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Mnuchin Says He’ll Hand-Deliver Loan Documents to Puerto Rico

Mnuchin Says He’ll Hand-Deliver Loan Documents to Puerto Rico

Steven Mnuchin will hand-deliver documents for a federal loan to Puerto Rico’s government on Thursday, he said.
Biden Says He’d ‘Beat the Hell’ Out of Trump for Disrespecting Women

Biden Says He’d ‘Beat the Hell’ Out of Trump for Disrespecting Women

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he would "beat the hell" out of President Donald Trump if they were in high school together and Trump disrespected women.
Catholic Church Wades Into Poland’s Debate on Banning Abortion

Catholic Church Wades Into Poland’s Debate on Banning Abortion

Poland’s Catholic Church entered into the country’s debate over whether to tighten abortion rules.
Facebook Ex-Employee Tells U.K. Lawmakers Data Warnings Ignored

Facebook Ex-Employee Tells U.K. Lawmakers Data Warnings Ignored

An former Facebook Inc. employee has told British lawmakers that his concerns about lax data-protection policies at the company were ignored by senior executives.
Boris Johnson: Putin Glorifying Hosting World Cup Is ‘Sickening’

Boris Johnson: Putin Glorifying Hosting World Cup Is ‘Sickening’

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says it is sickening to think of President Vladimir Putin "glorifying" in Russia hosting the World Cup.
U.S. Shows Flexibility on Key Auto Demand Amid Nafta Progress

U.S. Shows Flexibility on Key Auto Demand Amid Nafta Progress

The U.S., Canada and Mexico are making headway on the key Nafta issue of auto rules, sending the loonie and peso higher in the latest sign of progress in months-long talks.
Slovak President Says He’ll Appoint New Cabinet Thursday

Slovak President Says He’ll Appoint New Cabinet Thursday

Slovakia’s president agreed to appoint a new cabinet led by Peter Pellegrini.
Britain Struggles to Get Allies to Move Beyond Words With Russia

Britain Struggles to Get Allies to Move Beyond Words With Russia

A week ago, Theresa May’s government was at fever pitch about Russia’s involvement in the use of nerve agent against a former spy. Today, the subject didn’t even come up at Prime Minister’s Questions.
Legislation Clears Way for MH17 Trials in the Netherlands

Legislation Clears Way for MH17 Trials in the Netherlands

The Dutch government has sent legislation to Parliament that clears the way for prosecution in the Netherlands of any suspects identified in the long-running investigation into the downing of Malaysia
Lawmakers Scramble to Avert Third Shutdown

Lawmakers Scramble to Avert Third Shutdown

Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli discusses the sticking points for avoiding a government shutdown: border security and the Gateway transit project for the New York City area. He joined Bloomberg's Vonnie
Finland’s Prime Minister Lambasts ‘Short-Sighted’ Trump Trade Policy

Finland’s Prime Minister Lambasts ‘Short-Sighted’ Trump Trade Policy

He said it’s increasingly clear that Europe is on a different path.
Zimbabwe Grants Some Prisoners Amnesty as Jails Overcrowded

Zimbabwe Grants Some Prisoners Amnesty as Jails Overcrowded

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa ordered an amnesty for prisoners including women who’re not serving life sentences and juveniles, potentially easing overcrowding in the southern African
Trump’s Plan to Impose Stiff Tariffs on China Rattles Investors

Trump’s Plan to Impose Stiff Tariffs on China Rattles Investors

President Donald Trump is set to announce about $50 billion of tariffs against China over intellectual-property violations on Thursday, opening a new front in an escalating global trade skirmish that
U.S. May Delay Steel Tariffs for Some Nations Wanting Relief

U.S. May Delay Steel Tariffs for Some Nations Wanting Relief

The Trump administration indicated it could delay imposing steel and aluminum tariffs on some nations while negotiations are taking place for a more permanent exemption, U.S. Trade Representative
Mnuchin Says He’ll Host Global Talks Next Month on Venezuela

Mnuchin Says He’ll Host Global Talks Next Month on Venezuela

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he will meet with counterparts from the EU, Canada, the U.K. and many Latin American countries in Washington in April to coordinate efforts to tighten economic
Speaker Ryan Invites France’s Macron to Address Congress

Speaker Ryan Invites France’s Macron to Address Congress

House Speaker Paul Ryan is inviting French President Emmanuel Macron to address a joint meeting of Congress next month.
New York-New Jersey Rail Project Gets Some Money in Congress Deal

New York-New Jersey Rail Project Gets Some Money in Congress Deal

As much as $541 million would be available for rail tunnel and bridge projects linking New Jersey and Manhattan, which advocates call some of the most important infrastructure work in the U.S., in a
Most State Election Officials Lack Necessary Clearances, DHS Says

Most State Election Officials Lack Necessary Clearances, DHS Says

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said only about 20 out of a targeted 150 state officials have full security clearances needed to receive classified information on cybersecurity threats to
Competitiveness Is Now ‘Job 1’ for Trudeau’s Finance Minister

Competitiveness Is Now ‘Job 1’ for Trudeau’s Finance Minister

Canada’s finance minister is turning his full attention to helping businesses tackle competitiveness challenges in the face of U.S. tax cuts and uncertainty around trade that have become a drag on
Lobbyists Seek Backdoor to Deregulation Through Nafta Talks

Lobbyists Seek Backdoor to Deregulation Through Nafta Talks

Lobbyists in Washington are using Nafta’s rewrite to advance a broad legislative agenda making it easier for U.S. companies to build factories, move cargo and export coal.
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