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Facebook Hasn't Been 'Forthcoming,' Warner Says, Floating New Rules

Facebook Hasn't Been 'Forthcoming,' Warner Says, Floating New Rules

Facebook Inc. hasn’t been “fully forthcoming” as Congress probed Russia’s attempted meddling in the 2016 presidential election, U.S. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia said Sunday as the social-media
Conflicts Prevent diGenova From Joining Trump's Legal Team

Conflicts Prevent diGenova From Joining Trump's Legal Team

The husband and wife legal team of Joseph diGenova and Victoria Toensing will not be joining President Donald Trump’s personal legal team representing him in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia
Trump Confidant Ruddy Predicts Shulkin Out But Few Other Changes

Trump Confidant Ruddy Predicts Shulkin Out But Few Other Changes

A confidant to President Donald Trump said he expects Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin to leave his post “very soon” while predicting that Chief of Staff John Kelly and Housing Secretary Ben
Mnuchin ‘Hopeful’ Truce Can Be Reached With China on Trade

Mnuchin ‘Hopeful’ Truce Can Be Reached With China on Trade

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he’s optimistic that the U.S. can reach a agreement with China that will forestall the need to impose the tariffs that President Donald Trump has ordered on
Go Forth and Vote, Egyptians Told, as Apathy Fears Stalk Ballot

Go Forth and Vote, Egyptians Told, as Apathy Fears Stalk Ballot

Outside one Cairo polling station on Monday, a group of young men wore identical white T-shirts emblazoned with the slogan, “Egypt First: Go and Participate.” At others, voters were promised free food
U.S. and South Korea Reach Trade Agreement

U.S. and South Korea Reach Trade Agreement

The U.S. agreed to revise its trade deal with South Korea and spare the country from President Donald Trump’s steel tariff, as the allies sought to resolve disputes before planned meetings with Kim
Israel to Invest $275 Million in Digital Health Project

Israel to Invest $275 Million in Digital Health Project

Israel approved a plan to invest 1 billion shekels ($275 million) to digitize the personal health records of its nearly 9 million citizens to help develop new drugs.
Brexit `Leave’ Camp May Have Broken Spending Rules, Observer Says

Brexit `Leave’ Camp May Have Broken Spending Rules, Observer Says

The main group that campaigned for Britain to leave the European Union, which included Boris Johnson among its advocates, may have broken campaign spending laws, according to the Observer newspaper,
Former Catalan Leader Puigdemont Arrested in Germany

Former Catalan Leader Puigdemont Arrested in Germany

Protests broke out in Catalonia after police detained former regional President Carles Puigdemont as he crossed into Germany from Denmark by car, bringing nearer his eventual return to Spain to face
Italian Populists Sideline Mainstream as They Vie for Premiership

Italian Populists Sideline Mainstream as They Vie for Premiership

After outmaneuvering establishment parties to emerge as lead negotiators in Italy’s search for a new government, the populist pair Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini seek to win enough support this week
Norway Won’t Use $1 Trillion Fund to Fight Gender Inequality

Norway Won’t Use $1 Trillion Fund to Fight Gender Inequality

Norway’s wealth fund has taken on big coal and big tobacco and wants to dump big oil. But fighting for gender equality across the globe could prove too challenging.
A $14 Billion Legal Test Is Latest Threat to Norway's Oil Future

A $14 Billion Legal Test Is Latest Threat to Norway's Oil Future

Norway’s oil industry has one more thing to worry about.
Trump Turns Screws on Putin But Says He Wants to Get Along

Trump Turns Screws on Putin But Says He Wants to Get Along

President Donald Trump is poised to take his most aggressive actions yet against Russia on Monday, when he’s likely to announce the expulsion of dozens of diplomats in response to the nerve-gas attack
Scandal Clouds Abe's Chances of Changing Constitution

Scandal Clouds Abe's Chances of Changing Constitution

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reiterated his apology Sunday for a cronyism scandal as opposition lawmakers warned it would hamper his ambitions of changing the country’s pacifist constitution.
China Is Said to Name Guo Shuqing as PBOC Party Chief, NYT Says

China Is Said to Name Guo Shuqing as PBOC Party Chief, NYT Says

China has named Guo Shuqing, the nation’s top bank regulator, as Communist Party Secretary of the People’s Bank of China, the New York Times reported Sunday.
Trump Said to Name Energy Department Official as Top Energy Aide

Trump Said to Name Energy Department Official as Top Energy Aide

The White House plans to name Wells Griffith, an Energy Department official who worked on Donald Trump’s campaign, as one of the president’s top energy and environmental advisers, three people
To Settle East-West Feud, Libya's Chief Rivals Take It South

To Settle East-West Feud, Libya's Chief Rivals Take It South

In Sabha, gateway to Libya’s south and its largest oil field, the sounds of warfare have been echoing through low-slung buildings and wide streets day and night for more than a month.
Portraits from the March for Our Lives in Washington

Portraits from the March for Our Lives in Washington

Generation Z rallies in demand for an end to gun violence.
Facebook May Not Lack for Political Ads Despite Erupting Scandals

Facebook May Not Lack for Political Ads Despite Erupting Scandals

Political consultant Mark Jablonowski predicts that Facebook Inc. won’t lack for political ads during this year’s campaign season despite the rancor caused by Russian election meddling and a massive