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Adam Schiff Says Russia Probe ‘Far From Done’ After GOP Shuts It Down

Adam Schiff Says Russia Probe ‘Far From Done’ After GOP Shuts It Down

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence panel said he plans to continue work on the Russia probe despite Republican moves to shut it down, saying 30 witnesses still need to be interviewed.
Texas Anti-Sanctuary Law Is Mostly Upheld by U.S. Appeals Court

Texas Anti-Sanctuary Law Is Mostly Upheld by U.S. Appeals Court

Texas got permission from a federal appeals court to enforce much, but not all, of its controversial sanctuary-city ban. Cities and law enforcement personnel must immediately begin to cooperate fully
Horizon's Valliere Sees U.S. Trying to Pull Out of Iran Deal

Horizon's Valliere Sees U.S. Trying to Pull Out of Iran Deal

Horizon Investments Chief Global Strategist's Greg Valliere reacts to President Donald Trump's decision to replace Secretary of State Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Valliere speaks with
Trump's Personal Assistant Was Fired Monday, Hired by the Re-Election Campaign Tuesday

Trump's Personal Assistant Was Fired Monday, Hired by the Re-Election Campaign Tuesday

President Donald Trump’s personal assistant, John McEntee, was fired on Monday, according to three White House officials.
Singapore to Fight Fake News the Way it Fights Drugs

Singapore to Fight Fake News the Way it Fights Drugs

Singapore intends to treat fake news with the same comprehensive approach as it does illicit drugs while allowing space for a “robust” discourse, according to a cabinet minister involved in
Sierra Leone to Hold Runoff Vote As Opposition Wins First Round

Sierra Leone to Hold Runoff Vote As Opposition Wins First Round

Sierra Leone will hold a runoff vote for president later this month after the main opposition’s candidate won the first round ballot but failed to secure a majority.
Trudeau Floats Tariffs to Prevent Flood of Steel Through Canada

Trudeau Floats Tariffs to Prevent Flood of Steel Through Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada could use tariffs to fight any “increased pressure” of steel dumping into Canada aimed at circumventing new U.S. restrictions.
Brookings' O'Hanlon Expects Haspel to Be Confirmed as CIA Head

Brookings' O'Hanlon Expects Haspel to Be Confirmed as CIA Head

Michael O'Hanlon, Brookings Institution director of research, discusses Rex Tillerson's ouster as well as expectations of Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's choice to head the CIA. O'Hanlon joined
Scandal Threatens to Derail Abe’s Economic Agenda

Scandal Threatens to Derail Abe’s Economic Agenda

The Japanese government’s plans for the economy have been thrown into disarray by a cronyism scandal.
Corruption Trial Looms for Key Aide of Brazil’s President Temer

Corruption Trial Looms for Key Aide of Brazil’s President Temer

A key aide of Brazil’s President Michel Temer has been indicted on charges of corruption and money-laundering.
U.S. Students Stage School Walkouts to Protest Gun Violence

U.S. Students Stage School Walkouts to Protest Gun Violence

Young people in the U.S. walked out of school to demand action on gun violence Wednesday in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged since the massacre in Florida.
Lockheed F-35 Cost Stabilizes at $406 Billion, Pentagon Says

Lockheed F-35 Cost Stabilizes at $406 Billion, Pentagon Says

The Pentagon’s estimated cost to develop and purchase Lockheed Martin Corp.’s F-35 jet, the costliest U.S. weapons program, has stabilized for now, according to a new report to Congress.
May Plots to Punish Russia as Crisis Over Poisoned Spy Deepens

May Plots to Punish Russia as Crisis Over Poisoned Spy Deepens

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will set out how she aims to retaliate against Russia over the nerve agent attack on a former spy and his daughter, deepening tensions between Vladimir Putin’s regime
New Jersey’s New Budget Aims to Raise Taxes on Almost Everything

New Jersey’s New Budget Aims to Raise Taxes on Almost Everything

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy proposed taxing online-room booking, ride-sharing, marijuana, e-cigarettes and Internet transactions along with raising taxes on millionaires and retail sales.
South Africa Graft Inquiry to Summon Zuma's Son, Gupta Brothers

South Africa Graft Inquiry to Summon Zuma's Son, Gupta Brothers

South African lawmakers said it will summon the Gupta family and the son of former President Jacob Zuma to appear before an inquiry that is investigating the mismanagement of public funds at

EPA Clears the Air for Polluters With U.S. Factory Emissions Rules

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has issued a new directive that clarifies a powerful but technical facet of the Clean Air Act, completing a trifecta of high-profile changes
EU Demands U.K. Act in ‘Good Faith’ in Brexit Treaty Revision

EU Demands U.K. Act in ‘Good Faith’ in Brexit Treaty Revision

The European Union failed to water down proposals for the Irish border that Theresa May said no prime minister could ever accept in the first revision of the draft Brexit treaty.
Trade, Visas, World Cup Among Options for U.K.'s Russia Reprisal

Trade, Visas, World Cup Among Options for U.K.'s Russia Reprisal

Prime Minister Theresa May has threatened action against Russia over the poisoning of a former spy on British soil. But what can she actually do?
Stormy Daniels’s Lawyer Says Trump Missed Settlement Offer Deadline

Stormy Daniels’s Lawyer Says Trump Missed Settlement Offer Deadline

President Donald Trump’s attorneys missed a deadline to accept the return of a $130,000 settlement payment from a pornographic film actress who’s seeking to tell her story, according to her lawyer.
Tillerson Fought to Keep Job Before Ouster by Trump

Tillerson Fought to Keep Job Before Ouster by Trump

Bloomberg's Bill Faries discusses President Donald Trump's firing of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday. He speaks with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close."