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Italy's Salvini Agrees to Let 27 Minors Off Migrant Ship

Italy's Salvini Agrees to Let 27 Minors Off Migrant Ship

Italy's hard-line interior minister appeared to buckle under pressure to ease the standoff over a migrant rescue ship with 134 people aboard, saying he would allow minors to disembark after being at
Lost in Trump’s China Week Was a Postcard to Europe: You’re Next

Lost in Trump’s China Week Was a Postcard to Europe: You’re Next

President Donald Trump drew so much attention this past week on matters ranging from wanting to buy Greenland to a supporter’s weight problems, that it was easy to miss some of his more stinging
Saudi Oil Field Hit by Drone Attack But Production Unaffected

Saudi Oil Field Hit by Drone Attack But Production Unaffected

Yemeni rebels attacked oil and gas facilities at the Shaybah field in southeast Saudi Arabia, but failed to disrupt production.
Erdogan Faces Snub From Lawyers Boycotting Palace Ceremony

Erdogan Faces Snub From Lawyers Boycotting Palace Ceremony

Turkish bar associations are for the first time boycotting a Supreme Court ceremony at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s palace, saying it undermines the separation of powers.
Sudan Edges Closer to Civilian Rule as Army Set to Share Power

Sudan Edges Closer to Civilian Rule as Army Set to Share Power

Sudan’s military council signed a power-sharing deal with the main opposition movement, bringing Africa’s third-largest country closer to civilian rule about four months after President Omar
Indian Authorities Begin Easing Clampdown in Kashmir

Indian Authorities Begin Easing Clampdown in Kashmir

Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir began restoring landline phone services on Saturday after a nearly two-week security crackdown and news blackout following a decision to downgrade the
At Least 13 People Arrested At Portland, Oregon, Protest

At Least 13 People Arrested At Portland, Oregon, Protest

Portland, Ore. (AP) -- Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators
China Blames India for Kashmir Tension as UN Action Blocked

China Blames India for Kashmir Tension as UN Action Blocked

China’s ambassador to the United Nations blamed India for stoking tensions with Pakistan and called on both sides to exercise restraint after a rare closed-door Security Council meeting on the
NRA Concerned Oliver North Will Disclose Private Information

NRA Concerned Oliver North Will Disclose Private Information

The National Rifle Association is worried that its disgruntled former president Oliver North will hand over confidential information about the gun-rights group when he’s questioned by the New York
NYSE Owner to Offer Futures Paying Out in Bitcoin Next Month

NYSE Owner to Offer Futures Paying Out in Bitcoin Next Month

Intercontinental Exchange Inc., the parent of the New York Stock Exchange, won an approval that clears the way for its Bakkt unit to allow investors to buy derivatives that pay out with Bitcoins for
Argentina Default Risk Rising, Not Inevitable: UBS's Baweja

Argentina Default Risk Rising, Not Inevitable: UBS's Baweja

Bhanu Baweja, deputy head of global macro strategy at UBS, discusses the possibility of a debt default by Argentina on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close." (Source: Bloomberg)
Zimbabwe Police Arrest 128 Demonstrators in Opposition Protest

Zimbabwe Police Arrest 128 Demonstrators in Opposition Protest

As many as 128 people were arrested by Zimbabwe police as supporters of the country’s main opposition party protested about the economic crisis in the southern Africa nation, a lawyers’ group said.
House Democrats Set to Move on New Gun Control Legislation

House Democrats Set to Move on New Gun Control Legislation

House Democrats announced Friday that the Judiciary Committee will cut short its six-week August recess to begin work on a flurry of gun control bills in response to deadly mass shootings in Texas and
Trump Held Call With Dimon, Moynihan, Corbat as Markets Plunged

Trump Held Call With Dimon, Moynihan, Corbat as Markets Plunged

President Donald Trump held a conference call Wednesday amid a plunge in the stock market with three of Wall Street’s top executives -- JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Jamie Dimon, Bank of America Corp.’s
In Warning Sign for Trump, Independents Lose Confidence in the Economy

In Warning Sign for Trump, Independents Lose Confidence in the Economy

Republicans and independents are losing faith in the economy at the steepest rates of Donald Trump’s presidency, signaling more trouble for his efforts to make economic growth a centerpiece of his
AMLO Says Mexico’s Central Bank Overreached With Comments on Policy

AMLO Says Mexico’s Central Bank Overreached With Comments on Policy

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said the central bank overreached in its comments on the nation’s economic policy.
DOJ Poised to Sue to Block Sabre’s Deal for Farelogix

DOJ Poised to Sue to Block Sabre’s Deal for Farelogix

The U.S. Justice Department is preparing to sue to block travel technology company Sabre Corp.’s proposed acquisition of Farelogix Inc. over concerns the deal will harm competition, according to a
Germany Ready to Raise Debt If Recession Hits, Spiegel Reports

Germany Ready to Raise Debt If Recession Hits, Spiegel Reports

Germany’s government is ready to run a budget deficit if Europe’s largest economy collapses, magazine Der Spiegel reported.
Fed Survey Finds Tariffs Pushing Up Prices, Pinching Profits

Fed Survey Finds Tariffs Pushing Up Prices, Pinching Profits

A new survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York found a growing conviction among businesses that President Donald Trump’s tariffs were hitting their bottom line.
U.S. Backs F-16 Sale to Taiwan in Move Likely to Anger China

U.S. Backs F-16 Sale to Taiwan in Move Likely to Anger China

The Trump administration has informally told Congress that it supports a potential sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a move that will likely anger China at a key moment in trade talks with the U.S.