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Trump Condemns White Supremacy After Facing Blame for Shootings

Trump Condemns White Supremacy After Facing Blame for Shootings

President Donald Trump delivered his most forceful condemnation of racism and white supremacy following shootings over the weekend that killed 31 people, after Democrats said his own racially divisive
Salvini Eyes Enhanced Powers as Italy Government Wins Key Vote

Salvini Eyes Enhanced Powers as Italy Government Wins Key Vote

Matteo Salvini, Italy’s de facto leader, gained new powers to curb immigration while tightening his grip on the government, as the populist coalition won a key vote in parliament.
Brazil Considers Dropping Barriers to U.S. Ethanol

Brazil Considers Dropping Barriers to U.S. Ethanol

As China turns its back on American ethanol in a lingering trade spat, Brazil is considering opening its doors to U.S. biofuel.
China’s Xi Has Few Good Options to End the Chaos in Hong Kong

China’s Xi Has Few Good Options to End the Chaos in Hong Kong

As Hong Kong reels from seemingly endless unrest, Chinese President Xi Jinping’s options to resolve the conflict aren’t great.
Puerto Rico’s Succession Drama Shifts to Island’s High Court

Puerto Rico’s Succession Drama Shifts to Island’s High Court

Puerto Rico’s leadership fight is moving to the courts after the island’s Senate punted on a chance to legitimize Pedro Pierluisi’s controversial claim to the governorship. The chamber’s leader said
Argentine Markets Slump Raises Risks for Macri Ahead of Primary

Argentine Markets Slump Raises Risks for Macri Ahead of Primary

The path to re-election for Argentine President Mauricio Macri was already complicated, given stubbornly high inflation and an economy struggling to rebound from recession.
China Retaliation Is ‘11’ on Scale of 1 to 10, Wall Street Warns

China Retaliation Is ‘11’ on Scale of 1 to 10, Wall Street Warns

Analysts continued to warn about the dangers of an escalating trade war on Monday, as China moved to strike back at the U.S., hitting U.S. stocks and boosting Treasuries.
Warren to Address Native American Issues Forum: Campaign Update

Warren to Address Native American Issues Forum: Campaign Update

Elizabeth Warren has signed onto to attend a Native American presidential forum in Sioux City, Iowa, later this month, joining six other Democratic candidates to discuss issues affecting Native
Bernie Sanders-Style Health Plans Have Reached a Saturation Point

Bernie Sanders-Style Health Plans Have Reached a Saturation Point

The Vermont senator scored points talking about “Medicare for All” at a union forum over the weekend—but so did his competitors.
Trump Faces New Pressure After Deadly El Paso, Dayton Rampages

Trump Faces New Pressure After Deadly El Paso, Dayton Rampages

The shooting deaths of 29 people over the weekend raised pressure on Donald Trump both to address rampant gun violence in the U.S. and reconsider his own divisive rhetoric about immigrants and
UN Calls for Sanctions Against Firms Owned by Myanmar Military

UN Calls for Sanctions Against Firms Owned by Myanmar Military

The United Nations fact-finding mission in Myanmar has called for sanctions against a network of companies owned by the country’s military, saying they helped carrying out and finance nationwide human
Iran Signals More Escalation With Warning on Gulf Violations

Iran Signals More Escalation With Warning on Gulf Violations

Iran is responsible for security in the Persian Gulf and is acting more vigorously to protect it, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said, suggesting that a showdown between his country and Western powers
Airstrike by Libya Strongman Kills 43 in Growing Proxy War

Airstrike by Libya Strongman Kills 43 in Growing Proxy War

A drone strike carried out by forces loyal to eastern Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar killed at least 43 people attending a meeting at a southern town, a local official said, in the latest
Somalia Executes Two Al-Shabaab Militants for Mogadishu Attack

Somalia Executes Two Al-Shabaab Militants for Mogadishu Attack

Somalian authorities executed two al-Shabaab militants who were convicted for a December attack that killed at least 13 people in the capital, Mogadishu.
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Tolerance Level in Beijing Higher Than Most Expected, Says Chatham House’s Summers

Tolerance Level in Beijing Higher Than Most Expected, Says Chatham House’s Summers

Tim Summers, senior consulting fellow for APAC at Chatham House, discusses the protests in Hong Kong with Haslinda Amin and Rishaad Salamat on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia.” (Source: Bloomberg)
10% Tariff Surprised Markets, Chinese Delegation, Says INTL FCStone’s Friedrichs

10% Tariff Surprised Markets, Chinese Delegation, Says INTL FCStone’s Friedrichs

Darin Friedrichs, senior Asia commodity analyst at Intl Fcstone, discusses the Chinese government asking state buyers to hold imports of U.S. agriculture products and what it means for the trade
China Said to Ask State Buyers to Halt U.S. Agriculture Imports

China Said to Ask State Buyers to Halt U.S. Agriculture Imports

The Chinese government is said to have asked state buyers to hold imports of U.S. agricultural products. Bloomberg’s Anna Kitanaka reports on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Lam: Those With Ulterior Motives Are Going to Destroy Hong Kong

Lam: Those With Ulterior Motives Are Going to Destroy Hong Kong

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam warned of a “very dangerous situation” as protesters moved to shut down the Asian financial hub with a general strike and commute disruptions on Monday. Lam spoke to
Biden Calls Trump ‘Significant Contributor’ to Rise of Hate

Biden Calls Trump ‘Significant Contributor’ to Rise of Hate

Democratic front-runner Joe Biden lashed out at President Donald Trump for contributing to a climate of division and violence, arguing that the only way to change course is to defeat the president.
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