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One Venezuelan Actually Chose to Come Back Home

One Venezuelan Actually Chose to Come Back Home

Inflation’s crazy, crime’s horrible, but Caracas mostly just feels empty.
How California Taught China to Sell Electric Cars

How California Taught China to Sell Electric Cars

A liberal bastion and an authoritarian government agree on how to help bring about the future of cars, with help from the state.
Canadian Dairies Are Booming Amid Trump’s Trade Threats

Canadian Dairies Are Booming Amid Trump’s Trade Threats

Canada’s dairy farmers and processors are forging ahead with some of their biggest expansions and investments in more than a decade.
Germany at Odds With France Over Tariffs on U.S. Cars

Germany at Odds With France Over Tariffs on U.S. Cars

Germany is willing to offer the U.S. concessions to stop President Donald Trump from slapping tariffs on European steel and aluminum, exposing a divide with France on how to avert a trade war.
Putin Vows Full Probe on Visit to Site of Deadly Mall Blaze

Putin Vows Full Probe on Visit to Site of Deadly Mall Blaze

Vladimir Putin told relatives of the scores killed in a shopping-mall fire in Siberia that those guilty for one of the deadliest blazes in recent Russian history would be brought to justice.
Spy Attack Widens Turkey’s Split With NATO Allies Over Russia

Spy Attack Widens Turkey’s Split With NATO Allies Over Russia

As U.S. and European allies form a diplomatic front against Russia, Turkey’s coziness with the Kremlin is testing its crucial defense ties with the U.S. and its military alliance with NATO.
Facebook Says Zuckerberg Won’t Give Evidence to U.K. Lawmakers

Facebook Says Zuckerberg Won’t Give Evidence to U.K. Lawmakers

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said he will not appear before a U.K. parliamentary committee to give evidence in the wake of allegations that information on millions of its users was misused.
U.K. Employers Concerned About Brexit Migration Restrictions

U.K. Employers Concerned About Brexit Migration Restrictions

U.K. businesses have become reliant on European Union workers and are concerned about restrictions after Britain leaves the bloc next year, according to a government-commissioned study published
EU Urges Congo to Attend Aid Talks as Conflict Imperils Millions

EU Urges Congo to Attend Aid Talks as Conflict Imperils Millions

The European Union’s aid chief urged the Democratic Republic of Congo to take part in a donor meeting on tackling a humanitarian crisis in the vast central African country that’s left more than 13
Local U.S. Officials Woo Chinese Investment Despite Trump Threat

Local U.S. Officials Woo Chinese Investment Despite Trump Threat

With the Trump administration acting to squeeze China on trade, U.S. governors and mayors are delivering a different message to Chinese businesses looking to invest: Bring it on.
California’s Ready to Retaliate If Trump Cuts Auto Rules, Sources Say

California’s Ready to Retaliate If Trump Cuts Auto Rules, Sources Say

As the Trump administration begins to dismantle Obama’s ambitious auto efficiency regulations, California is said to be poised to retaliate by doing something that automakers have feared: de-coupling
Facebook Goes on a Hiring Spree for Washington Lobbyists

Facebook Goes on a Hiring Spree for Washington Lobbyists

Facebook is on a hiring spree in Washington as the social network bulks up its ranks of lobbyists in the midst of a privacy scandal that cuts to the heart of its business model.
Companies Seek Ways to Hold On to Customer Data Under New EU Privacy Law

Companies Seek Ways to Hold On to Customer Data Under New EU Privacy Law

Paying for data and offering better prices and loyalty points are among the ways they’re hoping to convince consumers.
2020 U.S. Census to Add Question on Citizenship Status

2020 U.S. Census to Add Question on Citizenship Status

The Commerce Department says the 2020 U.S. Census will include a question about citizenship status, a move that brought a swift response by the California attorney general to oppose it.
China Asks U.S. to Offset Trade Loss Due to Metal Tariffs

China Asks U.S. to Offset Trade Loss Due to Metal Tariffs

China asked the U.S. to provide compensation for lost trade due to President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum, in a preliminary step that could lead to a dispute between the two
Trump Expels 60 Russian Diplomats for U.K. Attack

Trump Expels 60 Russian Diplomats for U.K. Attack

President Donald Trump ordered 60 Russian diplomats the U.S. considers spies to leave the country in response to the nerve-agent poisoning of a former Russian spy in the U.K. and closed Russia’s
Congo Leader Visits Saudi Arabia Seeking Infrastructure Funding

Congo Leader Visits Saudi Arabia Seeking Infrastructure Funding

Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso traveled to Saudi Arabia to request funding for infrastructure projects, the central African nation’s government spokesman said.
At Least 10 European States to Penalize Russia for Spy Attack, Sources Say

At Least 10 European States to Penalize Russia for Spy Attack, Sources Say

At least 10 European countries will take coordinated action on Monday in response to Russia’s alleged chemical attack in the U.K. this month, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.
May Stands by Aide Following Allegations of Brexit Vote Fraud

May Stands by Aide Following Allegations of Brexit Vote Fraud

Prime Minister Theresa May has full confidence in her Political Secretary, Stephen Parkinson, following allegations the pro-Brexit campaign group he worked for flouted election law, the premier’s
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