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Slovak Premier Offers to Quit, But Only If His Party Keeps Power

Slovak Premier Offers to Quit, But Only If His Party Keeps Power

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico offered to resign if his party is allowed to remain in charge of the government, a last ditch effort to avoid early elections in the face of the biggest protests
Trump Set to Pick Larry Kudlow as Top Economic Adviser

Trump Set to Pick Larry Kudlow as Top Economic Adviser

Bloomberg's Dan Moss reports on President Trump's intention to name economist and CNBC contributor Larry Kudlow to replace Gary Cohn as director of the White House National Economic Council. He speaks
Trump Floats Short-Term Deal on DACA and Border Wall Funding

Trump Floats Short-Term Deal on DACA and Border Wall Funding

President Donald Trump has offered to ease the way to a DACA deal in exchange for border wall funding, said a person familiar with the offer.
Kudlow Backs Strong Dollar, Tough China Stance as Trump Adviser

Kudlow Backs Strong Dollar, Tough China Stance as Trump Adviser

Incoming White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow signaled that President Donald Trump would support a strong dollar, pursue a second phase of his tax overhaul to make cuts permanent and take a
Land Reform is Urgent in South Africa, President Ramaphosa Says

Land Reform is Urgent in South Africa, President Ramaphosa Says

South Africa’s government will ensure land reform takes place as a matter of urgency without harming agricultural production, but it won’t allow people to forcibly take over farms, President Cyril
Disputes May Delay Ryan’s Unveiling of $1.2 Trillion Spending Bill

Disputes May Delay Ryan’s Unveiling of $1.2 Trillion Spending Bill

House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican leaders want to wrap up talks on a $1.2 trillion government spending bill Wednesday but the measure is far from complete.
Senators Urge Gun Law Fix While Students Protest Nationwide

Senators Urge Gun Law Fix While Students Protest Nationwide

One month after the Parkland massacre, a Republican from Texas says the federal system used to vet firearms buyers can be quickly reformed.
May Seeks Alternatives for Russian Gas After Spy Scandal

May Seeks Alternatives for Russian Gas After Spy Scandal

The spy poisoning scandal in the U.K. is spilling into energy.
U.S. Urges Quick Balkan Solution as Serbs Reject Kosovo Army

U.S. Urges Quick Balkan Solution as Serbs Reject Kosovo Army

Serbia and other western Balkan states seeking to join the European Union should seize the opportunity to settle disputes, including over the forming of an army in Kosovo that Serbs staunchly oppose,
Italy’s Post-Election Mess Laid Bare in Day of Chaos and Clashes

Italy’s Post-Election Mess Laid Bare in Day of Chaos and Clashes

The challenge of constructing a workable majority in an Italian parliament contested by two populist groups and Silvio Berlusconi became clear Wednesday as so-called allies swapped mixed messages and
Djibouti Sees Chinese Involvement in Port as No Threat to U.S.

Djibouti Sees Chinese Involvement in Port as No Threat to U.S.

Djibouti’s government will embrace greater Chinese involvement in the nation’s ports and sees no reasons for U.S. concern that its strategic interests may be threatened, Finance Minister Ilyas Dawaleh
The World’s Most Anticipated Meeting Just Got Even More Uncertain

The World’s Most Anticipated Meeting Just Got Even More Uncertain

President Donald Trump’s firing of his top diplomat raises the stakes even further for his proposed summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Parents of Slain Democratic Staffer Sue Fox News Over Story

Parents of Slain Democratic Staffer Sue Fox News Over Story

The parents of a Democratic National Committee employee who was killed in 2016 have filed a federal lawsuit alleging Fox News exploited the slaying as a "political football."
The 24 Hours That Exposed Trump’s Strategy Gap With China’s Xi

The 24 Hours That Exposed Trump’s Strategy Gap With China’s Xi

It was 24 hours that illustrated why the U.S. is struggling to counter China’s rising geopolitical clout.
British Royals, Politicians to Skip World Cup Over Poisoning

British Royals, Politicians to Skip World Cup Over Poisoning

British politicians and members of the royal family will not go to the World Cup to protest against the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in England, the government said Wednesday.
Kudlow’s Best and Worst Calls, From No 2007 Recession to Trump Bump

Kudlow’s Best and Worst Calls, From No 2007 Recession to Trump Bump

President Donald Trump says he is “very strongly” considering hiring CNBC commentator Larry Kudlow as the director of his National Economic Council, replacing Gary Cohn.
Facebook Bans U.K. Far-Right Group Once Retweeted by Trump

Facebook Bans U.K. Far-Right Group Once Retweeted by Trump

Facebook Inc. has tried to maintain a veneer of editorial independence, but recent moves in Europe point toward the social media giant becoming increasingly active in banning those who cross the line.
May Targets Putin Over Poisoned Former Spy as Ties Deteriorate

May Targets Putin Over Poisoned Former Spy as Ties Deteriorate

Prime Minister Theresa May threw 23 Russian diplomats out of Britain in retaliation for the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter on U.K. soil, as she braced the country for further attacks.
Top Court Starts Hearings on India’s Contentious Ayodhya Dispute

Top Court Starts Hearings on India’s Contentious Ayodhya Dispute

India’s Supreme Court today started hearing final arguments by religious groups over ownership of land in the northern city of Ayodhya.