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Israel-Bound Airliner Enters Saudi Airspace for First Time

Israel-Bound Airliner Enters Saudi Airspace for First Time

A commercial airliner headed for Tel Aviv crossed through the skies of Saudi Arabia for the first time on Thursday.
China Hits Back on Trump Tariffs as Europe Off the Hook for Now

China Hits Back on Trump Tariffs as Europe Off the Hook for Now

President Donald Trump is taking his boldest step to level the economic playing field with China, ordering sweeping tariffs on Chinese goods.
Trump Lead Attorney John Dowd Resigns

Trump Lead Attorney John Dowd Resigns

John Dowd has resigned as President Donald Trump's lead attorney on the team countering Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli and Winnie O'Kelley report on
U.S. Sees a Risk China Will Target American Farmers in Trade Fight

U.S. Sees a Risk China Will Target American Farmers in Trade Fight

The U.S.’s top trade negotiator said he’s concerned American soybean farmers will become victims of Chinese trade retaliation, but the Trump administration is pursuing a tariff policy to protect
How the Latest Attempt at a DACA Deal Failed

How the Latest Attempt at a DACA Deal Failed

The failure of a last-ditch attempt between the White House and congressional Democrats to strike a long-sought immigration deal in the $1.3 trillion spending bill left both sides far short of what
Disillusionment Is Sweeping Eastern Europe

Disillusionment Is Sweeping Eastern Europe

Cronyism, populism and general suspicion of power have made former communist Europe look increasingly unpredictable.
John Dowd Resigns as Trump’s Lead Lawyer in Mueller Probe

John Dowd Resigns as Trump’s Lead Lawyer in Mueller Probe

John Dowd resigned as Donald Trump’s lead attorney against Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe as the president’s impatience grows over the intensifying inquiry into possible collusion in
Brazil’s Supreme Court to Rule on Lula’s Request to Avoid Prison

Brazil’s Supreme Court to Rule on Lula’s Request to Avoid Prison

Brazil’s highest court on Thursday will rule on former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s request to avoid imprisonment.
Male Anger Is a Big Concern in a Rich Country Now Ruled by Women

Male Anger Is a Big Concern in a Rich Country Now Ruled by Women

Political power in Norway is dominated by women. They hold the office of the prime minister, the finance minister, the foreign minister and the speaker of parliament.
Israel Opens Probe Into Facebook on Possible Privacy Breach

Israel Opens Probe Into Facebook on Possible Privacy Breach

Israel is investigating whether Facebook violated the country’s privacy laws.
U.S. to Shield Europe, Australia, Brazil From Steel Tariffs

U.S. to Shield Europe, Australia, Brazil From Steel Tariffs

The U.S. will shield a list of allies including Europe, Australia, South Korea, Argentina and Brazil from steel and aluminum tariffs that take effect on Friday, according to U.S. Trade Representative
Former South Korean President Lee Faces Arrest for Bribery

Former South Korean President Lee Faces Arrest for Bribery

A South Korean court ordered the arrest of former President Lee Myung-bak over allegations of bribery.
Pentagon Cloud Bid in Congress’s Crosshairs Amid Amazon Concerns

Pentagon Cloud Bid in Congress’s Crosshairs Amid Amazon Concerns

Lawmakers charged with funding the Pentagon have asked the Defense Department to justify why the agency is planning to give a single company a multi-year contract for cloud services worth billions of
Aramco Says All Facilities Safe After Report of Yemeni Attack

Aramco Says All Facilities Safe After Report of Yemeni Attack

All oil, natural gas and refining facilities in Saudi Arabia are safe and operating normally, state-run Saudi Aramco said, after Shiite rebels in neighboring Yemen were reported to have fired a
Cambridge Analytica Associate Severs Mexico Ties After Scandal

Cambridge Analytica Associate Severs Mexico Ties After Scandal

A Latin American mobile app that Cambridge Analytica had hoped to use to mine data for Mexican presidential campaigns has severed ties with the embattled political-advertising firm after the Facebook
Finland’s President Congratulates Putin, Not Once But Twice

Finland’s President Congratulates Putin, Not Once But Twice

Finland’s president has congratulated Vladimir Putin on his election victory for the second time in three days.
Russia’s #MeToo Moment Turns Spotlight on Lawmakers

Russia’s #MeToo Moment Turns Spotlight on Lawmakers

Russian media organizations say they’ll either boycott the lower house of parliament or refuse coverage of deputy Leonid Slutsky and members of the committee that cleared him.
Trump’s Twin Blows to Japan Test Limit of Abe’s Charm Offensive

Trump’s Twin Blows to Japan Test Limit of Abe’s Charm Offensive

After 16 months of warm words, lavish gifts and rounds of golf, Japan’s Shinzo Abe may be discovering the limits of personal rapport with Donald Trump.
House GOP to Push Farm Bill Linking Food Stamps to Job Training

House GOP to Push Farm Bill Linking Food Stamps to Job Training

House Republicans will pursue a law reauthorizing food assistance and farm subsidies without Democratic support after negotiations over changes to the so-called food-stamp program broke down, the
What’s Intellectual Property and Does China Steal It?

What’s Intellectual Property and Does China Steal It?

U.S. officials are said to have found strong evidence that China supports and conducts cyberattacks on U.S. companies to access trade secrets.