the U.K. has Moscow’s foes spooked
Egypt’s El-Sisi Bags Election Win Against ‘Mousa Something’

Egypt’s El-Sisi Bags Election Win Against ‘Mousa Something’

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi was set to sweep to victory with more than 90 percent of the vote in this week’s election, crushing his one token challenger after credible competitors were
Trump Flying Solo Leaves Kelly in the Dark

Trump Flying Solo Leaves Kelly in the Dark

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How Even a Convicted Lula Might Sway Brazilian Politics

How Even a Convicted Lula Might Sway Brazilian Politics

Nonths after his conviction on corruption charges, former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva still dominates Brazilian politics. Will he be able to make good on his pledge to return to power eight
Judgment Date for Islamic State Suspect Abdeslam Set for April 23

Judgment Date for Islamic State Suspect Abdeslam Set for April 23

The sole surviving suspect in the Paris extremist attacks who was once Europe's most wanted fugitive will hear his judgment in an attempted murder case on April 23.
Saudi Prince Meets New York Rabbis in Rare Interfaith Gesture

Saudi Prince Meets New York Rabbis in Rare Interfaith Gesture

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met a group of religious leaders in New York, including two rabbis.